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Awakening is not to know what this reality is. Awakening is to know what reality is not. It is to cease identifying oneself with any object of knowledge whatsoever. ⏤ Alan Watts

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The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich, theologian

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.

Jackie Kennedy, first lady

To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

Albert Camus, philosopher

My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.

R. D. Laing, psychologist

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others.

David Rockefeller, businessman

There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.

Doris Lessing, writer

I may attempt a novel. I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life.

Iris Chang, historian

What comes from oneself, is nearly from no one. There is only me as a link.

Eduardo Chillida, sculptor

Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing.

Henry Moore, sculptor

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell, author

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.

Virginia Woolf, author

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.

Abraham Joshua Heschel, educator

To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.

Ivan Turgenev, novelist

I believe that misconceptions about oneself that one does not correct where possible act as a bad magic.

Laura Riding, poet

The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world.

Max Born, mathematician

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

Henri Matisse, artist

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Envy is an insult to oneself.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

Jessamyn West, author

To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.

Eldridge Cleaver, activist

The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.

Samuel Butler, poet

Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.

Joseph Stalin, leader

There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.

Liberty Hyde Bailey, scientist

One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God.

Cyril Cusack, actor

One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.

Cesare Pavese, poet

We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.

R. D. Laing, psychologist

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.

Albert Camus, philosopher

If one is reported as having set up camp overseas, it's as if one has made oneself unavailable.

Julian Sands, actor

One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human.

Loren Eiseley, scientist

To Live signifies to believe and hope - to lie and to lie to oneself.

Emile M. Cioran, philosopher

A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.

Emile M. Cioran, philosopher

The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.

James Baldwin, educator

Employ oneself upon trifling professional matters which others could do.

James Wyatt, architect

My painting is visible images which conceal nothing... they evoke mystery and indeed when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question 'What does that mean'? It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.

Rene Magritte, artist

To forget oneself is to be happy.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

What becomes fascinating is the way the culture industry doesn't deny it and doesn't try to mitigate it, but tries to sell its products as a way of liberating oneself.

Thomas Frank, author

An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.

Konrad Adenauer, statesman

One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds.

Alfred Kazin, critic

A sense of humor is the ability to understand a joke - and that the joke is oneself.

Clifton Paul Fadiman, writer

Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.

Iris Murdoch, author

The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.

James Baldwin, educator

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

Paul Valery, poet

I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.

Stephen Fry, comedian

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.

Agatha Christie, writer

Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself.

Simone Weil, philosopher

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

And there isn't any way that one can get rid of the guilt of having a nice body by saying that one can serve society with it, because that would end up with oneself as what? There simply doesn't seem to be any moral place for flesh.

Margaret Drabble, novelist

Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control.

Isabelle Adjani, actress

Never let oneself be guided by the opinion of one's contemporaries. Continue steadfastly on one's way.

Gustav Mahler, composer

On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself.

Georg Simmel, sociologist

I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.

Robert Delaunay, artist

Carrying out the thing, getting it to the point when one might say: There, now it is good - that point is hard to reach. Often, one sets very high goals for oneself. Perhaps too high.

Arne Jacobsen, architect

It is important to express oneself... provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience.

Berthe Morisot, artist

Questions are a burden to others; answers are a prison for oneself.

Patrick Mcgoohan,

There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it.

Clara Schumann, musician

Things are not as we would like them to be. There is only one way to deal with it, namely to try and be all right oneself.

Anna Freud, psychologist

How one can live without being able to judge oneself, criticize what one has accomplished, and still enjoy what one does, is unimaginable to me.

Anna Freud, psychologist

Obsessional does not necessarily mean sexual obsession, not even obsession for this, or for that in particular; to be an obsessional means to find oneself caught in a mechanism, in a trap increasingly demanding and endless.

Jacques Lacan, psychologist

There is nothing like being left alone again, to walk peacefully with oneself in the woods. To boil one's coffee and fill one's pipe, and to think idly and slowly as one does it.

Knut Hamsun, author

The whole problem of the sound-work is distancing oneself from the dramatic.

Pierre Schaeffer, composer

Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.

Mencius, philosopher

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.

Marlene Dietrich, actress

To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.

Michael Novak, philosopher

To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one's mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.

Ayn Rand, writer

It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good.

Laetitia Casta, model

The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.

Nicolas Chamfort, writer

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Henri Bergson, philosopher

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

Gerald Brenan, writer

Obviously one must hold oneself responsible for the evil impulses of one's dreams. In what other way can one deal with them? Unless the content of the dream rightly understood is inspired by alien spirits, it is part of my own being.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself.

Gamaliel Bailey, journalist

To convince oneself that one has the right to live decently takes time.

Evita Peron, film actress

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.

Michelangelo, sculptor

It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph.

Robert Frank, photographer

Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.

Pope Benedict XVI, clergyman

To live is to feel oneself lost.

Jose Ortega y Gasset, philosopher

Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded starting point for literature.

Gao Xingjian, novelist

To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.

Robert Conquest, historian

Drama read to oneself is never drama at its best, and is not even drama as it should be.

George P. Baker,

I can only say that one's individual situation is more real and important to oneself than the devastations of fates and empires especially when they do not vitally affect oneself.

Isaac Rosenberg, poet

I judge the world by my own lights and I come by my own hand.

Catherine Madsen,

Perfecting oneself is as much unlearning as it is learning.

Edsger Dijkstra, scientist

It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

One never comes into embarrassment, if one is ready to balance. To ask oneself never in embarrassment, what have you in these decades made.

Siegfried Lenz, writer

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.

Jose Marti, activist

One should make morals judgements for oneself.

Kathryn Bigelow, director

Freeing oneself from words is liberation.

Bodhidharma, leader

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