Self Irony Quotes

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Edgar Allan Poe
“I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.”
Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia

Itohan Eghide
“Insecurity is the lack of trust in your abilities and worth. When you enter into a secured state of consciousness, everything that helped boost your confidence will return.”
Itohan Eghide, The Book of Maxims, Poems and Anecdotes

Ilze Falb
“Писа́ть - все равно что пи́сать: рад бы перестать, да само получается.”
Ilze Falb, Размышильзизмы

Владимир Владимирович Маяковский
“Конечно,
почтенная вещь - рыбачить.
Вытащить сеть.
В сетях осетры б!
Но труд поэтов - почтенный паче -
людей живых ловить, а не рыб”
Владимир Владимирович Маяковский, Стихотворения и поэмы

Isaac Asimov
“A couple of weeks ago I received a phone call form a young woman who inquired as to how she might obtain a copy of In Memory Yet Green (the first volume of my autobiography)...
There seemed no point in suggesting that she haunt the second bookstores because no one but an idiot ever abandons one of my books after it has come in his possession, and there are few idiots who know enough to buy one of my books in the first place.”
Isaac Asimov, The Relativity of Wrong

Seneca
“..itaque cum legere non possis quantum habueris, satis est habere quantum legas”
Seneca, Moral Letters to Lucilius: Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium