Quotes by oneself

Quotes 46 till 60 of 128.

  • Morarji Desai
    Morarji Desai
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    Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
  • Sarah Bernhardt
    Sarah Bernhardt
    French stage actress
    Sarah Bernhardt
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    Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    Life for both sexes is arduous, difficult, a perpetual struggle. More than anything... it calls for confidence in oneself...And how can we generate this imponderable quality most quickly? By thinking that other people are inferior to oneself.
  • Paul Gauguin
    Paul Gauguin
    French artist 1848-1903
    Paul Gauguin
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    Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
    Cesare Pavese
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    Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.
  • Jean Anouilh
    Jean Anouilh
    French playwright 1910-1987
    Jean Anouilh
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    Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
    Erich Fromm
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    Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
    Source: The Art of Loving
  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
    Sovjet politician 1879-1953
    Joseph Stalin
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    Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division ;and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
  • Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
  • Barry Lopez
    Barry Lopez
    American author 1945-
    Barry Lopez
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    No culture has yet solved the dilemma each has faced with the growth of a conscious mind: how to live a moral and compassionate existence when one is fully aware of the blood, the horror inherent in all life, when one finds darkness not only in one's own culture but within oneself... There are simply no answers to some of the great pressing questions. You continue to live them out, making your life a worthy expression of a leaning into the light.
    Source: Arctic Dreams
  • John Berger
    John Berger
    English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
    John Berger
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    Nothing in the nature around us is evil. This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the supposed cruelty of nature.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
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    Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
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