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There is no scientific explanation for the fact that while my body lay in coma, my mind - my conscious, inner self - was alive and well.
If there is anything about your 'self' of which you can be sure, it is that it is anchored in your own body and yours alone. The person you experience as 'you' is here and now and nowhere else.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
I would say both Western psychology and Eastern paths would recognize that we get caught up in feeling like a separate self and an unworthy self.
The self is hateful.
The concert is a polite form of self induced torture.
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one's self.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Love is - OK, it's 20 things, but it isn't 19. And I think that love reaches for something which is very, very deep in us and is very easily obscured, and is also very easily denied, which is the instinct towards the other person, other than toward the self.
When you write, you write out of your best self. Everything else drops away.
A thing that happens to migrants is that they lose many of the traditional things which root identity, which root the self.
The spiritual self of each of us is that part of us that will never grow old, or ill, or die, but it must be nurtured and invigorated!
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Every woman has... self doubt.
What I find so interesting about people is the choices they make, and how that effects their behavior, their sense of self and their relationships.
Fame is damaging when people become reliant on it for their sense of self, and their identity, when fame is linked to how you see yourself.
To disappear your complete self into a character is quite difficult. I've tried it 85 times, and I've succeeded two or three times.
It is the mystery of the creative act that something other than our conscious self takes over.
If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
Consciousness turns out to consist of a maelstrom of events distributed across the brain. These events compete for attention, and as one process outshouts the others, the brain rationalizes the outcome after the fact and concocts the impression that a single self was in charge all along.
Do whatever it takes to convey your essential self.
Whatever terrible things may have happened to you, only one thing allows them to damage your core self, and that is continued belief in them.
It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
Charles Horton Cooley
You have to find out who you are aside from what the media say you are. If you've become reliant on them for kind of a sense of self, then you're really screwed.
I don't think public life in and of itself can destroy you. I think it's the way people react to it, and some people are more sturdy than others... I don't think any one faction can be blamed for a person's self destruction - a certain amount of that has to be innate.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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