Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
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.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.
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.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.
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.
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.
Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.
It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.
There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
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