Self Confidence Quotes

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.

John Adams

When one does away with oneself one does the most estimable thing possible: one thereby almost deserves to live.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The revolution must end and the republic must begin. In our constitution, right must take the place of duty, welfare that of virtue, and self-defense that of punishment. Everyone must be able to prevail and to live according to ones own nature.

Karl Georg Bchner

Sports constantly make demands on the participant for top performance, and they develop integrity, self-reliance and initiative. They teach you a lot about working in groups, without being unduly submerged in the group.

Byron R. White

I would fight the world for you, but I'm damned if I can figure out how to save you from yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Up, then, with speed, and work; Fling ease and self away This is no time for thee to sleep Up, watch, and work, and pray!

Horatius Bonar

"If any want to become my followers," Jesus says. Following him is not something that is self-evident, even among the disciples. No one can be forced, no one can be expected to follow him. ... "If any want to follow me, they must deny themselves and take up their cross."

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Man loves the marvelous. It has an irresistible charm for him. He is always ready to leave that with which he is familiar to pursue vain inventions. He lends himself to his own deception.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Trifles make perfection, but perfection itself is no trifle.

Michael Angelo

I'm now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.

Emily Jane Bront

I could never divide myself from any man upon the difference of an opinion, or be angry with his judgement for not agreeing with me in that, from which perhaps within a few days I should dissent myself.

Sir Thomas Browne

The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.

E.F. Schumacher

A nation that destroys it's soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

René Dubos

Love the earth as you would love yourself.

John Denver

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.

Roosevelt, Franklin D

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.

Francis Herbert Bradley

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness.

Theodore C Sorensen

There never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a stranger to resolute self-denial.

Sir Walter Scott

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

Charles Simmons

I'm a very talented person, I know that. I'm a very gifted person. I have a lot of imagination. I work hard. I feel I have the attributes within myself to have achieved what I have done. There has been no luck, no miracles. The only miracle has been this voice.

Sarah Brightman

For there can be no doubt that God brings that creation into existence and then makes it return to Himself. God, indeed, is powerful over all things.

Báb

Love consults itself.

Vanna Bonta

Let your intentions be good - embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds - and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve.

Grenville Kleiser

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