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Self Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Self

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Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Live-By Values Honor Choice Wisdom

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Make the most of yourself,
for that is all there is of you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Other people do not have to change
for us to experience peace of mind.
- Gerald Jampolsky

We must be our own before we can be another's.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

He who lives in harmony with himself
lives in harmony with the universe.
- Marcus Aurelius

Freedom is from within.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one is in control of your happiness but you;
therefore, you have the power to change anything
about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

Don't look for approval from anyone other than yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.
- Danny Kaye

Everyone thinks of changing the world,
but no one thinks of changing himself.
- Leo Tolstoy

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Free-Will is the key to the prison of the mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You get what you settle for.
- the character Louise in the movie Thelma and Louise

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

I'm not a genius.
I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Ninety-nine percent of who you are
is invisible and untouchable.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

What you seem to be, be really.
- Benjamin Franklin

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Wisdom has its root in goodness,
not goodness its root in wisdom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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