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A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
The past is not simply the past, but a prism through which the subject filters his own changing self-image.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
I'm definitely a vintage collector. I have a wardrobe of core basics that I like to spice up with different colors, new accessories, and I love to try on new things to invite something different. I find, with every new stage of my life, my self-image shifts with new duties and responsibilities, and so does my fashion style.
Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don't get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school.
Marilyn vos Savant
Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation.
Distortions control my self-image, like they do for a lot of us. It's irrational.
In the early 1940s, as a young teenager, I was utterly appalled by the racist and jingoist hysteria of the anti-Japanese propaganda. The Germans were evil, but treated with some respect: They were, after all, blond Aryan types, just like our imaginary self-image. Japanese were mere vermin, to be crushed like ants.
Seeing, feeling, thinking, believing - these are the stages of how we change our style on the outside and our self-image on the inside.
A poor self-image is the magnifying glass that can transform a trivial mistake or an imperfection into an overwhelming symbol of personal defeat.
David D. Burns
Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.
The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.
Demagoguery sells. And therefore radio stations will put it on. But that doesn't mean that you can't do something else and also make it sell. You know, when I look at an Ann Coulter or I look at a Rush or I look at a Sean Hannity, I think to myself, 'What kind of self-image do you have?'
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
No matter how I might feel about myself or my self-image, there is still a part of me that wants to fight to the end.
I.Q. deficiency. There are some people who are an order of fries short of a Happy Meal, and what is often a characteristic about every one of these people is that they don't know it. They have no idea how incompetent or stupid they are. It's the exact opposite. They have the loftiest, highest self-image.
A positive self-image has little relationship to our material circumstances.
Ezra Taft Benson
I think there is a danger with young people of being dependent in the sense that they don't acquire any identity or self-image of themselves as thinkers.
Edward de Bono
I've let a lot of things go, and obviously football is one of them. I think the hardest thing to let go is your self-image. That's what I'm working on now.
The easiest time to cure an illness is before it is accepted as a part of the self-image.
I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The more a woman likes her job, the better her self-image and the more she enjoys her life.
To be completely stripped bare of any image power or my hair. To step onstage and get the response that I got blew any problems I had about self-image out the door.
People can very quickly have a very poor self-image. It doesn't take much.
Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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