Quotes by oneself

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  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    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.
  • Scott Adams
    Scott Adams
    American comic artist 1957-
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    Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    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.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
  • Gerald Brenan
    Gerald Brenan
    British writer and hispanist 1894-1987
    Gerald Brenan
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    Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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    Everyone should pursue whatever is original in oneself. That's the way for a long life in music.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    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.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    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.
  • Anna Freud
    Anna Freud
    Austrian-British psychoanalyst 1895-1982
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    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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    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.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    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
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    If one is not oneself a sage or saint, the best thing one can do is to study the words of those who were.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    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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