Self Discovery Quotes

Surprising choice proves hardest to come by. Most choices, even the disastrous ones, are predictable.
– Carrie Snyder

Some things can’t be taught; they can only be discovered.
– Richelle E. Goodrich

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
– Charles Caleb

If in the last few years you haven’t discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead.
– Gelett Burgess

Becoming conscious is of course a sacrilege against nature; it is as though you had robbed the unconscious of something.
– Carl G. Jung

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
– Anaïs Nin

To the question of your life you are the answer, and to the problems of your life you are the solution.
– Joe Cordare

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.
– Bernice Johnson

Living is being born slowly. It would be a little too easy if we could borrow ready made souls.
– Antoine Saint

You’re always in either first or fifth, but you know there’s a lot of great gears in between.
– Tony

For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
– Clifton Fadiman

There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.
– Elizabeth A. Behnke

By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.
– George Herbert

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
– Confucius

A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who knows others is learned; He who knows himself is wise.
– Lao tzu

I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.
– James Baldwin

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
– Lorraine Hansberry

It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself. Makes you wonder what else you can do that you’ve forgotten about.
– Alan Ball

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.
– Alan Alda