Quotes by ourselves

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  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
  • J. Adams
    J. Adams
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    The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
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    A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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    As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    American Christian author
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    Being part of an agenda beyond ourselves liberates us to complement each other rather than compete with each other.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
  • Ann Bancroft
    Ann Bancroft
    American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
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    For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    If we continue to accumulate only power and not wisdom, we will surely destroy ourselves.
    Source: Ann Druyan (2011) 354
  • Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen Elizabeth II
    Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand 1926-
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    Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are.
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