Quotes by oneself

Quotes 76 till 90 of 128.

  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
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    The best way to educate oneself is to become part of the revolution.
    Source: Revolution for the Hell of It (1968)
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman Douglas
    British Author 1868-1952
    Norman Douglas
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    The business of life is to enjoy oneself; everything else is a mockery.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
    Paul Valery
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    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
  • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
    French christelijk mysticist, writer 1881-1955
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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    The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of oneself to others.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
  • Konrad Adenauer
    Konrad Adenauer
    German politician 1876-1967
    Konrad Adenauer
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    The one sure way to conciliate a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    American afro-amerikan leader, writer 1935-
    Eldridge Cleaver
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    The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
    Source: Target Zero: A Life in Writing (2015)
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    The riders in a race do not stop when they reach the goal. There is a little finishing canter before coming to a standstill. There is time to hear the kind voices of friends and say to oneself, The work is done.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you.
  • Milovan Djilas
    Milovan Djilas
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    The terrible thing is that one cannot be a Communist and not let oneself in for the shameful act of recantation. One cannot be a Communist and preserve an iota of one's personal integrity.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
    Baltasar Gracian
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    The true way is the middle one, halfway between deserving a place and pushing oneself into it.
  • A.J. Cronin
    A.J. Cronin
    Scottish novelist and physician 1896-1981
    A.J. Cronin
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    The virtue of achievement is victory over oneself. Those who know this can never know defeat.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
    Milan Kundera
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    The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people.
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