Top Self Determination Quotes

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1. "A man of self respect doesn't turn into a milch cow for anybody."
Author: Ayn Rand
2. "A lie twice believed is self decieved"
Author: Brandon Mull
3. "Adversity is the litmus of faith, and only by continuing on in a spirit of total determination and self belief do we achieve what we set out to do."
Author: Cash Peters
4. "Was this new self awareness a gift or a curse?"
Author: D. Morgenstern
5. "There is no word in our language which has been so much misused and prostituted as the word love. It has been preached by those who were ready to condone every cruelty if it served their purpose; it has been used as a disguise under which to force people into sacrificing their own happiness, into submitting their whole self to those who profited from this surrender. [...] It has been made so empty that for many people love may mean no more than that two people have lived together for twenty years just without fighting more often than once a week."
Author: Erich Fromm
6. "The secret self knows the anguish of our attachments and assures us that letting go of what we think we must have to be happy is the same as letting go of our unhappiness."
Author: Guy Finley
7. "If you don't look back to self reflect, you're only going to repeat the same mistakes. Those mistakes will continue to show up in your dating lifescape because you haven't learned the lesson they were supposed to teach you."
Author: Jaha Knight
8. "Darkness coiled between what he wanted them to believe and the self he despised. It only made him more alone. How could you save someone when he didn't let you kno him? What a waste. The beauty he murdered in this place. He could never see what he had, only what he failed to achieve."
Author: Janet Fitch
9. "It would be erroneous to say Sohrab was quiet. Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life.Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. Sohrab's silence wasn't the self imposed silence of those with convictions, of protesters who seek to speak their cause by not speaking at all. It was the silence of one who has taken cover in a dark place, curled up all the edges and tucked them under."
Author: Khaled Hosseini
10. "I use fake tan myself with a self tanning spray."
Author: Lisa Snowdon
11. "Do not chase boys. Chasing boys is bad. Chasing boys can lead to horrible things like mansions going up into flames, hand amputations, and blindness. So have some self respect and don't let things get too far before the wedding day."
Author: Meg Cabot
12. "By keeping us focused on ourselves and our individual happiness, [do what you love] distracts us from the working conditions of others while validating our own choices and relieving us from obligations to all who labor, whether or not they love it. It is the secret handshake of the privileged and a worldview that disguises its elitism as noble self-betterment. According to this way of thinking, labor is not something one does for compensation, but an act of self-love. If profit doesn't happen to follow, it is because the worker's passion and determination were insufficient. Its real achievement is making workers believe their labor serves the self and not the marketplace."
Author: Miya Tokumitsu
13. "To be great in life, you must be determined. You can only discover yourself when you are self motivated ."
Author: Osunsakin Adewale
14. "But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him."
Author: Patricia Highsmith
15. "Whatever phase of life you are in, make time to pause and reflect where you are heading to. It is a good time to insert a comma now and realign yourself to your inner self before your life ends in a full stop."
Author: Roopleen
16. "Ready to cry ready to dy ready for any thing is how I come to it now. In fear and tremmering only not running a way. In emtyness and ready to be fult. Not to lern no body nothing I cant even lern my oan self all I can do is try not to get in front of whats coming. Jus try to keap out of the way of it."
Author: Russell Hoban
17. "And what we can see if we look deep within is that the authentic self is the Soul made visible. Do not try to remake yourself into something you're not. Just try making the best of what God made. The sacred art and craft of nurturing our souls and the souls of those we love is Simple Abundance soulcraft. Begin today by turning on the Light."
Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
18. "If the image one holds of one's self contains elements that don't square with reality, one is best advised to let go of them, however difficult that may be."
Author: Sidney Poitier
19. "The fact that both ego and self say "I" is a source of confusion and misidentification. The well-informed ego says truly, "I am what I know myself to be." The self says merely, "I am."
Author: Stephen LaBerge

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Every time when you bring a smile on someone's face. It means that the lord is showering blessings on you."
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