Quotes by self-knowledge
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
American academic and social critic 1947-
American feminism's nose dive began when Kate Millet, that imploding beanbag of poisonous self-pity, declared Freud a sexist. Trying to build a sex theory without studying Freud, women have made nothing but mud pies.Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
British writer 1819-1875
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Frank Moore Colby
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
British princess 1961-1997
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
American columnist 1918-
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.
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
Israeli politician, founder of and first Prime Minister of Israel 1886-1973
Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
French philosopher 1909-1943
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
American writer 1837-1921
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
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