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The underlying theme in most of these cases is the insistence of more self-determination. And the more I think about these issues, the more self-determination makes sense. (Quote by - Harriet Miers)

Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice. (Quote by - Elizabeth Cady Stanton)

Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening. (Quote by - George Gurdjieff)

The ruin of the human heart is self-interest, which the American merchant calls self-service. We have become a self-service populace, and all our specious comforts --the automatic elevator, the escalator, the cafeteria --are depriving us of volition and moral and physical energy. (Quote by - Edward Dahlberg)

A man's own self is his friend. A man's own self is his foe. (Quote by - Bhagavad Gita)

There's really nobody (in North America) making movies like he is. Cronenberg deals with self- esteem, self-image and individual perception. He's always talking about the transformation of the body from man to machine. (Quote by - Walter Chaw)

Successful people radiate self-esteem, not self-disgust. (Quote by - Bo Bennett)

One day I sat thinking, almost in despair; a hand fell on my shoulder and a voice said reassuringly: cheer up, things could get worse. So I cheered up and, sure enough, things got worse. (Quote by - James Hagerty)

The true self is not aware that it is a self. A bird, as it sings, sings itself. But not according to a picture. It has no idea of itself. (Quote by - D.H. Lawrence)

To preserve an unclouded capacity for the enjoyment of life is an unusual moral and psychological achievement. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the prerogative of mindlessness, but the exact opposite: It is the reward of self-esteem. (Quote by - Nathaniel Branden)

Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant. (Quote by - Mme. Roland)

Nothing is static. Even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. Since fight club, I can wiggle half the teeth in my jaw.(Quote by - Tyler never knew his father.)

The greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within. (Quote by - Miguel De Cervantes)

The self-checkout has reduced length of lines by a third and the time spent in lines by a third. We estimate that 30 percent of all sales are made through self-checkout at stores equipped with them. (Quote by - John Simley)

The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self. (Quote by - Charles Horton Cooley)

Every act of will is an act of self-limitation. To desire action is to desire limitation. In that sense, every act is an act of self-sacrifice. When you choose anything, you reject everything else. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

He's the one using the knife. He's the one that escalated it. Self protection, self defense does not apply to him. (Quote by - Mac Shannon)

In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. (Quote by - Nathaniel Branden)

And thou, who didst the stars and sunbeams know, / Self-schooled, self-scanned, self-honoured, self-secure / Didst tread on earth unguessed at. Better so!. (Quote by - Matthew Arnold)

Self-help and self-control are the essence of the American tradition. (Quote by - Franklin D. Roosevelt)

These subsidies would .. reduce the unemployment rate of low-skilled workers; put the paychecks of low-wage workers closer to the median scale; decrease the unemployed worker's feelings of exclusion, dependence and powerlessness; inculcate the habits of self-efficacy and self-sufficiency; and increase employees' incentive to better themselves. (Quote by - Al Gini)

Every man has a mob self and an individual self, in varying proportions. (Quote by - D.H. Lawrence)

Races didn't bother the Americans. They were something a lot better than any race. They were a People. They were the first self-constituted, self-declared, self-created People in the history of the world. (Quote by - Archibald MacLeish)

In wise love each defines the secret self of the other, and refusing to believe in the mere daily self, creates a mirror where the lover or the beloved sees an image to copy in daily life; for love also creates the Mask. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. (Quote by - Jerry Gillies)


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