Quotation Explorer - 'Selves'

Our thoughts are private to protect others not ourselves. People don't have the ability to handle what you really think about them - Morena Baloyi
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. - Samuel Johnson
When the political columnists say 'Every thinking man' they mean themselves, and when candidates appeal to 'Every intelligent voter' they mean everybody who is going to vote for them. - Franklin P. Adams
We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. - Francis J. Braceland
Most people keep their dreams to themselves, afraid to follow their hearts. Writers make their dreams a reality with each word, each line that flows from their pen. - C.K. Webb
Realization includes everything, the mundane and the transcendental. In true awakening, nothing stands apart and nothing is excluded. If we find ourselves in a state where something is excluded, that state, however amazing it is, is still a dualistic state. - Enza Vita
We must be content to grow slowly. Most of us will still barely be at the beginning of our recovery by the time we die. But that is better than killing ourselves pretending to be healthy. - Simon Tugwell
It is rather whenWe gloriously forget ourselves, and plungeSoul-forward, headlong, into a book's profound,Impassioned for its beauty and salt of truth--'Tis then we get the right good from a book. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There are authors who write to communicate, there are authors who write to impress themselves. - Mark S. Hertzog
To gain the spiritual ascendancy over ourselves, and the influences with which we are surrounded, through a rigid course of self-discipline, is our first consideration, it is our first labor, before we can pave the way for our children to grow up without sin unto salvation. - Brigham Young
He who esteems trifles for themselves is a trifler; he who esteems them for the conclusions to be drawn from them, or the advantage to which they can be put, is a philosopher. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
People and things do not upset us, rather we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us. - Albert Ellis
Men are generally idle, and ready to satisfy themselves, and intimidate the industry of others, by calling that impossible which is only difficult. - Samuel Johnson
I am more and more convinced that our happiness depends more on how we meet the events in our lives, than on those events themselves. - Alexander Humboldt
I am not a liberator. Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.
We often lose ourselves to where we think we should be, rather than celebrate where we already are. - Chris Burkmenn
Every pain, addiction, anguish, longing, depression, anger or fearis an orphaned part of usseeking joy, some disowned shadow wanting to returnto the lightand homeof ourselves. - Jacob Nordby
Yet, there is a sense of some deep sort that runs entirely contrary to human nature, that in putting ourselves first, we must by necessity put others first. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves. - Gordon B. Hinckley
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.
You ask me why I do not write something.... I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Florence Nightingale
The next time someone gets on your nerves, remember your two choices: 1) share the problem; or 2) let them keep the problem to themselves. - David P. Ingerson
Once a poet calls his myth a myth, he prevents the reader from treating it as a reality; we use the word 'myth' only for stories we ourselves cannot believe. - Adam Kirsch
Books open and broaden our minds allowing us to challenge ourselves to become more than we are, by setting positive goals for ourselves, and overcoming doubts about our ability to receive the education we want to achieve. - Ellen J. Barrier
Fear is an illusionary place we travel to in our minds when we allow ourselves to move away from the heart. - Molly Friedenfeld
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves. - Carl Jung
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better. - J. K. Rowling
Our mental blocks are more formidable than the physical ones. Bob Marley said it when he asked us to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery. You first think what you become. The physical starts from the mental and the spiritual. - Nana Awere Damoah
We need to forgive the adolescent versions of ourselves, if only because we need the practice to forgive those who are maturing awkwardly in our lives. - Madam Secretary
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. - William Shakespeare
I think love without heartbreak is a myth. A pretty myth, but the kind of myth that ultimately makes us feel worse about ourselves because we're somehow not able to make it come true. - Leila Sales
We threw ourselves at that wild river every day and most days it tossed us all harmlessly skyward like well-loved children. After a while that does something to you. - Jo Deurbrouck
We can be the very first generation which fails to see the logic or pride in defining ourselves by anything else but what is found within ourselves: our values - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Judgement of others and ourselves always comes from a place of fear. It is fear that keeps us from living authentically all that we say we value. - Shannon L. Alder
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. - François de La Rochefoucauld
A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody. - Thomas Paine
When we do not succeed to be ourselves, we finally realize that is was completely useless to exist... - Hugo Pratt
In every friendship hearts grow and entwine themselves together, so that the two hearts seem to make only one heart with only a common thought. That is why separation is so painful; it is not so much two hearts separating, but one being torn asunder. - Fulton J. Sheen
Standing alone scares alot of people it means they have to be themselves and more often than not they haven't the slightest clue who they've been all this time & that's why people stay the same because it's a frightening choice to step away from the crowd. - Nikki Rowe
To be free to roam our own consciousness and be responsible for ourselves, a letting go process is required. We have to let go of how others define us; what damaging messages remain from childhood; how others define our relationship with the creator; and what expectations they may have for us. - David W. Earle
How do we forgive ourselves for all the things we did not become? - David "Doc" Luben
As chemists, we must rename [our] scheme and insert the symbols Ba, La, Ce in place of Ra, Ac, Th. As nuclear chemists closely associated with physics, we cannot yet convince ourselves to make this leap, which contradicts all previous experience in nuclear physics. - Otto Hahn
To put others in front of ourselves is to put God in front of everything. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
HEALTHY EATING isn't about counting fat grams, dieting, cleanses, and antioxidants; Its about eating food untouched from the way we find it in nature in a balanced way; Whole foods give us all that we need to perfectly nourish ourselves. - Pooja Mottl
You can't always expect people to apply your wisdom when they didn't use wisdom before they found themselves knee deep in their version of justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
We guarantee rude emptiness for ourselves; later in life, when we treat children as - "empty buckets", today. - Aniruddha Sastikar
We had been with the men, we had let them do what they wanted. But they would never know the parts of ourselves that we hid from them - they would never sense the lack or even know there was something more they should be looking for. - Emma Cline
God kills indiscriminately and so shall we. For no creatures under God are as we are none so like him as ourselves. - Anne Rice
We are never free when we imprison ourselves in the prison of our fixed, false beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
If the Internal enemy of hatred is not tamed, when one tries to tame external enemies, they increase. Therefore, it is a practice of the wise to tame themselves by means of the forces of love and compassion. - Bodhisattva Tokmay Sangpo
I heard of a manwho says words so beautifullythat if he only speaks their namewomen give themselves to him.If I am dumb beside your bodywhile silence blossoms like tumors on our lipsit is because I hear a man climb stairsand clear his throat outside our door. - Leonard Cohen
I define comfort as self-acceptance. When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others. - Jennifer Louden
We would rather run ourselves down than not speak of ourselves at all. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
accept yourself, it will inspire others to do the same for themselves. - Desmond D. Green
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. - Marianne Williamson
The way to find out about our place in the universe is by examining the universe and by examining ourselves - without preconceptions, with as unbiased a mind as we can muster. - Carl Sagan
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is a part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people. - Arthur Schopenhauer
It's hard loving those who don't much like themselves: "If you're so great, why would you think I'm so great. - Alain de Botton
I paint paintings because I can't get the experience in any other way but there are many more experiences that are equally satisfying to me and equally inept at answering all my questions, but hover in exactitude in describing themselves and defying me to define their logic.
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves. - Jane Austen
Comedians are people who embarrass themselves in style. - A.D. Posey
Constitutional democracy, you see, is no romantic notion. It's our defense against ourselves, the one foe who might defeat us. - Bill Moyers
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
No wonder of it: sheer plod makes plough down sillionShine, and blue-bleak embers, ah my dear, Fall, gall themselves, and gash gold-vermilion. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Courage is living by the free will that one creates for themselves, not the life of monotony determined by another. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Startwith what they know. Build with what they have. But with the bestleaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people willsay 'We have done this ourselves. - Lao Tzu
All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality. - David Allan Coe
Yes, if we were prepared to be honest we might rid ourselves of much self deception. - Moliere
To find out how much we can do or how far we can go, we have to challenge ourselves constantly. - Debasish Mridha
Clear skies, cousin". Good luck, he means. There are never clear skies on Avon, no blue, no stars. But we don't give up hope, and we use those words to remind ourselves. Clear skies will come, one day. - Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
The craving for equality can express itself either as a desire to pull everyone down to our own level (by belittling them, excluding them, tripping them up) or as a desire to raise ourselves up along with everyone else (by acknowledging them, helping them, and rejoicing in their success). - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you truly love someone, then love them right in the places they feel most unsure and most vulnerable.And that';s how you help them love themselves. - Wordions
We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who and what, and that we are. The greatest tragedy that can befall us is to go unimagined. - N. Scott Momaday
Hate is a curved blade, and the harm that we do to others is also harm we do to ourselves. - Mitch Albom
Love is a Beautiful Thing that makes us to Adjust ourselves Forcely - Avinash Babu Anand
...trying to use willpower to overcome the apathetic sort of sadness that accompanies depression is like a person with no arms trying to punch themselves until their hands grow back. A fundamental component of the plan is missing and it isn't going to work. - Allie Hyperbole and a Half
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. - Marcel Proust
We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
But everything evened out eventually, didn’t it every wave subsided, lapsed back into the ocean, returning, giving them time to put themselves back together again. He was her moon. He balanced out her tides. - Katie Neipris
Jesus teaches us to bless our enemies (Matthew 5:44) To bless those who curse us (Luke 6:28). To never avenge yourselves (Romans 12:19). When we truly forgive someone, we need to come to the place where we can bless them and desire God’s blessing also on their lives. - Greg Gordon
Each forward step we take we leave some phantom of ourselves behind. - John Lancaster Spalding
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. - Robert A. Heinlein
Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread. - Elie Wiesel
We are all born with wonderful gifts. We use these gifts to express ourselves, to amuse, to strengthen, and to communicate. We begin as children to explore and develop our talents, often unaware that we are unique, that not everyone can do what we're doing! - Lynn Johnston
Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it. - J. K. Rowling
Even if we have ourselves so fully convinced that we are on the right track because we desperately want to believe that the specific direction we have chosen is the "correct one", if the universe disagrees with our choices, it will not be shy in telling us so. - Miya Yamanouchi
We can assist other souls’ hearts and make their world brighter when they are traveling through a difficult experience not by lowering ourselves to their level of sadness but by lifting them up with the light of our joy. - Molly Friedenfeld
Our awareness about ourselves and the world around us is so limited that we are ready to destroy ourselves. For the survival of humanity, an evolution of consciousness is essential. - Debasish Mridha
Human beings who blind themselves to human need make themselves less human.
During their lifetimes, every man and woman will stumble across a great opportunity. Sadly, most of them will simply pick themselves up, dust themselves down and carry on as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
Just as at sea those who are carried away from the direction of the harbor bring themselves back on course by a clear sign, on seeing a tall beacon light or some mountain peak coming into view, so Scripture may guide those adrift on the sea of the life back into the harbor of the divine will. - Gregory of Nyssa
Listen or reading success stories give You motivation, but the failure stories gives us the Lesson to Improve ourselves to do it Better. - Jan Jansen Easy Branches
To mock something is pure ignorance. Intelligent people even open themselves to things that they don't understand. […] When an ignorant praises something, it won't probably be something profound. Surely it can't be the Principle that guides us. - Alfonso Colodrón
Virtues are the internal qualities that allow us to be our best selves and enable us to lead complete and fulfilling lives. - Jonathan V. Last
Commitment to truth telling lays the groundwork for the openness and honesty that is the heartbeat of love. When we see ourselves as we truly are and accept ourselves, we build the necessary foundation for self-love. - bell hooks
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition. - Alexander Smith
If having problems feels like a problem to you, it may not be the problems themselves, but the way you think about them that is the problem. - Steve Goodier
Sometimes, when I couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill at the end of the month, I was forced to read by the light of the stories themselves. - Steve Stern
What excites us the most or likewise scares us the most is when something is exactly what it says it is. And when it comes to Christmas, we’re going to end up finding ourselves on one side of that line or the other. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Imagine how much happier we would be, how much freer to be our true individual selves, if we didn't have the weight of gender expectations. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
We should set our goals; then learn to control our appetites. Otherwise, we will lose ourselves in the confusion of the world. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
It is hard to find a person who is hard on oneself and soft on others, but rare to find the people who truly care by being actually fair to themselves only. - Anuj Somany
For what is writing besides capturing thoughts that belong to all of us, so that we can recognize ourselves, undestand ourselves, and perhaps, each other. Every thoughtful book about love makes us better lovers, I think. It opens the gates of perception. - Janet Fitch
The Bible says that to have a friend we must show ourselves friendly. To that, I say, Amen. - Toni Sorenson
Few of us have reached such impasses to claim ourselves to be almighty; as of yet I am not one of the few. Knowing this though sets me apart from the two sides of the many. - James Emlund
None of us are bad people. We float around and we run across each other and we learn about ourselves, and we make mistakes and we do great things. We hurt others, we hurt ourselves, we make others happy and we please ourselves. We can and should forgive ourselves and each other for that. - Dan Harmon
We’re not broken. We’re not in the wrong bodies. We’re not inadequate. We’re not lesser. We’re not unwanted. We’re not fraudulent. We’re not undesirable. That’s all just a set of lies we tell to soothe the experience of the prisons we put ourselves in. - Agnostic Zetetic
Nobody cleared a path for themselves by giving up. - Alacia Bessette
We live in a world full of duplicity.We are surrounded by people with duplicitous nature.They will be shooting arrows to question our honesty at every step we make.Therefore,it is our duty to protect ourselves by using our integrity as an armor and march forward, victoriously. - Indy Bissessur
Everyone whirled around her, entranced by the stories in which they recognized themselves, but in the stories they were also more than themselves and it always felt at the end fulfilled, not meaningless and empty like life can sometimes feel. - Francesca Lia Block
No one can call themselves a writer until he or she has written at least fifty stories. - David Foster Wallace
People who call themselves supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration and ultimate destruction. - Noam Chomsky
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it. - Frédéric Bastiat
We haven't got the power to destroy the planet -- or to save it. But we might have the power to save ourselves.
We call ourselves Protestants, but we have totally departed from the teachings of the early Protestants. Martin Luther, John Wesley and John Calvin would turn in their graves, if they hear the kind of teachings we are now feeding the people of God with. - Sunday Adelaja
Not everything happens for a reason; we claim that it does for a reason: to console ourselves. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? - Śāntideva
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
People are like dice. We throw ourselves in the direction of our own choosing. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. - J.M. Barrie
When we can’t see ourselves in our history, we begin to think that we are disconnected and suffering alone. Historical ignorance always precedes cultural imbalances and individual despair. - Aurin Squire
Christianity, true Christianity, is experienced when we crucify the anger, pride, vanity and lust that dwells within ourselves and consciously replace it with the sacrificial love, humility, modesty and chasteness of the One who so many profess to believe in and follow. - - Jason Neville Versey
We grew up learning to cheer on the underdog because we see ourselves in them. - Shane L. Koyczan
Dreams are deformed reflections of ourselves - less stable and more ungraspable than we are, upon which we in our turn assume the right to reflect upon and to determine. - Roger Caillois
Those who hurt others will also hurt themselves. - Natsuki Takaya
For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed. - Clifton Fadiman
Free ourselves from fear, insecure and scared of others judgement and opinions. Build up with our own confident, self-esteem and self-satisfaction.Just be yourself for being better person. - Rofithah Omar
Though it may be interesting to know how many hairs there are on the human head, or how the giant red spot on the surface of Jupiter was formed, the real truths we are interested in are those about ourselves. - Stephen Richards
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
The fact speak for themselves. - Demosthenes
Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty. - Albert Einstein
People form close friendships by knowing private things about each other, and the reason most people don't make close friends is because they're too embarrassed to share anything really important about themselves. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
Writers often torture themselves trying to get the words right. Sometimes you must lower your expectations and just finish it. - Don Roff
In this world and the hereafter, we should not be afraid of no one but ourselves. - Alireza Salehi Nejad
I accept the fact that there is always a way out in every situation we find ourselves but, until we begin to ponder, panacea will be very scarce - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
People tend to focus on the things that they don't like about themselves. While that's important for change, it's equally important to focus on what they love about themselves. For every one thing you dislike about yourself, think of five things you like about yourself. It's a balancing act. - Tom Giaquinto
People don't think when they're enjoying themselves. Thinking is a sign of disturbance. - Marty Rubin
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination... And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do not bring forth in the agitation. - Michel de Montaigne
Sometimes in life we must slowly distant ourselves from people and places we feel unconformable. Don't feel bad feel freedom. - Ron Baratono
Freedom of speech is unnecessary if the people to whom it is granted do not think for themselves. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We need courage to take ourselves seriously, to look closely and without flinching, to regard the things that frighten us in life and art with wonder. - Elizabeth Gilbert
She found as always that words on paper proved themselves; they were so beautifully true. - Robert A. Heinlein
As for what concerns me in particular I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
The things that make us safest from others make us least from ourselves. - Danah Boyd
I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Everyone wants the sun let shine, and the neighbor's grass is always greener, so it is better to mow it ourselves. - Jan Jansen
We only get to receive what we internally give to ourselves through the programming of our internal representations. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves. - Albert Einstein
They worried to an excessive degree about getting gender correct, as if elves gave a shit. Humans could keep their concerns about everyone’s genitalia to themselves. - Sabrina Zbasnik
It is thus with most of us; we are what other people say we are. We know ourselves chiefly by hearsay. - Eric Hoffer
Only through art can we get outside of ourselves and know another's view of the universe. - Marcel Proust
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. - Alice Walker
It is a law of nature that we defend ourselves from one affection only by means of another. - Paul Valery
However, the real beauty is not in the words themselves, but in the listener that has the power to understand them. - Luis Marques
it is when we don't believe we are enough for ourselvesthat we start looking for people to drown in. - Upile Chisala
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun. - Theodore Roosevelt
When you can inspire others to dream, learn, evolve, and become one that they can appreciate and respect themselves; then you have arrived as a leader. - Vishwas Chavan
The best way to transform ourselves is by transforming our consciousness and awareness. - Debasish Mridha
They think that if they were allowed to do anything they desired, they would be satisfied and the more desires the better. But all desires divorced from The Desire eventually collapse in on themselves. - Geoffrey Wood
Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves. - Brigitte Bardot
If we let the drama of others’ lives become our own, then we are no longer ourselves. - Stephen Richards
The good befriend themselves. - Sophocles
We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love. - Lori Deschene
Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death. - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
We can't just restrict ourselves to what we know, because we are talking about the unknown. - Belsebuub
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. - Horace Mann
There are two kinds of secrets. The ones we keep from others and the ones we keep from ourselves. - Frank Warren
When a person can't find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure. - Viktor E. Frankl
Everybody hates lies even the liars themselves - Irfan Ullah Hosain
The best gifts anyone can give to themselves are good health habits. - Ellen J. Barrier
Burnout, beat-up and broken down we may limp away from a failed relationship, job or environment, but we will be better equipped to follow our hearts...thoughtfully. Our ability to see the potential in ourselves and others will determine our success. - Steve Knox
I have always found that angels have the vanity to speak of themselves as the only wise. - William Blake
The world is a better place to live in because it contains human beings who will give up ease and security and stake their own lives in order to do what they themselves think worth doing. - Walter Lippmann
, As for a limit to one’s labors, I, for one, do not recognize any for a high-minded man, except that the labors themselves should lead to noble accomplishments. - Alexander the Great
Only those who constantly retool themselves stand a chance of staying employed in the years ahead. - Tom Peters
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profiteth others and ourselves.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. - Aesop
The gospel that has been preached in our churches has not been fair to the African continent. It has left us in a beggarly state, waiting on God for things we could produce by and for ourselves. - Sunday Adelaja
Maybe love was meant to save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
People do not change their most inner selves. They can't. Things just lie quiescent until a particular situation awakens it. - Andrea L'Artiste
When the dead departed, they took away any falsehoods that they might have allowed us to believe while alive; we who are left behind have to embark on a different life, since the dead are no longer here to help us deceive ourselves. - Yiyun Li
The magic of love is available to us all; we have to learn how to align ourselves so we can connect to its source, doing so will allow magic an opening to manifest in our lives - Micheline Jean Louis
We don't lose people, they just slip down like sand through the loop holes we have in ourselves. - Himanshu Chhabra
Do you order righteousness of the people and forget yourselves while you recite the Scripture? Then will you not reason? - Qur'an
People are afraid of change. Change is inevitable to life. Change actually has the mask of pushing us out of comfort zone. Every time we learn, go through life experiences our perception/Emotional chemistry is changing. Embrace change because we are becoming a more polished version of ourselves. - Matthew Donnelly
We have an opportunity to correct ourselves when God does not punish us immediately. - Sunday Adelaja
Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Men go abroad to wonder the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid. - John Maynard Keynes
All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we can write or sing or create in some way, even when we are dealing with difficulties or pain, then it becomes something bigger than ourselves and often beautiful. - Brenda Peterson
The rich don't have to kill to eat. They employ people, as they call it. The rich don't do evil themselves. They pay. People do all they can to please them, and everybody's happy. - Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Limiting ourselves with our own limitations - Alice Bacon
How prudently most men creep into nameless graves, while now and then one or two forget themselves into immortality. - Wendell Phillips
Most of the time, we don’t do therapy with children. We do therapy through children with adults who prefer not to examine themselves. - Taiki Matsuura
When we are able to offer to the other something of ourselves that can engage, nourish or sustain spirit then we most fully speak. Likewise, the forest is a bit more beautiful. The light finds its way in; reaching out to the ground guiding us to a heavenly place. - Ishan Khatri
If you truly love someone, have the faith to 'let them go.' Encourage them to be the fullest measure of themselves, and you will be overwhelmed by the love that your spouse returns to you. - Seth Adam Smith
Reality is, you know, the tip of an iceberg of irrationality that we've managed to drag ourselves up onto for a few panting moments before we slip back into the sea of the unreal. - Terence McKenna
Not until we are faced with a crisis or sadness do we begin to remember that if we only laughed a bit more, loved a lot more, and felt the simplicity of loving ourselves-just a little more…this day would be the greatest day ever! - Lee Pryke
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. - Mark Twain
As the adults, we are the ones who set the stage for vitality, love, or disharmony in the home. We set ourselves up for one or the other, and our children take their cues from us. - Gabriel Cousens M.D.
In order to know virtue, we must acquaint ourselves with vice. Only then can we know the true measure of a man. - Marquis de Sade
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit. - Ansel Adams
People LOVE change (when it's about changing others). People HATE change (when it's about changing themselves). - Richie Norton
be kind, even when others are not, It empowers them to become a better version of themselves. - Nikki Rowe
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners. - Lawrence Sterne
Should' is my all time least favoriteword! It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up ourselves andothers. - Frank Beddor
Tenderness emerges from the fact that the two persons, longing, as all individuals do, to overcome the separateness and isolation to which we are all heir because we are individuals, can participate in a relationship that, for the moment, is not of two isolated selves but a union - Rollo May
Do not offer help to those who do not want to help themselves. - Bader Almahdi
Wherever we go we do harm, forgivingourselves as wheels do cement for wearingeach other out. We set this houseon fire, forgetting that we live within.(from "To a Meadowlark," for M.L. Smoker) - Jim Harrison
People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues. - Elizabeth Gaskell
Those who don’t know how to love others, how can they deserve love for themselves? - Debasish Mridha
From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it. - Herman Melville
Men are so stupid and concerned with their present needs, they will always let themselves be deceived.
Our thoughts affect our agreement with reality, our story we tell ourselves. IF you want to change your story, start with your thoughts. - Tony Curl
When we are in touch with our creativity, through passion and excitement, we always put ourselves in the most expansive state of consciousness. Fear slows down our development, while love supports a rapid growth. - Raphael Zernoff
Perhaps the Creator of this strange place knows us better than we know ourselves. Perhaps humanity was meant to eternally ponder the purpose and importance of our own existence. If we were assured of either, we’d be intolerable creatures. - Tiffany Madison
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves. - Ken Robinson
Why do we fall?So we can learn to pick ourselves back up. - Batman Begins
The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power. - John Berger
I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do. - Brené Brown
We should not take our ‘Humanity’ for granted. We should love and respect things as if they were ourselves. - Sandranil Biswas
The only job a parent has is work themselves out of a job. - Holly Gates
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. - Douglas Adams
being different can work for the individual who are comfortable with themselves, and most importantly work hard to achieve greatness. - Ellen J. Barrier
We all tell stories--to ourselves and to each other. Some of learn to tell only the most interesting bits. - Shannon Donnelly
If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves. - Auberon Herbert
Let us give ourselves indiscriminately to everything our passions suggest, and we will always be happy…Conscience is not the voice of Nature but only the voice of prejudice. - Marquis de Sade
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want. - Ayn Rand
I sometimes think it is because they are so bad at expressing themselves verbally that writers take to pen and paper in the first place - Gore Vidal
Vegans are always wrong, but damn pleased with themselves - Rasmussen
A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. Sick storytellers can make nations sick. Without stories we would go mad. Life would lose it’s moorings or orientation... Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart larger. - Ben Okri
If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with. - Deepak Chopra
When an officer finds themselves arresting pastors that are feeding people who have nothing, they should know they’re on the wrong side. - Justin King
I wish to declare with all earnestness that I do not want any religious ceremonies performed for me after my death. I do not believe in such ceremonies, and to submit to them, even as a matter of form, would be hypocrisy and an attempt to delude ourselves and others. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Some people just love to stir the pot, but don't realize they're cooking themselves. - Richie Norton
The blessing of resistance lies in its power to illuminate those aspects of ourselves which have eluded our appreciation. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves - Joseph Campbell
Not so long ago we were all a tightly knit group of friends. Too bad someone had ripped apart the stitches that held us together, unraveling the cozy blanket of our friendship and leaving just enough strands to hang ourselves with. - E.J. Stevens
Only the shallow know themselves. - Oscar Wilde
We should conduct ourselves not as if we ought to live for the body, but as if we could not live without it. - Seneca
Sometimes we fight who we are, struggling against ourselves and our natures. But we must learn to accept who we are and appreciate who we become. We must love ourselves for what and who we are, and believe in our talents. - Harley King
We create ourselves endlessly. - Debasish Mridha
All acts of healing are ultimately our selves healing our Self. - - Ram Dass
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. - Willa Cather
Toward no crime have men shown themselves so cold-bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief. - James Russell Lowell
I believe that in this generation those with the courage to enter the conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world. - Robert F. Kennedy
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. - Henry Ward Beecher
Our idea of God tells us more about ourselves than about Him. - Thomas Merton
I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him. - C.S. Lewis
Be still my hand and let the words write themselves upon my heart. Be still my heart and let your pages be filled in silence. - Cristen Rodgers
Houses are built brick-by-brick. HOMEs are built word-by-word. Houses don't build themselves. So YOU must build your home - Fela Durotoye
What is the American fetish about highways?They want to get somewhere, LaBas offers.Because something is after them, Black Herman adds.But what is after them?They are after themselves. They call it destiny. Progress. - Ishmael Reed
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Somebody, after all, had to make a start. What we wrote and said is also believed by many others. They just don't dare express themselves as we did. - Sophie Scholl
Everyone wants to change the world but nobody wants to start with themselves. - Moosa Rahat
Reality blithely ignores the lies we tell ourselves about it. - Chris Cogan
I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves--that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. - Kurt Vonnegut
Why the histories of states should have so persistently insinuated themselves in the place that might have been occupied by peoples merits reflection. - James C. Scott
Dickens enjoyed human beings as he found them, unregenerate, peculiar and incorrigibly themselves. - John N. Gray
Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. - Mark Twain
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. - Eric Hoffer
It’s natural to die. The fact that we make such a big hullabaloo over it is all because we don’t see ourselves as part of nature. We think because we’re human we’re something above nature. - Morrie Schwartz
I was ecstatic when they re-named "French fries" as "freedom fries." Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. - Johnny Depp
Every yesterday we lose ourselves so that we can find ourselves in tomorrow. - Raneem Kayyali
Systems, whether educational or political, are not changed mysteriously; they are transformed when there is a fundamental change in ourselves. - Krishnamurti
For riches certainly make themselves wings. - Bible
Ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves. - Washington Irving
We gave ourselves for lost men, and prepared for death. Yet we did lift up our hearts and voices to God above, who "showeth His wonders in the deep". - Francis Bacon
People think needing a man is weak. I believe what is truly weak is not ALLOWING ourselves to surrender to our deepest desire to have a protective, strong, caring, masculine man in our life. - Renee Wade
We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead. - Beyoncé Knowles
Lord Emsworth belonged to the people-like-to-be-left-alone-to-amuse-themselves-when-they-come-to-a-place school of hosts - P.G. Wodehouse
People who keep their feelings to themselves tend not to know, after a while, what their feelings are. - Paul Berman
Too often, we put up with mediocrity, telling ourselves that later in life we’ll do what we want. - Daniel Willey
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day. - Edith Lovejoy Pierce
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior. - Anne Bronte
Those that choose to walk in the light will experience light.Those that choose the opposite path create for themselves the opposite experience. - Molly Friedenfeld
The images of Myth are reflections of Spiritual and Depth potentialities of every one of us. Through contemplating those we evoke those powers in our own lives to operate through ourselves. - Joseph Campbell
Parenting is a giant responsibility forever, so we need to learn how to drop the guilt and go easy on ourselves when we mess up. - Rachael Bermingham
In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves. - Rolf Edberg
Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door.
I think people get lost in becoming someone other then themselves when they spend too much time in the presence of those who don't bring out the best in them. - Nikki Rowe
The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order. - Henry Miller
As outsiders looking in, my readers and I must reform how we think so we may open ourselves to new forms of knowledge. - Cristina Marrero
Many of us have allowed well-meaning parents,teachers, religious leaders and peers to tell us that there issomething fundamentally wrong with us if we don’t believe as they do. Simply put, we have forgotten how to think for ourselves. - Derric Yuh Ndim
The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
If I wrote what I really think, I would be so sad all the time. We create to fill a gap - not just to avoid the idea of dying, it's to fill some particular gap in ourselves. - Joss Whedon
Our enemies are nearer the truth in their opinion of us than we are ourselves. - François de La Rochefoucauld
In this world, people actually don't live a life for themselves but usually live a life for someone they love. - Vinayak
The world’s most successful people didn’t wait for someone else to pick them, but instead, they picked themselves. - Adam Smith
Let us put ourselves into His hands, and not be startled though He leads us by a strange way, a mirabilis via, as the Church speaks. Let us be sure He will lead us right, that He will bring us to that which is, not indeed what we think best, nor what is best for another, but what is best for us. - John Henry Newman
Admiration, n.: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
By learning to discover and value our ordinariness, we nurture a friendliness toward ourselves and the world that is the essence of a healthy soul. - Thomas Moore
We always look behind, through, and beyond ourselves, never within. - Vert
Like it or not, we are all in business and the products we are selling is our unique selves. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Our world needs less gurus, and more teachers. Gurus are about helping themselves become successful. Teachers are about helping others become successful. - Joseph C. Kunz Jr.
I won’t ever tell someone to never hold on for what might be gone; because if they don’t see it for themselves, my words will be just words. - Rayvon L. Browne
Art is a positive "FORCE" that bring beings together for the common good. Only the people who had lost a piece of themselves can create the unimaginary. - Henry Johnson Jr
We must have within ourselves some consciousness of this impelling power that may lead us to travel deliberately through our ages, realizing that the most wonderful adventures are not those which we go forth to seek. - Frances Chesterton
Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read. - Jorge Luis Borges
An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today. - Jim Davis
Danger is real. Heartache is real. Fear is not. It’s a story we tell ourselves. - Brianna Wiest
The vast majority of us imagine ourselves as like literature people or math people. But the truth is that the massive processor known as the human brain is neither a literature organ or a math organ. It is both and more. - John Green
Genuine feelings cannot be produced, nor can they be eradicated. We can only repress them, delude ourselves, and deceive our bodies. The body sticks to the facts. - Alice Miller
Grandma Harken was sharpening her garden shears. Her hands slowed on the file and she said finally, He’ll get in trouble and he’ll figure it out. Best to do it without us standing over him. It’s the only way anybody ever learns to clean up after themselves. - Ursula Vernon
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or to other peoples' models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open. - Shakti Gawain
I pray moms will use ... [my] book[s] as a reference to arm themselves with God's grace and His Word to break away from the enemy's bondage and begin to experience peace and freedom in their homeschool journeys right away. - Tamara L. Chilver
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song. - Pope John Paul II
It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed. - Doe Zantamata
One of the fascinating things about our lives - and minds - is that tend to spend years wishing and wanting others and the world around to see in us that which we ourselves do not appreciate fully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true. - Cheryl Hughes
We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves. - Eric Hoffer
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince. - Plato
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune. - C.G. Jung
The most important truth we tell is the truth we tell ourselves. - Tehya Sky
Now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done—occasionally what men have not done—thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action. - Amelia Earhart
Grinning is something you do when you are entertained in some way, such as reading a good book or watching someone you don't care for spill orange soda all over themselves. - Lemony Snicket
Generosity is not measured by how much we give away. Generosity is measured by how much we keep for ourselves. - John Weece
When you show up with kindness, others can be more themselves. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Most people think that if you do not love yourself fully, no one else will. That is not true. People are perfectly capable of giving love even if they feel less confident about themselves. - Anna Agoncillo
Our experience is coloured through and through by books and plays and the cinema, and it takes patience and skill to disentangle the things we have really learned from life for ourselves. - C.S. Lewis
Death is never swift... No matter how those left behind would like to comfort themselves with the thought. -Before Ever After - Samantha Sotto
I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves. - August Strindberg
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. - Friedrich von Schiller
A lion is stronger than a man, but it does not enable him to dominate the human race. You have neglected the duty you owe to yourselves and you have lost your natural rights by shutting your eyes to your own interests. - Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein
​The destiny of nations depends upon the manner in which they feed themselves. - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Shouldn't we also ask ourselves what the consequences are of scrambling to provide the "most" of everything to our children in a world of fast dwindling resources? - John Taylor Gatto
I would not think that philosophy and reason themselves will be man's guide in the foreseeable future; however, they will remain the most beautiful sanctuary they have always been for the select few. - Albert Einstein
We all need to have a creative outlet - a window, a space - so we don't lose track of ourselves. - Norman Fischer
Hope is the moonlight filtering through the trees,Hope is the silent prayer that we make in distress,Hope is the promise that we make to ourselves,Hope is the happiness that we visualize, Hope is the horizon that we reach, if we try! - Balroop Singh
Critics are those righteous experts who judge other people's hard earned accomplishmens as they themselves stand on the sidelines of life. - Aaron Lauritsen
Don't worry about what others think about you; worry about what they think of themselves when they're with you. - Hilary Weeks
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are all doomed to seek our own happiness; we can't help ourselves. We are all, the cruel and the gentle alike, condemned to seeking that happiness in the dark. We use our need as the blind use a walking stick, to determine the safety of every forward step. - Jesse Browner
Children are very nice observers, and they will often perceive our slightest defects. It general those who govern children forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - François Fénelon
People seldom change. Only their masks do. It is only our perception of them and the perception they have of themselves that actually change. - Shannon L. Alder
That's the thing about marriage. It's a shell game we play with ourselves. We're the suckers and we have to lose, but we play anyway because we lie to ourselves that we can win. - Randy K. Milholland
Very few tyrants argued for the slavery of the masses. Instead, they argued for their right to protect the people from themselves. - A.E. Samaan
It only confirmed what I'd always thought - that for all their education university professors can't even imagine political developments having any effect on their careers : they consider themselves untouchable. - Michel Houellebecq
There are very few professions in which people just sit down and think hard for five or six hours a day all by themselves. Of course it's why you want to become a writer because you have the liberty to do that, but once you have the liberty you also have the obligation to do it. - Tobias Wolff
It's a difficult truth to face that some people choose to define themselves by the pain they feel or the wrongs they've suffered. They're not going through hard times so much as making all times hard. - Dani Harper
Those who indulge themselves in sense stimulation throughout their lives often end up exhausted, with an enfeebled will and little capacity to love others. - Eknath Easwaran
People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.-- Circular Letter to My Friends in Italy - Mikhail Bakunin
What really frightens and dismays us is not external events themselves, but the way in which we think about them. It is not things that disturb us, but our interpretation of their significance. - Epictetus
When we are unable to find tranquillity within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Women who buy perfume and flowers for themselves because their men won't do it are called ``self basting.''
We all have a mission. And that mission is to love ourselves, love each other, help one another and leave this world in a better place because we lived on it. - Eileen Anglin
Whatever we are, whatever we make of ourselves, is all we will ever have and that, in its profound simplicity, is the meaning of life. - Philip Appleman
Everyone has their opinion and everyone loves it. Nobody wants to accepts others opinion. So to make them happy be diplomatic and speak unclearly, let them interpret your thoughts by themselves, let them think what they want to think - Jagdish Poudel
Intellectually, religious emotions are not creative but conservative. They attach themselves readily to the current view of the world and consecrate it. - John Dewey
People with too high an opinion of themselves get cut down; people with too low an opinion of themselves get pushed around.... - Lolly Daskal
In most cases, our thoughts about experiences that have happened to us cause greater grief than the events themselves. Understanding it may be difficult and require some effort, but remind yourself as often as you need to, that past and future exist only as stories in our minds. - J.F.Kelly
we are prisoners of our own lives, until we find the courage to break free from the prison that we created ourselves. - Amanda Ashton-Booth
And for the sake of humility--a characteristic crucial to sacred questioning we might do well to confess that we're capable at any moment of such bad religion ourselves. - David Dark
The most destructive thing we can possibly do in life is to make another person doubt his worth and identity as a child of God. The very most productive thing we can do is to help ourselves and others realize that as children of God, our worth is infinite. - Toni Sorenson
We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves. - Arnold Toynbee
The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too. - Malcolm X
... From want of foresight men make changes which relishing well at first do not betray their hidden venom, as I have already observed respecting hectic fever. Nevertheless, the ruler is not truly wise who cannot discern evils before they develop themselves, and this is a faculty given to few. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Do the roots reveal everything to the branches, or do they keep what is painful to themselves? - Sinan Antoon
Men at some time are the masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings. - William Shakespeare
All these uses a valid; all these reading of the book are "correct". For all these readers have placed themselves inside this story, not as spectators, but as participants, and so have looked at the world of Ender's Game, not with my eyes only, but also with their own. - Orson Scott Card
Life is Not a perpetual climb towards Greatness.For our family, ourselves, and friends,It is but sad Decay, so,Let every girl die after her Hebé (Ἥβη).And every man after his Aristeia(ἀριστεία). - Roman Payne
Art is the expression of appreciation of beauty real or imagined. It's also an examination of what it means to be alive with all its varied things, emotions, and experiences. We are forever trying to explain ourselves to the world or the world to ourselves. - Jay Woodman
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves. - Bruce Grocott
No one escapes some degree of chaos for it is so ever prevalent; it is the human experience. This realization does not mean we can’t improve. It does mean we can accept our state of chaos, lighten up on ourselves, have fun, and work on improving…we are a work in progress. Enjoy the journey. - David W. Earle
There is a gap between what we know and what we want to experience. Either, fear will keep us tethered to the familiar or plung us into the sea. The bridge is either God or ourselves, and with each big decision we must choose who we trust the most. - Shannon L. Alder
Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry. - W.B. Yeats
But I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde
The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves. - Jane Goodall
When we buy books we're fooling ourselves into thinking we buy the time to read them. - Gerard VanDerleun
Death is the defined destination at the end of our life where we transform and transcend ourselves for eternal life. - Debasish Mridha
This is the responsibility we all owe to ourselves– that the purpose of our existence be to positively affect others with our gift and this does not begin when we feel we have become something. It begins when we decide to pick our gift and align it with it’s purpose. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Power is dangerous. It corrupts the best and attracts the worst. Power is only given to those who are prepared to lower themselves to pick it up. - Ragnar Lothbrok
We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again. - Shana Alexander
A "racist" thinks themselves better than other races. An "elitist" thinks they are better than everyone. - A.E. Samaan
The most silent people are generally those who think most highly of themselves. - William Hazlitt
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
Sometimes or most of the times, we need to remind ourselves that we're not a KID anymore. - Bernie Yaras
If you treat people to a vision of themselves, if you apparently overrate them, you make them become what they are capable of becoming. - Viktor E. Frankl
A butterfly does not return to a caterpillar after it is mature. We must learn to grow and evolve into a stronger, wiser and better version of ourselves. Life occurs in stages and taking a step at a time is key to learning and growing. - Kemi Sogunle
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others. - Blaise Pascal
We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone. - Roy Bennett
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. - Calvin Coolidge
Rich people is people who only cares for themselves, and their money but, poor people doesn't care how much money they have because they have a big heart - Emanuelle Rivet
I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, because the more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves. - Carl Sagan
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another. - W.H. Auden
It is by your own that you have to learn a lesson and they by themselves so that they will blame you not. - Auliq Ice
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt. - Madonna
Rassemblons des faits pour nous donner des idées.Let us gather facts in order to get ourselves thinking. - Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
If we've deluded ourselves into thinking that our angry mass emails or conversation-stopping talking points serve as a ministry or carry out the purposes of God, we need to slow down and take a breath. - David Dark
Viciousness is part of the world we live in, some of us choose to ignore it with the rationalisation of wanting only positivity to flow our way. How selfish we have become! That the pain of others has become a hindrance to the fulfilment of our positive selves. - Aysha Taryam
Extroverts communicate well with others, Introverts communicate well with themselves - Pablo
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves. - T.S. Eliot
Beautiful girls should know how to defend themselves against the advances of gentlemen. - Cassandra Clare
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
I always wanted to be a writer, and I always wrote something stories, poetry, articles, newsletters, letters. Most writers can't help themselves! It's a compulsion. - Marina Oliver
Time Management means managing ourselves with the timezones when we are naturally energetic. - Rajasaraswathii
Let's be happy the way life takes shape, it is all decided and destined to be that way and we can't change anything unless we first change ourselves. - Auliq Ice
There is no greater insight into the future than recognizing...when we save our children, we save ourselves - Margaret Mead
Customs do not concern themselves with right or wrong or reason. But they have to be obeyed; one reasons all around them until he is tired, but he must not transgress them, it is sternly forbidden. - Mark Twain
Who will guard the guards themselves? (quis custodiet ipsos custodes?) - Juvenal
First they don’t understand what they ought to understand; then they make others understand what they themselves don’t understand; such is the level of understanding of too many people. - Anuj Somany
The growth of the imagination demands windows-windows through which we can look out at the world and windows through which we can look into ourselves. The old stories were windows in just this way. - Katherine Paterson
We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play. - Charles E. Schaefer
I believe we are the ones who hurt ourselves the most, by how we receive, by how we perceive. - Akiroq Brost
Shadows are our Dark Selves brought to Light. - Solange nicole
We can convince ourselves of almost anything. We can talk ourselves, and often others, into most anything. - David M. Butcher
The number one responsibility for each of us is to change ourselves with hope that others will follow. - Ron Paul
Aren’t autobiographies born in a question we ask ourselves: how did I get to this point? Don’t we look back over the path and tell ourselves a story? This is how it happened. This is who I am. - Frederick Weisel
... [They] took it upon themselves to start the laborious process of cranking up life again, after death has stopped us all in its tracks. - Diane Setterfield
Before we can change the world, we have to change ourselves. We can do it by focusing, concentrating, meditating, and self-realizing. - Debasish Mridha
Not everyone who has killed themselves because they were HIV positive would have been killed by AIDS. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves. - Elizabeth George
The modern virtues fail because they concern the outer self, the human facade, the part of ourselves the world sees most readily while the classical virtues form an organizing framework for our inner selves… for our souls. - Jonathan V. Last
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. - Confucius
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves. - Andre Gide
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Writers are archeologists of themselves. - Vicki Grove
Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression. - Robert Johnson
People are so worried about being accepted that it causes them to lose themselves and in turn, lose moments. - Dominic Riccitello
Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H. L. Mencken
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. - Hermann Hesse
Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves. - Stephen Covey
No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The enchanted day is only enchanted if we ourselves believe that anything is possible. - Mark Donnelly
How we look at life depends on how we see ourselves. - Justin Young
It is easy for others to dismiss you when people do not understand themselves. It is easy for people to judge you when they do not understand themselves. It is difficult for people to except you for who you are when they do not understand who they are. - Renee Cefalu
I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis. I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves. - Diego Rivera
To improve quality of life, to evolve into a better version of ourselves, to pause in recognition of blessings with only our name on the tag, to dance in graitutde, to embrance with abandon, to give without receiving, to seek the face of God ... all this and more is why we exisit. - Toni Sorenson
All we cared about was dividends. Well, we can't do business that way today. We have learned that what's best for the countries we operate in is best for the company. Maybe we can't make the people love us, but we will make ourselves so useful to them that they will want us to stay. - Sam Zemurray
For impact, tell your true story -challenges, victory, all. Build hope by helping others find themselves by your story. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Some things have a natural way of solving themselves. Sometimes you just have to let it go and observe it get solved. - Jackson Taviri
You are the community now. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up. - Gautama Buddha
Education inspires the educated to think for themselves. Schooled programs the schooled to work for others. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The speaker indicts our unbelieving responses to Jesus' COMMAND not to worry. We take it less seriously than His commands about overt actions and justify ourselves that we would not worry if He kept us from any circumstance we might worry about. - Jim Savastio
Free ourselves from the fear of being unlike others, unloved people, unattractive, unwanted, undesirable or unworthy. Love the way you're to be better person. - Rofithah Omar
Who would deduce the dragonfly from the larva, the iris from the bud, the lawyer from the infant? ...We are all shape-shifters and magical reinventors. Life is really a plural noun, a caravan of selves. - Diane Ackerman
All that we have achieved in life is creating a virtual reality for ourselves, while burying the actual reality! Our preference of technology over nature proves that Man is experiencing everything through the HEAD. What a pity! - Ramana Pemmaraju
A man who can own pearls does not bother about shells, and those who aspire to virtue do not trouble themselves over honors. - Francis de Sales
Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them. You mayn't get the things themselves; but nothing can prevent you from having the fun of looking forward to them. - L. M. Montgomery
We can allow ourselves to pass through the darkest valley without losing our light. One candle can lit millions of other candles, which are willing to receive the light. - Raphael Zernoff
Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. - Israelmore Ayivor
We have to expect disappointments, trouble, losses and hurts as an inevitable part of life. It is vital to repeat to ourselves the most important and comforting words of all time: THIS, TOO, SHALL PASS AWAY! - Donald Pillai
I create lies for people in order for them to find something true about themselves. I teach people that lies are doors that opens up to truth. Either you accept the lie, or you run away from it, thus, eliminating the meaning behind it, and what is could have accomplished. - Lionel Suggs
I think we should love life, nature, other people, more than ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Education is the light of our soul and joy of our life. We enlighten ourselves and the world with our education. - Debasish Mridha
Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves. - Eric Hoffer
Is there any real purpose in being alive if all we are going to do is get up every day and live only for ourselves?Live your life to help others. Give & live selflessly. - Joyce Meyer
In order to heal themselves, people must recognize, first, that they have an inner guidance deep within and, second, that they can trust it. - Shakti Gawain
A society with lynch culture needs a big zoo, not for the animals definitely, but for the very people themselves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Jazz is the refuge of the untalented. When you go to a jazz club, you may notice that no one is enjoying themselves half as much as the people on stage. Jazz is like the theatre, it's what you do when you can't get a real gig.
Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder. - Eberhard Arnold
Truth doesn't pay homage to creeds. Creeds must adjust themselves to be compatible with the truth. - Abhijit Naskar
I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen. - J.G. Ballard
Pride is a human nature and it's good for people to be proud of themselves, achievements, etc. but too much of anything is not healthy. Humble is pride exhibited through humility, so be humble and prideful about being humble. - Uzoma Nnadi
Music is much like fucking, but some composers can't climax and others climax too often, leaving themselves and the listener jaded and spent. - Charles Bukowski
The idea of death has been associated with the fear of the unknown, and the punishment or reward for our life choices. There is no punishment, and there is no reward. We punish ourselves instantly, when we choose to be destructive. We reward ourselves, when we choose being our loving selves. - Raphael Zernoff
They want us to cower in fear, to strengthen their stranglehold on us by silencing ourselves. - DaShanne Stokes
Ever poised on that cusp between past and future, we tie memories to souvenirs like string to trees along life’s path, marking the trail in case we lose ourselves around a bend of tomorrow’s road. - Susan Lendroth
Encourage don't belittle, embrace their individuality. And show them that no matter what they will always have value if they stay true to themselves. - Solange nicole
We are not here to match and homogenize and agree on every point. One size of spirituality does not fit all. We are here to be our divine selves, boldly, passionately, respectfully, to the absolute best of our ability and this, this is more than enough. - sera break
Sometimes, we become afraid to change because others judgment and opinions. Then, we making puerile excuses to please others, not ourselves. - Rofithah Omar
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. - Wayne Dyer
Life is not tragic. The tragedy is what people do to themselves and to each other. - Marty Rubin
The hypocrisy and infidelity are two flaws, but they can be treated if we can be faithful to ourselves. - Abdelkader Benchekroun
In the moment we're born, we're drawn to form a union with others. An abiding drive to connect, to love, to belong. In a perfect union, we find the strength we cannot find in ourselves. But the strength of the union cannot be known until it is tested. - Emily Thorne
Memories are important, like the bones of the mind. We build ourselves upon them, flesh and blood moulded around the pictures of what is past. - Paul Kearney
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. - Abraham Lincoln
Culture is a symbolic veil with which we hide our animal nature from ourselves and other animals. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There will come a time of fire and night, when enemies rise and empires fall, when the stars themselves begin to die. - Kevin J. Anderson
You should never make fun of something that a person can't change about themselves. - Phil Lester
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. - Oswald Spengler
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages. - Adam Smith
Not till we are lost, in other words, not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize the infinite extent of our relations. - Henry David Thoreau
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state. - Thomas Elliot
Mannequins can't dress themselves. Stones go wherever you throw them. - Marty Rubin
We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination. - Nelson Mandel
Daughters go into analysis hating their fathers and come out hating their mothers. They never come out hating themselves.
Attractive souls are different than beautiful souls. Attractive souls take care of their outward appearance for appearance sake. Beautiful souls care for themselves inwardly and outwardly, so they can be of value to themselves and to others. - Toni Sorenson
... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan Ertz
We call ourselves poor, that's why we're poor. When we will start calling ourselves rich then we will become rich, even it won't look like that. Self trust is freedom. - Arefin Bashar Arif
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
Dear Anarcho-Communist,If you and I ever find ourselves in a stateless society, have no fear. Just mention that you are a communist, and I promise I will never try to "oppress" and "exploit" you by offering to trade with you, or by offering to pay you to do work.Sincerely, - Larken Rose
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. - J.K. Rowling
The reason most relationships fail isn’t because we haven’t found the right person. It’s because we haven’t found ourselves and we’re hoping someone can fill that void for us. They can’t. No one can. Self-love is and always will be a prerequisite to every happy romance. - Vironika Tugaleva
There are many going afar to marvel at the heights of mountains, the mighty waves of the sea, the long courses of great rivers, the vastness of the ocean, the movements of the stars, yet they leave themselves unnoticed! - Augustine of Hippo
Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be insatiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching. - Mao Zedong
There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. - Will Rogers
The world as it is is the world as God sees it, not as we see it. Our vision is distorted, not so much by the limits of finitude as by sin and ignorance. But the more we raise ourselves in the scale of being, the more will our ideas about God and the world correspond to reality. - William R. Inge
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world. - Etty Hillesum
Because we have loved profoundly,Because we have given much, Because we have hoped passionately,Because we have desired intensely, We allow ourselves to be infinitely hurt. - Jess
We don't have to always win,Sometimes we need to be deprived by others to improve ourselves. - Grace
Believers if opt to practice Favoritism will fail miserably to build a relationship of Mutual Trust & True Respect for themselves. - Santosh Thankachan
If there is a single factor that makes spiritual direction effective as a change agency for the soul, it is this: spiritual direction holds our shame at bay long enough for us to see ourselves as God sees us in Christ. - Gary W. Moon
Everyone keeps looking on their defects. It's not like everyone's perfect, we all are are ugly and at the same time beautiful. It's just how we should carry and believe in ourselves. Nasa attitude yan, wala sa hitsura - HaveYouSeenThisGirL
A mask is what we wear to hide from ourselves. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
At times, it is better to "just do it" than to "do it right". One reason new year resolutions don't work is because we expect too much from ourselves. Rush, meet your deadlines, you can always continue from where you stopped next year. - Asuni LadyZeal
At best, people are open to scrutinizing themselves and considering their blind spots; at worst, they become defensive and angry. - Sheryl Sandberg
The guilty catch themselves.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. - James M. Barrie
Fortunately for themselves and the world, nearly all men are cowards and dare not act on what they believe. Nearly all our disasters come of a few fools having the courage of their convictions. - Coventry Patmore
People don't believe what you tell them.They rarely believe what you show them.They often believe what their friends tell them.They always believe what they tell themselves. - Seth Godin
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nothing will ruin the country if the people themselves will undertake its safety; and nothing can save it if they leave that safety in any hands but their own. - Daniel Webster
After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.
Imagine if we applied as much grace to others as we give ourselves & as much law to ourselves as we apply to others. - Orrin Woodward
Control Master Theory suggests that our psychological problems come about in much the same way: our decision to make ourselves unhappy because one or both of our parents were unhappy is just as altruistic as our friend's decision to run through flames to save his daughter. - Lewis Engel
Vivas to those who have fail’d!And to those whose war-vessels sank in the sea!And to those themselves who sank in the sea!And to all generals that lost engagements, and all overcome heroes!And the numberless unknown heroes equal to the greatest heroes known! - Walt Whitman
Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
To use fear as the friend it is, we must retrain and reprogram ourselves...We must persistently and convincingly tell ourselves that the fear is here--with its gift of energy and heightened awareness--so we can do our best and learn the most in the new situation. - Peter McWilliams
Fighting makes us feel alive, until it kills us. If it doesn’t kill us, the pain of sitting alone with ourselves, quietly, under constant assault by our own thoughts and memories of war can easily be enough to make us wish we’d died in battle instead. - Agnostic Zetetic
The crimes of children reproduce themselves, closing their victims in cages built of nightmares. - Miri Yū
Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. - Ronald Reagan
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. - William Hazlitt
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts. - Mark Twain
I would almost rather we had died that day than to have found ourselves here, lost somewhere between the dreaming and the coming true. - Robert Benson
We don't get to see ourselves the way the Lord sees us, but we can choose to believe what He says about us. - Angie Smith
Maybe what this is. What we have, is something that will save us from ourselves. - Robert M. Drake
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life. - Brian Tracy
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
You discover or re-discover yourself only through travel, and unplanned travel is the most exhilarating experience. I truly believe that not all those who wander are lost. But for the ones who are lost, wandering is the only way to find themselves. - Vishwas Mudagal
We are always immeasurably bigger than the little person we’ve too often doomed ourselves to be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every transgression and disobedience receives a just recompense of reward, except with those who truly love themselves. - Auliq Ice
If we cant laugh at ourselves, do we have the right to laugh at others? - C.H. Hamel
Ladies, get confident bout yourselves, build up your self-worth and esteem, love yourself and be proud of your achievements and your man will adore you for life. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are.
We are not ourselves when nature, being oppress'd, commands the mind to suffer with the body. - William Shakespeare
Our capacity to love others is very connected on how we value and love ourselves. - Maggy San Jose-Baas
I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves. - Louise L. Hay
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Would we not do well to have the pleasing of God as our motive rather than to try to elevate ourselves above our brother and outdo another? - Ezra Taft Benson
Without mountains, we might find ourselves relieved that we can avoid the pain of the ascent, but we will forever miss the thrill of the summit. And in such a terribly scandalous trade-off, it is the absence of pain that becomes the thief of life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
If you look after the pennies, the dollars will look after themselves. - J. Paul Getty
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves. - Alexander Humboldt
Start the good job today by your self and let the generation end it tomorrow by them selves. - Issah Awal
Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. - John Maynard Keynes
When we forgive others, we give ourselves permission to let go of our own suffering. - John Bruna
In Kilanga, people knew nothing of things they might have had - a Frigidaire? a washer-dryer combination? Really, they'd sooner imagine a tree that could pull up its feet and go bake bread. It didn't occur to them to feel sorry for themselves. - Barbara Kingsolver
they thought they were heroes when they were only cinders in the eye of humanity too many creatures both insects and humans estimate their own value by the amount of irritation they are able to cause greater personalities than themselves - Don Marquis
The most precious gifts you can think of are not ends in themselves. They all lead to God. Ultimately, that is what all His gifts are for. - John Piper
Names are for those who do not know themselves." Makwi - from The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I don’t fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves. - Louise L. Hay
We are against ignorance. We feel that you have to educate yourself, no matter what the situation is. People who refuse to educate themselves - people who refuse to find out what something is about, that they're frightened of - find comfort in being ignorant.-- Interview for KJTV-1990 - Zeena Schreck
We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves. - Marcel Proust
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves. - Aldous Huxley
We are what we allow ourselves to become. Never settle for less than what you deserve. Keep fighting the good fight! Keep giving your all to achieve, receive and succeed - Cecibel Contreras
Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves. - Benjamin Constant
I hope to offer the personal as a way to connect to the universal, not a claim for one universal experience of having breasts, but a universal hope for kindness—to each other and our selves and our bodies. - Ruth Daniell
Pleasure is our force for living. Without it we go mad or kill ourselves. - Marty Rubin
We are to point saints to look to Christ, and then to deny themselves and follow Christ, obeying Christ above all else. Not pointing them to ourselves, nor following us, nor obeying us. Our ministry has got to be about them following our Lord Jesus Christ. - brother Billy
There are days we all live with defensive thoughts in our mind. Without losing these thoughts we can’t totally be ourselves, and enjoy life's freedom of the heart. - Ron Baratono
There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves. - Albert Guinon
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it. - William Butler Yeats
Forgiveness is the way we return what has been taken from us and restore the love and kindness and trust that has been lost. With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness. Forgiveness is nothing less than how we bring peace to ourselves and our world. - Desmond Tutu
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers' names. - Alice Walker
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
The individual, man as a man, man as a brain, if you like, interests me more than what he makes, because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves. - Marcel Duchamp
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea. - John Ciardi
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves it s amazing what they can accomplish. - Sam Walton
The biggest lie women tell themselves about men: When I get what I want, I will be happy. - Shannon L. Alder
A dream, a wild dream of removing ourselves from the cares and sorrows of this miserable world and creating a world of our own. A long shot, yes, but who’s to say it can’t happen? - Paul Austerter
The only love you have to prove in life is your love of God and helping others. Anyone that can't see that has proven themselves to be unworthy of your time because why would you spend your life with someone that can't tell the difference between a diamond and dirt? - Shannon L. Alder
The Gelaming regarded themselves as a force for good, and in many ways they were, but they were also inexorable and their compassion could often feel like oppression. - Storm Constantine
For four centuries now, the American people have resigned themselves to natural disasters and acts of God: floods, prairie fires, blizzards, tornados, hurricanes, dust bowls, epidemics, academics, lawyers, and politicians. - Markham Shaw Pyle
Great men are strong men with great leadership qualities. They inspire others to be loving and caring like themselves. By this their character is made stronger. - Ellen J. Barrier
People have the right to call themselves whatever they like. That doesn't bother me. It's other people doing the calling that bothers me. - Octavia E. Butler
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves. - Ronald Reagan
Belief and faith are great, but very few people have been led astray by thinking for themselves. - Leah Remini
If we were able to distill all human experience to its essence, it would be a question on the lips of a man named Jesus. As he asked Peter, he asks all mankind, "Who do you say that I am?" "Our idea of God," observed Thomas Merton, "tells us more about ourselves than about Him. - Ron Brackin
We want people to represent us in politics—and in love and economics too. When people represent us fully, they are ourselves and are not ourselves. When an object is simultaneously the same as and different from the person concerned with it—or considering it—aesthetics is there. - Eli Siegel
Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. How could they be the initiators, if they themselves are the result of violence? - Paolo Freire
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected. - John Locke
Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time. - Haruki Murakami
Once a day....call yourselves to an account what new ideas, what new proposition or truth you have gained, what further confirmation of known truths, and what advances you have made in any part of knowledge. - Isaac Watts
Many pride themselves, staking claim to the noble virtue that is loyalty. However, many resolve to give their allegiance to nothing. How can one demand loyalty, if one stands by nothing, nor commits to the realization of an ideal? - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Compassion does not have to be a face-to-face relationship. Forgiveness does not imply friendship. Understanding why someone has inflicted pain on us is how we set ourselves free of the past, not how we excuse someone's behaviour so they can continue to abuse us. - Vironika Tugaleva
A writer doesn't dream of riches and fame, though those things are nice. A true writer longs to leave behind a piece of themselves, something that withstands the test of time and is passed down for generations. - C.K. Webb
There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you. - Seamus Heaney
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas,at the long course of the rivers,at the vast compass of the ocean,at the circular motion of the stars,and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. - Augustine of Hippo
Gerti didn’t ask for help. Miri swallowed and tried to calm her quavering voice. It was my fault. So it was. Now you all have learned that those who speak out of turn choose punishment for themselves and anyone they speak to. So if I speak to you, Tutor Olana, will you get the lashes? - Shannon Hale
If colleges are going to justify themselves, they are going to have to thrive at those things that require physical proximity. That includes moral and spiritual development. Very few of us cultivate our souls as hermits. We do it through small groups and relationships and in social contexts. - David Brooks
Forgiveness is a gift we can only give to ourselves. - Jeffrey Spahr-Summers
Irinistic motivation can help people attain academic success and possess themselves with great depth of knowledge. - Saaif Alam
Don't hate yourselves because you will regret in the future. Your souls may be valuable in society. - Saaif Alam
Pay no attention to toxic words. What people say is often a reflection of themselves, not you. - Christian Baloga
By viewing images we cast onto outer reality as mirror reflections of inner reality, we come to know ourselves. - Sallie Nichols
Sometimes we could not bear the face of each other's differences because of what we feared it might say about ourselves. - Audre Lorde
It’s gotten far easier to allow ourselves to hate than it is to choose to love. - Sam Killermann
The vast majority of Americans, at all coordinates of the economic spectrum, consider themselves middle class; this is a deeply ingrained, distinctly American cognitive dissonance. - Ellen Cushing
It seems so simple now, but it took me a long time to figure out that happiness is experienced when we finally give ourselves permission to let go of the things that make us sad. - Steve Maraboli
When people kill themselves, they think they're ending the pain, but all they're doing is passing it on to those they leave behind. - Jeannette Walls
We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it's impoverishing our spirit and our energies as much as fast food is depleting our physical bodies. - Ken Robinson
Women who focus on style over substance usually find themselves in a big fucking hole, with other men who want to fuck the hole. Oh so smooth, and none sophistacted. Because, you know, how sophisticated can hole-fucking really be - Emilie Autumn
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. - Germaine Greer
Repression is not the way to virtue. When people restrain themselves out of fear, their lives are by necessity diminished. Only through freely chosen discipline can life be enjoyed and still kept within the bounds of reason. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
In pursuit of happiness, smart people often end up dumbing down themselves. - Erol Ozan
Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they're not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves. - Ken Robinson
We ourselves are behaving in the Church as if we are afraid of the light, it should not be so. - Sunday Adelaja
It's paramount we take ownership of our lives. Sadness is greatly due to our having sacrificed ourselves over to a power outside of ourselves. We need to be proactive in creating positive thoughts and actions that will align ourselves with where we want to be and what we want to feel in life. - Kaiden Blake
When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Michael Harris
RIME, n. Agreeing sounds in the terminals of verse, mostly bad. The verses themselves, as distinguished from prose, mostly dull. Usually (and wickedly) spelled "rhyme." - Ambrose Bierce
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves. - Charlie Chaplin
Raise your self-esteem to such a level that you only allow loving experiences in your life. Don't waste time trying to get even. It doesn't work. What we give out always comes back to us. So lets drop the past and work on loving ourselves in the now. Then we will have a wonderful future. - Auliq Ice
A circle's unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Excellent people are those, who choose to separate themselves from mediocrity. - Mark F. LaMoure
True happiness comes from within. When we stop looking for social proof and trust in ourselves, a certain magic happens. You are the most important person in your life, and, we are one. - Tony Williams
have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you? - Walt Whitman
Although the most acute judges of the witches, & even the witches themselves, were convinced of the guilt of witchery, the guilt nevertheless was nonexistent. It is thus with all guilt. - Friedrich Nietzsche
We want to avoid suffering, death, sin, ashes. But we live in a world crushed and broken and torn, a world God Himself visited to redeem. We receive his poured-out life, and being allowed the high privilege of suffering with Him, may then pour ourselves out for others. - Elisabeth Elliot
It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. - Katherine Mansfield
The essence of leadership is not to portray yourself as some sort of know-it-all, but your ability to develop the people you are working with so they themselves can take the initiative and do the organizational drive. - Pat Chambers
Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all. - Walt Whitman
Nights without beginning that had no end. Talking about a past as if it'd really happened. Telling themselves that this time next year, this time next year, things were going to be different. - Raymond Carver
To begin to know ourselves we must have sincere conversations with ourselves as if with a good friend. We must answer without reserve, listen without judgement, and accept without condition. That is self-love. - Kamand Kojouri
Ironically, girls who don't think so much about their family and are a little bit self-centred are not only happier themselves but also maintain good relationships with their families. - Farahad Zama
The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men. - Homer
I think most of us would be horrified to meet ourselves and discover what everyone else already knows about us. - Bill Watterson
There is no HellHell is Earth itselfAnd the busy, innocently fraud beingsThey are my demons themselves - Jomia Ann E. Pangilinan Darkness and Gratitude
Could it be that we lost something because had we not lost it, we would have lost ourselves? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The human mind is a brilliant thing. Each person is capable of so much more than they give themselves credit for. I am only one mind amongst billions, though I still wish for my voice to be heard. - Danielle Taylor
Success is possible to anyone who sets his heart to it. Whatever we dream of can become reality if we put ourselves to work. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
We, hurt by ourselves, keento be hurters and keento be hurt back deep inside.We, like weapons laidbeside anger asleep. - Rainer Maria Rilke
We judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions. We need to offer grace to all, because we all need a little grace. - Jayce O'Neal
One day people will come back. they won't be able to help themselves. People need music and dance and beautiful things. They forget sometimes, but not forever. You'll see. One day, this will be a magical place again. With music and dance and good times and people celebrating. - Nadia Aguiar
The insights we receive when going silent, it's our gift to ourselves. Returning and living them, sharing them, that is our gift to the world. - Kamal Ravikant
No reason to feel depressed about being depressed. A depression can be a golden opportunity to collect the pieces and build ourselves anew. Global Souls are always on the move, nomads at heart, connected to various cities, commuters between cultures, both from here and everywhere. - Elif Shafak
Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves. - Betty Friedan
The only person we have the right or the power to forgive is ourselves. For everything else, there is the Art of Acceptance. - Rebecca O’Dwyer
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth? - George Bernard Shaw
What we can and should change is ourselves: our impatience, our egoism (including intellectual egoism), our sense of injury, our lack of love and forbearance. I regard every other attempt to change the world, even if it springs from the best intentions, as futile. - Hermann Hesse
The best way to be unique and set ourselves apart from Society is to create. Use your imagination and apply action towards it. - Matthew Donnelly
Who needs to be a Phoenix for rebirth? One simply requires themselves and an instrument to clean the slate and start over, perhaps create their own world where everything is better.. - TheBakaViolinist
Secrets and lies… Everyone in the world deals with these every day of their lives. To protect themselves. To protect someone else. It is all in the way that you look at the situation. - Lacey Thorn
No one can disgrace us but ourselves. - Josh Billings
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
Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquest... - Charles A. Lindbergh
True morality consists not in following the beaten track, but in finding the true path for ourselves, and fearlessly following it. - Mahatma Gandhi
People that hurt others, only act on a pain they feel themselves. - Vivian Amis
My friends, we should consider ourselves fortunate, not because we are any greater or lesser because we face adversity, rather we simply rejoice in the opportunity to face it. - Michael Joling
Sometimes even the best of us have to lose ourselves in fantasy to survive reality. - Maxi Bransdale
Whenever we think, we construct a world that is centred upon the object of our thinking; whenever we act, we reconstruct a world that is centred upon ourselves. - Raheel Farooq
Nothing's ever really changed. What difference does it make whether it's the Corporate state or the Nation state? In our struggle for freedom we still find ourselves fighting the state.
To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold. - Archibald MacLeish
People don't believe what you tell them. They rarely believe what you show them. They often believe what their friends tell them. They always believe what they tell themselves. - Seth Godin
There are greater things to be achieved in every new year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by alot of sacrifices. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The world is a marketplace. We all are in business and what we areselling is our unique selves. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Simply to render oneself able to understand what other Christian thinkers have themselves come to understand and to more or less felicitously communicate requires that one's mind not be a blank slate but already properly formed, disciplined, and exercised. - Gregory B. Sadler
I guess it's human nature to question yourself, to question why all the pain has had to happen? sometimes there isn't any answers it just is what it is and how we make ourselves feel and see through that, is what will determine how we move forward. - Nikki Rowe
The world is so closed off to the inner beings of ourselves, I refuse to ever lower my energies to that. - Nikki Rowe
Sometimes when we find love we pretend it away, or ignore it, or tell ourselves we're imagining it. Because it's the most painful kind of hope there is. By indifference . By death. - Leigh Bardugo
We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. - Albert Einstein
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
By all means, let's not confuse ourselves with the facts! - Anonymous
So, let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look over not only ourselves, but each other. - Barack Obama
Racism hurts everyone, including racists themselves. - DaShanne Stokes
the government bailed out the corporate sector. while the people thay supported the government financally, were ignored and left to fend for themselves. is this what you call democracy? - Jeffrey Fischer
Managers receiving hundreds of thousands a year—and setting their compensation for themselves—are not being paid wages, they are appropriating surplus value in the guise of wages. - Michael Harrington
We are also not what others think of us. Our reputations do not define our true worth. Every person we know has an opinion of us. We drive ourselves crazy wondering what those opinion are and trying to change the ones that aren’t favorable. - Toni Sorenson
How we treat others is how we treat ourselves. - Diana Jaber
It is in the elements that we found ourselves; even though the elements are not the same today. - Jerril Thomas Abraham
It's always easier to clean up the mess that we make than to come to terms with the mess that we are. But unless we find ourselves doing the latter, we will forever find ourselves doing the former. - Taiki Matsuura
These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs. - Anton Chekhov
We must be able to look under the surface rather than over-analyze it and delude ourselves into thinking we’re seeing beneath it. - Brianna Wiest
What you seek you shall never find. For when the Gods made man, They kept immortality to themselves.Fill your belly.Day and night make merry.Let Days be full of joy.Love the child who holds your hand.Let your wife delight in your embrace.For these alone are the concerns of man. - The Epic of Gilgamesh
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize. - Stephen Richards
[T]hat they may believe you, you must say it as obscurely as possible, just like that, simply in hints. You must only give them a peep of the truth, just enough to tantalize them. They'll tell a story better than ours, and of course they'll believe themselves more than they would us... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers. - Leigh Hunt
We look upon prayer simply as a means of getting things for ourselves, but the biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself. - Oswald Chambers
In great affairs men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small things they show themselves as they are. - Nicholas Chamfort
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
Worrying about worrying is a dangerous cycle to fall into. People who get caught up in worry when they try to force themselves to stop worrying may want to try a different strategy acceptance. - Amanda L. Chan
Incompetents invariably make trouble for people other than themselves. - Larry McMurtry
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
We lied to ourselves thinking in our minds we knew everything. We were deceived in believing that youthful enthusiasm could replace wizened maturity. - Anna M. Aquino
God allows us to have a personal relationship with himself and he forgives and loves us as children. If God forgives our such great sins against his Son should we not forgive such little sins against ourselves? - Greg Gordon
My dear Scipio and Laelius. Men, of course, who have no resources in themselves for securing a good and happy life find every age burdensome. But those who look for all happiness from within can never think anything bad which Nature makes inevitable. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
I do not have a problem with people killing themselves, as long as they took at least a hundred years to think about what they are about to do. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You can’t make someone feel good about themselves until you feel good aboutyourself. - Robin S. Sharma
We cannot improve ourselves or our country without improving our educational system and educating ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win. - Edward Gibbon
Your true abilities will reveal themselves when you are in a time of trouble. - Debasish Mridha
Practically all the sadness we experience in life comes from our feeling sorry for ourselves. - Marty Rubin
It's not technology that limits us. We're the limitation. Our technology is an expression of our intelligence and creativity, so the limitations of our technology are a reflection of our own limitations. We can't fundamentally advance technology until we fundamentally advance ourselves. - Christian Cantrell
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health. - Michel de Montaigne
Inspiring leadership communication is not about great oratory or great charisma; rather it is about getting others to believe in themselves and believe in your cause, and then achieve more than they thought was possible. - Kevin Murray
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think--rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
It is senseless to request to the most people to be true to their respective themselves. - Anuj Somany
there can be occasions when we suddenly and involuntarily find ourselves loving r=the natural world with a startling intensity, in a burst of emotion which we may not fully understand, and the only word that seems to me to be appropriate for this feeling is joy - Michael McCarthy
We injure ourselves by wishing; continous inaction cripples the soul. - Paul Bamikole
The more we see ourselves as a vibrant, successful, inspiring person who boldly declares and manifests her vision, the more we become just that. - Kristi Bowman
Who are you, Hockenberry, to thwart Fate and defy the Will of the Gods?I am me, Thomas Hockenberry. I am fed up with these power-addled thugs who call themselves gods. - Dan Simmons
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. - Voltaire
We are whiplashed between an arrogant overestimation of ourselves and a servile underestimation of ourselves. - Parker J. Palmer
Oh would some power the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us - Robert Burns
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry. - Joan Baez
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men. - James Beattie
The ultimate source of comfort and peace is within ourselves. - Dalai Lama XIV
We must steel ourselves against utopias and be content with a slightly better state. - Will Durant
If you want to take care of tomorrow, take better care of today. We always live now. All we have to do is entrust ourselves to the life we now live. - Dainin Katagiri
As we face the cross, then, we can say to ourselves both, I did it, my sins sent him there, and He did it, his love took him there. - John R.W. Stott
No person wakes up and finds themselves on the world stage. When that happens, it is in the movies. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
As we know life in ourselves we want to understand life in the universe in order to enter into harmony with it. - Albert Schweitzer
[A]though people get paid to do their jobs, you cannot pay someone to do their job passionately and wholeheartedly. Those qualities are not for sale; they are themselves gifts that can only be given freely, and are in many, many fields. - Rebecca Solnit
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas A. Edison
You’re a terrible woman Nox, but by the stars I love you beyond words themselves, - K. K Weakley
Until we face the war within ourselves, the world will never change. - Dana Gore
People get so caught in how they don’t like one part of themselves; nose, thighs, tummy, whatever.Things like flour and baking powder go into cakes and those things are gross alone, but the cake is pretty damn delicious. - Todd El Holley
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously.... Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us. - Jane Austen
The most important point to remember in developing self-confidence is to take responsibility for who we are. This empowers us. We can change anything, do anything, and be anything when we assume full responsibility for ourselves. - Rachael Bermingham
I try--without success--to stop finding reasons for vanity in anything. When I happen to manage it nonetheless, I feel that I no longer belong to the mortal gang. I am above everything then, above the gods themselves. Perhaps that is what death is: a sensation of great, of extreme superiority. - Emil Cioran
Even brave men blind themselves sometimes, when they are afraid to see. - George R.R. Martin
When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. - Orison Swett Marden
Women in my country take their rights for granted and completely dissociate themselves from the women's rights movement and feminism. But I think anything's possible. If I don't help the women in Afghanistan, they won't be around to help me. - Cheryl Benard quoting Lorrie
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it. - Samuel Johnson
Why is it so easy to abandon ourselves, and why do we so easily fall into the illusion that this self-abandonment is the only way people will like us? - Ariana Carruth
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In some of our life projects we just never sit down to ask ourselves where we need to be going with it and so our 'ship of the project' wanders at the dictates of the waves rather than directed by the motor of our purpose - Gbenga APAMPA
We grow up in isolation. Only slowly do we teach ourselves the Cosmos. - Carl Sagan
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death - ourselves. - Eda J. LeShan
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell. - André Malraux
The culture without children is forever immature, self-obsessed and rightous. They cannot help the high opinion they have of themselves; there's no kids around to show them otherwise. - James Wilson
I think we often hold heroines to an absurd standard. Be brave! Be wise! Always know what's in your heart and speak the truth of it! No and no and no. We fight to be brave. We learn to be wise. We struggle to know ourselves and voice what we want. - Leigh Bardugo
More often than not, the foolishness of our humanity drives us to destroy the very things that we need to keep ourselves from destroying ourselves. And because that’s the case, God will never allow us to destroy Christmas. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Mistakes from our collective past are like any other: they require intervention--a remedy--to correct. They don't erase themselves over time. - Jonathan R. Miller
Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Good writing is a mirror of the mind where readers can see themselves again and again. - Debasish Mridha
I rest in ease, knowing there are others out there, whispering themselves to sleep, just like me. - Charlotte Eriksson
He [the poet] brings out the inner part of things and presents them to men in such a way that they cannot refuse but must accept it. But how the mere choice and rhythm of words should produce so magical an effect no one has yet been able to comprehend, and least of all the poets themselves. - Hilaire Belloc
If we consistently act on the optimistic hypothesis, this hypothesis will tend to be realised; whilst by acting on the pessimistic hypothesis we can keep ourselves for ever in the pit of want. - John Maynard Keynes
There are people who, the more you do for them, the less they will do for themseselves. - Jane Austen
Humanists recognize that it is only when people feel free to think for themselves, using reason as their guide, that they are best capable of developing values that succeed in satisfying human needs and serving human interests. - Isaac Asimov
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
For it is probable that when people talk aloud, the selves (of which there may be more than two thousand) are conscious of disserverment, and are trying to communicate but when communication is established there is nothing more to be said. - Virginia Woolf
All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. - Diana Princess of Wales
Is the ash in trees, babies, flowers, and visions of Godbetter than the visions themselves? Then you think,none of this is tangible or concrete. So you have another cigaretteand think about the (not one) but many ghosts you keep tucked away,under sheets, under beds, in notes, within other ghosts. - Derek Keck
The only walls which bind us and stop us achieving our hearts desires are the walls we build for ourselves - Teresa Clyne
There’s surprising relief and regeneration in finding ourselves within a moment of genuine grace, however small or temporary it may be. - Darrell Calkins
When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves--that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience. - N.T. Wright
We need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. - Franz Kafka
When our time is up we can only take with us what we have learned and experienced in our development in creating for ourselves and others."By helping others we help ourselves - Harmon Okinyo
PTSD in its rawest form is a death sentence which causes many veterans and others to execute themselves in hope to be free. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We also want to leave our own area behind, our domestic world so well regulated day to day; we are drawn by the desire no longer to be at home and therefore no longer to be ourselves. We want to interrupt a life where we merely exist, in order to live more. - Stefan Zweig
Life is very simple, but to make ourselves feel intelligent, we insist on making it complex. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Standing alone and observing from an edge "the giant universe" isn't that much scary than leaving yourself with your thoughts and creating insight in yourself!Equally big universe lies within ourselves as well - raja shakeel mushtaque
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. - Socrates
Whoever feels pain in hearing a good character of his neighbor, will feel a pleasure in the reverse. And those who despair to rise in distinction by their virtues, are happy if others can be depressed to a level of themselves. - Benjamin Franklin
The details of my thoughts bled into thin pieces of paper, spread across miles to touch hearts of the people; who've lost their truest homes- themselves. - Nikki Rowe
Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves. - Mohandas Gandhi
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind usis a part of ourselves. We must die to one life before we can enter another - Anatole France
People who say you can't do something should be ignored. They're probably talking to themselves. - Eliza Green
You know how writers are... they create themselves as they create their work. Or perhaps they create their work in order to create themselves. - Orson Scott Card
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our own particular path than we have yet got ourselves. - E. M. Forster
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
But may the truth be told. May the true self may be found. May the truth rule the world more than ever. How easy life will be if everyone is just true to themselves, true to their words, true to their actions and true to life? - Diana Rose Morcilla
Asking children to grow virtues hydroponically, looking only within themselves for guidance, is like asking each one to invent a personal language―a pointless and isolating task if there is no community with whom to speak. - Jonathan Haidt
Out of the new arrivals in our lives--the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child---we constantly make of ourselves our selves. - Nancy Mairs
We learn and experience ourselves only through suffering; everything else is humbug. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
If we thought more for ourselves we would have very many more bad books and very many more good ones. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. - Meister Eckhart
People who hate you because of a mere jealousy over your success hurt themselves in disguise. This is because you carry an image of who they wish they had become. Don't hate them back because they may also become like you one day and it will mean hurting that image you carry! - Israelmore Ayivor
Look now how mortals are blaming the gods, for they say that evils come from us, but in fact they themselves have woes beyond their share because of their own follies. - Homer
People and institutions that refuse to admit error eventually discredit themselves. - Jeffrey Tucker
Those who believe that where great personages are concerned new favors cause old injuries to be forgotten deceive themselves. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
We are being dishonest with ourselves when we're not contradicting ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education. - Alice Waters
There are two types of limitations: those others place on us, and those we place on ourselves. One is more subtle. Both are equally dangerous. - Andrena Sawyer
If this planet is to be transformed for the better, then we as individuals must first transform ourselves. - Auliq Ice
Our nation is ripe with a multitude of successful people, who have achieved much for themselves with little impact on anyone else - Fela Durotoye
Music is the space between the notes as much as the notes themselves; it's defined as much by silence as by sound. - James McKean
Pleasure, ecstasy, they cannot seem to bear: their escape from it is in violence, in drinking and fighting and apparently inescapable----And so why should not their religion drive them to crucifixion of themselves and one another? he thinks. - William Faulkner
Struggles not only make us into stronger, better and wiser people, they also let us learn more about ourselves and our purpose in life. - Auliq Ice
Some men, under the pressure of incarceration, showed true mettle, while others revealed themselves as less than what they had appeared to be. - Nelson Mandela
Men cry not for themselves, but for their comrades - Loveless, from The Compilation of Final Fantasy VII
The largest part of what we call 'personality' is determined by how we've opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness". - Alain de Botton
I am convinced that human history has not yet begun, that we find ourselves in the last period of the prehistoric. - Bartolomeo Vanzetti
If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around. - Christina Stead
The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ourselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness. - Andre Malraux
When from our better selves we have too longBeen parted by the hurrying world, and droop,Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired,How gracious, how benign, is Solitude - William Wordsworth
When we become acquainted with any person on a human level, even a great enemy, we begin to see that no person is really so different from ourselves. - Bryant McGill
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Humility consists in not esteeming ourselves above other men, and in not seeking to be esteemed above them. - Francis de Sales
It's not easy to get close to anyone.... Everyone's afraid of everybody else.... maybe because we're all afraid of ourselves. - Ellen Hopkins
There is that gnawing feeling that we are far more than what we believe ourselves to be. Maybe it’s time to believe the gnawing. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I think insecurity underscores most human behavior. Because we're insecure, we want to be able to explain and control everything in order to protect ourselves. - Marty Rubin
They decided to allow their baby to be born. What they did not realize is that they themselves were the ones who would be 'born,' infants in a new world where magic is commonplace, Harvard professors are the slow learners, and retarded babies are the master teachers. - Martha N. Beck
Some of the world's biggest challenges can be solved by some of the world's most marginalized communities themselves. The moment you inject information, education, and an entrepreneurial spark in a community, it gets empowered enough to inspire, build, and uplift itself. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The older we get, the more we become ourselves. - Alan Andrews
Hate is self-inflicted torture. It hungers for revenge, damage, division, and violence, but is never satiated. Hate is a psychological hell to which we condemn ourselves and endeavor to burn others. - Steve Maraboli
When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves.
At the end of the day, the questions we ask of ourselves determine the type of people that we will become. - Leo Babauta
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back. - Ambrose Bierce
If we were to behave half as well as we believe others ought to behave, we might prove ourselves as grand in character as excuses and justifications prevent us from being. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Real leaders are people who help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own. - David Foster Wallace
Love cannot come from where love is not. We cannot express love from within us for another if there is no love for ourselves within us. - O Shakoor
Be kind to humanity, she is very lonely, everyone is busy with themselves. - Debasish Mridha
People who have character follow through. They don't lie to themselves or anyone else. They don't start something, ten give up because it's "hard." People of character set a goal and stick to it. - Nancy S. Mure
Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Justice is the virtue we 'd rather have done unto others than practiced on ourselves. - Jonathan V. Last
People are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves. It is what I call the depth of generosity. - Oscar Wilde
Christians sometimes make themselves into elephants afraid of mice. You have the Creator of the universe on your side; not to mention, you've been given eternal life. 'Whom or what shall you fear?' To be afraid of anything other than God himself is like an insult to God. - Criss Jami
Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just. - Dahlia Lithwick
All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition. - Bob Proctor
It is naive to think that self-assertiveness is easy. To live self-assertively--which means to live authentically--is an act of high courage. That is why so many people spend the better part of their lives in hiding--from others and also from themselves. - Nathaniel Branden
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession. - George Washington
It all depends on how we look at things, and not on how they are themselves - Carl Young
That's the downside of growing up. There's a lot of pretending involved. We frequently act like someone other than who we really are because we don't know or aren't comfortable with our true selves. - Connor Franta
Most people are trying to project themselves to be good rather than being actually good; but even more surprisingly or unfortunately, they are often only garnering the support of many or most. - Anuj Somany
Sometimes the boxes we’re put in fit. Other times, we find ourselves shoved into places too confining for our growing sense of self. - Sarah Hackley
The opposite of self-assertiveness is self-abnegation--abandoning or submerging your personal values, judgment, and interests. Some people tell themselves this is a virtue. It is a "virtue" that corrodes self-esteem. - Nathaniel Branden
Love is a desire for that lost half of ourselves. - Milan Kundera
The things that challenge our trust in God also, challenge our confidence within ourselves. - Ellen J. Barrier
Forgiving ourselves and learning from our inevitable mistakes transforms failure from a stumbling block into a stepping stone. - L.R. Knost
The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it? - John Lennon
We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves. - Rita Hayworth
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
Ask anyone; possibly ninety-five percent of our wishes have come true. The unfortunate part is, we all overlook that, and regret all our lives and torment ourselves for not getting the other five percent. - Love, Life, and Logic
But he was one of those weak creatures, void of pride, timorous, anemic, hateful souls, full of shifty cunning, who face neither God nor man, who face not even themselves. - H.G. Wells
Time will come and some people will be proud of themselves that they have never believed in any religion! This honour will be belonging to the clever people of the society only! For the others, merely the deep shame will remain! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. - Alice Walker
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves. - Don Marquis
Racism, pollution and the rest of it are themselves very close to extinction. - R. Buckminster Fuller
Maybe the greatest challenge now is to find a way to keep independence while also committing ourselves to the ties that bind people, families, and ultimately societies together. - Jane O'Reilly
Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished. - Sharon Salzberg
Lots of people lose themselves in love, it's no shame, they write songs about it. The hitch is you can't stay lost, sooner or later you have to get back to yourself. If you can't then love becomes your master and you're just it's dog.
Evil is a point of view. God kills indiscriminately and so shall we. For no creatures under God are as we are, none so like him as ourselves. - Anne Rice
If I should go before the rest of youBreak not a flower nor inscribe a stone, Nor when I'm gone speak in a Sunday voice But be the usual selves that I have known. Weep if you must, Parting is hell, But life goes on, So sing as well. - Joyce Grenfell
Freedom of choice makes it possible to plan our lives and to make the most of ourselves. Yet if this freedom lacks noble goals or personal discipline, it degenerates into an inability to give oneself generously to others. - Pope Francis
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them. - Agatha Christie
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. - Seneca
...The lies we tell, and let ourselves believe, in the name of love.The first thing you should know is that everyone lies. The second thing is that it matters. - Carla Buckley
Maybe the best way for you to get us to summon our better selves is for you to show us yours. - Madam Secretary
If it is true that one gets used to suffering, how is it that as the years go one always suffers more? No, they are not mad, those people who amuse themselves, enjoy life, travel, make love, fight—they are not mad. We should like to do the same ourselves. - Cesare Pavese
It is up to the individual to 'choose' their repertoire of the self. If they do not have access to the range of narratives and discourses for the production of the ethical self they may be held responsible for choosing badly, an irresponsible production of themselves - Bev Skeggs
If we have the opportunity to be generous with our hearts, ourselves, we have no idea of the depth and breadth of love's reach. - Margaret Cho
We don’t truly appreciate what we have until it’s gone… We don’t really appreciate something until we have experienced some events; we don't really appreciate our parents until we ourselves have become parents. Be grateful for what you have now, and nothing should be taken for granted. - Roy T. Bennett
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress. - Richard Feynman
People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest. - Zig Ziglar
You don't need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves. - Adam Cooper and Bill Collage
Thousands of years ago--in times we are fond of calling "primitive" (since this renders us "modern" without having to exert ourselves further to earn this qualification)... - Thomas Szasz
We can't underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don't, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams. - Jewel
For whether a place is a heaven or a hell rests in yourself, and those who go with courage may find themselves in paradise. - Eva Ibbotson
You can easily miss out on the joy of today by worrying about the what if’s of tomorrow. Tomorrow is not guaranteed, so bask in the joy of the day and tomorrows what if’s will take care of themselves. - DeWayne Owens
We cannot expect to grow if we are too afraid or unwilling to change and face challenges. When we exit our everyday, mundane lifestyles to do something different we can experience growth, undiscovered strength, and new abilities within ourselves. - Ashley Ormon
are souls who have chosen to be born now on this planet to awaken themselves and humanity to Unconditional Love and Awareness of the Oneness. - Human Angels
There is no real need to save others, because they will help themselves learning from us, when we choose to shine our light of unconditional love. Through our loving examples others can create, for themselves, an opportunity to act the way they are inspired by us. - Raphael Zernoff
The feminist movement taught women to see themselves as victims of an oppressive patriarchy....Self-imposed victimhood is not a recipe for happiness. - Phyllis Schlafly
We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? - Seneca
Empathy is a creative act. It is the act of imagining ourselves not only in another's shoes, but perhaps inhabiting their very heart and soul. - Michele Jennae
A healthy nation is measured by its level of reconciliation. ‎Reconciliation‬ between people with God and people among themselves! - Paul Gitwaza
Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. - Sir Winston Churchill
Sometimes we learn the most about forgiveness when we realize how desperately we need it ourselves. - Glad Munaiseche
We all deserve to be treated with nothing but respect. In order to command respect from others, we must first and foremost respect ourselves. - Julie-Anne
We know ourselves very little. We are not at the center of ourselves, but instead like the Earth in the Milky Way, and the Milky Way in the universe; far out on a distant edge, hearing a little of what is transpiring. - David Eaglemann
The love of money leads many humans to humiliate themselves but this isn't as bad as their disdain towards the poorest. - Daniel Marques
When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves. - Henry Ford
I think it's important as a women to know who you are and what you deserve. We, ourselves set the boundaries of what we choose to accept. Instead of complaining about the men who's actions don't fit your own & move on and find one that does. - Nikki Rowe
By hook or by crook, I hope that you will possess yourselves of money enough to travel and to idle, to contemplate the future or the past of the world, to dream over books and loiter at street corners and let the line of thought dip deep into the stream - Virginia Woolf
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves. - E.M. Forster
Whenever someone introduces themselves as a Master or a Guru, I immediately wonder…If those are the lies they tell themselves, what lies will they tell me? - Steve Maraboli
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves. - Lynn Hall
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums. - G. K. Chesterton
Teachers don't just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills. - Charles Platt
Those who consider themselves good teachers probably aren't. - Joseph Epstein
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead. - James Baldwin
It’s not enough to hear or think about the truth, we must experience it for ourselves if we are to truly know it. - Mada Eliza Dalian
People who concern themselves with the rights of other adults who engage in consensual acts involving sex, love, and/or eating croissants together are damaged and in pain. - Rob Delaney
Rather than a situation where people are naturally finding themselves reading the same thing and then talking about it, some readers are responding to celebrity in the hope that what they read will enable them to join an international conversation. - Tim Parks
People at war with themselves will always cause collateral damage in the lives of those around them. - John Mark Green
I believe that we are all born for greatness yet most of us mire in the mediocrity of life. We become complacent or worse, discouraged and stagnate. We damn ourselves by not progressing. - Toni Sorenson
There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. - Richard M. Rorty
Leadership is the ability to help people and organizations surpass themselves. - Mark Sanborn
Be aware that how you feel has a direct impact on your thinking process. When we set standards for ourselves they seem objective, but standards and goal-setting are totally subjective and personal." From The Biology of Success. - Robert Arnot
What's the matter, you dissentious rogues,That rubbing the poor itch of your opinionMake yourselves scabs? - William Shakespeare
His thoughts were hemmed in. One can only draw curved lines on the terrestrial sphere which, as they extend, forever meet with themselves. At such intersections we always encounter what we have already seen. - Raymond Queneau
Love is the great test of the human. The human is tested by our ability to withstand love. Love is so difficult, it is so challenging, it demands of us that we wreck it with ourselves. It demands of us an honesty that few of us could sustain. - Junot Díaz
Seeing ourselves as others would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them. - Franklin P. Jones
Young Arab men are not going to walk away from extremism because they can suddenly afford a Slurpee. They will walk away when they can devote themselves to a some call to serve a cause that connects nationalism to dignity and democracy and transcends a lifetime. - David Brooks
On the surface, reality may appear the same each day, but in essence, we are new every moment of our lives. The potential for change and growth is unlimited if we allow ourselves to surrender to the flow. - Dorit Brauer
In our frenzied attempts to catch up with life, we run right past it. Once we have run past it, what we are in reality attempting to catch is ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You ask me why I do not write something....I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Florence Nightingale
If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas A. Edison
There is a thin line between confidence, and arrogance. Sadly those people who have no confidence often confuse the two when confronted with a person who possesses belief in themselves. - Sai Marie Johnson
The wisest men tell us that everything, sooner or later, changes. And all change commences with a specific moment. We say to ourselves, "I won't do this again, I must become different." And we succeed--eventually. - Frank Delaney
When we focus on winning the battle for material gains,we end up losing spiritual war.If we had a better self of ethics we would be better prepared to deal with the complicated world in which we find ourselves. - David V. Gaggin
To become successful, one must put themselves in the paths of giants! - Lillian Cauldwell
Dreams disdain fine lines and finishing touches on landscapes they content themselves with thick but representative brushstrokes. - Machado de Assis
Love can be so hauntingly beautiful, waking up past selves that have been wandering aimlessly through the corridors of our soul, for far too long. When someone else can take us from the ghost-town of our inner-selves, to exciting new landscapes, it's worth the risk, just to feel reborn. - Jaeda DeWalt
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. - Edward Abbey
It takes a whole lot longer to pull ourselves together than it takes to fall apart.. - Shilpa Menon
People who produce good results feel good about themselves. - Kenneth H. Blanchard
You gotta dream? You gotta protect it. People can't do somethin' themselves, they wanna tell you you can't do it. If you want somethin', go get it, period. - Steven Conrad
I’m saying that sometimes we don’t want to see the ugliness in others because it means seeing what’s ugly in ourselves. - Brian F. Walker
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. - Walter Scott
We undress ourselves in many ways when we become close friends - Andrews
...what is the use of making everybody rich if the rich themselves are miserable? - Bertrand Russell
I'm a word man. See, there's this theory about the nature of tragedy, that Aristotle didn't mean catharsis for the audience but a purgation of emotions for the actors themselves. The audience is just a witness to the event taking place on stage. - Jim Morrison
Healthy people have healthy boundaries. Unhealthy people, well, let’s not get into that. It’s like this: some people have walls which means they let no one in. This equals unhealthy. Some people let everyone in and let themselves be stepped all over. This equals unhealthy. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
You cannot want more for people than they want for themselves. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future. - Fulton Oursler
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Great leaders get people to admit the truth because they know that dreams are buried under the lies they tell themselves, in order to feel okay with giving up. - Shannon L. Alder
I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity. - Guillermo Cabrera Infante
It is in the deconstruction of ourselves that we begin to build our lives. - Delora Argiro OBrien
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds. - Bob Marley
With making changes, the difficult part of trying to implement a new way, idea or thought, is getting people to believe the effect of your notion, and have them believe in themselves of adapting to something new. - Anthony Liccione
Will there be people who will have the conscience to contribute to the country by changing themselves first? That is the need of the moment. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
When I look out on such a night as this, I feel as if there could be neither wickedness nor sorrow in the world; and there certainly would be less of both if the sublimity of Nature were more attended to, and people were carried more out of themselves by contemplating such a scene. - Jane Austen
The book and I secret ourselvesBehind the paneled door.We merge our thoughts in retrospectOf ancient mystic lore.We spend a pleasant quiet hour,Nor know it passed us by...The easy chair, the shaded lamp,A well-loved book and I. - Edna Moore Schultz
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
We are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
The answer to why we exist does not exist, at least not where most of us look for it. We must look inward not out. We should not ask this question of life, but rather of ourselves - and then answer it. - Glenn A. Maltais
While we have very serious problems with the universe, it is most illogical and most stupid to make wars among ourselves! Let there be peace on earth so that we can fight with the real enemy: The ever-changing unreliable universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If words come upon our minds, we should express them in order to free ourselves from high anxiety. - Saaif Alam
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? - Carl Sagan
In a world so redolent with wonder, how can we allow ourselves to conduct our daily lives with so little insight, such absence of dignity? - Bruce Sterling
Anywhere we go, we will have our self with us; we cannot escape ourselves. - Thich Nhat Hanh
We tell ourselves stories in order to live. We live entirely by the impression of a narrative line upon disparate images, the shifting phantasmagoria, which is our actual experience. - Joan Didion
Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool. - Jane Wagner
I believe, he said gently, we all have a perfect right to make ourselves unhappy if that is what we freely choose. But I am not sure we have the right to allow our own unhappiness to cause someone else’s. The trouble with life sometimes is that we are all in it together. - Mary Balogh
People are perfectly capable of ruining their own lives by very themselves without taking any wrong guidance from outside! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We spend the first half of our lives making ourselves sick, and the second half of our lives trying to make ourselves un-sick. - Kevin W. Reese
What civilization is, is 6 billion people trying to make themselves happy by standing on each other's shoulders and kicking each other's teeth in. It's not a pleasant situation. - Terence McKenna
If we burn ourselves out with drugs or alcohol, we won't have long to go in this business.
It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Sebastian Barry
It is the loose ends with which men hang themselves. - Zelda Fitzgerald
There's a whole category of people who miss out by not allowing themselves to be weird enough. - Alain de Botton
It is impossible to find peace in the world if we can't create peace within ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
When You Are Just You,People Will Always Bring Themselves. - Yaganesh Derasari
My books have very few villains pretending to be righteous, but they are filled with good people who have pretended to be villains so well that they believe it themselves. This is how I like to view reality. - Kenneth Everett
The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves. - Edith Sitwell
We are all One and others are simply reflections of ourselves. When the mirror is cleared, the reflection becomes clean too. - Human Angels
The greatest humanistic and historical task of the oppressed: to liberate themselves... - Paulo Freire
Should' is my all time least favorite word. It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up others and ourselves. - Frank Beddor
I believe that much of the world's sorrow is caused by people who are this, but allow themselves to be treated like that.
It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinions than our own.
May we each find in ourselves the courage we forgot we have, to see the beauty we forgot is inside us, while battling the demons we forgot we can slay, on a battlefield we forgot we can win. - Agnostic Zetetic
Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth. - Iyanla Vanzant
Start Change Ourselves to Better and Then the Global - Jan Jansen
A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap. - Diane Lynn McGyver
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. - John Locke
Empowering beliefs are ideas that launch us forward and help us to become the person we want to be. Empowering beliefs are freeing, encouraging, and inclusive; they nurture and uplift. When we find ourselves harboring a limiting belief, we need to replace it with one that cultivates joy. - Laurie Buchanan PhD
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.(1778 - 1830) - William Hazlitt
The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.
This year, or this month, or, more likely, this very day, we have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people. - C. S. Lewis
Normal people are just freaks who are afraid to be themselves in public. - Anonymous
People who give the best are those who give of themselves your time, talents, words, knowledge. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Coaching is the universal to connect with people, helping them to develop a new perspective, while expanding their inner beliefs and boundaries, equipping them to become the best version of themselves. - Farshad Asl
If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion. - Calvin Coolidge
It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us. - Hubert H. Humphrey
The fearful seek to serve themselves by mastering the world, while the fearless seek to serve the world by mastering themselves. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
To look beyond our horizons is to acknowledge that we’ve hemmed ourselves in by creating them in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We are born to Exist, not to know, to be, not to assert ourselves. - Emil Cioran
And we ask ourselves, if there is a God, how can this happen? Better to ask, if there is a God... must it be sane? - Lucien LaCroix
Through learning we re-create ourselves. Through learning we become able to do something we never were able to do. Through learning we reperceive the world and our relationship to it. Through learning we extend our capacity to create, to be part of the generative process of life - Peter M. Senge
All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness. - Tennessee Williams
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. - May Sarton
A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
We should allow ourselves all pleasures, real or imaginary. - Marty Rubin
The cruelest thing is love that leads us to deal with the parts of ourselves that we do not want to see, and this is what, in fact, we do not forgive each other. - Luigina Sgarro
NW" is full of split selves, people alienated from the very things they thought defined them. Their nostalgia -- for old movies, old songs, buses they don't ride anymore -- is less a salve than a form of pain. - Christian Lorentzen
Petty minds foster petty hearts, and have the funny habit of shooting themselves in the foot. - Adriano Bulla
When we have opened ourselves to give forgiveness or to accept forgiveness we have opened ourselves to touch the Divine. - Genevieve Gerard
Through others we become ourselves. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it as it is to its victims - the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is that nobody really possesses a great kind of power for long. Those who have it on loan from Fate count on it too much and are themselves destroyed. - Paul Hoffman
To eliminate the inner turmoil we must focus our attention inward and act with loving kindness to ourselves—and each other. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
The greatest way to ensure your company’s failure is to appoint leaders who see a divide between themselves and the team; who are more fixated on their elevated role than on the act of leading. - Steve Maraboli
So long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice... - William Faulkner
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men. - Marcus Valerius Martialis
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
Self awareness is key, and the first step in change. We cannot change our world or ourselves without the awareness of what needs to change. To shift the patterns that disempower you, you must get honest with yourself and become aware of what they are. - Eileen Anglin
The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us. - Quentin Crisp
We liked to believe there is an alternate world, a better world, populated entirely by characters created by the yearnings of humanity--governing and inspiring themselves with all the lucidity wit which we rendered them. - Miguel Syjuco
They are dragged to the withered bracken by the load, And they seem not to break; though once they are bowed So low for long, they never right themselves. - Robert Frost
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. - Oscar Wilde
The root of identity crises: we seem to know a lot about ourselves, but we can't tell who we are. Realize your self! - Stefan Emunds
Quitters always believe the lies they tell themselves because delusion is easier to live with than the reality that they settled for an easier path. - Shannon L. Alder
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
Think about yourself because no one has time to think about you. Everyone is busy thinking about themselves. - Debasish Mridha
I am Happy. I love colorful and cute stuffs. Whole my life is all about being happy and to stay positive in my beliefs. I love to inspire people and let them know more about themselves. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Those who find themselves in the "You are going to miss my loving" section Without LOVE are the ones who abused their relationship by not appreciating the person who was giving them the love they no longer have. - Ellen J. Barrier
...we have to surpass ourselves every day, make every day undying. Climb our own personal Everest and do it in such a way that every step is a little bit of eternity. That's what the future is for: to build the present, with real plans, made by living people. - Muriel Barbery
We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too. - Kamand Kojouri
Jealousy shows weakness and we must be strong to except ourselves for who we truly are. - Sarah van Waterschoot
The only person we have the right or the power to forgive is ourselves. For everything else there is the Art of Acceptance. - Rebecca O'Dwyer - Centred Woman
A writer illuminates the lights of her heart so that everyone can see themselves in the mirror of her thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
I think women dwell quite a bit on the duress under which they work, on how hard it is just to do it at all. We are traditionally rather proud of ourselves for having slipped creative work in there between the domestic chores and obligations. I'm not sure we deserve such big A-pluses for all that. - Toni Morrison
We Born, Get Education, Get Jobs, Earn, Spend, Save And Eventually Die. That Can't Be Right. There Must Be Something Important We're Missing. We're Too Busy Following That Same Circle That We Forget Our Main Purpose of Life, To Know Ourselves.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
I wonder whether, perhaps without realizing it, we seek out the books we need to read. Or whether books themselves, which are intelligent entities, detect their readers and catch their eye. In the end, every book is the I Ching. You pick it up, open it, and there it is, there you are. - Andrés Neuman
Imagination is tapping into the subconscious in a form of open play. That is why art or music therapy, which encourages a person to take up brushes and paint or an instrument, and just express themselves, is so powerful. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. - William Cowper
Parents have become so convinced educators know what is best for children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts. - Marian Wright Edeleman
If we need to compete with anyone, we need to compete with ourselves. We need to challenge ourselves to be a better version of ourselves. We need to challenge ourselves to do better every single day. - Akiroq Brost
We are lying to ourselves when we're not contradicting ourselves. - Marty Rubin
There are no souls in the world that are so fearful to judge others as those that do most judge themselves, nor so careful to make a righteous judgment of men or things as those that are most careful to judge themselves. - Thomas Brooks
Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul. Men must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others. - Sir Francis Bacon
Heaven endures and the earth last a long time because they do not live for themselves.
Let's not kid ourselves. Whatever we diagnose, most patients, if they don't die, get well by themselves. Our job is mainly to try to make them feel better; do no harm. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
To test a man's character, give him power. Once people have power they will always reveal themselves. - Zelda la Grange
Martial (the main character of LOCUS SOLUS) has a very interesting conception of literary beauty: the work must contain nothing real, no observations about the world or the mind, nothing but completely imaginary constructions. These are in themselves ideas from an extrahuman world. - Pierre Janet
We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together. - Terence McKenna
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me so much of themselves, helped me find so much of me, and always been there to support when I needed it most. #BandOfBrothers. - Ted Rubin
The world is broken he said, how will you fix it? I don't think anyone can fix it but we can teach ourselves & eachother to focus on the good and the important and maybe little by little this place won't feel so heavy. - Nikki Rowe
1 Corinthians 3:18-19Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become 'fools' so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. - Anonymous
We have the power to shape our lives, by the way we think. Only that to have a progressive life, we must train ourselves into thinking in a certain way. - Ndiritu Wahome
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things [but] there are times when we stop. We sit still. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. - James Carroll
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
Want to help others? Be yourself. You’ll inspire others to muster the courage to be themselves as well. - Kamand Kojouri
We wouldn't want to live in a world where no one believed in themselves enough to make their own dreams come true. - Chris Colfer
Other people can’t cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don’t make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness. - Lama Surya Das
We hurt ourselves the most by hurting those we love and care about - Dru Edmund Kucherera
Facts have a cruel way of substituting themselves for fancies. There is nothing more remorseless, just as there is nothing more helpful, than truth. - William C. Redfield
Mind in language are inseparable. If we violate our language we violate ourselves. - William Zinsser
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves. - George Eliot
Fools commit suicide and think they're doing themselves a favor. - Walter Dean Myers
We have been shown how to fight hate without becoming hate ourselves. We have been given a Companion and a Friend and not just a good idea. We have been given joy in the midst of failure, and not just a way of winning or being right. - Richard Rohr
People think that those who commit suicide are against life—they are not. They are too lusty for life, they have great lust for life; and because life is not fulfilling their lust, in anger, in despair, they destroy themselves. - Osho
Societal peer pressure to conform runs strong, but as more of us continue to think and act for ourselves, rather than be under the influence of group-think, we begin to make more effective choices. - Evita Ochel
We are too prone to make technological instruments the scapegoats for the crimes of those who wield them. The products of modern science are not in themselves good or bad; it is the way they are used that determines their value. - David Sarnoff
We are here not to make something of ourselves. We are here to Be ourselves. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
Good things you have to make happen. Bad things happen all by themselves. - Oliver Gaspirtz
God help those who do not help themselves. - Wilson Mizner
What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. - Albert Pine
Jealousy is the art of injuring ourselves more than others. - Alexandre Dumas
It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
too many left-wing student groups treat no one as badly as students of color or women who consider themselves to be classical liberals, libertarians, or conservatives, or who merely disagree with the actions of progressive protesters on campus. They’re seen as special kinds of traitors. - Conor Friedersdorf
Remember you are the voice for those who cannot talk; you are the protector of those who cannot protect themselves. - Debasish Mridha
To help people, love them. Then, they help themselves. - Vironika Tugaleva
We are alone by birth, but we conceal the truth from ourselves till death. - Junaid Raza
This is our skin and nobody has the right to crumple us like a paper only to find another skin to write on, and then another, ruining people like they’re pages, like they are somehow replaceable. Because that will only leave our delicate and fragile selves into a tattered mess. - Heema Shirvaikar
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves. - Dorothy Parker
The emotional states are liberated inside water, we calm down emotionally, we become more sensitive, we are able to "touch" deeper ourselves and other beings. Empathy is echoing back to us giving subtle vibrations from the realm of the senses. Find your water ~ - Grigoris Deoudis
Art is the process of relationship. Through art we create and share ourselves. - Destiny Allison
Broken people are beautiful. They have to put themselves back together every day. - Robert Tew
We will make ourselves comfortable and sleep, and eat as much as we can stuff into our bellies, and drink and smoke so that hours are not wasted. Life is short. - Erich Maria Marque
Everyone wants everyone to be perfect for them, but they don't want themselves to be perfect for others... - Anonymous
We never see ourselves the way we truly are, do we, Will? The mirror lies to us. - Rick Yancey
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit - E.E. Cummings
Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves. We don't need a political movement for children... [we need to] build environments and policies for our collective future. - Sandra Meucci
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. - Emily Brontë
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves - Sir Edmund Hillary
We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us? - Richard Bach
All sorts of darkness and evil are now hiding themselves under the umbrella of religion, Christianity, church etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Our children may learn about the heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves the architects of the future. - Jomo Kenyatta
Besides, men aren’t worth your time anyway, Letti. If we women spent as much time on ourselves as we do fretting over men, we’d be invincible! Work on yourself because at the end of the day, you’re the only person you can trust. - S.R. Crawford
Believe in your characters with all your heart, & they will believe in you. Only then will they trust you enough to reveal themselves. -RCSJR - Robert Clifton Storey Jr.
The greatest thing about our times is that you don't need permission to express yourself the way you wish. Sometimes people tell themselves they can't do it, because they're missing this or that, but historically, specialization is a recent convention. Most of us are born natural polymaths. - Nuno Roque
When we have no reason to be happy we often think to end ourselves, We often think we have no one in this world, it happens when our loved ones leave us and make us alone in this vast universe. - Debolina
Between ourselves, there is no such thing, abstractly, as a 'good' book. A book is 'good' only when it meets some human hunger or refutes some human error. - Christopher Morley
It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It’s not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds. - Augustine of Hippo
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
Should is my all time least favorite word. It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up others and ourselves. - Frank Beddor
God helps those who help themselves. - Anonymous
To truly understand poetry one must understand themselves from within one’s self. - Richard M. Knittle Jr.
What we say about ourselves is always a form of fiction. - Marty Rubin
We are all searching for love, some at the bottom of a bottle, some at the casino, some in the eyes of a new lover. The more we search outside ourselves, we more desperate we become. We suffer not because love's unavailable, but because we are not looking in the right place. - Vironika Tugaleva
Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. - Mitch Albom
The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point... We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn. - José Rizal
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves. - Richard Feynman
But hurry, let's entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed. - Federico García Lorca
Before hurting anyone, especially those who cannot protect themselves, feel their pain with your heart. Take care of them as your little child. - Debasish Mridha
Humans are naturally scared and confused beings. They not only fear the unknown, as they live fearing themselves... - Luis Marques
To ease the loneliness of the bridges, visit them sometimes! The forgotten ones must be remembered! Create some memories with them so that they will feel themselves less lonely! Memories are the enemies of solitude. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Funny how things work themselves out. Things happen that split up family and friends, then things happen that bring them back together. Everyone is in your life for a reason. My hope is for all the reasons to be good. Those who love you never lose touch, are always consistent, and unquestionable. - April Mae Monterrosa
Change in ourselves equals change in our society. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. - Socrates
We can regret something that we did , we can regret something that we didn't do; but the only thing that we can not afford to regret is regretting being ourselves - Hisham Fawzi
Vulnerability brings honesty. We become most honest with ourselves when we are faced with real fear around a situation or an outcome. Yet many still stay in their comfort zone, listening to their own excuses and lies. - Tony Curl
We can’t turn our true selves off and on situationally and expect them to carry and sustain us. Rationing creativity results in bipolarism of the spirit. Our creativity is also our life force. When we turn it off and on like a spigot, we start to become less and less able to control the valve. - S. Kelley Harrell
I believe that we are living in an unprecedented time of change. The real danger for society is that people resist, ignore or run away from massive changes in their lives and consequently do themselves long-term damage. - Adele Theron
We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings. - Albert Einstein
Active netizens need something often to say or share, but only a person who is true to oneself knows who amongst them truly care and who only project themselves to be fair. - Anuj Somany
None but ourselves will put the concrete on our road to success. - T.A
Self leadership requires us to lead and motivate ourselves. But it looks a heck of a lot like schizophrenia during a ropes course. - Ryan Lilly
It is only when we first do what we are SUPPOSED to do, that we set ourselves to be successful at what we WANT to do - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
We are only now on the threshold of knowing the range of the educatability of man -- the perfectibility of man. We have never addressed ourselves to this problem before.
If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. - Paul Eldridge
Believe in people, they fly for a day. Teach them to believe in themselves, they soar for a lifetime. - A.D. Posey
Rich people don't elicit much sympathy.It is not about how to save, invest, spend, hide and give away money, but unmasking the true nature of money, how it works.Be the one to create the system that supports the kind of society we desire for ourselves and the future generation. - Prince Akwarandu
Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do it enough to impress themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much. - Zora Neale Hurston
We all must pay the price to be our genuine selves. - Ethel Russell
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. - Susan Ertz
Creativity is a basic biological drive to engage in meaningful conversations with ourselves & the world around us. - Sara Saltee
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future. - John Ruskin
The second direction of prayer lies in us addressing our own circumstances and changing them ourselves - Sunday Adelaja
May God give us much more grace eagerly devote ourselves for the Great Commission. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves. - Ellen Goodman
No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land. - Rod McKuen
Bad people need a law to prove themselves but A good people don't need a law to prove themselves - Prerna Banswal
When there is injustice someone should speak. When there is unfairness someone should act.We cannot have liberty and justice for all if we only want it only for ourselves. We must serve God in humble righteousness. - Tom Krause
Men are under as strong a compulsion to invent an ethical setting for their behavior as spiders are to weave themselves webs. - John Dos Passos
If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized. - Lysander Spooner
There will always be one or two things bothering the person next to you. And if that person happens to be looking heavenward, it’s because it helps us to remind ourselves that God is bigger than our problems. - Joyce Rachelle
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. - Albert Pike
Maybe if we love ourselves healthy we will all heal? - Nikki Rowe
We improve whenever we respect that bullish inner voices of our better selves. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. - Victor Hugo
Children don't understand, when things aren't given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table. - Anthony Liccione
If your success is not amazing to your critics, it disturbs, infuriates, and frustrates them, and if they're not careful; may go hang themselves and go to hell. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The sad truth about bigotry is that most bigots either don't realize that they are bigots, or they convince themselves that their bigotry is perfectly justified. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Age is just reality we create for ourselves. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
I don't really believe anything I say. Because the nature of my work concerns the spaces between the words, rather than the words themselves. - Ram Dass
It is, of course, we who house poems as much as their words, and we ourselves must be the locus of poetry's depth of newness. Still, the permeability seems to travel both ways: a changed self will find new meanings in a good poem, but a good poem also changes the shape of the self. - Jane Hirshfield
Always remember: When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
The philosophy of project-based homeschooling this particular approach to helping children become strong thinkers, learners, and doers is dependent upon the interest and the enthusiastic participation and leadership of the learners themselves, the children. - Lori McWilliam Pickert
Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused. - Unknown
Originality, not Intelligence, is the sign of a brilliant Author. All the Education in the world won't help someone who can't think for themselves. - A.M. Sawyer
Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking of what we want to become. Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking about who we don't ever want to be again. Everything we do is part of who we are. How we choose to use those memories, to motivate or to submit is entirely up to us. - Shane Niemeyer - The Hurt Artist
we compose our life in stories we tell ourselves - John Geddes
To write is to release the soul. So write. What right have we to leave a thing of such beauty bottled within ourselves? - Brian A. McBride
We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. The fact that we are never of one kind, that we never love without reservations and never hate with all our being cannot prevent us from seeing others as wholly black or white. - Eric Hoffer
When we free ourselves from desire, we will know serenity and freedom. - Guatama Buddha
No One is Unlucky in this World"! ..!!! "But Ups and Downs created by ourselves". - Nasir
Perfection is, however, not to be sought in the future, as we are fully capable of experiencing it here and now, if we abandon ourselves into the present moment and allow the pleasure of Existence take us with it. - Frank Wanderer
People who want to change everything in the world but never think of changing themselves are clapping with one palm. - Subhan Zein
Our relationship with the world can only be better when we know ourselves well! - Hira Shahid Kazim
The issue is becoming so absorbed in positioning ourselves ahead of everyone else that life becomes nothing more than an endless strategy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity? - Elie Wiesel
It is so amazing to see how lots of people can beguile themselves to believe that they have not been caught as who they actually are by the post or thought that they like, comment, say or share online and, most surprisingly, continue to regale themselves with the netizens of their type only. - Anuj Somany
We are all of us born with a letter inside us, and that only if we are true to ourselves, may we be allowed to read it before we die. - Douglas Coupland
Who hasn't been told "love you?" I don't put much stock in such words because it's the "I" that gives "love you" its true essence and intimate meaning, so unless someone can bring themselves to say "I love you," don't subtract from the significance by saying something less. - Donna Lynn Hope
maybe in some cases, people see us fall and crack, see us as a failure. We gotta live with it, i live by our own code we shouldn't be ashamed if we fall, for every fall we get up and pick up ourselves a larger chance we win the next time because we learned. - jinnuljr.
Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. (Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens) - Friedrich von Schiller
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. - C.G. Jung
It's what we think of ourselves that matter - Kendall Schmidt
Then, people expect women to be that easy to understand, and women are mad at themselves for not being that simple- When in actuality, women ARE complicated. Women are multifaceted. Not because women are crazy . But because people are crazy, and women happen to be people. - Tavi Gevinson
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience. - Friedrich Nietzsche
All know that they must die; but many are deceived by picturing to themselves death at such a distance as if it could never come near them. - Alfonso Maria de Liguori
Too many are sorry where they should be assertive, and nearly moved to aggressive radical action, where they should be apologizing to themselves first, and then the world at large. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong, allow them to experience life on their own terms, allow them to take the subway... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves. - C. JoyBell C.
The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. - Lois McMaster Bujold
In dreams we see ourselves naked and acting our real characters, even more clearly than we see others awake. - Henry David Thoreau
Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves. - Wayne Coyne
When we understand people; when we understand situations;when we understand what matters;when we understand the why’s, the what’s and the how’s;when we understand the trigger of actions, we least inflict pain on ourselves and unto others. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Much of what we think of as human evolved long after the use of tools. It is probably more correct to think of much of our structure as the result of culture than it is to think of men anatomically like ourselves slowly developing culture. - Sherwood L. Washburn
Broken people are so beautiful. They have to put themselves back together every day. - Robert Tew
If we weren't all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting we couldn't endure it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Happiness depends upon ourselves. - Aristotle
Nothing can change for them, because they themselves can't change anymore. - Michael Ende
Men have sacrificed and crippled themselves physically and emotionally to feed, house, and protect women and children. None of their pain or achievement is registered in feminist rhetoric, which portrays men as oppressive and callous exploiters. - Camille Paglia
Most of the time, our fight is all about saving us from ourselves. - Akshay Vasu
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie
In the wander land, we engage ourselves in writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
He helps others most, who shows them how to help themselves.
The only antidote to the unnerving effects of such incoherence is integrity. People and organizations with integrity are wholly themselves. No aspect of self stands different or apart. At their center is clarity, not conflict. When they go inside to find themselves, there is only one self there. - Margaret Wheatley
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them. - B.R. Ambedkar
Real geniuses would like that what we think of ourselves is true. - Dejan Stojanovic
We love ourselves notwithstanding our faults, and we ought to love our friends in like manner. - Cyrus the Great
Understanding is a word that I cherish. Understanding is what helps us to love before we judge. Understanding helps us to know more of ourselves and do the same to others. - D'Andre Lampkin
Some people’s self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When people talk to themselves they should listen more. That's how writers are born. - Marty Rubin
Society teaches us that everyone is entitled to their own opinion. The bill of rights informs us that we have the right to keep it to ourselves. - Brian Randleas
Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves. - Robert Anton Wilson
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves. - Salma Hayek
I don't think people are meant to be by themselves. That's why you actually find someone you care about. It's important to let go of the little things, even if you can't let go all the way. Because nothing sucks more than feeling all alone, no matter how many people are around. - Scrubs J.D
We can choose to humble ourselves by conquering enmity toward our brothers and sisters, esteeming them as ourselves, and lifting them as high as or higher than we are. - Ezra Taft Benson
We need to start asking ourselves, does religion make people narrow minded or open minded? - Unarine Ramaru
The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance. - Peter Drucker
We put ourselves through hell and that is hell. - Marty Rubin
I find it sad that too many do not understand themselves, or their potential. They don't even take the time to get to know their unconsciousness. You can truly learn so much, by simply getting to know the "you" that is behind the reality of yourself. - Lionel Suggs
A bitter awareness that everything is a sensation of mine and at the same time something external, something not in my power to change. Ah, how often my own dreams have raised up before me as things, not to replace reality but to declare themselves its equal - Pessoa
When we better ourselves we are improving our world! - Isa Zapata
Sometimes or most of the time, we need to remind ourselves that we're not a KID anymore. - B.C. Yaras
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. - Lawrence Clark Powell
It is not enough just to believe in Christ. We have to believe that He believes in us so we can believe in ourselves. That’s a sentence that deserves a re-read. - Toni Sorenson
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
We can never controlThe World, but from Ourselves we are the Master. - Jan Jansen
Untraumatized people have a natural instinct to make healthy decisions in the best interest of their true selves. They are only limited by their immaturity and the brokenness of their external world. - Daniel Mackler
We all have the power within us, to make something of ourselves, the thing is very few believe it. - Nikki Rowe
Beauty is a matter of perspective.Darling keep in mind that those standards that you’re trying so hard to meet were made by imperfect beings themselves. Love yourself more. - dandelionlady96
The primary cause of disorder in ourselves is the seeking of reality promised by another. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
It is within the families themselves where peace can begin. - Susan Partnow
Our Heavenly Father did not form us and place us on this planet so that we would manage on our own. Neither does the popular saying, God helps those who help themselves, hold any water. The Truth is we all need help. Those who look strong and contained on the outside may not be so on the inside. - Eve Juurik
Human beings don’t necessarily exist inside of (or correspond to) the neat racial, gendered or national boxes into which we often unthinkingly place them.It’s a mistake to ask literature to reinforce such structures. Literature tends to crack them. Literature is where we free ourselves. - Mohsin Hamid
We need to learn ourselves before we can understand what really annoys us! - Auliq Ice
The good news is that as fragile as fearlessness may be, it is also a personal quality that we can foster in ourselves. - Gerhard Casper
A hero stands up to the villain in themselves. - Ricky Maye
We try so hard to make ourselves lovable, and yet each layer of this mask puts another wall around us a wall that keeps love out. - Vironika Tugaleva
Narrative secrets are not the same as human mysteries, a lesson that novelists seem fates to forget, again and again; the former quickly confess themselves, and fall silent, while the true mysteries go on speaking. - James Wood
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. - Joseph P. Thompson
When we will learn to be nonjudgmental with ourselves and to others this world will see the peace forever. - Debasish Mridha
The world is so exquisite, with so much love and moral depth, that there is no reason to deceive ourselves with pretty stories for which there's little goodevidence. - Carl Sagan
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others. - John F. Kennedy
Ah, this dear old planet! All is clear now. We know ourselves; we now know of what we are capable. - Albert Camus
It is not those events outside of our control which we should allow to define us. Instead, the definition of who we choose to be is dictated by how we deal with these outside events within ourselves. - Tony C. Skye
Cookbooks are almost a substitution for a lost sense of culture. People want some other life than the one they're living, so they buy a cookbook with pictures and imagine themselves as part of that life. - Mark Miller
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
A poem is a frozen momentmelted by each reader for themselvesto flow into the here and now. - Hilde Domin
So often our power lies not in ourselves, but in how we help others find their own strength. - Amy Lee Peine
The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly. - Henry David Thoreau
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. - Marie Curie
Nobody knows much about women, not even Freud, not even women themselves. But it's like electricity: you don't need to know how it works to get a shock on the fingers. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
He is always doing something--the very best thing, the thing we ourselves would certainly choose if we knew the end from the beginning. He is at work to bring us to our full glory. - Elisabeth Elliot
The most powerful control we can ever attain, is to be in control of ourselves. - Chris Page
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes and completes them by what is deepest in themselves.
Our attitudes are the results of who we believe ourselves to be. - Justin Young
You really haven't changed, you've just become more of yourself. That is really what were all trying to do: become more of ourselves. - Oprah Winfrey
I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world. - Meryl Streep
My friend...care for your psyche...know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves" - - Socrates
Regardless of the religious tradition, spiritual path, or personal perspective we choose to embrace, the potential exists for it to encourage and uplift every aspect of our being and to affect the types of goals we may choose to set for ourselves. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Clever people enjoy saving gold and declares themselves as wealthy or very rich, but a wise person gives away and keep well away from it and declares themselves far richer than those people who saves it. - Darren Paul Thorn
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven. - William Shakespeare
We can be redeemed only to the extent to which we see ourselves. - Martin Buber
We all have strategies to distract ourselves from what we cannot bear. Memory, for example, serves such a function. - Paul Park
Start Change Ourselves to Better and Then the World - Jan Jansen
The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong. - Pierre Charron
If you do not have the strength to forgive,then compel themselves and continue in that, do not write bad words.For all that you write, is your own burden, you're gonna wear.So just write nice! - Sanel Alić
No matter how qualified or deserving we are, we will never reach a better life until we can imagine it for ourselves and allow ourselves to have it. - Richard Bach
At times we convince ourselves, we have something to lose but in fact, who you are and your being remains intact. - Unarine Ramaru
We preoccupy ourselves with what we had or what we want to have at the expense of what we have. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
No good can come from beating ourselves up for falling down—for feeling unhappy when we want to feel just the opposite. - Toni Sorenson
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing. - Sylvia Plath
The hand of God is wonderfully evident at those times when He pens stories whose lines we ourselves are far too fearful to pen or whose imaginations are far too limited to envision. And I would unashamedly suggest that the Christmas story is that very story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When people say they try to find themselves, their inner self, to understand the meaning of life I smile and I say, instead why don't you create yourself and give a new meaning to your life - Anubhav Mishra
We freed ourselves from gods and kings, now we have to free ourselves from ourselves. - Marty Rubin
The great would not think themselves demigods if the little did not worship them. - Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste
But love is blind and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit; For if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy. - William Shakespeare
People who imagine themselves to be self-made seldom enjoy examining the process of manufacture in detail.
America does not need a permission slip to defend ourselves. - George W. Bush
in exceptional circumstances exceptional in that all circumstances in life are exceptional, especially those which are nothing in themselves and come to be everything in their results. - Álvaro de Campos
For there comes a day on which we will see a mirror of judgement; to gaze not on man, but within ourselves. what cometh on that day in you? truth or despair? love or hate? - Robert Vanleeuwen
This attitude is basic human nature. We'd rather look outward and blame others for ills that befall us than point the finger at ourselves. - Amish Tripathi
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - Francois de Fenelon
You make me understand how wonderful it is for little lizards when they find that one special rock that's perfect for sunning themselves on. You make me lizard-happy. - Randy K. Milholland
When I am not paying attention to my children, they appear to desperately need it. When I am giving them my full attention, they seem just as happy to play by themselves. It is as though they need to be certain of my attention in order to play their own games and ignore me. - Sarah Ruhl
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners - Laurence Sterne
The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves." - - Bob Proctor
Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored. - Terence McKenna
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. - Thomas Merton
Hate no one; hate their vices, not themselves. - J. G. C. Brainard
In evaluating ourselves, we tend to be long on our weaknesses and short on our strengths. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Our natural state is trustin ourselvesin othersuntil we learn differentlythen we hurt as we try to unlearn ituntil it dawns on our hearts that if we live and act with pure intentwe do not need trust. - Cathrine Lødøen
Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility, equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear. - Grigoris Deoudis
Today, people in Baghdad can watch themselves being bombed - what a horrible, magical world we live in!
True Leaders possess good core values and will align themselves with like thinking people to grow their leadership and prosper in Integrity~bns - Bluenscottish
We become great, not by changing the world, but by loving the world and changing ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
If the clients can be shown the saving in money on the purchase of a product, they themselves give often multiple reasons to the seller as why his goods or services offer a value for money. - Anuj Somany
From horses we may learn not only about the horse itself but also about animals in general, indeed about ourselves and about life as a whole. - George Gaylord Simpson
We all need mirrors to remind ourselves who we are. ‪#‎ThoughtOfTheDay‬ ‪#‎author‬ ‪#‎writer‬ ‪#‎thinking‬ ‪#‎Happiness‬ ‪#‎motivation‬ ‪#‎positivity‬ ‪#‎humanities‬ #RT @roshan_b - Roshan Bhondekar
The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves. - Abraham Lincoln
Science is a way humans try to tell themselves the truths. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
If he is a God of sound judgment, that sound mind must be revealed in people who identify themselves with him on daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
Sick is a relative concept. We’re all sick. The question is, what degree of functionality do we have with respect to the rules society sets for desirable behavior? No actions are in themselves symptoms of sickness. You have to look at the context within which these actions are performed. - Jo Nesbø
...most people unconsciously dream themselves out of their goals. They dream so far past their current reality—or what's currently possible—that they end up abandoning their goals and damaging their own self-esteem. - Lisa Nichols
Waiting accentuates our helplessness, ant that is what God seems committed to revealing. Only when we know ourselves to be helpless do we fully experience his grace and glory. We have to wait for it. - Marcia Lebhar
We are with ourselves 24/7, so we should try to treat ourselves with the most kindness, love and respect. - Karen A. Baquiran
My hunger for writing will die when I have bled for the humans that never found the strength to find the words themselves - Christopher Poindexter
The person from whom we need love most is ourselves. - Charles F. Glassman
Even things in a book-case change if they are alive; we find ourselves wanting to meet them again; we find them altered - Virginia Woolf
I try to make the music give people a chance to become engrossed with what they hear enough to possibly experience things they've probably experienced on their own but don't normally let themselves go so as to feel them fully. - Oliver
Love lasts about seven years. That's how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. - Françoise Sagan
I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt. - Maya Angelou
Yes, please leave us, the mere presence of beings like yourselves is intensely painful to us. - Gene L. Coon
The power of hiding ourselves from one another is mercifully given, for men are wild beasts, and would devour one another but for this protection. - Henry Ward Beecher
I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. - Thomas Jefferson
Time is standing still. We are measuring ourselves by how far we are going. - Debasish Mridha
Patience is the path to opportunities. We gain patience through prayer and meditation. Within that vein, we never consider ourselves having failed. - Ellen J. Barrier
Art teaches something we all need to learn, especially about people who are different from ourselves: "To see things the way they truly are, sometimes you have to look more deeply. - Ron Hall
The saxophone is the cocaine of the woodwind family, the sax teacher continues. Saxophonists are admired because they are dangerous, because they have explored a darker, more sinister side of themselves. - Eleanor Catton
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
The world is waiting for us to graduate from ourselves. - Shannon L. Alder
Good fiction often gives us characters in extremity, which ironically gives us a clearer mirror in which to see ourselves. - Sarah Van Arsdale
Every good product I've ever seen is because a group of people cared deeply about making something wonderful that they and their friends wanted. They wanted to use it themselves. - Steve Jobs
Our gods, if we choose to believe in them, must be forced to live up to ethics that far surpass our own human standards. If they fall short of the ethical conditions we place upon ourselves, what use are they to us - except to rationalize our own failures? - Stifyn Emrys
People take often selfie with a celebrity to post it on their social media account to show merely themselves as famous personality, but usually end up giving him/her only somewhat publicity. - Anuj Somany
Mormons invented themselves just as other religious and ethnic groups invented themselves. But Mormons did so in such a singularly impressive way that we will probably always remain baffled as to how exactly it happened. - Laurence Moore
Many who despise you believe it is the only way to lift themselves up. Many who want to be like you do not know who you really are. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Only a few of us believe in reality of dreams and actuality of love; but we all devote ourselves to that uncertainty and hesitation. - M.F. Moonzajer
The unknown characters of writing seem to be endowed with an evil of life of their own as though sentient, and fain would wrest themselves forth from the parchment and wreak mischief on whomsoever gazes upon them. - E. Hoffmann Price
When we try to understand another, we reveal ourselves, and in revealing ourselves we are able to be understood. Our heart declares itself to another heart, and that which is common between us becomes the bridge over which understanding crosses. - Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living in the Spirit of the Prayer of St. Francis
Being human makes us one. Being uniquely ourselves makes us individual." - Nancy S. Mure, Author of Unidentical Twins - Nancy S. Mure
The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. - Richard M. Rorty
Let us watch well our beginnings, and results will manage themselves.
It is precisely by binding things together that traditional visions perpetuate themselves and the prejudgments contained within them; and it is by insisting on prising things apart that we have liberated ourselves from them - Ernest Gellner
I think the purpose of life is to know who we are to ourselves and others, to know where we are in terms of time and place, and to do what we can to stay alive. what happens thereafter is the purpose of death. - pfano percy rathogwa
Success follows those who champion a cause greater than themselves. - George Alexiou
Love makes me naked;Propinquity's a harsh master;O the songs we hide singing to ourselves! - Theodore Roethke
All sin is ultimately irrational. Though people persuade themselves that they have good reasons for sinning, when examined in the cold light of truth on the last day, it will be seen in every case that sin ultimately just does not make sense." Wayne g - Wayne A. Grudem
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say. - Cyril Connolly
A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry; But were we burdened with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain. - William Shakespeare
Facts, like living things, have a value in and of themselves and demand respect. Yet some people use them as means to an end, and dismiss them as soon as they are done using them. - James Rozoff
A mind wanders, thoughts flee and memories fade. But tattoos, tattoos are forever. And if it is true to say that we carry ourselves with when we travel - then the body may very well be a beautiful canvas for the timeless lessons we learn and will learn when we travel. - lauren klarfeld
The experience of history should lead us to hope and strive to make the world better, not to despair and resign ourselves to fate. - Alan Beattie
I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how its done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves. - Brendan Behan
Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms. No other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves. - Herbert W. Boyer
We are all goofs of ourselves no matter how perfect the lives of some may seem. But when we embrace our flaws and work with it, sometimes, just sometimes, we get it right. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Miranda was dark, like a midnight sky. But as she fell, her eyes shone like stars themselves. - Dyls Downs
We're all prostitutes sir we're all selling ourselves for something - Saira Viola
Some of the world's biggest challenges can be solved by some of the world's most marginalized communities themselves. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn’t want to meet, - Stephen Hawking
The more we try to stop others from falling, the more we hurt ourselves. - Laure Lacornette
Being human makes us one. Be uniquely ourselves makes us individual." - Nancy S. Mure, Author of Unidentical Twins - Nancy S. Mure
Opportunities present themselves only to the patient, man and beast, and only they take advantage of those opportunities. - Jiang Rong
Ye may kill for yourselves, and your mates, and your cubs as they need, and ye can;But kill not for pleasure of killing, and seven times never kill Man! - Rudyard Kipling
How many geniuses die undiscovered, not only by others but, more sadly, by themselves? - Joyce Wycoff
I am pessimistic about the human race because it is too ingenious for its own good. Our approach to nature is to beat it into submission. We would stand a better chance of survival if we accommodated ourselves to this planet and viewed it appreciatively, instead of skeptically and dictatorially. - E.B. White
Though it be honest, it is never good to bring bad news: give to a gracious message an host of tongues; but let ill tidings tell themselves when they be felt. - William Shakespeare
Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.- - Langston Hughes
Copywriters, journalists, mainstream authors, ghostwriters, bloggers and advertising creatives have as much right to think of themselves as good writers as academics, poets, or literary novelists. - Sara Sheridan
When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves. - Chuck Palahniuk
True friends are not mirrors where we can always see ourselves reflected in a positive light. - Shannon L. Alder
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities. - Sophocles
We should not allow ourselves to be deceived by our outward show of ‘civilized’ manners and ‘cultured’ social behavior into believing that self-concern, desirous attachment, aversion, and indifference are steadily losing their hold over us. - Stephen Batchelor
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company. - Milan Kundera
Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - rassool jibraeel snyman
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come. - C.S. Lewis
Communism is what happens when, in the name of Mind, men free themselves from God.
Every totalitarian Communist considered themselves as a Socialist first and foremost. - A.E. Samaan
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
We are solitary. We can delude ourselves about this and act as if it were not true. That is all. - Rainer Maria Rilke
When the momentum of mindfulness is well developed, it works like a boomerang; even if we want to distract ourselves, the mind naturally rebounds to a state of awareness. - Joseph Goldstein
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves. - Gene Fowler
He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
Talent is a faucet. When it is on, one must write. Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance. - Jean Anouilh
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others. - Bertrand Russell
Regardless of whether a relationship brings us joy or sorrow, each relationship gives us the opportunity to grow stronger, nobler, and more compassionate with ourselves and others. - Tamela Rich
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality - Emily Dickinson
That government is best which governs the least because its people discipline themselves. - Thomas Jefferson
[I] never talk about gratitude and joy separately, for this reason. In 12 years, I've never interviewed a single person who would describe their lives as joyful, who would describe themselves as joyous, who was not actively practicing gratitude. - Brené Brown
The silent bear no witness against themselves. - Aldous Huxley
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
I wonder, with all the flowers in the garden, how many of them ever think of hanging themselves with the garden hose, if ever they can. - Anthony Liccione
As individuals, great writers from Villon to Diderot to Voltaire toRousseau to Byron or Shelley have often shown themselves to beirresponsible, selfish, mean or sometimes even cowardly people. Their lives were drab or self destructive or reckless.We read them for their Words, not for their deeds. - Max Vegaritter
As mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. - President George Washington
Our mind is our soul and we do not have any other soul. The concept of soul has been invented by ourselves to ease our fear of death. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Liberty will not descend to a people. A people must raisethemselves to liberty. It is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed. - Charles Caleb Colton
We solely choose how we interpret something said, a behavior or action of another. No one can make us feel anything we don’t choose for ourselves. - Renee Cefalu
There is as much difference between us and ourselves as there is between us and others. - Michel de Montaigne
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. - Agnes Repplier
Sometimes the things we loose sleep over are the parameters we set for ourselves, not the ones that God has set for us. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
We simply rob ourselves when we make presents to the dead. - Publilius Syrus
Imagination only fails us in the end, when the stories we tell ourselves have to stop. - Joy Williams
The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn't deliver the goods. - John Maynard Keynes
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. - Plato
Only until all human beings begin to recognize themselves as human beings will prejudice be gone forever. People ask me what race I am, but there is no such thing as race. I just answer: "I’m a member of the human race. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
But let no person say what they would or would not do, since we are not judges for ourselves until circumstances call us to act. - Abigail Adams
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
We do not see the world through a window, but through a mirror. Everything we discern is comparatively held to the vision with which we see ourselves. - LeeAnn Taylor
When beggars die, there are no comets seen; the heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes. - William Shakespeare
Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves. - Louise Bernikow
It's the words we whisper to ourselves that make us who we are. - Marty Rubin
I don't think each of us receives one harvest only--an after-death sort of payment for services rendered. I think we all get a lifetime full of little harvests--those small miracles that stand out from the rest of life, when we are one with nature, each other, and ourselves. - Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard
Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie. - William Shakespeare
Bullies were only triumphant when they made other people feel smaller than they themselves felt. - Jessica Haight and Stephanie Robinson
We like to see our future through our children; they are the reflection of the best of ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
If you wish to befriend someone, look for a person who loves first God then themselves. If they love God, they will be able to love their neighbor, too. - Petar Dunov
At the fall, we became alienated not only from God and other people but also from ourselves. - R.C. Sproul
We should not look for more in others,Rather find more within ourselves. - Morris R. Gates
But sometimes the lies we let ourselves believe are for our own good. - Rob Thomas
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet. - Brendan McGinley
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. - Peter Ustinov
Till we recognize what’s sick and messed up about ourselves this world is gonna stay sick and messed up. - Lacey Sturm
The role of any person in this world is to be themselves without damaging the rest. We are important as long as the rest "is". - - Rossana Condoleo
This is the postmodern desert inhabited by people who are, in effect, consuming themselves in the form of images and abstractions through which their desires, sense of identity, and memories are replicated and then sold back to them as products - Larry McCaffrey
We are meant to do the work of angels for we are often disguised from ourSelves. - Paresh Shah
Most of the time, we try to tell ourselves "I'm confident" or "I'm doing well." But then, in a moment alone at home, you feel how close you are to some kind of abyss. - Christian Tetzlaff
Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - from "justifying" ourselves. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When does one become free from all tubers (of the mind)? When one becomes free of kashayas (anger-pride-deceit-greed). Kashays (anger-pride-deceit-greed) are tubers themselves. - Dada Bhagwan
It is our attitude toward events, not events themselves, which we can control. Nothing is by its own nature calamitous -- even death is terrible only if we fear it. - Epictetus
Don't ever think you're alone here,We've just been trapped in different hells,And people aren't against you dear,They're just all for themselves. - Erin Hanson
People who kill time are themselves not alive. - Amit Abraham
Acknowledge your inner child. Even though we have found the light in ourselves today, we sometimes forget to heal old wounds of our past. Your inner child still needs to be loved in order to heal the complete self. - Karen A. Baquiran
I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we ever were before! - C. JoyBell C.
She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence. - Nikki Rowe
Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather. - Bill Hicks
Kindness in looks and words and ways is true politeness, and any one can have it if they only try to treat other people as they like to be treated themselves. - Louisa May Alcott
The best way to live in this real world is to free ourselves of demons and tribal gods. - Edward O. Wilson
failure is normal expression of an action's re-action. learning is secondary in this process .it is only prime to recognize true capacity within ourselves.it is a tool to transform the same person in new one with new value and outlook towards the same old world. - ratna m.munshi
We're reaching the point where the Earth will have to end the burden we've placed on her, if we don't lift the burden ourselves. - Steven M. Greer
When we believe in ourselves, everything becomes easy and possible. - Debasish Mridha
Isolation is a way to know ourselves. - Franz Kafka
We are a product of love, so why stop loving ourselves and others. - Vishwas Chavan
Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.
We have to be honest to ourselves to see honesty in others. - Debasish Mridha
The most sexually active women need marriage the most to validate themselves. Why not do an orgy to see who proposes? - Kent Lamarc
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it. - Abraham Lincoln
Grief. This is what it does to people. It makes them strangers to themselves. - Allen Zadoff
Best friends are literal and figurative life savers that we should thank as often as possible for rescuing us from ourselves. - Joshunda Sanders
If human beings are the most intelligent creatures on earth, why is it that the other less intelligent creatures realise themselves in their group of spieces that they are the same despite the difference in colour or condition, while humam beings don't - Nathanael Kanyinga
Excellence! We all want it from others and we should want it from ourselves. - Glenn C. Stewart
The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions. - Noam Chomsky
We divided ourselves among caste, creed, culture and countries but what is undivided remains most valuable: a mere smile and the love. - Santosh Kalwar
We celebrate beauty in life and all its possibility so we open it up for others and at the same time for ourselves. - Jay Woodman
Even with the Boy Scouts admitting openly gay youths, its exclusion of LGBT adults teaches our children by example what the organization really thinks about them and what they should think about themselves. - DaShanne Stokes
The reason as to why we are attracted to our opposites is because they are our salvation from the burden of being ourselves. - Kamand Kojouri
For centuries we have been ripped apart by the hands of others as well as ourselves. Our personalities have been conditioned to become disconnected from our most Earthly ancestral knowledge. The days of disconnectedness are over. We must begin anew. - Dacha Avelin
We are all bounded with each other on the basis of our beliefs and values; when we question those values, we are certainly left alone, away from our families, friends and the dear one. And that is a cost benefit analysis we all make and we keep satisfying ourselves with the status quo of situations. - M.F. Moonzajer
All for ourselves and nothing for other people seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
I don't need to be tame, because dragons choose their partner by themselves. - Olivia Sinaga
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The difference between writers and readers is similar to the difference between expressionism and impressionism. Writers want to express themselves and readers want to be impressed. - Claire Amber
When you love yourself, you teach those around you how to love themselves. That love will change the world into what it was intended to be. - Eileen Anglin
The novel remains for me one of the few forms...where we can describe, step by step, minute by minute, our not altogether unpleasant struggle to put ourselves into a viable and devout relationship to our beloved and mistaken world. - John Cheever
Kindness is the universal language of pure love, so let us express ourselves with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
It is easy to smile in the face of a challenge, when we believe in ourselves that we won't back down. - Ellen J. Barrier
At every turn, girls - even the most carefully raised and deeply loved - are surrounded by a popular culture that exhorts them to think of themselves as sexually disposable creatures. - Caitlin Flanagan
I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. - Ronald Reagan
Ultimately evil is done not so much by evil people, but by good people who do not know themselves and who do not probe deeply. - Reinhold Niebuhr
The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars. - Carl Sagan
I finally realized that being a role model doesn't mean people are encouraged to be like me -- they're encouraged to go out and be more of themselves.
We travel to see the reflection of our minds on the mirror of changes so that we may enrich ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Some even peek through their computer screens to see themselves on FB as others see them, in order to be sure of who they really are. In effect, they have become self-voyeurs! - Nicos Hadjicostis
The thing about perspective-changing events is that they usually don't announce themselves as such. - Andrea Goeglein
The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead. Economists set themselves too easy, too useless a task if in tempestuous seasons they can only tell us that when the storm is past the ocean is flat again. - John Maynard Keynes
Why do people always expect you to trust them? With all the shit that goes on in this world, I don't know why anyone expects my trust just because they are unverifiably, according to themselves, a nice guy. Who the hell defaults to trust? - Malka Older
The shortest short-term investment is to serve ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but ourselves. - Brian Tracy
As long as it’s an every man for himself kind of world, men will always be for themselves. - Mayor Bentley in 'Tilt - Ashley Chappell
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others. - Ambrose Bierce
The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is - Phillips Brooks
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves. - Peter McArthur
‎"If a person is not willing to take responsibility for themselves, it does not excuse them from not taking responsibility when their bad choices affect others. - L.M. Fields
Faith changes us - faith in something intrinsically good, something other than ourselves, something bigger than ourselves. - Donna Goddard
Many talk about flowing against the wind, but its only fools, who goes against the wind. The wise one’s, simply adjust themselves with the flow of the wind. - Roshan Sharma
Often times we allow ourselves to become impatient, by viewing God’s promises based on our human knowledge. Our thoughts and ways are irrelevant in his judgment to grant any of our requests. We need to have patience and trust in God for answers to our requests. - Ellen J. Barrier
I think that being a soul in flesh is really challenging and we should all give ourselves more credit. - S. Kelley Harrell
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When our Journey of life is like a Train with Some Stops but Always can reach to a destination which can make ourselves and others happy, then we are on the good way. - Jan Jansen
The idea of losing control is one that fascinates controlled people such as ourselves more than almost anything. - Donna Tartt
Maybe I should just lie quietly inside you while our old selves slip in and out of the back rooms of the soul. - Richard Jackson
When we look up at the sky, we are trying to find the way back to ourselves - Jostien Gaarder
Deep within ourselves, we find the inner being, the inner source of love, which is our true nature. Love is the only reality, because only love works. - Swami Dhyan Giten
There is no such thing as destiny. We ourselves shape our lives. - Giacomo Casanova
People who develop the habit of thinking of themselves as world citizens are fulfilling the first requirement of sanity in our time. - Norman Cousins
Love worth giving is love perfected on ourselves. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
A need for many candles may arise in every nation’s history to light up the darkness in the country. Most of the time, the youth is the very candles themselves! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everybody loves to hate a sinner; reading stories about them makes people feel better about themselves. - TyCobbsTeeth
Politician talk themselves red, white, and blue in the face. - Clare Booth Luce
All too often, we mask truth in artifice, concealing ourselves for fear of losing the ones we love or prolonging a deception for those we wish to expose. We hide behind that which brings us comfort from pain and sadness or use it to repel a truth too devastating to accept. - Emily Thorne
The first and most enemy that we have are ourselves. - Abdulsalam Unshur
Although we look at ourselves as One, in the real world we always experience ourselves as TWO. - Joey Lawsin
Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them. - Lewis Mumford
Results speak for themselves while intentions often fall short of promises. - Mika Lo, wHow contributor
The great can protect themselves, but the poor and humble require the arm and shield of the law. - Andrew Jackson
We claim to have the light in the Church yet we want to lock ourselves within the four walls of that same Church. - Sunday Adelaja
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
Humans are not a commodity, nor is our humanity. Fight to save the lives of those who can not save themselves, and in turn, you will have saved your soul. - L.M. Fields
Grown ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I want to change the pop world one sequin at a time. Artists tend to take themselves way too seriously and don't enjoy the fun of making an impact on culture. I just have a good time and sequins represent a good time. - Lady Gaga
Let us speak courteously, deal fairly, and keep ourselves armed and ready. - Theodore Roosevelt
Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. - Tony Schwartz
The essence of oppression is that one is defined from the outside by those who define themselves as superior by criteria of their own choice. - Andrea Dworkin
The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay only once for every mistake they make. But not us. We have a powerful memory. We make a mistake, we judge ourselves, we find ourselves guilty, and we punish ourselves. - Miguel Ruiz
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves. - Thomas Jefferson
In a race between danger and indecision, the difference between life and death comes down to confidence. Faith in our abilities, certainty in ourselves and the trust we put in others. - Emily Thorne
(about cats) They also resist our calls to come, to move, to obey, to present themselves, to do all the things that dogs do so easily. This drives some people crazy. Cats do not even care what drives us crazy! - Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
No one is exempt and everyone's pain has a different smell. At night, when all the colours die,they hide in pairsand read about themselves—in colour, with their eyelids shut. - Craig Raine
If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn't be a problem. - George Harrison
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little. - Plutarch
Run your own race. Fear creeps in when we compare ourselves too much with others. - Sanchita Pandey
When we know ourselves to be connected to all others, acting compassionately is simply the natural thing to do. - Rachel Naomi Remen
When someone tries to make life miserable for you, remember, they are fighting a losing battle with themselves. - Amitav Chowdhury
All great things must first wear terrifying and monstrous masks, in order to inscribe themselves on the hearts of humanity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
As humans, it is in our nature to focus on picking ourselves up while the whole world falls apart. - Joshua Teya
We need to find the light within ourselves, so we can see our true worth. - Imania Margria
It may well be that we talk about sex more than anything else; we set our minds to the task; we convince ourselves that were have never said enough on the subject...where sex is concerned the most long-winded, the most impatient of societies is our own. - Michel Foucault
People rely too much on their lifelong instincts. Their perception is divided by necessary obedience, which they themselves have become too weak to liberate themselves from. I'd let the Devil read me the bible, before I trusted the Words of God or the Mind of Man. - Lionel Suggs
We learn to make a shell for ourselves when we are young and then spend the rest of our lives hoping for someone to reach inside and touch us. Just touch us—anything more than that would be too much for us to bear. - Bill Russell
Self-observation helps us to refocus within, to balance ourselves and to be in the present moment.... - Jacqueline Ripstein
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. - Victor Hugo
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community, that have no care but for themselves, and whose care for themselves reaches little further than impatience of immediate pain, and eagerness for the nearest good. - Samuel Johnson
We will find true peace only when we learn to see that there is no difference among ourselves, realize that we are different manifestations of one, and we love each other as brother and sister. - Debasish Mridha
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.
Stories are one of the most powerful ways in which we communicate ideas among ourselves. They are the stuff that brings us together, the things we celebrate, the things we share with one another. - Robert Stephen Parry
If everyone empowers themselves with power of their love, there will be only happiness and no war. - Debasish Mridha
We all need to be mocked from time to time, lest we take ourselves too seriously. - George R.R. Martin
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. - Victor Hugo
Each of us have been born with the potential for greatness. We are equals. That doesn't mean we are born into equal circumstances, or have equal skills. What we do have in common, though, is the ability to apply ourselves to achieving that which we desire. - Justin Young
The key to happiness? Find someone who would rather you be happy than themselves and then you treat them the same way. That way, no matter what, you are both trying to insure the OTHER person's happiness and in turn, yours is undeniable. - Sharon Swan
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves. - Brendan Behan
The poor themselves can create a poverty-free world. All we have to do is to free them from the chains that we have put around them! - Muhammad Yunus
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves. - Marilyn Manson
Our thoughts of literary renaissance should always center themselves on the removal of superstition, meanness, indignity and ignorance. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
...life - whatever else it is - is short... maybe even if we're not always so glad to be here, it's our task to immerse ourselves anyway: wade straight through it, right through the cesspool, while keeping eyes and hearts open. - Donna Tartt
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves. - Marianne Williamson
Perserverance: Outlasting the most rash, pessimistic, cowardly naysayers; those first in line to deny us the dreams never tried. Ourselves. - R.S. Guthrie
To the ordinary, opposite, means hatred. Every person sees themselves as love. To the extraordinary, opposite means opportunity. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I think that it is infinitely wiser to accept the fact that we’re afraid, for in accepting our fear we are in no way granting it the power to crush us. Rather we are finally empowering ourselves sufficiently so that we can crush it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When Christians sing about the wrath of God, we are singing about ourselves. - Russell D. Moore
When One judges another, they unconsciously allow themselves to be judged. - Steven Farmer
Don't let a corrupt Media and Criminal Government continue to Brainwash You. THINK FOR YOURSELVES JAMAICANS WHILE YOU STILL CAN! - Alecia Thompson
Our lives are the Journey we take to find our true selves! - Alyssa Gonzalez
I think many people kill themselves simply to stop the debate about whether they will or they won't. - Susanna Kaysen
I simply cannot understand the passion that some people have for making themselves thoroughly uncomfortable and then boasting about it afterwards. - Patricia Moyes
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves. - Wilhelm von Humboldt
If to have breasts is to be human, then to save them is to save ourselves. - Florence Williams
The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself. - C. JoyBell C.
if you fooled a person, don't think he or she is a fool...it means, they trusted you more than themselves... - Michael J Herbert
It doesn't matter who started it or what it's really about...war usually ends up sucking most for women. Even when we're not fighting the battles ourselves, we somehow always end up with the lion's share of the suffering. - Brian K. Vaughan
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it. - Abraham Lincoln
Those who doubt themselves will doubt you. Those who limit themselves will try to limit you. Do not fight them. Smile, go your own way, and trust that your example is enough. - Vironika Tugaleva
This isn’t like a job we have while we go to college. This is what we like feed ourselves with. - Annie Baker
Some people drip wax on themselves like a human chianti bottle to see if they feel anything….but getting a wicker basket to fit them is a fiasco - Josh Stern
They judged me like they would judge themselves and that's what they could never understand, we are all human but we are not the same. - Nikki Rowe
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. - Malcolm X
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, None but ourselves can free our minds. - Bob Marley
In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
They suppress the truth rather than take the consequence of telling it, and in so doing prove themselves a part of the human family. - Frederick Douglass
The most beautiful thing that you can show people is how to reveal their own beauty to themselves. - Debasish Mridha
men are undoubtedly more in danger from prosperity than from adversity. for when matters go smoothly, they flatter themselves, and are intoxicated by their success - John Calvin
We may think of ourselves as static anti-heroes, but in reality we're dynamic protagonists just waiting for our courage to kick in. - Justin Alcala
We read deeply for varied reasons, most of them familiar: that we cannot know enough people profoundly enough; that we need to know ourselves better; that we require knowledge, not just of self and others, but of the way things are. - Harold Bloom
ACCUSE, v.t. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. - Ambrose Bierce
We must believe in ourselves or no one else will believe in us; we must match our aspirations with the competence, courage, and determination to succeed.
We often end our journeys without beginning them. We learn about the world without knowing ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Philosophers, for example, often fail to recognize that their remarks about the universe apply also to themselves and their remarks. If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so. - Alan W. Watts
if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves. - Junot Díaz
I fear the many faces, many personalities in me. Sometimes I fail to understand my self and become deceived by my various selves. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
Many surround themselves with luminaries, but in so doing they dull their own sparkle. If you want to shine bright, look to the heavens and see how the brightest star always stands apart from those lesser shining stars. - Stephen Richards
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds. . . to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations. - Abraham Lincoln
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright. - Oprah Winfrey
There is more than enough for everyone. Any idea of lack and so its experience comes from fear. Fear powers greed, which encourages people to save for later just for themselves. - Raphael Zernoff
Women should not feel obliged towards any men for eternity. They earned this privilege by gathering berries, digging roots, picking wild rice, and chewing the skin to make it soft for 999 thousand years, while the men were having fun in the open chasing deer and fighting among themselves. - Vinko Vrbanic
Caring About What Others Think Of You Is A Waste Of Time. Most People Don’t Have A Clue What To Think Of Themselves. - Zane Baker
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be. - Jane Austen
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. - Voltaire
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? - Friedrich Nietzsche
Are we friends? or are we foes? ... That kind of thing... You decide... For yourselves!!! - Eiichiro Oda
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand. - Plato
We don't ask a flower any special reason for its existence. We just look at it and are able to accept it as being something different from ourselves. - Gwendolyn Brooks
The light is amber, the air still; the daylilies have folded in on themselves. Soon, the hooded blue of dusk will fall, followed by the darkness of night and the sky writing of the stars, indecipherable to us mortals, despite our attempts to force narrative upon them. - Elizabeth Berg
Pessimistic" is a word for "realistic" that optimists use to make themselves feel better (about their unrealisticness). - Claire
He had a theory that musicians are incredibly complex, and know far less than other artists what they want and what they are; that they puzzle themselves as well as their friends; that their psychology is a modern development, and has not yet been understood. - E.M. Forster
Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but ... life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. - Gabriel García Márquez
Loyalty, trust, we both know those don’t exist toward others in our world. We prize ourselves above all others. To deny that would make you the biggest liar there is." - Marko Delacroix - Alaska Angleini (Lure (Marko Delacroix series))
Should’ is my all time least favoriteword! It’s this sort of guilt inducing, finger wagging word that we use to beat up ourselves andothers. - Frank Beddor
To be deceived by our enemies or betrayed by our friends in insupportable; yet by ourselves we are often content to be so treated. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
An unpublished writer should doubt themselves. They should constantly wonder whether what they’re creating has merit. And then, having doubted, they should take up their pen and see if they can’t make it better. - Johnny Rich
Of course we need to accept ourselves as we are, but we can't stop there. We also need to value ourselves enough make needed changes. - Steve Goodier
Once we forget those who have contributed time and effort in making an endeavor successful, we forget ourselves. - Beem Weeks
We have to care what someone thinks of us. We are incapable of seeing ourselves [sometimes]. - Darnell Lamont Walker
There are no worse oppressors than those who have been oppressed themselves for they will justify all means of self-preservation, including persecution and oppression of others, to the extent of, and worse than that which they had endured. This will weigh heavily on the souls of future generations. - H.N.Ellessy
The elements of life do not segregate themselves, unless they are human. - Zephyr A. McIntyre
So many of us are causing pain and suffering to ourselves on daily basis, because we do not know the value of life. - Sunday Adelaja
We must be willing to fall flat on our faces. Fearlessly putting ourselves out there is simply a required part of the process. At the very least, it results in the gift of humility and, at best, the triumph of our human spirit. - Jill Badonsky
We need to get rid of hate, envy, jealousy, discord in ourselves, so we can reach a solution in terms of peace in order to feel that time has come for human happiness. - Chico Xavier
We ourselves are made of Stardust. - Carl Sagam
If literature has engaged me as a project, first as a reader, then as a writer, it is as an extension of my sympathies to other selves, other domains, other dreams, other territories. - Susan Sontag
With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. - Friedrich von Schiller
Women who display themselves as sex objects do not represent women as a gender anymore than the chippendales or Ron Jeremy represent you. Women are not a homogenous group who all get together to decide how or who they will be. - Anonymouse
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
All things are possible to those who believe in themselves. Live a life without limits. Believe in yourself. Break through the ceiling of limitation. Develop high confidence and connect yourself to total success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie
It is distressing how often we repeat ourselves. When we ask questions, we know the answers already. We've grown accustomed to horizontal communication, flatlining banalities and droning insignificance. - Louisa Hall
Perception is the lie that we convince ourselves exists - Melissa Bradley
We are selfish, my illness and I. We think only of ourselves. We shape the world around us into messages, into secret whispers spoken only for us. - Nathan Filer
Life takes up one long, winding road to fulfill its seemingly endless journey, and when we find ourselves stumble upon forks in the road, we choose wisely. - Amani Abbas
Maybe we're all ongoing stories, defined at various stages of life, or whenever people oblige us to declare ourselves. Fiction is marvelous for studying this, allowing the writer and reader to leap decades in a sentence. No other art lets you bend time as much. - Tom Rachman
Love me like today is the last day we can see stars in the sky, let us sleep under them and throw ourselves into the oblivion and never again reach out for reality. - Akshay Vasu
One of the greatest of human follies is that we think we know ourselves so well, that we know how we would act under any conditions, that we would under any circumstance 'do the right thing.' Well, as many have discovered, you don't really know what you'll do in the dark till the lights go out. - James Carlos Blake
Retribution often means that we eventually do to ourselves what we have done unto others. - Eric Hoffer
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: it exists merely in the mind which contemplates them. - David Hume
You'll be happy if you'll remember that men don't change much. Women do. Women adapt themselves, and if you think that means they lose their individuality, you're wrong. Show me a happy marriage and I'll show you a clever woman. - Elizabeth Cadell
We may have an education, but we are living on a bride between knowledge and wisdom. We think of ourselves as educated, but we may not always be wise. - Debasish Mridha
Some girls say that they are by themselves because men today don’t have anything to offer. - Auliq Ice
I would wish that people would accept people for who they are, not be judgmental, allow people to live their lives and enjoy themselves and that would be my wish for people. - John Barrowman
To inquire into the intricacies of a distant landscape, then, is to provoke thoughts about one’s own interior landscape, and the familiar landscapes of memory. The land urges us to come around to an understanding of ourselves. - Barry López
Without enthusiasm then what we have surrounded ourselves with becomes worthless. - Stephen Richards
The world will change for the better when people decide they are sick and tired of being sick and tired of the way the world is, and decide to change themselves. - Sidney Madwed
The true challenge in understanding the people is if the most people don’t understand or they don’t want to understand that they ought to be understanding about themselves. - Anuj Somany
We never know how high we areTill we are called to rise;And then, if we are true to plan,Our statures touch the skies.The heroism we reciteWould be a daily thing,Did not ourselves the cubits warpFor fear to be a king. - Emily Dickinson
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napoleon Hill
We human beings regard ourselves as (or compare ourselves to) animals only when it suits us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Those who have castrated themselves from all sin for the sake of the kingdom of heaven, are blessed; they abstain from the world. - Clement of Alexandria
I'm very aware we are the first generation ever to have such incredible opportunities to express ourselves publicly to a worldwide audience. - Sara Sheridan
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves. - Sophocles
Let’s train ourselves to not hate each other. We all come from the same consciousness in the mind. - Allan Wesler
A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke - Vincent Van Gogh
You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions. - Dalai Lama XIV
Most people aren't appreciated enough, and the bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves. No one throws ticker tape on the man who chose to be faithful to his wife, on the lawyer who didn't take the drug money - Peggy Noonan
I don't believe fine young ladies enjoy themselves a bit more than we do, in spite of our burned hair, old gowns, one glove apiece, and tight slippers that sprain our ankles when we are silly enough to wear them. - Louisa May Alcott
When someone is hurt andwe hear ourselves saying"I don't understand, why"PAUSEAt the pause, ask "What am I missing here ?"At the pause, stop judging, stop reacting,get curious and believe their hurt stateAt the pause, tap into their heart and mind.Now see how this pause transforms the conversation. - Wordions
When we are self-aware, we are able to reach beyond ourselves and objectively assess others... allowing us to meet them where they are at, seeing into their needs and struggles, so we can understand the way they experience life, even if it is vastly different from the way we experience, our own. - Jaeda DeWalt
We make a home for ourselves, every time we work on something: actors, writers, singers, building these little nests in our gypsy souls, in place of the ones we so seldom seem to make in our own lives. And then suddenly it's over, and we have to start again. - Alan Brennert
When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. - Confucius
[M]aybe the most any of us can expect of ourselves isn't perfection but progress. - Michelle Burford
They prefer a God of an altogether softer flavor. Nothing too extreme. Complaisance, not magnanimity. They do not think upon the God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God. They prefer to think in terms of God liking them. That’s the God they’ve conjured for themselves. - Geoffrey Wood
(K)ids are savages who haven't learned to lie to themselves yet, and they don't flinch from the truth. - Brendan McGinley
The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity. - Robertson Davies
The problem we have in the world is that most people don’t take the time to develop themselves, even though they’ll readily spend that time on many useless and irrelevant things. - King Samuel Benson
Until you experience real loneliness, you shall never know what real loneliness is. So many people feel miserable and lonely just because they ignore their inner man, create a gap between themselves and their inner man, and neglect their true self! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. - Bible
It's easy to take the time to stop and smell the roses but one must be willing to give of themselves enough to also stop to admire and understand life's weeds. 10/2015 - Colleen Dougherty
Everything changes as you move through three stages of awareness:first, that beliefs are the result of conditions;second, that beliefs are the cause of conditions;and third, that beliefs are themselves conditions. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
With my simple writings I want to change the mindset of humanity so that they themselves can create a positive new world where they can live with dignity and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Start to Better Ourselves and Then the Global. - Jan Jansen
If we really want to know, who we are and recognize our identity, we have to find out the identity of the others. By making friends with the others, we are able to make friends with ourselves. At that moment, we can sense how everything falls into place. ( Steps in the unknown" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Words are what sticks to the real. We use them to push the real, to drag the real into the poem. They are what we hold on with, nothing else. They are as valuable in themselves as rope with nothing to be tied to. - Jack Spicer
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. - Carlos Castaneda
One thing is clear to me: we, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves. - Barbara Jordan
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others, that in the end, we become disguised to ourselves. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
How ever do we praise ourselves, our fancies are more giddy and uniform, more longing, wavering, sooner lost and worn, than women's are. - William Shakespeare
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way. - Michael Jackson
The ultimate decision [of wearing hijab] must be that of the individual. Western opinions on the hijab or burkas are rather irrelevant. We don't get to decide for Muslim women what does or does not oppress them, no matter how highly we think of ourselves. - Roxane Gay
Reaching beyond ourselves, exceeding our mind is not a simple thing. It is, in fact, impossible–one half of the Ego is trying to exceed the other. - Frank Wanderer
Everybody finds themselves sometimes deficient in what they need, and put to inconvenience ... the richest people may easily be without something they want, and that is practically to suffer poverty. Accept such occurrences cheerfully, rejoice in them, bear them willingly. - Francis de Sales
An all-out attack on evolutionist thinking is possibly the only real hope our nations have of rescuing themselves from an inevitable social and moral catastrophe. - Ken Ham
I've heard many say "I'll sell my soul to the Devil"in hopes of gaining money, power or fame.Why do they think that they have that much worth over any other person?And the Devil if there is one wouldn't simply wait for them to condemn themselves on their own - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
We judge ourselves by what we are capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too. - Voltaire
Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves to release us from the shackles of our past. The pain of those who wounded us may linger but it needn't overshadow our happiness. - Jaeda DeWalt
For Jesus, it was about the Father and us. It was not about Him. Could we say the same about ourselves? From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
Ego is this this higher conscious concept that we have of ourselves and we feel that we must live by it with a closed mind. We can be Self Aware of this concept or purely just blinded. I think the answer to this problem is being Self Aware and changing our current perception for the better. - Matthew Donnelly
As the most powerful people in history, we have climbed to the top of the world food chain, so to speak. Facing not one single enemy or predator who poses to us any danger of consequence, we've found the only prey left: ourselves. - Gavin de Becker
I didn’t know then that young girls were a sort of poison, infectious to the man of age; and that men of age justly take woman of age to cure themselves of the diseases of youth. - Roman Payne
Bercelak’s kin kept themselves busy by sharpening weapons, reading, talking, or setting things on fire with small bursts of flame. - G.A. Aiken
The very essence of politeness is to take care that by our words and actions we make other people pleased with us as well as with themselves. - Jean de La Bruyère
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. - Anatole France
When creativity is seen as more important than facts, we will find ourselves in a world where problems are solved more often than spoken of. - Tarryn Tomlinson
Of all knowledge, the wise and good seek mostly to know themselves. - William Shakespeare
Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barriers! - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It is only when we can look inside and learn to love deeply that which resembles uncut gravel within ourselves that we will be blessed to find it filled with diamonds. - Alice Nicholls
When we are in constant pain, we cannot empathize with others, nor can we help them. It is only when we allow ourselves to open up to our own nourishment that we are free to feed the rest of the world. And thus, to attend to one's own suffering is the most selfless act. - Vironika Tugaleva
We are not as important to most people as we are to ourselves. As a matter of fact, we are—to most people—not important at all. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Art gives those unexpressed parts of ourselves permission to be felt and spoken. - Jaeda DeWalt
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. - Marie Curie
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter. - William Shakespeare
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered either by themselves or by others. But for the Civil War, Lincoln and Grant and Sherman and Sheridan would not have been discovered, nor have risen into notice. - Mark Twain
The hardest calling in our lives is to be truly ourselves. - J.R. Rim
What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves. - Paul Valéry
The most important gifts we can give our children are confidence in their ability to remake themselves again and again and the tools with which to do that job - Anders Ericsson
Only a demon would prevent a person from saving lives or fulfilling their life mission. There is no reasoning with the devil. Stand with pride because your heart is filled with the goodness of helping others, while theirs is filled with helping themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, And the greatest good is little enough: for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
To value riches is not to be covetous. They are the gift of God, and, like every gift of his, good in themselves, and capable of a good use. But to overvalue riches, to give them a place in the heart which God did not design them to fill, this is covetousness.
Making God a man is the consolation prize that our forefathers gave themselves for not being the ones who were each blessed with a vagina. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...and I wondered, not for the first time, if some of life's tragedy arose when people put themselves in situations they were not by nature suited for. - Charlotte Rogan
If the whole universe can be found in our own body and mind, this is where we need to make our inquires. We all have the answers within ourselves, we just have not got in touch with them yet. The potential of finding the truth within requires faith in ourselves. - Ayya Khema
Sometimes life holds more than people allow themselves to see. Such individuals may continue to live as though they are blind for eternities before realizing they were merely clamping their eyes shut. - Emily Herr
It's a symbiotic process, writing. What I am makes the books—not part of me, all of me—and then the books themselves inform the sense of what I am. So the more I can be, the better the books will be. - Jeanette Winterson
The funny thingaboutadvice is,we always tellothersthe thingswecannotreally doourselves. - Robert M. Drake
Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experienceWe all ultimately want a pain free existence, unfortunately circumstances of unrest bring to light the spiritual laws designed to play themselves out in the everyday experiences of the human race. - Brian Edward Arsenault
We don't notice things change. We know that things change, we've been told since childhood that things change, we've witnessed things change ourselves many a time, and yet we're still utterly incapable of noticing the moment that change comes--or we search for change in all the wrong places. - Arkady Strugatsky
If they really want us to be happy, they'd let us pick ourselves. - Lauren Oliver
We move forward by having confidence within ourselves, with hope for a greater purpose. - Ellen J. Barrier
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. - Alexander Pope
Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation. - Balroop Singh
People wrap themselves in their beliefs. And they do it in such a way that you can't set them free. Not even the truth will set them free. - Michael Specter
To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we realize how uncommonly difficult the discovery of individuality is. - C.G. Jung
I have seen people starting the fire with water, turning every breeze into a storm, create chaos out of peace. Few people are meant to destroy everything and themselves no matter what, and if you hold on to them long they will take you into their abyss and tear you into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
That conversation with the taxi driver suddenly made clear to me the essence of the writer's occupation. We write books because our children aren't interested in us. We address ourselves to an anonymous world because our wives plug their ears when we speak to them. - Milan Kundera
There are two types of people in this world: Those who make it their life's work to rid themselves of all pain and suffering... and Artists. - Gregor Collins
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life. - Jane Addams
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves. - Oscar Arias Sanchez
The way we distinguish ourselves is by showing our individuality. - Elisa Camahort
What would life be if we didn't shake and wake ourselves up once and a while - Heather Richards
The pens sharpen Islamophobia! No such thing. Primitive Middle Eastern religions (and most others) are much the same Islam, Christianity and Judaism all define themselves through disgust for women's bodies. - Polly Toynbee
I do so love hearing people speak passionately on any subject, other than themselves. - Ged Thompson Liverpool Poet
Love is blind. Love of money is blind. Greed and money make people forfeit the quiddity of life, banish them from what is essential and alienate them from themselves. They lose their identity and become drifting exiles. ( "Money rocking and rolling" ) - Erik Pevernagie
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. (O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us.) - Robert Burns
Seeing ourselves as others see us would probably confirm our worst suspicions about them. - Franklin P. Adams
We each have the innate ability to heal ourselves. To empower ourselves with natural solutions, instead of succumbing to life-altering chemicals. There's a time and place for pharmaceuticals, but it shouldn't be the first answer, nor the only form treatment. - Dana Arcuri
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience. - Leo Rosten
If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who helps themselves. Power is in the act of humility. - Patricia Amis
A great tragedy is occurring. Millions of people are dying prematurely. These people are killing themselves and they don’t even know it. - Tim Loy
We must first achieve peace within ourselves. Only then can we take that peace out into the world and invite others to make similar changes. - Auliq Ice
Let the readers do some of the work themselves - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another. - William Shakespeare
If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves. - Maria Edgeworth
Don't make homes out of hollow hero's that don't know how to save themselves. - Nikki Rowe
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
No longer will we (women) agree to protect the hearth at the price of extinguishing the fire within ourselves. - Celia Gilbert
You are a good leader when your actions inspire others to do good for themselves and for others. - Debasish Mridha
Sensitive people care when the world doesn't because we understand waiting to be rescued and no one shows up. We have rescued ourselves, so many times that we have become self taught in the art of compassion for those forgotten. - Shannon L. Alder
One reason we have children I think is to learn that parts of ourselves we had given up for dead are merely dormant and that the old joys can re emerge fresh and new and in a completely different form. - Anne Fadiman
Out of fear, out of the desire for approval, out of misguided notions of duty, people surrender themselves--their convictions and their aspirations--every day. There is nothing noble about it. It takes far more courage to fight for your values than to relinquish them. - Nathaniel Branden
The being called God...bears every mark of a veil woven by philosophical conceit, to hide the ignorance of philosophers even from themselves. They borrow the threads of its texture from the anthropomorphism of the vulgar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. - John Buchan
We dig holes for ourselves, of comfortable living, and it’s hard to see just how deep down you are until you suddenly want to take a look at the world up there, some fresh airand realise you can’t get up. You’re too far down. - Charlotte Eriksson
It is only because of their stupidity that they are able to be so sure of themselves. - Franz Kafka
We lose ourselves in things we love. We find ourselves there, too. - Kristin Martz
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity. - C.S. Lewis
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
Life becomes much more easier when we do what we say and when we say what we do. Having courage to be ourselves is a gateway to freedom and happiness. - Raphael Zernoff
Proverbs 22:7 "The rich rule over the poor and the borrower is slave to the lender."Galatians 5:1 "do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - The Holy Bible
When they try to judge you,remember, they themselves are judged.When they try to condemn you,remember, they themselves are condemned.When they try to break you,remember, they themselves are broken.When they try to hurt you,remember, they themselves are hurting. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks. - Woodrow Wilson
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
To talk of humans as 'transcendent' is not to ascribe to them spiritual properties. It is, rather, to recognize that as subjects we have the ability to transform our selves, our natures, our world—an ability denied to any other physical being. - Kenan Malik
Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves. - Swami Vivekananda
The religious scholars I have consulted are passionate about the need for political leaders to educate themselves in the varieties of faith and to see religion more as a potential means for reconciliation than as a source of conflict. - Madeleine Albright
Don't argue about the difficulties. The difficulties will argue for themselves. - Winston Churchill
We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us. - Stephen Covey
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." - George Carlin
As Christians, we call ourselves people of faith, but how much practical faith do we really have? - Lisa Bedrick
We see the world, not as it is, but as we are -- or, as we are conditioned to see it. When we open our mouths to describe what we see, we in effect describe ourselves, our perceptions, our paradigms. - Stephen R. Covey
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
Let us compete with ourselves, not with others. - Debasish Mridha
We dream of the future, to distract ourselves from the present, in order to forget the past.Heal the past, live in the present and don’t rush to the future. Life is a journey and it will all be over before you know it. - L.J. Vanier
Most people see themselves a certain way their entire lives. When they go through a massive change, such as losing weight, they have to learn to see themselves in a new way. It is one of the biggest struggles her members deal with on their journey.
They who employ force by proxy are as much responsible for that force as though they employed it themselves. - Herbert Spencer
It is such a strange fact that memories of people are more loyal and more faithful than the people themselves! When a person dies or leaves us, his memories yet stay with us! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To see through the illusion of duality, remember that fear and darkness have no substance in themselves, for they do not indicate the presence of a second universal force, but are only names given to the one Light unperceived. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The pains we inflict upon ourselves hurt most of all. - Sophocles
The fault, dear Brutus, lies not in our stars, but in ourselves if we are underlings.
Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me. - Zora Neale Hurston
When men do not know their assignment on earth they kill themselves psychologically and emotionally, wallowing in different careers and meddling in dreams of others. They become restless and engage in unhealthy competition - living unfulfilled lives - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others. - Unknown
Stories are epically important to how we view and interact in the world around us. We define ourselves, our abilities and even our goals by the stories we believe and share. These stories become part of our personal view of our world. - Lyssa Danehy deHart
We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent we have discovered afterward that much was accomplished and much was begun in us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can depend on nobody in this world, and sometimes we even betray ourselves - Dean Cavanagh
You never hear someone called beautiful who neglects themselves. - Toni Sorenson
Words to intrigue, inspire, examine, question, praise; Words to help us appreciate our world, our selves, our games; Words to dance our true soul fires gracefully free. - Jay Woodman
I don't know about you, but I practice a disorganized religion. I belong to an unholy disorder. We call ourselves "Our Lady of the Perpetual Astonishment - Kurt Vonnegut
We can only forgive the world to the extent that we forgive ourselves for being in it. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Encourage literally came from "in courage." The courage is put "into" you from outside. Our character and abilities grow through internalizing from others what we do not possess in ourselves. - Henry Cloud
And yet this self, containsTides, continents and stars―a myriad selves,Is small and solitary as one grass-bladePassed over by the windAmongst a myriad grasses on the prairie. - Cecil Day-Lewis
We shall never arrive at true meekness by any other way than by humiliating ourselves and by honoring others from the depth of our hearts. - John Calvin
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. - Herman Melville
There is left us ourselves to end ourselves. - William Shakespeare
It is imperative for our mental health that we surround ourselves with like minded people. - Rob Martin
Jace said that the cast of Gilligan's Island could do something anatomically unlikely with themselves. - Cassandra Clare
A people are as healthy and confident as the stories they tell themselves. Sick storytellers can make nations sick. - Ben Okri
Religiously strict people, who judge themselves without mercy, are also those who have most often spoken ill of mankind in general.
When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. Sell not liberty to purchase power. - Benjamin Franklin
Publishers are just middlemen. That's all. If artists could remember that more often, they'd save themselves a lot of aggrevation. - Hugh Macleod
Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges! - Jim George
The gods help them that help themselves. - Aesop
The more a nation gets into darkness, the more it's going to hate the light. The more it's going to run from the light. And we have a generation of people who have given themselves to darkness, and they've embraced atheism, because it gets them away from moral responsibility to God. - Ray Comfort
Non nobis solum nati sumus.(Not for ourselves alone are we born.) - Marcus Tullius Cicero
I think the mystery of art lies in this, that artists’ relationship is essentially with their work not with power, not with profit, not with themselves, not even with their audience. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Our universe grants every soul a twin-a reflection of themselves -the kindred spirit - And no matter where they are or how far away they are from each other- even if they are in different dimensions, they will always find one another. This is destiny; this is love. - Julie Dillon
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
There is no hate without fear [...]. Hate is fear crystallized, fear objectified. We hate what threatens our selves, our dreams, our plans, our freedom, our place in the world, our place in the hearts of the people we love. We fear first. Then we hate. - Paulina Simons
Have patience with everything unresolved in you heart and try to love the questions themselves. It is possible to live and not know. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The myriad choices of his fateSet themselves out upon a plateFor him to chooseWhat had he to lose - Lou Reed
If one comes to the sense that they have arrived, they no longer feel the need to submit themselves to the process of learning and growing. This is a dangerous mindset to carry. The day that we stop learning is the day we stop living. - Jenelle Dancel
We both liked children; we just didn't want any ourselves. There were children everywhere, and we saw no reason to start our own brand. Young couples plunge into parenthood and about half the time they end up with some ghastly problem on their hands. We thought we'd leave that to others. - Thomas McGuane
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
I guess a bit part of serious fiction’s purpose is to give the reader, who like all of us is sort of marooned in her own skull, to give her imaginative access to other selves. - David Foster Wallace
Philosophers console themselves with explanations. - Marty Rubin
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
To protect themselves, the weak focus on the "bad" in people. Conversely, the strong, who fear little, focus on the "good". - Iimani David
All men, if they work not as in the great taskmaster's eye, will work wrong, and work unhappily for themselves and for you. - Thomas Carlyle
Live with a pure and open heart and mind. Quiet all the rest. Our biggest obstacle was always ourselves. Thoughts that come from a place of love: are never wrong. - Akiroq Brost
We are like a flesh eating bacteria eating away everything until we kill ourselves in the process...that just tells you what humans are. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Don't go through life with a closed mind. Allow innovations and creativity to flow. We should always challenge ourselves to excel in more ways than one. Be open to ideas or suggestions on how to improve. And, the chances of reaching your goals will increase enormously. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
While those who continuously get themselves the supply of growth, smile through life. - Sunday Adelaja
We don't really consider ourselves famous. we're just four dorks who ride around on a bus. - Big Time Rush
I was never weighed down by beauty in my lifetime. However, I was beaten down by the sad fears of my gender- women who didn't allow you to feel pretty or rejoice in who you are, unless it fell beneath how they thought about themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
When you learn to love yourself, you teach those around to love themselves. And that will be what changes our world. - Eileen Anglin
Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves. - Nathaniel Branden
There is nothing like the razor sharp tongue of a good friend to cut through the lies we tell ourselves. - Laura Moncur
We cannot consent to be judged by someone who has suffered less than ourselves. And since each of us regards himself as an unrecognized Job... - Emil Cioran
The tide of history only advances when people make themselves fully visible. - Anderson Cooper
we deceive ourselves if we believe we can hold on to old models as "ideologies whimper off to a shallow grave in prolonged agony of people, institutions and cultures. - Said E. Dawlabani
The self may be extinguished, but there are many selves and the Will creates them. - S.R. Hardy
Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.
When we give ourselves permission to fail..we at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel. - Eloise Ristad
Those trying moments teach us to desire greatness in ourselves and wider humanity. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
...Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream mother-goose, Alice-and- Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life? - Sylvia Plath
Belief is made up of the same non-substance of which we ourselves are composed. The test of any belief system, then, is the degree to which this same light is permitted to shine through. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Beyond the very extremity of fatigue distress, amounts of ease and power that we never dreamed ourselves to own, sources of strength habitually not taxed at all, because habitually we never push through the obstruction - William James
It is probable that the most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are engaged in noble and courageous acts. - Noam Chomsky
We look for our perfect partners, and we wish we can be accepted the way we are. We seek unconditional love. It is all beautiful. While doing it we can always remember that we need to accept ourselves unconditionally, as much as we wish others to accept as with no conditions. - Raphael Zernoff
As a nation, develop your wealth of virtues and watch yourself live better than most countries who brag themselves in their virtues of natural wealth - Sunday Adelaja
Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings. - Homer
The Sufis advise us to speak only after our words have managed to pass through three gates. At the first gate we ask ourselves, Are these words true? If so, we let them pass on; if not, back they go. At the second gate we ask, Are they necessary? At the last gate we ask, Are they kind?
One of the most beneficial and valuable gifts we can give to ourselves in this life: is allowing ourselves to be surprised! It is okay if life surprises you. Its a good thing! - C. JoyBell C.
The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened. And by not listening we have failed to concede the immense complexity of our society—and thus the great gaps between ourselves and those with whom we seek understanding. - William H. Whyte
Intercession is prayer we pray not for ourselves, but for others for country government, or any other person - Sunday Adelaja
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do. - Peter McWilliams
Why have many saints been so perfectly contemplative? Because they always studied to mortify themselves from worldly desires, that they might freely, with all the power of their heart, tend to our Lord.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. - Voltaire
My name is Jane Delaney and I do things my paying customers can’t do, don’t want to do, don’t want to be seen doing, can’t bring themselves to do, and/or don’t want it to be known they’d paid someone to do. To dead people. - Pamela Burford, Undertaking Irene
Memo to extreme partisans: If you can't bring yourselves to love your enemies, can you at least learn to hate your friends? - Walter Kirn
To increase the chances of a writer trying to kill themselves, cut off their hands. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The eyes of love have 20/20 vision when focused on another, and become entirely blind when focused on ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We must be undone in order to do ourselves: we must be part of a larger social fabric of existence in order to create who we are. - Judith Butler
There is no time frame on living life, only the frame we place about ourselves to hinder our lives from living to its fullest. - Najeev Raj Nadarajah
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place - Carl Jung
Those that care for their career, more than their relationship, can find themselves alone. - Anthony Liccione
Forgiveness comes more readily when, we have faith in God and trust in His word. Such faith enables people to withstand the worst of humanity. It also enables people to look beyond themselves. More importantly, it enables them to forgive. - James E. Faust
We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others. - Kamand Kojouri
If men stopped making fools of themselves in front of women, I'm 80% sure the planet would cease to spin on its axis. - Rhys
Start Change Ourselves to Better and then Our Environment - Jan Jansen
Anyone who equates freedom with madness is mad themselves. - Marty Rubin
True, lasting peace comes not through stamping out the ignorance of others, but through cultivating acceptance with ourselves. - Johnathan Jena
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
Poets, with no sponsors, no agenda, are the truest form of freedom today, bleeding out every drop of themselves for the world to either hate or devour. - Jason E. Hodges
The rule of the universe is that others can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and one can paddle every canoe except one's own. - C.S. Lewis
We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we selectively take evidence from the past to justify what we have already made up our minds to do. - Margaret MacMillan
Wild woman are an unexplainable spark of life. They ooze freedom and seek awareness, they belong to nobody but themselves yet give a piece of who they are to everyone they meet. If you have met one, hold on to her, she'll allow you into her chaos but she'll also show you her magic. - Nikki Rowe
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
As a novelist it is my job to tell stories that inspire and entertain but I am increasingly mindful that many of these historical tales (which of themselves are fascinating) relate directly to our issues in society today. - Sara Sheridan
Sometimes memory is the only gift we give ourselves and the only hope we have of finding our way home. - Harley King
Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others. - Blaise Pascal
Desire is inspired by motivation, which gives us hope to believe in ourselves that we can set goals and pursue them successfully. - Ellen J. Barrier
I recommend that you take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
Men have such a good opinion of themselves, of their mental superiority and intellectual depth