Self Quotes

Tony DeLiso

Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens. Tony DeLiso
Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens

Melissa De La Cruz

You cannot be with someone just because you don’t want to hurt him. You have your own happiness to think about.

Marvin Gaye

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Hang out with successful people and you'll acquire success characters

Aniekee Tochukwu

Unimaginative thinking has never produced a genuis

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hope is an expectation of everyday miracle.

Simona Panova

Even I don’t know myself... In fact, I don’t know if I really have a self at all, as I’m constantly playing different roles and pretending – not so much on stage as in real life...

Walt Whitman

To drive free, to love free, to court destruction with taunts. One brief house of madness and joy!

Norbert Harms

You will never find your way, by keeping doors closed.

Michael Adzema

A crucial element of the real self is its unconditional acceptance of itself.

Ernest Hemingway

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

Jess C. Scott

I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.

Jess C. Scott

A fit, healthy body - that is the best fashion statement. Jess C. Scott
A fit, healthy body - that is the best fashion statement

David Levithan

Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you’re friends is easy. Being friends is not.

Jess C. Scott

V-Day…if you need this one day in a year to show everyone else you truly care
V-Day…if you need this one day in a year to show everyone else you truly care for “your loved one” I think it’s quite stupid. I hate this commercialism. It’s all artificial, and has nothing to do with real love.

Jess C. Scott

My head’ll explode if I continue with this escapism.

Jess C. Scott

Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.

Tony DeLiso

Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling. Tony DeLiso
Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling

Brian Tracy

Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.

Allan Rufus

Your inner strength is your outer foundation

Jess C. Scott

Please, touch me, I pray.

May Sarton

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.

Mary Anne Radmacher

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

John Berger

Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.

Deepak Chopra

Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.

Ram Mohan

Fall in love.. that is fine, but just make sure you fall deep enough to stay there forever.

C. JoyBell C.

It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your
It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon.

Helen Keller

What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me.

Jess C. Scott

I was flipping channels, watching this cheerleading program on MTV. They took a field hockey girl and “transformed” her into a cheerleader by the end of the show. I was just wondering: what if she liked field hockey better?

Jess C. Scott

Anya looked upon Nin admirably. Having him as a partner-in-crime - if only on this one occasion, which she hoped would only be the start of something more - was more revitalizing than the cheap thrills of a cookie-cutter shallow, superficial romance, where the top priority was how beautiful a person was on the outside.

Steven J. Carroll

You can always tell the heart of man by what he do, and by what he don't do...

N.K. Jemisin

You are what your creators and experiences have made you, like every other being in this universe. Accept that and be done; I tire of your whining.


Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

Aaron Cohen

Happiness is attained, not through self-interest, but through unconditional fidelity in endless love of eternal light.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Simple minded people do things like gossip, lie, spread rumors, and cause troubles. But, I know you're more intelligent.

Roman Payne

When I touched her body,
I believed she was God.
In the curves of her form
I found the birth of Man,
the creation of the world,
and the origin of all life.

Chitralekha Paul

And people turn to internet with the hope that in this virtual world, where real identity need not be disclosed, they will find someone before whom they could be their true self,without any pretensions and get an opportunity to release the pent-up emotions and feel light.

C. Elizabeth

Listen to your inner self, it knows you best.

Alain De Botton

One kind of good book should leave you asking: how did the author know that about me?

Jonathan Price

Remember yourself. Deep inside, you have an observer, a constant neutral witness to your posture, gesture, facial expression, breathing, taste, impressions of light and sound. Don't leap to interpret. Just be there and observe.

Tennessee Williams

Byron: The luxuries of this place have made me soft.The metal point's gone from my pen, there's nothing left but the feather.
Gutman:That may be true.But what can you do about it?
Byron:Make a departure.
Gutman:From yourself?
Byron:From my present self to myself as I used to be!
Gutman:That's the furthest departure a man could make!

Marguerite Yourcenar

The true birthplace is that wherein for the first time one looks intelligently upon oneself; my first homelands have been books, and to a lesser degree schools.

Karl Lagerfeld

I like to reinvent myself - it’s part of my job.

Ram Mohan

Never delete but save the numbers of your enemies.. so that it helps you avoid them better.

Ram Mohan

The ones who appear to be unemotional are in real the most emotional ones.

Ram Mohan

If something hurts you, be happy that you have a heart that hurts.

Ram Mohan

Consider everyone trustworthy until they prove otherwise.

Ram Mohan

If you cannot value a commitment made by someone else, your own commitments lose their value too.

Ram Mohan

Two people of similar nature can never get along, it takes two opposites to harmonize.

Jerril Thomas Abraham

When you walk,go different roads that take you nowhere,and see your world.

Ram Mohan

People do not have the power to change situations, situations have the power to change people though.

Vivian Amis

Everything you experience is a blessing and pushes you toward realizing your true self.

Ram Mohan

There are just two things that can make you famous.. being noble or notorious.. Ram Mohan
There are just two things that can make you famous.. being noble or notorious.

Lolly Daskal

Where we fall are the stepping-stones for our journey.

Lolly Daskal

The difference between impossible and possible is a willing heart.

Lolly Daskal

Purpose drives the process by which we become what we are capable of being.

Donna Tartt

It's not about outward appearances but inward significance. A grandeur in the world, but not of the world, a grandeur that the world doesn't understand. That first glimpse of pure otherness, in whose presence you bloom out and out and out.

A self one does not want. A heart one cannot help.

Etty Hillesum

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world.

Johnathan Jena

True, lasting peace comes not through stamping out the ignorance of others, but through cultivating acceptance with ourselves.

Ram Mohan

Leave if you must. But leave when you are strong, not weak. Leaving should be a choice and not the only option.

Ram Mohan

After bearing the consequences of a mistake, the person either becomes a better person or completely succumbs to the atrocity.

Ram Mohan

People tend to take things spoken as a joke seriously and things spoken seriously as a joke.

Bill Courtney

Only by entering new and unfamiliar worlds can a person change society as well as self.

Joyce Carol Oates

And remember: you must not overwork your body, or your soul. You must not enslave yourself, as you would not enslave any other person. You must be the custodian of your self.

Patricia Highsmith

But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.

Joseph Campbell

You don't ask what a dance means. You enjoy it. You don't ask what the world means. You enjoy it. You don't ask what you mean. You enjoy it.

Norbert Harms

A Leader has no ego, but is followed by some, who become less, and less, and less.

Norbert Harms

Pursue Change, by starting to think different. Achieve Change, by doing things different!

Gary Chapman

A gentle answer turns away wrath.

Norbert Harms

If you want to listen, don't talk.
If you want to talk, listen first.

Norbert Harms

There's never a better time, to make a decision, than right now. And if you feel you'd better made another decision, then make that decision now, and if you can't decide, just make a decision, because you can always make a new decision.

Norbert Harms

Apparently, there are many roads which lead to Rome, but there is sure just one road, which leads to success, and that is the road of courage. Depending on what attributes you take with you on that road,will determine, however, the time it will take you to reach success.

Norbert Harms

It always starts with people's disbelieve in other, because of their own shortage in visualising.
When success had followed the one with the vision about, envy will haunt the people, without.

Norbert Harms

Integrity is an integer, and nothing less.

Norbert Harms

Many people listen, but never hear, some hear only what they want to hear. A few people but listen, because they want to hear, and then they understand, they needeed to listen.

Norbert Harms

The power of giving, is greater than the joy of receiving

Norbert Harms

A wise man accepts defeat, a fool accepts to defeat

Norbert Harms

Liberty does not hold back on ignorance, nor will arrogance insinuate equal

Norbert Harms

it doesn't matter, if you're on a dirt road, just follow it, you'll hit some asphalt again

Norbert Harms

There is nothing in your life, worth enough, not doing it.


To forget the whole world is easy; to make the whole world forget you is hard.

James A. Michener

Being goal-oriented instead of self-oriented is crucial. I know so many people who want to be writers. But let me tell you, they really don't want to be writers. They want to have been writers. They wish they had a book in print. They don't want to go through the work of getting the damn book out. There is a huge difference.

Vivian Amis

To think is to have doubt....yet even thinking will bring you to "no thought"....eventually.

Alain De Botton

Never too late to learn some embarrassingly basic, stupidly obvious things about oneself.

Kandi Dougherty

This time around I was so lonely that I was forced to be face to face with myself. Realizing at the end of the day I only have me and I didn't seem to like my own company. I decided to I had to make myself into someone I can live with.


once you meet your own self-effortlessly you can expand your best qualities to the outer world.

Shujoy Chowdhury

hide your feelings, hide you thoughts, hide your self from the world but dont hide you from you cause only you know where you stand & the world's knows nothing

Carl Henegan

Strangers are never seen through a window. When our eyes are cast upon another, we are in fact gazing into the depths of a mirror. If you truly desire to understand how you feel about yourself, just take an honest look at how you view the world around you.

Donald C.Nwokedi

always say something! is either to yourself or to the world around!

Brennan Manning

Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion.

Emma Donoghue

If I was made of cake I'd eat myself before somebody else could.

Gabriel García Márquez

He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.

Katharine Hepburn

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.

C. JoyBell C.

Don't think about making life better for other people who don't even deserve you, rather, focus on making your life the best, for yourself and those who love you.

Jean-Paul Sartre

You are - your life, and nothing else.

Ayn Rand

To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That's what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much harder?

Toba Beta

I don't judge people.
It blurs out the center of my attention,
my focus,

Brené Brown

If you own this story you get to write the ending.

Richard Paul Evans

I've come to know that what we want in life is the greatest indication of who we really are.

Amit Ray

Write it on your heart you are the most beautiful soul of the Universe. Realize it,
Write it on your heart you are the most beautiful soul of the Universe. Realize it, honor it and celebrate the life.


You are an ocean in a drop of dew,
all the universes in a thin sack of blood.

What are these pleasures then,
these joys, these worlds
that you keep reaching for,
hoping they will make you more alive?

Rolf Edberg

In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves.

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