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Motivational Self Quotes

May these quotes about Self inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational Favorite-Quotes

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

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder


 

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Never do things others can do and will do
if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
- Amelia Earhart

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono


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Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

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

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

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

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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)

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing,
while others judge us by what we have already done.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

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

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

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

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

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

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

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

Self denial is an indulgence to the ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

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

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

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 cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

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

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you,
but it is most important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

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

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any statement that is self-serving
is likely to contain untruths.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

If you take the responsibility for your life,
you can start changing it.
- Osho


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