Ourselves Quotes

"Everything that irritates us a...

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." โ€” Carl Jung
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To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our ...

To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in ou...

"Ultimately, we forgive others in order to free ourselves. What happens in our heart is our field of freedom. As long as we carry old wounds and anger in our heart, we continue to suffer. Forgiveness allows us to move on." โ€”Sharon Salzberg
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โ€œToo often we judge other groups by the...

โ€œToo often we judge other groups by their worst examples, while judging ourselves by our best intentions.โ€ - George W. Bush
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"A leader is best when people barely know he e...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, the people will say: we did it ourselves." -Lao Tzu
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We exist to help each ...

We exist to help each other because weโ€™re incapable of helping ourselves.
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"We really ought to free o...

"We really ought to free ourselves from the seduction of words!" - Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œThere is nothing deep down i...

โ€œThere is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves.โ€ โ€” Richard Rorty
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"Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves wi...

"Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and visions while random careless chance and change alone control the world?" Hecuba, by Euripides
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"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have kil...

"God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How, then, should we console ourselves, the murderers of all murderers?"- Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œWe select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts...

โ€œWe select our jobs with our egos but then have to do those jobs with our hearts. When we hear ourselves saying โ€˜my heart is just not into itโ€™ its because we never allowed it into the decision; it was forced by the ego, often under duress.โ€ - C.C.
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"The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either m...

"The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. " -Carlos Castaneda
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"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the...

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile." - Earl Nightingale
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"Humor is our way of defending ourse...

"Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them." โ€” Lewis Mumford
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"In recognizing the humanity of ou...

"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." - Thurgood Marshall
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"We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselve...

"We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap." -- Anthony Hopkins
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โ€œThe most truthful w...

โ€œThe most truthful we can be, is to acknowledge ourselves as liarsโ€
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"It's not until we ...

"It's not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves."
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"I don't know why we are here, but I'...

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." โ€” Ludwig Wittgenstein
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โ€œI remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with...

โ€œI remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with a full measure of loneliness that is inescapable, and we must not destroy ourselves with our passion to escape the aloneness.โ€ - Jim Harrison
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"If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing i...

"If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world" C.S. Lewis
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"Everyone is a whore, we...

"Everyone is a whore, we just sell different parts of ourselves" - Thomas Shelby
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"The healthiest thing we can do for ourselves is ...

"The healthiest thing we can do for ourselves is burn fat, eat healthy, and grow muscle. Unless you're poor, then I'd recommend doing the opposite." -- me
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"We either make ourselves miserable,...

"We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." ~Carlos Castaneda
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No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call...

No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call love, or how it creates, so to speak, a supplementary person, distinct from the person whom the world knows by the same name, a person most of whose constituent elements are derived from ourselves.
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All men are by nature equal, made all of the same eart...

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince. Plato
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We only have to look at ourselves to see h...

We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldnโ€™t want to meet. STEPHEN HAWKING
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"Let's hate every villain, beca...

"Let's hate every villain, because they've done something we ourselves can only imagine" - Ronyl Leo
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โ€The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either ...

โ€The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.โ€ โ€”Carlos Castaneda
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"We meet ourselves time and ...

"We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life.โ€ - Carl Jung
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โ€œWe are more interested in making others ...

โ€œWe are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.โ€ - Franรงois de La Rochefoucauld
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โ€œAmerica will never be destroyed from the outsi...

โ€œAmerica will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter & loose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.โ€ Abraham Lincoln
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The more we value th...

The more we value things, the less we value ourselves. - Bruce Lee
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"When we seek to discover the be...

"When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves." -William Ward
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"Could we just settle down an...

"Could we just settle down and have some compassion and respect for ourselves?" โ€”Pema Chรถdrรถn
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"It is our responsibilities,...

"It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously." โ€” Peter Ustinov
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โ€œWhat an impossible thing; breaking up, whisp...

โ€œWhat an impossible thing; breaking up, whispering promises to ourselves that other shores exist, and then blindly wading out to seaโ€ ~Atticus
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โ€œEverything that irritates us a...

โ€œEverything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.โ€ โ€• Carl Jung
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"We judge others by their a...

"We judge others by their actions,but we judge ourselves by our intentions" - Ian Percy
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What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of migh...

What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? - Henry Miller, 1940
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"The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the g...

"The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us." โ€” Quentin Crisp
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Every truth has two sides; it is as well ...

Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either. Aesop ..Born: 620 BC Died: 564 BC
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"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ...

"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ethic of hardwork and sacrifices. Capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white both here and abroad." - MLK Jr
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Okay, you win some, lose some, break some, bruise some Life could be a t...

Okay, you win some, lose some, break some, bruise some Life could be a test, multiple choice, choose some Choose one, stick with it, man, prove some Sometimes the best teachers is ourselves goin' through somethin' -Big Sean
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โ€œWhat we like to think of ourselv...

โ€œWhat we like to think of ourselves and what we really are rarely have much in common....โ€ โ€• Stephen King
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โ€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go ban...

โ€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything - what a waste!โ€ โ€” Andrรฉ Aciman , Call me by your name
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What we define as the state of happiness is in reality a lie to ourselv...

What we define as the state of happiness is in reality a lie to ourselves, because if we are happy our only concern as human beings is how we controll this state and we are wasting our time with being afraid of losing it.
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"I don't know why we are here, but I'...

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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"Not everything is lost in life if we ha...

"Not everything is lost in life if we have the possibility of re-finding ourselves,no matter what we have lost" William Ventura
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What we condemn in...

What we condemn in others, is often what we hate in ourselves.
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โ€œAmerica will never be destroyed from the outsi...

โ€œAmerica will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.โ€ - Abraham Lincoln
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โ€œWe either make ourselves mise...

โ€œWe either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the sameโ€.
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We have to dare to be ourselves,...

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. -Mary Sarton
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A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand: we donโ€™t get ...

A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand: we donโ€™t get to choose our own hearts. We canโ€™t make ourselves want whatโ€™s good for us or whatโ€™s good for other people. We donโ€™t get to choose the people we are. - Donna Tartt
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"Most people believe hell is something we...

"Most people believe hell is something we are sent to, not realizing in reality we create it every day inch by inch for ourselves."
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โ€œIt never ceases to amaze me: we all love our...

โ€œIt never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own.โ€ โ€“ Marcus Aurelius
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"People are like dice. We thro...

"People are like dice. We throw ourselves in the direction of our own choosing." -Jean-Paul Sartre
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"The presidency is also a moral office; it calls th...

"The presidency is also a moral office; it calls this nation to its highest values, and it sets the tone for the story that we tell ourselves." ~ Peter Buttigieg
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โ€œWe forfeit three-fourths of ...

โ€œWe forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.โ€ โ€• Arthur Schopenhauer
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โ€œThoughts are sim...

โ€œThoughts are simply the stories our minds tell ourselvesโ€
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โ€œWe judge ourselves by o...

โ€œWe judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their actionsโ€- I donโ€™t know
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"Forgiveness is really not about someoneโ€™s harmful behavior; itโ€™s about ou...

"Forgiveness is really not about someoneโ€™s harmful behavior; itโ€™s about our own relationship with our past. When we begin the work of forgiveness, it is primarily a practice for ourselves." โ€”Gina Sharpe, โ€œThe Power of Forgivenessโ€
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"Everybody is capable of hatred, everybody is capable of ...

"Everybody is capable of hatred, everybody is capable of love. If we stretched ourselves one way or another, we could become murderers or we could become saints." - Marlon Brando
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When we are unable to find tranquility...

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. Franรงois de La Rochefoucauld
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โ€œOut of the quarrel with others we make...

โ€œOut of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry.โ€ โ€“ William Butler Yeats
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"Each one of us has to start out with developing his or her definition of success. And w...

"Each one of us has to start out with developing his or her definition of success. And when we have these specific expectations of ourselves we are more likely to live up to them. Ultimately, it's not what you get or even what you give. It's what you become." - Mary Gates
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"Everyone's a whore. We just s...

"Everyone's a whore. We just sell different parts of ourselves" - Thomas Shelby, Peaky Blinders.
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"If you hate a person, you hate something in...

"If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." โ€” Hermann Hesse
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"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human value...

"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human valuesโ€”reconciling conflicts, sharing forgiveness and gratitude, deepening a sense of loving intimacy, and rising above our myopic experience of ourselves, our lives, and the world." โ€”Joseph Loizzo
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โ€œMaybe we feel empty because we...

โ€œMaybe we feel empty because we leave pieces of ourselves in everything we used to loveโ€ -r.m. drake
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"Love is like a straitjacket that prevents us from f...

"Love is like a straitjacket that prevents us from freeing ourselves from the madness of a love,and that holds the craziest and most in love heart" William Ventura
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"We will always tend...

"We will always tend to fulfill our own expectations of ourselves."
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