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When I was young I was sure of everything; in a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before; at present, I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed to me. (Quote by - John Wesley)

Retire into yourself as much as possible. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those whom you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one. People learn as they teach. (Quote by - Seneca)

When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine yourself. (Quote by - Confucius)

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories. (Quote by - A. E. van Vogt)

Be harsh with yourself at times. (Quote by - Seneca)

The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body. (Quote by - George A. Sheehan)

Whatever I have not yet learned to tolerate in myself inevitably will appear in my children. In this way, they, like Julia, guide me to a new level of self-awareness and everyone benefits. (Quote by - Kenny Loggins)

O, happy the soul that saw its own faults. (Quote by - Mevlana Rumi)

Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite opposite. (Quote by - James Broughton)

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it. (Quote by - Robin Williams)

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child In the last decade or so, science has discovered a tremendous amount about the role emotions play in our lives. Researchers have found that even more than IQ, your emotional awareness and abilities to handle feelings will determine your success and happiness in all walks of life, including family relationships. (Quote by - John Gottman)

If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far. (Quote by - Daniel Goleman)

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. (Quote by - Carl Jung)

I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion. (Quote by - Billie Jean King)

It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others. (Quote by - Sydney J. Harris)

We wait all these years to find someone who understands us, I thought, someone who accepts us as we are, someone with a wizard's power to melt stone to sunlight, who can bring us happiness in spite of trials, who can face our dragons in the night, who can transform us into the soul we choose to be. Just yesterday I found that magical Someone is the face we see in the mirror: It's us and our homemade masks. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering. (Quote by - St Augustine)

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade? (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

It is the greatest good for an individual to discuss virtue (aka arete) every day...for the unexamined life is not worth living. (Quote by - Socrates)

Whereas the average individuals "often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are," self-actualizing individuals have "superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general. (Quote by - Abraham Maslow)

The worse a person is the less he feels it. (Quote by - Seneca)

As the fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts. (Quote by - Buddha)

The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within. (Quote by - Gandhi)

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. Thanks to Maria Marquis Thoreau There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root, and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount of time and money on the needy is doing the most by his mode of life to produce that misery which he strives in vain to relieve. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

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