45 Quotes About Finding Yourself


Finding your passion and inner awesomeness can take a little effort seeking. These quotes about finding yourself show you the value and importance of understanding the knowing the person you are inside and meant to be in the world.

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”

“A man who finds no satisfaction in himself will seek for it in vain elsewhere.”

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”

“Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is The Secret ingredient that fuels daring.”

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”

“All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.”

“All wonders you seek are within yourself.”

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

“Discovering who you are today is the first step to being who you will be tomorrow.”

“Do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”

“Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person.”

“For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.”

“I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.”

“I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.”

“I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision.”

“If you don’t get lost, there’s a chance you may never be found.”

“If you don’t know who you are, a university is an expensive place to find out.”

“If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions.”

“It is far better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for who you are not.”

“It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too.”

“It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.”

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.”

“Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.”

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

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.”

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

“Life is a school where you learn how to remember what your soul already knows.”

“Man can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as… from a lack of bread.”

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”

“Man never knows what he wants; he aspires to penetrate mysteries and as soon as he has, he wants to reestablish them. Ignorance irritates him and knowledge cloys.”

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”

“One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.”

“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.”

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.”

“Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you.”

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.”

“The journey toward self-discovery is life’s greatest adventure.”

“The only journey is the journey within.”

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes.”

“The searching-out and thorough investigation of truth ought to be the primary study of man.”

“The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.”

“There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.”

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”

“You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.”

“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.”

Having some moments of self discovery will allow you to explore more into the depths of your heart and mind.

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