Tag: Self-knowledge

What Is The Greatest Glory In Living?

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The greatest glory in living is to live your life. It is not to focus on what you cannot do. It is to live your life and live it well.

The greatest glory in living your life is to be comfortable with yourself. If you are comfortable with yourself, with your life, with who you are, there is nothing you can’t do.

You are going to fail in life. Everything is not going to be nice everyday. Sometimes it is going to work against. Sometimes it is going to work in your favor. No matter what happens, take it. It is not always what happens that hurts us; it is how we handle it that hurts us.

When you fail, get up. When you fall, get up. When things are not working for you, don’t quit. Try to understand why it is not working for you. Maybe you are doing something wrong, maybe not. If you quit, you will never know what you are doing wrong. Nelson Mandela said, “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

The greatest glory in living your life is how you handle yourself. Because if you don’t know your true self, you will be unable to explore life. Self-knowledge is the beginning of life. Know yourself to know others. That is the greatest glory in living your life.

The Benefits Of Defining Yourself

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You are the only person who can define you. Do not allow people to define you. If you allow that to happen, they will give you the wrong picture of yourself.

One of the opportunities of your life is to be able to define your real self. Tell people who you are. Do not allow people to tell you who you are. They will tell you the wrong things about yourself.

Joseph Campbell said, “The privilege of a life time is being who you are.” You cannot know who you really are, if you do not define yourself in your own terms.

Sometimes we allow others to define us because we want them to like us. But we are not really helping ourselves by doing that. The great Aristotle said, “Know thyself.” If you want to live a positive, happier, healthier, and a successful life, you MUST know yourself.

You will never know yourself if you allow people who do not even know you to define you. They do not know you. They do not know what you stand for. They do not know where you are going. They know nothing about you. Because of that, do not let their opinions affect you. Their opinions have nothing to do with you. Just focus on what is important to you and the people around you.

Define yourself.

Are you ready to define yourself?