Self Quotes

Iris murdoch - love is the extremely difficult realization that...
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
Nancy Kerrigan

John dewey - education is life itself....
Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unless you are prepared yourself to profit by your chance, the opportunity will only make you ridiculous. A great occasion is valuable to you in proportion as you have educated yourself to make use of it.
Orison Swett Marden
Who has confidence in himself will gain the confidene of others.
Leib Lazarow

If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there first, to meet some I had not thought to see there second, to miss some I had expected to see there and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there.
John Newton
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly!
Amelia Earhart
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
J. Krishnamarti
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
Charles de Gaulle
Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.
Paul Tillich
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
This above all to thine own self be true.
William Shakespeare
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
Franz Kafka
He who despises himself esteems himself as a self - Despiser.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
Mark Twain
No man is an island, entire of itself every man is a piece of the continent.
John Donne
The power of one is above all things The power to believe in yourself Often well beyond any latent ability previously demonstrated. The mind is the athlete, The body is simply the means it uses.
Bryce Courtenay
Conventionality is not morality. Self - Righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last.
Charlotte Bronte
Vegetarianism is harmless enough, though it is apt to fill a man with wind and self - Righteousness.
Sir Robert Hutchinson
The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking - Glass.
Boileau
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
Alfred North Whitehead
What the superior man seeks is in himself what the small man seeks is in others.
Confucius
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw
Authentic Christianity never destroys what is good. It makes it grow, transfigures it, and enriches itself from it.
Claire Huchet Bishop
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, Here is an opportunity for you to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.
Anthony Robbins
The reason of a resolution is more to be considered than the resolution itself.
Sir John Holt
Blessed is he who has has learned to laugh at himself for he shall never cease to be entertained.
Shirley MacLaine
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
Pearl S. Buck
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.
Oscar Wilde, Jack from The Importance of Being Earnest
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self - Knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
Benjamin Disraeli
No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself.
Greville
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.
Simone Weil
I do not know what I may appear to the world but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the least so.
C. C. Colton