Quotes by self-sacrifices

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  • Grenville Kleiser
    Grenville Kleiser
    Canadian-American author
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    By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    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
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    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-
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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-
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    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
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    Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    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
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    Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
    A. W. Tozer
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    Christianity takes for granted the absence of any self-help and offers a power which is nothing less than the power of God.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.
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