Quotation Explorer - 'Myself'

I tried to contain myself... but I escaped! - Gary Paulsen
To know myself as woman in the image of God to know God as Mother and to know my own mother as a window into God: these three are inseparable.If one is implausible to the heart the other two are as well. - Roberta C. Bondi
I’ve grown up defined by this desperate, undeniable, ‘can’t breathe’ kind of space inside of myself and I’m afraid that the diagnosis is fatal. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. - June Jordan
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
It often is better to ask an ancient Hebrew goatherd, instead of a so-called expert like myself, about the meaning of a particular, biblical story. - Richard Gist
At my lowest point, when things were at their most desperate and uncomfortable, I always found myself in the company of Australians, who were like a reminder that I'd touched bottom. - Paul Theroux
Brushing my little teeth every morning of my childhood, I stood on my tippy toes, leaned over the sink and said to myself that when I am a big girl I will see from this high.Today I did the same thing, but the view from my toes was the same from flat feet.I'm a big girl now. - Audrey Regan
Say nothing of my religion. It is known to God and myself alone. Its evidence before the world is to be sought in my life: if it has been honest and dutiful to society the religion which has regulated it cannot be a bad one. - Thomas Jefferson
My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy. - Pamela Anderson
I’ve often lost faith in myself, I’ve never lost it in my family - David Sedaris
doesn't cease to exist the moment she gets married. I am not giving myself away. I belong to myself and I always shall. - Benazir Bhutto
It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself. - Joyce Maynard
I read, write and create. I must lose myself in work, so that there is no space for the other/anything else. - Patricia Highsmith
I am not protecting myself or preaching you my story, Reasons will be many but life will move on even in painful journey. - Santosh Kalwar
Yet, no matter how deeply I go down into myself, my God is dark, and like a webbing made of a hundred roots that drink in silence. I know that my trunk rose from his warmth, but that's all, because my branches hardly move at all near the ground, and just wave a little in the wind. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Now this might disturb you, but I find I'm OK by myself;and I don't need you or your benevolence to make sense. - Morrissey
I had a dream I was awake and I woke up to find myself asleep. - Stan Laurel
I cannot bring myself to judge those who are defending their lands against an immoral violent foreign invader. The fact that the immoral violent foreign invader happens to be the U.S. government does not alter my view. - Dave Champion
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week. - George Bernard Shaw
Maybe your right. Maybe I should blame myself… Who the hell needs that? - Nana Mary Roseanne
When I'm depressed I'll lie to myself to make me feel better. But really, it's ok, because depression only sometimes gets the best of me. - Dave Guerrero
I celebrate myself, I paint and dance and sing myself, and what I assume you will assume, for every atom as of me as good belongs to dreamy You. I am a song. I am a poem. I am the soil and a gem. I am a stargate and a voyage. I am the ocean and your soul. - Oksana Rus
I don't fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way. - C. JoyBell C.
Knowing you, I understood myself. - Kamand Kojouri
I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself. - Audrey Hepburn
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell. - John Milton
and there were times when i felt lost,but that did not stop me,for the further i went ,the more i collected myselfas i walked awayand the more i walked awaythe closer i got it to all,,,and in the end, i became the journey,and like all journeys,i did not end, i justchanged my directions. - r.m drake
I am going to open myself up to all that is superior in the world and beyond and I am going to spend time trying to take delight in things! Not finding ruin in them! If the ruin of you is what you look for, the ruin of you is what you are going to find! - C. JoyBell C.
To fill the fathomless caverns of my thirsty soul I must work entirely contrary to impulses of my own humanity, for it is in emptying myself at the very point where I am most empty that I fill myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The characters in my novels are my own unrealised possibilities. That is why I am equally fond of them all and equally horrified by them. Each one has crossed a border that I myself have circumvented. - Milan Kundera
O God, help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful it is. - Macrina Wiederkehr
I thought calming thoughts and visualized serene places. Eventually, i found myself drifting along the frenetic edges of my mind. The Sandman was nowhere to be found, as i slipped further away from sleep. - Jaeda DeWalt
I failed!I went on changing the world without changing myself. - imahmedyounis
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. - Albert Einstein
It is not fit that I should give myself pain, for I have never intentionally given pain even to another. - Marcus Aurelius
My life is a series of invitations accepted and invitations rejected, and the place I now find myself is often a result of accepting the wrong invitations and rejecting the right ones. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them--with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Eudora Welty
I often think of the image only I can see now, and of which I’ve never spoken. It’s always there, in the same silence, amazing. It’s the only image of myself I like, the only one in which I recognize myself, in which I delight - Marguerite Duras
I make a rule for myself. That if I am going to buy a book, and have it on my bookshelf, I am going to someday read it. - Mekiah Johnson
Today, I went to sleep under a plum tree. There, I dreamed I was a butterfly, flying so pleasently. Then, I fell asleep, and the dream ended. Now- I have to ask myself - am I Zhuang Zi who dreamed of a butterfly? Or am I that butterfly, dreaming I am Zhuang Zi? - Zhuangzi
I’ve been here before, dreaming myselfbackwards, among grappling hooks of light.True to the seasons, I’ve lived every wordspoken. Did I walk into someone’s nightmare? - Yusef Komunyakaa
Much is imagination, more is truth, but which is which I scarcely can tell myself. - L. Adams Beck
When I'm with you, I can't keep my hands off of you. When I'm not with you, I can't keep my hands off of myself. - Anonymous
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Long dormant feelings poured through my dried-up limbs and wound through me, slowly filling the emptiness. Like an irrigated field, I felt myself blossom and grow with new vigor. He was the sun, and the tenderness he showed me was life-giving water. - Colleen Houck
Can I quote myself...? Oh wait, I think I just did. - Scarlett Finn
For I have trained myself and am training myself always to be able to dance lightly in the service of thought - Søren Kierkegaard
When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously. - Shakti Gawain
I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. - C. S. Lewis
Maybe I'm too late to be your first. But right now, I'm preparing myself to be your last. - mr. sid
The problem with Christianity is more people profess the truth than live it. So much hypocrisy abounds that I can no longer say I count myself among them without being held to the same unachievable standard. - Shannon L. Alder
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
I would rather get offended than defending myself, though if it isn’t my mistake. Just to see that beautiful smile on your face. - Naveed baji
The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept. - George Carlin
It dawns on me that maybe I'm just terrifically lazy; that I might be appropriating other people’s invisible sicknesses and disorders and scribbling them on the clipboard at the end of my bed to fool the nurses; so I can indulge in rest cures all day, every day. That I’m even fooling myself. - Jalina Mhyana
As the genuine religious impulse becomes dominant, adoration more and more takes charge. 'I come to seek God because I need Him', may be an adequate formula for prayer. 'I come to adore His splendour, and fling myself and all that I have at His feet', is the only possible formula for worship. - Evelyn Underhill
They asked a wise man: Why don’t we ever hear you backbiting and slandering?He said: I’m still not happy with myself to start with others. - Ahmad Musa Jibril
I was running in circles, I hurt myself, just to find my purpose. Everything was so worthless, I didn't deserve this, but to me you were perfect. - Hollywood
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself. - George Bernard Shaw
I never loved another person the way I loved myself. - Mae West
Instead of saying; "WWJD (What would Jesus do)?" I will be asking myself "WIDTM(Will I Do This Do Myself"Because Jesus said, "Love your neighbors as if you love yourself."So I will quote I will treat others as if I am treating myself - Temitope Owosela
I could never understand what was going on in my dreams I couldn’t control the happenings, it’s like I just stood there glued to the ground watching everything around me move and evolve into different scenarios. I was a ghost of myself watching life unravel before my own eyes... - JaszCab.
I dream that one day I would be a published writer and people would read my books - if not, I would be living in the mountains in a small hut, near a pond where swans swim, writing a diary for myself. - Srinidhi.R
I'm not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you. - George Bernard Shaw
I never set out to create a technique. I started out on the floor to find myself, to find what the body could do, and what would give me satisfaction - emotionally, dramatically and bodily. But I did not ever dream of establishing a technique. I still can't believe anything like that happened. - Martha Graham
Ah men,why do you want all this attention?I can write poems for myself, make love to a doorknob if absolutelynecessary. What do you have to offer meI can't find otherwiseexcept humiliation? Which I no longerneed. - Margaret Atwood
I didn't appear to need anyone: I could do it all myself. I could do everything. I was both halves: did that mean I was whole? - Rachel Cusk
I do. I choose you, which is to choose him and the others and to say Everything I was ever told of love was so simple as to be untrue. Let me see for myself what you desire beside me. Let me look it in the face and kiss him. - Jameson Fitzpatrick
If I had created myself, I would be taller, blond, and more well endowed, financially. I would have cast out spiders and bad-hair days. Therefore, and hence, I believe strongly in a Creator who not only gave me the gift, but the free will to create my own journey through life. - Audrey Conn
Awakening others is an impossible endeavor until I myself am awakened. - Pooja Ruprell
long ago said, 'who dares not speak his free thought is a slave.' I nominated myself as an 'infidel' as a challenge to thought for those who are asleep. Luther Burbank - Euripides
You see, I’m a juggler with words myself. - Anonymous
I have done without electricity, and tend the fireplace and stove myself. Evenings, I light the old lamps. There is no running water, and I pump the water from the well. I chop the wood and cook the food. These simple acts make man simple; and how difficult it is to be simple! - C.G. Jung
Tonight, It's not about You, Tonight It's about Me,It's about How Your absence, troubles me,It's about How i hide all of this Hurt .Tonight it's not about Love, Tonight it's about separations,it's about How i write, to remember You,it's about How i remember You, through all of Myself . - Syed Murtaza Haroon
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
I soon had to admit that what I did by myself couldn't excite me, only what Lila touched became important. - Elena Ferrante
Within you, I lost myself. Without you, I found myself wanting to be lost again. - ZAKIYA AND MAJID
Before proving it to someone else, I had to be able to prove it to myself. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
Design is not really a way for me to express myself. Design is a product that we produce for a client. - Peleg Top
I am a massive slag!" I think to myself, in a motivational way. "I'm a Lady Sex Adventuress! I'm a Pirate of Privates! I'm a swashfuckler!" ... I think of "Teenage Whore" by Courtney Love as my personal anthem. - Caitlin Moran
Things happened to the worst, I've lost many things and I've got many things but the precious thing I have with me right now is "having me still". I love myself. I love myself unconditionally. I feel proud about myself. Now I'm living without limited because "I have me". - Sivaprakash Sidhu
Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself. - Roseanne Barr
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done. - John Brown
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope. - Gerard Way
My father chose my name , and my last name was chosen by my ancestors . That’s enough, I myself choose my way - Ali Shariati - علی شریعتی
The aim of language...is to communicate...to impart to others the results one has obtained...As I talk, I reveal the situation...I reveal it to myself and to others in order to change it. - Jean-Paul Sartre
I'm going to treat myself to one of these as a reward for not knocking himself unconscious with a skillet. - Nora Roberts
You look after your empire; I'll look after myself.
Yes. Oh no! I don't subject myself to a leadership that does not break new territories! It is the job of leadership to succeed in landing its limbs on new grounds. - Israelmore Ayivor
I always try to cheer myself up by singing when i get sad. Most of the time, it turns out that my voice is worse than my problems. - Anonymous
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself. And there was one other moment when I was close to that. . . . But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope and that was him. - Yuvika Mathur
Well, I myself am a 100% atheist. And I am increasingly worried that the Israeli-Palestinian struggle, which dominates our entire life, is assuming a more and more religious character. - Uri Avnery
and I ask myself and you, which of our visions will claim uswhich will we claimhow will we go on livinghow will we touch, what will we knowwhat will we say to each other. - Adrienne Rich
I am as sure as I live that nothing is so near to me as God. God is nearer to me than I am to myself; my existence depends on the nearness and the presence of God. - Meister Eckhart
I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. - Thomas Jefferson
I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking.
What in the world would ever lead to me believe that life is a series of opportunities that are readily available to everyone else but me? What really leads me to believe such an atrocious lie is that I don’t believe in myself sufficiently to engage those opportunities in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I really do literally put myself into a character's shoes. - Ruth Rendell
I ask myself, who do i trust? Then i answered, No-one - donwayne
If I am not for myself, who will be? - Pirke Avoth
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
I like to reinvent myself it’s part of my job. - Karl Lagerfeld
To save myself I must face myself, which may be the hardest of all things to face. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Just being around her made me feel better. She had an amber shade aura to her that filled any cracks and brokenness I hadn't yet fixed. I could be myself around her, knowing full well she held on as I let go. - Hubert Martin
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I don't want to wrap myself in the flag, because I'm afraid I'll get burned.
I don’t know if this happens in all relationships, but I just got so sick of his all too familiar stories. I had heard these stories so many times that I could have recited them myself. - Brenda Perlin
Whenever I use to think of others, I had to sacrifice myself...., Its called life in earth where you had to think a lot to do or not to do, the things you like or dislike..... - Nutan Bajracharya
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I THINK MYSELF TO BE SMART,I WOULD WIN EVEN THE DART,SUCCESS IS IN MY CART,TILL I KNOW REALITY PART,I DON'T KNOW EVEN TO START. - merlin8thomas
And I withdrew into myself when I understood that they wanted to extract every thought in my head, one by one, like decayed teeth. - Alia Mamdouh
To enjoy beauty in the company of myself is to experience beauty bound by the limits of the sole person that I am. But, to experience beauty in the company of God is to experience beauty bound by the limits of Who God is, which is to experience beauty without limits. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I don't argue things being spiritual vs scientific, because I've never met anyone who knows enough about either to be convincing--including myself. - S. Kelley Harrell
I find myself anticipating a new kind of storyteller, on who is half hacker, half bard. - Janet H. Murray
I must turn myself around so that I am viewing life as my prospects see it. Only then can I start addressing their issues, help to prevent their pain, and advise on solutions to their problems. - Chris Murray
I believe not myself, how do you expect me to believe you, God is the One I believe. - Boakye Opoku Agyemang
I could only defend myself so much. It was my word against his. There was no evidence, nor was there any proof. My word meant very little. - Brenda Perlin
I write in order to comprehend, not to express myself. - Anna Kamieńska
The reason I don't Kill Myselfis because I know I can. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Charles Dickens
My health is only just good enough for myself alone, not good enough for marriage, let alone fatherhood. Yet when I read your letter, I feel I could overlook even what cannot possibly be overlooked. - Franz Kafka
What you think is your Karma. I hold myself to great Karma. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I write because I want to give strength to myself - Anamika Mishra
The Religion Of The Blue CircleReligious Leader Petra Cecilia Maria HermansI respect my mission as I respect myself till the end.December 6, 1972 - May 2053 - Petra Hermans
younot wanting mewasthe beginning of mewanting myselfthank you - Nayyirah Waheed
The day I met Islam, I found a power within myself that no man could destroy or take away from me. - Muhammad Ali
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - C.S. Lewis
I was burdened with an ever-growing heart on the verge of decay. To save myself, I had to give many pieces of my love away. I hope I can give it all to someone, someday. - Hubert Martin
The past is a shadow, so I hid in the darkness. Little did I know I was made myself the unsuspecting prey of unseen predator. For only in light can you can you see what is dark. - Dina Luate-Wani
I see myself through others eyes and I am made anew. - Molly Moore
Hope, in anything but myself, is just way too dangerous right now… - Jennifer Elisabeth
WHEN I WAS LOST IN DARKNESS,I FELT MYSELF LIKE ARMLESS,MY HEART BECOME HOPELESS,ALL I HAD WAS MY WEAKNESS,TILL I FIND MORNING BRIGHTNESS - merlin8thomas
From the moment I held the box of colors in my hands, I knew this was my life. I threw myself into it like a beast that plunges towards the thing it loves. - Henri Matisse
My head phones always allow me to listen to myself - Saahil Prem
Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - H.P. Lovecraft
I've never found anybody that I could work with as quickly as myself, or with less argument.
Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but, how much of God’s money will I keep for myself? - John Wesley
In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. - Dante Alighieri
I know that this process of ‘me changing my life’ doesn’t just end once I set fire to this list of things I hate about myself. Tonight isn’t as much of a new beginning as it is a violent end and I know the real work hasn’t even started yet. - Jennifer Elisabeth
I am satisfied-For the peace that has graciously engulfed my tender heart.I am home-Because of the abundance of love that I have given myself.I am enlightened-For the journey I have embarked in knowing my higher self.I am complete-Because I now realize that I was always whole. - Karen A. Baquiran
To declare myself as a genius immediately evidences that I am not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I searched for a deeper existence. What I found was myself. The next moment the journey towards self discovery began all over again. - Matthew Donnelly
I spend my nights thinking the worstAnd telling myself that everything's going to work outI keep kicking myself in the mouthOpening up every cut that should be a scar by now - Real Friends
I, myself, love complications and mystery which I didn't notice that I had become one. - Keziah Ruth D. Lingco
I celebrate myself, and sing myself. - Walt Whitman
Because if I let myself feel the pain and the anger, I think it might kill me. Or I might kill someone else. I know it's wrong to feel that way about God and I know its's wrong to not feel anything. I hate it. I don't hate God. I hate not loving Him. - Susan Beth Pfeffer
All others are outside myself;I lock my door and bar them outThe turmoil, tedium, gad-about.I lock my door upon myself,And bar them out; but who shall wallSelf from myself, most loathed of all?If I could once lay down myself,And start self-purged upon the raceThat all must run ! Death runs apace. - Christina Rossetti
I’m busy saving everybody else when I can’t even save myself - Rajesh
It's time that I stop referring to myself, thinking about myself, planning for myself, according to the gridlines and the timelines and the guidelines of people. I will expand in this universe, I will not stay on the lines nor within the lines written by this world. - C. JoyBell C.
I've never had inner turmoil about all this. You find a lot of people these days who cannot stand to be alone. You could lock me up in solitary for weeks on end, and I'd keep myself amused. - Keith Richards
Some people need a super hero to save them, but I am my own super hero. All I need is myself, my strengths and the fiery passions in my heart to overcome the obstacles in my life. - Imania Margria
i found god in myselfand i loved heri loved her fiercely - Ntozake Shange
My schoolmates would make love to anything that moved, but I never saw any reason to limit myself.
I've never let anyone talk me into not believing in myself. - Muhammad Ali
The thought that I might kill myself formed in my mind coolly as a tree or a flower. - Sylvia Plath
The only reason I am successful is because I have stayed true to myself. - Lindsey Stirling
I just reminded myself that she didn't say it mean. She wasn't making fun of me. She wasn't comparing. Or criticizing. - Stephen Chbosky
The worst thing that I can do is humanize God. The second worst thing that I can do is deify myself. And the best thing that I can do is to avoid both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this going to accomplish today? - Salvador Dalí
What am I to do on this earth? The choice rests with me: suffer or enjoy. Whither will suffering lead me? To nothingness; but I shall have suffered. Whither will enjoyment lead me? To nothingness; but I shall have enjoyed myself. - Victor Hugo
People say how do you live alone? My response-I have time for myself not for loneliness... - Ankit_pandey
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It's totally for myself. - J. K. Rowling
I did not want to appear before the world as pathetic, deprssed, and psychologically ill. So I erected a barrier of words and wit around myself, so that nobody could see how needy I really was. - Karen Armstrong
A soul needs a purpose to live and so I concluded that my purpose was to kill everyone besides myself. I felt alive.--Gaara - Masashi Kishimoto
I think of myself first as a singer, meaning an interpreter. Then I think of myself as a writer. It is an outlet I have to have. I get very hard to live with without something happening to write about. - Oliver
I find myself enjoying being alone a lot of the time, people come and people go and you have to find a way to be ok with both. - Nikki Rowe
I myself am convinced that the theory of evolution, especially to the extent to which it has been applied, will be one of the greatest jokes in the history books of the future. Posterity will marvel that so very flimsy and dubious an hypothesis could be accepted with the incredible credulity it has. - Malcolm Muggeridge
I may not know you, but I don’t see any difference between you and me. I see myself in you; we are one. - Debasish Mridha
The mere fact that I exist means that I deserve to be here and to express myself any damn why I please. - Euphoria Godsent
It no longer makes me cry and die and tear myself to see her go because everything goes away from me like that now girls, visions, anything, just in the same way and forever and I accept lostness forever. - Jack Kerouac
If I don't hold myself to the highest standards, who will? - Aaron Dennis
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut
There is no pleasure that I haven't made myself sick on. - Philip Seymour Hoffman
Within a week I walked the streets of Tel-Aviv, I wandered around Budapest and found myself admiring the Architecture of Paris. That's the power of great literature. - Byron Ortiz
It is not always easy. Your successes are unheralded -- your failures are trumpeted. I sometimes have that feeling myself."[Speech at CIA Headquarters, November 28, 1961] - John F. Kennedy
They say that it's a crazy world out there. I don't mind contributing by a bit of madness myself. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
When I touch you, it makes me trembling.I feel like I've lost myself, existentially.Your lips on mine makes me feel likeI'm flying across the universe, without aimlessly. - Tamara Stamenkovic
By getting to know you I get to know myself too. - Kate McGahan
I want to sleep. To find a safe place somewhere, and close my eyes, and rest, like an animal. That is what I am. An animal. Living from moment to moment, day to day, trying to make sense of the world in which I find myself. - S.J. Watson
from Open HouseMy truths are all foreknown,This anguish self-revealed.I'm naked to the bone,With nakedness my shield.Myself is what I wear:I keep the spirit spare. - Theodore Roethke
I know all except myself. - Francois Villon
When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg. . - Snoop Dogg
I keep myself busy with things to do but every time I pause I think of you. - T.J. Klune
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. - Augusten Burroughs
It's worth all the pain,Now that I found myself back in your arms again. - James Reid
I'd rather live a life I truly love by spending my time doing things I love and have that be my only life rather than devote myself to someone who can't be proven exists at all that wants our time and our love more than our virtues simply just so I can live again - Anonymous
The color of the flower has faded, while I lost myself in idle thought in this long rain / 花の色は うつりにけりな いたづらに わが身世にふる ながめせし間に - Ono No Komachi
I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. - Steve Jobs
I force myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste. - Marcel Duchamp
I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. - Søren Kierkegaard
My knight, I said jokingly before I had a chance to stop myself. Too late I realized. ~Charlie~ - J.L.Clayton
I don't want to make somebody else. I want to make myself. - Toni Morrison
The connoisseur of painting gives only bad advice to the painter. For that reason I have given up trying to judge myself. - Pablo Picasso
I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me. Those seem to be the two choices. Everything else is just killing time. - John Green
So few want to be rebels anymore. And out of those few, most, like myself, scare easily. - Ray Bradbury
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness. - Seneca
They took my booksbecause my message was love.They took my penbecause my words were love.Then they took my voicebecause my song was love.Soon they’ll take myselfso nothing remains.But they don’t know that when I'm gonemy love will stay. - Kamand Kojouri
I'd rater share the glory of a hit than star by myself in a flop - Kate Jackson
I first heard of Parmenides' best-known assertion, "Whatever is, is." I laughed and blurted out, "And he's famous?" With this verbal ejaculation I revealed myself as the quintessential sophomore. - R.C. Sproul
I like contradictions. We have never attained the infinite variety and contradictions that exist in nature. Tomorrow I shall contradict myself. That is the one way I have of asserting my liberty, the real liberty one does not find as a member of society. - Man Ray
Someone else's vision will never be as good as your own vision of your self. Live and die with it 'cause in the end it’s all you have. Lose it and you lose yourself and everything else. I should have listened to myself. - Georgia O'Keeffe
One of the things I love about labeling myself as an author is that I can read books and call it "researching writing styles."-- - Mike Mankoff
The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself - something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered. - Tina Turner
This conversation with myself has an overwhelming aroma of narcissism. - Tawny Lara
There’s no way I can care properly for my children if I don’t first care for myself. - Tez Brooks
I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things. - Dorothy Parker
Out of humility I label not myself or others. All I can say is this; God is my Father. Jesus is my Savior. And the Holy Spirit dwells in me. - Tom Krause
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. - Spencer Johnson
If tears were liquor, I'd have drunk myself sick. - Mark Lanegan
I shall despair. There is no creature loves me; And if I die no soul will pity me: And wherefore should they, since that I myself Find in myself no pity to myself? - William Shakespeare
The saying goes that for a wound caused by dog bite to heal you have to eat that same dog, and I did scoop up a mouthful for myself - Han Kang, The Vegetarian
The point that I think myself to be so terribly clever is the precise point at which I am beginning to think myself to be god-like, which causes me to become God-less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I could never free myself from the thought that Nature is that which is slowly killing me. - Charles Simic
I'm not always the best at expressing myself to you, so I'm taking advantage of the fact that I will be completely unresponsive when you read this, and therefore incapable of messing things up - Amy Plum
I stopped explaining myself when I realized other people only understand from their level of perception. - Anonymous
I always talk about love but I’ve seen a life where I can live without it, where I can eat with my hands, make the whole bed, leave the light on for myself. - Caitlyn Siehl
Every time I complete a major project I reward myself with two full days of just reading and coffee! I do justify that it is my work! - Delia J. Colvin
I feed my mind by reading everyday as I feed myself by eating every day. - Debasish Mridha
Everything you do makes my body scream with loneliness. When I see you, the room swallows me. I find myself at the bottom of the pool. - Henry Rollins
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself. - Albert Einstein
I've decided that I'm not going to try to squeeze myself into a friendship that hurts me anymore. I'm going to let her go and just be friends with people who make me feel good about myself. - Zoe Sugg
I say to myself: "Who are you to measure infinite power? - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question. - Harun Yahya
Funny how nobody talks on the tubes, isn't it? I rarely catch the tube myself, or lifts. Confined spaces, everybody shuts down. Why is that? Perhaps we think everybody on the tube is a potential psychopath or a drunk,so we close down and pretend to read a book or something. - John Hannah
Why would I hate you?""Because I was being, as Oscar made a point of telling me later, the most unlikable version of myself - Meg Leger
When I am ..... completely myself, entirely alone... or during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how these ideas come I know not nor can I force them. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
For each person I lost I found a new layer of grief to cover myself with, and each time I tried to bring something of their essence into my own being - be it unconditional love, kindness and piety. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
I want to get away from people, I want to kill myself. - Tanmaya Guru
When they throw the water on the witch, she says, Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness. That line inspired my life. I sometimes say it to myself before I go to sleep, like a prayer. - John Waters
It preoccupies me until it's time to leave. It seems such the right expression of grief. I am sad, so in whatever small way I can, I will tear myself apart. They've taken what's on the inside and made it visible. If I thought it wouldn't be inappropriate I'd do it myself. - Jael McHenry
He was the most complicated beautiful mess I'd ever seen and if this is what you feel, when you've met someone that is about to change your entire world; than I dare not hide myself away from it. - Nikki Rowe
I tried to tell myself that you’re gone but it just wont sink in. No matter what I do, i’m still missing and thinking about you. - unknowen
I love you; my heart belongs to you; I am you; I lost myself in you; you are my expression, my beauty, my life and living. You are my mirror, my sun, and my moon. - Debasish Mridha
Thank God I was hit by a truck. It seems that God was trying to get my attention for years but I was so stubborn it took knocking me square out of my body to see him for myself. Next time I will be way more specific when I ask for help to slow me down. - Monika Zands
In order to love others I need to be full of it myself - Odille Rault
If an artist is not only he who sings or paints, but he who express himself by words or drawing then I can consider myself as one. - Amen Muffler
I don't have dreams and inspiration. I just want to enjoy myself. - Jayson Zabate
I am staring into eyes so dark and compelling that I feel as if I could easily lose myself within them. He moves me slightly away from his body but doesn't let go. Energy, just like in the forest a few nights ago, ebbs and flows betwen us. - Jennifer Sucevic
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it. - Mae West
I kept trying to talk myself out of my second thoughts when they were trying to help me. My advice? When it comes to relationships, second thoughts should be promoted. - Deb Caletti
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
what it is...is a place where I can return to myself. It's enough of a scramble to get to...that the energy expended is significant, and it translates into a change in my body chemistry and my psychological chemistry and my heart chemistry... - Jay Salter
Oh my love, pure and divine love,I want to drown in youand then get lost,to find myself again and again,as a symbol and source of love,pure, blissful and divine. - Debasish Mridha
Every now and then when I feel the doubt, I look inside myself and I see the way. The whole world full of possibilities. So you could be you and I could be me. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Within the whispers of love, I found my heart. Within a glimmer from a ray, I found my soul. Within both, I found myself. - Raneem Kayyali
I require myself not to be equal to the best, but to be better then the bad. - Seneca
I found myself tumbling down a 2000-foot face and my senses were so reduced. I couldn’t hear anything. It was totally peaceful. I was totally calm. - Travis Rice
When happiness is liked by me and others equally, what is so special about me that I should strive after happiness only for myself? - Śāntideva
Neither one nor the other, I am, I was and I'll remain myself - Stromae
As a society we should try to never inhibit another person's creativity. In people like myself, it's all we have. - Michael Houbrick
If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? But when I am for myself, then what am I? - Hillel
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
I sometimes ask these questions to myself: Are you chasing a dream just to prove that you can catch it? Will it really bring you happiness and fulfillment? Is it really your dream or just an illusion that you want to play on people's eyes? Isn't it time to forget it and embrace your real calling? - Jorge P. Guerrero
I laugh at myself. It's so important to laugh at yourself. Have a little heart chuckle, cry a few tears. It's OK! Don't apologize for being you. Just be you. Be true to who you are and who you want to be! - Akiroq Brost
I focus all my energy into become a faster, stronger, and better version of myself. - Georgia Clark
I know my heart will never be the sameBut I'm telling myself I'll be okay - Sara Evans
I've been playing in the field of life on my own for a while now and it's fair to say I have gained myself along the way, I gotta admit though, after all this time I am damn well excited to fall insanely inLove with someone who knows how to take my breath away. - Nikki Rowe
Through the twist and turns of life, I find myself so grateful for my friends. Even though sometimes the days can seem so dark, and my heart can feel so hurt, I am never alone; my friends are beside me. - Steve Maraboli
And I went into the new year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
But still I feel I waste a lot of time leaning on my elbow and thinking to myself, "alright sucker, now what? - Peter S. Beagle
I tried on different versions of myself. I was so many different girls... - Jennifer Elisabeth
You're not free, until you get rid of I-myself-me; and let enter 'That', which, the sages call "Thee". - Fakeer Ishavardas
You'll have to leave my meals on a tray outside the door because I'll beworking pretty late on the secret of making myself invisible, which may take me almost until eleven o'clock. - S.J. Perelman
The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore. - C. JoyBell C.
I awoke one morning to find myself famous. - George Gordon Byron
To assume that I can even begin to chart a ‘straight’ path is probably the best way I can take myself ‘straight’ to the very place I don’t want to go. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles. - Shannon Hale
I killed the Google Alert I used to have on myself two years ago. I don’t need any more information about myself. I get more than enough of that just by being me. - Lev Grossman
Myself, I prefer life without fires, without nocturnal panics. - Juvenal
I never dream to become someone important for myself. The truth is that I- I really don't have a personal ambition. My ambition, my dream, it's about the people. It's all about the people. It's for the people. It's all for the people. That is my ultimate goal. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger. - Ron Paul
I think I've been afraid most of my life to be myself. - J.A. Redmerski
I Am In Love With Myself, With My Heart. - Nirav Sanchaniya
When I was your age...I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters. - Ilene Beckerman
i was lieing to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost - I just wasn't ready to be found. - Nikki Rowe
I love to lose myself in other men's minds.... Books think for me. - Charles Lamb
Betrayal is advancing myself at the expense of the one who I committed myself to advance. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In a lot of ways, living with Charlie was like having my own place, and I found myself reveling in the aloneness instead of being lonely. - Stephenie Meyer
I love you because I find myself in you. - Debasish Mridha
Everything is gratuitous, this garden, this city, and myself. When you suddenly realize it, it makes you feel sick and everything begins to drift... that's nausea. - Jean-Paul Sartre
I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself. - Margaret Cho
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly in hand before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer. - Anne Frank
I have found so many angels trapped inside undisputed jargon that I find myself digging at the words, in order to release them, from the books that unfairly captured their soul. - Shannon L. Alder
Tests were always easy for me. I saw them as games, saw myself as being in a contest against a mythical adversary, and welcomed the challenge. - Walter Dean Myers
It's just me throwing myself at you,romance as usual, us times us,not lust but moxibustion,a substance burning closeto the body as possiblewithout risk of immolation. - Alice Fulton
I've always liked Belgian waffles, but I must say, I didn't think I would one day be having Belgian waffles in Belgium! I just sort of POOF found myself there and there I was with a gigantic Belgian waffle in my hands, standing on a sidewalk in Belgium! - C. JoyBell C.
One of my greatest lessons of growth was to stop dwelling in the past and forgive myself and others from all the pain and hurt that was caused. When I finally let go and released, I was free with glee. - Jason Micheal Ratliff
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune. - Walt Whitman
I visited many places, Some of them quite Exotic and far away, But I always returned to myself. - Dejan Stojanovic
To create myself from nothing. - S.J. Watson
It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand! - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
If I reveal myself without worrying about how others will respond, then some will care, though others may not. But who can love me, if no one knows me? I must risk it, or live alone. - Sheldon B. Kopp
Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I've made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself - Oprah Winfrey
I climb the door instead of a treeJust to crawl with myself walking freeWhat if I’m a lizard beneath my skinChanging my colours of the human I’ve been - Munia Khan
I constantly reminded myself with the fact that the world isn't about what's fair, but how you cope with what is unfair. - Hiro0911
Personally, I like to sleep. And I intend to appropriately confine myself more and more to my living quarters and pass my life away sleeping. - Tsunetomo Yamamoto
I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
I was much younger, much hungrier, much more alone. But I was myself, pared down to the essentials. - Haruki Murakami
If I facepalm myself too much, maybe the pimples will go away. - Sam Mamaril
Oddly, I found myself calmer than I'd been in a long while. Maybe it was simply because my muscles ached or maybe because I felt that nothing was more compelling than the stack of wood that was waiting in Camelli's garage. - Dee Williams
Self-correction makes me check the ruler of my life against the yardstick of my inner voice. I acknowledge when I don’t measure up. Self-correction is an ongoing process. If done often enough, I can stop myself from straying off the path. - Stella Payton
I myself always to keep alive I'll enjoy the beauty of nature at close quarters. - Tanmaya Guru
I had to come to terms with the fact that I wouldn’t have peace with myself until I found a way to like myself. - Michael Barbarulo
To an unmoored, middle-aged man like myself, it was heart-breaking. That’s all right. I like to have my heart broken. - Kurt Vonnegut
I am not afraid of anything in the world. But I'm afraid of myself, afraid of what I will be in the future. - Luffina Lourduraj
I love digging myself into books because the moment I'm drifted from reality, I'm in a different world and I'm a different person. - Nathalie M. Llanto
I consider myself a green party supporter...because green represents my favorite color other than clear. And I met a guy who was running for the green party this one time, and he seemed like he had a great head on his shoulders for a homeless guy. - Vernon D. Burns
The value in my room is neither my Television nor my bank note. The value in my room is myself! Why? Because even if I lose everything I have, but still get me, I am coming back with full passion and desperation to climb the unclimbed hills again and again! - Israelmore Ayivor
A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit. - David Sedaris
I just never let anything bother me, man. I know myself really well. Nobody's opinion of me can shake my opinion of myself. - Ruben Studdard
So I was the son of a man who had Vietnam living inside him. Yeah I had all kinds of reasons for feeling sorry for myself. Being fifteen didn't help. Sometimes I thought that being fifteen was the worst tragedy of all. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I loveIf you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.You will hardly know who I am or what I meanBut I shall be good health to you nonethelessAnd filter and fibre your blood. - Walt Whitman
Hardwork and perseverance were the keyOne way ticket out of this hellThought I should make myself worthyOf the quest that lied aheaf - Nirab karki
Know thyself? If I knew myself, I'd run away. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is no use being alive if one must work. The event from which each of us is entitled to expect the revelation of his own life’s meaning - that event which I may not yet have found, but on whose path I seek myself - is not earned by work. - André Breton
Somedays I ask myself why do I spend hours in the gym, then I look in the mirror and think "Damn I look good! - Augusta DeJuan Hathaway
The thought of never crossing your path again is to enormous to bare, so for now I'll make dreams in my heart and remind myself to go and sit & remember them every once in a while. - Nikki Rowe
In truth, people know very little about each other. I only know as much about you as I know about myself. - Vironika Tugaleva
Clarity in my cup. Transparency of my soul. Lucidity of myself. Elixir of the ages. Tea makes us all sages. - Dharlene Marie Fahl
I laugh at myself. I don't take myself completely seriously. I think that's another quality that people have to hold on to... you have to laugh, especially at yourself. - Madonna
If I could split myself into five people, I would still be behind on my writing schedule. I see now why James Patterson cloned himself so many times. - Peter James West
I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear, love, death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. - Martha Gellhorn
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow. - Voltaire
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward. - Kurt Vonnegut
If the world gets any smaller I'll end up living next door to myself. - Tom Robbins
All I want to be is very young always and very irresponsible and to feel that my life is my own-to live and be happy and die in my own way to please myself - Zelda Fitzgerald
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
Reality is myself, reality is only the perception of this instant and it can't be related to another person. - Gao Xingjian
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. - Oscar Levant
I would put myself in the attitude to look in the eye an abstract truth, and I cannot. I blench and withdraw on this side and on that. I seem to know what he meant who said, No man can see God face to face and live. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
Want To Be A Constant State Of Unconscious Mind To Know Myself. - venky Naidu
How I describe myself??I guy who likes to be in state of confuse, being confuse makes me incredible in thinking! - Deyth Banger
I write fiction not for my readers and not for myself. I write fiction for the sake of those odd heroic characters that are contained therein. They are counting on me as much as I am counting on them. - Nicholas Trandahl
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong? - Jane Austen
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself 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
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
Oh, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial. - William Shakespeare
I ask myself every day am I an Adult?What is an Adult? To me an Adult is someone who can see the world for what it really is.And instead of giving up and trying to escape reality at every moment they can, they choose to continue on and use what is around them to help them succeed. - Michael Mano
My shadow is tired walking with me; but I have yet to be bored walking with myself, all by myself... - Munia Khan
I decided with this new awareness to dedicate my day to moving at my own natural, calm pace, and not pressuring myself to get going, get moving, or hurry up at all, something quite different from what I otherwise did. - Sonia Choquette
But I do not know what to tell myself. Stuart needs "space" and "time," as if this were physics and not a human relationship. - Kathryn Stockett
Convinced myself, I seek not to convince. - Edgar Allan Poe
Once I tried to kill myself with a bungee cord. I kept almost dying. - Steven Wright
I used to call myself a single-issue voter on the essential question of defending civilization against its terrorist enemies and their totalitarian protectors, and on that 'issue' I hope I can continue to expose and oppose any ambiguity. - Christopher Hitchens
I know my worth. Never again will I condemn myself to the prison of a bad relationship. - Steve Maraboli
The hard part wasn’t breaking up. The hard part is forcing myself to fall out of love with you. - Dominic Riccitello
My mistakes were because I was selfless. I wanted to complete someone else, I didn’t think about completing myself. - Dominic Riccitello
The deeper I go into myself the more I realize that I am my own enemy. - Floriano Martins
Once upon a timeI fell in loveLost myselfAnd find another one. - Arzum Uzun
I am striving to give back the Divine in myself to the Divine in the All. - Plotinus
I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it...but by sitting still, and the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. - Søren Kierkegaard
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Tommy Lee
I thought: This is what the living do. And I swooned at the ordinary nature of the task and myself, at my chapped hands and square palms, at the way my wrists bent and fingers flexed inside this living body. - Dee Williams
He hams his Brummie accent, I tell myself, the way so many ex-pats ham their lost identity. The moustache is a pose. Yet, he hams this unpredictable matey belligerence, this curiously Midlands attitude. Colin is home away from home, I reflect, even if not the home you ever really liked. - Tim Parks
I found myself when I least expected you- at the same old rocking chair in the room with the same flavor of tea. The only difference was the tea had turned cold, just as life had. And I found myself with an option. I could abandon this tea anytime and make a fresh one. You see? - Jasleen Kaur GumberKaur Gumber
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. - W. H. Auden
I love to laugh. Specially at myself. Sometimes I spend hours doing it. - Nuno Roque
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when? - Rabbi Hillel
I have to be honest he was more than a friend to me, I don't know why, but I found myself having feelings for him.~once again...life goes on~ - Rim Ibrahim
I lay still and watch myself slowly drift apart... - Devjeet Chawdhary
I have always consoled myself that he such as I who is not a genius, can still achieve much that is useful when he does his work right and chooses his work to suit his talents. - Johann Rudolf Wolf
I was brought up to believe that how I saw myself was more important than how others saw me. - Anwar el-Sadat
When I was on "StarSearch", one of the producers told the other contestants, "She'll never be famous; she's too tough, she's too New York, and she's too heavy." And I remember thinking, "Gosh, he's gonna feel like a jerk when I'm famous. Through the negativity I learned to hear myself quite loudly. - Rosie O'Donnell
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself. - Salvador Dali
Every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving. - Albert Einstein
Fue adondo a mi me perdieronquw logre por fin encontrarme?Was it where they lost methat I finally found myself? - Pablo Neruda
My world is about FEELings. Sometimes, these feelings run so deep i fear i will drown.Creatively, it's a dream to be so sensitive. In real life, it's exhausting, as i tread water to keep myself from sinking. - Jaeda DeWalt
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. - George Bernard Shaw
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. - Mahatma Gandhi
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile. - David Morrell
My life has been one great big joke,A dance that's walked,A song that's spoke,I laugh so hard I almost choke,When I think about myself. - Maya Angelou
When I Find Myself in A Depressed State, I Try and Write to Feel Better. However, If Writing Doesn't Work, Then You Can Almost Always Catch Me Watching Cartoons on Television, Like Scooby-Dooby-Do or The Munster’s. Unfortunately, I Am Watching These Programs Nearly Every Day. - Chris Mentillo
I tend to scare myself. - Stephen King
I'm not reinventing myself. I'm finding myself. There's a difference! - Michele Jennae
Education has enhanced my wisdom. Simplicity and humility will not allow me to call myself wise. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
give me a reason to get back to myself ,to return again . - litymunshi
If "doctor" means "master teacher," then I think teaching in K-12 for 10 years deserves said title. Our practicum is potent and our expertise is in the service of children. In fact, I might start calling myself Dr. Vilson on principle. Fight me - Jose Luis Vilson
Defend myself? I cannot defend the verbal repressions of a boy. A curmudgeonly, cantankerous, ill-tempered, counterfeit boy. - Coco J. Ginger
I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Robert A. Heinlein
One day I realized, I am what I'm looking for. The love I've been searching the world for. When I devoutly love myself it's fulfilling, and it attracts others. They fight to love me twice as much. - Euphoria Godsent
Why is it when I pursue the praises of men I find myself with everything that I’ve looked for but nothing that I need? That’s because I have an extraordinary habit of looking for the wrong thing in the wrong place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In this world, it is too common for people to search for someone to lose themselves in. But I am already lost. I will look for someone to find myself in. - C. JoyBell C.
I'm accustomed to toxicity and can’t control myself when I’m near it. - Dominic Riccitello
Sometimes I scare myself at how easily I slip inside my mind and live vicariously through these characters. - Teresa Mummert
The past is a shadow, so I hid in the darkness. Little did I know I had made myself the unsuspecting prey of unseen predator. For only in light can you see what is dark. - Dina Luate-Wani
The knowing, I told myself, is only a vapor of the mind, and yet it can wreck havok with one's sanity. - Diane Ackerman
My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service for the greater good. - Oprah Winfrey
They say a witch-doctor can't heal himself but I beg to differ. I have been in deep end but somehow Managed to keep my head high....all by myself. Self belief, self efficacy.....and leaning to God each time you sense imbalances - you will definitely make it. - Kwanele Booi
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can. - Cary Grant
I want to forget myself in you..." #MilanoVeneziani. #ItalianPassion - OlgaGOA
I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. - Leo Tolstoy
Whenever the cloud of ego threatens to engulf me, I remind myself of my roots. It helps keeping my feet on the ground. - Faraaz Kazi
I sustain myself with the love of family. - Maya Angelou
I'm not judging people, I'm judging their actions. It's the same type of distinction that I try to apply to myself, to judge, but not be judgmental. - Jeff Melvoin
For others, in spite of myself, from myself. - Emmanuel Levinas
i immersemyselfin youlikei immerse myselfinto a beautiful story. - Sanober Khan
Lo, thou, my Love, art fair;Myself have made thee so;Yea, thou art fair indeed,Wherefore thou shalt not needIn beauty to despair;For I accept thee so,For fair.[excerpt from "Christ to His Spouse"] - William Baldwin
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. - Oprah Winfrey
I exist as I am, that is enough,If no other in the world be aware I sit content,And if each and all be aware I sit content.One world is aware, and by the far the largest to me, and that is myself. - Walt Whitman
Albert Camus did not know he was summing up modern photojournalism when he wrote:"Will I kill myself or have a cup of coffee - Sacha Hartgers
And I think that in myself (and perhaps evident in what I write) fear of loss and the corresponding instinct to protect myself against loss are potent forces. - Richard Ford
Renee loved to do things. That was mysterious to me, since I was more comfortable talking about things and never doing them. She liked passion. She liked adventure. I cowered from passion and talked myself out of adventure. - Rob Sheffield
I’m creating a self help show called Self Talk. I’ll insult myself for an hour then open phone lines to a fitness coach & my mother-in-law. - Ryan Lilly
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
I myself not dwells, the only people are dwells in underlying aim of my each work. - Tanmaya Guru
The mere fact that I exist, means that I deserve to be here and to express myself any damn way I please. - Euphoria Godsent
Basically, that's why I wrote: to save my ass, to save my ass from the madhouse, from the streets, from myself. - Charles Bukowski
I required kindness and sympathy, but I did not believe myself utterly unworthy of it. - Mary Shelley
If the praise of man elates me and his blame depresses me; if I cannot rest under misunderstanding without defending myself if I love to be loved more than to love...then I know nothing of Calvary love. - Amy Carmichael
I had tried to express myself, but couldn't do that because I was afraid that it will hurt someone. I never knew that not expressing myself hurt myself. - Nutan Bajracharya
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. - Charles de Gaulle
I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve becuase I love Jesus. - Mother Teresa
We should have stories in common, I found myself thinking. We should have stories, and jokes no one understands, and memories that we know will stay alive because neither of us will let the other forget. - Kamila Shamsie
If I would have to give an 'occupation', a 'vocation' for MySelf then, that would be a ... 'Mind Beautician' ... 'Αἰσθητικός Νόησις' ...Yes, I rather enJOY what that ENtails !"~ Ale3ia - Chevalieuse de Faeinoterre Helia
Whoever has My commandments and keeps them loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and show Myself to him. - Anonymous
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
I’m not holding myself out as a model, but I do believe that we in America can ask more of children than we typically do, and they will not only respond to the challenge, but thrive. - Amy Chua
I believe in myself like a five-year-old believes in himself. They say look at me, look at me! Then they do a flip in the backyard. It won't even be that amazing, but everyone will be clapping for them. - Kanye West
My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live. - Kanye West
I'm not sure what happened to me over the last few days. I lost myself, I think. I sank down into a hole for a while. They're tricky things, holes. You don't know you're in one until you get out. - Kevin Brooks
Oh, I simply can’t think. When I really want to depress myself, I think of all the brilliant men I know, married to their stupid wives. Enough to break your heart, it really is - Doris Lessing
When I meet a man I ask myself, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?' - Rita Rudner
I like hearing myself talk. It is one of my greatest pleasures. I often have long conversations all by myself, and I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying. - Oscar Wilde
Weary of myself, and sick of asking What I am, and what I ought to be, At this vessel's prow I stand, which bears me Forwards, forwards, o'er the starlit sea. - Matthew Arnold
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste. - Marcel Duchamp
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else. - Winston S. Churchill
So was I once myself a swinger of birches.And so I dream of going back to be. - Robert Frost
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself………. - Sameh Elsayed
Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than I was and began diverting all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J. K. Rowling
I asked myself one day, 'Would it be humane of me to completely destroy my mind and soul for the music?' I knew immediately that the answer was no, so I knew I had to. - Matt Borneman
I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down, and I will not let myself down. - Mia Hamm
I lost myself in finding you, nothing has made me feel so wasted ever. - Nigar Siddiqui
When, at last, I ceased to be myself, I came to be. - Kamand Kojouri
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. - Carl R. Rogers
Her Brooklyn accent only comes out when she's angry. This is the best part....I pick at my pancakes while she tells me, simply, "It's ok to change your mind." About a feeling, a person, a promise of love. I can't stay just to avoid contradicting myself. I don't have to watch him cry. - Lena Dunham
God, grant me the serenity to stop beating myself up for not doing things perfectly, the courage to forgive myself because I’m working on doing things better, and the wisdom to know that You already love me just the way I am. - Eleanor Brownn
I won't be protected. I will choose for myself what is ladylike and right. To shield me is an insult. - E.M. Forster
Sometimes, I cannot control myself. Please do not blame me, its not me. Maybe it is someone who knows better about me. - Santosh Kalwar
It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable. - Maya Angelou
You have to take an interest in something in life, I told myself. I wondered what could interest me, after I was finished with love. I could take a course in wine tasting, maybe , or start collecting model aeroplanes - Michel Houellebecq
I am having the most wonderful time sorting myself out! - Nina Montgomery
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. - Margaret Mitchell
How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this. I need someone to pour myself into. - Sylvia Plath
Today did take the time to say: "I believe in myself," at least 20 times today? You can never say it too much. - Mark F. LaMoure
I don't love men that love other women. I think more of myself then that. - Rose The Vampire Diaries
I lost a lot of people when I found myself. - Nikki Rowe
I would not be myself without writing. - Mary Sage Nguyen
All I ever really wanted to do was arouse souls through my writing and enjoy my journey to becoming one with myself and with the world. - Terry A. O'Neal
I am not religious in any sense; in fact, I consider myself an atheist. - Subrahmanijan Chandrasekhar
Ray, don't get mad just because I say yes to life. I like to keep myself available to the universe, because it brings me wisdom. Maybe you don't just want me to soar. - Douglas Coupland
I bleed myself to be your drink:Is not the blood of poets—ink? - William Soutar
I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. - Jonathan Safran Foer
I realized that for the time being I could not trust myself to present a coherent face to the world. - Joan Didion
I let myself relax into the pattern of the recipe. - Jael McHenry
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
Because at nightwhen others are sleeping, I drown myself in poetry. - Kamand Kojouri
You know, I can see two tiny pictures of myself And there's one in each of your eyes. And they're doin' everything I do. Every time I light a cigarette, they light up theirs. I take a drink and I look in and they're drinkin' too. It's drivin' me crazy. It's drivin' me nuts. - Laurie Anderson
I don't like the memories because the tears come easily, and once again I break my promise to myself for this day. It's a constant battle. a war between remembering and forgetting. - E.E. Cummings
I’ll be blasted’, he said, ‘if I ever write another word, or try to write another word, to please Nick Greene or the Muse. Bad, good, or indifferent, I’ll write, from this day forward, to please myself - Virginia Woolf
I learn everyday what it means to love myself, and I'm constantly figuring out what makes me feel empowered. - Hayley Williams
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God. - Carl Jung
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
I have taken all my good deeds and all my bad deeds, and cast them in a heap before the Lord, and fled from both, and betaken myself to the Lord Jesus Christ, and in him I have sweet peace! - David Dickson
I love you not because you're beautiful, but its through You that I discover more of myself! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Coming to the END of MYSELF and all SELF effort...seems to be the very point that God steps in and shows HIMSELF to be more than ENOUGH. - John Paul Warren
I have hardly anything in common with myself and should stand very quietly in a corner, content that I can breathe. - Franz Kafka
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
I love you, but I’m more in love with myself and that’s the problem. - Dominic Riccitello
every time this happensI see my fathermy brothermy would be sonI see myselfstop killing us - R.H. Sin
I found I was repeating myself. It is the beginning of the end when you discover you have style. - Dashiell Hammett
I am also atheist or agnostic (I don't even know the difference). I've never been to church and prefer to think for myself. - Steve Wozniak
As long as I am an American citizen and American blood runs in these veins, I shall hold myself at liberty to speak, to write, and to publish whatever I please on any subject.
Woven words are little conviction when I present myself as a man of fiction. - Hubert Martin
GreenHollyWood asked me "How I sleep?", after all, after this horror and terror. The truth is that I close the one eye 1-2 seconds go and then the other... and I sleep. To to don't forget, if we will be friends I enjoy the horror..., I like to see myself scared!? - Deyth Banger
I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world. - Haruki Murakami
The voices in my head does not likes attitude of some people. I know how to defend myself, but I do not want to hurt their feelings for ease my pain. - Sammy Toora Powerlifter
Racists will always call you a racist when you identify their racism. To love yourself now - is a form of racism. We are the only people who are criticized for loving ourselves. and white people think when you love yourself you hate them. No, when I love myself they become irrelevant to me. - John Henrik Clarke
Without asking anybody’s advice I turned myself insane sitting under the same sun and the same clouds. - Suman Pokhrel
By my rambling digressions I perceive myself to be growing old. - Benjamin Franklin
I have loved and lost many a time, but along the way I have found myself. - Lyrical Treasure
When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing. - George Orwell
Despite my height, ignorance, heartbreaks, insecurity, criticism, competition, my skin color, that voice in my head that says 'No way', bad luck, a tight budget, insults, fear, flaws, failure and opposition. I believe in myself. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
I've learned that if someone threatens my peace of mind, self-respect, or self-worth... I must walk away. I owe it to myself... I owe it to my future. - Steve Maraboli
I protect myself by refusing to know myself. - Floriano Martins
Mom is a compulsive reader. She reads for pleasure, she reads to edify herself, but more often than not, she reads because she can't help it. I understand. The minute I find myself sitting still, I start rummaging around for printed material.p 97 - Michael Perry
I surround myself with things that make me happy. Why? Because ... it makes me happy. - Kelly Epperson
And here I was, left with only myself to deal with. It was entirely up to me. - James Baldwin
Art is my cure to all this madness, sadness and loss of belonging in the world & through it I'll walk myself home. - Nikki Rowe
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
Human beings are the only creatures who are allowed to fail. If an ant fails, it's dead. But we're allowed to learn from our mistakes and from our failures. And that's how I learn, by falling flat on my face and picking myself up and starting all over again. - Madeleine L'Engle
I am very happyBecause I have conquered myselfAnd not the world.I am very happyBecause I have loved the worldAnd not myself. - Sri Chinmoy
Her love... so unconditional, so unapologetic; reminds me that I am worth so much more than the standard I have set for myself. - Steve Maraboli
But I had to think to myself that this was normal, because that was the attitude. I was 19 when I went to see my doctor and I was told it was all in the mind.[Author on being told her endometriosis was imagined pain, From Oct 2009 Daily Mail interview] - Hilary Mantel
Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame. - P.C. Cast
The more I lived with Jan, the more I loved her, the more I made her miserable. It was a vicious cycle (page 209)……The more I loved her the more I hated her. And the more she loved me, the more I harmed myself (page 269). - Marvin Gaye
I know by now you think I should have straightened myself out - Thank you, drop dead! - Morrissey
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying one night and realized I was talking to myself.
I may not be perfect for you or the world but guess what I'm not perfect for myself either. I'm dead to you and the world just as I'm dead to myself.-p.b - Primrose Burrell
When writing the constitution for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, John Adams wrote:I must judge for myself, but how can I judge, how can any man judge, unless his mind has been opened and enlarged by reading. - John Adams
I find relief from the questions only when I concede that I am not obliged to know everything. I remind myself it is sufficient to know what I know, and that what I know, may not always be true. - Maya Angelou
Lucien took the cigar and lit it, in the Spanish fashion, from that of the priest. "He is right," Lucien thought; "there is plenty of time to kill myself. - Honoré de Balzac
Doing something nice for myself is not selfish. - Christine Morgan
I deleted your number. Although I know the tired digits by heart, scout's honor, pinky promise.I am trying to talk myself out of every emotion I'm having, and of course, it is failing to a fault.I'm still sad, I'm still mad, I'm still heartbroken, I miss you. - Elizabeth Brooks
I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything. - Joyce Carol Oates
Dignity is the only one thing I have chosen over rules and benefits of slavery. I am not perfect because I chose to be myself; a human and this is the simplest form of dignity. - Rola Mahmoud
If religion is the cornerstone of morality, how come I so often find myself explaining why I don’t hate god to someone who’s expressed hatred for atheists, scientists, feminists, gays, intellectuals, and all other forms of infidels? - Lindsey Brown
I am often amused and sometimes amazed by the free-reign constructs of my mind. That is why I converse regularly with myself - I am one of my better friends... - Gavin Mills
XXIV. And kneeling at the edge of the transparent sea I shall shape for myself a new heart from salt and mud - Anne Carson
To my own demise, I rarely ask why I’m hungry because I’m focusing all of my energies on getting fed. And if I persist in such a diminishing cycle, in all probability I will eventually starve to death because I have chosen to gorge myself on the very things that will keep me empty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Doesn't seem quite real. It's not meaningful. I can't quite imagine myself being 73. That's the age my father was! [Laughter.] How can I be his age? It's weird. - Don DeLillo
I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. - Bede Griffiths
I don't even understand the connection with 'died for your sins'. He died for your sin, well, how does one affect the other? 'I hit myself in the foot with a shovel for your mortgage'... - Doug Stanhope
I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that - the ghosts you chase you never catch. - John Malkovich
Through your eyesI am learningto see myself.Through your heartI am learningto love myself.In the chrysalisof your acceptanceI can feel myselfbecoming. - John Mark Green
The more I give myself permission to live in the moment and enjoy it without feeling guilty or judgmental about any other time, the better I feel about the quality of my work. - Wayne Dyer
Affirmations: "I love & respect my mind, body, spirit." & "I do what best nurtures all parts of myself." & "I thrive on wholeness." Namaste! - Jay Woodman
I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself - Simone de Beauvoir
Thrill me, chill me I went in search of money and success, all I got was a bellyful of excess! Now that I've realigned myself I’m on my tip-toes because life is sweet! I'm overwhelmed with gratitude for all the blessings that are manifesting in my life neat! - Stephen Richards
I’m going inside of myself and never coming out. - Jennifer Elisabeth
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul. - Mahatma Gandhi
This is when I became myself. The girl before this time is a shadow, like a soul who is practicing how not to become. She is the background, the hole in the fabric from which the real shape is cut. - Gabriel Weston
If I give with the motive to get, regardless of the degree to which that motive besets me, I will walk away impoverished and I will leave those to whom I have given just as impoverished as I have now found myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
i asked myself "what you wanna become" she replied "everything i am - shivangi lavaniya
What I used to say to people, when I was much more engagé myself, is that you can't be apolitical. It will come and get you. It's not that you shouldn't be neutral. It's that you won't be able to stay neutral. - Christopher Hitchens
Someday i'm gonna say i used to be myself. - Ribecca
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) - Walt Whitman
When I look myself through your eyes , I only see love , everything else melts away in eternity - Sweta Sinha
I tried to hang myself with a bungee cord. I kept almost dying. - Steven Wright
I live my life in widening circlesthat reach out across the world.I may not complete this last onebut I give myself to it.I circle around God, around the primordial tower.I've been circling for thousands of yearsand I still don't know: am I a falcon,a storm, or a great song? - Rilke, Rainer Maria
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 sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean lay all undiscovered before me.
To be blessed and yet permit gluttony to blind me to the blessings is to banish myself to a life of unrelenting poverty even though I might be utterly engulfed in the embrace of a million marvelous blessings. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I took a breath and let it go and suddenly the air was crisper and my lungs lighter and suddenly there was him saying my name in different ways and I catch myself throwing glances in the mirror, seeing someone I don’t know quite yet but I can’t wait to, and that is the start of everything. - Charlotte Eriksson
The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. - Jane Austen
That is because no one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, okay? So any mean thing someone's gonna think of to say about me, I've already said to me, about me, probably within the last half hour. - Lena Dunham
To what purpose should I trouble myself in searching out the secrets of the stars, having death or slavery continually before my eyes? - Anaximenes
I am as I am, and that's all there is to it, I can hardly take a pair of scissors to myself, and cut out a different person... - Franz Kafka
CALVIN:When I grow up I want to be an inventor. First I will invent a time machine. Then I'll come back to yesterday and take myself to tomorrow and skip this dumb assignment. - Bill Watterson
No wonder I stopped keeping a journal. It was like keeping a record of my own stupidity. Why would I want to do that? Why would I want to remind myself what an asshole I was? - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I have tried everything except being myself! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly. - Paulo Coelho
I found myself in a sea in which the waves of joy and sorrow were clashing against each other. - Naguib Mahfouz
Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. - William Alexander
—And you completely blow me away and rip my world up and everything else, and then you go back to ignoring me. I blew you away? I squeak out before I can stop myself. He stares at me steadily. You blew everything away. - Lauren Oliver
I still have a lot to learn - about the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting. - Britney Spears
Sometimes, I marvel at the wonderof how graceful words seem to appearpen to paper; in others' handsAnd I think to myself-oh, how obsolete my existence is,to be unable to do the same. - Joy Chua
I thought myself sufficiently shrewd to make whatever decisions I wanted to make, and then to be able to sufficiently steer those decisions away from the rather dark and nasty places they would naturally take me. And I stand oddly perplexed that suddenly everything around me is dark and nasty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I can only begin the process of saving myself when I surrender to the reality that I can’t. And what greater place to surrender that reality than to an infant who surrendered Himself to me so that I might surrender myself to Him. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I simply decided once and for all to liberate myself from the anxiety of notoriety and the urge to be a part of that circle of successful people, those who believe they have won who-knows-what - Elena Ferrante
I know I could be Anything,But i rather Be Myself. - Look Im A Cat
I didn't cry when they buried my father - I wouldn't let myself. I didn't cry when they buried my sister. On Thursday night, with my family asleep upstairs, my eyes filled as Agassi and Marcos Baghdatis played out the fifth set of their moving second-round match. - Greg Garber
It is at the precise moment that I take something for granted that I have placed myself in the precarious position of losing that very thing. And if that thing I risk losing is liberty, taking it for granted is foolishness of the most foolish sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
Naturally, since I myself am a writer, I do not wish the ordinary reader to read no modern books. But if he must read only the new or only the old, I would advise him to read the old. - C.S. Lewis
I told myself a thousand times every single day I needed to forget you. I forgot to forget, and I forgot what I told myself" From "The Jasmine Tree: Love in the time of revolutions - Maha Khlaid
I need to move. I don’t fit in here. I almost tried a juice cleanse once, but quickly remembered that I could starve, and was starving, myself for free. - Kris Kidd
Dou comigo a pensar se figuras de estilo não serão, afinal, as silhuetas dos corpos humanos que tão ardentemente desejamos ou abominamos.I find myself wondering if figures of speech are not, after all, the silhouettes of human bodies which we so ardently desire or abhor. - Victor Eustáquio
When the reviews are bad, I tell myself that they can join me as I cry all the way to the bank. - Liberace
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human with the soul of a clown, which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
I never stop myself from doing something because I’m afraid of what people might think. - Zooey Deschanel
I always ask myself one question: what is human? What does it mean to be human? Maybe people will consider my new films brutal again. But this violence is just a reflection of what they really are, of what is in each one of us to certain degree. - Kim Ki-duk
Writing is my pleasure and the play,where I find myself again and again. - Debasish Mridha
My religious beliefs teach me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time of my death. I do not concern myself with that, but to be always ready whenever it may overtake me. That is the way all men should live, and all men would be equally brave. - Stonewall Jackson
I do not wish to talk about myself because I hold very deeply the belief that what is important is the work, not the person. - Remedios Varo
I often think myself to be so ingenious that I don’t even realize that my own plans may actually be my own undoing. Therefore, I might be wise to realize that God’s plans undo what I’ve done that’s undoing me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The problem isn’t that I think so highly of myself. It is just that you think so little of yourself. Live life BIG, BOLD and OUT LOUD! - Shannon L. Alder
I have survived my first day of chemo and I like this feeling of survival. It’s alive and it’s right and it’s what I will make sure I feel every day for the rest of the life I have left. I make a promise to myself: While I’m dying, I will be completely fucking alive. - Glenn Rockowitz
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
Any day of the week I would choose to be "out" with others and in touch with myself... then to be "in" with others and out of touch with myself. - Portia Nelson
Let me get lost in your heart so that I may find myself in the mirror of your mind. - Debasish Mridha
Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself. - Jane Wagner
We’re going to make a tunnel for that ship. We’re going to make sure that little lady has every chance in the world to survive. If I get any trouble out of any of ya… he paused. I’ll handle it myself, do you understand? Johan… Vital Perception - D.L. Given
If I thought that what I'm doing when I write is expressing myself, I'd junk the typewriter. Writing is a much more complicated activity that that. - Susan Sontag
By myself I am not large enough to call the whole man into activity; I want other lights than my own to show all his facets. - C.S. Lewis
The world was a bad joke dreamed up by the Almighty on an off-day. I've always felt myself that he probably had a hangover that morning. - Jack Higgins
I haven't believed in magic because I don't believe in anything that I haven't seen with my own eyes. Therefore, I must go to Paelsia as soon as I can and learn the truth for myself - Morgan Rhodes
Now I have to say I'm a complete atheist, I have no religious views myself and no spiritual views, except very watered down humanistic spiritual views, and consciousness is just a fact of life, it's a natural fact of life. - David J. Chalmers
If someone asks you that "Where do u want to see yourself 10 years from now down this line"?Well,i would like to see myself above the line,that should be your answer. - Sachin Panwar
In the stillness of the mind, I saw myself as I am: unbound. - Nisargadatta Maharaj
He didn't say anything more, just waited for me to tell him what I'd been thinking. It was pure speculation, and I was opening myself up to ridicule by saying anything at all. I sat on the stool and realized that I had my loyalties, too. - Patricia Briggs
Through strength I found loveIn time I found myself in happiness with you - Alexis Jordan
I failed many times, but I always found myself stronger and wiser. - Debasish Mridha
I'm not going to have a husband anyway," said Laura. "I'm going to live by myself in the garage. - Margaret Atwood
I don’t compare myself to anyone else; I don’t make comments about anyone else because they do what feels right for them, and that’s okay by me. - Taylor Swift
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 sea-shore, 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
My formula for life is very simple: in the morning, wake up; at night, go to sleep. In between I try and occupy myself as best I can. - Cary Grant
Now I check myself in the mirror."Why do women do that?" he asks."What?""Look yourself down like there's some problem needs fixing. You're better than fine. - David B. Ramirez
It's not that I can't express myself,it's that I still feel present when I'm not expressing myself. - Kim Myungsoo
Harboring bitterness against people is actually confessing their sin to myself, over and over again. Anger is akin to confessing their sin to God, dissatisfied that he hasn't done something and placing myself in his position as judge. - Paul David Tripp
I am an atheist, myself. A simple faith, but a great comfort to me, in these last days. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I have done, this year, what I said I would: overcome my fear of facing a blank page day after day, acknowledging myself, in my deepest emotions, a writer, come what may. - Sylvia Plath
I believe in a world where all these things can happen, even if I have to do them myself. - Adrian Lamo
people say I'm running back to the thing that broke me, yeah he did, but I picked myself back up, now it's about fixing him. - Mya Waechtler
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me. - Simone de Beauvoir
I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else. - Dolly Parton
Whenever I love you, I find myself more loving. - Debasish Mridha
I will not find myself, nor will I obtain any precarious morsel of life in giving all of life to myself. If I am ever to find these things, I must first be willing to give these things away at the very moment that I come into possession of them. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I can't seem to bring myself to say, "Well, I guess I'll be toddling along." It isn't that I can't toddle. It's that I can't guess I'll toddle. - Robert Benchley
I'm sorry for breaking down when I should've been stitching myself back up - Real Friends
Speaking to people does not have the same personal intensity as listening to them. The question I put to myself is not 'How many people have you spoken to about Christ this week?' but 'How many people have you listened to in Christ this week? - Eugene H. Peterson
I'm a realist, but sometimes I find myself floating in fantasy. - Brittany Perloff
Every poem is an infant labored into birth and I am drenched with sweating effort, tired from the pain and hurt of being a man, in the poem I transform myself into a woman. - Jimmy Santiago Baca
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair. - Alfred Tennyson
If an artist is not only he who sings or paints, but he whow express himself by words or illustrations then I can consider myself as one. - Amen Muffler
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
Today I’m going… but one day I’ll back to prove myself, who I’m... - Adeel Ahmed
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
[Detractors] are just wrong, and that's okay. They just don't see it yet. That's what I would tell myself to keep those moments of doubt, only moments. - Lisa Kudrow
Every touch of you on my skin has burnt and etched your name on my soul. Whenever I close my eyes and try to feel myself, all I can hear is constant echoes of your name in my head, and all I can feel is the constant longing for the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
If I dream by myself, it's merely a dream. But if we all dream together, that's the start of a new future. - Lee Soo Man
I ordered a coffee and a little something to eat and savored the warmth and dryness. Somewhere in the background Nat King Cole sang a perky tune. I watched the rain beat down on the road outside and told myself that one day this would be twenty years ago. - Bill Bryson
As the voices fall silent, the individuals who make up the amorphous and always changing community must decide for themselves, as they always have. I can’t write a coda because I can’t speak for others. I can only and ever speak for myself. - G.R. Reader
When true love broke my heart in half,I took the whiskey from the shelf,And told my neighbors when to laugh.I keep a dog, and bark myself. - Theodore Roethke
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that's where I renew my springs that never dry up. ~Pearl Buck - Pearl S. Buck
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
I can't bring myself to say, 'Well, I guess I'll be toddling along.' It isn't that I can't toddle. It's just that I can't guess I'll toddle. - Robert Benchley
Shame is a powerful feeling. There is a tremendous difference between making a mistake and believing you are a mistake...If I don’t see myself as being a mistake then it is I who must take responsibility and I am not ready to accept that. - David W. Earle
I no longer agree to treat myself with disrespect. Every time a self-critical thought comes to mind, I will forgive the Judge and follow this comment with words of praise, self-acceptance, and love. - Miguel Ruiz
All my life, in nameless, indeterminate ways, I'd tried to complete my life with someone else--first my father, then Hugh, even Whit, and I didn't want that anymore. I wanted to belong to myself. - Sue Monk Kidd
When fear and suffering are disliked by me and others equally what is so special about me that I protect myself and not the other? - Śāntideva
Even if others tried to prove me wrong, I know myself that what I said was right. - Jyca Therese Lauron Livelo
If I knew I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. - Mickey Mantle
I don't care what people say, I mind myself as who and what I am 'cause I'm born this way. - Jillbert Sumbidan
To me, re-reading my favorite books is like spending time with my best friends.I’d never be satisfied to limit myself to just one experience each with my favorite people. - C.S. Lewis
...Who knows what death, anxiety of the living, Who knows what loneliness, end of the lovingI could say to myself of the love (I had): Let it not be immortal, since it is flame But let it be infinite while it lasts. - Vinicius de Moraes
I do press junkets and people will tell me what I've supposedly said in articles and I always disagree with myself. 'Why in the world would I say that?' - Meg Ryan
I don’t see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers. - Tupac Shakur
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up. - Pearl Buck
Humility is not thinking less of myself, but thinking about myself less. - Anonymous
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself to the usual lot of women who bow their heads and become concubines. - Trieu Thi Choi
I jealously guard my research time and I love fully immersing myself in those dusty old books and papers. It's one of the most enjoyable parts of my job. - Sara Sheridan
I pride myself in being a technology innovator, so our specialty at Veeam is our laser-focused commitment to R&D, but you cannot build solid solutions without knowing what the goals are for your customers. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
I don't assign myself to the names of any religious or non religious groups I prefer my actions and beliefs to be manic or marvelous just like me - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I was up all night just to talk to myself about you. - Debasish Mridha
My parents won’t let me have a motorcycle, but they give me all the guns I want. I asked them for a motorcycle last Christmas and they told me I’d only kill myself. They got me this twelve-gauge instead. - Scott Thompson
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. - Michel de Montaigne
The evidence of death is before my eyes constantly. Moving from me outward. My death always a step in advance. The world is a mirror of myself dying. The world not dying anymore than I die. I more alive a hundred years from now. Than at this very moment. - Lydia Lunch
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. - Anna Freud
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly! - Amelia Earhart
Despite my best effort to make myself as large as absolutely possible, life will always be larger than me. That simple fact makes God not only a likelihood, but a necessity. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When I doubt that I exist, I pinch myself. - Dalai Lama XIV
I could feel myself peeking over at him. He was like a seatbelt for my soul. - Kimberly Sabatini
When you write by hand, you don't have the excessive freedom of a computer. When I write down something, I have to be serious about it. I have to ask myself, "Is this necessary at this point in the book? - Pat Conroy
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. - Marilyn Monroe
I don't like to sit around and judge others as I don't like to be judged myself. - Britney Spears
I write and that way rid myself of me and then at last I can rest. - Clarice Lispector
I feel the need to endanger myself every so often. - Tim Daly
i didn't call myself a writer until everyone else did. i knew it was real then. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Judging others is too often escapism dressed in the garb of righteous indignation, whereby I dutifully point out in others that which I probably should be pointing out in myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Somewhere along the journey i lost myself; i learnt to be who they told me to be, i lived that girl for decades until their truth showed me; the words they were preaching didnt match the the steps they were walking, so i was done with their opinion and went on my unique way. - Nikki Rowe
I never found myself alone, because of my mother. - imahmedyounis
This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with. - kandi dougherty
i found god in myself& i loved her/ i loved her fiercely - Ntozake Shange
...hope nourishes while loss empties a person out," he said.... "Lila, my love, my love,...lay down your weapons. Don't punish us because I told myself a different story than the one you told yourself. - Anat Talshir
The universe is soo huge, it would be a pity if we were alone - Maybe Carl Sagan otherwise me myself
I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure. - Bette Davis
I've seen many politicians paralyzed in the legs as myself, but I've seen more of them who were paralyzed in the head - George Wallace
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself. - Michel de Montaigne
I will not dumb myself down to make someone else more comfortable with their ignorance. - Kelli Jae Baeli
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
I felt the need to tell stories to understand myself. - Manuel Puig
Thank you very Much, I enjoyed myself - Richard Feynman
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself. - Steven Wright
I wonder in what way I would function as a person, in a society without ever attending school. I'd be myself. - J.R. Rim
I don't drink to make others look better, I just drink to make myself feel prettier. - Brooke Bida
I want to escape from myself. For when I do start up and stare myself seedily in the face, as happens to be my case at present, my blankness is inconceivable--indescribable--my misery amazing. - Charles Dickens
As a rationalist, pragmatist, and a scientist I rarely involve myself in the cosmological arguments of the creation of the universe. - Debasish Mridha
I can't bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don't care, but because we're all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal. - Andrena Sawyer
There are a lot of questions I keep asking myself about why I do comedy. I guess I laugh to keep from crying. And I guess if you ever get me crying, I might not stop. This is the way I look at tragedy or else I'll cry. - Bob Newhart
Instead of saying, "I'm damaged, I'm broken, I have trust issues" say "I'm healing, I'm rediscovering myself, I'm starting over. - Horacio Jones
When I stopped loving, I lost purpose; When I stopped loving myself, I lost myself. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
As water changes its shape according to the shape of the vessel, I change myself by changing my thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The thing that is changing...Is it my surroundings, or myself? - Mika Yamamori
I've been poked and prodded in places I'd always prided myself on keeping untouched for that one special doctor who gives me a ring and a promise someday. - Libba Bray
Songs of myselfClear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul. Lack one lacks both, and the unseen is proved by the seen, Till that becomes unseen and receives proof in its turn. - Walt Whitman
She makes me love her and I like people who make me love them. It saves me so much trouble in making myself love them. - L. M. Montgomery
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. - Groucho Marx
When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public. - George Bernard Shaw
When I listen and enjoy the deepest silence I hear the sound of universal love and lose myself completely. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn'd love; But now I think there is no unreturn'd love—the pay is certain, one way or another; (I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd; Yet out of that, I have written these songs.) - Walt Whitman
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy. - Franz Kafka
Success to me is being happy, truly fulfilled, being proud of myself, and doing different things all the time. - Leighton Meester
I wanted to get lost to find myself. - Debasish Mridha
I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Henry David Thoreau
The way I would choose to identify myself wouldn’t be gay. I’ve been attracted mostly to ‘shes’ but I’ve been with many people and I’m open to love wherever it can be. - Ezra Miller
What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others. - Joseph Priestley
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. - J.K. Rowling
Sometimes, I present myself as an expert and talk non-sense. To be honest, passing out hugs is far better than passing judgements. TRY THIS! - Saurabh Sharma
I lost myself in the burden of trying to be your savior. - Alexandria Hampton
I love you, that is important to me. You love me or not its your matter. Remember I can control only myself, not you at all. - Debasish Mridha
I've found myself moved by letters and diaries in archives as well as trashy, summer blockbusters. It's possible to make a connection with any kind of writing - as long as the writing is good. - Sara Sheridan
All the music I write is a search for myself. - Bruce Hornsby
I sometimes wake in the early morning & listen to the soft breathing of my child & I think to myself, this is one thing I will never regret & I carry that quiet with me all day long. - Brian Andreas
For many years, I searched for this connection outside of myself but always to no avail. It was only when I turned inward did I find this power. - David W. Earle
I will no longer mutilate and destroy myself in order to find a secret behind the ruins. - Hermann Hesse
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Snooki is a bestselling author? Huh? What? I don't know if I should dumb down my book, shoot myself or find a publisher who'll settle for a rough draft written on a Pop-Tart and a coconut lotion handie.. - Geoffrey Hill
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it. - Mary Montagu
I could never kill myself. I approve of suicide if you have horrible health. Otherwise it's the ultimate hissy fit. - John Waters
I quote others only in order the better to express myself. - Michel de Montaigne
I hate most people. And I don’t want to, it’s an awful way to be. But the human race gives me no comfort. I find myself turning to books and films for comfort still. It’s repulsive, because one’s life consists of people, not things. - Morrissey
They said my dreams were too insignificant to matter, and they might just be right. The thing however is, I owe it to myself to find out if they are. The only way I can do that is to keep dreaming and living my dream. If in the end they are right, at least I can tell myself I did my best. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
I scroll through iPhone photos and see that if I delete pictures of myself with a double chin, I will erase all proof of my glorious life. - Helen Ellis
Men ask for a rainbow in the cloud; but I would ask more from Thee. I would be, in my cloud, myself a rainbow -- a minister to others' joy. My patience will be perfect when it can work in the vineyard - George Matheson
After getting myself relatively educated in the area of national transformation, I have come to discover that it makes better sense to look at what I could do to fix the problems of the society rather than blaming others for what is wrong in the country. - Sunday Adelaja
I'm afraid of time... I mean, I'm afraid of not having enough time. Not enough time to understand people, how they really are, or to be understood myself. I'm afraid of the quick judgements or mistakes everybody makes. You can't fix them without time. I'm afraid of seeing snapshots, not movies. - Ann Brashares
The prospect of a long day at the beach makes me panic. There is no harder work I can think of than taking myself off to somewhere pleasant, where I am forced to stay for hours and 'have fun'. - Phillip Lopate
Sometimes I forget myself in a book. And when i have to stop reading it takes me a minute to remember where I am. Or who I am. - Anonymous
I am now a faded image of my former being,I let that persona go.I like myself for who I am and I choose to be, me. - Tina J. Richardson
When it comes to youI can’t help myselfI’ve never been thisattachedto someone’s flaws - Audrey Rey
It wasn't until I look inside myself that I found the truth of it all. - Anthony L. Williamms
If I am not for myself who is for me? - Hillel Danziger
The power of the human mind is unstoppable. It can make bad things Great and good things Worst! Use it accordingly. - myselfRMD - Rose De Matta
Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins. - Gustave Flaubert
I avow myself the partisan of truth alone. - William Harvey
Daily Reminders1) Never compare myself to other people. It is comparing my behind the scenes to their highlight reel.2) Stay here, now. I will not think to far forward or back.3) It's okay to not be fine.4) Taylor need's me so I'm going to take care of myself. - Taylor Swift
I teach the world how to treat me by the way I treat myself, and the way I present myself. - Kristine Gasbarre
Today I introduced myself to my very own Heart,In silent agony, after all these years it bled apart. - Ankita Singhal
I am satisfied, and sufficiently occupied with the things which are, without tormenting or troubling myself about those which may indeed be, but of which I have no evidence. - Thomas Jefferson
I would have died, before a literary agent ever committed to my book. This is why I chose to empower myself by self publishing. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, when I give I give myself. - Walt Whitman
I will not let triggers, flashbacks,nightmares control my emotions.I will not let those triedto destroy me win this war.I have awakened and I willfind peace with myself. - Julie Jewels Smoot
When I became too much myself, I had to change my life. - Abby Norman
I see myself..in those pages as she goes back and forth, enjoying simply enjoying the beauties of the moments then chastising herself for having ‘no edge’ being simple and worse, harmless. - Michael Cunningham
If I hear the phrase "selfie" one more time, I'll have to enroll myself in anger management classes. - Rebecca McNutt
Affirmation 4 us: I appreciate myself, and I am honored to be me because I am a perfect extension of God. - Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
If our society remember the iconic people by they hard work and self effort impacting our community, so I can consider myself as one of them because you will remember how hard I've been working to make it till there. - Amen Muffler
I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did. - Henry James
I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore, like I always thought I would. - Charlotte Eriksson
I cannot calculate nor attempt to manage sacrifice, for to do so is to attempt to sacrifice comfortably. And it is in the attempt to sacrifice comfortably that I begin to realize that the desire for comfort is in reality the demand that I put myself first, and there is nothing of sacrifice in that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I sometimes get hassled for using the term "fat" but I also use the term "crazy" to describe myself and I'm fine with that because I'm taking those words back. I'm also taking "sexy" back because, frankly, Justin Timberlake has had it too long and he doesn't even need it. - Jenny Lawson
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
I know many people who believe in God, and I expected to find Him on my way to the South Pole if he exists. My religious experiences were very different however, [only] involving myself, nature and the universe. - Liv Arnesen
If I can get on to my sofa and occupy myself for four hours, at intervals through the day, scribbling my notes, and able to read the books that belong to me, in that they clarify the density, and shape the formless mass within, life seems inconceivably rich... - Alice James
I must fling myself down and writhe; I must strive with every piece of force I possess; I bruise and batter myself against the floor, the walls; I strain and sob and exhaust myself, and begin again, and exhaust myself again; but do I feel pain? Never. How can I feel pain? There is no place for it. - Harry Houdini
Hair is gray and the firers are burning. So many dreams on the shelf. You say I wanted you to be proud of me. I always wanted that myself. - Tori Amos
My main hope for myself is to be where I am.
No matter what happens, I will always love myself. - Gabriela M. Sanchez
Every morning I look in the mirror and remind myself: "No one owes you sh*t!" In this way, I am never disappointed. Never placing blame. - Brandi L. Bates
Amidst a crowd of strangers,I still remain unknownto myself. - Vivid Darkness
Walking alone, I sing to myself and am content. - Marty Rubin
I want to be a mystery to you, untouchable,a star all to myselfa galaxy away from your starved fingers. - Emily Palermo
It would do me well to realize that the path that has led me to where I am was mapped by those who taught me and paved by what they taught me. Therefore, if God is not my teacher and His truth is not my topic I will find myself where I don’t want to be, having trod a path I didn’t want to take. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I'd rather look ridiculous when everybody else does than plain and sensible all by myself. - L. M. Montgomery
I consider myself an American African because we did not come by choice. - Alafia Stewart
When standing face to face with myself, I far too often refuse to look in the mirror. When standing face to face with God, there is no place where a mirror is not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. - Henry David Thoreau
I have made plenty of enemies in my lifetime, but none has ever done me as much injury as I do myself. - Kathryn L. Nelson
I don't wear the opinions of others anymore, I learnt to dress myself. - Nikki Rowe
I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit. - Christopher Hitchens
Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day. - Lillian Carter
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself... - Trieu Thi Trinh
I don’t want to accidentally end up looking back on my life to find that I’m ashamed of myself, I want to live a life I can be proud of. - Alice Bag
i remind myself every morning, commitment is a big part of trustworthy, what i am and what i believe - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
The question of bread for myself is a material question, but the question of bread for my neighbor is a spiritual question. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
At least she's not guilty of integrity, and that's more than I can say of any Bell in four generations except my grandfather and myself. - James Thurber
I let myself flop - so gently, so slowly - into my one real chair and tried to make myself understand that I was on the doorstep of the universe. - Frederik Pohl
I look at myself but I'm missing. I know myself: it’s not me. - Fernando Pessoa
Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven't done or some place that I've never been or don't even know. It's just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics. - Hilary Duff
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
I do not laugh; I do not cry;I'm sweating out the will to die.My past is sliding down the drain;I soon will be myself again. - Theodore Roethke
Yes. And I’m rich now when I think about it. I own myself, and I’m worth eight hundred dollars. I wish I had the money. Then I wouldn’t ever want anything else - Mark Twain
This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; but, I found myself instead. -Magic in the Backyard (excerpt from American Honey) - Kellie Elmore
You can hear my dreams? God, you must never get any quiet. I'd be shooting myself in the head if I were you. - Jeaniene Frost
even in the loneliest momentsi have been therefor myself. - Sanober Khan
Loneliness gave me things that no one did. It gave me pain, It gave me strength to gather myself and stand again. It gave me strength to wait for you. - Srinivas Shenoy
One day when I was praying, it suddenly occurred to me thatI was talking to myself. - Peter O' Toole
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
We are our choices.. That's why I am so afraid to choose.. Because more than anything else, I am afraid of facing myself.. - Laarni Venus Marie Nillama
[I]t kind of terrified me to imagine myself spending the rest of my life tinkering on the margins of the small arguments. - Lawrence Lessig
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. - Lao Tzu
If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered. - John Keats
People can't stand to be alone with themselves, so they bother me when I'm trying to be alone with myself. - James Jean-Pierre
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. - Groucho Marx
It occurs to me that I am America.I am talking to myself again. - Allen Ginsberg
I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind. - John G. Diefenbaker
I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there. - Belle Livingstone
I simply can’t look into the heavens on a crisp starry night and somehow bring myself to believe that the gaping expanse that engulfs the whole of me is the product of chance happenstance. And neither can I believe that the gaping expanse that rests within me is anything less. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. - H. L. Mencken
I find that when I do not think of myself I do not think at all. - Jules Renard
Me as a woman liking myself, is an act of social defiance! - Hannah Witton
Do you think that God would separate me from my husband if I killed myself? I feel as though I am going out of my mind at times. Wouldn’t God understand that I just want to be with him? - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason. - John Cage
I’m good when I’m alone. I’m comfortable when I’m alone. I can sit and do lots of things all by myself. Sex included. - Johnny Weir
Out in the fjord I dragged myself up at once, wet with fever and exhaustion, and gazed landwards, and bade farewell for the present to the town to Christiania, where the windows gleamed so brightly in all the homes. - Knut Hamsun
All I have is me, myself and I and we are all getting really tired of each other. - Carl R White
God doesn't need me to believe in Him. Believing in myself satisfies him just as much. - Euphoria Godsent
You know that I immerse myself in music, so to speak— that I think about it all day long— that I like experimenting— studying— reflecting. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
I have to live with myself and so, I want to be fit for myself to know. - Edgar A. Guest
I see myself as Kiki de Montparnasse, trying to get Man Ray's attention. (Sofia Navarro, 7th July 2012). - Sofía Navarro
If I had succumbed to peer pressure I would still be trolloping about society as a male and probably have just offed myself by now. - Natalie de Clare
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 sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
Lord, my life is but a mist (James 4:14), yet through Your power, the things I give myself to can have an eternal impact. I am Your vessel - Paige Omartian
They tell us the greatest love story is how water fell in love with fire. Or how satan fell in love with God. But the greatest love story to me is how I didn’t notice myself falling, when I fell in love with you - Kamand Kojouri
When I begin to doubt my ability to work the word, I simply read another writer and know I have nothing to worry about. My contest is only with myself, to do it right, with power, and force, and delight, and gamble. - Charles Bukowski
I was alone with myself. And disgusting as I was it was better than being with somebody else, anybody else, all of them out there doing their pitiful little tricks and handsprings. - Charles Bukowski
When I looked at myself through the prism of awareness, great tears came as I connected with how this wounded child felt. - David W. Earle
I fail enough and I beat myself up enough. I don't need anybody else to do it for me. - Jared Leto
Well I was out in my four door With the top down. And I looked up and there they were: Millions of tiny teardrops Just sort of hanging there And I didn't know whether to laugh or cry And I said to myself: What next big sky? - Laurie Anderson
I always liked the unknown. Ironically I familiarized myself with the uncertainty of life. Life can change in any minute of the day. God can turn anything around in a speck of a moment. I know for a fact that everything changes. Nothing stays the same. This too shall pass. - Diana Rose Morcilla
... I said to myself that growing up really means slowing down.
He left that morning, the last words still echoing in my head, and though he said he’d come back one day I know a broken promise from a right one for I have used them myself and there is no coming back. Minds like ours are can’t be tamed and the price for freedom is the price we pay. - Charlotte Eriksson
If I discover within myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. - C.S. Lewis
Here the frailest leaves of me and yet my strongest lasting, Here I shade and hide my thoughts, I myself do not expose them, And yet they expose me more than all my other poems - Walt Whitman
it was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate than those between a mind and body that have decided to be whole. - Rupi Kaur
I just could not leave the people who ever fill my heart. But if people leave, well, like today myself. That's why I'm afraid to get acquainted with a lot of people because I'm afraid of losing a lot of people too. In reality I always get acquainted with many people, how is this? - Vea Dreamer
Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public. - Robert Morley
I caused my husband's heart attack. In the middle of lovemaking I took the paper bag off my head. He dropped the Polaroid and keeled over and so did the hooker. It would have taken me half an hour to untie myself and call the paramedics, but fortunately the Great Dane could dial. - Joan Rivers
I am forever fettered to myself [...] and that's what I must try to live with. - Franz Kafka
I can only speak for myself, I said. But there are none that I have ever loved who I no longer love. - Patricia Briggs
When things are at their blackest, I say to myself, 'Cheer up, things could be worse.' And sure enough, they get worse. - Robert Asprin
Even when I try to stir myself up, I just get irritated because I can't make anything come out. And in the middle of the night I lie here thinking about all this. If I don't get back on track somehow, I'm dead, that's the sense I get. There isn't a single strong emotion inside me. - Banana Yoshimoto
When I wake I ask myself, how much longer before they will just let me die?" - Tier, Clutch - J.A. Huss
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. - Billy Joel
I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Then he realized: 'I, indeed, am this creation; for I have poured it forth from myself.' In that way he became this creation. And verily, he who knows this becomes in this creation a creator. - Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
Why do I write? Out of fear. Out of fear that the memory of the people I write about might go lost. Out of fear that the memory of myself might get lost. Or even just to be shielded by a story, to slip inside a story and stop being recognizable, controllable, subject to blackmail. - Fabrizio de André
I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell: And by and by my Soul return'd to me, And answer'd: 'I Myself am Heav'n and Hell - Omar Khayyám
I have told myself you are not allowed to hurt me anymore. That's what hurts the most. - pleasefindthis
The only real influence I've ever had is myself. - Edward Hopper
I am yours.Don't give myself back to me. - Jalaluddin Rumi
One of the most difficult things I ever did was learn to support myself through my whole range of emotional experiences without running away. - Vironika Tugaleva
Stories aren't facts, Cait, they're not details. Stories are feelings. You've got your feelings, haven't you?""Too many," I said."Well, that's all you need." He put his hand on mine. "Cry yourself a story, love. It works. Believe me."So that's what I did, I cried myself a story.And this is it. - Kevin Brooks
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. - Oscar Wilde
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. - Frederick Douglass
One thing I've learned in life is that I can speak for myself, that I can fight my own battles. I don't like anyone telling me how I'm supposed to feel or think or what I'm supposed to say. - Hope Solo
I cannot live my life striving only for my own security, I can only feel secure when I see myself useful in other people's life. - Nurudeen Ushawu
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. - Sir Winston Churchill
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
The meal is not over when I'm full. The meal is over when I hate myself. - Louis C. K.
How can I blame others, when I cannot stop myself committing crimes? - M.F. Moonzajer
I'm a weak man, Navani. I really am. If I give myself a few feet of leeway, I burst through all of my prohibitions. - Dalinar Kholin
I'd like to dividemyself in order to see,among these mountains,each and every flowerof every cherry tree. - Saigyō
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
No other thing or no other person is going to make me happy in life, I just have to do that myself. - Greg Page
Words used to be all I had. Now even they have deserted me. - Trishna B. made it up myself
I don't have to kill myself, living my life is just the same. - Aaron Scheerer
I started creating;Myself From The Inside Out & My God I WishIHadDoneItSooner. - Nikki Rowe
I will not call myself a perfectionist, but I love to present things with my best effort. - Debasish Sinha
I don't like to commit myself about Heaven and Hell, you see, I have friends in both places. - Mark Twain
Solitude became, for me, an interesting mosaic of broken pieces, a place where the neglected parts of myself get collected—for better and for worse, sometimes barely tolerated and sometimes arranged into lovely patterns. - Laurie A. Helgoe
I became aware of a voice inside my head. [...] It was only later that I realized that this voice was my own thinking, that this moment of anguish was my first inkling that I was a ceaseless monologue trapped within myself. - Yann Martel
I look myself in the mirror and see what I am inside. In a glimpse, I find the perfection in the imperfect evidence of the former existence. - Katia M. S.
I like hearing myself talk. It is one of my greatest pleasures. I often have long conversations all by myself and I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a word of what I'm saying. - Oscar Wilde
If I throw out a boathook from the boat and catch hold of the shore and pull, do I pull the shore to me, or do I pull myself to the shore? Prayer is not pulling God to my will, but the aligning of my will to the will of God. - E. Stanley Jones
I wanted nothing more than her attention. Her thoughts filled with me. Her eyes lost in my image. I wanted her so badly I didn't even realize I lost myself in the process. Now, when I look in the mirror, I only see her... where is me? - Hubert Martin
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of. - Joss Whedon
Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way. - Oprah Winfrey
I’m not going to censor myself to comfort your ignorance - Jon Stewart
When you study history, you're really studying yourself. Every bit of history I've uncovered about my own family has some remnant in myself. - John Sedgwick
My entire life, I saw myself as the beautiful damsel or the graceful maiden. I was the princess searching for her knight. But with my newfound abilities, I finally discovered that, after all this time, I was the powerful witch. - Christina L. Barr
I only found myself when I stopped looking. . . - Erik Christian
One day I had nothing but my childhood to defend myself.......... - Sameh Elsayed
Faith, sir, as to that matter, I don't believe one half of it myself. - Diedrich Knichkerbocker
I want to introduce myself to every freckle on your body. - Wendy Higgins
I can already feel myself falling hard, something I've been known to do. All because she smiled at me. - Jennifer Niven
my only complaints are two:that I didn't make myself readyfor you sooner in life, thatI can't give you better,Love you more. - Jan Beatty
What am I doing? Tearing myself. My usual occupation at most times. - Charles Dickens
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
I walk ahead of myself in perpetual expectancy of miracles. - Anais Nin
For too many centuries women have been being muses to artists. I wanted to be the muse, I wanted to be the wife of the artist, but I was really trying to avoid the final issue that I had to do the job myself. - Anaïs Nin
I want to be with God all the time. But I don't want to be a monk, or totally give up worldly pleasures. I guess what i want to learn is how to live in this world and enjoy its delights, but also devote myself to God. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I listen to the silenceand yearn to be more me,swimming in the sea of myself,learning eternally -finding out where the rocks areand smoothing them into sand. - Jay Woodman
(W)hat I write when I force myself is generally just as good as what I write when I'm feeling inspired. It's mainly a matter of forcing yourself to write. - Tom Wolfe
Before meeting you, I didn't know what it was like to feel lonely. I never even considered myself to be alone. That's because when you feel lonely, it means that there is someone for you to miss. - Yuuki Obata
There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Anaïs Nin
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when? - Pirkei Avot
I count myself lucky, having long ago won a lottery paid to me in seven sunrises a week for life. - Robert Brault
I have no help to send, therefore I must go myself. - J. R. R. Tolkien
To assume that I and I alone have all the answers is to eventually find myself entirely alone without any answers. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Before creation I alone was, there was no other existence of the nature of cause and effect different from Me. After the creative cycle ends also, I alone exist. For, this universe is also Myself, and when everything is dissolved in its cause in Pralaya, what remains is only Myself. - Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Set backs and failures are the major motivations in life.Some are so painful that don't kill maybe that's why they make me strong, immune and a reason to fight with myself. - Himmilicious
She isn't like any of the girls I ever knew, or any of the girls I was myself. - L.M. Montgomery
I was wasting my life, always thinking about myself. - Morrissey
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is myself. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. - Oprah Winfrey
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large -- I contain multitudes. - Walt Whitman
I must stay alone and know that I am alone to contemplate and feel nature in full; I have to surrender myself to what encircles me, I have to merge with my clouds and rocks in order to be what I am. Solitude is indispensible for my dialogue with nature. - Caspar David Friedrich
What I'm trying to do is make impressions. I think of myself as a colourist, adding different colours and shades by using different techniques and touching the guitar in different ways. I'd like to play sounds you can see if you've got your eyes closed. - Lenny Breau
When I take a break, even just a brief one, the creative energy flows in. Only then do I have anything of value to share with others. Once I recognized this, I stopped feeling guilty about taking time for myself. - Holly Mosier
Then I looked at myself in the mirror. I was proud of myself, of my entire life, of everything I have done. It was the BEST feeling... I didn't want to leave that place. I wish I never woke up. - Benjamin Breedlove
Flaws.We all have them. BUT, they are all about perception. What I consider as a flaw may not be what someone else considers as a flaw. To me, a flaws is an imperfection or a fault in MY eyes. I consider my flaws to be things that I do not like about myself and things that I would like to change. - Horacio Jones
I am a nyctophile, and I can't stop or help myself from falling in love for the darkest ends of your soul, rather than the light in your eyes. - Akshay Vasu
The app saved three minutes of my time. But in the process, it cut a neighborhood business out of the economic equation. And, in a way, I had cut off myself from the inconvenient, maddening, but all-too-necessary messiness of human interaction. - Nick Bilton
I wish I could say that everything I do is for God’s glory but I can’t. And neither can you. What I can say is Jesus’ blood covers all my efforts to glorify myself. - Tullian Tchividjian
As I sit down each day and think through how much my parents had to sacrifice in order to send me to school, it leaves me to ask myself at the end of each day what have I done for them today. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?Alex: As an unmuddied lake, Fred. As clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. You can rely on me, Fred. - Anthony Burgess
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else. - Sir Winston Churchill
I keep telling myself sensible things, but I never seem to listen! - K. Farrell St. Germain
Find my wrongdoings and blame it on me,Willingly I will accept the fact.I will not change as per your perspective,but will surely not hurt you,While I am being myself. - Bikash Chaurasiya
I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. - Sylvia Plath
What will I do if I find myself with a heart?" "Lose it constantly, I imagine. - Gregory Maguire
I'd rather sit alone on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Henry David Thoreau
Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration.
But suicides have a special language.Like carpenters they want to know which tools.They never ask why build.Twice I have so simply declared myself,have possessed the enemy, eaten the enemy,have taken on his craft, his magic. - Anne Sexton
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,no light and no land anywhere,cloudcover thick. I try to stayjust above the surface, yet I'm already underand living within the ocean. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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 sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
To be an end in myself is to bring an end to myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Sometimes when I look at my children I say to myself, "Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin." - Lillian Carter
When I sit down to write I actually ask myself, 'Who do you want to be today?' - Richelle E. Goodrich
Literature is a vast ocean, in which one has to drown themselves to be able to conquer it. Those on shore can see a side of it or have tasted a part of it. And I choose to drown myself in it than just to see it. - Nikita Dudani
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality. - Oscar Wilde
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
I'm a chamaleon, ever-changing, always evolving, and eager for the next phase of metamorphosis. This is me, imperfections, inconsistencies, passion, and desires. I make myself happen, because if I didn't you can be damned sure nobody else would. - Sai Marie Johnson
My religion consists of laughing at myself. My motto is this: As long as there is a me, there is a reason to laugh out loud! - C. JoyBell C.
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. - Groucho Marx
A sense of calm came over me. More and more often I found myself thinking, "This is where I belong. This is what I came into this world to do. - Jane Goodall
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
I've been embarrassing myself since about birth. - Phil Lester
Resolved, to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as that I may find, and plainly perceive myself to grow in the knowledge of the same. - Jonathan Edwards
Useless to tell myself that a dreamand the memory of yesterday are the same thing - BORGES JORGE LUIS
Some part of me knew that I could play this part well, or better than well. But I was almost afraid to play it. The line between stage and life was so fragile here that I felt a risk of losing myself somehow. - J.B. Cheaney
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions. - Eartha Kitt
Occasionally, I have to think like myself to remember where I put something.
I think grief and fear are going to come to him suddenly. They'll be undiluted and words won't work. We're all going to get hit and won't know how to hit back. I wish I knew the answers, how to help myself and the people who will hurt all around me. - Kaui Hart Hemmings
I myself do nothing. The Holy Spirit accomplishes all through me. - William Blake
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself. - Michel de Montaigne
Lucy in the sky. Without her I am the walrus, likely to lose myself in dark gibberish and fade away. Lance Underphal, Cut-Throat Syndrome. - Michael Allan Scott
I love you not because you are perfect, but because I find you inside myself. - Debasish Mridha
Rehearsals and practice times by myself are like these little islands of 'Okay' in a vast sea of 'Holy Crap! - Jordan Sonnenblick
If I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from the easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose myself? - Charlotte Brontë
Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet. Let your greatness educate the crude and cold companion. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. - Samuel Johnson
I'm bad when it comes to giving advice and best at expressing myself. - Shawn Lukas
I hesitate to call myself a sex symbol. Lord help the sex symbol world if I'm one of them.
To wait is to wisely resign myself to the fact that my ‘timetable’ is too often a ‘table’ with two legs that won’t stand up no matter how much ‘time’ I give it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I compete every moment, and my competition is only with myself. - Debasish Mridha
Look at him now, poor fellow. That's what a dose of reality does for you...Never touch the stuff myself, you understand. Find it gets in the way of the hallucinations. - Alan Moore
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies. - Voltaire
I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself. - Albert Einstein
Almighty God, thee only have I; thou steerest my fate, I must give myself up to thee! Give me a livelihood! Give me a bride! My blood wants love, as my heart does! - Hans Christian Andersen
Sometimes I need a place to ask myself impossible questions. - Davis Bunn
I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell-you see, I have friends in both places. - Mark Twain
All I wanted to do, ever, was be myself. - Debasish Mridha
I can be a better me than anyone can; I am me. Good or bad. I am myself. I'm no carbon copy of no one else. - Diana Ross
Egoism [Ahamkar: Aham=I; kar=did] means ‘I did’. Where one is not the doer and he says, ‘I did’; that is egoism. To do egoism and to walk around with an inflated chest is pride (maan) and then to go on telling others ‘I did it myself’, is known as pride with my-ness (abhiman). - Dada Bhagwan
I am not seeing myself in your eyes, I think someone has replaced me - Zarak Shakeel
There's nothing sexier than imaging myself as an Oxford comma getting unambiguously banged. Throw in a semicolon in between two closely related independent clauses, and a volcanic love of punctuation eruption is guaranteed. - Ella Dominguez
I pride myself on the fact that my work has no socially redeeming value.
Feeling sorry for myself was an art. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
If I were to receive a pair of the blessed prophetic sandals to place on my head, then I shall consider myself no less than a fully crowned king. - Anonymous
O Allah, You know me better than I know myself, and I know myself better than these people who praise me. Make me better than what they think of me, and forgive those sins of mine of which they have no knowledge, and do not hold me responsible for what they say. - Abu Bakr al-Siddiq
Always being myself and my salve, which is life. I’m not lonely, if that’s what it seems like. Always writing things down. - Chris Campanioni
It is difficult to call myself a writer, even when I stand at a podium to receive a prize, I feel uncomfortable calling myself a writer—I am merely a word criminal. - Murong Xuecun
If you know that I am an unbeliever, then you know me better than I do myself. I may be an unbeliever, but I am an unbeliever who has a nostalgia for a belief. - Pier Paolo Pasolini
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
What the hell am I doing...? Escape holding myself as a hostage...? I won't be able to make it like that... - Tsugumi Ohba
I have frequently experienced myself the mood in which I felt that all is vanity; I have emerged from it not by any philosophy, but owing to some imperative necessity of action. - Bertrand Russell
The only reason I can’t jump in and engage life is that I’ve told myself I can’t. Yet I can’t helping wondering would happen if I told myself I could? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It does not make any sense to talk with a common sense to a person who has almost all thinking common with almost all people all the time, and remains confined within own circumference of ‘I’, ‘ME’ and ‘Myself’ and often has the view or sentence with the word ‘YOU’. - Anuj Somany
When I pictured myself, it was always like just an outline in a colouring book, with the inside not yet completed. - Sarah Dessen
Pain is awesome I like it, to see myself scared is awesome to see how people get killed just makes me happy. - Deyth Banger
You're special to me in every way. Thank you for being who you are and for letting me be myself. Z_m - ZAKIYA AND MAJID
I destroyed myself because I thought no one will destroy me that way but I guess I was wrong... they're stonger. - Marivil
I am not convinced within myself that to its core and as a whole, humanity has, as some like to assume, progressed a great deal over the millennia. Human technology? Of course. Human beings? Hardly. - Criss Jami
I hate mankind, for I think of myself as one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. - Samuel Johnson
Cried myself to sleep-woke up crying… - JJM
When I sit down and write, I do it to relieve myself of the madness that burdens me so that new words can wrap me in newer, better, madness. - George Ivanovic
Emptying the ashtrays was very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled ‘the past,’ and having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue. - Zelda Fitzgerald
Oh, the truth I must tellIs I'm lonely as hellStill looking for myself - The Summer Set
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. - Nicholas Sparks
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself. - Rita Mae Brown
Who am I when I don't know myself? - 5 Seconds of Summer
I used to [have regrets]. But I forgave myself. When God forgave me, I figured I'd better do it, too.
I recreate myself; that is my only power. - Dejan Stojanovic
I started living when I learnt to be patient with myself and others, I have learnt to forgive myself and others and I have learnt to continually cheer myself when the going gets tough. - Stan The Man SA
If I could, I would stop the passage of time. But hour follows on hour, minute on minute, each second robbing me of a morsel of myself for the nothing of tomorrow. I shall never experience this moment again. - Guy de Maupassant
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life. - Meryl Streep
I Love Myself No Matter who likes or Not I am Unique :) - Deepthi Shetty
I am a queen because I know how to govern myself. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I may no explain you much about myself but we both have one thing in common & its tears. - Srinivas Shenoy
Because they saved me from myself, they rescued me from my loneliness. They were the first to accept me for who I am. They're my friends.-Naruto Uzumaki - Masashi Kishimoto
My business is not to remake myself, But make the absolute best of what God made. - Robert Browning
There was no guarantee of victory if I remained the same or just tried to be myself, but there was certain defeat in pretending to be something I was not. - J.W. Lord
My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy. - Dan Howell
What?" I asked."Nothing," he said."Why are you looking at me like that?"Augustus half smiled. "Because you're beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence. - John Green
I am an artist, my hair is rarely tamed & sometimes I sleep till noon, My house is messy and I speak to the moon. I care less about the materials that I share with my world and more about the passion inside myself. Im an artist, what more can you expect? i am full of soul, love and all the rest. - Nikki Rowe
I felt the need to distance myself from my problems, instead of dealing with them. My mother said It’s not uncommon for people to run away from their fears to start somewhere new with a better attitude. - Documentary Recordings
I don't want...to run away by myself... because no matter what...I'd rather be together with everyone... - Hiro Mashima
You've no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself-and how little I deserve it. - W. S. Gilbert
I must be ever so careful to remember that my pain is a precious salve that when used in the service of others can heal a thousand wounds and more. And I must likewise remember that if I do not use it as such, I have done nothing more than wound myself yet again. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I myself am an absolute abyss. - Antonin Artaud
To embrace an attitude of humility is to free myself from myself. And that is likely the great liberation of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that He may be glorified, the richer will be the blessing that prayer will bring to myself. No one ever loses by what he sacrifices to the Father. - Andrew Murray
I entrain myself (when I remember to)by tuning in to higher frequenciesin the ether, in my soul, everywhere I go,always accessible, always helpfulfor obtaining a higher perspectivein a matter of minutes. - Jay Woodman
Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Mary Stewart
I have found a way to beat myselfI win by losing, something like thatI'm told that I'm stupidSo ok, I'll be stupidIf I can't register the painThen it's not thereI'm not so stupid after allI'll show them - Henry Rollins
I am really Chloe Anthony Wofford. That's who I am. I have been writing under this other person's name. I write some things now as Chloe Wofford, private things. I regret having called myself when I published my first novel, The Bluest Eye. - Toni Morrison
When I'm writing I don't want anyone else in the room - including myself. - Jonathan Franzen
All of the years I spent trying to be someone you could be proud of would have been better spent being proud of myself for who I already was. - Paula Heller Garland
Prayer is one action where I lay aside my abilities to immerse myself wholly in God’s capabilities. And the liberation found in such an action is less about being engaged with God and more about being freed from myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. - Max Lucado
I give myself sometimes admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it. - Mary Wortley Montagu
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