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Self Pity Quotes

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Never be stopped by fear or self-pity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Positive

Small people never learn to be indifferent;
they either envy or pity.
- Anonymous

Self-pity in its early stages
is as snug as a feather mattress.
Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
- Maya Angelou

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

 

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

I tell people to monitor their self-pity.
Self-pity is very unattractive.
- Patty Duke

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us.
The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
- Andre Maurois

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Beloved, till life can charm no more;
And mourned,
till Pity's self be dead.
- William Collins

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment,
which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
- Manly Hall

It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were
able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ.
A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
- Corazon Aquino

If it weren't the problem of politics for me,
it would be another.
And yet, sometimes it's so difficult.
And I feel sorry for myself.
And then hate myself for this feeling of self-pity.
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower

It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness,
this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others,
of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that
looks on in amused contempt and pity.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

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

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

What you do speaks so loudly
that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

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

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

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus


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