Quotes by self-knowledge

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  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows.
  • Jimi Hendrix
    Jimi Hendrix
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    Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
    William Cowper
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    Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Lack of knowledge concerning all the factors and the failure to include them in our integral imposes false conclusions.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Our first and last love is... self-love.
  • Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Prostitution, when unmotivated by economic need, might well be defined as a species of psychological addiction, built on self-hatred through repetitions of the act of sale by which a whore is defined.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
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