self-knowledge

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on knowledge, men, and self-knowledge

Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on life, self-knowledge, do what you love, dog, and metaphor

Pursue, keep up with, circle round and round your life, as a dog does his master's chaise.  Do what you love.  Know your own bone, gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by George Gurdjieff on knowledge, machines, self-knowledge, slavery, and understanding

Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.

George Gurdjieff (1873 - 1949)

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A Quote by George Gurdjieff on knowledge, machines, self-knowledge, slavery, and understanding

Without self-knowledge, without understand the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave . . . .

George Gurdjieff (1873 - 1949)

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A Quote by Francis Herbert Bradley on knowledge, mind, self-knowledge, and worth

The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.

Francis Herbert Bradley (1846 - 1924)

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A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on meaning, self-knowledge, water, non-duality, unity, oneness, flow, and connectedness

How could drops of water know themselves to be a river?  Yet the river flows on.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

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A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on judgment and self-knowledge

It is much more difficult to judge oneself, than to judge others.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

Source: The Little Prince

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