If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Somehow we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing. ... Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
A humble knowledge of oneself is a surer road to God than a deep searching of the sciences.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Learn what you are, and be such.
I'm a salami writer. I try to write good salami, but salami is salami.
To pursue yourself is an interesting and absorbing thing to do. Once you have caught the scent of a hidden being, your own hidden being, you won't readily be deflected from the tracking down of it.
Ninety percent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves.
If I could know me, I could know the universe.
A man who knows he is a fool is not a great fool.
I believe that in our constant search for security we can never gain any peace of mind until we are secure in our own soul.
We should know what our convictions are, and stand for them. Upon one's own philosophy, conscious or unconscious, depends one's ultimate interpretation of facts. Therefore it is wise to be as clear as possible about one's subjective principles. As the man is, so will be his ultimate truth.
Femininity appears to be one of those pivotal qualities that is so important no one can define it.
I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.
People who concentrate on giving good service always get more personal satisfaction as well as better business. How can we get better service? One way is by trying to see ourselves as others do.
Resolve to be thyself; and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.