Self betrayal Quotes

My outlook is that life is like a self-service restaurant and you have to help yourself. Sometimes when you see what the other fella has got, you want some of it too.

Max Bygraves

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

Albert Camus

Self-pity, a destroyer of perspective.

Edmund Cooper

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.

William Clark

The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

He who hates himself is not humble.

Emil Cioran

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

A human being has many divine qualities. But there has never been another unparalleled divine quality like man's self-sacrifice, nor can there ever be.

Sri Chinmoy

To be true to oneself is the hardest test of life.

Sri Chinmoy

What embitters the world is not excess of criticism, but absence of self-criticism.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense he is always satisfied with himself.

Napolon Bonaparte

The Devil himself, which is the author of confusion and lies.

Robert Burton

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Hardly we find the path of love, to sink the self, forget the "I," When sad suspicion grips the heart, when Man, the Man begins to die:

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Man worships self: his God is Man; the struggling of the mortal mind To form its model as 'twould be, the perfect of itself to find.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The flower has no weekday self, dressed as it always is in Sunday clothes.

Malcolm de Chazal

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense.

Enoch Arnold Bennett

Jesus does not drive His followers on before, as a herd of unwilling disciples, but goes before Himself, leading them into paths that He has trod, and dangers He has met, and sacrifices He has borne Himself, calling them after Him and to be only followers.

Horace Bushnell

Discussing a problem with yourself is almost never a good way to secure a divergent viewpoint.

Jim Butcher

In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.

Arthur Neville Chamberlain

Democracy is, by the nature of it, a self-canceling business; and it gives in the long run a net result of zero.

Thomas Carlyle

All work is as seed sown; it grows and spreads, and sows itself anew.

Thomas Carlyle

If you wish your audience to cry, you must shed tears yourself, but if you wish to make them laugh you must contrive to look as serious as a judge.

Giacomo Casanova

Life's hard. To be in peace with oneself, one must speak the truth. To be in peace with others, one must lie.

Adolfo Bioy Casares

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