Quotes by oneself
Quotes 46 till 60 of 128.
Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.
French stage actress
Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
English writer 1882-1941
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.
French artist 1848-1903
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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.
French playwright 1910-1987
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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
Sovjet politician 1879-1953
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.
English writer 1894-1963
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.
American author 1945-
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
English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
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.
German philosopher 1882-1940
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.