Quotes by self-esteem

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  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Donald Trump may not speak explicitly of 'who we are,' but with his promise to make America great again, he engages in his own kind of identity politics, signaling that the nation has lost its sense of self. That gets to people.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Don’t be afraid of being unique. It’s like being afraid of your best self.
    Source: Think Like a Champion: An Informal Education In Business and Life (2010) 44
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
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    Each moss, Each shell, each drawling insect, holds a rank Important in the plan of Him who fram'd This scale of beings; holds a rack which, lost Would break the chain, and leave behind a gap Which Nature's self would rue.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    Education must have two foundations - morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Eloquence is an art of saying things in such a way—(1) that those to whom we speak may listen to them without pain and with pleasure; (2) that they feel themselves interested, so that self-love leads them more willingly to reflection upon it.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    Eminence without merit earns deference without esteem.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Enjoy things which are pleasant; that is not the evil: it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
    American journalist, author, venture capitalist 1985-
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    Entrepreneurs may be brutally honest, but fostering relationships with partners and building enduring communities requires empathy, self-sacrifice and a willingness to help others without expecting anything in return.
  • Lord Halifax
    Lord Halifax
    British politician (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood) 1881-1959
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    Esteem to virtue is like a cherishing air to plants and flowers, which maketh them blow and prosper.
    Source: Works (1912)
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Every male copulating with a woman returns to his origins in the womb. Goethe postponed intercourse until he was forty. This must be related to his self-imposed distance from his forceful mother. To refuse phallic penetration is to refuse surrender to the female matrix.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
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