quote by Laurell K. Hamilton

There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.

— Laurell K. Hamilton

Romantic Condemning Yourself quotations

O God and Lord, now the council condemns even Your own act and Your own law as heresy, since You Yourself did lay Your cause before Your Father as the just judge, as an example for us, whenever we are sorely oppressed.

Condemning yourself quote Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do,
Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.

As long as you don't make waves, ripples, life seems easy.

But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.

Condemning yourself quote It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.

Whatever you condemn, you have done yourself.

You can tell yourself that God's not fair, or you can thank Him that He's not fair. If God was fair, we would be doomed and condemned.

View all problems as challenges. Look upon negativities that arise as opportunities to learn and to grow. Don't run from them, condemn yourself, or bury your burden in saintly silence. You have a problem? Great. More grist for the mill. Rejoice, dive in, and investigate.

Condemning yourself quote Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.

Fight against yourself, recover yourself to decency, to modesty, to freedom.

And, in the first place, condemn your actions; but when you have condemned them, do not despair of yourself. For both ruin and recovery are from within.

Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself are much condemned to have an itching palm.

If you shut yourself up disdainfully in your ivory tower and insist that you have your own conscience and are satisfied with its approval, it is because you know that everybody is criticizing you, condemning you, or laughing at you.

Oh! write, write. Finish it at once. Let there be an end of this suspense. Fix, commit, condemn yourself.

Don't condemn yourself - that only increases the hold of impurity.

Accept your limitations but know that you're working towards changing them.

You get good at being by yourself and you're condemned to a life sentence of solitude. You think, "Wait a minute! I should have been a tap dancer or something". But in my life, I feel like I take my stories to people orally.

If sex evolved so that your children are not condemned to be just like you, intelligence evolved so that you are not condemned to be just like yourself.

When you exercise your freedom to express yourself at the lowest level, you ultimately condemn yourself to live at that level.

It is a purely relative matter where one draws the plimsoll-line of condemnation, and if you find the whole of humanity falls below it you have simply made a mistake and drawn it too high. And are probably below it yourself.

I don't like to condemn people because what that means is that you're only condemning yourself about a part of you that you can't stand.

o the gay community I apologize if I did something, but all I said was I was against same-sex marriage. But I am not condemning you. My favorite expression is, 'Love one another…as you love yourself, love thy neighbor.'

Be cold, sober, wise, circumspect. Keep yourself low by the ground avoiding high questions. Expound the Law truly and open the veil of Moses to condemn all flesh and prove all men sinners, and set at broach the mercy of our Lord Jesus, and let wounded consciences drink of Him.

You must learn to forgive yourself as easily as you forgive others.

And then take a further step and use all that energy that you used in condemning yourself for improving yourself. After that I really started to get somewhere - because there's only one person you can change and that's yourself. After you have changed yourself, you might be able to inspire others to look for change.

You must make a daily effort to look upon others without condemnation.

Every judgment takes you away from your goal of peace. Your ego loves your judgments, because with them you remain in a constant state of anguish and remorse. Keep in mind that you do not define anyone with your judgment; you only define yourself as someone who needs to be judged.

Whatever the world condemns you for, make it your own. It is yourself.

Imagine yourself acclaimed, a decorated national hero, an idol to millions of desperate people, then within six months, condemned to death by hanging.

If you want to condemn yourself for the mistakes you've made, let's be fair, that means you've got to congratulate yourself for all the good things you've done. It's okay to say, "God, I wish I'd done this; yeah, but I did do that." Then it kind of balances out.

When you call people we you find it easy to be unfair to them, since you yourself are included in the condemnation.

The first step in freeing yourself from social restrictions is the realization that there is no such thing as a safe code of conduct - one that would earn everyone's approval. Your actions can always be condemned by someone - for being too bold or too apathetic, for being too conformist or too nonconformist, for being too liberal or too conservative. So it's necessary to decide whose approval is important to you.

If you're going to condemn a people based on the actions of the worst of its ranks; take a good look at the worst of your people first and judge yourself.

When you observe yourself you must not condemn or approve what you see.

If you tell a lie there is no need to judge your-self.

To become self-educated you should condemn yourself for all those things that you would criticize others.

I believe God wants you to know that you can remain in your present idea about yourself, or you can choose again. I like the idea of choosing again. Glorify who you are today, do not condemn who you were yesterday, and dream of who you can be tomorrow.

Life is terrorism, so spare me your indignation.

Life is one big infiltration of our secure defenses. Some people put bombs on buses and blow them up: those are terrorists. Some people speak to you and their words blow you up: what would you call those people? Life is a condemned cell. . . . That's the only way to protect yourself . . . to understand that you're always under sentence of death and to try to get a temporary remission.

In that realm you will know at last the good news: that your "devil" does not exist, that you are who you always thought you were-goodness and love. Your idea that you might be something else has come from an insane outer world, causing you to act insanely. An outer world of judgment and condemnation. Others have judged you, and from their judgments you have judged yourself. Now you want God to judge you, and I will not do it.

It is better not to call anything to anybody - just remain centered in yourself.

Look at the world and drop judgments, and you will have such a pure atmosphere around you - no appreciation, no condemnation, just a pure watchfulness. This watchfulness, I call meditation.

There is no need to condemn yourself in any way, or to elate yourself, but just be your Spirit. The best way to be with your Spirit is to forgive.

why do you condemn a man whom you have never met, whom no one knows and about whom even you yourself know nothing?

If you don't let technology help you, if you resist good ideas, you condemn yourself to dinosaurhood.