Self Quotes

I do not think myself to be a worm, and a grub, grass of the field fit only to be burned, a clod, a morsel of putrid atoms that should be thrown to the dungheap, ready for the nethermost pit. Nor if I did should I therefore expect to sit with Angels and Archangels.
Anthony Trollope
The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin
I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self - Defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha - - which is to demean oneself.
Robert M. Pursig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance".
Marcus garvey - if you have no confidence in self you are twice...
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - - And you are the easiest person to fool.
Richard Phillips Feynman
Oprah winfrey, o magazine, december 2003 - i believe the choice to be excellent begins with...
A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self - Addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
Ring Lardner, "How to Write Short Stories".
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Amy Lowell
Friends are relatives you make for yourself.
Eustache Descamps
When your work speaks for itself, dont interrupt.
Henry J. Kaise
If you have no confidence in yourself you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
Jeanne - Marie Roland
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do, Ohara Publications
This coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop... the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp - Shooters.
Honore de Balzac
As an athlete, when you least expect it, you may find yourself standing on the threshold of an accomplishment so monumental that it strikes fear into your soul. You must stand ready, at any moment, to face the unknown. You must be ready to walk boldly thru the wall of uncertainty.
John "The Penguin" Bingham, The courage to start
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Josh Billings
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Michael jordan - you have to expect things of yourself before you...
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock
Self is the only prison that can bind the soul.
Henry Van Dyke
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - Bread and circuses!
Juvenal, Satires
Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.
David Mamet
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
Maurice Masterlinck
In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective.
Marechal Ferdinand Foch
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Mary Cholmondeley
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.
Augusten Burroughs, Magical Thinking
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
Marvin Gaye
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitze
A patient man is one who can put up with himself.
Author Unknown
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide - Sounding Zeus puts a good mind.
Homer, The Iliad
Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself.
Mortimer Adle
The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
Richard Bach
Do you ever sit down and wonder what is wrong with the world Do you ever ask yourself why it is that Christians seem to have so little influence, why they seem to achieve so little, for all their numbers, in putting the world right To each of those two questions there is ultimately but one answer. It is this we lack the mind of Christ.
J. Arthur Lewis
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Alan Watts
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein
So much is a man worth as he esteems himself.
Francois Rabelais, 1532
To linger in the observation of things other than the self implies a profound conviction of their worth.
Charles - Damian Boulogne
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him at least to a Computer Scientist, I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self - Sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object - Oriented.
Roger King