In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.— Jiddu Krishnamurti
Passioned Knowing Oneself quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Thus one should know oneself to be of the nature of Existence-Consciousness-Bliss[Sat-Chit-Ananda].
As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health - food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is Love of Oneself.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
When one realizes God, He grants knowledge and illumination from within;
one knows it oneself. In the fullness of one's spiritual realization one will find that He who resides in one's heart, resides in the hearts of others as well - the oppressed, the persecuted, the untouchable, and the outcast.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Most traditional methods of working on oneself are mostly pain centered.
People get to repeat over and over their painful emotions without knowing how to use the body's own inherently positive direction and force.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
The greatest wisdom is to get to know oneself.
[To] know oneself is, above all, to know what one lacks.
It is to measure oneself against Truth, and not the other way around. The first product of self-knowledge is humility . . .
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
Self-knowledge involves relationship.
To know oneself is to study one self in action with another person. Relationship is a process of self evaluation and self revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself - to be is to be related.
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.
I have changed nothing, my style of play is still that of a child.
I know that above all it is my job and that I should approach it in another way, but one must not lose sight of the fact that football is a game. It is imperative one plays to amuse oneself, to be happy. That is what children do and I do the same thing.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
To dance, above all, is to enter into the motions of life.
It is an action, a movement, a process. The dance of life is not so much a metaphor as a fact; to dance is to know oneself alone and to celebrate it.
Love is that enviable state that knows no envy or vanity, only empathy and a longing to be greater than oneself.
One is always in the dark about one's own personality. One needs others to get to know oneself.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
The Fascist accepts life and loves it, knowing nothing of and despising suicide;
he rather conceives of life as duty and struggle and conquest, life which should be high and full, lived for oneself, but not above all for others those who are at hand and those who are far distant, contemporaries, and those who will come after.
To fear death is nothing other than to think oneself wise when one is not.
For it is to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not even turn out to be the greatest blessings of human beings. And yet people fear it as if they knew for certain it is the greatest evil.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Truth has no path. Truth is living and, therefore, changing. Awareness is without choice, without demand, without anxiety; in that state of mind, there is perception. To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. Awareness has no frontier; it is giving of your whole being, without exclusion.
It is always difficult to give oneself up;
few persons anywhere ever succeed in doing so, and even fewer transcend the possessive stage to know love for what it actually is: a perpetual discovery, and immersion in the waters of reality, an unending re-creation.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Life is like a sandwich! Birth as one slice, and death as the other.
What you put in-between the slices is up to you. Is your sandwich tasty or sour?
To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up.
I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
If we would know true love and understanding one for another, we must realize that communication is more than a sharing of words. It is the wise sharing of emotions, feelings, and concerns. It is the sharing of oneself totally.
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not.
I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up.
I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
All of us are infected today with an extraordinary egoism.
And that is not freedom; freedom means learning to demand only of oneself, not of life and others, and knowing how to give: sacrifice in the name of love.
Because the true perfection of a practical occupation consists not only in knowing the actual performance of the occupation but also in its explanation, why the work is done a in a particular way, and because the art of calculating is a practical occupation, it is clear that it is pertinent to concern oneself with the theory.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
The state we call realization is simply being oneself, not knowing anything or becoming anything.
Knowing oneself is not so much a question of discovering what is present in one's self, but rather the creation of who one wants to be.
To know oneself means, among other things, to know oneself qua non-sage: that is, not as a sophos, but as a philo-sophos, someone on the way toward wisdom.
How to live simply? It is a big question.
Let the answer come into the empty space that one must create in oneself. Trying to live simply is not the way - we don't know how. Trying to fix it is filling the space with activity, when what is needed is to empty oneself and allow an answer to appear.
I never know why self-sacrifice is noble. Why is it better to sacrifice oneself than someone else?