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When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.
H. G. Wells
He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy.
George Jean Nathan
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Henry David Thoreau
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.
Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A man's natural rights are his own, against the whole world; and any infringement of them is equally a crime, whether committed by one man, or by millions; whether committed by one man, calling himself a robber, (or by any other name indicating his true character,) or by millions, calling themselves a government.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
If one does not fail at times, then one has not challenged himself.
I have always thought you could take the measure of a man by his sports manners - that is to say, the way in which he conducts himself on the playing field, or even over a game of chess or cards.
A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
I always go back to Harry Truman: Should we drop an atomic bomb to save 100,000 lives? That's a hell of a decision to make. Did he make that decision by himself? No, he had advisers.
My younger son, Cordell, aka Lil Snoop, loves me like a fan loves Snoop Dogg. He's inspired by making me happy. My older son, Corde, aka Spank, does everything I say, with effort and determination - but he does it for himself. He gets his thrill out of seeing his own results on the football field.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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