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Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock.
– Theodore ParkerRate it:
Self-denial is not a virtue it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
– George Bernard ShawRate it:
Self-denial is, denial of your/one's own interest. Now, in order to be an ideal love/a true love you must have to deny yourself your own interest.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Self-determination has to mean that the leader is your individual gut, and heart, and mind or we're talking about power, again, and its rather well-known impurities. Who is really going to care whether you live or die and who is going to know the most intimate motivation for your laughter and your tears is the only person to be trusted to speak for you and to decide what you will or will not do.
– June JordanRate it:
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
– Elizabeth Cady StantonRate it:
Self-discipline is just an ability to say NO/YES when you ought to say it and an attitude of setting boundary on what you dislike. Are you self-disciplined or not?
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
Self-esteem doesn't come from outside in. Never let the opinions expressed by others affect your own opinion about yourself. Believe in your ambitions, dreams, values, and yourself; no matter what others say or do. Know thy Self-worth - always!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Self-esteem is something you have to earn! The only way to achieve self-esteem is to work hard. People have an obligation to live up to their potential.
– Bette MidlerRate it:
Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
– Nathaniel BrandenRate it:
Self-freedom is simply not letting your yesterday or past affect your today and tomorrow. However, avail yourself the freedom from anything that has been holding you back in order to embrace the future ahead of you. Listen up, you are where God wants you to be at this very moment. Besides, every experience of life is part of God's plans for your life. Although some experiences may be unfavorable sometimes, anyway relax and never worry. For, the end justifies the means.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven, one has to help oneself.
– Morarji Ranchhodji DesaiRate it:
Self-immolation as a way to protest against the injustices or as a way to fight for freedom cannot be accepted! All the fights must be done in the dimension of existence! Your body is your road to everywhere; if you destroy it, you lose all the roads! Stay firm and fight alive; no cause is more valuable than a man’s life! Keep your body out of the fire! Don’t ever praise the self-immolations; condemn them! Suicide is a defeat! Power is to fight, to fight peacefully, and not to die in agony!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Self-importance is an exaggerated sense of one's own value or importance. Now listen up, you are important. But, you are not too important or all-important. Yes! no human is indispensable. Thus, never feel too important or all-important no matter your family background, political or social status and regardless of your of education/qualification/intelligence/wealth/riches.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Self-importance is an exaggerated sense of one's own value or importance. Now listen up, you are important. But, you are not too important or all-important. Yes! no human is indispensable. Thus, never feel too important or all-important regardless of your level of education/qualification/intelligence/wealth/riches/family background.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
– Henri-Frédéric AmielRate it:
Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa.
– Dr. Karl A. MenningerRate it:
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
– VoltaireRate it:
Self-loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self-neglecting.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Self-motivation without gratitude is impossible. Our energy is "sapped" when our entire focus is on what's wrong instead of what is right with our lives. One of our greatest challenges is to live and love in spite of pain and disappointment...to find gratitude in the midst of it all. -Jayadeva De Silva
– Jayadeva de SilvaRate it:
Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
– André MauroisRate it:
Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world -- making the most of one's best.
– Richard Willard ArmourRate it:
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
– John W. GardnerRate it:
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the nonpharmaceutical narcotics it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
– John W. GardnerRate it:

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