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If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.
The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
I'm realizing for the first time, your life goes on while you're trying to pursue this career. I saw my career as everything. But you have this life, too. Living your life fully, you come to know yourself better. You'll find the place for it.
I do want to work on writing, because writing's a skill. Writing is something that you can train yourself to know better. To know yourself better. And it's intimidating as hell.
Trust your gut. You know yourself, so don't let somebody else tell you who you are.
Never be afraid of failure. And don't stop yourself from doing something you want to do because of what others might think. Only you know yourself best.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.
When you die, others who think they know you, will concoct things about you... Better pick up a pen and write it yourself, for you know yourself best.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
The way you get to know yourself is by the expressions on other people's faces, because that's the only thing that you can see, unless you carry a mirror about.
Know yourself to improve yourself.
The better you know yourself, the better your relationship with the rest of the world.
If you really want to know yourself, start by writing a book.
Shereen El Feki
To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment.
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Why are people afraid of getting older? You feel wiser. You feel more mature. You feel like you know yourself better. You would trade that for softer skin? Not me!
You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society.
We have to program the mind of the public that age is not ugly. Age is just age. Wake up, American children, and stop listening to other people's voices. Know yourself, be true to yourself and make a contribution. It took me half my life to know myself. I listened to other people's opinions and took them as gospel.
There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.
Use the creative process - singing, writing, art, dance, whatever - to get to know yourself better.
Know yourself; keep your circle tight. Keep your friends and your work circle tight.
Parkour is really a practice of getting to know yourself, what you're able to do, what are your limits. As you train, you start knowing what you can do.
It's not to much fun to know yourself too well or think you do - everyone needs a little conceit to carry them through & past the falls.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
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