Quotes by self-examination

Quotes 106 till 120 of 692.

  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
    Arthur Henderson
    - +
     0
    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
    Virginia Woolf
    - +
     0
    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
    Grenville Kleiser
    - +
     0
    By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
    Caroline Knapp
    - +
     0
    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
    - +
     0
    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-
    Jackie Mason
    - +
     0
    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
    - +
     0
    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
    - +
     0
    Capitalism cannot reform itself; it is doomed to self-destruction.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
    - +
     0
    Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    - +
     0
    Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
    - +
     0
    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)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
    Al Goldstein
    - +
     0
    Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
    - +
     0
    Charisma is the radiance produced by the interaction of male and female elements in a gifted personality. The charismatic woman has a masculine force and severity. The charismatic man has an entrancing female beauty. Both are hot and cold, glowing with presexual self-love.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
    Gloria Steinem
    - +
     0
    Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
All self-examination famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 692 found (page 8)