Self Knowledge Quotes - Help Yourself By Knowing Yourself Better

Self Knowledge Quotes

What follows are various self knowledge quotes to help lighten the mode but also to offer insight and encouragement.

There are many quotes on knowledge and quotes about knowledge available elsewhere. Here I hope these quotations help you in your quest to boost your self knowledge and/or provide a few moments of wisdom and insight into life.

I hope you enjoy them and benefit from them.


Self Knowledge Quotations

Every fulfilment is slavery. It drives us to a higher fulfilment. Albert Camus

The weakest man in the world can avail himself of the passion of the wisest. Earl of Chesterfield

An exception disproves the rule. Arthur Conan Doyle

If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago. William Hazlitt

The world is but a school of enquiry. Michel de Montaigne

The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke

Anything becomes a pleasure if one does it too often. Oscar Wilde

There is nothing so unnatural as the commonplace. Arthur Conan Doyle

Concerning great things one should either be silent or speak loftily. Nietzsche

All necessary truth is its own evidence. Emerson

Knowledge is power. Francis Bacon

Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. Confucius

Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used until they are seasoned. Oliver Wendell Holmes


From my notebooks:

The following are taken from my notebooks. They will I hope complement the quotations given above as well as reveal a little more about my life and my thinking about life.

Some are idle thoughts and comments on life and the life we lead. Others could one day be developed further into articles or reports. I feel that they are related to the 'self knowledge quotes' theme.


Self knowledge quotes - from my notebooks

The thing about truth and reality is that you look hard enough you actually find it.

You have to know when to let things go. And you'll be the stronger and the wiser for it.

Do we have time to take the understanding stance?

Listen to your own common sense.

Are you an apprentice of life?

Do we learn by observing, OR do we learn by doing?

Wake, wake up the cry. If you're asleep wake up

Are you a rare type - able to recognize the extent of your own ignorance? Knowing that makes you smart.

Learn to develop your life sight to discern details of life that might otherwise pass you by.

Knowledge and wisdom lie at the heart of life.

Know yourself like you know your best friend.

Do you know yourself? And if you do - how well?


I hope you have enjoyed this 'self knowledge quotes' page, and enjoy the rest of the website. Martin

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