Quotes by oneself
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Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
Carrying out the thing, getting it to the point when one might say: There, now it is good - that point is hard to reach. Often, one sets very high goals for oneself. Perhaps too high.
American comic artist 1957-
Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself. Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty - how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
British writer and hispanist 1894-1987
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
Everyone should pursue whatever is original in oneself. That's the way for a long life in music.
A. N. Wilson
English writer and columnist 1950-
Everyone writes in Tolstoy's shadow, whether one feels oneself to be Tolstoyan or not. His influence on the dissident writers of the Soviet Uniton was enormous. Figures like Grossman or Solzhenitsyn, although their language is less elevated, were dominated by a Tolstoyan desire to use fiction to tell the truth of history.
French poet 1821-1867
Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
Hell is oneself, hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections. There is nothing to escape from and nothing to escape to. One is always alone.
How desperately difficult it is to be honest with oneself. It is much easier to be honest with other people.
Austrian-British psychoanalyst 1895-1982
How one can live without being able to judge oneself, criticize what one has accomplished, and still enjoy what one does, is unimaginable to me.
French philosopher 1909-1943
Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand.
British writer 1891-1976
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention — invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.Source: An Autobiography (1977) part III, sect. 2
English writer 1894-1963
If one is not oneself a sage or saint, the best thing one can do is to study the words of those who were.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.
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