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Loving oneself isn't hard, when you understand who and what 'yourself' is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It's so beyond all of those things and it's what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure.
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
For me, the reason why people go to a mountaintop or go to the edge of the ocean is to look at something larger than themselves. That feeling of awe, of going to a cathedral, it's all about feeling lost in something bigger than oneself. To me, that's the definition of spectacle.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
It is surprising to notice that even from the earliest age, man finds the greatest satisfaction in feeling independent. The exalting feeling of being sufficient to oneself comes as a revelation.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
A chair's function is not just to provide a place to sit; it is to provide a medium for self-expression. Chairs are about status, for example. Or signalling something about oneself. That's why the words chair, seat and bench have found themselves used to describe high status professions, from academia to Parliament to the law.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
There is a time and a place for things. Sometimes one needs to put a filter on oneself. That can be a good thing.
To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good.
Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.
A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
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