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finding yourself Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about finding yourself
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“What I think is this: You should give up looking for lost cats and start searching for the other half of your shadow.”
Haruki Murakami
author
Kafka on the Shore
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soul-searching
finding yourself
important things
concepts
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“It’s like my identity’s an orbit that I’ve strayed far away from.”
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“I abandoned my disguise and became myself, free from fear or weakness or lust.”
Rorschach
character
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“I sometimes lift the brocade cover on the mirror of my makeup stand, and have the briefest flicker of a thought that I may find her there in the glass, smirking at me.”
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Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
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“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.”
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“You would be much better off in reading this book if you asked yourself who you are, rather than asked who I am, for you cannot understand what I am unless you understand the nature of personality and the characteristics of consciousness.”
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“The ego is as you think of yourself. You in relation to all the commitments of your life, as you understand them. The self is the whole range of possibilities that you’ve never even thought of. And you’re stuck with you’re past when you’re stuck with the ego. Because if all you know about yourself is what you found out about yourself, well, that already happened. The self is a whole field of potentialities to come through.”
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“They thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else’s path and you are not on the adventure.”
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“The slave girl didn’t have a name; she didn’t know how old she was. She had lived at Huangling Palace since her parents had sold her to Lan when she was a small child.”

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