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Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave. (Quote by - George Gurdjieff)

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. (Quote by - William James)

I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. (Quote by - Audre Lorde)

To make the choice for independent survival, the great man's wife has to become convinced of her own intrinsic worth. (Quote by - Joanna T. Steichen)

Two purposes in human nature rule. Self- love to urge, and reason to restrain. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can?. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Self love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing other people a favor, and vice versa.(Quote by - Dr. Karl Menninger)

A sobering thought: what if, right at this very moment, I am living up to my full potential?. (Quote by - Jane Wagner)

You can enjoy encouragement coming from outside, but you cannot need for it to come from outside. (Quote by - Vladimir Zworykin)

A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self- denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far. (Quote by - B. C. Forbes)

Ah, when to the heart of man was it ever less than a treason to go with the drift of things to yield with a grace to reason and bow and accept at the end of a love or a season. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Next to genius is the power of feeling where true genius lies. (Quote by - Sarah Josepha Hale)

To increase your level of self acceptance, think of your unique talents and abilities. (Quote by - Brian Tracy)

All the discontented people I know are trying to be something they are not, to do something they cannot do. (Quote by - David Grayson)

People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. (Quote by - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross)

Conformity, humility, ACCEPTANCE... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise. (Quote by - Robert Lindner)

The decision to speak out is the vocation and lifelong peril by which the intellectual must live. (Quote by - Kay Boyle)

Cuteness in children is totally an adult perspective. The children themselves are unaware that the quality exists, let alone its desirability, until the reactions of grown ups inform them. (Quote by - Leontine Young)

He who despises himself esteems himself as a self despiser. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. (Quote by - Anna Freud)

The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves. (Quote by - Ellen Goodman)

No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character. (Quote by - John Morley)

The search for a new personality is futile; what is fruitful is the interest the old personality can take in new activities. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self- reproducing qualities if it's put to work. Gold- hoarding goes against the American grain; it fits in better with European pessimism than with America's traditional optimism. (Quote by - Paula Nelson)

To be conservative requires no brains whatsoever. Cabbages, cows and conifers are conservatives, and are so stupid they don't even know it. All that is basically required is ACCEPTANCE of what exists. (Quote by - Colin Welch)

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