Words to live by pt I

"Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing the self is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force. Mastering the self requires strength."
-Lao Tzu

"Self-knowledge alone eradicates misery". Self-knowledge alone is the means to the highest bliss."
-Adi Shankaracharya

"If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle."
-Sun Tzu