Quotes by ourselves

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  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
    Lao-Tzu
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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.
  • Caroline Leavitt
    Caroline Leavitt
    American novelist
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    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
    Malcolm X
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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.
  • M. Rutherford
    M. Rutherford
    English writer (ps. van William Hale White) 1831-1913
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    A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Admiration: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
    Kazuo Ishiguro
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    After all, what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?
    Source: The Remains of the Day (2009) 244
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
    Bruce Schneier
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    Air travel survived decades of terrorism, including attacks which resulted in the deaths of everyone on the plane. It survived 9/11. It'll survive the next successful attack. The only real worry is that we'll scare ourselves into making air travel so onerous that we won't fly anymore.
  • Amelia Barr
    Amelia Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
    Amelia Barr
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    All changes are more or less tinged with melancholy, for what we are leaving behind is part of ourselves.
  • Gail Sheehy
    Gail Sheehy
    American author, journalist, and lecturer 1937-
    Gail Sheehy
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    All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter into another!
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
    Anatole France
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    All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
    Oprah Winfrey
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    Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation.
  • Bryan Burrough
    Bryan Burrough
    American author and correspondent 1961-
    Bryan Burrough
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    American writers, at least those of us who are fortunate enough to support ourselves in the field, are by and large a lucky lot.
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