Quotes by oneself
Quotes 106 till 120 of 128.
Irish writer 1854-1900
To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance.
Simone de Beauvoir
French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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.
French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
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.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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.
American journalist and editor 1926-
To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
French writer and philosopher
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
English writer 1885-1930
Unless one decorates one's house for oneself alone, best leave it bare, for other people are wall-eyed.
R. D. Laing
British psychiatrist 1927-1989
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.
American poet 1892-1982
What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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)
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-
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)
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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)
American Critic 1905-1975
Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
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