Quotes: himself

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  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
  • Henry Winkler
    Henry Winkler
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    A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
  • A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
    Finley Peter Dunne
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    Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    All social rules and all relations between individuals are eroded by a cash economy, avarice drags Pluto himself out of the bowels of the earth.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    But mercy is above the sceptred sway; it is enthroned in the hearts of kings; it is an attribute to God himself.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
    Meister Eckhart
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    If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
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