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A self-made man may prefer a self-made name. (Quote by - Learned Hand)

If thou canst walk on water, thou art no better than a straw. If thou canst fly in the air, thou art no better than a fly. Conquer thy heart that thou mayest become somebody. (Quote by - Ansari)

Do what thy manhood bids thee do,/ From none but self expect applause:/ He noblest lives and noblest dies/ Who makes and keeps his self-made laws. (Quote by - Richard Francis Burton)

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action. (Quote by - David Seabury)

The soul that is within me no man can degrade. (Quote by - Frederick Douglas)

but it also made me full of self-doubt and self-loathing because I thought, 'Oh, gosh, I'm not worthy of this kind of attention. I have no talent.'. (Quote by - Kelly McGillis)

What would it be like to communicate from a part of your own self that is absolutely free from self-consciousness, that is fearless, uncorrupted, and passionately interested in the truth?. (Quote by - Andrew Cohen)

Great acting can be almost a psychotic mix of self-consciousness and unself-consciousness. And that's the terrible conflict. You have to be free to jump off into that volcano and you have to be pathologically self-conscious. (Quote by - Alec Baldwin)

Restraint never ruins one's health. What ruins it,is not restraint but outward suppression. A really self-restrained person grows every day from strength to strength and from peace to more peace. The very first step in self-restraint is the restraint of thoughts. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

There is neither Self-knowledge nor Self-perception to those whose senses are not under control. Without Self-perception there is no peace; and without peace there can be no happiness. (Quote by - Bhagavad Gita)

I was going to start off tonight by telling some self-deprecating jokes, but then I couldn't think of any mistakes I've made to be self-deprecating about.' –President Bush, at the White House Correspondents' dinner, poking fun at his performance in a recent news conference, in which he drew a blank when asked about mistakes he had made. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Strange and predatory and truly dangerous, car thieves and muggers -- they seem to jeopardize all our cherished concepts, even our self-esteem, our property rights, our powers of love, our laws and pleasures. The only relationship we seem to have with them is scorn or bewilderment, but they belong somewhere on the dark prairies of a country that is in the throes of self-discovery. (Quote by - John Cheever)

When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self government - that is despotism. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self. (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

There is a lot to be said for self-belief. It is a good part of the equation and I don't think that it was with us this time last year. There was more self-doubt then, whereas now we are starting to believe that we should be up there at the front. (Quote by - Damon Hill)

It's a nice fishery for a small stream. It maintains a self-sustaining population of rainbow and brown trout, which makes it one of the more unique waters in the state. There are very few self-sustaining coldwater fisheries in South Carolina. (Quote by - Brooks Gallagher)

He who knows self as the enjoyer of the honey from the flowers of the senses, ever present within, ruler of time, goes beyond fear. For this self is supreme!. (Quote by - Veda Upanishads)

I think high self-esteem is overrated. A little low self-esteem is actually quite good?Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder. (Quote by - Jay Leno)

There is the rural development self-help programs and the community development self-help program. When families contribute their own labor to help build their home, their own 'sweat equity' lowers their mortgage costs. (Quote by - Pam Dorr)

But I'm talking about responsibility, a sense of responsibility. Developing software to help human beings develop more of a sense of responsibility. Kids need that. Adults need it too. More self worth. More self-respect. (Quote by - Herbie Hancock)

I'm not trying to prove anybody wrong, I'm just trying to prove something to myself. (Quote by - Mike Piazza)

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power. (Quote by - Clint Eastwood)

Self-checkout is negative because more and more retailers are losing the personal touch. People want to do business where people know their name and communicate with them. With a world full of email and more self-service we will begin to start seeking out the basics from retailers who create emotion. There is not emotion out of self-service and most people buy out of emotion. (Quote by - Debbie Allen)

We find that people's beliefs about their efficacy affect the sorts of choices they make in very significant ways. In particular, it affects their levels of motivation and perseverance in the face of obstacles. Most success requires persistent effort, so low self-efficacy becomes a self-limiting process. In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, strung together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life. (Quote by - Albert Bandura)


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