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If I had any advice for my 16-year-old self, it would just be to stay strong, because acting is not an easy lifestyle, especially when you are starting out. That being said, it definitely makes it all worth it when it does happen.
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
Orison Swett Marden
The essential self is innocent, and when it tastes its own innocence knows that it lives for ever.
My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?
We appear to be programmed with the idea that there are 'things' outside of our self, and some are conscious, and some are not.
If it takes you seven years to write each novel, you need a patron. And I would rather have my corporate self as my patron than any arts council or bestower of grants.
In the business world, I did fairly well, but wasn't happy. A bout of sciatica put me flat on my back. All I could do was read, listen to my mother's stories about the Sandovals, and daydream: a return to self. My writing career had begun.
I don't cast somebody that I think is like my younger self.
In a tribal organization, even in time of peace, service to tribe or state predominates over all self seeking; in war, service for the tribe or state becomes supreme, and personal liberty is suspended.
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 the landscape changes, then I don't know who I am either. The landscape is a refracted autobiography. As it disappears you lose your sense of self.
The self is hateful.
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.
Christ removed self as the force in His perfect life. It was, 'Not my will, but thine be done.'
Ezra Taft Benson
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.
I don't believe we have a professional self from Mondays through Fridays and a real self for the rest of the time.
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.
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