Wisdom quotes to help you find your true self

Human life is strange, the moment you start believing you know it all realities of life hit you right in the face. In some cases, the fact that we are living in twentieth century hardly make a difference. You are still as ignorant as a four-year-old is, it is quite impossible to make yourself aware of the infinite world of realities that are far beyond your imagination.

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” – William James

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It is an irony that most people are always busy running after things that hardly hold any importance in their lives and the moment they realize the mistake, it is already too late to change anything. You must accept the fact that without giving the right direction to your life you are still miles away from success and happiness.

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates

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Those who claim to know it all must acknowledge the fact that a human being in never able to understand the mysteries of the universe. Universe has strange ways to keep everyone engaged and keep him/her guessing what destiny has got in store.

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

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Most people are so preoccupied with other people’s lives that they hardly have time to focus upon their own lives something that take their own lives in the wrong direction. It is important that instead of pointing out or suggesting others to work on their weaknesses one must try to overcome his/her own.

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau


As they say you see what you want to see, it all depends upon your perception. Even those people who think negative also live in the same world and eat the same food but they fail to develop a broader perspective to look at their corner of world and that’s what make the difference.

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” – Joseph Campbell

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Life is all about rediscovering yourself as time keeps changing and along with that, your priorities change. The person who is in touch with his/her true self is someone who is on his path to unveil the mysteries of the universe. It all starts and ends with you eventually.

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” – Henry James

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You always have one or the other thing to be grateful for even when you go through adversities of life. Life is always full of hope for people who never let their difficulties define them. They live life on their own terms and live each day to the fullest.

“Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.” – Shigenori Kameoka

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Happiness stems from within as it all depends upon your outlook to look at the world. When you get up on the wrong side of the bed, thing that usually make you happy irritate you. In the same manner, life seems an open road when you are in your high spirits.

“Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.” ― Ramana Maharshi

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There are times when even after spending years on the face of earth you still feel naive with the realities of life. There is always so much to explore and understand, as it is hard to understand your true self let alone everyone or everything else around you.

“Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.” ―Bob Dylan

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You hardly know anything about those whom you usually compare yourself with, so the comparisons you make are baseless. There is always a sad story behind every smiling face, it’s just that most people fail to see through the person and make their own assumptions.

You must make efforts to know your true self before you try to understand the mysteries of the universe.

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