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Self-Help Quotes

Do you spend a lot of time perusing motivational stuffs aimed at self-improvement? The very idea to boost one life and self is a big leap towards achieving perfection. All attempts of self-improvement is always be guided towards enhancing the quality of oneís life and boosting health and well-being. And for that, itís important to learn to be assertive, confident and positive in life. Read these famous self-help quotations and sayings for more on this and share it with your family and friends.

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

- Atlas Shrugged , Ayn Rand

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

- John Dewey

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.

- May Sarton

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find out what you're afraid of and go live there.

- Chuck Palahniuk

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

- Socrates

The only routine with me is no routine at all.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

- Erich Fromm

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.

- Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics , Erich Fromm

Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death.

- Frederick Buechner

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

- Anais Nin

The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.

- John L. Lewis

If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little.

- James Stewart

Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.

- Adam Smith

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

- Napolean Hill

We have to start teaching ourselves not to be afraid.

- William Faulkner

God helps those who help themselves.

- Benjamin Franklin

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.

- Brian Tracy

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

- Clint Eastwood

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

- Richard P. Feynman

For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.

- Plato

God has entrusted me with myself.

- Epictetus

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.

- Janis Joplin

I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.

- Thomas More

Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard work out on my treadmill. It never fails. Exercise is nothing short of a miracle.

- Cher

I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence.

- Malcolm X

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

- Sigmund Freud

The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."

- Maria Montessori

The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything.

- Maria Montessori

There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.

- Rainer Maria Rilke

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

- James Madison

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.

- Orson Welles

Get off your horse and drink your milk.

- John Wayne

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.

- John Wayne

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

- Andrew Carnegie

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.

- Andrew Carnegie

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.

- Elbert Hubbard

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.

- Henry James

Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.

- Marianne Williamson

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