Quotes by self-destruction

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  • Art is an absolute mistress; she will not be coquetted with or slighted; she requires the most entire self-devotion, and she repays with grand triumphs.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
    Simone Weil
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    Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
    Jeanette Winterson
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    Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    As a thinker and planner the ant is the equal of any savage race of men; as a self-educated specialist in several arts she is the superior of any savage race of men; and in one or two high mental qualities she is above the reach of any man, savage or civilized!
  • As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    As person abandons worn-out clothes and acquires new ones, so when the body is worn out a new one is acquired by the Self, who lives within.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
    Bing Gordon
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    As you grow up, you become more comfortable with your own peccadilloes, and I'm bad with people who aren't self-motivated. And now, when I see them coming, I run the other way.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
    Irish poet and writer 1923-1964
    Brendan Francis
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    At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
  • Swami Ramdas
    Swami Ramdas
    Indian saint, philosopher, philanthropist and pilgrim 1884-1963
    Swami Ramdas
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    Be patient. The path of self-discipline that leads to God-realization is not an easy path: obstacles and sufferings are on the path; the latter you must bear, and the former overcome - all by His help. His help comes only through concentration. Repetition of God's name helps concentration.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    Be that self which one truly is.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
    Bonnie Hunt
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    Because I've been so blessed with a background in nursing and spent so much time with patients at a really intimate, vulnerable time in their lives, the one lesson I've learned is that you never turn down a challenge where you can keep your creative integrity and your heart and soul and your sense of self.
  • Anthony J. D'Angelo
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
    American writer
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
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    Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
    Bernard M. Baruch
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    Behind the black portent of the new atomic age lies a hope which, seized upon with faith, can work out salvation... Let us not deceive ourselves: we must elect world peace or world destruction.
    Source: Address to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (14 June 1946)
  • Carolyn Murphy
    Carolyn Murphy
    American model and actress 1974-
    Carolyn Murphy
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    Being in the world of fashion you have to be very self-absorbed, and you are surrounded by people who are very self-absorbed.
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