Quotes by oneself

Quotes 106 till 120 of 128.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance.
  • Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir
    French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
    Simone de Beauvoir
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    To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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    To offer the complexities of life as an excuse for not addressing oneself to the simpler, more manageable (trivial) aspects of daily existence is a perversity often indulged in by artists, husbands, intellectuals - and critics of the Women's Movement.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
    Georges Bataille
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    To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
    Thomas Traherne
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    To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
    Alexander Chase
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    To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
  • Maurice Blanchot
    Maurice Blanchot
    French writer and philosopher
    Maurice Blanchot
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    To write is to make oneself the echo of what cannot cease speaking - and since it cannot, in order to become its echo I have, in a way, to silence it. I bring to this incessant speech the decisiveness, the authority of my own silence.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Unless one decorates one's house for oneself alone, best leave it bare, for other people are wall-eyed.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
    R. D. Laing
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    We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
    Archibald Macleish
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    What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    When a natural discourse paints a passion or an effect, one feels within oneself the truth of what one reads, which was there before, although one did not know it. Hence one is inclined to love him who makes us feel it, for he has not shown us his own riches, but ours.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others.
    Source: Gift from the Sea (1955)
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    When one is not understood one should as a rule lower one's voice, because when one really speaks loudly enough and is not heard, it is because people do not want to hear. One had better begin to mutter to oneself, then they get curious.
    Source: Nietzsches Zarathustra (1988)
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
    Lionel Trilling
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    Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
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