Himself Quotes

He who fights with monsters Should look to it that he hi...

He who fights with monsters Should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, The Abyss Also gazes into you. ~Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œThe day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

โ€œThe day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.โ€ โ€• Alden Nowlan
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"When a person can no longer la...

"When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him." โ€” Thomas Szasz
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"The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast ...

"The wise man is neither raised up by prosperity nor cast down by adversity; for always he has striven to rely predominantly on himself, and to derive all joy from himself." โ€”Seneca
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โ€œEvery miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resou...

โ€œEvery miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.โ€ - Arthur Schopenhauer
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โ€œThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreaso...

โ€œThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.โ€ - George Bernard Shaw
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No man is free wh...

No man is free who is not a master of himself (c) Epictetus
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"No man is more unhappy than he wh...

"No man is more unhappy than he who never faces adversity. For he is not permitted to prove himself." --Seneca
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He who lives in harmony with...

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. - Marcus Aurelius
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โ€œMan is always prey to his truths. ...

โ€œMan is always prey to his truths. Once he has admitted them, he cannot free himself from them.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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Probably the most neglected friend you have is you. And...

Probably the most neglected friend you have is you. And yet every man, before he can be a true friend to the world, must first become a friend to himself. ...L. Ron Hubbard
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"Wine makes a man more pleased with h...

"Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others." โ€” Samuel Johnson
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He who blames others has a long way to go on hi...

He who blames others has a long way to go on his journey. He who blames himself is halfway there. He who blames no one has arrived. -Chinese Proverb-
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โ€œBeing noticed can be a burden. Jesus go...

โ€œBeing noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.โ€ - Bob Dylan
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"Man conquers t...

"Man conquers the world by conquering himself." โ€“Zeno
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โ€œAnyone who does not see th...

โ€œAnyone who does not see the vanity of the world is very vain himself." - Blaise Pascal
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"Nothing is impossible for...

"Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself." โ€” A. H. Weiler
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"One who makes himself a worm ...

"One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him.โ€ - Immanuel Kant
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"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise" - Alden Nowlan
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"Serving in a jury forces a man to make up his mi...

"Serving in a jury forces a man to make up his mind and declare himself about something. Men don't like to do that. Sometimes it's unpleasant" -Harper Lee
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โ€œThis place, ainโ€™t no such thing as civilized. I...

โ€œThis place, ainโ€™t no such thing as civilized. Itโ€™s man so in love with greed...He has forgotten himself and found only appetites.โ€ -Dutch van der Linde
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โ€œHe who fights with monsters should look to it that h...

โ€œHe who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster, when you gaze long into the abyss the abyss also gazes into you.โ€ - Nietzsche
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โ€œSince man first bent down to grab...

โ€œSince man first bent down to grab a rock, he armed himself. The gun, thanks to it, we have certain freedoms.โ€
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โ€œHeard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each ...

โ€œHeard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? On his way down past each floor, he kept saying to reassure himself: So far so good... so far so good... so far so good. How you fall doesn't matter. It's how you land!โ€ โ€• La Haine
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"Most powerful is he who...

"Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power." --Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this ...

The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give. ...Philip K. Dick
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"He wrapped himself in quotations- ...

"He wrapped himself in quotations- as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors." โ€” Rudyard Kipling
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"Man cannot remake himself withou...

"Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor." - Alexis Carrel
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Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever do...

Today as always, men fall into two groups: slaves and free men. Whoever does not have two-thirds of his day for himself, is a slave, whatever he may be: a statesman, a businessman, an official, or a scholar. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own ...

โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.โ€
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The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that h...

The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free. Aldous Huxley
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every man in himse...

every man in himself is aristocratic, that he is his own king.
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I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to cov...

I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to covers hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic, ending with the statement that a German man had enough in his savings to purchase a train ticket home and a length of rope to hang himself. Could anybody help?
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"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are tho...

"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the person or property of another. Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness." -- Lysander Spooner
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"A kleptomaniac is a person ...

"A kleptomaniac is a person who helps himself because he can't help himself." โ€” Henry Morgan
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"Man is least himself when he talks i...

"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth." (~Oscar Wilde)
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"He who despises himself n...

"He who despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises." -Nietzsche
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โ€œThe Man Who Has Confidence...

โ€œThe Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.โ€ โ€“ Hasidic Proverb
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โ€œNo man is free w...

โ€œNo man is free who is not a master of himself.โ€ ~Epictetus
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"Everyone thinks of changing ...

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." โ€” Leo Tolstoy
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"The envious man thinks that if his ...

"The envious man thinks that if his neighbor breaks a leg, he will be able to walk better himself" โ€“ Helmut Schoeck.
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He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that ...

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. Sigmund Freud
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โ€œA jerk will see a flower he likes and will tear it out for...

โ€œA jerk will see a flower he likes and will tear it out for himself. A wise guy will stand back and just observe it, not kill it. But a truly loving person will water it.โ€ - anonymous
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If suicide bombings was a shortcut to para...

If suicide bombings was a shortcut to paradise, whoever convinced you would have blown himself up before you. - Imam Mohamad Tawhidi
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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreason...

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. " -George Shaw
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โ€œThere has never been a wise man who hasnโ€™t failed to...

โ€œThere has never been a wise man who hasnโ€™t failed to prefer the lie invented by himself to the truth discovered by someone else.โ€ โ€“Jean-Jacques Rousseau (philosopher)
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"Be wary of the man who ur...

"Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk." ~ Seneca
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โ€œThe foolish man thinks him...

โ€œThe foolish man thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a foolโ€
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"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can...

"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can curse, it's his privilage; Perhaps by his curse alone he can attain his object. That is to convince himself he's a man, not a piano key." - Dostoevsky
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โ€œThe artist should paint not only what ...

โ€œThe artist should paint not only what he has in front of him but also what he sees within himself.โ€ ~Caspar David Friedrich
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โ€œWhoever exalts himself will be...

โ€œWhoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.โ€ -Matthew 23:12
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โ€œTo progress again, man must remake himself. And he cannot remake himself without s...

โ€œTo progress again, man must remake himself. And he cannot remake himself without suffering. For he is both the marble and the sculptor. In order to uncover his true visage he must shatter his own substance with heavy blows of his hammer.โ€ - Alexis Carrel
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"Anyone who hears dogwhistles happens ...

"Anyone who hears dogwhistles happens to be a dog himself. Of what breed, I don't know" - SonyXboxNintendo13, Reddit user.
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It also occurred to him that throughout history, humankind has told two stories...

It also occurred to him that throughout history, humankind has told two stories: the story of a lost ship sailing the Mediterranean seas in quest of a beloved isle, and the story of a god who allows himself to be crucified on Golgotha. - Borges
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"The human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it. But ha...

"The human heart has a tiresome tendency to label as fate only what crushes it. But happiness likewise, in its way, is without reason, since it is inevitable. Modern man, however, takes the credit for it himself, when he doesnโ€™t fail to recognize it." --Albert Camus
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"If you can control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his ac...

"If you can control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his action. If you make a man feel that he is inferior, you do not have to compel him to accept an inferior status, for he will seek it himself." - Carter Woodson
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โ€œFrankly, I was horrified by life, at what a man had to do simply in order to eat, sl...

โ€œFrankly, I was horrified by life, at what a man had to do simply in order to eat, sleep, and keep himself clothed. So I stayed in bed and drank. When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didnโ€™t have you by the throat.โ€ Charles Bukowski
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โ€œIt was deeply a part of Leeโ€™s kindness and understanding t...

โ€œIt was deeply a part of Leeโ€™s kindness and understanding that a mans right to kill himself is inviolable, but sometimes a friend can make it unnecessaryโ€ - John Steinbeck, Cannery Row
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โ€œOne who digs a p...

โ€œOne who digs a pit for someone else, falls in it himselfโ€
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"A man may count himself a success when he wins t...

"A man may count himself a success when he wins the respect of his elders, the friendship of his peers, and the adoration of children." -Jared Alan Brock
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"No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, eve...

"No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength." - Jack Kerouac
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โ€œI have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more ...

โ€œI have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.โ€ โ€”Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
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"If god were suddenly condemned to live...

"If god were suddenly condemned to live the life which he has inflected upon men, he would kill himself." ~ Alexandre Dumas
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โ€œLearning makes a m...

โ€œLearning makes a man fit company for himself.โ€ - Thomas Fuller
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"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people prese...

"Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is." โ€” William James
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"The Constitution gives every Ame...

"The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself." โ€” John Ciardi
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"No man is more unhappy than he wh...

"No man is more unhappy than he who never faces adversity. For he is not permitted to prove himself." - Seneca
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"I can't trust a man who doesn't dr...

"I can't trust a man who doesn't drink, because a man who doesn't drink doesn't trust himself." - James Crumley
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"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to hi...

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true." โ€”Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
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โ€œThe more I study religions the more I am convinced that ...

โ€œThe more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.โ€ โ€”Richard Francis Burton, The Book of a Thousand Nights and One Night 17 volumes
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"You cannot teach a man anythi...

"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself." -Galileo Galilei
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"Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie co...

"Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise" - Alden Nowlan
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A fool thinks himself to be wi...

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. -William Shakespeare
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"No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolut...

"No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same." --Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
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"In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exp...

"In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the People." โ€“ Eugene V. Debs
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"A strong man stands up for himself...

"A strong man stands up for himself, a stronger man stands up for others." - Steve Oedekerk (Ben from Barnyard)
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โ€œHe who makes a beast of hi...

โ€œHe who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.โ€ โ€• Samuel Johnson
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โ€œMan is least himself when he talks i...

โ€œMan is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.โ€ - Oscar Wilde
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"Sometimes the memory of a man ma...

"Sometimes the memory of a man matters more than the man himself." - Billy Lee (Bad Times at the El Royale)
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โ€œThe robbโ€™d that smiles steals somethin...

โ€œThe robbโ€™d that smiles steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless griefโ€ โ€“ William Shakespeare
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