„There has been an inversion in the hierarchy of the two principles of antiquity, “Take care of yourself” and “Know yourself.” In Greco-Roman culture, knowledge of oneself appeared as the consequence of the care of the self. In the modern world, knowledge of oneself constitutes the fundamental principle.“

—  Michel Foucault, “Technologies of the Self,” Ethics, Subjectivity and Truth (1994), p. 228
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