Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Self.

The repository contains 48 quotes in the category “Self.”
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Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

This above all: to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare
1564 — 1616


A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.

1749 — 1832

Every woman is a rebel, and usually in violent revolt against herself.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

To know everything about oneself one must know all about others.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1807 — 1882

Then what is freedom? It is the will to be responsible to ourselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing himself.

Count Leo Tolstoy
1828 — 1910

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
1841 — 1935

I never loved another person the way I loved myself.

Mae West
1893 — 1980

To have doubted one’s own principles is the mark of a civilized man.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
1809 — 1894

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

Virginia Woolf
1882 — 1941

Conquer yourself and the world lies at your feet.

St. Augustine
354 — 430 A.D.

Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.

John Barth

An actor’s a guy who, if you ain’t talking about him, ain’t listening.

Marlon Brando
1924 — 2004

Make it your business to know yourself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.

1547 — 1616

I know who i am and who i may be, if i choose.

1547 — 1616

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