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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The only time you don’t fail is the last time you try anything—and it works.

William Strong

Decide who you must be, then do what you must do.

55? — 135?

If you can’t lead yourself, you can’t lead others.

Rohn Everson

If you care about what people think about you, how will you ever know how you feel about you?

Rebecca Fisher

Excellence I can reach for; perfection is God’s business.

Michael J. Fox
1961 —     

Be who you are and say what you feel‘cause people who mind don’t matter, and people who matter don’t mind.

Dr. Seuss
1904 — 1991

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.

Elie Wiesel
1928 —     

No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

Nathaniel Hawthorne
1804 — 1864

We are all born originals; why is it so many of us die copies?

Edward Young
1683 — 1765

Life is a war won or lost within your own self, won with pride and respect or lost by guilt and doubt.

Tommy Higgins

You can’t have what you want until you know what you want.

Shoeless Joe Jackson
1889 — 1951

No one is much pleased with a companion who does not increase, in some respect, their fondness for themselves.

Dr. Johnson
1709 — 1784

Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

A fellow who is always declaring he’s no fool usually has his suspicions.

Wilson Mizner
1893 — 1933

We don’t see things as they are. We see things as we are.

Anais Nin
1903 — 1977

Blessed is he who has learned to laugh at himself for he shall never cease to be entertained.

John Powell

The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin
1819 — 1900

To find yourself, think for yourself.

470? — 399 B.C.

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