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1. "Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance."
Author: Al Goldstein
2. "To submit to chance is to reveal the self and its obsessions."
Author: Charles Simic
3. "Girls' inner critics are starting to reveal themselves at a younger and younger age. And body image issues are an aspect of their lives which is causing them low self esteem and day-to-day suffering."
Author: Elizabeth Berkley
4. "It's human; we all put self interest first."
Author: Euripides
5. "Oh, my friends, that your self be in your deed as the mother is in her child - let that be your word concerning virtue!"
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
6. "The self cannot survive without love, and the self, starved of love, dies. The absence of self-love is shame, "just as cold is the absence of warmth." Disgrace obscuring the son... Franciscan Richard Rohr writes that "the Lord comes to us disguised as ourselves."
Author: Gregory Boyle
7. "In sports teams, apart from talk of sporting prowess and the imparting of inspirational thought, an extraordinary amount of time is spent discussing, and flaunting, material possessions."
Author: Harsha Bhogle
8. "And many years later, as an adult student of history, Knecht was to perceive more distinctly that history cannot come into being without the substance and the dynamism of this sinful world of egoism and instinctuality, and that even such sublime creations as the Order were born in this cloudy torrent and sooner or later will be swallowed up by it again...Nor was this ever merely an intellectual problem for him. Rather, it engaged his innermost self more than any other problem, and he felt it as partly his responsibility. His was one of those natures which can sicken, languish, and die when they see an ideal they have believed in, or the country and community they love, afflicted with ills."
Author: Hermann Hesse
9. "No consciousness that we would recognize as consciousness. Not awareness, as far as we can make out, of a self with a history. What I mind is what tends to come next. They have no consciousness therefore. Therefore what? Therefore we are free to use them for our own ends Therefore we are free to kill them? Why? What is so special about the form of consciousness that we recognize that makes killing a bearer of it a crime while killing an animal goes unpunished?"
Author: J.M. Coetzee
10. "For that matter, thinking of one's self as exceptional is probably more the rule than not."
Author: Lionel Shriver
11. "Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test. Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him. Will he gain anything by it? Will it restore him to a control over his own life and destiny? In other words, will it lead to swaraj for the hungry and spiritually starving millions?"
Author: Mahatma Gandhi
12. "In building a path through the self to the far shore of awareness, we have to carefully pick our way through our own wilderness. If we can put our minds into a place of surrender, we will have an easier time feeling the contours of the land. We do not have to break our way through as much as we have to find our way around the major obstacles. We do not have to cure every neurosis, we just have to learn how not to be caught by them."
Author: Mark Epstein
13. "I try not to put anything political on the forefront of what I'm trying to do creatively. At the same time, I do think it's wonderful when I hear people say that it's inspirational that I'm an Indian woman on camera. My life is very diverse, and my friends are a diverse group of people."
Author: Mindy Kaling
14. "I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left."
Author: Naomi Watts
15. "There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King."
Author: Orison Swett Marden
16. "Your not growing up, Your just burning out.Get up and find your self out of Hell."
Author: Redzel Romulo
17. "But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes,Feed'st thy light's flame with self-substantial fuel,Making a famine where abundance lies,Thyself thy foe, to thy sweet self too cruel."
Author: William Shakespeare

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More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent."
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