The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Sensual Owning quotations
Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
Be your own leader, be your own self, step out of my shadows and be your own person.
I've always stood on my own two. I don't need a team. I don't do the entourage thing, 30 people. I don't do that. That's just not me.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Get out of your own way… stop the paralysis by analysis… decide what you want, create a simple plan, and get moving!
Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
None can destroy iron, but its own rust can! Likewise none can destroy a person, but its own mindset can!
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood.
The freedom that we shall win through our sacrifice and exertions, we shall be able to preserve with our own strength.
Build your own pyramids, write your own hieroglyphs.
You know, what's interesting is, being your own self is kind of a blur.
It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us.
Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light.
The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands
An ignorant people is the blind instrument of its own destruction.
Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it.
Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.
By others faults the wise correct their own.
The ignorant one does not see his ignorance as he basks in its darkness;
nor does the knowledgeable one see his own knowledge, for he basks in its light
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that's like women too.
I trust that you will so live today as to realize that you are masters of your own destiny, masters of your fate; if there is anything you want in this world, it is for you to strike out with confidence and faith in self and reach for it.
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
You have to grow from the inside out.
None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
A woman is free if she lives by her own standards and creates her own destiny, if she prizes her individuality and puts no boundaries on her hopes for tomorrow.
If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool.
European merchants supply the best weaponry, contributing to their own defeat.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.