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Self Quotes

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

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Live-By Forgiveness

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

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

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

 

I do not need anyone's permission to be my 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

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

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

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

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

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Value your own opinion more, and others' opinions less.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Give yourself the gift of forgiving
everyone you are angry with -
for every action you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In forgiveness you grant, and more so
in the forgiveness you receive.
- Terry Goodkind

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To have a friendship with God,
all I really have to do is have
a friendship with my Self.
- Neale Donald Walsch

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Whatever happens, take responsibility.
- Tony Robbins

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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