Quotes by self-esteem

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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
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    A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement - in a word, with more renunciation than you care for - and so you flee the contagion.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
    Joan Didion
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    The ability to think for one's self depends upon one's mastery of the language.
    Source: Slouching Towards Bethlehem (2013) 91
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    True happiness 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.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    American feminism's nose dive began when Kate Millet, that imploding beanbag of poisonous self-pity, declared Freud a sexist. Trying to build a sex theory without studying Freud, women have made nothing but mud pies.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
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