Quotes by self-destruction

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  • Carolyn Murphy
    Carolyn Murphy
    American model and actress 1974-
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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.
  • Plotinus
    Plotinus
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    Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.
  • Brendon Burchard
    Brendon Burchard
    American author 1977-
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    Business coaching and the personal development and self-help industry is considered to be one of the booming industries today.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
    Benjamin Netanyahu
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    But so far, you know who's been violating the nuclear nonproliferation pact day and night? Those who signed it. Iran, Iraq, Libya and Iran violates it while calling for Israel's destruction and racing to develop atomic weapons to that end.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    But somewhere within each of us, buried at varying depths depending on the age and degree of neglect or abuse, shame or coercion we endured, there is a resistant, daydreaming, rebellious, creative, unique child -- a true self who is waiting.
    Source: Revolution from Within (2012) 98
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    But they for whom I am the supreme goal, who do all work renouncing self for me and meditate on me with single-hearted devotion, these I will swiftly rescue from death's vast sea, for their consciousness has entered into me.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    But when the self speaks to the self, who is speaking? The entombed soul, the spirit driven in, in, in to the central catacomb; the self that took the veil and left the world - a coward perhaps, yet somehow beautiful, as it flits with its lantern restlessly up and down the dark corridors.
  • Grenville Kleiser
    Grenville Kleiser
    Canadian-American author
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    By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
    Caroline Knapp
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    By definition, memoir demands a certain degree of introspection and self-disclosure: In order to fully engage a reader, the narrator has to make herself known, has to allow her own self-awareness to inform the events she describes.
  • Dan Cruickshank
    Dan Cruickshank
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    By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.
  • Jackie Mason
    Jackie Mason
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1931-
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    By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self-denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?
  • Channing Pollock
    Channing Pollock
    American actor
    Channing Pollock
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    Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
  • W. E. B. Du Bois
    W. E. B. Du Bois
    American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and writer 1868-1963
    W. E. B. Du Bois
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    Capitalism cannot reform itself; it is doomed to self-destruction.
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