Knowing Who You Are Quotes

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Thomas Jefferson
The whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness.
Leo Tolstoy
To live is to be born every minute. Death occurs when birth stops.
Erich Fromm
I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.
Helen Keller
If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.
Peter McWilliams
Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.
Diane Ackerman
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
Benjamin Franklin
There is no way you can use the word “reality” without quotation marks around it.
Joseph Campbell
I got divorced, after having been married for almost eight years. That is a very life-altering experience. There’s a period of time that you go through, where you’re having to adjust to knowing yourself and knowing who you are from being a couple to being an individual again.
Jenna Fischer
The secret to feeling attractive, and to being attractive, is the confidence that comes from knowing who you are and what you believe in.
Diane von Furstenberg
You will be faced with facing all the things in yourself that keep you from knowing who you are, you’ll have to stand up to roles and definitions that your family and culture have given you.
Kelly Carlin-McCall
They’re trying to tell us that we’re not right, so we have to buy their products. The number one cause of mental illness is not knowing who you are and you can’t know who you are if you don’t spend time honoring yourself, and living in the present.
Naomi Judd
My definition of freedom is knowing who you are, and then being it. No matter what anyone else is doing. And naked parties of course.
Freedom from obsession is not about something you do; it’s about knowing who you are. It’s about recognizing what sustains you and what exhausts you. What you love and what you think you love because you believe you can’t have it.
Geneen Roth
It’s not about knowing who you are. It’s about thinkin you got there without takin anything with you. Your notions about startin over. or anybody’s. You dont start over. That’s what it’s about. Every step you take is forever. You can’t make it go away. None of it.
Cormac McCarthy
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
Dr. Seuss