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I was a new devotee of Eastern mysticism and even though I did not join that particular group, I could well have done. They seemed a bit extreme but I regarded myself as not quite ready.
~By Mary Garden ~


Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


As an actor, particularly because I'm - I would call myself a character actor. I change my look, my physical appearance and my body, my hair color, my whatever all the time for a role.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


I'll pat myself on the back and admit I have talent. Beyond that, I just happened to be in the right place at the right time.
~By Ethel Merman ~


I don't really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.
~By Steve Earle ~


Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun.
~By Kent Nerburn ~


I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?
~By Catherine O'Hara ~


The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.
~By Todd Akin ~


Friday was Atlanta. That was fifteen bucks. Once a month, we made a six hundred mile trip from Indianapolis down to Atlanta, and at fifteen dollars, by the time you feed yourself and buy gasoline, you're minus about ten bucks.
~By Lou Thesz ~


Man is a universe within himself.
~By Bob Marley ~


But then my mother, who's a very selfless, stoic person from a family of Marines, would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us - he would make more money; therefore, we'd be able to get better educations.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


A poem is true if it hangs together. Information points to something else. A poem points to nothing but itself.
~By E. M. Forster ~


I have learned a lot about myself and come to deal with a lot of things that, at first, bothered me.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts.
~By Shirley Jackson ~


It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


I love to sing old Motown songs to myself, or some Patti Smith Edith Piaf or Billie Holiday. That gets me in the mood for singing.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


I don't want to prove to anyone or prove to myself. I'd rather just enjoy and show myself that I am capable of doing it and actually going through the process.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself.
~By Henry Reed ~


The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
~By George P. Baker ~


To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
~By E. F. Schumacher ~


I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.
~By Ingrid Bergman ~


I was raised as a Christian but the transaction has to be made by yourself - you and God - at some point.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
~By Henri Bergson ~


The usual channels of university studies or secretarial work did not appeal to me. I cherished difficult dreams through confidence in myself.
~By Ella Maillart ~


The writers keep managing to turn the show in on itself, coming up with something that's well thought-out and miraculous.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Logic must look after itself. In a certain sense, we cannot make mistakes in logic.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


Condi Rice talks tough but she cannot be tough herself.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


I've cheated myself: there are other things I could have done to fill out the bouquet of my career.
~By Robert Urich ~


My first album was me finding myself and my voice, finding how I sing. I was rolling with the punches because everything was new to me.
~By Chris Brown ~


It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me.
~By Alan Alda ~


Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
~By Michel De Certeau ~


Man is a creative retrospection of nature upon itself.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.
~By Shelley Long ~


I would rather do twenty TV series than go through what I went through under that Rank contract I signed a few years ago for which I blame no one but myself.
~By Patrick McGoohan ~


Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye.
~By Jacopo Sannazaro ~


Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Transcendence constitutes selfhood.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


The great thing about being a writer is that you are always recreating yourself.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.
~By Nina Simone ~


I learned to forgive myself, and that enabled me to forgive my mother as a person.
~By Amy Tan ~


You can be much more alone with other people than you are by yourself. Even if it's people you love.
~By Philip Dunne ~


If you can't turn yourself into your customer, you probably shouldn't be in the ad writing business at all.
~By Leo Burnett ~


I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages.
~By John Zorn ~


It's difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you.
~By Russell Brand ~


If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.
~By James Taylor ~


Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.
~By Charles Dickens ~


I'm not playing myself. It's a symbolic situation, where I want to introduce a fascist behind the table. I couldn't have had anybody else do that; for it to be successful, I had to do it myself.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that.
~By Gene Hackman ~


There is nothing better than having a personal-best day, being in shape and pushing myself beyond my own limits.
~By Dan O'Brien ~


Only lately, like within the last few years, have I had people actually do an impression of me to me, which weirds me out to think of what they have picked up on, without ever realizing it myself.
~By Todd Barry ~


Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Most people come to fear not death itself, but the many terrible ways of dying.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct.
~By George H. Mead ~


A songwriter should have friends who are similarly interested; should move about in the milieu of work he has chosen for himself.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks.
~By Sean Booth ~


I promise myself that I would go and do a play every year.
~By Michael Gambon ~


My parents have a wonderful marriage, for many years. But I can't commit myself for such a long time.
~By Kim Wilde ~


I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
~By Barack Obama ~


Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


You cannot isolate yourself from the crowd - even if you want to.
~By Ivor Novello ~


Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone.
~By Guru Nanak ~


To give one's life is a right only when one gives it unselfishly.
~By Jose Marti ~


I really only ever go on sun holidays so in my experience I prepare myself for the beach.
~By Lisa Snowdon ~


I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money.
~By Buck Owens ~


It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
~By Epictetus ~


The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories, a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there.
~By Michael Chabon ~


Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another.
~By Art Linkletter ~


A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don't necessarily want to be like them. I'm to happy being myself.
~By James D'arcy ~


For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through, they are going to face each other. It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother is that selfish and that terrible.
~By Alison Lohman ~


The thing is, at the end of the day you still have to face yourself.
~By Dave Pelzer ~


The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that.
~By Pearl Bailey ~


I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


If thou art master to thyself, circumstances shall harm thee little.
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only.
~By Donald Cargill ~


You gotta do it with class and integrity. If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud.
~By Solomon Burke ~


I write my programs primarily for myself.
~By Bill Budge ~


If you're not just a little bit nervous before a match, you probably don't have the expectations of yourself that you should have.
~By Hale Irwin ~


Well, yeah. At a certain point, you've got to be really honest with yourself. Like, 'Why am I doing this? What are my motivations?' Like, if you get into it because you want to be famous? Then you've got a long row to hoe. But if you really feel like it's a labour of love and it's something you're actually legitimately good at, then it's not that hard to keep plugging away.
~By Will Arnett ~


Every wave, regardless of how high and forceful it crests, must eventually collapse within itself.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
~By Mark Twain ~


No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project.
~By Shelley Duvall ~


When I was younger and studying acting, I never ever saw myself in the sitcom world; it was drama that really turned me on and still does.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


Let me be clear: There is no stronger advocate for civil liberties in the Senate than myself.
~By Saxby Chambliss ~


It doesn't matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
~By Billy Idol ~


Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights.
~By Leland Stanford ~


You cannot teach creativity - how to become a good writer. But you can help a young writer discover within himself what kind of writer he would like to be.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


The easiest person to deceive is one's self.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~

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