Ourselves Quotes

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Socrates
“My friend...care for your psyche...know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves" -Socrates”
Socrates

“Our stresses, anxieties, pains, and problems arise because we do not see the world, others, or even ourselves as worthy of love. (9)”
Prem Prakash, The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion A Modern Translation of the Narada Bhakti Sutras

Garth Stein
“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”
Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

Rupi Kaur
“a lot of times
we are angry at other people
for not doing what
we should have done for ourselves

- responsibility”
Rupi Kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers

Slavoj Žižek
“Happiness was never important. The problem is that we don't know what we really want. What makes us happy is not to get what we want. But to dream about it. Happiness is for opportunists. So I think that the only life of deep satisfaction is a life of eternal struggle, especially struggle with oneself. If you want to remain happy, just remain stupid. Authentic masters are never happy; happiness is a category of slaves.”
Slavoj Žižek

Beth Fantaskey
“Why did I sign up for this?'

'Because we grow by challenging ourselves.”
Beth Fantaskey, Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side

“Sometimes we want to believe something so badly that we allow ourselves to be taken advantage of.”
Aaron B. Powell, Doomsday Diaries III: Luke the Protector

William Hazlitt
“The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
(1778 - 1830)”
William Hazlitt

Dejan Stojanovic
“We measure everything by ourselves with almost a necessary conceit.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Catherine Lacey
“None of us know how to fix ourselves, at least not entirely, not well enough.”
Catherine Lacey, Nobody Is Ever Missing

C.S. Lewis
“Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity.”
C.S. Lewis

Dejan Stojanovic
“Long ago we conquered our passions looking at ourselves in the mirror of eternity.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

Dejan Stojanovic
“If what we think of ourselves were true, the planet would overflow with geniuses.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Beth Revis
“We are, at least in part, who we remember ourselves to be. Take away our memories, and you take away our selves.”
Beth Revis, The Body Electric

“The universe is not a stagnant place where technology stands still and only the few govern its destiny. Rather, it is a multidimensional dynamic entity that interacts with all things, even the very smallest. And what part we each place in it and the effect we have on it is a matter of our own choice.”
R.G. Risch

Dejan Stojanovic
“Real geniuses would like that what we think of ourselves is true.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Orhan Pamuk
“But we should search for the strange and surprising in the world, not within ourselves! To search within, to think so long and hard about our own selves, would only make us unhappy. This is what had happened to the characters in my story: for this reason heroes could never tolerate being themselves, for this reason they always wanted to be someone else.”
Orhan Pamuk, The White Castle

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If we’re really to give ourselves the best of ourselves, we have to be honest with the worst of ourselves.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“We control our destiny as much as we control ourselves.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Who are we hiding from if it isn't ourselves?”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Inspiration comes from not only within ourselves, but also from watching life around us.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Sadness come from knowing ourselves and not doing anything to help.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“What is it we seek if it is not ourselves?”
Anthony T. Hincks

“God had faith in us to look after everything in and on the Earth. We just didn't have faith in ourselves to do it.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Susan Shrestha
“It's not the world we should change, we should change ourselves.”
Susan Shrestha

Susan Shrestha
“we call ourselves human but there is no humanity in us.”
Susan Shrestha

“We will forever be at war with ourselves.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Just as we cannot change the past, so too, we cannot change the future. We can only change ourselves," the Buddha said.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“We are so wrapped up in ourselves that we don't need plastic anymore.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Chaos is the struggle within ourselves”
Marty Rubin

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