"How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone."
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"Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey."
"I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous."
"The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique."
"A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune."
"Do not wish to be anything except what you are."
"He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals."
"Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty."
"The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind."
"One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself."
"You have to know what's important and what's unimportant, for you."
"There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self."
"Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away."
"Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men."
"Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority."
"I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy."
"An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning."
"He knows the universe and does not know himself."
"He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment."
"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man."
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