One's Own Self Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About One's Own Self

#1. One's past is not one's destiny, and it is self-serving to pretend that it is. If henceforth I were miserable, it would be my own fault: and I vowed never to waste my substance on petty domestic conflict. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#2. If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one's own self-deception and ignorance. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#3. To run away from danger, instead of facing it, is to deny one's faith in man and God, even one's own self. It were better for one to drown oneself than live to declare such bankruptcy of faith. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#4. The 'egoism' that is used to hurt others will hurt one's own self. The 'egoism' that is used to give happiness to others becomes cause for his own happiness. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#5. It's improbable for me to become lost, because I am already self-realized. A blank scene is a portrait of a glass kingdom to me. In order to become lost, one must not be able to realize their own identity, ego, and self. - Author: Lionel Suggs
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#6. But there were certain moments in life that forever defined one as a person - in one's own estimation, anyway. And one's own self esteem, when all was said and done, was of far more importance than the fickle esteem of one's peers. - Author: Mary Balogh
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#7. The most important component of the system of Reiki at any level is one's own daily personal practice, meditation and self-healing. This is the foundation from which all healing experiences with the animals will
grow. - Author: Kathleen Prasad
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#8. A Lincolnesque leader is confident enough to be humble - to not feel the need to bluster or dominate, but to be sufficiently sure of one's own judgment and self-worth to really listen and not be threatened by contrary advice. - Author: Evan Thomas
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#9. The finding of God is the coming to one's own self. - Author: Meher Baba
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#10. There is no such thing as phD in swag. Only uni. After learning the principles of swag, one must do their own individual trainibg to increase horizons of their 4 elements of swag. Then comes controlling the swag count that's is released from within. - Author: Batuhan Ibal
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#11. Until ignorance, of one's own Self (the Soul), is removed, illusory attachment (moha) will not go away. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#12. And if the object of one's desire is a relationship with God, his blessing and love, then the struggle cannot fail but ends in that self-giving to God, in recognition of one's own weakness, which is overcome only by giving oneself over into God's merciful hands. - Author: Benedict, Pope XVI
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#13. The revolution must end and the republic must begin. In our constitution, right must take the place of duty, welfare that of virtue, and self-defense that of punishment. Everyone must be able to prevail and to live according to one's own nature. - Author: Georg Buchner
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#14. On the path of the budo one does not strive for victory over an opponent. One strive to avoid defeat by one's own self. - Author: Akira Toriyama
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#15. Caution is crediting, and reserve in speaking, and in revealing one's self to but very few, are the best securities both of a good understanding with the world, and of the inward peace of our own minds. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#16. To be loved equally," I continued, "is somehow to be loved less. To be loved uniquely - for one's own special self - is to be loved as much as we need to be loved. - Author: Adele Faber
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#17. The ultimate mystery is one's own self. - Author: Sammy Davis Jr.
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#18. To be able to see one's own faults; this is known as Enlightened vision (Samkit; Self-realization; right belief). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#19. Meditation means to be in non-doing. Meditation is not a doing but a state of being. It is a state of being in one's own self. - Author: Rajneesh
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#20. To be one's own master is to be the slave of self. - Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
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#21. If the love object is divine perfection, then one's own self is elevated by joining one's destiny to it ... All our guilt, fear, and even our mortality itself can be purged in a perfect consummation with perfection itself. - Author: Ernest Becker
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#22. Humility is the proper attitude towards all true greatness, including one's own greatness as a human being, but above all towards the greatness which is not oneself, which is beyond one's self - Author: Karol Wojtyla
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#23. Indeed, one of the highest pleasures is to be more or less unconscious of one's own existence, to be absorbed in interesting sights, sounds, places, and people. Conversely, one of the greatest pains is to be self-conscious, to feel unabsorbed and cut off from the community and the surrounding world. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#24. Growing up in a small town gives you two things: a sense of place and a feeling of self-consciousness - self-consciousness about one's education and exposure, both of which tend to be limited. On the other hand, limited possibilities also mean creating your own options. - Author: E.L. Konigsburg
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#25. The function of hate, as Sarai saw it, was to stamp out compassion - to close a door in one's own self and forget it was ever there. If you had hate, then you could see suffering - and cause it - and feel nothing except perhaps a sordid vindication. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#26. There is no doubt that Iraqis, like Australians and Americans, love and desire freedom. However, if freedom doesn't mean the right to complete self-determination, unfettered by interests other than one's own, then that freedom is less than worthless - it's oppression. - Author: Amir Butler
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#27. Gnan' [True Knowledge, Knowledge of one's own self], is freedom itself. It keeps one in Moksha [liberated state] and prevents [karmic] bondage. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#28. Mitt Romney's only bottom line is the one at the end of his own bank statement. The problem is that he confuses his own narrow, self-interest - and that of people like him - with the national interest. He thinks as long as we do right by the Mitt Romneys of the world, America will be just fine. - Author: Chuck Schumer
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#29. There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self. - ALDOUS HUXLEY - Author: Wayne W. Dyer
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#30. To attribute to God, and not to self, whatever good one sees in oneself; but to recognize always that the evil is one's own doing, and to impute it on one's self. - Author: Benedict Of Nursia
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#31. Truth is a relationship. As such, each one of us receives the truth and expresses it from within, that is to say, according to one's own circumstances, culture, and situation in life. - Author: Pope Francis
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#32. Education must award self-confidence, the courage to depend on one's own strength. - Author: Sai Baba
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#33. By aggrandizing one's own abilities and achievements, the grandiose person remains out of touch with who they truly are and as such, remains prone to crossing the boundaries of others. - Author: Steven Franssen
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#34. One's own self or material goods, which has more worth?
Loss (of self) or possession (of goods), which is the greater evil?
He who loves most, spends most,
He who hoards much loses much - Author: Laozi
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#35. One's own self-worth is tied to the worth of the community to which one belongs, which is intimately connected to humanity in general. What happens in Darfur becomes an assault on my own community, and on me as an individual. That's what the human family is all about. - Author: Wole Soyinka
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#36. You speak as if this is a good world with a little evil in it. Rubbish. It's a hellish one where the best a man can do is put a little sanity back and look after his own. - Author: David Hewson
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#37. If we all hold on to the mistake, we can't see our own glory in the mirror because we have the mistake between our faces and the mirror; we can't see what we're capable of being. You can ask forgiveness of others, but in the end the real forgiveness is in one's own self. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#38. Disempowerment - whether defined in terms of a lack of self-confidence , apathy, fear, or an inability to take charge of one's own life - is perhaps the most unrecognised problem in Africa today. - Author: Wangari Maathai
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#39. The [true] intellectual is he who does not let harm done to others and nor let any harm done to even one's own self. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#40. Reflection is nothing more than what it sounds, and pondering one's own life is about as productive as talking to one's image in a mirror: both acts are egocentric and neither produces a dialog. People who talk to themselves in public are not self-actualized; they're crazy. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#41. Enlightenment is man's exodus from his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is the inability to use one's understanding without the guidance of another person..'Dare to Know'(sapere aude) Have the courage to use your own understanding;this is the motto of the Enlightenment. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#42. Self-control is not control by oneself through one's own willpower but rather control of oneself through the power of the Holy Spirit. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#43. Frankly, it's self-evident. As people of faith, it's our duty to love everyone, the way God loves everyone. There's no reason why any one group is less deserving of love - either the love of a church community, to the love of a family - than any other. - Author: Robin Talley
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#44. Actualization of self cannot be sought as a goal in its own right ... Rather, it seems to be a by-product of active commitment of one's talents to some cause, outside the self, such as the quest for beauty, truth, or justice. - Author: Sidney Jourard
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#45. What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so in exorable as one's self! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#46. It is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#47. Love is the will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth ... Love is as love does. Love is an act of will
namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#48. It's one thing for my parents to behave all secular humanist and gamble with their own eternal souls; however it's altogether not all right that they also gambled with mine: They placed their bets with such self-rightous bravado, but I'm the one who lost. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#49. I have travelled many places but still I find that perhaps the greatest journey is through one's own mind. - Author: Anonymous
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#50. 'All the gods are one god and all the goddesses are one goddess, and there is one initiator.' The one initiator is one's own high self, with which the personality becomes more and more integrated as the path of spiritual evolution is followed. - Author: Doreen Valiente
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#51. True enlightenment is nothing but the nature of one's own self being fully realized. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#52. There is only one real misfortune: to forfeit one's own good opinion of oneself. Lose your complacency, once betray your own self-contempt and the world will unhesitatingly endorse it. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#53. Many a one cannot loosen his own fetters, but is nevertheless his friend's emancipator. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#54. That's what existence means: draining one's own self dry without the sense of thirst. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#55. If there is true 'Selfishness,' then there is 'liberation of the Self', and that indeed is one's own form (the Self). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#56. Racism is not simply about one man's irrational hatred of another but his self-hatred, doubting his own moral goodness and purpose. - Author: Michael R. French
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#57. Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#58. Giving style to one's character - a great and rare art! It is exercised by those who see all the strengths and weaknesses of their own natures and then comprehend them in an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason and even weakness delights the eye. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#59. One's own flowers and some of one's own vegetables make acceptable, free, self-congratulatory gifts when visiting friends, though giving zucchini - or leaving it on the doorstep, ringing the bell, and running - is a social faux pas. - Author: Barbara Holland
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#60. Writing a novel is an incredibly free experience. One puts one's self in a narrative mode. You can go off in any direction - the past, the future, or go laterally, or include one's own beliefs. It's total freedom. - Author: David Mamet
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#61. In contrast to the inorganic thereness of lifeless matter, living beings are not mere appearances. To be alive means to be possessed by an urge toward self-display which answers the fact of one's own appearingness. Living things make their appearance like actors on a stage set for them. - Author: Hannah
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#62. Happiness is self-generated. It depends on one's attitude of mind. The basis of happiness, is the simple fact that the deepest reality of our own nature is ever-existing, ever-conscious, ever-new joy. - Author: Goswami Kriyananda
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#63. Autonomy ... is freedom to develop one's self - to increase one's knowledge, improve one's skills, and achieve responsibility for one's conduct. And it is freedom to lead one's own life, to choose among alternative courses of action so long as no injury to others results. - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#64. The mighty question arises upon us, what is one's own real self? It certainly is not what we think we are and ought to be. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#65. Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#66. What is the goal of a human being? An Indian person can truly achieve a state of the Absolute Supreme Self [Parmatma, the Lord]. To achieve one's own Absolute Supreme Self state is the ultimate goal! - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#67. One who lives with one's own (Soul's) support is the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma). One who lives with the body complex (relative self's) support is the embodied (mortal) self (Jeevatma). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#68. A man must choose his own way of life, and ... it is only by following out one's own bent that there can be the really harmonious life.
[In an interview conducted by Bram Stoker] - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#69. If there be a faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one's own power. - Author: Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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#70. One can mistrust one's own senses, but not one's own belief. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#71. To write is to read one's own self - Author: Max Frisch
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#72. Sadie," he said forlornly, "when you become a parent, you may understand this. One of my hardest jobs as a father, one of my greatest duties, was to realize that my own dreams, my own goals and wishes, are secondary to my children's. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#73. I watch a TV show called 'Shark Tank.' It's one of my favorite TV shows. It's basically self-made millionaires who have either come up with their own business or clothing ... I came up with the idea of designing clothes. - Author: Jacob Dalton
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#74. The process of building trust is an interesting one, but it begins with yourself, with what I call self trust, and with your own credibility, your own trustworthiness. If you think about it, it's hard to establish trust with others if you can't trust yourself. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#75. The point is that if the love object is divine perfection, then one's own self is elevated by joining one's destiny to it. - Author: Ernest Becker
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#76. A Gnani [the enlightened one] does not have to turn beads of a rosary; He turns the beads of own's own Self (the Soul). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#77. The human being either asserts autonomy by heroic self-assertion or seeks safety through fusing with a superior force: that is, one either emerges or merges, separates or embeds. One becomes one's own parent or remains the eternal child. - Author: Irvin D. Yalom
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#78. What is suspicion? It is a tool to ruin one's own Soul. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#79. The highest, most decisive experience is to be alone with one's own self. You must be alone to find out what supports you, when you find that you can not support yourself. Only this experience can give you an indestructible foundation. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#80. The way to ascend unto God is to descend into one's self";
these are Hugo's words. "If thou wishest to search out the deep things of God, search out the depths of thine own spirit"; - Author: D.T. Suzuki
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#81. Self-worth: the sense of one's own value or worth as a person; self-esteem; self-respect. - Author: Heather Gunter
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#82. It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care. - Author: George Eliot
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#83. The demand of the loveless and the self-imprisoned that they should be allowed to blackmail the universe: that till they consent to be happy (on their own terms) no one else shall taste joy: that theirs should be the final power; that Hell should be able to veto Heaven. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#84. Imagination has to do with one's awareness of the reality of other people as well as of one's own reality. Imagination is a bridge between the provincialism of the self and the great world. - Author: Paula Fox
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#85. Selfishness does not mean only to do things for one's self. One may do things, affecting others, for his own pleasure and benefit. This is not immoral, but the highest of morality. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#86. Prudery is a form of selfishness, a means of self-protection made necessary by the strength of one's own desires. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#87. As you love your own body, so regard everyone as equal to your own body. When the Supreme Experience supervenes, everyone's service is revealed as one's own service. Call it a bird, an insect, an animal or a man, call it by any name you please, one serves one's own Self in every one of them. - Author: Anandamayi Ma
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#88. The state of emotional intoxication allows one to grasp existence in one's self and in the other, as both subjectivity and passivity. The two partners merge in this ambiguous unity; each one is freed of his own presence and achieves immediate communication with the other. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#89. Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward - Author: Patricia Sampson
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#90. Misery will not come to the one who does not deceive his own Self. Miseries arise because one deceives one's own Self. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#91. There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#92. Every time feels like my first time. And I just find that the process of it feeds into one's own self-obsession. - Author: Ben Harper
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#93. One has to go away, leave the self. How far must one not arrive in order to write, how far must one wander and wear out and have pleasure? One must walk as far as the night. One's own night. Walking through the self toward dark. - Author: Helene Cixous
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#94. Do not wait for vulnerability to be thrust upon you by your company or the marketplace. That is when you lost control of your own destiny. Choose to disrupt yourself. Seek vulnerability on your terms, no one else's. - Author: Bill Jensen
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#95. The whole dear notion of one's own Self-marvelous old free-willed, free- enterprising, autonomous, independent, isolated island of a Self- is a myth. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#96. I define love thus: The will to extend one's self for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#97. To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exagerate one's own powers. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#98. Self-knowledge leads to wonder, and wonder to curiosity and investigation, so that nothing interests people more than people, even if only one's own person. - Author: Alan Watts
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#99. To reduce the demands of God's law is to do violence to the holiness of God. To inflate one's own self-assessment to the point of self-delusion is an extreme form of pride. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#100. Money is only used for two things. One, it's to make you comfortable, and the more comfortable you are the more creative you will become. And the other purpose is it enables you to extend the service you provide far beyond your own presence. - Author: Bob Proctor
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