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#1. The supposition that one sex needs the other's acquiescence in order to exist prevents both from moving together as self-defined persons toward a common goal. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#2. The first half of the 1960s was the apogee of what might be termed the Age of Cool - as defined by that quality of being simultaneously with-it and disengaged, in control but nonchalant, knowing but ironically self-aware, and above all inscrutably undemonstrative. - Author: Martin Filler
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#3. No, it's cool," Mills replied. "I don't have a boyfriend. I'm single." It was the first time he had ever defined himself as single, which felt like defining himself as American in a foreign country. It sounded advanced and self-reliant and lonely. - Author: Christopher Bollen
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#4. Dare to travel on your defined path. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#5. Open marriage thus can be defined as a relationship in which the partners are committed to their own and to each other's growth. It is an honest and open relationship of intimacy and self-disclosure based on the equal freedom and identity of both partners. - Author: Tristan Taormino
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#6. Long before Einstein told us that matter is energy, Machiavelli and Hobbes and other modern political philosophers defined man as a lump of matter whose most politically relevant attribute is a form of energy called self-interestedness. This was not a - Author: George Will
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#7. Peace has been variously defined, but perhaps we might think of it as 'harmony within one's self, and with God and man.' - Author: Marion G. Romney
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#8. His work was defined by emphasis on the subversiveness philosophy, which asks questions, as opposed to the self-satisfaction of politics, which believes it has answers and insists on them. - Author: Harvey Mansfield
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#9. The entitlement mentality so carefully cultivated by liberal academics, politicians, clergymen, and journalists continues to corrode the self-sufficiency that once defined the American character. - Author: Mona Charen
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#10. The self is defined psychologically as the psychic totality of the individual. Anything that a [person] postulates as being a greater totality than [oneself] can become a symbol of the self. For this reason the symbol of the self is not always as total as the definition would require. - Author: Carl Jung
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#11. Independent self-reliant people would be a counterproductive anachronism in the collective society of the future where people will be defined by their associations. - Author: John Dewey
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#12. He defined me first, as parents do. Those early characterizations can become the shimmering self-image we embrace or the limited, stifling perception we rail against for a lifetime. - Author: Kelly Corrigan
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#13. Is self-esteem a sickness? That's according to the way you define it. In the usual way it is defined by people and by psychologists, I'd say that it is probably the greatest emotional disturbance known to man and woman. - Author: Albert Ellis
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#14. A man's sense of self is defined through his ability to achieve results. - Author: John Gray
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#15. The conscious need of the strong poet [defined broadly as the creator of new metaphors] ... to come to terms with the blind impress which chance has given him, to make a self for himself by redescribing that impress in terms which are, if only marginally, his own. - Author: Richard M. Rorty
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#16. Success and failure are largely self-defined in terms of personal standards. The higher the self-standards, the more likely will given attainments be viewed as failures, regardless of what others might think - Author: Albert Bandura
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#17. Never yet has a God been defined in terms which were not palpably self-contradictory and absurd; never yet has a God been described so that a concept of Him was made possible to human thought. - Author: Annie Besant
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#18. I define me. You don't. - Author: Miya Yamanouchi
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#19. Western society is a society of ever richer, more varied, more productive, more self-defined, and more satisfying lives; it is a society of boundless private charity; it is a society that broke, on behalf of merit, the seemingly eternal chains of station by birth. - Author: Ibn Warraq
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#20. Beauty is self-defined, perceived and understood without ambiguity. It's the stuff that lies under the skins of our individual existences. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#21. The major events in our lives receive the entire spotlight, but ultimately your life will be defined by the same handful of choices you make each day. - Author: Chris Matakas
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#22. When one child says to another, "I can do this, I bet you can't"; "My dad has a bigger car than yours"; or, "My dad is stronger than yours." Children identify with this or that, trying to build up a sense of self - a mentally defined sense of self. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#23. Julie helped him to feel defined. He was Julie's boyfriend. Julie's fiance. Julie's provocation. He came into focus when he stood beside her, despite the fact that the person standing beside her was mostly not him. - Author: Meg Rosoff
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#24. So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself. - Author: Alan Watts
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#25. His life before the triumph that defined his legacy was a reminder of the importance of patience, courage, and the absence of self-pity. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#26. I have given no definition of love. This is impossible, because there is no higher principle by which it could be defined. It is life itself in its actual unity. The forms and structures in which love embodies itself are the forms and structures in which love overcomes its self-destructive forces. - Author: Paul Tillich
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#27. A hit man's character is defined above all by narcissism, that complex mix of egotism and self-hatred. - Author: Suketu Mehta
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#28. Sex mirrored our drinking; both defined our relationship: selfish, detached, indulgent and satisfying. - Author: B.J. Neblett
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#29. There was no word for self-pity in the language of the north-east of Scotland - the nearest being a word which is defined in the Scots dictionary as being 'a term used to express self-reproach on paying too much for something. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#30. We must not be defined by what we do, but we must be what and who we are, then only happen to do what we do! - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#31. Don't be defined by someone else's definition of you. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#32. Your identity should not be fully defined by what you do, by being a manager, a wife, a mother of children or a computer programmer - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#33. Self-confidence can be defined in two sentences. (1) I trust myself to face life's challenges and (2) I trust myself to follow my dreams and goals. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#34. Owing to a poorly defined sense of self, people with BPD rely on others for their feelings of worth and emotional caretaking. So fearful are they of feeling alone that they may act in desperate ways that quite frequently bring about the very abandonment and rejection they're trying to avoid. - Author: Kimberlee Roth
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#35. The impression she left on others and her self-perception had been sewn into a whole so consummate that she could no longer tell how much of each day was defined by what was wished upon her and how much of it was what she really wanted.
--Three Daughters of Eve. - Author: Elif Shafak
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#36. If a woman defined herself solely by the man she was with - and vice versa - the world would be a very shallow and insipid place, indeed. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#37. The corporation's legally defined mandate is to pursue, relentlessly and without exception, its own self-interest, regardless of the often harmful consequences it might cause to others. - Author: Joel Bakan
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#38. Fear echoes your self-defined limitations, not your actual ones. To change your self-image, you must face what scares you. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#39. Because a shadow was a thing that defined itself, and Nettie didn't have to fit anyone else's shape. - Author: Lila Bowen
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#40. Healthy" and "diseased," as Susan Sontag points out ... are often subjective judgments that society makes for its own purposes. Women have long been defined as sick as a means of subjecting them to social control. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#41. I see the American experience as being defined by the immigrant paradigm of rupture and renewal: rupture with the old world, the old ways, and renewal of the self in a bright but difficult New World. - Author: Ayad Akhtar
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#42. I live my life as defined by God. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#43. Rationalization may be defined as self-deception by reasoning. - Author: Karen Horney
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#44. Tantra means the avoidance of a set or defined form of spirituality. Tantra is intuitive self-discovery. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#45. 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. - Author: Tom Rachman
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#46. A woman's sense of self is defined through her feelings and the quality of her relationships. - Author: John Gray
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#47. Mystics throughout the world have spoken of the inner experience of unity with the Self, a reality defined in our language by the Sanskrit term yoga, meaning union, and the word "religion", which comes from the Latin religare, meaning to bind or link. - Author: Gwenael Verez
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#48. Above all, we must awaken to and overcome the great hidden anthropocentric projection that has virtually defined the modern mind: the pervasive projection of soullessness onto the cosmos by the modern self's own will to power. - Author: Richard Tarnas
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#49. Live in the wisdom of accepted tenderness. Tenderness awakens within the security of knowing we are thoroughly and sincerely liked by someone ...
Scripture suggests that the essence of the divine nature is compassion and that the heart of God is defined by tenderness. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#50. Based on our natural heritage as the Divine Light of God, every one of us possesses intuition ... defined as the language of the soul. - Author: James Van Praagh
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#51. Reality is self-defined as the mob, any mob, writes its own history, never to be contradicted by the quiet statement of truth. - Author: Mike Barnicle
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#52. 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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#53. To young women, black and white, Baker embodied the possibility of escaping the restrictions that defined conventional femininity. Authoritative yet unassuming, self-confident and assertive, forcing others to take her seriously simply by presuming that they would, Baker was a revelation. - Author: Barbara Ransby
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#54. You are beautiful! Like the dew on rose petals, your beauty glistens and shines. Like the raindrops on eyelids, your beauty, forever defined. For those that can see you, they find beauty so rare. For those that receive you, find love in your care. Forever beautiful, Yes you are. You are beautiful! - Author: Lorna Jackie Wilson
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#55. War is, in some not yet entirely defined sense, a self-replicating pattern of behavior, possessed of a dynamism not unlike that of living things. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#56. Life may be defined to be the power of self-augmentation or assimilation, not of self-nurture; for then a steam-engine over a coal-pit might be made to live. - Author: Augustus William Hare
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#57. We decided that humility was defined not by self-deprecating behavior or attitudes but by the esteem with which you regard others ... Generally, you can be humble only if you feel really good about yourself - and you want to help those around you feel really good about themselves, too. - Author: Clayton Christensen
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#58. The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence. - Author: Edwin H. Friedman
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#59. 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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