Self Quotes

Nicolas boileau - the world is full of fools and he who would not...
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. Proposal to reform welfare programs.
Richard Milhous Nixon

Us declaration of independence - we hold these truths to be self - evident that...
If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself. Minquass.
American Indian Prove
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
Alfred Adle
Vigny, more secretAs if in his tower of ivory, retired before noon. N. B. Vigny refers to Comte de Vigny, who locked himself in an ivory tower to work without the influences of man and desire.
Charles Augustin Sainte - Beauve

To thine own self be true -; And it must follow as the night the day; Thou canst not be false to any man.
William Shakespeare
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
Rebecca West
A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
I look at my myself and see a stone, I look at my friends and see gold, But I look at you, and see a gem.
Unknown
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill anothe.
Alan Stewart Paton
If I am not for myself, who is for me But if I am for my own self only, what am I, and if not now, when.
Rabbi Hillel
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
When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.
Albert Einstein, The World as I See It.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself - And be lenient to everybody else.
Henry Ward Beeche
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball
No one can harm the man who does himself no wrong.
Saint John Chrysostom, Letter to Olympia
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
Robert Browning
If you feel yourself falling, let go and glide.
Steffen Francisco
I paint self - Portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Frida Kahlo
Everyone needs a strong sense of self. It is our base of operations for everything that we do in life.
Julia T. Alvarez
If heaven is going to be full of people like Hardie, well, the Almighty can have them to himself.
Sir Winston Churchill
Authentic Christianity never destroys what is good. It makes it grow, transfigures it, and enriches itself from it.
Claire Huchet Bishop
We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always, everywhere - Your ideal of what you long to attain - The ideal of health, efficiency, success.
Orison Swett Marden
Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth.
Sidney Madwed
Neither a borrower nor a lender be For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterwards, when you have worked on your own corner.
Aldous Huxley
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand.
Woodrow Wilson
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
Albert Camus
Give not over thy soul to sorrow and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days.
Ecclesiastes
Vegetarianism is harmless enough, although it is apt to fill a man with wind and self - Righteousness.
Sir Robert Hutchison
No one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Charles Dudley Warne
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
He who conquers others is strong He who conquers himself is mighty.
Lao Tzu
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself, and never mind the rest.
Beatrix Potte
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
C. S. Lewis
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
Richard Whately