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Self Mastery Quotes

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Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

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The mastery of nature is vainly believed to be an adequate
substitute for self mastery.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

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

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

 

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Forgiveness is the only way to heal
- don Miguel Ruiz

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

The greatest way to live with honor in this world
is to be what we pretend to be.
- Socrates

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

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

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

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

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

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

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

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

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

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

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

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

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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


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