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Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
British writer 1819-1875
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Frank Moore Colby
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
American columnist 1918-
Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
American writer 1837-1921
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
English essayist 1775-1834
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.Source: Character Ch. VI
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
American theologian 1809-1894
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Our first and last love is... self-love.
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