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I once had dinner with Madonna and I wasn't nervous but within about a minute I found myself talking about underwear.
~By Randy Newman ~


Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
~By Rita Rudner ~


I think the main thing I remembered throughout all of filming it was just that she just was extremely self-destructive. I think everybody can relate to that a little bit. She doesn't like herself.
~By Shannyn Sossamon ~


He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
~By Henry Miller ~


I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Everything starts with yourself, with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend.
~By Tony Dorsett ~


The most important service to others is service to those who are not like yourself.
~By J. Irwin Miller ~


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


When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


The aim of every authentic artist is not to conform to the history of art, but to release himself from it in order to replace it with his own history.
~By Harold Rosenberg ~


In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained, on the assumption that if I get bored, my readers are going to be even more bored.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


I choose to express myself.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


I would, therefore, say that for no reason whatsoever, except in self-defence, should one think of killing any animal.
~By Morarji Desai ~


I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover. I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll.
~By David Byrne ~


Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
~By Nat Turner ~


There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.
~By Daniel Smith ~


If you ever want to get the facts straight about me or the Batman, please write to the original source, myself, for the truth, instead of second guessing.
~By Bob Kane ~


I went there and helped him shuffle pictures of people, and one of the agents asked me if I was interested in acting. Of course, I was a little bit interested in it; I'm sure that's part of the reason I moved to L.A. even though I never admitted it to myself.
~By Josh Duhamel ~


Since a month, two months ago, you know, I've started hitting the ball well. I'm playing some really good tennis. That really helps. I sort of have to motivate myself to get pumped up. It really helps my game a lot.
~By Stefan Edberg ~


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


My bravery however was the effect of assurance for could I have believed the current report, I should have fled as fast as any man, no man can possibly have a greater reluctance to an intimacy with Sir William Howe than my Self.
~By Henry Laurens ~


She told me I wasn't playing for the coach, I was playing for myself.
~By Eric Dickerson ~


There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S.
~By James K. Polk ~


A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
~By John Milton ~


I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever.
~By Elton John ~


I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer.
~By Judy Collins ~


Violent means will give violent freedom. That would be a menace to the world and to India herself.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


I put myself and all the members of Congress in the same boat of things that could have been done better.
~By John Breaux ~


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 ~


All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.
~By Rita Dove ~


The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.
~By George Dennison Prentice ~


Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.
~By Ellen Key ~


Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I've never considered myself a leading man, don't look like one, don't want to be one.
~By Brion James ~


Sometimes it would be nice to just have some red wine with dinner, but it's not worth the risk. I have a great life, a great situation. Why would I want to risk self-destructive behaviour?
~By Kristin Davis ~


Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
~By Harper Lee ~


If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end - people like myself - should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we've ever had it.
~By Warren Buffett ~


Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
~By Henry Drummond ~


Self-love seems so often unrequited.
~By Anthony Powell ~


American shows don't always translate, but this one has and speaking for myself I'm quite glad for it.
~By Paul Guilfoyle ~


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


When a good man lends himself to the advocacy of slavery, he must, at least for a time, feel himself to be any where but at home, amongst his new thoughts, doctrines, and modes of reasoning.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself.
~By Mark Millar ~


Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.
~By Isaac Watts ~


Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


I'm a perfectionist. I can't help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes.
~By Washington Irving ~


Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


In all the great periods of the drama perfect freedom of choice and subject, perfect freedom of individual treatment, and an audience eager to give itself to sympathetic listening, even if instruction be involved, have brought the great results.
~By George P. Baker ~


Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
~By Golda Meir ~


I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid to make a fool of myself, and I guess that's still true.
~By Ann Robinson ~


I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.
~By Edward Hopper ~


I often buy myself presents. Sometimes I will spend $100,000 in one day in a posh boutique.
~By Celine Dion ~


What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that, to believing your own hype; to allowing yourself to become validated by others and no longer by yourself. That's the danger of celebrity.
~By Giovanni Ribisi ~


Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
~By Clay Aiken ~


The desire for self-expression afflicts people when they feel there is something of themselves which is not getting through to the outside world.
~By Fay Weldon ~


I guess more players lick themselves that are ever licked by an opposing team. The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself.
~By Connie Mack ~


Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
~By Pat Riley ~


Well, if I used the privilege of self-incrimination at that time, I must have felt that perhaps there might be something that might incriminate me in answering.
~By Ethel Rosenberg ~


I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I'm just trying to create a good one for myself.
~By Jim Carrey ~


When the drama attains a characterization which makes the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue which characterizes yet pleases for itself, we reach dramatic literature.
~By George P. Baker ~


Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status. I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


I wanted to express myself. I wanted to be creative and I didn't want to worry about someone bossing me around in the process. You have to struggle no matter where you are to get to where you're going, so I'm like, working it honey!
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


What it is saying is that someone who was a world champion and who takes care of himself with a 17-year rest and applies the proper training techniques and perseverance could be successful.
~By Mark Spitz ~


By the time I came out, that kind of stopped it. The bullying stopped when I claimed myself and proved that I wasn't afraid. A lot of it was when I was hiding when I was younger.
~By Randy Harrison ~


It took me about 12 years to reach my million-word mark. The challenge now is to continue to challenge myself.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence.
~By Malcolm X ~


The intellectual, the man of thought, doubt and analysis, should give the best of himself.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


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


Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.
~By Max Stirner ~


Woman, no less than man, can qualify herself for the more onerous occupations of life.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
~By Henri Matisse ~


The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation.
~By Russell Simmons ~


I was never directly pressured by peers, but by surrounding myself with others who were experimenting with smoking provided a certain false comfort.
~By Christy Turlington ~


No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
~By Ron Paul ~


The real question is: How do you react? What do you do next? Evade responsibilities? Bury yourself in work? What do you do? All three of my novels take up that question, although none gives an answer.
~By David Guterson ~


It's the company itself, but most of these mutual fund companies, the guy who runs the company is just a fact totem and the guy who runs the money is the power. But we really don't know who they are.
~By Jim Cramer ~


All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
~By Ralph Ransom ~


I have never regarded myself as this or that. I have been too busy being myself to bother about regarding myself.
~By Rex Stout ~


Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.
~By Steven Biko ~


The more I separate myself from my upbringing, the more I appreciate what it's done for me.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
~By Niels Bohr ~


There's only one way to become a hitter. Go up to the plate and get mad. Get mad at yourself and mad at the pitcher.
~By Ted Williams ~


Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I knew there was something special about the theater for me something beyond the regular reality, something that I could get into and transcend and become something other than myself.
~By Raul Julia ~


We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
~By Buddha ~


I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water.
~By Amy Tan ~


I go to Prague every year if I can, value my relationships there like gold, and feel myself in a sense Czech, with all their hopes and needs. They are a people I not only love, but admire.
~By Ellis Peters ~


A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation.
~By John Morley ~


If you're always strict with yourself, life gets miserable. And we're supposed to enjoy life.
~By Mia Maestro ~

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