Selected Quotes about Self

The most important thing is God's blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about. -- Mohamed Al-Fayed

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as you mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve. -- Mary Kay Ash

Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It's about accepting all of yourself. You've got to learn to accept the fool in you as well as the part that's got it goin' on. -- Tyra Banks

I'm competitive with myself. I always try to push past my own borders. -- Tyra Banks

I'm a gentleman, a truthful person, a sir of absolute morality. -- Silvio Berlusconi

I'm the Jesus Christ of politics, I am a patient victim, I put up with everyone, I sacrifice myself for everyone. -- Silvio Berlusconi

But everyone always thinks they're so important. And I'm sure they are. But to me, my happiness is more important. -- Gisele Bundchen

No one else can think or feel for you .. its YOU .. ONLY YOU. -- Rhonda Byrne

Relationships: Treat yourself the way you want to be treated by others .. love yourself and you will be loved. -- Rhonda Byrne

We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice. -- Stephen Covey

One problem people have is that they lie to themselves. You may think you are more talented then the next guy. Which is exactly what the next guy thinks as well. -- Mark Cuban

You've got to be yourself... I wouldn't have done well in a place where I had to conform because I would always be resisting and I still do it today. -- Michael Dell

You're only lonely if you're not there for you. -- Dr.Phil

You've got a responsibility to your children to keep them warm and dry. Don't get behind on the rent. This should be a priority or you could end up living with parents, or worse, in a shelter. -- Dr.Phil

Are you doing what you're doing today because you want to do it, or because it's what you were doing yesterday? -- Dr.Phil

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself. -- Dr.Phil

Do you know what the real issue is? Get real about why you're doing what you're doing, and deal with that issue. -- Dr.Phil

Educate yourself. Marriage is a partnership, and both individuals need to be well-informed. Many problems — especially when it comes to money — stem from lack of knowledge. -- Dr.Phil

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. -- Wayne Dyer

Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality. -- Wayne Dyer

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. -- Wayne Dyer

The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success? -- Larry Flynt

Once I began following my own instincts, sales took off and I became a millionaire. And that, I think, is a key secret to every person's success, be they male or female, banker or pornographer: Trust in your gut. -- Larry Flynt

Instinct is the gift of experience. The first question you have to ask yourself is, 'On what basis am I making a judgment?' ... If you have no experience, then your instincts aren't any good. -- Malcolm Gladwell

I am Al Gore, and I used to be the next president of the United States of America. -- Al Gore

Capitalism is based on self-interest and self-esteem; it holds integrity and trustworthiness as cardinal virtues and makes them pay off in the marketplace, thus demanding that men survive by means of virtue, not vices. -- Alan Greenspan

In this new wave of technology, you can't do it all yourself, you have to form alliances. -- Carlos Slim Helu

God helps only those who are prepared and determined to help themselves. -- Adolf Hitler

No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished? -- Lee Iacocca

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men. -- Lee Iacocca

If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. -- Carl Jung

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more. -- Carl Jung

The more we become conscious of ourselves through self-knowledge, and act accordingly, the more the layer of the personal unconscious will be diminished. -- Carl Jung

If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it. -- Dalai Lama

The very purpose of religion is to control yourself, not to criticize others. Rather, we must criticize ourselves. How much am I doing about my anger? About my attachment, about my hatred, about my pride, my jealousy? These are the things which we must check in daily life. -- Dalai Lama

You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. -- Abraham Lincoln

I know from experience that nobody can give me a tip or series of tips that will make money for me than my own judgement. -- Jesse Livermore

If somebody had told me my method would not work I nevertheless would have tried it out to make sure for myself, for when I am wrong only one thing convinces me of it, and that is, to lose money. And I am only right when I make money. -- Jesse Livermore

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done. -- Vince Lombardi

If you want to be constructive in politics, the less you look back, the better. If you do look back, then it can only be to learn for yourself through the events that have taken place. -- Angela Merkel

Those who hate you don't win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. -- Richard Nixon

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously. -- Norman Vincent Peale

Anybody can do just about anything with himself that he really wants to and makes up his mind to do. We are capable of greater things than we realize. -- Norman Vincent Peale

It is a fact that you project what you are. -- Norman Vincent Peale

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor. -- Norman Vincent Peale

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have. -- Norman Vincent Peale

I am not the German Tony Blair. Nor am I the German Bill Clinton. I am Gerhard Schroeder, chancellor of Germany, responsible for Germany. I don't want to be a copy of anyone. -- Gerhard Schroeder

I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience? -- Mother Teresa

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. -- Mother Teresa

I think I'm more difficult than critical. -- Mother Teresa

Show me success without ego! -- Ivana Trump

That's why it was me, so that every individual can accept himself or herself as an emissary of light and see that there is no need to give their power away to any teacher or guru. -- James Twyman

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. -- Woodrow Wilson

I spend a lot of time by myself, and I consciously do that to strengthen myself and to stay centered. -- Oprah Winfrey

I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself. -- Oprah Winfrey

It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. -- Oprah Winfrey

It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are— not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within— that you can begin to take control. -- Oprah Winfrey

I needed to take some time to listen, to think and to get centered. I needed some time for me. So I started spending more time on my farm. -- Oprah Winfrey

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it. -- Oprah Winfrey

Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself. -- Oprah Winfrey

My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. -- Oprah Winfrey

I couldn't do the kinds of shows that I see some other people do, I just couldn't. I've reached a level of maturity in this work myself. There was a time, when I first started out, that it was far more exploited. -- Oprah Winfrey

God is not solitude, but perfect communion. For this reason the human person, the image of God, realizes himself or herself in love, which is a sincere gift of self. -- Pope Benedict XVI

You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind. -- Zig Ziglar

Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves. -- Zig Ziglar

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as who you become (by achieving your goals). -- Zig Ziglar

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