Self Quotes

Rabbi hillel - if i am not for myself, who is for me but if i am...
If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make that change.
Michael Jackson, Man In The Mirro

Compassion for myself is the most powerful healer of them all.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
As a matter of self - Preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
By constant self - Discipline and self - Control you can develop greatness of characte.
Grenville Kleise
Unknown - the root of fear is the death of yourself or...

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
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
Benjamin Disraeli
Ralph waldo emerson - self - trust is the essence of heroism....
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
Henry Kissinge
This is the true joy in life - - Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...
George Bernard Shaw
Thinking is like loving and dying. Each of us must do it for himself.
Josiah Royce
The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself and carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion. It is the current which he puts forth which sweeps you along in his passion.
Auguste Renoi
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
Franz Kafka
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation, as allowed by Cicero himself, who says, there is not only an art, but an eloquence in it. A well bred woman may easily and effectually promote the most useful and elegant conversation without speaking a word. The modes of speech are scarcely more variable than the modes of silence.
Tom Blai
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Somehow he Tim gets thoughtful sitting by himself so much, and thinks the strangest things you ever heard. He told me, coming home, that he hoped the people saw him in the church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant for them to remember upon Christmas Day, who made lame beggars walk, and blind men see.
Charles Dickens
An intellectual is a person whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
There are two ways of meeting difficulties You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.
Phyllis Bottome
Of all afflictions, the worst is self - Contempt.
Berthold Auerbach
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christine Bovee
Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.
Thomas Jefferson
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Reggie Leach
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self - Evident.
Arthur Schopenhaue
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others it is in yourself alone.
Orison Swett Marden
Next to selfishness the principal cause which makes life unsatisfactory is want of mental cultivation.
John Sturart Mill, Defence of Hedonism
No act terminating in itself constitutes greatness.
William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
E e cummings
When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy.
Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
I have just returned from Boston. It is the only thing to do if you find yourself up there.
Fred Allen
Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.
Lou Dorfsman
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
D. L. Moody
Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self - Made laws.
Sir Richard Francis Burton
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Dr. Seuss
He who conquers others is strong He who conquers himself is mighty.
Lao Tzu
Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
Thomas Fulle
Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it.
Jesse Stuart