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Quote #504565
Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.
Author: Michel de Montaigne
Quote #503491
Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.
Author: Bede Griffiths
Quote #501815
The function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.
Author: Lionel Trilling
Quote #501802
In our society, the ideal self is bold, gregarious, and comfortable in the spotlight. We like to think that we value individuality, but mostly we admire the type of individual who's comfortable 'putting himself out there.'
Author: Susan Cain
Quote #501759
A widely held, but rarely articulated, belief in our society is that the ideal self is bold, alpha, gregarious. Introversion is viewed somewhere between disappointment and pathology.
Author: Susan Cain
Quote #501498
Autoimmunity is probably the next frontier. The majority of cases of autoimmune disease result from a complex genetic problem that has environmental influences. It is a colossal task for the immune system to maintain tolerance to self and yet be ready to
Author: Bruce Beutler
Quote #500469
Loneliness is the poverty of self solitude is the richness of self.
Author: May Sarton
Quote #499453
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
Author: Denis Waitley
Quote #499377
All relationships change the brain - but most important are the intimate bonds that foster or fail us, altering the delicate circuits that shape memories, emotions and that ultimate souvenir, the self.
Author: Diane Ackerman
Quote #499295
The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
Author: Maxwell Maltz
Quote #498536
Anger can be a useful emotion; it's built into our genetic code to help with self preservation. But it can also be destructive, even when it is justified.
Author: Michael Hayden
Quote #498023
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
Author: Ernest Hemingway