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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
    Karl Albrecht
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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.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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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
    André Maurois
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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
    Joseph Addison
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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-
    Freeman Dyson
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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
    Victor Hugo
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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
    Joseph Addison
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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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-
    E. M. Cioran
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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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
  • 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)
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
    Alan Thicke
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    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.
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