Self Quotes

In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi
Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain it only means that he is hopelessly self - Absorbed.
Leo C. Rosten

Man is more himself, man is more manlike, when joy is the fundamental thing in him, and grief the superficial.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Agnes repplie - it is in his pleasure that a man really lives it...
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock
Niels henrik david boh - sometimes the child in one behaves a certain way...

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
Galileo Galilei
Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other.
Seneca
Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters.
Samuel Johnson
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
C. C. Colton
to be yourself in a world that is doing its best, day and night to make you like everybody else - - Is to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight.
E. e. cummings
Where there are no tigers, a wildcat is very self - Important.
Korean Prove
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
William Shakespeare
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - In firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Seneca
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas and the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., (dissent, Abrams v. United States, 1919)
Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors, concern for the great unsolved problems of the organization of labor and the distribution of goods - - In order that the creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Albert Einstein
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
Samuel Johnson
William shakespeare, hamlet - this above all: to thine own self be true, and it...
One of the self - Authenticating truths which we come at last to acknowledge is this strange fact that we know that for the evil in our lives we ourselves are responsible, but for the good God alone deserves the praise.
John L. Casteel
I was never less alone than while by myself.
Edward Lawrence Gibson
Rigidly organized pre - School classrooms, which value obedience more than development, create the deficits in poor children, imposing a self - Image of marginality and failure.
Valerie Polakow
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Sir Francis Bacon
As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found - - In himself.
Erich Frohm
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
Jimmy Carte
Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed: for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess.
Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Aristotle, Politics
There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulities or you alter yourself to meet them.
Phyllis Battone
If you have a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer youeself in any direction you choose.
Dr. Seuss
If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.
Michael Jackson, Man In The Mirro
Do not wrong or hate your neighbor, for it is not he that you wrong: You wrong yourself.
Shawnee Indian Chant
Self - Conceit may lead to self - Destruction.
Aesop, The Frog and the Ox
The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.
Garth Brooks, Country Music
We hold these truths to be self - Evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
US Declaration of Independence
The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.
James Arthur Baldwin
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
Niels Boh
Ask yourself Have you been kind today Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
Annie Lennox
Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.
George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 4, ch. 8
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Thomas Jefferson
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel