I've had good times and I've had bad times and I reminisce, maybe when I lay down, but throughout my day I keep myself engulfed in whatever moment I'm in because it could steer me into a depressed state.— Kevin Gates
Joyful Myself quotations
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself
I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise.
The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed.
People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be.
When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall.
She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own; she extinguishes fear in mere seconds. She lets light come through.
Sometimes I have to remind myself, that on my worst day I live like somebody on their greatest
Once I looked in the mirror and decided this is who I am, and I'm not scared of who I am, and I'm not scared that I can't be like you, and I'm good with just doing me, that's when I found myself, as a man.
I pride myself on being a jerk, because I'm brutally honest all the time.
Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.
When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.
The message I'm sending to myself - I can't change the world until I change myself first.
I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief.
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
I do not consecrate myself to be a missionary or a preacher.
I consecrate myself to God to do His will where I am, be it in school, office, or kitchen, or wherever He may, in His wisdom, send me.
Verily, I constantly renew my Islam until this very day, as up to now, I do not consider myself to have ever been a good Muslim.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.
White people think when you love yourself you hate them.
No, when I love myself they become irrelevant to me.
I do not want to be controlled by any superpower.
I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world, and that is why I do not let any superpower control me.
All of the great prophets of modern times have come from the desert and were uneducated: Mohammed, Jesus and myself.
And God said, Love your enemy, & I obeyed Him & loved myself.
I found myself without money, without credit, without army, without experience and knowledge of my own and finally, also without any counsel because each one of them at first wanted to wait and see how things would develop.
I love God, I love everybody else around me as myself, and I love my enemy.
I plunged into the job of creating something from nothing.
... Though I hadn't a penny left, I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a living God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve.
I don't see myself as extremely handsome. I just figure I can charm you into liking me.
I am in love with no other than myself, and my very separation is my union.
.. I am my beloved and my lover; I am my knight and my maiden.
I am not satisfied in making money for myself.
I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
I'm just going to keep doing what I'm doing. Keep proving people wrong and proving myself right.
O my God, teach me to be generous to serve you as you deserve to be served to give without counting the cost to fight without fear of being wounded to work without seeking rest and to spend myself without expecting any reward but the knowledge that I am doing your holy will. Amen
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Jan Morris prefers this for himself.
I trust no one, not even myself.
I've put myself in this position where I haven't set myself up with a Plan B.
I don't have a safety net; it's all in.
I have no illusions about being a genius musician.
I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don't worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.