“Know Yourself” is one of the hardest to live, yet I would say it is one of the most important of the Maxims in our daily lives. If we do not know ourselves, we are likely to make mistakes that cost us something very important — our self respect.
I personally fight a daily struggle with both depression and chronic pain. This is something that I would not wish on anyone — but it has helped me to understand several things about myself, so it is NOT a bad thing for me in the long run. It has made me a person who does not suffer lying to myself….