Quotes by self-destruction

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  • Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    Prostitution, when unmotivated by economic need, might well be defined as a species of psychological addiction, built on self-hatred through repetitions of the act of sale by which a whore is defined.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.
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