Category Archives: self knowledge

In real love you want the other person’s good. In romantic love you want the other person.


In real love you want the other person’s good. In romantic love you want the other person. – Margaret Anderson What does that mean? To me, this quote is a classic description of selfless love compared to selfish love. Or … Continue reading

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A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.


A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is. – Seneca What does that mean? To me, this is a statement of our relative condition. Someone from the very cold regions of the planet might be miserable at the equator, … Continue reading

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Great wealth and contentment seldom live together.


Great wealth and contentment seldom live together. – Anonymous What does that mean? To me, the key to this quote is the word seldom. Not never but seldom. There are people who have been able to amass great wealth and remain contented, … Continue reading

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When you are in Love you can’t fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.


When you are in Love you can’t fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss What does that mean? I imagine most of us have been there at some point in our lives. They walk in, and the … Continue reading

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Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.


Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. – Nietzsche What does that mean? This is a quote from a guy who also famously said “There are no facts, only interpretations.” From that statement, I believe it is safe … Continue reading

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It’s unrealistic to think that the future of humanity can be achieved only on the basis of prayer, what we need is to take action.


It’s unrealistic to think that the future of humanity can be achieved only on the basis of prayer, what we need is to take action. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? To me, this is a very practical and pragmatic … Continue reading

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The best way to predict the future is to create it.


The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Peter Drucker What does that mean? The Future… Kind of scary sounding. Full of unknowns. Full of twists and turns. How can you possibly predict it? This quote says that … Continue reading

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