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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
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
– John Herschel
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.
– Charles Joseph Joe Clark
Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
– H. L. Mencken
Self-reverence, self knowledge, self-control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.
– Lord Tennyson
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
– George Bernard Shaw
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
– W. Clement Stone
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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