Quotes containing word "self"

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Definitions and meanings of word "self"

• Noun: your consciousness of your own identity

• Noun: a person considered as a unique individual; example: "one's own self"

• Adj: (used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self; examples: "self-knowledge", "self-proclaimed", "self-induced"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "self"

Bede Griffiths
3 quotes about self
British Clergyman
Monday 17 December 1906 - Thursday 13 May 1993
William Shakespeare
3 quotes about self
English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
Samuel Alexander
2 quotes about self
Australian Philosopher
Thursday 6 January 1859 - Tuesday 13 September 1938
Aldous Huxley
3 quotes about self
English Writer, Novelist
Thursday 26 July 1894 - Friday 22 November 1963
Khalil Gibran
2 quotes about self
Lebanese Poet
Saturday 6 January 1883 - Friday 10 April 1931
May Sarton
2 quotes about self
American Novelist, Poet
Friday 3 May 1912 - 1995
Jeanette Winterson
2 quotes about self
British Writer, Novelist
Born Thursday 27 August 1959
Marcus Tullius Cicero
3 quotes about self
Roman Statesman
106 B.C. - 43 B.C.
Edward T. Hall
one quote about self
American Scientist
Saturday 16 May 1914 - Monday 20 July 2009
James M. Baldwin
3 quotes about self
American Philosopher
Saturday 12 January 1861 - Thursday 8 November 1934
Ella Maillart
2 quotes about self
Swiss Writer
Friday 20 February 1903 - Thursday 27 March 1997
William Law
2 quotes about self
English Writer, Clergyman
1686 - 1761

The reason man does not experience his true cultural self is that until he experiences another self as valid he has little basis for validating his own self.

Edward T. Hall

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Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.

Bede Griffiths

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I can hardly find the words to describe the peace I felt when I was acting. My dysfunctional self could actually plug in to another self, not my own, and it felt so good.

Thandie Newton

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Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.

Khalil Gibran

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Revolution begins with the self, in the self.

Toni Cade Bambara

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A self does not amount to much, but no self is an island; each exists in a fabric of relations that is now more complex and mobile than ever before.

Jean-Francois Lyotard

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The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. A Stanford study showed that those who saw a photo of their future self made smarter financial decisions.

A. J. Jacobs

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Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?

Abdul Kalam

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Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.

May Sarton

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Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.

William Shakespeare

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A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.

Clare Boothe Luce

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Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self.

Samuel Alexander

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What could begin to deny self, if there were not something in man different from self?

William Law

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It is the nature of the self to manifest itself, In every atom slumbers the might of the self.

Muhammad Iqbal

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It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better.

Ella Maillart

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He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man, and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.

Mencius

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The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.

Albert Pike

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If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.

Napoleon Hill

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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.

Guru Nanak

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Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance.

Al Spalding

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