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Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
– Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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 George
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
– Isaac Asimov
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 Midler
Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
– Nathaniel Branden
Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven, one has to help oneself.
– Morarji Ranchhodji Desai
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 ildan
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 George
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 George
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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. Menninger
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
– Voltaire
Self-loving is not so vile a sin, my liege, as self-neglecting.
– William Shakespeare
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. Gurdjieff
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
– André Maurois
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 Armour
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. Gardner
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. Gardner
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.
– Helen Keller
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble
– John Madden
Self-realization/determination is all about realizing that you were born for a purpose. And so, you've got to achieve your purpose of being here (on earth) at all cost.
– Emeasoba George
Self-realization/fulfillment begins and ends only with discovery and fulfillment of your/one's destiny.
– Emeasoba George
Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward.
– Patricia Sampson
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there.
– May Sarton

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