Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Made'

Everybody's a self-made man; but only the successful ones are ever willing to admit it.
Contrary to popular opinion, leadership is not a reserved position for a particular group of people who were elected or appointed, ordained or enthroned. Leadership is self-made, self-retained, self-inculcated and then exposed through a faithful, sincere and examplary life. - Israelmore Ayivor
A young child is a leader to an elderly person once his purpose has a faithful, sincere and trustworthy influence on people. Leadership is not restricted to position and age; it is self-made and influencial. Everyone has this self-leadership quality. - Israelmore Ayivor
Immense self-made wealth is the evidence of a grandly rich mind - Julian Pencilliah
Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
Self-leaders are still true leaders even if they have no known followers. True leaders inspire by the influence of their characters and general self-made brands. Leadership is defined by the virtues of one's behaviour. - Israelmore Ayivor
The self is a self-made Procrustean bedof little comfort - Ulf Wolf
While many people are proud of being self-made, it only explains all the flaws. - Ron Brackin
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. - Francis Quarles
GRAMMAR, n. A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
People who imagine themselves to be self-made seldom enjoy examining the process of manufacture in detail.
You can be in your room and lead people. Just develop your potentials and publicize them and you will see people looking for your product. That is influence; self-made leaders do not look for followers. Followers look for them. - Israelmore Ayivor
I have a self-made quote: Celebrate diversity, practice acceptance and may we all choose peaceful options to conflict. - Donzella Michele Malone
There is no such thing in the world as a self-made man or a self-made woman. We’ve received so much from so many for so long that we can’t even keep count. But, simply because we can’t keep count, doesn’t mean we discount. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
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