Quotes by self-knowledge
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B. H. Liddell Hart
British soldier and military historian 1895-1970
A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.
American art historian 1865-1959
A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the not-self that there is no self left to die.
English writer 1812-1870
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
American film and television actor 1959-
A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
A knowledge of men is the prime secret of business success.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
English poet 1688-1744
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-1896
A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship.
President of the US 1946-
A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.Source: U.S. News & World Report, Volume 136, Issues 20-23, 2004
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
British Writer 1938-
A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
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