Quotes: self-knowledge

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  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Never by reflection, but only by doing is self-knowledge possible to one.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    Self-knowledge is the first step to maturity.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
  • Francis H. Bradley
    Francis H. Bradley
    British Philosopher 1846-1924
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    The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
  • The first step to self-knowledge is self-distrust. Nor can we attain to any kind of knowledge, except by a like process.
  • Francis H. Bradley
    Francis H. Bradley
    British Philosopher 1846-1924
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    The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The vast distances that separate the stars are providential. Beings and worlds are quarantined from one another. The quarantine is lifted only for those with sufficient self-knowledge and judgement to have safely traveled from star to star.
    Source: Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994)
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