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In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I couldn't run a tight schedule, and if you're any good at teaching, you get sucked dry because you like your students and you're trying to help them, but you don't have any time left to write yourself.
~By Jim Harrison ~


We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


For not only every democracy, but certainly every republic, bears within itself the seeds of its own destruction.
~By Robert Welch ~


I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by.
~By Edie Falco ~


A physician without a knowledge of Astrology has no right to call himself a physician.
~By Hippocrates ~


Madame Bovary is myself.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


You must realize that I was suffering from love and I knew him as intimately as I knew my own image in a mirror. In other words, I knew him only in relation to myself.
~By Angela Carter ~


But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


I have the 'thing' worked out - the trick or the surprise or the pivotal fact. Then I just start somewhere and let the story work itself out.
~By Lee Child ~


Darwin himself recorded the fact that he accepted the Malthusian idea.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself.
~By Harvey S. Firestone ~


Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


Finally there was a moment when it just hit me. John wouldn't want me to sit on my butt for the rest of my life feeling sorry for myself or sorry for him. As cheesy as it sounds, he would have wanted us to go on.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too.
~By Monique Coleman ~


My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.
~By Sergei Prokofiev ~


Something like trying to protect yourself all the time, things like trying to outwit fate. Those things can be the worst thing you can do for yourself.
~By John Frusciante ~


Self-discipline is an act of cultivation. It require you to connect today's actions to tomorrow's results. There's a season for sowing a season for reaping. Self-discipline helps you know which is which.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.
~By Roland Barthes ~


What he showed me was not what I had to get, but what I already have. I am just myself, and who I am is a lot.
~By Phylicia Rashad ~


I was a WASP kid going to a high school that was 99 percent Jewish and I wanted attention and I wanted to make a spectacle of myself because I couldn't stand to be ignored.
~By James Ellroy ~


I still don't consider myself as going Hollywood. I did a movie because the opportunity presented itself and it was fun. When everything stops being fun, I'll go onto something else.
~By Colleen Haskell ~


I consider myself a lesbian, but I'm a bisexual lesbian.
~By Betty Dodson ~


If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: 'Dijkstra would not have liked this', well that would be enough immortality for me.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it.
~By Herb Alpert ~


I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.
~By Anthony Hamilton ~


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 ~


A friend is, as it were, a second self.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


Christine and I haven't raised our children. A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed to helping them become faithful, competent adults.
~By Clayton Christensen ~


Shaving my head was a millennium ritual, to not let it pass as just another New Year's Eve. A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years, personally and spiritually. I wanted to mark it for myself.
~By Joan Jett ~


Love of man for woman - love of woman for man. That's the nature, the meaning, the best of life itself.
~By Zane Grey ~


Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
~By Ann Landers ~


Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don't take yourself seriously, or you'll become affected, pompous and boring.
~By Shelley Duvall ~


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


My dream had always just been to do my work well, fall in love and build a life for myself.
~By Carrie Snodgress ~


If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


People would read all kinds of reaction into it, but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was just standing very still, trying to look sober and composed. That takes nothing away from him. The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


There is another common misapprehension that the magnitude scale is itself some kind of instrument or apparatus. Visitors will frequently ask to 'see the scale.'
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Any decision I make is based on myself, and the only person I have to give an explanation to is God.
~By Solange Knowles ~


The reason I talk to myself is that I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
~By George Carlin ~


I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


My personal view is that such total planning by the state is an absolute good and not simply a relative good... I do not myself think of the attitude I take as deriving from Marx - though this undoubtedly will be suggested - but from Fichte and Hegel.
~By John Grierson ~


The essence of democracy is its assurance that every human being should so respect himself and should be so respected in his own personality that he should have opportunity equal to that of every other human being to show what he was meant to become.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality.
~By Burt Lancaster ~


Hero shows you how to solve the problem - yourself.
~By Jet Li ~


Truthfully, I've never seen myself as being too thin. Sometimes I'll look at photos and be like, 'Oh, that's not a good look.' But generally speaking, I'm not too thin.
~By Rachel Zoe ~


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


I came back to performing with a different attitude about performing and myself. I wasn't expecting perfection any more, just hoping for an occasional inspiration.
~By Neil Diamond ~


We live in an age where the artist is forgotten. He is a researcher. I see myself that way.
~By David Hockney ~


There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o'clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


I don't know that the best way to approach it is to try and keep up. When you're doing that, you're setting yourself into a one-dimensional sort of race basically.
~By Tom Jenkinson ~


If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
~By Anne Frank ~


I derive no pleasure from prosecuting a man, even though I know he's guilty; do you think I could sleep at night or look at myself in the mirror in the morning if I hounded an innocent man?
~By Jim Garrison ~


The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.
~By Lewis Thomas ~


We didn't have television until I was about eight years old, so it was either the movies or radio. A lot of radio drama. That was our television, you know. We had to use our imagination. So it was really those two things, and the comics, that I immersed myself in as a child.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


I've made a kind of pact with myself where I said, It doesn't matter what it is as long as I'm acting.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.
~By Michel Foucault ~


His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind.
~By Anne Bronte ~


The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


I don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself.
~By Omar Sharif ~


Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.
~By Julia Cameron ~


Brooke and I share some similarities. We're both passionate, fiercely loyal people. But she is far more outlandish than I'd ever be, particularly with her body and her sexuality. Brooke has made herself weak for men - she only gained self-confidence from their attention.
~By Sophia Bush ~


Writing is the beast unto itself.
~By Omar Epps ~


I'm a little bit more unusual so I consider myself as the black sheep.
~By Ann Wilson ~


The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him.
~By Roald Dahl ~


But what many psychologists have done, probably because they did well on a test themselves and everyone wants high self esteem, is to create this little box and then do their research inside it.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one.
~By John W. Vessey, Jr. ~


Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Science as an intellectual exercise enriches our culture, and is in itself ennobling.
~By Henry Taube ~


The more a woman likes her job, the better her self-image and the more she enjoys her life.
~By Grace Baruch ~


The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers.
~By Harvey Cushing ~


We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis. The Social Security Administration itself recently reported that the system is able to pay full benefits as they are defined today until at least 2042.
~By James T. Walsh ~


Your most important sale in life is to sell yourself to yourself.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


Obama was 200 percent advertising. I promote myself to sell my brands. Because now I am a kind of celeb. I am in a different world than the fashion industry. I am with Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Madonna. I build me as a celebrity.
~By Christian Audigier ~


A meal can be an erotic experience in itself.
~By Alex Comfort ~


The consequences of a crime should not be out of proportion to the crime itself.
~By John F. Kerry ~


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
~By Plato ~


To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.
~By Roland Barthes ~


The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


My attitude on skis is different now. I have learned to put less pressure on myself and on the edges of my skis when I'm racing, to be keep myself more under control.
~By Hermann Maier ~


Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
~By Alice Cary ~

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March 2 ,2021
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