Quotes: thyself

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.

  • Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold
    British critic and poet 1822-1888
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    Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery.

  • Pythagoras
    Pythagoras
    Greek philosopher 580 BC - 504 BC
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    Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.

  • An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.

  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.

  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
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    Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.

  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Be so true to thyself as thou be not false to others.

  • Thomas Browne
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    Be substantially great in thyself, and more than thou appearest unto others.

  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou

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