Quotes: ourselves

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  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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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.
  • 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.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
  • 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-
    Queen Elizabeth II
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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.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
    Bob Marley
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    None but ourselves can free our minds.
    Source: Redemption Song
  • The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion, and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the most childish pieces of folly.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    ''To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Andrew Matthews
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    A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.
  • A lot of people hurl themselves into relationships to lose themselves, but I think the best relationships help us to be more ourselves, to bring forth our best selves.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    A new world order is in the making, and it is up to us to prepare ourselves that we may take our rightful place in it.
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