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1. "I have no pity for myself either. So let it be Veronal. But I wish Hercule Poirot had never retired from work and come here to grow vegetable marrows."
Author: Agatha Christie
2. "I'd promised myself that I'd really work on talking more, talking about uncomfortable things, because I could see from Brian how well things could work out if you did."
Author: Catherine Gilbert Murdock
3. "The more I open up to him, the more I need him. The more I admit to myself that I need him, the most it hurts to know that I still don't exactly have him."
Author: Colleen Hoover
4. "It's Friday night and the rain is coming and I'll find myself at some bar making some woman smile, wondering if you'd hop on the next thing moving in this direction, run in the house, throw on your chucks and play with me in the rain."
Author: Darnell Lamont Walker
5. "I was not a doper, I told myself - I just injected myself to recover and needed pills to sleep."
Author: David Millar
6. "It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him."
Author: Donald Cargill
7. "I walk every day with my dogs and force myself to run a bit but I hate it."
Author: Elizabeth Hurley
8. "I felt that I was leaving part of myself behind, and that wherever I went afterwards I should feel the lack of it, and search for it hopelessly, as ghosts are said to do, frequenting the spots where they buried material treasures without which they cannot pay their way to the nether world."
Author: Evelyn Waugh
9. "To create, I destroyed myself; I made myself external to such a degree within myself that within myself I do not exist except in an external fashion. I am the living setting in which several actors make entrances, putting on several different plays."
Author: Fernando Pessoa
10. "It's just that you go so crazy being alone like that. Sometimes he'd forget my water or food and I'd cry and cry and cry." She stops talking and looks out the window. "I would try to tell myself stories to pass the time. Fairy tales. Parts of books. But they got used up."
Author: Holly Black
11. "America to me is so varied and exciting. I always feel nostalgia for the place I'm not in, and then I get there and find myself in a traffic jam going into the Lincoln Tunnel, and I think, 'God, why was I romanticizing this part of the country?' I think it has to do with the romantic, unrealistic temperament."
Author: Ian Frazier
12. "If I'm among men who don't agree at all with my nature, I will hardly be able to accommodate myself to them without greatly changing myself. A free man who lives among the ignorant strives as far as he can to avoid their favors. A free manacts honestly, not deceptively. Only free man are genuinely useful to one another and can form true friendships. And it's absolutely permissible, by the highest right of Nature, for everyone to employ clear reason to determine how to live in a way that will allow him to flourish."
Author: Irvin D. Yalom
13. "Yes. Oh no! I don't subject myself to a leadership that does not break new territories! It is the job of leadership to succeed in landing its limbs on new grounds."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
14. "Yesterday, I cried.I came home, went straight to my room,sat on the edge of my bed,kicked off my shoes, unhooked my bra,and I had myself a good cry."
Author: Iyanla Vanzant
15. "Six books… my mother didn't want books falling into my hands. It never occurred to her that I fell into the books – that I put myself inside them for safe keeping."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
16. "He smelt of the sun, as if it had seeped deep into his skin, and I found myself inhaling silently, as if he were something delicious."
Author: Jojo Moyes
17. "I never could read Foucault. I find philosophy tedious. All of my knowledge comes from reading novels and some history. I read Being and Nothingness and realized that I remembered absolutely nothing when I finished it. I used to go to the library every day and read every day for eight hours. I'd dropped out of high school and had to teach myself. I read Sartre without any background. I just forced myself and I learned nothing."
Author: Michael Gira
18. "There was a time I stopped talking, just like you. My reasons were a little bit different, but... I think the feelings of being ashamed of myself and hating myself... are the same. Here it says "to like yourself." What does that mean? Good things---how are you supposed to find them? I only know things that I hate about myself. Because that's all I know: I hate myself. Even if your force yourself to find good things... it feels so empty. It doesn't work that way. People like your teacher just don't get it.I think... when you hear someone say they like you for the first time... then you can begin to like yourself. I think when someone accepts you for the first time... you feel like you can forgive yourself a little. You can begin to face your fears.~Yuki"
Author: Natsuki Takaya
19. "I steeled myself to focus only on the present yet remain alert to what might come next."
Author: Nicholas Sparks
20. "I take responsibility for myself and what I do now."
Author: Paul Gascoigne
21. "In the end, even the "yes" to love is a source of suffering, because love always requires expropriations of my "I", in which I allow myself to be pruned and wounded. Love simply cannot exist without this painful renunciation of myself, for otherwise it becomes pure selfishness and thereby ceases to be love."
Author: Pope Benedict XVI
22. "After convincing myself that was maybe you should at least help out your neighborhood, I really started to think about it later on in life."
Author: Rick Danko
23. "And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education."
Author: Sam Donaldson
24. "It's hard to describe yourself as a hero - I just like to think of myself as a policeman. People can look to you like that, as a good guy who can help people."
Author: Steve Wilkos

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When things around me (life) twists its blade into my flesh, I return to the pen & write. I inhale 'passion' and exhale 'story'. #breathe"
Author: Ace Antonio Hall

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