1001 Inspiring Quotes about Yourself

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about yourself? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful yourself quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Yourself quotes

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

— Booker T. Washington

I will not try to make you love me, to respect me or commit yourself to me. Bye.

— Ane Krstevska

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good be good for something.

— Henry David Thoreau

My father’s a large man, very strong, but he says fighting is for people who can’t win with their brains. He also says there are times when you’ve got no choice but to defend yourself from common morons.

— Carl Hiaasen

She pushed a finger against his shoulder, pushing him so he was flat on his back on the bed. “Now behave yourself and I’ll show you how much fun I can be.

— Avery Flynn, Bang

When you are authentic without an intent to harm others, you give yourself an awesome feeling which is the feeling of self-love.

— John Kuypers, What’s Important Now: Shedding The Past So You Can Live In The Present

Nothing can save you from hate, empty all your treasures and give it to people and one out of the multitudes will curse you, so live your life to please yourself and not others.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Managing excuses means not excusing yourself from the responsibility you need to take with your thought, words, and actions.

— Lorii Myers, No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book

If you do not find peace in yourself you will never find it anywhere else.

— Paula A. Bendry

Resentment is the act of stabbing yourself repeatedly in the heart with a knife, hoping the other person dies.

— Stacey Turis, Here’s to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire: An Absent-Minded Tale of Life with Giftedness and Attention Deficit – Oh Look! A Chicken!

When you are disturbed by events and lose your serenity, quickly return to yourself and don’t stay upset longer than the experience lasts; for you’ll have more mastery over your inner harmony by continually returning to it.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

The act of copulation is like that of picking the nose. It’s all right to be doing it yourself but it is a singularly unattractive spectacle for the onlooker.

— Roald Dahl

Surround yourself with everything and everyone that will help you feel your best, think your best, do your best, and be your best.

— Farshad Asl

Learn to trust yourself and you will create a meaningful life.

— Lynn A. Robinson

Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

— Morihei Ueshiba

You yourself are your own barrier – rise from within it.

— Idries Shah, The Way of the Sufi

No one has any right to tell you that the way you perceive yourself is wrong. Because by doing so, they also discourage the person you aspire to be.

— Kamand Kojouri

Do not compromise yourself and put your goodness in the same impermanent category as whatever circumstance happening. Be the best you in every circumstance.

— Steve Maraboli

Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree-they bear no fruit.

— Frances Marion

It’s decidedly bizzare, when the Worst Thing hppens and you find yourself still conscious, still breathing.

— Elisa Albert, The Book of Dahlia

I wanted to be a child actor so bad that every day I’d beg my parents if I could audition, but my mom said, ‘Not until you can drive yourself to auditions.’

— Zooey Deschanel

Stay true to yourself and listen to your inner voice. It will lead you to your dream.

— James Ross

No matter how many thousands friends you’ve had, or even more likes you’ve got, but if you do not enjoy being yourself, then you just keep lying to yourself and unto others as well.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Get acquainted with your shadow, or find yourself surprised when a crisis emerges.

— M.B. Dallocchio

Faith is trusting yourself to believe in uncertainties.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

You can never deplete your love by giving it away. Why not give yourself to love?

— Debasish Mridha

God gave you a special purpose, do not see yourself as insignificant

— Sunday Adelaja

You cannot harden your heart to the future just because of your past. You cannot use cruelty against yourself to justify cruelty to others.

— Marie Lu, The Midnight Star

I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that’s not how I’ve chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.

— Julia Roberts

Why the hell you have to feel bad! … like ” I am crazy”….. even if you are not !! many else out there …. feel the same in some point of time to be crazy enough, Hence…. let’s just be practical and take light! “Be yourself to live the Life.

— Praveen Chenna

When you explore your fears then you set yourself free.

— Stephen Richards, Releasing You from Fear

Power is strength and the ability to see yourself through your own eyes and not through the eyes of another.

— Agnes Whistling Elk

Go on thinking that you don’t need to be read and you’ll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone and the public won’t feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party.

— Dylan Thomas

I don’t think it’s possible to c-call yourself a C-Christian and… and j-just leave out the awkward bits.’ -Wilfred Owen

— Pat Barker, Regeneration

I know life well enough to know you can’t count on things staying around or standing still, no matter how much you want them to. You can’t stop people from dying. You can’t stop people from going away. You can’t stop yourself from going away either.

— Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places

Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.

— Vironika Tugaleva

Tell yourself often: I am going to tackle my aspirations head on with the passion and dedication necessary to exceed even my expectations.

— Lorii Myers, No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book

Most of the things that go wrongin life don’t have a lasting impact.Remind yourself that if it won’tmatter in ten years’ time, it doesn’t matter today.

— Domonique Bertolucci, The Happiness Code: Ten Keys to Being the Best You Can Be

If you see the world and yourself through a lens smudged by negativity then you’ll find much misery. If you look outwards and inwards through lens brightened by positivity you’ll find much to be happy and appreciative about.

— Henrik Edberg, The 7 Timeless Habits of Happiness

You don’t see someone flying and you begin to bite yourself for not being able to do that. You do what you can.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Don’t be too comfortable with employment discover yourself and see what you can achieve for yourself

— Sunday Adelaja

You owe it to your loved ones as well as yourself to know and pursue your pleasures.

— Mireille Guiliano, French Women Don’t Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure

Be yourself no matter what. People don’t have to like you, and you don’t have to care.

— Eyden I., Kiss Friendzone Goodbye

The kindest way of helping yourself is to find a friend

— Ann Kaiser Stearns

You live not only for yourself but for others.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.

— Michael Cunningham, A Home at the End of the World

No; you shall tear yourself away, none shall help you: you shall yourself pluck out your right eye; yourself cut off your right hand: your heart shall be the victim, and you the priest to transfix it.

— Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Are you being obedient, or just martyring yourself for another good cause?

— Janine Mendenhall, Starving Hearts

Life is about giving yourself away in the service of others. Life is not about living just to live.

— Debasish Mridha

Every morning, appreciate the golden glowing sun for giving you life. Every evening, appreciate yourself for making the world a little more joyful with your lovely presence.

— Debasish Mridha

Blow out all negative attitudes and live true to your dreams. Talks less and act more. Be confident and see yourself wining even before the victory comes.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Wear yourself proudly.

— Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

If your paramount concern in life is to make sure everyone likes and approves of you, I’m sorry to say you’re going to find yourself running in circles for the rest of your life.

— Ali B. Moe

When mental [illness] increases until it reaches the danger point, do not exhaust yourself by efforts to trace back to original causes. Better accept them as inevitable and save your strength to fight against the effects.

— George Sand

Believe in yourself and in your inner strength. You can do anything you want. Just put your mind to it!

— Camilla Dorand, Back to Me: Changing How I Feel About My Mother, My Body, and Men

Surround yourself with people who are positive and who guard against negative talk.

— Alan E. Nelson

The spiritual message is we lose our lives in pleasing others; if you’re the good child who pleases Mommy and Daddy but internalizes anger, you’re setting yourself up for disease.

— Bernie Siegel

When you are ready to be done with the day, praise yourself with love and kindness for the hard work and accomplishments made during the day.

— Debasish Mridha

You live. And you throw yourself into everything and try not to think of the bruises.

— Jojo Moyes

You are not on earth to simply make a living for yourself that is too small a purpose.

— Sunday Adelaja

When you express “purity” which is the truth about yourself, you feel a love for yourself that is expressed by self-respect, self-esteem, and self-confidence!

— Tae Yun Kim, Seven Steps to Inner Power

You must trust yourself more than you trust others. Pay attention to your inner voice – it will tell you if how and in what you are investing is right for you.

— Suze Orman

Stop punishing yourself for things not accomplish yet in life. As long as there is life, there is hope. It is important for you to value who you are by the grace of God. Now, get set to improve that value!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

You can only trust your emotions as you can lie to yourself with your brain but not your heart.

— Carl White

You have to believe in yourself and only trust your own vision and instincts. If I’d listened to what other people thought about my work in the first 10 years that I was a writer, I never would have made it to begin with.

— Philipp Meyer

You can’t please everyone, and you have to trust your instincts, and you have to do your work and throw yourself in there and trust your instincts, and just trust that you’re doing a good job that I can be proud of as well.

— Matt Ryan

Create a world for yourself in which you can rest, until then stay restless.

— Akash Lakhotia, World Hypnotized: Making of the Fuhrer

Promise me you’ll look after yourself … stay out of trouble …’‘I always do, Mrs Weasley, ’ said Harry. ‘I like a quiet life, you know me.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Verne frowned. “Calm down. Don’t exert yourself in your condition.” Salen looked at Verne in amazement. “Don’t exert –! My dear woman, we are all about to die! I don’t think it damn well matters if I shit my pants at this point —

— Ash Gray, Time’s Arrow

No one can pull anyone back from anywhere. You save yourself or you remain unsaved.

— Alice Sebold, Lucky

Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past. You won’t be able to forgive yourself for not doing things differently until you stop wishing things were different

— Zoe York, Love on a Spring Morning

As far as you can, get into the habit of asking yourself in relation to any action taken by another: “What is his point of reference here?” But begin with yourself: examine yourself first.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Love is treating yourself at least as well as you treat others, understanding when someone isn’t good for you and knowing when it’s time to walk away…

— BJ Morin

Never ever lower yourself for money.

— Sam Sahota, The Faqir

And then split his own cranium in half. I would like to see you do that yourself Blore. It would take some practice.

— Lombard Philip Lombard

After deciding the territory you want to rule over, the next thing you must do is to invest your time into developing yourself and becoming the best in that territory.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

A monster. You and your friends, all of you. Pretty monsters. It’s a stage all girls go through. If you’re lucky you get through it without doing any permanent damage to yourself or anyone else.

— Kelly Link

Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean me first, it means me too.

— L.R. Knost

Well, well, ” said he, “do not make yourself unhappy. If you are a good girl for the next ten years, I will take you to a review at the end of them.

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

If you see yourself as a man, no one will dare to see you as a kid.


Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.

— Christian D. Larson

You should look inside of yourself and see the person who is there

— Sunday Adelaja

Never become proud within yourself when you are seen as the one to cause that great effect. Never become timid if you know you can while others dare to prove otherwise! Mind your business and make the strike.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

— Douglas Adams

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

— Kahlil Gibran

Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life.

— Carl Andre

Of course if you like your kids if you love them from the moment they begin you yourself begin all over again in them and with them.

— William Saroyan

If you really do put a small value upon yourself rest assured that the world will not raise your price.

— Anonymous

Over-analysis is a dream killer. Sometimes you can drown yourself in your own thoughts.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.

— Marcus Garvey

Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn’t trade. Women who lie about their age – ‘why?’

— Demi Moore

I’m here to tell you that if you get broken, it’s possible to put yourself back together. I’m here to tell you that if you get lost, it’s possible that a light will come, dancing, on the horizon, to lead you home.

— Nick Lake, Hostage Three

If you’ve gone into a marriage and you haven’t been clear about how you’re going to handle money, how you want to raise kids, who is going to work or stay home or what have you, then you’ve set yourself up for failure.

— Phil McGraw

Always ask yourself what will make you happy over the long term.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

Contentment can only be found in not envying others or comparing yourself to them but in being satisfied with what you have.

— Larry Herzberg, Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: With Observations on Culture and Language

In teaching the young you have to satisfy the schoolchild in yourself and enter the region where all meanings start. That is where, in any case, the philosopher has perpetually to start.

— William Barrett, The Illusion of Technique: A Search for Meaning in a Technological Civilization

I had a dream about you last night… you made a beard for yourself out of forty two bags of Twizzlers.

— Nicole McKay, I Had a Dream About You

When turbulence hits your sails remind yourself it is an opportunity to get to the shore quicker.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

You tend to become like that, what you want most. Its up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Dedicate yourself and make your life happen with determination.

— Mark F. LaMoure

love yourself first, and you will always be in love.

— AVA., you are safe here.

Define yourself before someone does it for you.

— Debasish Mridha

You surround yourself with your pain or you avoid it and let it find you when you are trying to do other things

— Ann Brashares, The Last Summer

…What you fear will not go away; it will take you into yourself and bless you and keep you. That’s the world, and we all live there.

— William Stafford

Through understanding comes control. Through ignorance one goes on forcing and suppressing. Always do everything with understanding, and you never harm yourself or anybody else.

— Osho, Yoga: The Science of the Soul

Before you think of asking for support from someone for the success your dreams, ask yourself “how much of what I have can I invest?” Help yourself first!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.

— Gerard Way

If golf wasn’t enjoyable and there wasn’t a lot of humor and enjoyment, even though the game is so frustrating, you would wonder why you put yourself through it.

— Ray Romano

Invest in yourself by discovering your gift

— Sunday Adelaja

…it was born out of habits of mind produced by Christianity: that if you sacrificed yourself you would somehow attain the object of your desires. It was a knife of an idea, a cruel instrument of sacrifice…

— Peter Carey, Oscar and Lucinda

Surround yourself with people who will believe in you, challenge you and encourage you.

— Karim Camara

Sometimes when you’re hurting, it helps to throw yourself at something that will take your weight.

— Paula McLain, Circling the Sun

You deserve respect and appreciation. A person who doesn’t have respect for themselves will more than likely not give it to you. You have to set the standard for yourself by not allowing the insolence.

— Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Release The Ink

There is no cowardice in removing yourself from a wildly unhealthy and unwinnable situation . . . You shouldn’t feel like you have to play . . . you don’t owe anyone anything. You don’t have to be available to everyone. You can stop.

— Scaachi Koul, One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

He loved her, as you can only love someone who is an echo of yourself at your time of deepest sorrow.

— Orson Scott Card, Speaker for the Dead

From all I learned about life, you can’t lose yourself in others to discover yourself. You will get lost forever.

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

Give yourself for the course of living for others, improving their lives, becoming a deliverer to a nation and you will never be at the losing end

— Sunday Adelaja

Your self-image tells about what you think about yourself and how you appear to yourself in your own conscience. Self-image is the picture of yourself carried in your own mind.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

No matter what your spiritual condition is, no matter where you find yourself in the universe, your choice is always the same: to expand your awareness or contract it.

— Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

Did You wrap yourself inside the unexpected so we might know that Love would go that far?

— Francesca Battistelli

Just be careful. Passion is a bridge that connects love and hate. When you’re standing in the middle of that bridge, don’t let yourself get turned around. You’ve got to make sure you know which direction you’re heading. Watch yourself.

— Jay Bell, Kamikaze Boys

Have you ever dreamed of something so wonderful, you woke up only to find yourself crying because you wanted to dream about it forever?

— Nichole Nesbitt-Brewer, The Journey Of Faith

Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values.

— Ralph Ellison

Be picky about vibes. Be picky about the energy you surround yourself with. You owe yourself that much.

— Unknown

Learn to love yourself for you cannot give to others what you do not possess.

— Jeffrey Fry

Life is all about exploring yourself, discovering yourself and grooming yourself, then you will surely stop negative thinking.

— Ehabib

Travel is an exercise partly in broadening yourself and partly in defining your own limits.

— Andrew Solomon

You’ll never be able to find yourself if you’re lost in someone else.

— Colleen Hoover, November 9

Now is the right time for you to become excellent. By taking action on your dreams of excellence, you start polishing the rough diamond you are. As you buff and shine yourself with practice, sparkling success becomes yours.

— Mark F. LaMoure

You make yourself happy while talking to someone. You will cease to talk when you lose the desire to impress that person.

— Debasish Mridha

It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power!

— Robert T. Kiyosaki

It’s very reassuring and spiritual to be connected with something larger than yourself and the inside of your own head.

— Joan Osborne

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.

— Simone de Beauvoir

Hate the sin, not the sinner, isn’t that what good people say? Or are you asking yourself at what point does the sin overtake the sinner?

— Katie McGarry, Chasing Impossible

When you have a half slice of chocolate pie, it’s as if you owe yourself the other half – what’s known in medical circles as a ‘caloric deficit.’

— W. Bruce Cameron

What you say to yourself after a failed experience or setback is as important as what you say when you succeed.

— Mensah Oteh

Think for yourself at all times.

— Bohdi Sanders, Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence

Being an entrepreneur is a mental job…It takes patients! YOU are doing more motivation to yourself than anyone on this planet.

— Dee Williams

You tend to become like that, what you want most. It is up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work hard. Dedicate yourself to full success.

— Mark F. LaMoure

Quit trying so hard and sit quietly with yourself and you will see that there are no demands within you.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

But life isn’t about learning to forgive those who have hurt you or forgetting your past. It’s about learning to forgive yourself for being human and making mistakes.

— Sherrilyn Kenyon, Time Untime

It’s funny how you wanna leave them but still you give yourself every reason not to…

— shivangi lavaniya

Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Have high standards and work to be exceptional. Develop yourself from practice to be a winner at what you do.

— Mark F. LaMoure

Love doesn’t demand perfection, but it does ask you to give yourself with less reserve than you’d prefer.

— Thomas Moore, A Life At Work: The Joy Of Discovering What You Were Born To Do

Trust yourself first then everybody will follow.

— Debasish Mridha

Count yourself fortunate.” He made an elegant sweep of his hand toward the sun. “Daylight does not make them turn to ash, but they become bloody damn infants, whinging on about irritated eyes and sluggish limbs and so forth.

— Lynn Viehl, Night Lost

But life isn’t neat the way a story is. And if you try to pretend it is, then you just make yourself unhappy, or screw yourself over.

— Dexter Palmer, Version Control

By not forgiving yourself you are limiting your ability to give to others.

— Danielle Joworski

Don’t hang yourself with the slack you’ve been given.

— Krista Ritchie, Infini

Surrendering yourself to God is the only solution to all your problems.

— Luffina Lourduraj

Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job.


You cry and you scream and you stomp your feet and you shout. You say, ‘You know what? I’m giving up, I don’t care.’ And then you go to bed and you wake up and it’s a brand new day, and you pick yourself back up again.

— Nicole Scherzinger

The way you think about yourself determines your reality. You are not being hurt by the way people think about you. Many of those people are a reflection of how you think about yourself.

— Shannon L. Alder

Forgive for yourself and for the peace it will bring to your pain.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Trusting yourself means you dare walk alone.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others

— Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

Instead of others, ask yourself, “Are you really okay?” Check on yourself like this and do a warm “Goodnight” to yourself.

— Jang Jae Yeol, Its Okay That’s Love

The process of time brings our transformation to fruition. Free yourself to live through the processes God puts you through because at the appointed time He will cause you to bear much fruit – all for purpose of glorifying Him in the world.

— LaShawnda Jones, The Process of Asking For, Receiving and Giving Love & Forgiveness

Yes, life is full of awkward moments! For example, that time you keep dazing off while staring at the same person you found yourself staring at five minutes ago. *gulp* So glad staring is still not illegal. Or, at least I’m glad for my own benefit.

— Mary Kate

Never say anything about yourself you don’t want to come true

— Brian Tracy

The opportunities for enjoyment in your life are limitless. If you feel you are not experiencing enough joy you have only yourself to blame.

— David E. Bresler

If You find yourself in a hole

— stop digging.

Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Don’t look at someone else and want to be them. Search within yourself and find out who you are and be someone positive.

— Kelly Rowland

If your small work does not experience increase and growth, you will be starving yourself inspiration

— Sunday Adelaja

You can’t lock yourself up and make yourself completely safe. You can’t. It’s not possible.

— Pramila Jayapal

The best way to trick yourself into actually feeling these positive feelings, even if you are not feeling too good is to use your memories, fantasies, dreams and desires judiciously.

— Malti Bhojwani, The Mind Spa Ignite Your Inner Life Coach

You make yourself broad. You make yourself appealing. ‘Hey, y’all, I’m cool with everybody.’ That’s my message.

— Kevin Hart

I just want to say to women, ‘Be yourself – it’s the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that – and it takes a few heartbreaks – you can be happy.’

— Cherie Lunghi

You haven’t seen yourself until you look through the eyes of your characters.

— Tanela Hicks

In fact, when you’re mindful, you actually feel irritation more keenly. However, once you unburden yourself from the delusion that people are deliberately trying to screw you, it’s easier to stop getting carried away.

— Dan Harris, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works

Sometimes the best way to learn a lesson isn’t just hearing the words, but putting it into practice by experimenting with it and finding its truth for yourself instead of taking someone else’s word for it.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Create a standard for yourself and not a limit. A limit tells where you can reach in life, but standard tells about what you will love to do best at a time!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

You are the sculptor of your success. Chisel and carve yourself into excellence.

— Mark F. LaMoure

People may advice you, guide you and evaluate what you do, but bear in mind they can’t think for you. You don’t blame people for not thinking for you; blame yourself for depending on them to do what you must do.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Imagine and see yourself at your best. Change yourself with hard work, to become the excellent person you want to be.

— Mark F. LaMoure

Give yourself wherever you can, whenever you can. You will have more to give and share again and again.

— Debasish Mridha

How about truly loving yourself now?

— Tara Estacaan

Developing your emotional intelligence will allow you to explore new depths of understanding in yourself and others.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

In the present day corporate world, it is utmost important to build a personal brand for yourself and anyone who knows the basics of brand-building would know that it is impossible without proper self promotion!

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

You may have bought my body, you may even have the papers to prove it, but don’t fool yourself into thinking for a moment that my heart and mind were included in the purchase.

— Nenia Campbell, Bleeds My Desire

It’s a werewolf movie with Christina Ricci, and it was a chance to work with some good people. But playing yourself is always fairly risky because you gotta watch how you goof on yourself.

— Scott Baio

You been taking care of yourself a long time, Foxy. You must be fucking hungry for it. I bet you’re drenched right now.

— Sherilee Gray, Revved

Only you can make yourself strong. Nobody else can do it for you.

— Kim Pape

When you’re not sure your anger is justified, the thing to do is ask yourself exactly where it’s coming from.

— Lynn Coady

Your own hands falling out to catch youbefore you hit the ground. All the waysyou save yourself even when youdon’t want to.Love is the way your body fights tokeep you alive.Day after day after day.

— Darshana Suresh, Howling at the Moon

In short, if you should find yourself in a fight against a vampire, you are really right and proper fucked.

— Robyn Bachar, Blood, Smoke and Mirrors

Have you asked yourself why you protect me? Are you as messed up about all this as me?

— Zoe Forward, His Witch to Keep

You can’t kill me. Even if you could, you can’t bring yourself to do it. You’ll hesitate. Again.

— Richelle Mead, Spirit Bound

Almost all the time, you tell yourself you’re loving somebody when you’re just using them. This only looks like love.

— Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

Stop comparing yourself to others. You have your own race to run. Finish well.<3

— Lecrae Moore

You want to keep the severity of our environmental problems in mind enough to keep yourself motivated but not enough to paralyze you into depression.

— Sara Gilbert

When you have higher thoughts, rid yourself of anything that threatens to lower them.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

It was always a relief when she came home to him. Like water or food. Like music or that moment when you cut yourself with a knife and squeeze the skin and no blood oozes out.

— Francesca Lia Block, Blood Roses

Believe in yourself and the beauty of your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Do not distance yourself from people who need you most today, because tomorrow you will need them the most.

— Gift Gugu Mona

It only takes one person to change your life for the better: YOU. Develop yourself to be excellent for success, by working hard and smart. Make self-improvement for success your first objective.

— Mark F. LaMoure

You’re only responsible for yourself, Jess. And that’s the only person you can control. Other people will either get it or they won’t but you can’t define yourself by their opinions.

— Susan Mallery, Sweet Trouble

Visualize yourself doing what is best for you. Commit yourself to excellence. Transform yourself into an excellent person, with constant practice and perseverance. Enjoy and relish the process.

— Mark F. LaMoure

You experience your soul each time you sense yourself as more than a mind and body, your life as meaningful, or you feel that you have gifts to give and you long to give them.

— Gary Zukav

Too many people want to have one foot in the world and one foot in the kingdom of God, and it is like straddling a fence. You are not happy either way. Declare yourself for Christ.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

You can’t drown yourself that simply. All good suicides involve speed and irreversibility, because the body will always move to protect itself against the sicko mind trying to do it in.

— Josephine Humphreys, Dreams of Sleep

Be yourself no matter how long it takes you to attain your full potential.

— Muhammed Muazu Mukaddas

What you learn from others you can use to follow.What you learn for yourself you can use to lead.

— Richard Hamming, The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn

When the shit hits the fan, you really have to ask yourself why you weren’t sitting on the toilet.

— Anthony T. Hincks

If you’re in a relationship and find yourself constantly using “we” instead of “I” – stop. You are more than your relationship.

— Dominic Riccitello

Surround yourself with positive people and you’ll be a positive person.

— Kellie Pickler

Adventure is really always just subjecting yourself to something unfamiliar

— Jenny Erpenbeck

To break yourself loose from the dominion, rulership and manipulation of the devil, you have to embrace light (knowledge).

— Sunday Adelaja

Make an attempt to know yourself out of your comfort zone, you will see how how amazing you are.

— Mahrukh

One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. Photos are a great memory-prompt, and because we tend to take photos of happy occasions, they weight our memories to the good.

— Gretchen Rubin

Books are worse than wine, I say. You read one and you need another – there’s no end to it. What ails you that you cannot content yourself with just living on under the sun?

— Donna Gillespie, The Light Bearer

It’s not easy. I got lots of rejections when I first started out. If you want to write, you have to believe in yourself and not give up. You have to do your best to practice and get better.

— Rick Riordan

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.

— George Washington

Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes.

— Jacques Barzun

Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value.

— Rob Liano

There is stability in walking an uncertain path, because you never allow yourself to be misled by what you think you know.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

The biggest gift to oneself is affording yourself a chance to learn.

— Unarine Ramaru

Make peace with yourself before you move forward. Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward.

— Roy T. Bennett

When you help other people you also help yourself it’s impossible to not feel good when you do good for other people

— Dalia, Reflections: Magic Beyond the Pain

Break my heart and you will find yourself inside. 

— Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild: Poems

There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.

— Russell Westbrook

Sometimes, being true to yourself means changing your mind. Self changes, and you follow.

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

— Pope John XXIII

Get yourself into something that you don’t have passion for and feel like an idiot always.

— Ameya Agrawal

If you see yourself as other people see you, it means you are lost, you don’t know yourself and you have closed down a world class university of diligence!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Learn when to take step back …. At times it gives you a chance to know yourself better.

— Adil Adam Memon

Never compare yourself to others because you are unique and beautiful in your own ways.

— Joy P.

Stand up for yourself by not standing yourself up.

— Gina Greenlee, Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road

Though we are emotional beings, we are not our emotions. Remember this the next time you find yourself struggling.

— Kaiden Blake

It is important to live authentically who you are, to show yourself to your date as the bond between you builds.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, & Soul Mates

You think you walk, Lucy? I think you fly. You see yourself in a uniform? I see you in a cape. You’re a hero, of the quietest but most genuine nature.

— Kiera Cass, Happily Ever After

Sever the ties to your comfort zone.Stretch yourself to see the wonders for you beyond the horizons. Get up on your tiptoesReach up to the LordGreat things await only those who see and believe. It’s only them that can receive.

— Manuela George-Izunwa

If the goal you’ve set for yourself has a 100 percent chance of success, then frankly you aren’t aiming high enough.

— Benny Lewis, Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World

…real loneliness is having no one to miss. Think yourself lucky you’ve known something worth missing.

— Emma Donoghue

You honor yourself by acting with dignity and composure.

— Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

Wealth is violent and uneasy to acquire, don’t blow yourself by rushing. You won’t find, you will only get lost on your way to find and you won’t find it, Reserve yourself and wealth will find you.

— Auliq Ice

Strip yourself naked, of your fancied ideas about What Is. Then, seek “It”. That Which Is. Otherwise, all you’re going to find is dick.

— Fakeer Ishavardas

Until you know how to change yourself for the better, you cannot change others.

— Debasish Mridha

Grieve and mourn for yourself not once or twice, but again and again.

— Morrie Schwartz

Be ready to defend yourself as I’m coming out of the shelf

— Aireen Pontillo

You might think the thinner version of yourself is going to be the most positive or confident, but that’s not how it is for me. When I’m over 200 pounds, that’s when I’m the most confident version of myself.

— Garrett Hedlund

Why compare yourself to others? You never know what people have endured to get where they are.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Never surround yourself with people who are envious of your ambitions. Decide to be at the right place at the right time and save yourself for greater opportunities.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Learn from me, for as I teach, I learn from you as well! Always be accountable to yourself and take complete responsibility for your own life. No one can do as much for you, as you can do for yourself…

— James A. Murphy, The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations

What keeps the so-called consumer society going is the fact that trying to find yourself through things doesn’t work. The ego satisfaction is short-lived and so you keep looking for more and keep buying and consuming.

— Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

See yourself as a long-term work in progress, not a short-term project of preservation.

— Oli Anderson, Personal Revolutions: A Short Course in Realness

In a relativistic universe you don’t cling to anything, you learn to swim. And you know what swimming is – it’s kind of a relaxed attitude with the water. In which you don’t keep yourself afloat by holding the water, but by a certain giving to it.

— Alan W. Watts, The Essential Alan Watts

Every penny NOT spent on investing in yourself (after basic needs of course) may be a wasted future opportunity from missing learns and connects.

— Richie Norton

Find the courage to ask yourself the questions your afraid to hear the answer to? Why… Because it’s the only way you’ll know which direction your truth lays.

— Nikki Rowe

The precept “Know yourself ” was not solely intended to obviate the pride of mankind but likewise that we might understand our own worth.

— Cicero

To be a good citizen, it’s important to be able to put yourself in other people’s shoes and see the big picture. If everything you see is rooted in your own identity, that becomes difficult or impossible.

— Eli Pariser

To steel yourself against mangoes showed a degree of iciness that was almost inhuman.

— Vikram Seth

Never get angry. If you have to get angry, get angry at yourself and not at others.

— Debasish Mridha

Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.

— Will Cuppy

True honesty is what you are willing to admit to yourself without judgement!

— Pollyanna Darling

Being fatigued and restless about challenging responsibilities could not lead you to a situation of yourself being highly respected about your dignity and accomplishments.

— Saaif Alam

Hold yourself in great esteem.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Prime yourself for success and demonstrate to others that you are diligent, reliable, and trustworthy.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Why do you compare yourself to others? Can you carry weight of others on your shoulders?

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

You must get an education. You must go to school, and you must learn to protect yourself. And you must learn to protect yourself with the pen, and not the gun.

— Josephine Baker

Stop comparing yourself to others. Always strive to improve yourself to become better today than you were yesterday to serve those around you and the world.

— Roy T. Bennett

Your LinkedIn profile must be consistent with how you portray yourself elsewhere. Not only should your official résumé match the experience you list on LinkedIn, but it also should be consistent with Twitter and public Facebook information.

— Melanie Pinola, LinkedIn In 30 Minutes: How to create a rock-solid LinkedIn profile and build connections that matter

Humility is not just thinking less of yourself or thinking lanyard less of your gifts than others, It is freedom from thinking of yourself at all

— Barbara Cueto

Life is about enjoying yourself and having a good time.

— Cher

Time flies. Time flies faster every year. Time flies whether you’re having fun or not, whether you’re living your life big or small, whether you surround yourself with fear or laughter.

— Claire Cook, Time Flies: A Novel

Find yourself first…like yourself first…love yourself FIRST…& friendship & love will naturally find YOU.

— Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

To sought out solace within yourself is the most difficult challenge and is quickly ignored by many, thus can only be achieved when you find truth within oneself

— Yolanda De Iuliis, The Memoirs of ‘I’

To bring up a child in the way he should go travel that way yourself once in a while.

— Josh Billings

Free yourself from the people who cause you drama and poison your soul. You know who they are… The first ones you thought of when you read this. They have to go.

— Steve Maraboli

I find that is the best way to write during emotional scenes…put yourself and your emotions in every single word.-Nina Jean Slack

— Nina Jean Slack

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

— Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

Originality is the most deadly mirage in all of art. You can chase it from now until doomsday, and you’ll only find yourself lost and dying of thirst.

— Caitlín R. Kiernan

On the phone, it’s about as intimate as it can get. The person’s right in your ear. You got to be careful on the phone. You can leave yourself wide open

— Bono

Don’t wait for anyone to push you up, push yourself up; don’t wait for anyone to pull you up, pull yourself up! Your best hero, your greatest savior is yourself! The candle of your darkness is hidden within you!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Life is about finding yourself. Finding yourself is about finding your ultimate goal, ultimate passion.

— Debasish Mridha

One of the biggest favors that you can do for yourself is to accept your loved ones for who they are, and not be constantly disappointed because they are not who you think they should be.

— Jennifer O’Neill, Inspirational Quotes

I want to urge you very strongly to travel as much as you can, and to evolve yourself as an internationalist. It’s as important a part of your education as a radical as the reading of any book.

— Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

you only talk to yourself when you pray without believing and having faith in your prayers

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I will hurt you for this. I don’t know how yet, but give me time. A day will come when you think yourself safe and happy, and suddenly your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth, and you’ll know the debt is paid.

— George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

Here’s some simple advice: Always be yourself. Never take yourself to seriously. And beware of advice from experts, pigs, and members of Parliament.

— Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider

By simply and profoundly giving love to yourself everyday in every way you are saying to the Universe you are worthy of attaining any dream, vision or goal. Feel worthy of it.

— Stephen Richards, Ask and the Universe Will Provide: A Straightforward Guide to Manifesting Your Dreams

People will never stop They will say. Stop troubling yourself They are not family They are that’s why called ‘PEOPLE

— Prerna Sharma

When you set a goal, you have a responsibility to yourself to see it through. No matter how impossible it may seem, resolve to accomplish it.

— jaha Knight, 39 Day Lifescape-Become a Better You

Want true success? Ask yourself these 3 questions daily:1. Who can I serve?2. Where can I contribute greatest?3. Is my work today congruent with my future goals?

— Richie Norton

You can be strong as any boy if you’ll work hard and train yourself in athletics, the way boys do.

— Jill Lepore, The Secret History of Wonder Woman

If you want to do something healthy for yourself – focus on your internal relationship. A diet, external, or materialistic fix WON’T work.

— Brittany Burgunder

To be very wealthy, you have to program yourself as a machine with targets to reach.

— Ehab Atalla, The Secrets of Business

There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.

— Bryant H. McGill

When you build a wall to protect yourself against one person be warned–everyone is now out there except for you.

— Nakia R. Laushaul, The Truth as I See It: In Poetry & Prose

If you deliberately and passionately grieve over the consolations of darkness and participate with your spirit in their annihilation, you would put yourself above other forms of life and lives of other people.

— Ivo Žurić

The way you choose to think and speak about yourself (to yourself and others), IS A CHOICE! You may have spent your whole life talking about yourself in a negative way, but that doesn’t mean you have to continue that path.

— Miya Yamanouchi

Acting requires a lot of discipline to go with the obsession. It’s a path of knowledge, and of self-knowledge. Sometimes you get lost on the path. And then you find yourself again.

— Toni Servillo

We pay a tax to succeed at anything worthwhile. That tax is called dedication, and here’s the most wonderful part. Once you pay it, once you truly dedicate yourself to something important, you’ll find the price was worth it.

— Steve Goodier

You can keep pondering on which thing to do first or which path to take or by simply taking action now of most any kind, you may just find yourself on the way to where you most needed to go.

— April Bryan

My dad taught me to never be pigeonholed to really allow yourself to reinvent characters as they reinvent you to be bold and to be willing to play seemingly unlikeable people.

— Laura Dern

There is a danger in exposing yourself to too much vapid art. It can weaken your judgment and erode your sensibilities, until the time comes when you see things that are merely passable, and somehow think that they’re good.

— David Farland

Failure is a part of life. Success teaches you nothing, but failure teaches you resilience. It teaches you to pick yourself up and try again.

— Sarah Morgan, Sleepless in Manhattan

Surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return.

— Karen Kain

I know you’ve been through an ordeal, but you don’t want to start drowning yourself in liquor. You’ll find that it’s easy to do, but by the time you realize it could start to be a problem, you’re already over that cliff.

— Kenya Wright, The Muse

Instead of blaming yourself for something you cannot undo, let it define you.

— Shaun Hick, The Ghost And Its Shadow

Don’t lose yourself in the process of caring for others. Don’t overdo it as if you don’t need any care to give to yourself. It’s true, you are special too!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Seeing your child for the first time is rarest of occasions. You see glimpses of yourself from the past. The potential of a brand new life happening right before your eyes. And most importantly, that life begins again.

— J.R. Rim

If they keep coming back to you, it isn’t love. It is because you made yourself and easy option. The moment the thing they truly want becomes less difficult to obtain is when you will realize that your worth was on sale.

— Shannon L. Alder

It doesn’t matter what Church you belong to. If you don’t believe in yourself you’re Already Damned

— Stanley Victor Paskavich

Treat yourself like a fat person with aches and pains and a suitcase full of excuses, and good luck–you’ll stay exactly where you are. Train like an athlete and, though you may not look like one now, you will become one.

— Chalene Johnson, PUSH: 30 Days to Turbocharged Habits, a Bangin’ Body, and the Life You Deserve!

Learn to experience yourself without judging yourself.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

You better check yourself before you wreck yourself.

— Justin Herfel

Loving yourself doesn’t make you selfish. When done correctly, the exact opposite occurs, because you know that selfish behaviors are negative for your mind, body and spirit.

— Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.

— Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost

Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up.

— Rachel Corrie

If you truly love yourself then you will take 100% full responsibility for your thoughts and actions.

— Mathew Donnelly

When dating, emotionally reveal yourself in increments that are congruent with your comfort level.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, & Soul Mates

It’s just like magic. When you live by yourself all your annoying habits are gone!

— Merrill Markoe

If you’re honest with yourself as a writer, trying to tell the best story you can, your story will be an honest one. And your values will come out, no matter how hard you try to disguise them.

— Joe Clifford Faust

Take the road less travelled. Get lost if you must, because only in losing yourself will you find your true path…

— Virginia Alison

See yourself as the perfect creation that you are, but at the same time, recognize with sincere honesty, the areas of your life that are out of balance and get to work to improve and grow.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

Be one with yourself and revel in eternal bliss.

— A.D. Posey

Trying to constantly get yourself into movies is extremely stressful and sometimes just impossible.

— Seth Rogen

Remember you come here having already understood the necessity of struggling with yourself — only with yourself. Therefore thank everyone who gives you the opportunity.

— G.I. Gurdjieff

You are magnificent and unique. Love yourself and stay unique and you will beautify this world with your unique art of life.

— Debasish Mridha

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

— Norman Vincent Peale

Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It’s kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.

— Robert Crumb

If you want to govern the people, You must place yourself below them.If you want to lead people, You must learn how to follow them.

— Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Listening to the opinions of only those who seek to please you is like looking at yourself through a broken mirror

— the view is distorted

It is only when you meet someone of a different culture from yourself that you begin to realise what your own beliefs really are.

— George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier

It’s very hard to have ideas. It’s very hard to put yourself out there, it’s very hard to be vulnerable, but those people who do that are the dreamers, the thinkers and the creators. They are the magic people of the world.

— Amy Poehler, Yes Please

With every part you act, there must be a little of yourself in it. If there isn’t, it’s not acting. It’s lying.

— Johnny Depp

The moment you begin to see yourself as GOD sees you, it gives you permission, authority and the audacity to become what you see through His eyes.

— TemitOpe Ibrahim

Anyone can be crazy. That’s usually just because there’s something screwed up in your wiring, you know? But suicide is a whole different thing. I mean, how much do you have to hate yourself to want to just wipe yourself out?

— Michael Thomas Ford, Suicide Notes

From the neck up is where you win or lose the battle. It’s the art of war. You have to lock yourself in and strategise your mindset. That’s why boxers go to training camps: to shut down the noise and really zone in.

— Anthony Joshua

Your life is enriched with meaning when allow yourself to become inspired, set goals, and charge after them with passion.

— Julie Connor, Dreams to Action Trailblazer’s Guide

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.

— Robert Tew

Most of my interests in terms of writing are dark, so it’s discordant how much I try to lock into the vibe of wherever I’m at. Inhabiting the life of the imagination is the nature of survival strategy – you build yourself little worlds to enjoy.

— John Darnielle

Never embarrass a student in front of others. Embarrass yourself often to relieve the tension, but do not paint them into a corner.

— Harry Gilbert

Hidden yourself in a hole and dared to burden no one with your grievous friendship? I will have friends, Katsa. I will have a life, even though I carry this burden.

— Kristin Cashore, Graceling

I’m only doing one more, ” Ruby said, scrolling through her phone. “Nobody likes a day-drunk hussie.”“Hey, give yourself some credit. You’ll be a really cute day- drunk hussie.

— Daniel Younger, The Wrath of Con

You will build confidence by continuing to put yourself into new and innovative situations where you can learn new skills, grow your education, test your strengths, and improve your abilities.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

To smell and enjoy the beauty of this precious journey we call life, decorate yourself with luscious scenic nature.

— Debasish Mridha

If you find yourself unwilling to share, you are cheating yourself.

— Beth Johnson, Thoughts From The Inside

Before you begin a thing remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. … You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.

— Kathleen Norris

Knowing others is wisdom knowing yourself is Enlightenment.

— Lao-Tzu

You look at yourself and you accept yourself for who you are, and once you accept yourself for who you are you become a better person.

— Oprah Winfrey

You numb yourself so you’re not terrified when you’re on TV at 7 o’clock in the morning with Justin Bieber, who you just met a couple of days before, having to perform in front of millions of people.

— Halsey

When you are a long way from where you think you belong, you will attach yourself to people you would otherwise ignore or even dislike.

— Russell Banks, Trailerpark

Believing and investing in yourself is the best way to shift your thinking from a paradigm of excuses to one of solutions.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

If you want to shake the world shake yourself and move on the world will also move with you invariably and inevitably under your foot stap

— mohammad rishad sakhi

Sometimes it’s better to end something & try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.

— Karen Salmansohn

I have been wrongly accused; and you, ma’am, and everybody else, will now think me wicked.””We shall think you what you prove yourself to be, my child. Continue to act as a good girl, and you will satisfy us.

— Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Every woman was once a little girl with big dreams. Believe in yourself and never quit dreaming!

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

The love you share with yourself pays immediate and lifelong dividends of peace.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Compassion Revolution: 30 Days of Living from the Heart

Your connection to yourself is also your connection to the divine. The more you are connected to yourself, the more you are connected to the divine. They are one and the same.

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

You can only live ‘Life’ when you stepped out from your comfort zone. Don’t restrict yourself within a shell when you can actually be limitless.

— Jeekeshen Chinnappen, Psychic Gang

To build yourself is to add value to your life

— Sunday Adelaja

Fact: upon locking yourself our of your apartment you will immediately need to use the bathroom. Fact: and then you will stand in place and watch your door. You will just stare. As though rebuffed by it. As though it has done this to you.

— Augusten Burroughs, Possible Side Effects

You cannot do more than you can, so be gentle with yourself and quick to forgive your mistakes and to move on.

— Toni Sorenson

Carrying a grudge in your heart or in your mind is like carrying a bunch of thorns on your body. You are just choosing to prick yourself with it.


Open your mind a little, don’t believe everything you hear, see or read, the world is so caught up in trying to avoid the topics that matter that you’ll lose yourself trying to become like it.

— Nikki Rowe

Study to show yourself qualified for God’s use.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

A good way to never run out of ideas? Surround yourself with interesting people, then think about how you can make them into characters.

— B.A. Gabrielle

The past is not a place I like to visit. This project is forcing me to go there, to tidy up my thoughts. I’m not normally a navel-gazer. I’ve always thought you find yourself in other people. I’m visiting here. I don’t want to set up house.

— Bono, Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas

The wizard [of Oz] says look inside yourself and find self. God says look inside yourself and find [the Holy Spirit]. The first will get you to Kansas. The latter will get you to heaven.Take your pick.

— Max Lucado, Experiencing the Heart of Jesus: Knowing His Heart, Feeling His Love

The nature of God’s plan can be difficult to fathom when you are toiling in some small corner of it, but it is glorious from above, if you allow yourself the perspective.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

You can deceive yourself with truth too. That’s an even more dangerous dream.

— Erich Maria Remarque

Some people say that I have an attitude- Maybe I do. But I think that you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does- that makes you a winner right there.

— Venus Williams

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

— Brian Tracy

The most daring thing is to be yourself and to do exactly what you want to do at that point in time and not to be worried with what other people are doing or what’s popular.

— Wiz Khalifa

If it’s dive-bombing you from the air, bury yourself in the sand. It might lose sight of you. Also, no one likes to eat food covered in sand. No one.

— Andrew Shaffer, How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters: Fight Back When Monsters and Mother Nature Attack

If you want more opportunities you have to become an opportunity for others. As you advance yourself your opportunities advance too.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Love is never hurtful; It’s never about forgetting who you are, it’s about exploring yourself more.

— Ankita Singhal

Stretch yourself a bit to know the difference between humans and heroes.

— Amit Kalantri

When a storm shows up, always remind yourself a rainbow is hiding behind it.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

As a nation, develop your wealth of virtues and watch yourself live better than most countries who brag themselves in their virtues of natural wealth

— Sunday Adelaja

If, one day, you find yourself involved in a dirty game, keep in mind that you end up screwed unless you screw your opponent over.

— Gina Wings, Secrets of a Perfect Hair Color: Adventures of an Urban Woman

See yourself in a mirror, you are a human first than anything else.

— imahmedyounis

If you’re constantly making yourself available to people’s whims, your time will become less valuable. Keep your backbone in any relationship – make sure you’re not so dedicated to it, and it shall stay sweet forever.

— Auliq Ice

Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere… You don’t have to dress up, for instance, and you can’t hear them boo you right away.

— Anne Lamott

All the tears in the world can’t bring back the dead or wash away your fears and grief. I want you to put up your chin and tell yourself you are strong. And if you begin to weaken, hold on to me. That’s what I am here for.

— Cynthia Wright, Silver Storm

You can get in touch with your intuition simply by asking yourself what your soul longs for you to do, be and have – that’s it! No woo woo instruction required!

— Catherine Carrigan, Unlimited Intuition NOW

Yo can always take back the lost parts of yourself if you can find and recognize them.

— Jonathan Carroll

She blew out a sigh. “Guess there’s not denying I’ve always had a crazy thing for him.”Crazy as in he’s so gorgeous you want to jump his bones? Or crazy as in you could see yourself spending the rest of your life with him?

— Candis Terry, Truly Sweet

It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.

— Billy Idol

How could it be that you could love someone so much and keep it secret from yourself as you woke daily so far from home?

— Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

You want to lay yourself out like an appetizer, go ahead.

— Hunter Shea, Swamp Monster Massacre

The subsistence mentality of a person is a prison in which his personal joy is detained. If you want to live in joy, you don’t live for yourself alone. Live for others too!

— Israelmore Ayivor

Be honest first with yourself before with others since that changes the world.

— Ehsan Sehgal

Standing up for yourself is about more than flinging barbed-wire insults around. Its about picking your battles, knowing when to fight, knowing exactly what and who is worth fighting for.

— Paula Stokes, The Art of Lainey

Bullshit. You can paint with a fork, you can kill with a fork. A fork is a tool. Don’t let yourself be confined by the definitions of others.

— Brian Fatah Steele, Unknown Book 7050528

It takes time to figure it out.Give yourself sometime.It took Abraham 100yrs

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Through Faith: Living an Overcoming Life

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

— Brian Tracy

If you didn’t feel like your support system was strong enough, then getting yourself out of the situation was the best thing to do

— Lindsey Kelk, I Heart New York

You know how it is — you get older, you get wiser, you start to ask yourself ‘is it any use being able to summon creatures of the nether deeps when I could be watching BBC 4?

— Kate Griffin

The goal is to learn to be nurturing with yourself so you can feel free.

— Deborah Day

Don’t forget that your happiness is the most important thing, and that you should never equate your GPA or school with your sense of self-worth. . . . If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a step back and remind yourself that you are not your grades.

— Stefanie Weisman, The Secrets of Top Students: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Acing High School and College

When you confront, you save yourself a lot of sorrow.

— Sunday Adelaja

There is only one thing to be done, ” went on the old lady, “be simple and quiet. Whenever your soul begins to be disturbed and anxious, put yourself in His Hands, and refuse to decide for yourself. It is easy, so easy.

— Robert Hugh Benson, By What Authority?

Never allow yourself to believe you should be silent.

— Samantha Shannon, The Song Rising

You become what you allow yourself to become.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

You may regard yourself as a accident from the cosmos, but I prefer to think of you as a miracle.

— R.A.Delmonico

The high is what you crave, what you would kill for… and believe me, you will lie to yourself until it’s to late to stop.

— H. Alazhar, City of Paradise

I resented you for inserting yourself so fully into my life, and then one day I realized I couldn’t imagine my life without you…

— Maya Banks, Sweet Temptation

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.

— Joseph Campbell

Droll thing life is — that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself — that comes too late — a crop of inextinguishable regrets.

— Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Recognize that your life really matters, that who and how you love really matters and that you are successful. When you take the step to say all this about your life, you will have proven to yourself that you are brave!

— Andrea T. Goeglein, Don’t Die Waiting to Be Brave

Respect yourself and others will respect you.

— Confucius, Sayings of Confucius

Men are going to go out on the road and they’re going to find other women. So if you really want to save yourself a whole lot of heartache, do not fall in love with somebody in a band. Just don’t.

— Stevie Nicks

Being a detective isn’t all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant…The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives.

— Derek Landy

Be yourself because an original is always worth more than a copy.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.

— Deepak Chopra

Never shall a young man, Thrown into despairBy those great honey-colouredRamparts at your ear, Love you for yourself aloneAnd not your yellow hair.

— W.B. Yeats

Lie to yourself if you want, but you’re not fooling me. Your excuses tell me that you didn’t really want it.

— Steve Maraboli

If you cannot be yourself in a relationship, you no longer have one.

— Shya Kane, How to Have a Match Made in Heaven

Revive your inner spirit! Break free from all things weighing you down, grab hold of your strong rope and lift yourself out of hopelessness!

— Amaka Imani Nkosazana

If you wish to compare, compare yourself with God’s commandment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

First unite yourself to unite everyone.

— AribaZafar

If someone asks you how you are, you are meant to say FINE. You are not meant to say that you cried yourself to sleep last night because you hadn’t spoken to another person for two consecutive days. FINE is what you say.

— Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

So, you see; you have the soul of a missionary, the heart of a revolutionary and the mind of a reformer. But what are you to yourself and the family and friends who will always be there for you?

— Janvier Chouteu-Chando, The Girl on the Trail

If you want a strong future: You need to get past the stories that you have told yourself and others. You need to hear the heartbeatthat’s the real you.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

The world is a wonderful place. What goes around comes around. Please help others to the best of your ability. In the long run you may be helping yourself only.

— Pravin Agarwal, 8 Course Meal For The Soul

Try to live with whatever you can afford and avoid putting yourself in an awkward position of thinking how you can afford what you have failed to afford, please free your life on earth.

— Auliq Ice

Love and take care of yourself because you are your best friend, and you have to live with yourself rest of the life.

— Debasish Mridha

It didn’t take long to realize I didn’t hardly know nothing. And that if you ast yourself why you black or a man or a woman or a bush it don’t mean nothing if you don’t ast why you here, period

— Alice Walker, The Color Purple

You can be with the ‘truth’ or you can cheat yourself by believing the big lie in front of you is the ‘truth’. Those who are with the ‘truth’ are a minority, whom you may call Utopians.

— Kandathil Sebastian, Dolmens in the Blue Mountain

Trust yourself more than you trust the words of others.

— Tiffany L. Jackson, 12 Keys to Success for Misfits, Weirdos & Introverts: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Understanding Your Place in the World

Unlike a fountain that circulates the same water in an enclosed, perpetually recycling system, a human being circulates thoughts in an unlimited reservoir of self.Don’t limit yourself to being a mere fountain when you contain an ocean.

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Use every opportunity of humbling yourself before your fellow-men as a help to abide humble before God.

— Andrew Murray, Humility

Create peace within yourself so that you can spread the fragrance of peace all around the world.

— Debasish Mridha

Love yourself because everyone is jealous of you.

— Debasish Mridha

You only exist because of the agreements you made with yourself and with the other humans around you.

— José Luis Ruiz

You know how sometimes when you’re drifting off to sleep you feel that jolt, like you were falling and caught yourself at the last second? It’s nothing to be concerned about, it’s usually just the parasite adjusting its grip.

— David Wong, This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don’t Touch It

Shame was an emotion he had abandoned years earlier. Addicts know no shame. You disgrace yourself so many times you become immune to it.

— John Grisham, The Testament

If you’ve put yourself in a position where someone has to see you in order for you to be safe – to see you, and to give a fuck – you’ve already blown it.

— Neal Stephenson, Zodiac

You find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.

— Lydia Maria Child

The hate directed against the colored people here in St. Louis has always given me a sad feeling… How can you expect the world to believe in you and respect your preaching of democracy when you yourself treat your colored brothers as you do?

— Josephine Baker

You´re going to have to learn how to pat yourself on the back eventually. Start now. It´s not gloating.It´s taking pleasure in life´s goodness

— Ellyn Spragins, What I Know Now: Letters to My Younger Self

Change will never happen if you lack the ability and courage to see yourself for who you really are.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

It’s painful to hold out hope for the things that once brought you joy. You have to find ways to make yourself forget.

— Christina Baker Kline, A Piece of the World

Promise yourself that you will not leave this world before accomplishing what is important to you and what matters for the world.

— Debasish Mridha

Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Do not allow yourself to be aggravated by someone’s anger. Stay calm.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Making promises and then saddling yourself with a political system and a political union that means that you cannot deliver those promises, I fear, doesn’t contribute to an atmosphere of trust and confidence in politics.

— Michael Gove

It is not through fighting the opposition that will win you dignity. It is when you fight the fear in yourself that asks you why you don’t feel you have it, regardless if you win or lose.

— Shannon L. Alder

The fulcrum of resistance is in your mind where you pit yourself against the weight of the external.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Philip looked at his own work. How could you tell whether there was anything in it or whether you were wasting your time? It was clear that the will to achieve could not help you and confidence in yourself meantnothing.

— W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don’t do that by sitting around wondering about yourself.

— Katharine Hepburn

Sex is one of those things that’s complete loss of control. You give yourself up, in your most vulnerable state, to another person, and they give themselves to you.

— Chelsea M. Cameron, For Real

Trust yourself and do what you want to do!!

— Clapp Indonesia

Difficult times are ways to know and understand yourself and others in a better way. (From ‘Voyage to Happiness’)

— Sanchita Pandey

It’s about how you’re like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you’re looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That’s why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond.

— Susane Colasanti, Waiting for You

Feeling sorry for yourself is a universal solvent of salvation.

— Paul Hoffman, The Last Four Things

One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.

— Goldie Hawn

If you do the same thing every day at the same time for the same length of time you’ll save yourself from many a sink. Routine is a condition of survival.

— Flannery O’Connor

Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art.

— Konstantin Stanislavski, My Life In Art

Mom smiled and brushed my hair away from my face. “You can call yourself whatever youwant.”“Okay. Sophie Awesome Sparkle-Princess it is.

— Rachel Hawkins, Spell Bound

To cultivate bravery and courage, ground yourself in your character values:Building a solid foundation of integrity and character will fortify your confidence to face down fears and take bold action.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Action: 8 Ways to Initiate & Activate Forward Momentum for Positive Impact

The most important progress and success can’t be seen. If you can validate yourself internally, then external validation becomes a byproduct.

— Brittany Burgunder

Why settle for anything less than total life fulfillment. Start by filling yourself up with you!

— Diana Dentinger, Modus Vivendi: Your Life Your Way

Every time you say ‘but’, you aregiving yourself a get-out clause.

— Domonique Bertolucci, The Happiness Code: Ten Keys to Being the Best You Can Be

Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It’s not selfish, it’s necessary.

— Keysha Jade

Take my hands, ” Alec said. “And take my strength too. Whatever of it you can use to— to keep yourself going.

— Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

Set yourself free. Realize you already have everything you need and don’t need anything else.

— Mabel Katz, The Easiest Way to Live: Let Go of the Past, Live in the Present and Change Your Life Forever

The best and only way to minister supernaturally is by being yoked to Jesus, just making yourself into His servant, walking in His ways and imitating Him. Allow Him to change you!

— Sunday Adelaja

Here’s my theory: If a person gets worldwide fame at a young age, they’re emotionally frozen at that moment. For me, that’s 15 to 18, so you find yourself in your mid-20s being a glorified 15-year-old. What could possibly go wrong?

— Rob Lowe

Employing yourself costs less than employing someone else but more than working. The marginal cost/revenue of education.

— Mark Sherman Smeester

If you don’t leave room for the unexpected to express itself in your life, you close yourself off from the possibility of miracles.

— Robert Stikmanz, Death on the Toilet

Quran‬, ‪Bible‬, ‪BhagwadGita‬ are your (as an follower) way of life and not everyone’s way of life, so don’t force people to change. These Holy books teach you to change yourself (for good) and not others.

— honeya

It’s like there are all these languages available, especially in terms of image. Why confine yourself to only English? There’s all these languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with.

— William Wiley

Don’t date anyone you can’t see yourself marrying.

— Turcois Ominek

There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.

— Phyllis Bottome

You can’t have relationships if you’re not willing to open yourself up and lean on people as much as you want them to lean on you.

— Martina Boone, Illusion

Skydiving is special because it’s almost the closest to an out-of-body experience you can have. We live in such a stimulated, connected, busy world – to be up in the air with nothing but yourself and the landscape is incredibly peaceful.

— Georgia King

If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

There’s an amazing world out there for you to discover, Henry Denton, but you have to be willing to discover yourself first.

— Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty.

— Kelly White

Healthy surrender means allowing yourself to “be” rather than being in a constant state of want.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Do you love yourself enough to BE what you love yourself enough to WANT?

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Developing your EI will allow you to explore new depths of understanding in yourself and others. It will give you insight as to why people behave as they do and assist you in areas you may wish to improve.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

If you want to give yourself a fair chance to succeed, never expect too much too soon

— Po Bronson

If you work on yourself intellectually, you will be able to realize your potential

— Sunday Adelaja

If you’re a writer, your first duty, a duty you owe to yourself and your readers, and to your writing itself, is to become wonderful. To become the best writer you can possibly be.

— Theodora Goss

Picture yourself placing your problem inside a pale yellow balloon letting it go watching it drift until it is a tiny pastel dot in the sky.

— Barbara Markoff

Editing yourself is like an irksome coin toss. You’ve got to strip yourself of super ego and operate from the id. Maybe I’ve got my Freud mixed up. It’s just hard to trade a beauty shot for the performance with truth and a brightly lit zit.

— Vera Farmiga

If you distance yourself from reality and just cling to cliches about democracy find yourself a different job than analyzing politics

— Hany Ghoraba

Just tell yourself a story that’ll satisfy you and pretend he told it.

— Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless

Grief is exhausting. When you learn – maybe through my age or experience – trying to harness the energy, whatever it is, muted energy or a concentration to find yourself in a place? You try to use it for when it’s really necessary and can arrive.

— Ciaran Hinds

Free yourself of any load which impedes you

— Charmaine J. Forde

In every aspect of life, be true to who you are. There is no need to communicate subliminally. If you believe in your words or actions, then express yourself completely. Live, Laugh, & Love without regrets.

— Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

There are no guarantees with love, ’ her father said, reading her mind. ‘You can’t hold some of it back, like a deposit, so you can get your money back if something goes wrong. You have to give yourself wholeheartedly, whatever the cost.

— Christine Stovell, Move Over Darling

The moment a question comes to your mind see yourself mentally taking hold of it and disposing of it. In that moment… you learn to become the decider and not the vacillator. Thus you build character.

— H. Van Anderson

So the way to control your life is this; every minute you live, maybe you are in church; ask yourself “why am I here? What product am I producing by being here?” I know most Christians just go to church like dummies.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

You mustn’t bury yourself alive, forget to rise up, or bind yourself to the dust in melancholy surrender.

— Oddný Eir, Land of Love and Ruins

Do not fear to find yourself among strangers.

— Gloria D. Gonsalves, I Am Tausi

In life, you can either hate yourself or like yourself. If you choose to hate yourself, your life will be miserable and if you choose to like yourself, there is no limit to what you can accomplish.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

You are the sum of what you believe. Your capabilities are limitless when you allow yourself to be so.

— Steven Cuoco, Guided Transformation

Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen.

— Corin Nemec

It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you.

— Abigail Tarttelin, Golden Boy

Your presence is enough to go through life. More and more you observe life, more and more you can let lose yourself with the free flow of life.

— Roshan Sharma

If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything.

— Clara Hughes

When you allow your past to define your present, you’re setting yourself up for future disaster.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Don’t let yourself die without knowing the wonder of fucking with love.

— Gabriel García Márquez

Always use your energy to create positive experiences for yourself and others.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

God expects but one thing of you, and that is that you should come out of yourself in so far as you are a created being made and let God be God in you.

— Meister Eckhart

The person you fall in love with only holds a mirror for you to see the pieces of yourself that you have lost, given away, or were taken away from you in the process of life.

— Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

You can either control yourself by simple two lines of bitter truth , OR by confusing yourself in long stories to comfort with a lie

— er.teji

You have to have time to be sorry for yourself to be a good Abstract Expressionist.

— Robert Rauschenberg

Train yourself by blessing those who treat you badly and you will take on the nature of God.

— Sunday Adelaja

Love yourself to fill your heart with kindness.Then love others to fill the world with happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

Surround yourself with people who are better than you in each individual area of business.

— Graham Speechley

Atheism certainly promotes a low view of humanity- how much lower can you get than thinking yourself an accidental by-product of a series of even larger accidents!

— John Dickson, Humilitas: A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership

Day drinking with a broken heart is like selling loose Cuban cigars like Newports, tryna leave the country without passports, and putting yourself in a situation you can’t handle.

— Frida R., Blossom’s Wine Bar

If you imagine yourself to be someone who is very uncomfortable in their own skin, then it does funny things to your voice.

— Rebecca Hall

Before you begin a thing remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. … You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.

— Kathleen Norris

You are the only person that you’ll have for the rest of your life. Cherish yourself. Treat yourself with kindness. Love yourself. Be your own caretaker.

— Dani N M.

To evade arrogance, remind yourself (from time to time) that your talent or success could have been better. To be thankful, remind yourself (every now and then) that your illness or failure could have been worse.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To be a power to reckon with you need to believe in yourself and your dreams.

— Stephen Richards, Be First: Achieve Every Dream

Whatever course you have chosen for yourself it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving … if your sights are set far above the merely secure and mediocre.

— David Sarnoff

A good leader doesn’t have to know everything. Nobody knows everything that’s why you surround yourself with people who are experts in different areas.“That’s what makes a good leader.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.

— Steve Maraboli

To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.

— Aristotle

You can never expect too much of yourself in the matter of giving yourself to others.

— Theodore C. Speers

I think I’ve lived quite the unorthodox life so far, but you probably feels that way about yourself too. So much goes untold in our lives.

— Connor Franta, A Work in Progress

Be unforgettable. The more memorable you make yourself to clients, the easier the sales process will be.

— Timi Nadela, Get To The Top

Rid yourself of those High School grudges which are still stressing you

— Charmaine J Forde

Don’t go the distance trying to fit in the crowd and be accepted by others. Accept and respect yourself first. Loving thyself also goes with this.”-Elizabeth’s Quotes

— Elizabeth E. Castillo

What is it about tears that should be so terrifying? the touch of God is marked by tears…deep, soul-shaking tears, weeping…it comes when that last barrier is down and you surrender yourself to health and wholeness

— David Wilkerson, The Cross and the Switchblade

Enjoy every religious moment by wearing orthodox cassock and feel yourself more spiritual. psg vestments is a best place to shop orthodox vestments

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I looked in the mirror and realized that I was already dead. I let you kill me one piece at a time, starting when I was, what? Eight years old? Nine? You killed yourself and then you came after us.

— Laurie Halse Anderson, Twisted

Winning is a science, educate yourself to win .

— Sandeep Kakkar

If you constantly think of illness you eventually become ill if you believe yourself to be beautiful you become so.

— Shakti Gawain

Discipline is giving yourself a command and following it up with action

— Bob Proctor

The whole of life is just like watching a film. Only it’s as though you always get in ten minutes after the big picture has started, and no-one will tell you the plot, so you have to work it out all yourself from the clues.

— Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

To break yourself loose from the dominion, ruler-ship and manipulation of the devil, you have to embrace light (knowledge).

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

If you think deep inside yourself that you can not live except in the presence of someone that is not true, but this feeling remains true and this is more important than anything else .

— mahmoud hamdy

Having a low opinion of yourself is not ‘modesty.’ It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not ‘egotism.’ It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.

— Bobbe Sommer

You didn’t find strength when you couldn’t live without it. You found it when you had someone or something you loved so much that it forced you to stretch the edges of yourself further than you thought was possible.

— Martina Boone, Illusion

You will know it is love when the need can’t be met by yourself or God.

— Shannon L. Alder

I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.

— Heidi Klum

What you think about yourself is much more important than what others think of you.

— Marcus Annaeus Seneca

I am RESILIENT, therefore, I am unstoppable. It’s important to always remember who YOU are. No matter what challenges you may have to face, ALWAYS stay true to yourself and NEVER give up. Never!

— Stephanie Lahart

Don’t waste your life on small dreams. Give yourself permission to dream big.

— Mensah Oteh

Egotism: the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.

— George Higgins

To be yourself is in many ways to be inconvenient to others. Only placaters and appeasers get along with other people all the time and that’s not really getting along with anyone. That’s just self erasure.

— Stefan Molyneux

Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.

— Robert Johnson

If you want to make a stand, help others make a stand, and if you want to reach your goal, help others reach their goal. Consider yourself and treat others accordingly: this is the method of Humanity.

— Confucius, The Analects

View your life with KINDSIGHT. Stop beating yourself up about things from your past. Instead of slapping your forehead and asking, “What was I thinking, ” breathe and ask yourself the kinder question, “What was I learning?

— Karen Salmansohn, Bounce Back Book

There comes a moment in life when you say to yourself – enough. This is ENOUGH! Then – you take a walk with your destiny. To change. To fulfill your purpose. We all have it. But are you willing to take that first step?

— Besa Kosova

Love yourself enough to open your eyes, and open your eyes enough to love yourself.

— Jay Woodman

God has already equipped you with the skills you need to achieve your dreams. If you just try, work hard, take control of your destiny, remain true to yourself and believe it is possible, you will have unlimited power to achieve the impossible.

— Germany Kent

Bragging about yourself violates norms of modesty and politeness – and if you were really competent, your work would speak for itself.

— Adam Grant

…give yourself permission to change your world and others around you, in a positive way, with love and respect.

— Tasha Hoggatt

Kitten, this is my best mate, Charles, but you can call him Spade. Charles, this is Cat, the woman I’ve been telling you about. You can see for yourself that everything I’ve said is…an understatement.

— Jeaniene Frost, Halfway to the Grave

Wisdom from Top Butler: Guard yourself at all times but don’t let anyone lead you to live a guarded life that is all.

— Donavan Nelson Butler, Master Sergeant US Army

In a consumer society, people wallow in things, fascinating, enjoyable things. If you define your value by the things you acquire and surround yourself with, being excluded is humiliating.

— Zygmunt Bauman

Crafternoon is about making what you want, how you want it, to the best of your ability. And even if you may not think of yourself as a rock star of creativity, it’s there inside you. At Crafternoon, you are a CraftStar.

— Maura Madden, Crafternoon: A Guide to Getting Artsy and Crafty with Your Friends All Year Long

Don’t shrink your standards, link yourself with those who think and ink like you.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Unless you give yourself to some great cause you haven’t even begun to live.

— William P. Merrill

Often times you may find yourself in a relationship with a guy who looks like he is a mature adult, but then you find out that he’s just a selfish baby underneath that wonderful expensive cologne.

— Osayi Emokpae Lasisi, Because You Deserve Love

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

— Richard Feynman

Live without expectations. Don’t set parameters on your life by telling yourself that something can only be enjoyed if it is a certain way. Allow life to surprise you. Keep an open mind and enjoy all of life’s treasures.

— Avina Celeste

Believe in yourself and the power of your inner strength.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Don’t live your life with anger and hate in your heart as you will only be hurting yourself more than the people you hate.

— Robert Tew

Seek not outside yourself for love, because what you are looking for is what you really are.

— Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

Don’t confuse poor decision making with destiny. Take accountability for your life, cut out the drama, distance yourself from negativity, and move your life into a healthy direction.

— Steve Maraboli

Pull yourself out of the dirt, dust yourself off, and get back on the horse and ride towards the sunset.

— Michael Dean Russell Jr.

You are your own soul mate, so love and treat yourself in the same way you would your life partner.

— Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

Have the courage to love yourself like you always wished someone would.

— Vironika Tugaleva

Do I love Black people? Yes. As much as I love my own race.Do Black lives matter?Of course.Will I oppress my spirit with White Guilt and faulty notions of White Privilege?Hell no.Gotta love yourself before you can love anyone else.

— Jonathan Heatt

You can elevate yourself to higher self by devotion to God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Investing in yourself is the best way to utilize time

— Sunday Adelaja

You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you are free to do and it accords with your nature, but perhaps this very holding back is the one suffering you could avoid.

— Franz Kafka

You decide for yourself when it will hurt.

— Per Petterson, Out Stealing Horses

Mindfulness isn’t about ridding yourself of thoughts. It’s more about being aware and letting those thoughts pass through you, so you can see what if any value they have for you. Thoughts are an illusion but some of them are enlightening.

— Nanette Mathews

When you’re an entertainer, it’s hard not to compare yourself with the next person’s success. But you have to trust your own journey and your strengths and believe in yourself. I think that’s the best place to start.

— Kat Graham

You can’t distinguish your group by doing things that are rational and believing things that are true. If you want to set yourself apart from other people you have to do things that are arbitrary and believe things that are false.

— Paul Graham

Love yourself first to love others.

— Debasish Mridha

When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.

— Shannon L. Alder

Emptiness is not a great loss. It creates a great opportunity to fill yourself again and again with great love.

— Debasish Mridha

If you haven’t learned to love yourself you are in reality living a lie proclaiming to be in love with someone else.

— Donavan Nelson Butler, Master Sergeant US Army

Always be good to yourself and others. Always do what is right even if doing something wrong is quicker, more rewarding or easier. Always put truth in your every word and action, and never ignore your conscience until you die.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Greatness is not dependent on your background, it is dependent on how much value you were able to add to yourself per time.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Stop just cheering for others who are living their visions. Commit yourself to your own success and follow the steps required to achieve it.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

You jealous souls are primeval without a doubt, Teach yourself to eat better instead of trying to eat one’s heart out.

— Adhish Mazumder, Versed with Life

I think if you just eat healthy, you’re active, and you don’t beat yourself up, you’re setting yourself up to win rather than setting yourself up for failure.

— Kristin Cavallari

Don’t respect or trust any one out of your limit.Because if u cross the bridge of your patience and emotions for any one. Then you will find yourself as a broken mirror

— Agha Kousar

Your external world is a mirror of your internal world, and if you can discipline yourself to change your thoughts, your external world will change.

— Mensah Oteh

Self-love is meant to be your foundation. It is your birthright. Once you get it – once you really feel what it is like to love yourself… to fall in love with yourself – you might never want to leave this stage.

— Annette Vaillancourt, How to Manifest Your Soulmate with Eft: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

Nothing is impossible. If you can envision your dreams, you have the power to make your dreams a reality. Have faith in yourself and don’t be afraid to dream big. The biggest obstacle is yourself.

— Karen A. Baquiran

See yourself through your mind’s eye being who you want to be, having what you want to have, and doing what you want to do.

— Mensah Oteh

Finding yourself and creating a life that feels authentic and safe is the hardest, most important work that we will ever do and for girls, especially young girls, there is no one more equipped to do this work.

— Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

You make name for yourself when you overcome pain, weakness, laziness and ignorance

— Sunday Adelaja

Why do you want to have a drink with me?”“Because I like you. Because you’re fun. Because I want to get to know you better. Because I want you to see for yourself I’m not the kind of guy you think I am.

— Helena Hunting, Pucked

You listen like an amateur and fool yourself into believing it is enough when it is not.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

The most important day is the day you decide you’re good enough for you. It’s the day you set yourself free.

— Brittany Josephina

Aim high and don’t sell yourself short. Know that you’re capable. Understand that a lot of people battle with a lot of things – depression, body image or whatever else – so know that it’s not just you. You’re not alone.

— Holly Holm

It was a very profound experience, getting in touch with that part of us, in all of us human beings, that is committed beyond yourself to the point of giving everything you have, including your life, for other people, for your fellow man.

— Raul Julia

When you open to your heart, your entire world changes–it opens up around you. You see yourself as part of a friendly universe, one that is full of possibility, one that is generating and regenerating a positive energy.

— Baptist de Pape, The Power Of The Heart: Finding Your True Purpose

Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don’t discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it’s stupid. Banning books shows you don’t trust your kids to think and you don’t trust yourself to be able to talk to them.

— Anna Quindlen

It’s in giving yourself that you possess yourself

— Lou Andeas-Salome

There is only one you. Stop trying to devalue yourself by trying to be a copy of someone else.

— Susie Clevenger

You haven’t seen yourself until you look through the eyes of your characters.~Tanela Hicks

— Tanela Hicks

Feed yourself with the food of wisdom.Wisdom is recognised by joy and peace.When you allow your ways to be light you go high.When your path supports heaviness it weighs you down.

— Raphael Zernoff

Your fear remains strong. You are not ready to face your story, preferring instead to surround yourself with knots. Someday, they will strangle you.

— Maria V. Snyder, Magic Study

You’ll never have the chance to work this stuff out unless you give yourself the chance.

— Jenn Marie Thorne, The Wrong Side of Right

After you make a fool of yourself a few hundred times, you learn what works.

— Gwen Stefani

When all you wanted was to be wanted, you wish you could go back and tell yourself what you know now.

— Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift: Fearless

We’ve all experienced those days when we feel like an absolute failure. It’s a normal feeling when things don’t go as exactly planned. And, when we feel like that, it’s challenging to think of yourself as a successful individual.

— John Rampton

Clearing out all your misery gets you out of the way. You cease being an obstacle, not only to yourself but to anyone else. Only then are you free to serve and enjoy other people.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

You can be freak of the week, critical thinker & a domestic goddess all in one. There is a beauty in your layers, never dumb yourself down.

— Ella December

You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really FEEL the loss.

— Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

You know that your happiness and suffering depend on the happiness and suffering of others. That insight helps you not to do wrong things that will bring suffering to yourself and to other people.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

When you hoard knowledge, you deprive yourself of blessings and growth.

— Kemi Sogunle

I think you learn more about yourself in the context of a relationship than you can outside of it.

— Pink

I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let’s face it, we don’t often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we.

— Diana Wynne Jones

Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.

— Christopher Barzak, One for Sorrow

You can be happy if you are willing to let go of your past and leave yourself unencumbered so you can fly freely.

— Chris Prentiss, Zen and the Art of Happiness

If you can love yourself deeply, you will never feel alone.

— Debasish Mridha

Your greatest challenge is to not be distracted by that which happens in front of you, or is pulling on you or calling to you, but instead to find your center and magnetize to yourself all those things that are in alignment with your inner being

— Sanaya Roman, Living with Joy: Keys to Personal Power and Spiritual Transformation

The backside of mountain is a fight against human nature, ” he said. “You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.

— Mitch Albom, For One More Day

Forgiveness is a process that we have to learn to act upon daily. Anger is weakened by forgiveness. When you forgive, you free yourself from carrying around the torment that the offense has caused you.

— E’yen A. Gardner, Detox 21: 21 day cleansing of the soul

Self respect by definition is a confidence and pride in knowing that your behaviour is both honorable and dignified. -Respect yourself by respecting others.

— Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

I’ve really come to realize you have to love yourself before you can expect someone else to.

— Leah Remini

Do something that surprises yourself cause if you don’t surprise yourself, you’re not going to surprise anybody else.

— Logan Henderson

To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible.

— Adam Green

If you are the type who truly longs to be a Southern Belle at all times, regardless of taking twice the space available in bus, subway or elsewhere, you had best remove yourself to a large estate replete with servants.

— Elizabeth Hawes, It’s Still Spinach

When you affirm your own Tightness in the universe then you co-operate with others easily and automatically as part of your own nature. You being yourself help others be themselves.

— Jane Roberts

Then you know. You know what it’s like to love someone like you love yourself and lose them.

— Monica Hesse

Ask yourself what you will care about when everything is on the line.

— James C. Dobson, Life on the Edge: The Next Generation’s Guide to a Meaningful Future

The first rule of style is to have something to say. The second rule of style is to control yourself when, by chance, you have two things to say; say first one, then the other, not both at the same time.

— George Pólya, How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method

Go fuck yourself Judge.””Motion denied.” answers the judge dryly.

— Jodi Picoult, Sing You Home

Be who you were meant to be and not what you’ve allowed yourself to become, ” Kate said to Mavis as she wavered over following her dream. from ‘Lifesong

— Christine M. Knight

It’s emotions. Sometimes you feel, sometimes you don’t. You can’t force yourself into feeling something, can you?

— Sarvesh Jain, The Awakening Wisdom of Life: Probably the best Quotation Book in the world

Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.

— Abraham Lincoln

Experiment with grounding yourself with who you are, not what you do.

— Gina Greenlee, Postcards and Pearls:Life Lessons from Solo Moments in New York

To become great you have to be good first, and that only occurs by applying yourself. Commit to your passion and refuse to let yourself down.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

— Nelson Mandela

If killing yourself is not an option anymore, you have to sink into the darkness instead, and make something out of it.

— Emma Forrest, Your Voice in My Head

The last Bible I looked at contained over 2000 pages, and you humans managed to get yourself kicked out Paradise by page 5. That has to be some kind of record.

— Dennis Garvin, Case Files of an Angel

Well the country songs themselves are three-chord stories, ballads which are mostly sad. If you are already feeling sorry for yourself when you listen to them they will take you to an even sadder place.

— Willie Nelson

Don’t see it as forgiving him. See it as allowing yourself to be happy. What will you do with the misery you have chosen? Will you eat misery?

— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun

You can only be yourself if you accept yourself

— Thabiso Monkoe, The Azanian

Sometimes you have to get close to the edge to remind yourself what life’s about. It’s not just about rules or what’s on TV tonight. It’s about taking a second to look up and admire the universe. – Katarina Kozlov

— Dannika Dark, Charming

Sometimes, You need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be.

— Noname

If you have assumed any character beyond your strength, you have both demeaned yourself ill in that and quitted one which you might have supported.

— Epictetus, Enchiridion

Today is a good day to tackle a fear and make yourself proud.

— April WIlliams, What You Should Know About Network Marketing Before Investing Your Time, Energy and Money

Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.

— Mariah Burton Nelson, We Are All Athletes

Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today do not let yourself be cheated out of it.

— Henry Ward Beecher

Surround yourself with as many highly qualified people as possible in the various areas of specialty who are passionate not only about business but more importantly about life and who support you in the pursuit of your passion and purpose.

— Donald Pillai

Gaze into the fire, into the clouds, and as soon as the inner voices begin to speak… surrender to them. Don’t ask first whether it’s permitted, or would please your teachers or father or some god. You will ruin yourself if you do that.

— Hermann Hesse, Demian. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend

Believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

One day, perhaps, you will see for yourself that regrets are as nothing. The value lies in how they are answered.

— Steven Erikson, House of Chains

Who are you?Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies?Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them?I have. I am fucking crazy.But I am free.

— Lana Del Rey

Treat yourself like someone who is amazingly special. You are special!

— Debasish Mridha

Instead of bracing yourself for the perils of the unknown, embrace the joy that is here, in your present moment.

— Michelle Cruz-Rosado

Sometimes you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They’re just reminders to stay… calm.

— Yves Behar

I know it’s hard for you to allow yourself to feel this. You’ve gone so long training yourself to block the feelings and emotions out any time someone touches you.

— Colleen Hoover, Hopeless

To be alone with yourself is to be alone. To be in the company of others is to be alone tog

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

I’m not saying that putting on makeup will change the world or even your life, but it can be a first step in learning things about yourself you may never have discovered otherwise. At worst, you could make a big mess and have a good laugh.

— Kevyn Aucoin

Do not worry yourself so much. Take joy in things that are joyful, there is no harm in that.

— Josi S. Kilpack, A Heart Revealed

Learn to control the conversation you have with yourself and you will be unstoppable in your pursuits.

— Rob R Morris

If you’re going to fall in love with anyone, fall in love with a writer. Allow yourself to become immortalised in words.

— Jamie L. Harding

Surround yourself with love.

— Debasish Mridha

No matter how many romantic poems you recite, no matter how many glorious tales of love you read, how can you really understand the condition if you’ve never found yourself in it?

— Sherry D. Ficklin, Queen of Someday

Until you raise the bar on yourself people will treat you as a commodity

— Bernard Kelvin Clive

Learn to forgive yourself and to forgive others.

— Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

You should love yourself to an extent where you can’t let anyone take advantage of you, no matter who they are.

— Gift Gugu Mona

Lying is an art, if you can convince yourself with lie, then you are a master.

— Nikhil Yadav

Don’t lose that anger. Just have a little more patience and forgiveness. For yourself as well.

— Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart & The Destiny of Me

Nourish yourself with the water of love to grow flowers of happiness in the garden of your heart.

— Debasish Mridha

Look at the world, Georg, look at the world before you’ve filled yourself with too much physics and chemistry.

— Jostein Gaarder, The Orange Girl

Make peace with yourself and you make peace with the world. – Charmainism

— Charmaine Smith Ladd, Shake Hands with Yourself: A Peacemaker’s Guide to Happiness & Inner Peace

I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and laughter ’til they bloom, ’til you yourself burst into bloom.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estés

What is the “Once upon a time” of your brand story? Ask yourself this: “How does what I’m building help consumers close the gap between who they are today and who they want to be tomorrow?

— Laura Busche, Lean Branding

Self-pity never leads to happiness.Remind yourself that the situationmay not be ideal, but it’s rarely theworst that could ever happen.

— Domonique Bertolucci, The Happiness Code: Ten Keys to Being the Best You Can Be

Be kind. Be kind to others, be kind to animals, be kind to yourself. Smile at the mailman, pet your dog, buy yourself an ice cream cone. Spreading kindness in this world is the noblest thing a person can do.

— Shenita Etwaroo

You surround yourself with amazing, grade-A talent, and you’re going to have to lift your game. You kind of thrive just by being around such people.

— Joe Lo Truglio

With an all-or-nothing mind-set, you tend to judge yourself relentlessly…Eeyore becomes your best friend.

— Mary E. DeMuth, Wall Around Your Heart

Lucid dreams often feel like this—as if you are observing yourself from a point over your shoulders-arm flexed, hands curving around the boom, breathing, in three dimensional silence.

— Laurie Nadel, Dancing with the Wind: A True Story of Zen in the Art of Windsurfing

Investing in yourself is one of the foundations for better relationships, health, happiness, success, and prosperity.

— Mensah Oteh, Unlocking Life’s Treasure Chest: Wisdom keys to keep you inspired, encouraged, motivated and focused

But tales like this must not be taken as truth. You must remind yourself that it is hard to tell where truth ends and a lie begins. So listen all you like, but disbelieve all you hear…You are in the city of lies.

— Arlene J. Chai

You’ve remained on the battleground, center stage, experiencing life and, what’s more important, experiencing yourself experiencing it. You haven’t been reduced to a logistical strategy for somebody else’s life-war.

— Tom Robbins, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.

— Brian Tracy

Into your darkest corner, you are safe in my love, you are protected. I am the openess you seek, I am your doorway. Come sit in the circular temple of my heart, & let yourself be calm.

— Agapi Stassinopoulos

Always have faith in yourself and the universe, for one will not get you anywhere without the other. Both must be equally strong to reach your desires, for they are the wings that will lift you to your dreams.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Believe in the magic that’s in you, its potential, what it can achieve. But most of all believe in yourself and create a world where dreams become reality.

— Charlene A. Wilson

I’d rather feel something for real than pretend it’s not what it is. Which Zen guy said “If you want to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water”?

— A.S. King, Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.

— Marcus Aurelius

o•cean (ˈōSHən) n. pl. -s. 1. The endless part of yourself you never knew but always suspected was there. [2015, Whittier]

— Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything

Are you proud of yourself tonight that you have insulted a total stranger whose circumstances you know nothing about?

— Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.

— Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

As you strive to attain greater success in life, never forget to brace yourself for the worse”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

When you do a negative thing, you give a negative impression about yourself to those who watch or get to know you. That is your brand.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

Stop comparing yourself with others. If they are good at something, you too are good at something else. Self-confidence is not measured by your own capabilities versus that of others, but by your own needs.

— Stephen Richards, Develop Jedi Self-Confidence: Unleash the Force within You

If you shouldn’t blame yourself for minor things you did or didn’t do when someone dies, how can you start giving yourself credit for tiny things you did when something really good happens?

— Mark Rogerson, This Moonless Sky

Taking care of you” doesn’t mean to award yourself with a new pair of shoes or spending beyond measure on a trip to Tahiti. It actually means to take care of your financial future.

— Kim Kiyosaki, Rich Woman: A Book on Investing for Women, Take Charge Of Your Money, Take Charge Of Your Life

One of the fastest ways you can profoundly change your life is to rid yourself of toxic people.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

When you want to change the world, have you changed yourself lately?

— Debasish Mridha

Trust yourself and try not to get lured off course by conflicting opinions that don’t seem to sit right with you.

— Auliq Ice, Let’s Face It

I don’t believe in failure. Whenever you take action and do something, irrespective of the outcome, you have succeeded by simply doing and trying. The universe rewards action. So believe in yourself and do whatever it is you want to do.

— Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

Winning and losing is not an external game. It is an internal battle over telling yourself the truth vs. lies regarding why you haven’t stepped into the life you dreamed of.

— Shannon L. Alder

In a world full of oddities, it’s how you outdo yourself within your own schizophrenia of abnormalities, that determines your most interesting self.

— Julieanne O’Connor

Don’t dedicate all your resources to helping others invest in their calling. Rather, invest in yourself as well

— Sunday Adelaja

The right way to start your day…Guard well within yourself with benevolence, Hateful people will always try to provoke you.

— Napz Cherub Pellazo

You cannot truly love yourself if you are constantly surrounded by clutter, chaos and bitterness. The time has come for you to de-clutter your mind and your environment.

— Winsome Campbell-Green, The Secret Rules Of Self-Love: How To Love Yourself, Overcome The Loneliness Of Being Single, And Achieve Happiness

When you play a piece of music there are so many different ways you could play it. You keep asking yourself what if. You try this and you say what if and you try that. When you buy a CD you get one answer to the question. You never get the what if.

— Helen DeWitt, The Last Samurai

Calm yourself and you calm your storm.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself who’s really stupid, the guys who stop and pick you up, or you, for being out here in the first place?” – excerpt from: freefalling

— Darlenne Susan Girard, freefalling

You don’t want to love – your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren’t positive, you’re negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you’ve got a shortage somewhere.

— D. H. Lawrence

Disrupting yourself is critical to avoiding stagnation, being overtaken by low-end entrants (i.e., younger, smarter, faster workers), and fast-tracking your personal and career growth.

— Whitney Johnson, Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work

Putting yourself in the place of others…is what thinking ethically is all about.

— Peter Singer, The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty

You need to work on your attitude if you are experiencing the hatred. Because it is you yourself thinking about it

— Bikash Bhandari

To have made a coat of words and cloaked yourself in it.

— Idra Novey, Ways to Disappear

There are times in life when you must seclude yourself and battle your thoughts. There are also times when you must call in the troops. The key is knowing when to make the call.

— Sanjo Jendayi

You will find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others?…Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.

— Lydia M. Child

Reproduce yourself and fulfill your calling

— Sunday Adelaja

When you find yourself looking ridiculous, reasoning isn’t worth a damn.

— Osamu Dazai, Blue Bamboo: Japanese Tales of Fantasy

Do not seduce yourself to temporary person, as you may aware that people doesn’t have much time to remember that feeling which you were shared.

— Anuj Kr. Thakur

Be careful! If the opinion of others is your gauge, then it is also your goal. If you concern yourself with what others think, then you can only go as far as others think. You’re better than that!

— Steve Maraboli

You have to look at yourself objectively. Analyze yourself like an instrument. You have to be absolutely frank with yourself. Face your handicaps, don’t try to hide them. Instead, develop something else.

— Audrey Hepburn

Rise up, empower yourself and take a step. The only way to know that you still have some amount of strength in you when you fall is to attempt to rise up. However if you believe you don’t have any strength, you will remain where you are!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

You do build in darkness if you have faith. When the light returns you have made of yourself a fortress which is impregnable to certain kinds of trouble you may even find yourself needed and sought by others as a beacon in their dark.

— Olga Rosmanith

To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it’s an absolute duty.

— Stieg Larsson

If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space.

— Joyce Carol Oates

You are actually reproducing yourself when you invest your life.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

You’ll never get it if you can’t see yourself having it.

— Toni Sorenson

It is hard to be true to yourself because it is hard to be yourself.

— Jenny Hubbard, Paper Covers Rock

Forgive others often yourself never.

— Syrus

And next time you’re planning to injure yourself to get me attention, just remember that a little sweet talk works wonders.

— Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.

— Henry Ward Beecher

Every failure if you let it is an opportunity to reinvent yourself and move forward.

— Jerry Gladstone, The Common Thread of Overcoming Adversity and Living Your Dreams

Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.

— Raul Julia

There comes a point where you have to stop trying to repair yourself and accept the fact that you’re broken.

— Ilona Andrews, Sweep in Peace

It is understandable you would want to come back as yourself into a wonderland with the sharpness of colour of the Queen of Hearts in a newly opened pack of cards. But coming back as yourself is resurrection. It is uncommon.

— J.M. Ledgard, Submergence

Remember that setbacks are only challenges in disguise. Look at them as lessons . . . don’t waste time beating yourself up. Just get back on track and focus on what you want. It’s up to you , and you will do it!

— Jorge Cruise

Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.

— James Dean

Only in America can you be pro-death penalty, pro-war, pro-unmanned drone bombs, pro-nuclear weapons, pro-guns, pro-torture, pro-land mines, and still call yourself ‘pro-life.

— John Fugelsang

We can choose partner, make friends, hire people who make us feel faultless. But think about it – do you never want to grow? Next time you’re tempted to surround yourself with worshippers, go to church.

— Carol S. Dweck, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Choices may be unbelievably hard but they’re never impossible. To say you have no choice is to release yourself from responsibility and that’s not how a person with integrity acts.

— Patrick Ness, Monsters of Men

When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.

— Dejan Stojanovic, The Creator

Writing is like breathing underwater. It’s really hard to do unless you can imagine yourself a nice set of gills.

— Alane Adams, The Red Sun

Not every problem can be solved by you trying to get yourself killed.

— Martha Wells, The Edge of Worlds

The best friend you will ever find is you. Love yourself with joy and fill your heart with bliss and happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

The truth is, it’s really only okay to be yourself if that self is within an accepted range of ‘normal’.

— Stacey Kade, The Ghost and the Goth

It doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks. It matters what you think of yourself and what your children think. So if anyone is going to ask my advice, I’d say, do what is right for you and don’t give a shit what anyone else thinks

— Gwyneth Paltrow

Loss, once it’s become a certainty, is like a rock you hold in your hand. It has weight and dimension and texture. It’s solid and can be assessed and dealt with. You can use it to beat yourself or you can throw it away.

— William Kent Krueger, Ordinary Grace

Your life, your achievement, your happiness, your person are of paramount importance. Live up to your highest vision of yourself no matter what the circumstances you might encounter. An exalted view of self-esteem is a man’s most admirable quality.

— Ayn Rand, The Night of January 16th

In your heart, you have a song that will change the world, once you give yourself permission to sing.

— Vironika Tugaleva

When you are extravagant, you can result yourself facing alot of debt and not adjust to the pursuit of happiness.

— Saaif Alam

What do you resist examining up close?How can you ground yourself so you feel safe enough to try?

— Gina Greenlee, Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road

Well, now, what do you expect? You’re His child. Of course you’re going to be lonely when you hold yourself from Him.

— Kim Vogel Sawyer, Through the Deep Waters

Remember to view yourself and your humanness with a kind heart.

— Elizabeth Berrien, Creative Grieving: A Hip Chick’s Path from Loss to Hope

Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.

— Oprah Winfrey

Having confidence in your obedience, offers yourself confidence and love.

— Auliq Ice

Spending all your energy on one opinion is like confining yourself to living in a box, and most people in a box aren’t living.

— Thurman P. Banks Jr., Beyond John Dann

For me it’s important to be in balance. To not let fear get in the way of things, to not worry so much about protecting yourself all the time.

— John Frusciante

It’s the colors that will make you stray. They sing to you, the not-blue and the searing light, and no matter how tightly you tie yourself to the inbetween, eventually you will break free.No one swims only in the shallow water.

— Betsy Cornwell, Tides

Let your dreams be as litmitless as the circumference of the entire universe. The police service does not prosecute people who over-dream. Never nail yourself to the narrow cross. Dream big!

— Israelmore Ayivor

What have you done to qualify yourself for the miracles you are expecting.

— Sunday Adelaja

Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.

— Isaac Watts

Looking at yourself in a mirror isn’t exactly a study of life.

— Lauren Bacall

Find your safe space. Approach it with grace. Listen to your body. And give yourself the permission to feel overwhelmed. You’ve weathered harsher storms. And the blue skies? They’re on their way.

— Robyn Kanner

The shelf where you can find the power to kick start is the shelf of self-confidence. No matter how loaded you are with the right information, you need to pull yourself out!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

It was easy enough to kill yourself in a fit of despair. It was easy enough to play the martyr. It was harder to do nothing. To endure your life. To wait.

— Erica Jong, Fear of Flying

Let us never be afraid of innocent joy; God is good and what he does is well done; resign yourself to everything, even happiness; ask for the spirit of sacrifice, of detachment, of renunciation, and above all, for the spirit of joy and gratitude.

— Henri-Frédéric Amiel

I use so much of myself in everything I do. I think every actor does because you have no one else to go to but yourself and your own imagination.

— Pierce Brosnan

Happiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.

— Saul Bellow

You’re just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You’ve got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It’s all down to you, mate.

— John Lennon

You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. Every time you don’t throw yourself down the stairs, that’s a choice. Every time you don’t crash your car, you re-enlist.

— Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor

Find that person who will make your whole world tremble with a few words. Apprentice yourself faithfully to him until you can make your own world tremble constantly.

— Charbel Tadros

If you ever find yourself coming out of a time machine, run. Run away as fast you can. Don’t stop. Don’t try to talk. Nothing good can come out of it.” narrator Charles Yu, not author Charles Yu p19

— Charles Yu, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe

Disentangle yourself from anything that will not promote your progress.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Be yourself there is no one better

— Selena Gómez

Being a Hot Mom means being respected as a mom and a woman. And, the key to being a Hot Mom is having a sense of humor about yourself and all the crazy situations that arise.

— Jami Gertz

If your paramount concern in life is to make sure everyone likes and approves of you, you’re going to find yourself running in circles for the rest of your life.

— Ali B. Moe

Failure is when you talk yourself out of becoming something amazing.

— Rudy Francisco

Maybe the word forgive points in the wrong direction, since it’s something you mostly give yourself, not anyone else: you put down the ugly weight of old suffering, untie yourself from the awful, and walk away from it.

— Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby

When life hands you lemons, get yourself some limes because life can’t be trusted.

— – Safaya Carbon

And givin’ yourself to me can never be wrong

— Marvin Gaye

My mother said the cure for thinking too much about yourself was helping somebody who was worse off than you.

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Never allow yourself to be defined by some else’s opinion of you….unless they hold a higher opinion of you than you have for yourself.

— Audrey Moralez

What happens to you when you get older? Do you just forget everything from before you turned eighteen? Do you make yourself forget?

— Patrick Ness, The Rest of Us Just Live Here

When you are able to create values in yourself or in others then you have won the race.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

The quicker your forget unpleasant instances and forgive yourself or others for wrong deeds, the better are your chances of focusing on your aspirations and working towards them.

— Vishwas Chavan, Vishwasutras: Universal Principles for Living: Inspired by Real-Life Experiences

Why do you work so hard to make yourself disliked? I should think you’d find it happens enough on its own without putting yourself to any extra trouble.

— Steven Brust, Tiassa

Speak to yourself with compassion on the inside and you will radiate peace on the outside.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Compassion Revolution: 30 Days of Living from the Heart

The greatest service, you can do, to the existence, is serving yourself. If you serve yourself and take care of, yourself, anything that comes out of you, will add meaning and beauty to life.

— Roshan Sharma

Believe in your purposes. Define yourself endlessly.

— Debasish Mridha

Serenity within the chaos of life is there to be discovered, just look within yourself for it.

— Stephen Richards

Self discipline is the ability to make yourself do something you don’t necessarily want to do, to get a result you would really like to have.

— Andy Andrews

To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.

— Edward de Bono

Don’t rush into any kind of relationship. Work on yourself. Feel yourself, experience yourself and love yourself. Do this first and you will soon attract that special loving other.

— Russ von Hoelscher

Cowardice is when you hide away from your real self, and wear another self in pretense. Be yourself; that is bravery. If yourself is not better for you to be, change yourself and live in that changed self!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Each daily improvement should have a means by which it can be measured so you can see and feel yourself growing

— Mensah Oteh

Do not make yourself so big. You are not so small.

— Jewish proverb

Devote yourself to reading of the Holy Scriptures.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Enjoy the successes that you have and don’t be too hard on yourself when you don’t do well. Too many times we beat up on ourselves. Just relax and enjoy it.

— Patty Sheehan

If you have to ask yourself if it’s love, it’s not.

— Kate McGahan

Forcing yourself into peace is indeed stressful so do not stress yourself to run behind peace, Go through each n every stress with peace.

— Haritha Velpureddy

One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.

— Marlo Thomas

Ask yourself exactly what you want in your life—now and in the future. If you were given the opportunity to do or have anything, what would it be, and why?

— Beverly K. Bachel, What Do You Really Want?: How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens

If you want to wear long hair or wear that dress, as long as you’re not hurting yourself or anybody else, I say do it. If you want to go out and have a romantic, sexy affair, do it.

— Florence Henderson

Don’t be afraid to let yourself get bored because some of the most amazing things are created through boredom.

— Rachel Hamilton

Nobody is going to save you but yourself and the ‘best’ and only way to do so isthrough action.

— Oli Anderson, Personal Revolutions: A Short Course in Realness

I think it’s probably best to work out in the morning to get it out of the way. My ultimate top tip is to drag yourself, even if you have to roll yourself out of your bed and in to a sit-up – it’s really not that bad once you start.

— Lily James

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.

— Dalai Lama

If your present thoughts do not lift you higher than your previous ones, rid yourself of them.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

You are most happy when you can give yourself away to others.

— Debasish Mridha

You perform as well as you believe yourself capable of performing. You are as effective as you believe yourself to be in whatever you do. You can never be better or different on the outside than you believe yourself to be on the inside.

— Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills that Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed

No matter how many hours you keep undressing yourself you will never be able to take all your clothes off until you first manage to love your nakedness.

— Angelos Michalopoulos

It is only when you meet someone of a different culture from yourself that you begin to realize what your own beliefs really are.

— George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier

When you read a novel, it seems that everything is clear, trite and understandable. But when you yourself fall in love, you understand that nobody knows anything and everyone must decide for themselves.

— Sarah Ruhl, Chekhov’s Three Sisters & Woolf’s Orlando

The most easy and simple thing to do in world is to say someone I Love You.And most difficult thing to do is keep on yourself on your these 3 words.

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

Relationships are like broken glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than hurt yourself trying to put the pieces back together

— Alex Haditaghi

A person who does not know himself… can not commit to another person. Without being genuine to yourself you are unable to be genuine to anyone else.

— Rebekah Elizabeth Gamble, The Talking Stick Diaries: Cherish Your Soul

Know your worth and love yourself in such a way that anyone who is no good for you, wont be able to reach you.

— Nikki Rowe

You make yourself too hard, you make yourself brittle too. Crack once, crack all to pieces

— Joe Ambercrombie

Equip yourself for your own needs.

— Patti Digh, What I Wish For You: Simple Wisdom For A Happy Life

Not to get all Zen on you, but maybe you should love yourself more.

— Susan Elizabeth Phillips, First Star I See Tonight

Meditate upon yourself and you’ll find bliss.

— Abhijit Naskar

It’s kinda hard to get yourself into a good three-toweler when you got the dick of death.

— Christopher Moore, Bloodsucking Fiends

You can love everyone, but you can never hurt anyone else without hurting yourself. You will burn yourself for the rest of your life with this fire and agony.

— Debasish Mridha

You must add value to yourself to be relevant

— Sunday Adelaja

You’ve got to be sure of yourself beforeYou can ever win a prize.

— Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

When you start something you cannot give yourself a time-frame for success. You can’t say: if it doesn’t work out in six-months I will give up. Your only task is to keep doing whatever it takes to achieve the goal.

— G.R. Gopinath, Simply Fly

You will find the greatest happiness in letting yourself be.

— A.D. Posey

I know that your soul is on life support and that you feel lost and like you’re completely spinning out of control, but you’re finding yourself — here, tonight… even in this darkness.

— Jennifer Elisabeth

If you want to live your life to the fullest you must start believing in yourself today.

— Nurudeen Ushawu

You have to forgive yourself for your past mistakes, and you have to forgive those that hurt you for what they did to you, or you’re never going to fully move on.

— Jennifer Gracen, More Than You Know

I want you to ask yourself the entire time before you meet me, ‘Is this really what I want?

— Brad McKinniss, Beast Machine

If you hear a song that makes you cry and you don’t want to cry anymore, you don’t listen to that song anymore. But you can’t get away from yourself. You can’t decide not to see yourself anymore. You can’t decide to turn off the noise in you head.

— Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why

Ohhhh are you coming?” he asks me. “Oh God Mallory, I can feel you doing it around my cock. I can feel you – that’s it, baby. Fuck yourself on me.

— Charlotte Stein, Restraint

Give yourself without expecting any return.

— Debasish Mridha

Be yourself!’ said Gro. ‘No one will hear any of you otherwise, still less trust you. That’s the most important thing of all. If you’re not yourself you just can’t sustain it in the long term.

— Åsne Seierstad

Don’t be afraid to be awesome. Sometimes being weird and different is good. When you think you’re working hard, there is always someone else working harder, so always be yourself and know your stuff.

— Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

When you fill yourself with inner joy and inner peace, this world becomes peaceful.

— Debasish Mridha

It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time.

— Judith Rossner

If you were a brand, would you buy yourself or keep shopping?

— Dean Del Sesto, Shift Your Thinking: 200 Ways to Improve Your Life

When you are looking at a person, you are not seeing him; you are seeing yourself through his reflective mirror.

— Debasish Mridha

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.” – “Meglio scrivere per se stessi e non avere un pubblico piuttosto che scrivere per gli altri e non essere se stessi”.

— Cyril Connolly

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

— Golda Meir

Face the facts squarely. Ask yourself definite questions and demand direct replies.

— Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

To see yourself and others in the darkness, be the light of courage and enlighten them.

— Debasish Mridha

Love yourself like you would a treasured love or a cherished child.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life

When you cut the cords on the safety net and walk out on the highwire, you become yourself and become all that you can be and all that you were meant to be. But first, you must cut the cords.

— Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love

When you learn to talk people up, you will never talk yourself down.

— Richmond Akhigbe

Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don’t take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Can you allow yourself to be impaled on the present moment?

— T. Scott McLeod, All That Is Unspoken

Never underestimate the pains of others but consider yourself lucky.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can’t.

— Napoleon Hill

If your relationship is draining your energy, making you lose yourself and taking your attention away from God, then you are not in a relationship but a cult. You are busy creating an idol (mini-God) for yourself.

— Kemi Sogunle

But some words to men and women, boys and girls alike: The quality of the work must merit the readers’ time and money. Do it for yourself, but make yourself a member of your own audience. There is no other way to evaluate your own progress.

— Wendy Pini, The Big ElfQuest Gatherum

Anyone who wants to prevent you from making other people happy is an enemy. If you are stopping yourself from making others happy, you are your own enemy.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

In a society… so madly in love with oxymoron’s… ask yourself this… …when was the last time you ever bought anything for free?

— Non Nomen, The Unwords

My friend, you are truly yourself alone. God must have broken the mould after turning you out.

— Jack Higgins, The Eagle Has Landed

You can never have for yourself someone who isn’t on good terms with himself.

— Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

True Love is when you are able to see yourself in another, when you recognize that there is no separation between you and any other Being in the Universe.

— Joseph P. Kauffman, The Answer Is YOU: A Guide to Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Freedom

[D]on’t cling to your self-righteous suffering, let it go. . . . Nothing is too good to be true, let yourself be forgiven. To the degree you insist that you must suffer, you insist on the suffering of others as well. (90)

— Stephen Levine, A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last

When you surround yourself with wonderful, productive people, you become enhanced. Your level of happiness increases, which is your success.

— Ron Baratono, The Writings of Ron Baratono

I asked her if I was black or white. She replied “You are a human being. Educate yourself or you’ll be a nobody!

— James McBride, The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother

Are you preparing yourself today for a better tomorrow? If not, how can you dare to live a better tomorrow?

— Seema Brain Openers

And that reminds me of another memorable thing Linda once said to me: “There’s so much strength in vulnerability. It’s the ultimate gift you can give yourself because you allow yourself to open up; to invite someone in.

— Kat Von D., Go Big or Go Home: Taking Risks in Life, Love, and Tattooing

Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.

— Colin Powell

Your anger and emotional outbursts usually result when someone penetrates to the core of what you do not like about yourself or still cannot accept.

— Bill George Peter Sims

How do you go on knowing that you will never again – not ever, ever – see the person you have loved? How do you survive a single hour, a single minute, a single second of that knowledge? How do you hold yourself together?

— Howard Jacobson, The Finkler Question

When you give yourself to me, completely, I will bite you. Until then, my love, I will only nibble on you.”~Cole

— Tina Carreiro, Power of the Moon

You are at liberty to develop yourself when you are self employed

— Sunday Adelaja

If you feel ashamed of ignorance, it’s your fault.Try to make yourself acceptable.

— Arunesh mani

In solitude, you will find yourself; in crowds, you will find others! You need both of them: Solitude and crowds; yourself and others! Without others, what to do with yourself? Without yourself, what to do with others?

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I have just returned from Boston it is the only sane thing to do if you find yourself up there.

— Fred Allen

Some say if you want success surround yourself with successful people. I say if you want true and lasting success surround yourself with people of integrity.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.

— Jacob M. Braude

Thinking little of yourself is not humility.

— Nicky Verd

To achieve a great success, you must first have yourself behind yourself as your greatest supporter!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Character in leadership comes down to two questions: Would you trade places with anyone under your command? Do you hold yourself to the same level of accountability as those for whom you bear responsibility?

— Gary J. Byrne, Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate

Walking by yourself in the rain is for college kids who think loneliness makes poets.

— Peter S. Beagle, A Fine and Private Place

Are there not times, Ridley, when you yourself wish only to hear the best in people – and not to be dragged downwards into the underworld we all regularly inhabit?

— Carla H. Krueger, From the Horse’s Mouth

Lose yourself in the music, not the fog

— Keeper Peace

Believe yourself again and again to find yourself.

— Debasish Mridha

When I write a song, I always start on acoustic guitar, because that’s a good test of a song, when it’s really open and bare. You can often mislead yourself if you start with computers and samples and programming because you can disguise a bad song.

— Martin Gore

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no

— Cyril Connolly

As you stumble and learn, stumble and learn again, resolve to talk to yourself as if you were your best friend. So no “What a #?%$@ idiot!” when your BFF smashes an egg on the floor, m’kay? Be cool, like the Fonz.

— Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life

If you haven’t found yourself yet, it’s difficult to help someone to discover himself. False leaders make more false leaders!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Free ourselves from fear, insecure and scared of others judgement and opinions. Build up with our own confident, self-esteem and self-satisfaction.Just be yourself for being better person.

— Rofithah Omar

Your words to yourself and to others should uplift, never tear down.

— Eileen Anglin

Empty yourself of past resentment, anger, and sadness to fill it with love and pure happiness.

— Debasish Mridha

You’re yourself, ” Tana said, grinning. “More purely yourself than anyone I know. And if you can’t see who that is anymore, then see yourself the way I see you.

— Holly Black, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

If you put yourself in the emotion that you want from others, you are more likely to receive it.

— Shannon L. Alder

Sports teach us the value of facing yourself and others honestly. You can only grow if you let go of denial and embrace what is real and true.

— Corey Irwin

Once I was liable to the same mistakes, but, thanks to God, no longer …’Well, isn’t it just as worthwhile to have devoted and applied yourself to this goal as to have read or written fifty pages?

— Epictetus, Of Human Freedom

Your truest spiritual path will lead you to yourself for it is devoted to becoming.

— Mollie Marti

To take up your cross means to associate yourself with Christ and to share His rejection. It means you take a stand for Christ even though people make fun of you, persecute you—or even kill you!

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

It’s time to respect yourself and your dream, both truly deserve that respect. be the person you would do anything for. Be the person you will not let down.

— Loren Weisman, The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business: The “Who, What, When, Where, Why & How” of the Steps that Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

Be yourself because you weren’t born to be anyone else

— Hayley Brewer

Spending a few moments right when you wake up to inspire and motivate yourself can make all the difference in the rest of your day.

— Daniel Willey

Every spoken sentence beginning with ‘I Am’ is a powerful spell exhaled into action. Describe yourself wisely.

— Dacha Avelin, Embracing Your Inner Witch: The Maidens Guide to Old World Witchcraft

If you have allowed a laborious lifestyle to suppress your dreams, then NOW is the time to take a STAND and give yourself PERMISSION to DREAM again! Now remove the clutter in your life and make PLANS to make your dreams a reality.

— DeWayne Owens

You are only going to be as good as the people you surround yourself with, so be brave enough to let go those who keep weighing you down.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

What you leave behind is the people you loved. You leave yourself in them.

— Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting

Only God, my dear, ” wrote Yeats blithely, “Could love you for yourself alone/And not your yellow hair.” This quote is meant as a bit of lighthearted verse. But it is an epic tragedy in three lines.

— Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth

To hate others is ugly.To hate yourself is uglier.

— Hlovate, Rooftop Rant

… you should never give yourself a chance to fall apart because, when you do, it becomes a tendency and it happens over and over again. You must practice staying strong, instead.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

You put yourself in a tight corner of failure if you think “it’s only the rich that get richer while the poor get poorer”. No! Something good can come out from you no matter who you are, what you have done and where you have been to!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

The only way to ensure democracy functions correctly is to question its governance constantly. Fail to do so and you may awake to find yourself living in a police state.

— Stewart Stafford

Everything is a test.Either you win or lose, either you commit yourself or not, it’s all up to you.

— Loren Zomarie Adong

You don’t have to be where you find yourself to be.

— Muni Natarajan

Do not protect yourself by a fence but rather by your friends.

— Czech proverb

For writing a first draft requires from the writer a peculiar internal state which ordinary life does not induce. … how to set yourself spinning?

— Annie Dillard

Please follow these instructions:1. Stack the pages of this letter neatly. 2. Roll the pages up into a cylinder. 3. Smack yourself over the head with it. 4. Repeat. You complete ass.

— Leah Thomas, Because You’ll Never Meet Me

I always thought that poetry is the verdict that others give to a certain kind of writing. So to call yourself a poet is a kind of dangerous description. It’s for others it’s for others to use.

— Leonard Cohen

Before you find the magic of life you have to open yourself up to the possibility of it being there.

— Bette Lee Crosby, Memory House

Depression is real. It happens. We go through it. Hold onto yourself in those moments.

— Avijeet Das

Imagine yourself in a parallel universe. Imagined? Now either attain or forget it.

— Alexander Zalan

Always put yourself around people who want to succeed because when they succeed you will to succeed as well.

— Alcurtis Turner

If you’re following your dreams, you’re doing something you love and that you believe in yourself for.

— McKayla Maroney

But Jesus changes your attitude towards yourself and towards other people.

— Cliff Richard

The first and immediate thing to do when you find yourself stuck in terror is to breathe!

— Deborah Sandella

What you think about yourself is more important than what others think about you.

— Debasish Mridha

The moment you open yourself completely to the love that awaits your conscious embrace, you are no longer there to receive it.

— Eric Micha’el Leventhal

Seeking external validation brings disappointment. Validate yourself from within to find true happiness.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Compassion Revolution: 30 Days of Living from the Heart

Make a promise to yourself right now, that you will choose your thoughts and words wisely, that you will no longer use disempowered language about yourself, and nor will you ever negatively define yourself by what has occurred in your past.

— Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

If you compare yourself with others you may become vain or bitter for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.

— Max Ehrmann

If she were gone I would be nothing. You should think better of yourself than to settle for that.

— Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

There are certain levels of sadness that introduce you to parts of yourself you never knew existed, and it’s always a much purer version of you that couldn’t be any you-er than you. You fall in love with it and forget to move on.

— Ibraheem Hamdi, The Cashmere Scarf

How much others love you is not very important, but how much you love yourself will define your success.

— Debasish Mridha

Happiness only comes when you make yourself worthy of happiness by loving others.

— Debasish Mridha

Fred, you next, ” the plump woman said. “I’m not Fred, I’m George, ” said the boy. “Honestly, woman, you call yourself our mother? Can’t you tell I’m George?” “Sorry, George, dear.” “Only joking, I am Fred, ” said the boy and off he went.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

When you fill your soul by listening to and acting on your intuition, you’ll find yourself moving toward the fulfillment of your dreams.

— Lynn A. Robinson, Divine Intuition: Your Inner Guide to Purpose, Peace, and Prosperity, Revised and Updated

We (men) would rather lose an arm out a city bus window than tell you simply, “You’re not theone.” We are quite sure you will kill us or yourself or both—or even worse, cry and yell at us.

— Greg Behrendt, He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

let yourself cry, OK? One of the worst feelings in the world is being unable to cry and eventually it…starts to make things darker.

— J.A. Redmerski

No ethical person wants to be a king or a queen, because there is no ethics and honor in putting yourself in a place higher than others!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

I am so glad that you have never done anything, never carved a statue, or painted a picture, or produced anything outside of yourself! Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your sonnets.

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

All due respect to Romeo and Juliet, but I don’t think love is sacrifice at all. Real love is when you let another person make you better. You don’t lose yourself in love—you find yourself there.

— William Ritter, The Dire King

The time when you should most of all withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.

— Epicurus

Whether your cup is half-full or half-empty, remind yourself there are others without one.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

If you have behaved badly repent make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.

— Aldous Huxley

Throwing yourself into the purse of a dream is the biggest adventure you can take on.

— Charlotte Eriksson

You do not set a high enough value on yourself if you think a man who loves you should not weave you into the fabric of his life with every thread. — Robert Service to Constance MacLean, 1903 (age 28)

— David Eso, Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets

The philosophy of life is the ultimate of finest thoughts that reflects yourself and your outlook about the world.

— Debasish Mridha

Believe in yourself up here and it will make you stronger than you could ever imagine.

— Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon

…consider yourself a functional character in someone else’s novel – a background character – a person on the street – that’s the perspective …

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Your life has purpose and meaning. Don’t devalue yourself giving someone else meaning.

— Michelle Cook-Hall

Help yourself before you help others.

— Jayson Engay

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

— Miguel de Cervantes

To find yourself again and again, get lost in true love.

— Debasish Mridha

Honor yourself first and you will discover the boundless breadth of your Passion Zone.

— Heidi Reagan, Wake Up Women: Be Happy, Healthy & Wealthy

I wish I had thrown out the bathroom scale at age 16. Weighing yourself every morning is like waking up and asking Dick Cheney to validate your sense of inner worth.

— Anne Lamott

You know how sometimes you tell yourself that you have a choice, but really you don’t have a choice? Just because there are alternatives doesn’t mean they apply to you.

— Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

Have you ever been by yourself with no distractions? No radio, no TV, no internet, no mobile. Have you every been yourself in complete and utter silence? With no expectations and nothing else to do?Silence heals.

— Ana Ortega

You live your life without realizing these things until you take yourself away from the usual stuff, even for a brief moment…only then do you see your life in a different perspective.

— Corey M.P., High

Self-criticism and negative thoughts about yourself will attract people who reflect this back to you, showing critical behavior and can abuse you physically.

— Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

I’m not so fond of people myself, Evvy, but I took my vows for a reason. There are two classes of people in the world, the destroyers and the builders. I want to build, not destroy. You need to ask yourself who you’re going to be.

— Tamora Pierce, Melting Stones

Your mindset buffet is filled with possibilities that can feed your heart, mind, and soul if you will simply serve yourself and go for it! Choose wisely, my friends, choose wisely.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Persistently worrying yourself over what life throws at you never makes it better but deters you from your set goals in life.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Find your authentic voice, become vulnerable, and then put yourself out there.

— Meredith Brooks

Before reacting to any conflicting situation in life. Ask yourself a simple question: “You want to be happy or you want to be right?

— Aditya Ajmera

Love isn’t just what you feel for someone when you look at them. It’s how they make you feel about yourself when they look back at you.

— Priya Sharma, Fabulous Beasts

it taught me, that when a woman lets herself love, she loses. it taught me that to survive, you rely on yourself first and last.” -adrianne”It should have also taught you that sometimes love has no threshold.” -philip

— Nora Roberts, Sweet Revenge

Meditation is a way of being, not a technique. Meditation is not about trying to get anywhere else. It is about allowing yourself to be exactly where you are and as you are, and the world to be exactly as it is in this moment, as well.

— Jon Kabat-Zinn, Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness

If you can simply drop yourself from the moment, you can still experience life and with more clarity.

— Roshan Sharma

I believe acting is very physical, and when you have to fight or do those kinds of things, it takes a lot of respect not to allow yourself to go off and hurt yourself or someone else.

— Giancarlo Esposito

You protect your being when you love yourself better. That’s the secret.

— Isabelle Adjani

If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure. It transcends all barriers.

— Ed Sullivan

What you believe of yourself is what you will become.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

All I want to tell young people is that you’re not going to be anything in life unless you learn to commit to a goal. You have to reach deep within yourself to see if you are willing to make the sacrifices.

— Louis Zamperini, Devil at My Heels

The best way to assess yourself is to base the assessment on the product you produce daily

— Sunday Adelaja

Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

You don’t have to stop fighting for others, you just have to remember to fight for yourself too.

— Liz Newman

War is a big word; it’s cruel, it’s hard, nobody wants that. Protecting yourself sounds much better. Putting up walls, shutting everyone out. And forgetting that those who you are so afraid of—they’re not all that different from you.

— C.M. Rayne, Dark Oracle

I want you to embark on the truth of loving yourself because when you love yourself and when you appreciate yourself, you will make healthy changes in your life for healthy reasons.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Never question yourself to satisfy the comfort of those living blindly by the false masks of life.

— Nikki Rowe

Don’t kill yourself just because you think and feel you are empty. God needs empty vessels to fill!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Writing therapy is my form of healing. Try and detach yourself from painful memories by infusing characters and then stepping back.

— Phil Wohl

Isolation is not a healthy ‘coping’ method, it’s like quarantining yourself in a gas chamber!

— Joshua Stannard

Give yourself to reading.’… You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works, especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Doing things for yourself (self-preservation) are ok in in small doses and when necessary but over-burdening you life with your own self will weaken your heart, soul connectivity with others

— Paul Isaacs

Love yourself as much you can before loving others. If you don’t have something, you can’t give it to anyone.

— Debasish Mridha

You win a race, the next race it’s a question mark. Are you still the best or not? That’s what is funny. But that’s what is interesting. And that’s what is challenging. You have to prove yourself every time.

— Michael Schumacher

Do not think that your magic ring will work if you are not yourself Solomon.

— Idries Shah, Knowing How to Know: A Practical Philosophy in the Sufi Tradition

Spiritual dating is a way to date and enjoy yourself that is emotionally safer, gentler, and infinitely more pleasurable than regular dating.

— Amy Leigh Mercree, The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, & Soul Mates

Dear YOU, don’t compare yourself to ANYONE. Your Unique Self is empowered, powerful, and unstoppable! Your uniqueness is what makes you incomparable! Don’t underestimate the beauty of just being YOU.

— Stephanie Lahart

JD/Dr Cox: The second you start blaming yourself for people’s deaths, there’s no coming back.

— Bill Lawrence

DEPORT yourself from the coast of negative attitudes and you will give your dreams a lift up from a level of high concentration of repeated failure to an indelible success! God is with you!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Respect yourself and others will come to respect you. That is true about all of us, but especially true about women. That is the meaning of honour.

— Abdulrazak Gurnah, Paradise

Believe in yourself even when others doubt your capabilities.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Earth is a school of darkness and your purpose is to educate yourself of your light.

— Nikki Rowe

Your life today is, for the most part, a manifestation of the stories you told yourself in the past.

— Christopher Babson, Breakout Presentations: Wow! People in Business and Life

One of the luxuries of a politican’s life is that you see yourself as others see you.

— Joe Clark

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.

— Rainer Maria Rilke

As only dead leaves allow the wind to blow them to and fro, never allow yourself to be swayed by popular opinion.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Your mind is a mirror and you see yourself in it again and again.

— Debasish Mridha

If they don`t like you for being yourself, be yourself even more

— Taylor Swift

one of the most important things you can do for yourself is have a strong sense of your own greatness… because many things and people will misjudge you and count you at what they thing you are or can achieve. Their limits are not true… yours are

— Marsha Wright, The Secret Collaborative Economy: More Clients, More Exposure, More Profit, Faster!

Liz, you must be very polite with yourself when you are learning something new.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

The sky was like ebony and the only illumination was the harsh white light of the central streetlamp, which cast shadows so hard it seemed you might cut yourself on them.

— Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey

Still yourself to steel yourself.

— Fakeer Ishavardas

Resist the temptation to see yourself as a victim.

— James C. Dobson, Life on the Edge: A Young Adult’s Guide to a Meaningful Future

I kindly ask you to place your name in 1 Corinthians 13:4-6. And read it out loud. This verse will help you reflect on your own behavior, to become the right type of person for yourself and others.

— Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Be at peace with yourself and with all men.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The world won’t be loyal and burden itself to those who are having one skill and talent any longer. Make yourself useful and indispensable…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

I don’t believe in luck. Not in golf, anyway. There are good bounces and bad bounces, sure, but the ball is round and so is the hole. If you find yourself in a position where you hope for luck to pull you through, you’re in serious trouble.

— Jack Nicklaus

There’s a bug inside you. Growing in you, eating everything you’ve forced yourself to forget, everything you don’t want to think about. Your bug will decide your fate one day. And… chances are, you will die because of it.

— Kouhei Kadono, Boogiepop at Dawn