Creating Oneself Quotes

Quotes tagged as "creating-oneself" (showing 1-10 of 10)
Rollo May
“Human freedom involves our capacity to pause between the stimulus and response and, in that pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. The capacity to create ourselves, based upon this freedom, is inseparable from consciousness or self-awareness. (p. 100)”
Rollo May, The Courage to Create

Alaric Hutchinson
“The moment we accept our pain is the moment we release our suffering. Suffering is created when we offer life resistance, and what we resist most are the experiences that bring us pain.”
Alaric Hutchinson, Living Peace: Essential Teachings for Enriching Life

Steve Goodier
“I want to die living. And I want to be remembered as one who lived with purpose, joy and feeling. I want to spend my time learning what goes into a whole and happy life, then building that life the best I can.”
Steve Goodier

Shannon L. Alder
Six Beliefs That Set the Course of Your Life

1. If you don’t believe the impossible can happen, then you are right.

2. When you feel like you are less than others, then you are right.

3. When you believe what you have and how you were raised keeps you from having everything you ever dreamed of, you are right.

4. When you believe your mistakes can’t be undone, you are right.

5. When you feel this is the best it is going to get, you are right.

6. When you think someone will never change or rise above their brokenness, you are WRONG!”
Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder
“The only real difficulty with becoming disciplined is when you buy into the notion that happiness comes at the price of sacrifice. The reality is this: Discipline becomes freedom when you are doing what you love.”
Shannon L. Alder

Thomas Szasz
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds. It is something one creates.”
Thomas Szasz

Ljupka Cvetanova
“In search of myself, I have created myself.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Alexandra York
“As comestibles nourish our bodies and ideas nourish our minds, so art nourishes our souls.”
Alexandra York, Crosspoints: A Novel of Choice

“Successfult people are two types; those who are meant to be, and those who try so hard and be. If you are not the first, be the second or try harder.”
Alahdal A. Hussein