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A list of the best self quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous self quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic self quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational self quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about self?" and "What are inspirational self quotes?"

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Ninety per cent 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 -- so how can we know anyone else?


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Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.


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I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision.


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One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.


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