My daily aphorisms. Reflections on life, death, beauty, change, love, happiness, etc., written in a poetic and whimsical style.
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Theoretically I will never know myself, as there's so many things I might like that I've never experienced.
I think knowing what one likes is a very important step in knowing oneself. So is knowing what one does not like.
I know what I like and what I don't like -- at least of the things I've experienced. It's more fun to focus on the likes than the dislikes.
If I really knew myself I'd file for a divorce!
Some days I look in the mirror and don't know myself. I've been through so many changes, up and downs in the past four years that when I look in the mirror, I see me but I also see this stranger. As of recently I've got back in touch with myself and it's funny, I feel like I'm 20 all over again. I know 9 years isn't much, but it is when I think about what I grew to become and how in 9 years, I had to re-root myself sort of speak. I'm okay with that... =)
I know the things I dislike, but sometimes I'm constrained to face them anyway. Now I'm confused. Maybe I should just focus on the things I like before hatred dominates my life.
And I reckon it's an ongoing process. One has to keep knowing oneself -not always possible.
I wish I did totally know myself but I keep coming up with surprises every now and again.
When it comes down to it, what more does one really need to know? Likes and dislikes are subject to change, and so are we.
What does it mean when an aphorist leaves out a full stop, is it some sort of “pause for thought”...?
To know what one likes is to know one's mind, but to know one's mind is not to know oneself. In inner stillness, the mind subsides and reveals what lays under the water.
and dislikes, as well!
Ah yes, but do we ever truly know ourselves? However, we do know what we like and that’s a start!