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Quotes About Knowing Oneself

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Steve Maraboli
“Be happy with who you are and what you do, and you can do anything you want.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if…You stopped focusing on what you didn’t want and started focusing on what you do want? Let today be the day…You establish a clear intent, make a plan, and take actions towards your intent.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Christine Feehan
“I have to figure out why I worked at a job I hated for years. I have to find out why I can’t see what everyone else sees in me. I don’t feel beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I never saw beautiful. For this to happen to someone like me, it’s devastating, Jonas. I don’t want you to think it’s vanity, it isn’t. I can’t see me and I need to be able to do that. I need to find out what I’m like and what I want. I have to be comfortable in my own skin before I can be in a relationship the way you want.”
Christine Feehan, Safe Harbor

Bruce Lee
“If you follow the classical pattern, you are understanding the routine, the tradition, the shadow -- you are not understanding yourself.”
Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

Richie Norton
“Truly being authentic is knowing what matters to you, on the deepest level of who you are, and committing always to act from that authentic center.”
Richie Norton, The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live without Regret

Friedrich Nietzsche
“We are unknown to ourselves, we men of knowledge - and with good reason. We have never sought ourselves - how could it happen that we should ever find ourselves? It has rightly been said: "Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also"; our treasure is where the beehives of our knowledge are.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morals

Alexandra Katehakis
“Sometimes it’s only in the ecstasy of unrepressed movement that we may enter the stillness of our authentic selves. In such sacred moments, the world seems to be in step. This is why the idea of finding love across the dance floor endure — symbolizing that, when we know the true rhythm of our heart, we know the other.”
Alexandra Katehakis, Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence

Shawna Lemay
“How to recognize what is real? To know the layers and depths of oneself, to know how to open, to know how to fill a capacious hold-all, to know one’s own quirks and nervous twitches, cravings and transparencies, and, above all the force, literally the force, of events, connections, the wild calm in every thing. ”
Shawna Lemay

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
“She did not understand why women complicated their lives with corsets and petticoats, so she sewed herself a coarse cassock that she simply put over her and without further difficulties resolved the problem of dress, without taking away the feeling of being naked, which according to her lights was the only decent way to be when at home.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

Bryant McGill
“The power of getting to know one another is so immense, eclipsed only by first getting to know ourselves.”
Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

“Often times it is difficult to rely on your judgment when the focus on your true objective is out of alignment.”
Mark W. Boyer

“Your spiritual path isn't always just something you find, you started it the moment you took your first breath, and ever since you're been getting closer and closer to remembering who you truly are!”
Martin R. Lemieux

Amaka Imani Nkosazana
“In a world where things are moving so fast, don't get lost in the midst of it all. Figure out what's more important to you and proceed with confidence. I know it gets a bit hectic at times and almost seems impossible. But, you can get there, even if you must pause along the way. Just don't come to a complete stop.”
Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

Criss Jami
“Ingredients to success: know what you do well, know what to do well, and know someone who's swell.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Knowing thyself.
Know that your life could be define by your daily actions.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Bryant McGill
“Connecting with yourself and knowing yourself is a monumental and life changing event.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

“Never take advise from any one. Only you know what is best for you. Never give advise to any one. You only know what is best for you”
Prabhukrishna M

“wisdom is great, but sometimes, those who think they are wiser than others can become the otherwise”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Brittany L. Engels
“Where you've been or haven't been does not make you who you are." -Faolan”
Brittany L. Engels, Kaptito Kero

Zadie Smith
“Cause nobody's the slightest idea who we are, or who we were, not even we ourselves
- except, that is, in the glimmer of a moment of fair business between strangers, or the nod of knowing and agreement between friends.
Other than these, we go out anonymous into the insect air and all we are is the dust of colour, brief engineering of wings towards a glint of light on a blade of grass or a leaf in a summer dark.

Azide Smith, How to be Both”
Zadie Smith

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