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Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
The man who can articulate the movements of his inner life need no longer be a victim of himself, but is able slowly and consistently to remove the obstacles that prevent the spirit from entering.
The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.
He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.
The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.
While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it.
Magic is crazy. He is that crazy wild guy on the basketball court that is very intense and very serious. He is the guy who lives and eats and breathes basketball. Magic is a guy who would stand for nothing but winning and really prepared himself as well as he prepared his team. Earvin is the complete opposite.
In our society, the ideal self is bold, gregarious, and comfortable in the spotlight. We like to think that we value individuality, but mostly we admire the type of individual who's comfortable 'putting himself out there.'
A person himself believes that all the other portraits are good likenesses except the one of himself.
By the law of Christ, every man is bound to love his neighbour as himself; but every servant is a neighbour of every civil lord; therefore every civil lord must love any of his servants as himself; but by natural instinct, every lord abhors slavery; therefore, by the law of charity, he is bound not to impose slavery on any brother in Christ.
It is a mystic maxim that the lower in the scale of evolution a being is placed, the more certainly it responds to the planetary rays, and conversely the higher we ascend in the scale of attainment, the more the man conquers and rules his stars, freeing himself from the leading strings of the Divine Hierarchies.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
James A. Baldwin
He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
Finley Peter Dunne
The painter must enclose himself within his work; he must respond not with words, but with paintings.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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