Quotes by self-importance
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
British writer 1819-1875
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Frank Moore Colby
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
American columnist 1918-
Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
American writer 1837-1921
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
English essayist 1775-1834
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
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