Quotes with themselves

  • Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.
  • Moderate Republicans are reverse Houdinis. They tie themselves up in knots and then tell you they can't do anything because they're tied up in knots.

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  • Karl Albrecht The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur (1920 - 2014)
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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer (1613 - 1680)
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  • Rose Macaulay : One should, I think, always give children money, for they will spend it for themselves far more profitably than we can ever spend it for them.
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer (1881 - 1958)
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  • William Shakespeare But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • Bertolt Brecht The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer (1898 - 1956)
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet (1749 - 1832)
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher (1844 - 1900)
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  • Seneca Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright (5 - 65)
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  • Douglas Adams Anyone who is capable of getting themselves into a position of power should on no account be allowed to do the job.
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer (1952 - 2001)
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  • Bryant H. McGill Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author (1969 - )
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  • R. Brooke Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
    R. Brooke
     
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  • Alfred Adler Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist (1870 - 1937)
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  • James Cash Penney Geniuses themselves don't talk about the gift of genius, they just talk about hard work and long hours.
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur (1875 - 1971)
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  • B. R. Ambedkar History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician (1891 - 1956)
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  • Wayne Dyer Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. (1940 - 2015)
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  • Havelock Ellis Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist (1859 - 1939)
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  • Andrew Carnegie People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist (1835 - 1919)
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  • Abraham Lincoln Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman (1809 - 1865)
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  • Marcus Tullius Cicero The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer (106 - 43)
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  • Ba Jin The doctors realized very clearly that their minds and emotions were changing from day to day. On the one hand they were healing the patient, and on the other it looked as if they were healing themselves too. It was this chief surgeon who first volunteered to offer his skin when grafting began.
    Source: A Battle For Life
    Ba Jin
    Chinese author and political activist (1904 - 2005)
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