Top 72 Self Pleasing Quotes

#1. A crucified Savior will never be content to have a self-pleasing, self-indulging, worldly-minded people.

J.C. Ryle

Self Pleasing Quotes #816483
#2. Selfishness is the controlling force of sinful living. It is this motive which pulsates through the natural mind, emotions and will - self-pleasing, self-serving, living for self.

Walter J Chantry

Self Pleasing Quotes #981025
#3. It now seemed to me that all my other guesses had been only self-pleasing dreams spun out of my wishes, but now I was awake.

C.S. Lewis

Self Pleasing Quotes #1835763
#4. A crucified Savior is not well served by self-pleasing, self-indulging people.

R. Kent Hughes

Self Pleasing Quotes #308492
#5. Pleasing things: finding a large number of tales that one has not read before. Or acquiring the second volume of a tale whose first volume one has enjoyed. But often it is a disappointment.

Sei Shonagon

Self Pleasing Quotes #139921
#6. My vampire loved pleasing him, just as much as she loved teasing him.

Alaska Angelini

Self Pleasing Quotes #105015
#7. Details of the many walks I made along the crest have blurred, now, into a pleasing tapestry of grass and space and sunlight.

Colin Fletcher

Self Pleasing Quotes #132464
#8. Sky is the part of creation in which Nature has done more for the sake of pleasing man, more for the sole and evident purpose of talking to him and teaching him, than in any other of her works, and it is just the part in which we least attend to her.

John Ruskin

Self Pleasing Quotes #130920
#9. Gilbert, having tried to please both sides, succeeded, as is usual and eminently right, in pleasing neither.

L.M. Montgomery

Self Pleasing Quotes #130488
#10. Willy, one of the guys at the distillery, comes up with what Oliver and I agree is the best definition of what a 'dram' actually is: 'A measure of whisky that is pleasing to both guest and host.

Iain Banks

Self Pleasing Quotes #130293
#11. From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.

James Nasmyth

Self Pleasing Quotes #126629
#12. After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but is often true

Leonard Nimoy

Self Pleasing Quotes #122079
#13. Ethan, this is my favorite moment, before all of my other favorite moments are created with a new client. You are my work of art, mine to possess, sculpt, mend, bend, and make beg for mercy. You will adore worshiping, pleasing and serving me." ~ Mistress

Ruby Madden

Self Pleasing Quotes #120156
#14. Do you mind even a little that you are still addicted to people-pleasing, and are still putting everyone else's needs and laundry and career ahead of your creative, spiritual life? Giving all your life force away, to "help" and impress. Well, your help is not helpful, and falls short.

Anne Lamott

Self Pleasing Quotes #119509
#15. When we spend a lifetime trying to distance ourselves from the parts of our lives that don't fit with who we think we're supposed to be, we stand outside of our story and hustle for our worthiness by constantly performing, perfecting, pleasing, and proving.

Brene Brown

Self Pleasing Quotes #116680
#16. The first duty is to sacrifice to the gods and pray them to grant you the thought,words, and deeds likely to render your command most pleasing to the gods and bring yourself, your friends, and your city the fullest measure of affection and glory and advantage


Self Pleasing Quotes #112930
#17. It is part of the business of life to be affable and pleasing to those whom either nature, chance or circumstance has made our companions.

Thomas More

Self Pleasing Quotes #111256
#18. Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.
and perhaps it will be pleasing to have remembered these things one day


Self Pleasing Quotes #110731
#19. To inquisitive minds like yours and mine the reflection that the quantity of human knowledge bears no proportion to the quantity of human ignorance must be in one view rather pleasing, viz., that though we are to live forever we may be continually amused and delighted with learning something new.

Benjamin Franklin

Self Pleasing Quotes #109885
#20. There is something in the ardour and ingenousness of youth, which is particularly pleasing to the contemplation of an old man, if his feelings have not been entirely corroded by the world.

Ann Radcliffe

Self Pleasing Quotes #105276
#21. We may call it "people pleasing," but it is entirely self-serving because it is really all about keeping myself comfortable. Boiled down, it could be more accurately called "me pleasing.

Emily P. Freeman

Self Pleasing Quotes #1829444
#22. One ventures, commits one's self, and if readers are not pleased, one can perhaps please one's self and earn that slender right to persevere.

Marianne Moore

Self Pleasing Quotes #890148
#23. There is little advantage in pleasing ourselves when we please no one else, for our great self-love is often chastised by the scorn of others.

Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...

Self Pleasing Quotes #1640960
#24. My mother told me that life isn't always about pleasing yourself and that sometimes you have to do things for the sole benefit of another human being. I completely agreed with her, but reminded her that that was what blow jobs were for.

Chelsea Handler

Self Pleasing Quotes #1575723
#25. If you find yourself craving approval, you are low on self-love. Stop grasping for a few scraps wherever you can. Go home and make yourself a feast. Love yourself deeply today.

Vironika Tugaleva

Self Pleasing Quotes #1514748
#26. Just two choices on the shelf, pleasing God or pleasing self.

Kenneth E. Collier

Self Pleasing Quotes #1492280
#27. How can one be pleasing to God when one is inflated with pride and self-love under the pretense of striving for Gods glory, while in fact one is seeking ones own glory?

Mary Faustina Kowalska

Self Pleasing Quotes #1458298
#28. Another scheme of Satan is to eliminate from the church all the humble, self-denying ordinances that are offensive to unsanctified tastes and unregenerate hearts. He seeks to reduce the church to a mere human institution - popular, natural, fleshly, and pleasing.

E. M. Bounds

Self Pleasing Quotes #1153148
#29. Having grown up so familiar with creating a pleasing facade, I now end up compelled to reveal things inside and say, 'Okay, now you really see me. Do you still love me?' And then it's never enough; it always has to be total self-revelation.

Kathryn Harrison

Self Pleasing Quotes #991453
#30. Love of self without love of God is selfishness; love of neighbor without love of God embraces only those who are pleasing to us, not those who are hateful.

Fulton J. Sheen

Self Pleasing Quotes #938184
#31. Tis true my form is something odd But blaming me is blaming God Could I create myself anew I would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole to pole Or grasp the ocean with a span I would be measured by the soul The mind's the standard of the man.

Isaac Watts

Self Pleasing Quotes #145316
#32. If you are busy pleasing everyone, you are not being true to yourself

Jocelyn Murray

Self Pleasing Quotes #869298
#33. Success is not about impressing and pleasing everyone, but setting your own goals, and achieving them in your own time.

Auliq Ice

Self Pleasing Quotes #835630
#34. When displaying the riches of God's love and pleasing him is more important than holding onto worldly things and pleasing yourself, it becomes increasingly natural to respond to conflict graciously, wisely, and with self-control.

Ken Sande

Self Pleasing Quotes #755865
#35. The secret of pleasing in conversation is not to explain too much everything; to say them half and leave a little for divination is a mark of the good opinion we have of others, and nothing flatters their self-love more.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Self Pleasing Quotes #680817
#36. If I were surrounded by people who always approved of me, I wouldn't need such a deep relationship with my own sense of right and wrong. And you know what that means? It means that other people's approval is actually a hindrance, more than a helper, when it comes to self-discovery.

Vironika Tugaleva

Self Pleasing Quotes #660132
#37. What is my task? First of all, my task is to be pleasing to Christ. To be empty of self and be filled with Himself. To be filled with the Holy Spirit; to be led by the Holy Spirit.

Aimee Semple McPherson

Self Pleasing Quotes #515102
#38. A life of gratitude to God for being saved is far more pleasing than a life based on self-righteousness over being good.

Timothy Keller

Self Pleasing Quotes #414728
#39. What a delight you are! Blessed with the ripe sweetness of a woman, yet as green and untutored as any girl." He made her sound, she realized with bemusement, as charming and pleasing with her cowardice as any courtesan with her wiles.

Christina Dodd

Self Pleasing Quotes #24848
#40. To love her was to taste sweet surrender. For had she not entered his life, he would have sought the wonders of both Heaven and Earth. But she surpassed them all and, by her pleasing nature, stayed him.

Richelle E. Goodrich

Self Pleasing Quotes #50665
#41. When is truth pleasing? It is only when we clothe it's nakedness with rags of imagination, or sweeten it with fiction, that it can please.

H. Rider Haggard

Self Pleasing Quotes #43829
#42. Luxury is about pleasing yourself, not dressing for other people

Marc Jacobs

Self Pleasing Quotes #42129
#43. You are an enchanting person, rather old fashioned for this modern world, but very enchanting and pleasing.

Shirley Sealy

Self Pleasing Quotes #36797
#44. Had Elizabeth's opinion been all drawn from her own family, she could not have formed a very pleasing picture of conjugal felicity or domestic comfort.

Jane Austen

Self Pleasing Quotes #34544
#45. Be wary of the praise of men; don't let it pump you up unnecessarily and don't let it paralyze your progress

Bernard Kelvin Clive

Self Pleasing Quotes #34327
#46. The real work of planet-saving will be small, humble, and humbling, and (insofar as it involves love) pleasing and rewarding. Its jobs will be too many to count, too many to report, too many to be publicly noticed or rewarded, too small to make anyone rich or famous.

Wendell Berry

Self Pleasing Quotes #32209
#47. Simeon Potter notes that when James II first saw St. Paul's Cathedral he called it amusing, awful, and artificial, and meant that it was pleasing to look at, deserving of awe, and full of skillful artifice.

Bill Bryson

Self Pleasing Quotes #31997
#48. Symmetry is pleasing but not as sexy. Einstein is cool but Picasso knows what I'm talking about.

Amy Poehler

Self Pleasing Quotes #51820
#49. We may always enslave ourselves to mankind if we do not clearly differentiate between showing respect to mankind from pleasing mankind

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Self Pleasing Quotes #24809
#50. I do remember, though, when I discovered the third! I was about five years old - it was a very pleasing sound. I remembered that if I hit one note, then skipped one and played the next, I could get this really good sound.

Robert Morris

Self Pleasing Quotes #24413
#51. Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed,
Less pleasing when possest;
The tear forgot as soon as shed,
The sunshine of the breast.

Thomas Gray

Self Pleasing Quotes #24346
#52. He who combines the useful and the pleasing wins out by both instructing and delighting the reader. That is the sort of book that will make money for the publisher, cross the seas, and extend the fame of the author.


Self Pleasing Quotes #15775
#53. An orchestra of temple bells and chanting erupted suddenly like a pleasing drizzle.

Aporva Kala

Self Pleasing Quotes #12938
#54. There is something very pleasing about the principles of science and the rules of math, because they are so inevitable and so harmonious - in the abstract, anyway.

Lydia Davis

Self Pleasing Quotes #12497
#55. By meditating, you are beginning to act and every action which is pleasing to God brings you closer to the actualization of your God-given vision

Sunday Adelaja

Self Pleasing Quotes #2815
#56. Among the numerous luxuries of the table ... coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable. It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions ... is never followed by sadness, languor or debility.

Benjamin Franklin

Self Pleasing Quotes #79430
#57. To believe when all means fail is exceedingly pleasing to God and is most acceptable.

David Wilkerson

Self Pleasing Quotes #102282
#58. There is a continuity about the garden and an order of succession in the garden year which is deeply pleasing, and in one sense there are no breaks or divisions - seed time flows on to flowering time and harvest time; no sooner is one thing dying than another is coming to life.

Susan Hill

Self Pleasing Quotes #93900
#59. Good-breeding is not confined to externals, much less to any particular dress or attitude of the body; it is the art of pleasing, or contributing as much as possible to the ease and happiness of those with whom you converse.

Henry Fielding

Self Pleasing Quotes #91688
#60. Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.


Self Pleasing Quotes #87924
#61. Never strive to be part of the norm. If people think you strange ... CELEBRATE. Normal people try way to hard to please others and never end up pleasing themselves. Be ABnormal. It's more fun.

Shelley K. Wall

Self Pleasing Quotes #84397
#62. I realize I love crazy ladies. Of course I don't like to think of myself as one, but maybe I am, too. I dunno. I'm always drawn to them; I think it's because I'm attracted to people who aren't in the business of people-pleasing: saying what they really think, not passive-aggressive at all.

Michaela Watkins

Self Pleasing Quotes #80553
#63. Nothing compares with the satisfaction of pleasing the heart of our heavenly Father.

Bill Johnson

Self Pleasing Quotes #80242
#64. I don't see how sucking the joy out of every aspect of life can be pleasing to anybody's God

Kim Edwards

Self Pleasing Quotes #79471
#65. I'm not fighting restraints or worrying about pleasing everyone. I've been able to carve my own niche in the marketplace, which is pretty cool. Obviously, I'm just blessed to be able to tour the country and make a living to support my family at the same time.

Bill Kirchen

Self Pleasing Quotes #102917
#66. Proportion thy charity to the strength of thine estate, lest God proportion thine estate to the weakness of thy charity. Let the lips of the poor be the trumpet of thy gift, lest in seeking applause, thou lose thy reward. Nothing is more pleasing to God than an open hand and a closed mouth.

Francis Quarles

Self Pleasing Quotes #79392
#67. If really good people who are deeply committed and who are thriving spiritually have to beat down the nature with which they seem to have been born and cut themselves off from the full realization of love, how can that be pleasing to God?

Andrew Solomon

Self Pleasing Quotes #77256
#68. Should this my firm persuasion of the soul's immortality prove to be a mere delusion, it is at least a pleasing delusion, and I will cherish it to my last breath.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Self Pleasing Quotes #75847
#69. Now this, monks, is the noble truth of suffering: birth is suffering, aging is suffering, illness is suffering, death is suffering; union with what is displeasing is suffering; seperation from what is pleasing is suffering ... in brief, the five aggregates subject to clinging are suffering.

Gautama Buddha

Self Pleasing Quotes #74493
#70. It is a challenge trying not to give in to pleasing other people.

Kym Whitley

Self Pleasing Quotes #66440
#71. Xenophon says that there is no sound more pleasing than one's own praises.


Self Pleasing Quotes #64224
#72. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?

Thomas Gray

Self Pleasing Quotes #63429

Famous Authors

Popular Topics

Scroll to Top