39 Quotes About Knowing Yourself


Understanding your core strengths and weaknesses will make it easier for you to overcome your personal challenges and make an impact in your life. These quotes about knowing yourself will encourage you to rise to the occasion as needed.

“As long as you know yourself and you got good people around you and you passionate about what you do, that’s all that matters because at the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.”

“As the years go by, you get to know yourself better and learn what works for you.”

“At the end of the day, you know yourself best.”

“Do not know yourself. I want to continue to surprise me.”

“Everything’s a lot easier when you work with someone you know just about as well as you know yourself.”

“Growing up, movies were something my family and, later, my friends and I would stay up all night talking about. The movies I remember moved me and forced you to think about things that made you know yourself better.”

“Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.”

“I don’t think anybody should get married before they’re 30. You’re too young to really know yourself.”

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.”

“If you really want to know yourself, start by writing a book.”

“I’m realizing for the first time, your life goes on while you’re trying to pursue this career. I saw my career as everything. But you have this life, too. Living your life fully, you come to know yourself better. You’ll find the place for it.”

“Intimacy seems to be one of the major highs of life, whether it’s getting to know yourself in a deeper way, or your partner, or the world and the society that you live in.”

“It’s not to much fun to know yourself too well or think you do – everyone needs a little conceit to carry them through & past the falls.”

“I’ve spent a lot of time self-reflecting. Especially as an actor, you have to know yourself really well in order to do things effectively. And when I dress, I dress for me. I don’t dress to make other people think that I’m this way or that way.”

“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.”

“Know yourself to improve yourself.”

“Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”

“Know yourself; keep your circle tight. Keep your friends and your work circle tight.”

“Never be afraid of failure. And don’t stop yourself from doing something you want to do because of what others might think. Only you know yourself best.”

“Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.”

“Sometimes, taking a job is like going to a shrink or something, where you get to know yourself better.”

“The better you know yourself, the better your relationship with the rest of the world.”

“The fashion world is so interesting because it’s always changing, but if you know yourself really well, despite of all the changes in the fashion trends, you know how to stay true to yourself.”

“The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.”

“The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.”

“The question of whether or not there is a God or truth or reality or whatever you like to call it, can never be answered by books, by priests, philosopher’s or saviours.”

“There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.”

“To become a good cook is to know yourself, and I, at this point, know myself. I know myself, and I know the cook I want to be and the cook I am striving to be.”

“To have a sense of style, it shows you know yourself. People like that.”

“To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.”

“Trust your gut. You know yourself, so don’t let somebody else tell you who you are.”

“Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.”

“Use the creative process – singing, writing, art, dance, whatever – to get to know yourself better.”

“When life was worrying about a car payment or a rent payment and a bill, you’re so consumed with that, you really don’t have time to know yourself. That’s surviving and getting by.”

“When you die, others who think they know you, will concoct things about you… Better pick up a pen and write it yourself, for you know yourself best.”

“You know yourself, once you’ve had the excitement of riding thoroughbreds, it’s not very interesting riding anything else. But I still love horses; I just don’t have one any more.”

“You need not search for the compassionate mind from outside. To know yourself, to know your nature, your mind will automatically be the compassionate one.”

“You never know yourself till you know more than your body.”

“You’ve got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society.”

It doesn’t have to take you long to find your life purpose and understand where you are best suited.

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