Self Discovery Quotes
I hope these self discovery quotes will help you find some inspiration on why it's important to look within in a reflective mood.
"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will find them gradually, without noticing it, and live along some distant day into the answer."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
"We need to find the courage to say 'NO' to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity."
- Barbara De Angelis
"If you don't get lost, there's a chance you may never be found."
"Nothing is true in self-discovery unless it is true in your own experience. This is the only protection against the robot levels of the mind."
- Barry Long
"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself."
- Alan Alda
"All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why."
- James Thurber
"The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart."
- Julien Green
"You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need."
- Jerry Gillies
1 FREE E-Course & 2 FREE Special Reports. Just fill in your Email Address and Name below:
"The only difference between us is that I am aware of my natural state, while you are bemused.... We discover it by being earnest, by searching, enquiring, questioning daily and hourly, by giving one's life to this discovery."
"Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates."
- Thomas Szasz
"Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self."
- Bhagavad Gita
"There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
- Anaïs Nin
"No man can teach another self-knowledge. He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery - the source of truth."
- Barry Long
"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves."
- Henry David Thoreau
"I went on to discover that in its deepest sense, the will is not primarily the faculty of desire for anything known, but rather, the desire for something unknown, animate desire for something that lies beyond ourselves, a longing for something we know is missing in us..."
- Bernadette Roberts
"After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life."
- Sophia Loren
"Nurture your dreams, Discover your passion, Embrace your visions, Free your spirit, Share your love, Love your soul."
- Vicki Virk
"The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose."
- Richard Grant
"There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self."
- Benjamin Franklin
"Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle."
- Lewis Carroll
New! CommentsHave your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.