Knowing thyself is a great Virtue

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Man has an inborn curiosity to see the unseen and to know the unknown. One can do many things to fulfil one’s indomitable desire. A person usually tries to find out the things and beings surrounding him. He critically evaluates others. Overlooks, counts measures and observes the circumstances. And thus he gathers experience throughout his life time leaving himself unknown. But to know thyself is an abstract quest of finding something beyond the material capacity. It is very difficult to understand and realize our own selves are to know our own identity. It may be similar to self-criticism or self- analysis knowing thyself makes one understand oneself which seems to be the best way to develop personality. There are many ways and means to know others or to criticize over different matters but self-criticism is the best way to measure one’s self. Therefor; importance of knowing thyself can never be denied.

It is undoubtedly important for anyone to identify his or her personality. Thousands of years ago philosopher thought about it and said, know thyself which is the best study of discovering one’s inner faculties. Though it appears to be very difficult to find out our limitations, it is also instructive for developing one self. They do not amend themselves rather they are afraid of self-criticism lest their faults show be leaked out. However, knowing them self is the best way to rectify, to identify the inner man, which is earnestly required to be perfect of life.

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Summary: Curiosity is mans in born quality. But it is a kind of blessing to know oneself. But to condemn other is never a good quality. Man’s behavior is strange as he is more interested in knowing the limitations of others, while he remains ignorant to oneself. It is very important for anyone to identify one’s own personality though self-criticism and self-analysis.

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