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.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    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
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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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
  • Jackie Mason
    Jackie Mason
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1931-
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    By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    Content not thyself that thou art virtuous in the general; for one link being wanting, the chain is defective.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
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    Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs, as if their mirth were turned into care for their young ones.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Explore thyself. Herein are demanded the eye and the nerve.
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