Quotes About Finding Yourself & Self Discovery “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” Friedrich Nietzsche “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Aristotle “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn
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Ever feel like standing up, flipping off your boss and pulling a Jerry Maguire? Or firing all your pain-in-the-ass clients? You’ve probably heard of the concept of f*ck you money—the amount of money that would put you in a position to be able to do this (theoretically, of course). What that number is depends a lot on who you’re talking to. Exactly How Much Money is F*ck You Money? Most people equate f*ck you money
Ah yes, the flâneur. The connoisseur of the street. He began as a literary figure and thanks to many commentators over the years, has evolved into a practical life philosophy. Here are some quotes and words related to the concept of the flâneur and his (or her) pastime, flânerie. [toc] Flâneur Quote from Edgar Allen Poe I felt singularly aroused, startled, fascinated. “How wild a history,” I said to myself, “is written within that bosom!” Then
Our Collection of Observation Quotes “I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.” Christopher Isherwood “Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.” Marcus Aurelius “All of us are watchers – of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway – but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing.”
Our most valuable thoughts are often those that arise by chance at the moments we least expect them. There’s the brilliant business idea when you’re walking down the sidewalk, in no particular hurry to get where you’re going, merely taking in the sights and sounds. The drowsy midnight discovery that wakes you up from your pre-sleep hypnotic trance. The elevator epiphany. Traffic light insight. Bathtub revelation. It’s these random moments that are the raison
Walking in solitude provides a chance to explore, quiet our minds, mull over ideas and conceive new concepts. The very act is a counter to the relentless pace of life in modern society where we’re overstimulated and bombarded with information, requests and notifications. Here are some famous thinkers from history who were habitual walkers. 1. Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau, author of Walden, was one of the world’s most famous walkers. An advocate