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The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
David Herbert Lawrence
The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness, in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life, is indifferent. Whereas, the European hasn't got so much care in him, so he cares much more for life and living.
David Herbert Lawrence
The painter must enclose himself within his work; he must respond not with words, but with paintings.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
John Stuart Mill
My other brother-in-law died. He was a karate expert, then joined the army. The first time he saluted, he killed himself.
An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
E. B. White
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual style. In the early nineties, Wolfgang Tillmans did just that, transforming himself into a new kind of artist-photographer of modern life.
Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
Jerome K. Jerome
Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it.
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition.
A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.
Miguel de Unamuno
A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
W. H. Auden
The truth is, the secular world isn't too enamored with Jesus. And they're not too enamored with someone who is leading people to Jesus. So if you're out there talking about people's sins, and you're talking about righteousness, you will get pushback. Jesus Himself did. The apostles did. I mean, there's persecution all up and down the line.
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