know your own mind

know (one's) own mind

To be firmly resolute and confident in one's ideas, intentions, plans, or opinions. I've never worried too much about the effects of peer pressure on Kelly, as she really knows her own mind on what's right or wrong.
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know your own mind

be decisive and certain.
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know your own ˈmind

know what you want or like: At 25 you’re old enough to know your own mind and make these decisions for yourself.
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References in classic literature ?
Judgin' by your actions one'd think you didn't know your own mind.
But your wife had need have one, for you hardly know your own mind enough to make both your legs walk one way.
You are old enough to know your own mind and to go your own way.
You don't seem to know your own mind for a single moment.
It has occurred to me,' pursued my aunt, 'that a little change, and a glimpse of life out of doors, may be useful in helping you to know your own mind, and form a cooler judgement.
You're 34 - you know your own mind by now and it's your life.
to You may not be feeling on top form physically but mentally you really do know your own mind right now.
You know your own mind and should know by now, that your needs are different from that of your friends.
Try and know your own mind before taking the risk and putting your friendship on the line.
A loved one will try to distract you or persuade you against agreeing to some future plans, but you know your own mind - haven't they noticed?
You in particular are more than old enough to know your own mind.
If you're reasonably intelligent, have been paying attention and know your own mind, it's not you.
You're old enough to know your own mind and they should respect that.
But you're old enough to know your own mind and, if you don't go for it, you'll always wonder if he had more to offer than a pair of amazing eyes.