Self Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Self

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I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious without being a slave to fashion.
~By Annni-Frid Lyngstad ~


Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
~By Richard M. DeVos ~


I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.
~By Richard Linklater ~


I'm proud, I've been working with this kind of self-sacrificing people like you.
~By Islom Karimov ~


The charge was left entirely to himself from midnight until the rising of the sun; and if all the shepherds in the Forest had been there to have assisted him, they could not have effected it with greater propriety.
~By James Hogg ~


To live is to feel oneself lost.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Be honest with yourself and lie to everyone else.
~By Josh Hartnett ~


A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


I would rather take the role and work and make my own money and self respect than to have sex with someone who has a lot of money.
~By Kristy Swanson ~


Teach a child to play solitaire, and she'll be able to entertain herself when there's no one around. Teach her tennis, and she'll know what to do when she's on a court. But raise her to feel comfortable in nature, and the whole planet is her home.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
~By Madame de Stael ~


As the gospels present it to us, the mission of Jesus of Nazareth is about the way in which the community of God's people - historically, the Jewish people who had first received the law and the covenant - is being re-created in relation to Jesus himself.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


I essentially write for myself.
~By Leon Uris ~


Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


The papacy again, representing the traditional unity of European civilization, has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


People said, That's great for your career, but what have you done? I kept feeling I had to defend myself.
~By Skeet Ulrich ~


Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
~By John Wayne ~


Nothing is better for a young journalist than to go and write about something that other people don't know about. If you can afford to send yourself to some foreign part, I still think that's by far the best way to break in.
~By Tina Brown ~


To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
~By Lord Byron ~


I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
~By Marcel Duchamp ~


It gave me a moment of exquisite satisfaction to find myself moving away from civilisation in this rude canvas canoe of a model that has served primitive races since men first went to sea.
~By John Millington Synge ~


I'm always trying to do the impossible to please people. It comes from not being secure in myself and not looking at the things within I have to fix. Sometimes you keep going because you don't want to face the truth.
~By Naomi Campbell ~


I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive.
~By Neil Young ~


Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
~By Mary Astell ~


The real "action" in the liturgy in which we are all supposed to participate is the action of God himself. This is what is new and distinctive about the Christian liturgy: God himself acts and does what is essential.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any part of myself away.
~By Audre Lorde ~


The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
~By Peter Drucker ~


When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age - a Golden Age - of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


Love other human beings as you would love yourself.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and Irma and myself so I didn't know them that well when I was younger although they have been very supportive in later life.
~By Alvin Lee ~


Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
~By William James ~


1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.
~By Allen Klein ~


Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
~By John Ruskin ~


So we take a lot of pride in that. It's really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we've done just that. We've pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we're starting to head towards that. Right now we're in a nice rhythm.
~By Kevin Garnett ~


Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
~By William Blake ~


The spirit can assert itself only through the medium of clear form.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings.
~By Joe Shuster ~


Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.
~By Brian Tracy ~


I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem is to know where you yourself stand. That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from.
~By William Faulkner ~


I'm sure there's going to be some material from This Is Not Going To Be Pretty. I usually use that song to just introduce myself to the audience, although the patter in between the song is always different.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
~By Francis Marion Crawford ~


Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor.
~By Alec Baldwin ~


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


All autobiography is self-indulgent.
~By Daphne du Maurier ~


A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
~By William Cowper ~


I'll always continue to work. I've never much depended on anyone but myself, as far as that goes.
~By Mel Gibson ~


I realize we're not promised tomorrow. Believe me, I realize that. But if God blesses me and lets me stay, I love my life so much, it is such a good life. I am eager to throw myself at His feet, but I don't want to get on the first busload that is going.
~By Barbara Mandrell ~


But God, who is the beginning of all things, is not to be regarded as a composite being, lest perchance there should be found to exist elements prior to the beginning itself, out of which everything is composed, whatever that be which is called composite.
~By Origen ~


But I don't really see myself as a role model. I'm not a dictator, or someone who wants to be adored!
~By Isabella Rossellini ~


My self-editing process is intense.
~By George Murray ~


A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself, and then publishes for money. I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


Set high standards and few limitations for yourself.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


Nixon regarded himself as having been cheated by life. He never got my vote.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think they will be favoured like the thief on the cross; for we see on the other side, they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
~By Elias Hicks ~


You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
~By Charles A. Beard ~


Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated.
~By Jennifer Aniston ~


I know what you're going to say! 'They are men, and men should be free.' A free man is dangerous to himself and everyone else. Freedom should be left to those who can put it to good use.
~By Dave Sim ~


Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed.
~By Rick Allen ~


To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


You can't be a sexy person unless you have something sexy to offer. With me, it's my voice: the way that I sing, the way I express myself when I sing.
~By Tom Jones ~


It is the lot of man to share in the deeper aspirations of the universe around him and to share his own destiny as well as that of the universe, now by adjusting himself to its forces, now by putting the whole of his energy to his own ends and purposes.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
~By Harriet Nelson ~


Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
~By Daniel Webster ~


I think that I do separate myself a fair amount. And I don't feel like I am representing women. That's up to however people interpret it once they sort of see it.
~By Joan Allen ~


Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
~By Henry Miller ~


I learned you have to fight for yourself in the picture business.
~By Loretta Young ~


Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.
~By Richard E. Grant ~


You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I'd never let that happen. If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year.
~By Anna Friel ~


Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


We must improve our lives and we will do it together - all of our citizens and myself as president of Ukraine.
~By Viktor Yanukovych ~


Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


I knew nothing about the independent film industry. I didn't know much about the industry itself. All I knew was how to watch movies, how to enjoy them, how to hate them, how not to like them.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


Everything's a lot easier when you work with someone you know just about as well as you know yourself.
~By Peter Farrelly ~


None but himself can be his parallel.
~By Virgil ~


Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
~By Greta Garbo ~


The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


Prejudices and preferences exist and will continue to. When you learn how to market yourself, you become less of a victim.
~By Lavrenti Lopes ~


I like parties, but I'm shy, and I often find myself standing around, feeling awkward.
~By Michael Bergin ~


The only discipline that lasts is self-discipline.
~By Bum Phillips ~


If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
~By B. F. Skinner ~


In my career as an actor, there is a catchphrase that Scofield always says often in regards to his brother, 'Have a little faith.' In my own career as an actor, there were times when I was the only one who believed in myself in the face of the odds.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


The fact of the matter is that the most unexpected and miraculous thing in my life was the arrival in it of poetry itself - as a vocation and an elevation almost.
~By Seamus Heaney ~

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