We know what we are, but know now what we may be.
Deep down within the heart there is a stillness which is healing, a trust in the universal laws which is unwavering, and a strength which is rock-like. But because it is so deep we need both patience and perseverance when digging for it.
I don't think I'm beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me - and, I'm pretty used to me.
I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life.
I will come to you, my friend, when I no longer need you. Then you will find a palace, not an almshouse.
Henry David Thoreau
I don't fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way.
C. JoyBell C.
The view is endlessly fulfilling. It is like the answer to a lifetime of questions and vague cravings.
The final mystery is oneself.
Ask not of things to shed their veils. Unveil yourselves, and things will be unveiled.
I sometimes pray not for self-knowledge in general but for just so much self knowledge at the moment as I can bear and use at the moment; the little daily dose.
Throughout human history beauty has been seen as a gift from God, but Mom had another notion; she thought that beauty could be earned through self-knowledge. It may be a revolutionary idea, but it has offered me great comfort.
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater for their establishment
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Proclaim not all thou knowest
A lot of the conflict you have in your life exists simply because you're not living in alignment; you're not be being true to yourself.
If you're not comfortable enough with yourself or with your own truth when entering a relationship, then you're not ready for that relationship.
I do not know myself and God forbid that I should
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What's your name,' Coraline asked the cat. 'Look, I'm Coraline. Okay?''Cats don't have names,' it said.'No?' said Coraline.'No,' said the cat. 'Now you people have names. That's because you don't know who you are. We know who we are, so we don't need names.
Only the shallow know themselves.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I'd run away
What do you think will be more effective when it comes to succeeding, believing you can or KNOWING you will? Let today be the last day you took timid steps of belief and start taking confident steps of purpose-driven knowing!
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