Introspection Related Quotes



We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world - introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably - that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.

Walter Lippmann


“I am not finding myself, more introducing my many selves to one another in hope they may find an alliance. And that may sound slightly mad, but we are all mad and anyone who disagrees is probably in denial. Either that, or they are simply the sort I should avoid spending time with, for fear they may imprison me in their one dimensional delusional definitions of normality. How frightening.”

Aneequa Sameen


Many people dream of success. To me, success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection.

Soichiro Honda


Introspection is a devouring monster.

Anais Nin


... a curious superstition. This is the belief that, if there be introspection at all, it must give exhaustive and infallible information.

C. D. Broad


Will is guided by wisdom. Wisdom comes from introspection, looking inside yourself, probing, studying the wisdom of the teachers, the masters and bringing that into your mind.

Frederick Lenz


Fulfilling your vision for the best year of your life requires thought and introspection. It is not much different than planning an awesome vacation. It takes time, discussion, planning, decision making, and an array of other skills.

Debbie Ford


“If there was a wikipedia page about you, what would it say?”

Matt Maldre


“The philosopher believes that the value of his philosophy lies in the whole, in the building: posterity discovers it in the bricks with which he built and which are then often used again for better building: in the fact, that is to say, that building can be destroyed and nonetheless possess value as material.”

Friedrich Nietzsche


Out of love you can speak with straight fury.

Eudora Welty