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Inspiration for Finding Yourself
Looking for some great quotes to inspire you to start finding yourself, or encourage someone else who is on a journey of self discovery?
If so, you will enjoy these quotes that I have put together just for you ... as well as all other quotes in my personal online collection. Please feel free to read, browse and be inspired!
Quotes for Beginning The Process of Finding Yourself
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
- George Elliot
Do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
- Dr. Seuss
It is far better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for who you are not.
We have stories to tell, stories that provide wisdom about the journey of life. What more have we to give one another than our 'truth' about our human adventure as honestly and as openly as we know how?
- Rabbi Saul Rubin
...all serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty
Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is The Secret ingredient that fuels daring.
- Grace Lichtenstein
If you don't know who you are, a university is an expensive place to find out.
- A. Armstrong
We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
- Eric Butterworth
Lo, for I to myself am unknown, now in God's name what must I do?
- Rumi "Unknowing"
- Ursula K. Le Guin
In creating something great -- whether a great time, a great piece of art, or a great adventure -- you can discover yourself.
~ Manifest (that's me)
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates.
- Thomas Szasz
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust
Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person.
- Wilfred Peterson
Critical Tasks of Finding Yourself
Man, know thyself.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.
- Lao Tzu
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
If life's journey be endless where is its goal? The answer is, it is everywhere. We are in a palace which has no end, but which we have reached. By exploring it and extending our relationship with it we are ever making it more and more our own. The i ...
- Rabindranath Tagore
Most roads lead men homewards, My road leads me forth
- John Masefield
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.
- Alan Alda
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
This above all -- to thine own self be true.
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thoust can not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I Scene iii
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
Challenges of Finding Yourself
It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
- Ursula K. Le Guin
The journey is the reward.
- Taoist Proverb
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine
Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
- Andre Breton
If you would find gold, you must search where gold is.
- William Juneau
The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going.
- David Starr Jordan
A tall tree
Turn and face the west
O we're running with the wind
A high cliff top
We're waiting with the rest
For this journey to begin ...
You're dancing with the stream
Growing with the silver trees
Your young questions
You ask me what it means ...
- Song Lyrics to "Broken Wings" by Maclean Dougie (hmm)
Specific Challenges of Finding Yourself
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George
Great results cannot be achieved at once, and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk -- step by step.
- Samuel Smiles
Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take many small steps.
- Helmut Schmidt
To be nobody but yourself in a world doing its best to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human can ever fight and never stop fighting.
- e. e. cummings