quote by Carlos Castaneda

Self-importance requires spending most of one's life offended by something or someone.

— Carlos Castaneda

Most Powerful Self Investment quotations

To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial independence.

Self investment quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

The most important investment you can make is in yourself.

Very few people get anything like their potential horsepower translated into the actual horsepower of their output in life. Potential exceeds realization for many people...The best asset is your own self. You can become to an enormous degree the person you want to be.

Self investment quote We are what we believe we are.
We are what we believe we are.

My father taught me to always do more than you get paid for as an investment in your future.

I invite you, wholeheartedly, to read books that remind you of your highest self and emancipate you from mental slavery or false beliefs and illusions. The more you invest in attracting books that resonate with the frequency of your true self, the more light you will bring to the world.

Daily life is better when it involves interactions with real people who have a personal investment in their labour, like shopkeepers, than it is with someone 'just doing my job' or the infernal self-checkout machine.

Self investment quote Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental pict
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.

Responsible people work, earn, save, invest, make things better for self & family. Lefties call that "greed."

When we express our needs indirectly through the use of evaluations, interpretations, and images, others are likely to hear criticism. When people hear anything that sounds like criticism, they tend to invest their energy in self-defense or counterattack. It's important that when we address somebody that we're clear what we want back.

Self investment quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
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Simply making consistent investments in our self-education and knowledge banks pays major dividends throughout our lives.

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

Retarget your money. When your money comes in, you need to have already targeted where you are going to invest or doodad temptation will set in.

Self investment quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

We go to the mountain for enlightenment, for self-realization, for adventure, for discovery. It's pregnant with meaning. When people see a mountain, they invest it with meaning. Not plot. Not character.

Creative capitalism takes this interest in the fortunes of others and ties it to our interest in our own fortunes in ways that help advance both. This hybrid engine of self-interest and concern for others can serve a much wider circle of people than can be reached by self-interest or caring alone.

We can't write a serious novel in the 21st century without acknowledging the inescapable self-awareness we're stuck with. The idea we're surrounded by falsehoods and lies. It's hard for the thinking person to believe in narratives. And yet we want some place to invest our belief.

Self investment quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

I invest because I love helping entrepreneurs and watching them learn and succeed. In my opinion your motives are driven by self serving factors around ego satisfaction and "making a buck". My motives and values are very different.

Even if this advice to portfolio decision makers to drop dead is good advice, it obviously is not counsel that will be eagerly followed. Few people will commit suicide without a push. And fewer still will pay good money to be told to do what is against human nature and self-interest to do.

Bill Clinton was not a symbol. People did not invest in him their idea of what America should be or, worse, their pride in what they thought America had become. There was no great moral self-congratulation in having elected a president from Arkansas.

Self investment quote I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
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Our grandfathers lived in a world of largely self-sufficient, inward-looking national economies - but our great-great grandfathers lived, as we do, in a world of large-scale international trade and investment, a world destroyed by nationalism.

Government-to-government foreign aid promotes statism, centralized planning, socialism, dependence, pauperization, inefficiency, and waste. It prolongs the poverty it is designed to cure. Voluntary private investment in private enterprise, on the other hand, promotes capitalism, production, independence, and self-reliance.

To double your income, triple your investment in self-development.

Self investment quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

Whatever your plan, you never invest your own self-worth in its ultimate success or failure.

Only idiots and infants need things. The language of needs is the native tongue of socialists, therapists, and paternalists of all sorts and is addressed to needy dependents. The language of wants is spoken by self-respecting adults and is addressed to other self-respecting adults.

When each thought absorbs your attention completely, it means you identify with the voice in your head. Thought then becomes invested with a sense of self. This is the ego, a mind-made "me." That mentally constructed self feels incomplete and precarious. That's why fearing and wanting are its predominant emotions and motivating forces.

Self investment quote Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
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Taxing the rich to fund the poorly managed government programs is simply a self-destructive decision: It does nothing more than move money and investment decisions away from proven moneymakers (read: job producers) to Washington amateurs. In both cases, American's lose.

Self-giving means that we have to understand the nature of giving.

When most people give, they give expecting a return on their investment.

To double your income, triple your investment in self-development.

Self investment quote Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

To double your income, triple your investment in self-development.

That's how disagreements always ended with Hugh Hefner;

he would just stomp off, and you were left to pick the pieces of your self-worth up off the floor. I'd invested every part of myself in the mansion and had nothing waiting for me outside those gates. I felt so trapped and so vulnerable to his criticisms.

I work out all the time. Cardio, resistance and a lot of jogging. I love to go hiking. I'm going to invest this in myself, into my self-worth, into my self-esteem.

Self investment quote Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.

I discovered for myself and by myself that there is no self to realize -- that's the realization I am talking about. It comes as a shattering blow. It hits you like a thunderbolt. You have invested everything in one basket, self-realization, and, in the end, suddenly you discover that there is no self to discover, no self to realize -- and you say to yourself "What the hell have I been doing all my life?!" That blasts you.

My main life lesson from investing: self-interest is the most powerful force on earth, and can get people to embrace and defend almost anything.

We try to invest in companies that are putting together environmental programs and working to improve their overall social and environmental self.

Once scientists and scholars invest parts of their career in support of a paradigm, it becomes a sort of a self-betrayal to abandon it.

In the beginning was the myth. God, in his search for self-expression, invested the souls of Hindus, Greeks, and Germans with poetic shapes and continues to invest each child's soul with poetry every day.