Quotes by self-esteem
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American feminist writer 1934-
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
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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.
British Labour politician
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.
English writer 1882-1941
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.
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
American writer and columnist
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.
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.
American stand-up comedian and actor 1931-
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?
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
American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and writer 1868-1963
Capitalism cannot reform itself; it is doomed to self-destruction.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.Source: A Burst of Light: And Other Essays (2017)
American academic and social critic 1947-
Cats are autocrats of naked self-interest. They are both amoral and immoral, consciously breaking rules. Their ''evil'' look at such times is no human projection: the cat may be the only animal who savors the perverse or reflects upon it.
American pornographer 1936-2013
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
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