thyself quotes

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.Akhenaton

Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.Thomas Aquinas

Resolve to be thyself: and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.Matthew Arnold

Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee.Saint Augustine

And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.Marcus Aurelius

When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.Ausonius

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.Thomas Browne

If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.Democritus

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.Ralph Waldo Emerson

Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.Jean de La Fontaine

Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.Benjamin Franklin

Observe all men, thyself most.Benjamin Franklin

First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.Thomas Fuller

Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.Andre Gide

Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself, but look on those that have far exceeded thee.William Gurnall

Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.Joseph Joubert

An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.Thomas a Kempis

Absolve me, teach me, purify me, strengthen me: take me to Thyself, that I may be Thine and Thine only.Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Empathy is born out of the old biblical injunction 'Love the neighbor as thyself.'George McGovern