Self Knowledge Quotes

Utterly Irrelevant

“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are. What others say is irrelevant.” – Nic Sheff

It’s Not You, It’s Me

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Gustav Jung

True Power

“Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.” – Terry Goodkind

It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

“What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?” – Immanuel Kant

Who Knows?

“To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.” – Lao Tzu

Unflappable

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.” – Robert Frost

People are Strange

“I wanted to laugh, or maybe get mad, or maybe shrug at how strange everyone was, especially me.” – Stephen Chbosky

Knowledge is Power

“‘Self-knowledge is better than self-control any day.’ Raquel said firmly. ‘And I know myself well enough to know how I act around cookies.” – Claudia Gray

How Do You Do

“To know oneself is to study oneself in action, which is relationship.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Inside Job

“It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine.” – Byron Katie

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