Quotes: personality

Quotes 31 till 45 of 93.

  • Angela Davis
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    It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.
  • Alfred Loisy
    Alfred Loisy
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    It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Kindness and friendliness become aspects of personalized service or of public relations of big firms, rationalized to further the sale of something. With anonymous insincerity, the Successful Person thus makes an instrument of his own appearance and personality.
    Source: White Collar :The American Middle Classes (1951)
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
  • Victor Frankel
    Victor Frankel
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    Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
    Erich Fromm
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    Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
  • Meditation is just a strategy to take away your personality, your thoughts, your mind, your identity with the body, and leave you absolutely alone inside, just a living fire. And once you have found your living fire, you will know all the joys and all the ecstasies that human consciousness is capable of.
  • Anthony Sampson
    Anthony Sampson
    British writer and journalist 1926-2004
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    Muddle is the extra unknown personality in any committee.
  • My husband had a very strong identity and was successful in his life. Thank God for that. There's no way I can control him. I wouldn't stay married to him if I felt I could. I can readily take my business personality into the home. But he forces me to be a partner rather than the boss.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    Narcissism is the part of my personality that I am the least proud of, and I certainly don't like to see it highlighted in everybody else I meet.
  • John S. Bonnell
    John S. Bonnell
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    No man or woman has achieved an effective personality who is not self-disciplined. Such discipline must not be an end in itself, but must be directed to the development of resolute Christian character.
  • Bill Ford
    Bill Ford
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    Nobody's irreplaceable, including me. I think for too long we've had a cult of personality in this company and in this industry, and frankly, I'd like to see that diminish.
  • Bill Budge
    Bill Budge
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    On the robot kit, I can choose very boring parts or I can choose exciting and interesting parts. That is a reflection of my personality and the kinds of things I am interested in.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
    Maxwell Maltz
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    One of the reasons it has seemed so difficult for a person to change his habits, his personality, or his way of life, has been that heretofore nearly all efforts at change have been directed to the circumference of the self, so to speak, rather than to the center.