The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...
We read books to find out who we are.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
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.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
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.
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.
The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends