I don't feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning.— Michel Foucault
Sensual Becoming Someone Else quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery.
Until you find yourself you will always be someone else. Become yourself.
The world is a very puzzling place. If you're not willing to be puzzled, you just become a replica of someone else's mind.
Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.
People may fail many times, but they become failures only when they begin to blame someone else. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire.
If you want to be happy, make someone else happy.
If you want to find the right person in your life, be the right person. If you want to see change in the world, become the change you want to see.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
You either learn your way towards writing your own script in life, or you unwittingly become an actor in someone else's script.
I'm not a naturally funny man. I find that I can only be funny, if I become someone else.
I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really - perhaps because I'm good at languages - of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Never let someone’s opinion become your reality.
Never sacrifice who you are because someone else has a problem with it. Love who you are inside and out.
When you believe that your problem is caused by someone or something else, you become your own victim.
My senior year of high school, when I was getting recruited for college, my dad goes to me, 'You can become an Olympic champion.' And that's the first time that I'd heard someone else say that to me. I was like, 'Uh, are you talking to me?'
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
The peculiar striations that define someone's personality are too numerous to know, no matter how close the observer. A person we think we know can suddenly become someone else when previously hidden strands of his character are called to the fore by circumstance.
My father and I used to tussle about me becoming an actor.
He's from strong, Presbyterian Scottish working-class stock, and he used to sit me down and say, 'You know, 99 percent of actors are out of work. You've been educated, so why do you want to spend your life pretending to be someone else when you could be your own man?'
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on.
I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
I wear this crown of thorns Upon my liar's chair Full of broken thoughts I cannot repair Beneath the stains of time The feelings disappear You are someone else I am still right here What have I become My sweetest friend?
People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else.
If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you're going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money.
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It's happened before, it will happen again, I'm sure. When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive--I'll find love again.
"You are what you eat." Nothing else. Never. If you are nourished with cow's milk and later with herbs, you'll become someone whose whole life is good only for being exploited by others.
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
As an actor, you're used to putting on characters, taking them off, becoming someone else, doing your research, and working on that.
Anything you want for your life, if someone else has done, become, or achieved it, use that as evidence that so can you.
Strong Women never put their safety or their self-esteem aside to please someone else or to keep a man. If someone acts inappropriately or abusively in any way (including becoming emotionally abusive), Strong Women stand up for themselves and make it abundantly clear that they will not tolerate the abuse. If this doesn't work, they walk away.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
The Good Lord in his infinite wisdom, did not create us all equal when it comes to size, strength, appearance, or various aptitudes. But success is not being better than someone else, success is the peace of mind that is a direct result of self-satisfacti on in knowing that you gave your best effort to become the best of which you are capable.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
I would become a priest or a rabbi or a monk or whatever the hell was necessary to perform miracles such as taking money from someone else's pocket and putting it into mine, still remaining within the confines of the law.
Don't let your struggle become your identity.
Don’t just look for your miracle. Become someone else's miracle.
People ask me all the time, 'How can I become a successful entrepreneur?' And I have to be honest: It's one of my least favorite questions, because if you're waiting for someone else's advice to become an entrepreneur, chances are you're not one.
No one...can live in this heightened state of reflective receptivity forever. Because this empathy's involuntary, there's terror here. Loss of control, a seepage. Becoming someone else or worse: becoming nothing but the vibratory field between two people.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time.
Your life will become better by making other lives better.
If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story.
It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.
Total peace after death, becoming someone else, is the best hope I've got.
I mean, I have a great job. I get to dress up and become somebody else, especially when it's someone like Legolas, who's this super-cool kind of otherworldly elf. It's, like, I'm lucky, man, so why would I not appreciate that?