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Motivational Self Help Quotes

May these quotes about Self Help inspire and motivate you.

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

Regrets and their cousins, resentments,
are a huge cause of self-inflicted suffering.
Sometimes it takes years of psychotherapy
to gain freedom from regrets about what you did or did not do,
and freedom from resentment over what others did or did not do.
Sometimes it takes a lifetime of self-talk to remember
to put the past in the past where it belongs.
However, sometimes a simple symbolic act can help immeasurably
to grant ourselves freedom from the past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

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


 

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

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

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

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

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

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

What you are comes to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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