Quotes about Self-knowledge

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Send a boat off and you`ll see that I`m not an island but an iceberg.

Epik High

All the drugs in the world can`t save us from ourselves.

Marilyn Manson

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I am a humanist, which means, in part, that I have tried to behave decently without any expectation of rewards or punishments after I`m dead.

Kurt Vonnegut

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Don`t blindly believe what I say. Don`t believe me because others convince you of my words. Don`t believe anything you see, read, or hear from others, whether of authority, religious teachers or texts. Don`t rely on logic alone, nor speculation. Don`t infer or be deceived by appearances. Do not give up your authority and follow blindly the will of others. This way will lead to only delusion. Discover for yourself what is truth, what is real.

Buddha

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The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Our sense of free will results from a failure to appreciate this: We do not know what we intend to do until the intention itself arises.

Sam Harris

We do not change ourselves, precisely - because we have only ourselves with which to do the changing - but we continually influence, and are influenced by, the world around us and the world within us.

Sam Harris

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By merely glancing at your face or listening to your tone of voice, others are often more aware of your state of mind and motivations than you are.

Sam Harris

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Either our wills are determined by prior causes and we are not responsible for them, or they are the product of chance and we are not responsible for them.

Sam Harris

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Free will is an illusion. Our wills are simply not of our own making. Thoughts and intentions emerge from background causes of which we are unaware and over which we exert no conscious control. We do not have the freedom we think we have.

Sam Harris

I`m not perfect and I don`t live to be.

Demi Lovato

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I'm always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously.

David Bowie

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