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The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile. (Quote by - Plato)

Reading history is good for all of us," he says, not surprisingly, perhaps, but his rationale is a fresh, somewhat bracing thought: "If you know history, you know that there is no such thing as a self-made man or self-made woman. We are shaped by people we have never met. Yes, reading history will make you a better citizen and more appreciative of the law, and of freedom, and of how the economy works or doesn't work, but it is also an immense pleasure—the way art is, or music is, or poetry is. And it's never stale. (Quote by - David C. McCullough)

What I thought it was going to be was a self-sustaining program once you got over the initial start-up period. It's not at all self-sustaining and requires massive subsidies for a relatively small number of people. (Quote by - Rep. Richard Woodbury)

Self is ingenious, crooked, and, governed by subtle and snaky desire, admits of endless turnings and qualifications, and the deluded worshippers of self vainly imagine that they can gratify every worldly desire, and at the same time possess the Truth. (Quote by - James Allen)

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. (Quote by - Arthur Ashe)

Self-confidence is the result of a successfully survived risk. (Quote by - Jack Gibb)

Self-inflicted wounds. All just self-inflicted. We contributed to them getting back in the game with our mental errors. (Quote by - Billy Donovan)

The most natively interesting object to a man is his own personal self and its fortunes. We accordingly see that the moment a thing becomes connected with the fortunes of the self, it forthwith becomes an interesting thing. (Quote by - William James)

Man is mortal. Everyone has to die some day or the other. But one must resolve to lay down one's life in enriching the noble ideals of self-respect and in bettering one's human life. We are not slaves. Nothing is more disgraceful for a brave man than to live life devoid of self-respect. (Quote by - B. R. Ambedkar)

Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance. (Quote by - Al Spalding)

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty. (Quote by - Albert Pike)

Contemplating and meditating on the 'real-self' accelerates this process of self-development and makes liberation possible. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

To see ourselves as others see us can be eye-opening. To see others as sharing a nature with ourselves is the merest decency. But it is from the far more difficult achievement of seeing ourselves amongst others, as a local example of the forms human life has locally taken, a case among cases, a world among worlds, that the largeness of mind, without which objectivity is self-congratulation and tolerance a sham, comes. (Quote by - Clifford Geertz)

Even the self-assured will raise their perceived self-efficacy if models teach them better ways of doing things. (Quote by - Albert Bandura)

No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes. (Quote by - Clare Boothe Luce)

I had a lot of self-loathing, .. I've been self-sustained since I was 11. I've always been the one making the money, and to be flat on my back and .. so vulnerable and then be completely loved. To have my wife be there, 110% supportive. To have my children say, 'It's OK, Mom.' To have the people that I work for say, 'It's OK.' To have my fans go, 'It's all right.' It's like, what was I afraid of? I'm going to get healthy now, and I'm not going to carry that baggage anymore. (Quote by - Melissa Etheridge)

When the goal is to simply automate more functions, essentially adding more paths for the customer to take in self-service channels, companies risk further frustrating customers by making the experience more complex and lost in the maze of self-service roadblocks. By looking at particular customer segments and what self-service options that segment needs [and] wants before adding them, leading companies consistently get a much higher usage of that particular function and greater satisfaction from the customer. (Quote by - Robert Wollan)

The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation. (Quote by - Hailliard)

Our self-checkout options do offer customers a convenient option. They may see a line of two or three people at the checkout register, and they can slip in and use the self-checkout devices to get in and out easily and quickly. (Quote by - Marty Heires)

We have believed for a long, long time that the preparation for science engineering, math technology education is something that every student needs to be really deeply immersed in. We can no longer depend in our society on the self-selected people to do this. There are just not enough people that are self-selecting to do this out of the meager exposures we've given them. (Quote by - Albert McHenry)

There are men steady and wise whose body, words and mind are self-controlled. They are the men of supreme self-control. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

This time, we were a little more insecure. We knew we didn't want the same sound or musical paradigm. And we all had intense bouts of self-pressure and self-doubt. (Quote by - Nick Zinner)

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself. (Quote by - Barbara De Angelis)

Any relationship in which you're talking about money, like a broker/client relationship, is a powerful, emotionally-charged thing, .. Money is important because there are so many important connotations to it: self-esteem, security, self-confidence, power. (Quote by - Richard Geist)


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