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Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They're no good at all.
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
David D. Burns
People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
I don't have any terrific self-esteem issues but I do sometimes realise I've been too lucky and that I'm over-praised. It makes me nervous. I have this sense of being overrated.
Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.
Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional.
If we get our self-esteem from superficial places, from our popularity, appearance, business success, financial situation, health, any of these, we will be disappointed, because no one can guarantee that we'll have them tomorrow.
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.
Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.
Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.
I didn't have high self-esteem when I was a teen-ager, as I think most teen-agers don't.
Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
I think high self-esteem is overrated. A little low self-esteem is actually quite good. Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder.
Well, we all know that self-esteem comes from what you think of you, not what other people think of you.
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
I don't take compliments very easily. I think most musicians suffer from low self-esteem to some extent.
No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.
Colonialism deprives you of your self-esteem and to get it back you have to fight to redress the balance.
High expectations weren't nurtured in my neck of nowhere back then - children weren't fawned over from an early age as 'gifted' and groomed for a prizewinning future; self-esteem was considered something you had to pick from the garden yourself.
I think Black people need to take self-esteem seriously.
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