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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 ~


When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


I try to find different ways of expressing myself. Without that I will die.
~By Eric Cantona ~


I'm so critical of my own work that it's difficult for me to disassociate myself and watch it as an audience.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


I try to play characters who are different from myself, so I feel like this character is someone who is really different. I actually think that if I did what he did in this movie, I would get a restraining order put against me.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


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 ~


I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself, but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


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


You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself and how little I deserve it.
~By William Gilbert ~


Science is Christian, not when it condemns itself to the letter of things, but when, in the infinitely little, it discovers as many mysteries and as much depth and power as in the infinitely great.
~By Edgar Quinet ~


Self-justification is a treacherous servant.
~By Wellington Mara ~


The question is not... if art is enough to fulfill my life, but if I am true to the path I have set for myself, if I am the best I can be in the things I do. Am I living up to the reasons I became a singer in the first place?
~By Kathleen Battle ~


I've done all my tricks. I'm tired of myself.
~By Sandra Bullock ~


What can I do, I asked myself, that is so spectacular that no one will be able to say he had seen it before? The answer was perfectly obvious. I would send a midget up to bat.
~By Bill Veeck ~


If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
~By Charles M. Schulz ~


Usually, I don't want to sit down and listen to the director gas on about his movie. I just can't actually imagine myself sitting down and having that much to say.
~By Joel Coen ~


Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


It's much easier to write when you're sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from.
~By Natalie Imbruglia ~


Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
~By Denis Waitley ~


A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
~By Alexander Smith ~


Drama read to oneself is never drama at its best, and is not even drama as it should be.
~By George P. Baker ~


Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.
~By Meryl Streep ~


Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I really try not to read the tennis articles, because a lot of times they're guessing at how a player is feeling, and I like to keep myself kind of open minded about how I'm feeling, rather than have someone else explain to me what's going on.
~By Jim Courier ~


As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary.
~By Sylvia Kristel ~


If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be.
~By Robert Collier ~


A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I would have made a lousy stripper. I'm just not very comfortable exposing myself.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


For me, there's a fine line between telling a story that's fictional with lots of details and then removing yourself too much from it, so it's bloodless, a little too fictional.
~By Aimee Mann ~


I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.
~By Katie Couric ~


When I really young yet feeling very old, I offered up a lot of myself to the press; I knew it was good copy.
~By Diane Lane ~


I'd distract myself until finally it was a combination of things. The show was over and I had time on my hands. I had taken time and played and just relaxed.
~By Paul Reiser ~


It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
~By Cornelia Otis Skinner ~


I just want people to see that I do my own stuff, that I'm not stupid, and I can make fun of myself.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


The oldest pitcher acquires confidence in his ballclub - he doesn't try to do it all himself.
~By Burleigh Grimes ~


I've always been part of comedy. One of the things about our family was that if we were reasonably funny with each other, particularly my two brothers and myself, when my father was upset with something you'd want to make sure in some way you made him laugh. Because when he didn't laugh, you were in trouble!
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


It was frightening because it was the first time I had gotten a sense of how serious the problem was. It became clear from his notes that he felt the president himself was involved.
~By Fred F. Fielding ~


It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


The man who can put himself in the place of other men, who can understand the workings of their minds, need never worry about what the future has in store for him.
~By Owen D. Young ~


Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
~By Sallust ~


I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
~By Dean Koontz ~


God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


I still think of myself really as a New Yorker.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India... has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
~By Ignatius Loyola ~


As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don't criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me!
~By Loretta Young ~


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 ~


Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The songs come from a vulnerable place, but expressing that part of yourself can also make you feel fearless.
~By Deana Carter ~


As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


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


You have to protect yourself, your body, your being. You cannot treat it badly; you have to keep it, make as sensitive as possible.
~By Klaus Kinski ~


You can not do what you want to do unless you know the correct technique. The only other way you can learn how to do it is by doing it yourself, which would take twice as long than if you went to school.
~By Boris Vallejo ~


The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical.
~By Jim Carrey ~


Translation makes me look at how a poem is put together in a different way, without the personal investment of the poem I'm writing myself, but equally closely technically.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


It is extremely difficult for a Jew to be converted, for how can he bring himself to believe in the divinity of - another Jew?
~By Heinrich Heine ~


What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


The worst education which teaches self-denial, is better than the best which teaches everything else, and not that.
~By John Sterling ~


There is no degree of human suffering which in and of itself is going to bring about change. Only organisation can change things.
~By Susan George ~


I don't even like to be naked in front of myself!
~By Camryn Manheim ~


It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards. It boosts your self-esteem.
~By Sheena Easton ~


I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn't move. I couldn't make myself move. It was the strangest feeling.
~By Rocky Marciano ~


The DVD does make it a little easier for myself to trim things that are otherwise very difficult to let loose of - knowing that they'll make it on the DVD.
~By Jay Roach ~


A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


The recent past always presents itself as if destroyed by catastrophes.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Art is that which comes to a man, and stands between himself and an implacable witness: the work.
~By Eduardo Chillida ~


Open the door to me, as I have opened myself for you.
~By Jesus Christ ~


Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
~By Philip Schaff ~


Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.
~By Bo Bennett ~


The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Genius is not perfected, it is deepened. It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.
~By Andre Malraux ~


Not until the final draft do I force myself to remember that I'm going to have to think about how it will affect other people.
~By Anne Tyler ~


There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I just always considered myself to be different and able to explore whatever I wanted.
~By Chad Hugo ~


It's very important to me that people who are actual chefs and other professionals in the culinary world, understand that I'm not, and have never held myself out as being, like a CIA trained chef.
~By Ted Allen ~


The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.
~By Ethel Percy Andrus ~


Truth should not be forced; it should simply manifest itself, like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man.
~By John Updike ~


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 ~


The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 you're a director, your entire livelihood and your entire creativity is based on your self-confidence. Sometimes that's dangerously close to arrogance.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


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 ~


I think I've probably re-invented myself three or four times now, if that's what one calls it.
~By Sarah Brightman ~


Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work.
~By Paula Nelson ~


The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


The real difference between a man's scientific judgments about himself and the judgment of others about him is he has added sources of knowledge.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


It's interesting to play a role where you don't really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you're not acting.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
~By Dale Carnegie ~

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