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Wise Quotes about Thyself

May you find great value in these Thyself quotes and sayings.

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Related topics: Wisdom

Know thyself, and thou shalt know the Universe and God.
- Pythagoras

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anchoring in soft mud is dangerous.
Anchor thyself to the rocks of Faith, Compassion, and Service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Benjamin Franklin

 

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Know When To Be Done.
- Anonymous

We are not what we know
but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I know that I am intelligent,
because I know that I know nothing.
- Socrates

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Be still and know who you are.
- Kirtana

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not know whether I was then
a man dreaming I was a butterfly,
or whether I am now
a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuangzi

When you become centered, suddenly there is great freedom
because you know you are not the mind and you are not the body.
- Osho

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

Know nothing. For to know nothing is to know everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
- Henry David Thoreau

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

The more you know the less you feel.
- Bono

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin


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