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Motivational Pretense Quotes

May these quotes about Pretense inspire and motivate you.

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Self

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare

I predict future happiness for Americans
if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people
under the pretense of taking care of them.
- Thomas Jefferson


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


Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu

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

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau


 

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

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

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

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

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

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

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

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

In silence you hear who you are becoming.
You create yourself.
- Jewel

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

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

Everyone is a mirror image of yourself -
your own thinking coming back at you.
- Byron Katie

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

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

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

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Happiness is a choice.
You grieve, you stomp your feet,
you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
- Lucy Lawless

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

Fortify yourself with contentment,
for it is an impregnable fortress. -
- Epictetus

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Don't take rejection personally.
Don't let someone else's bad day spoil your day.
As long as you never reject yourself, you'll be fine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end -
no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Reggie Leach

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Live life with no regrets and no resentments.
Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others. Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inferiority Complex:
a name for not loving yourself enough.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

A sin is anything you do which goes against yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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