People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.— Al-Ghazali
Colorful Self Satisfaction quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition.
I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome.
We are what we believe we are.
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
Health, wealth, beauty, and genius are not created;
they are only manifested by the arrangement of your mind-that is, by your concept of yourself, and your concept of yourself is all that you accept and consent to as true.
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!
The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
You can never get enough of what you don't need, because what you don't need won't satisfy you.
Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun.
You get self-satisfaction from pushing your self to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
I'm the strongest bodybuilding who ever lived, I think.
This life is not real. I conquered the world and it did not bring me satisfaction.
Complacency is the forerunner of mediocrity.
You can never work too hard on attitudes, effort and technique.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
The amount of satisfaction you get from life depends largely on your own ingenuity, self-sufficiency, and resourcefulness. People who wait around for life to supply their satisfaction usually find boredom instead.
There is no paycheck that can equal the feeling of contentment that comes from being the person you are meant to be.
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
There's gotta be more to life than chasing down every temporary high to satisfy me.
It is attachment to creatures and to self-satisfaction that weakens the blessings of love in your heart. You must die to all that, if you wish the pure love of God to reign therein.
What exactly is success? For me it is to be found not in applause, but in the satisfaction of feeling that one is realizing one's ideal.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there.
Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
New pressures are causing ever more people to find their main satisfaction in their consumptive role rather than in their productive role. And these pressures are bringing forward such traits as pleasure-mindedness, self-indulgence, materialism, and passivity as conspicuous elements of the American character.
There is such a thing as tempting the gods.
Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
Man works primarily for his own self-respect and not for others or for profit.
. . the person who is working for the sake of his own satisfaction, the money he gets in return serves merely as fuel, that is, as a symbol of reward and recognition, in the last analysis, of acceptance by ones fellowmen.
There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you've grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.
Many of us have a need to be right. We then set out to make ourselves right by making someone else wrong. We must get right with ourselves. Once we do, we will have so much to do, we will not have time to keep track of who is wrong.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
To look for total satisfaction in oneself is a futile endeavor.
Since everything changes from moment to moment, where can self and where can satisfaction be found? Everybody is unhappy simply because of unfilled desire. Everybody is looking for something that isn't available.
Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.
The satisfactions people derive from what they do are determined to a large degree by their self-evaluative standards
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Because gratification of a desire leads to the temporary stilling of the mind and the experience of the peaceful, joyful Self, it's no wonder that we get hooked on thinking that happiness comes from the satisfaction of desires. This is the meaning of the
Happiness is not a sign that we are right with God;
happiness is a sign of satisfaction, that is all, and the majority of us can be satisfied on too low a level.
In science, self-satisfaction is death.
Personal self-satisfaction is the death of the scientist. Collective self-satisfaction is the death of the research. It is restlessness, anxiety, dissatisfaction, agony of mind that nourish science.
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.
It liberates the vandal to travel-you never saw a bigoted, opinionated, stubborn, narrow-minded, self-conceited, almighty mean man in your life but he had stuck in one place since he was born and thought God made the world and dyspepsia and bile for his especial comfort and satisfaction.
Never depend on the admiration of others for self-satisfaction.
It is a fact of life that other people, even people who love you, will not necessarily agree with your ideas, understand you always, or share your enthusiasms.
Humanism believes that the individual attains the good life by harmoniously combining personal satisfactions and continuous self-development with significant work and other activities that contribute to the welfare of the community.
Beware of people whose halos are on too tight.
I will only ever be drawn to people who suffer from that special and fertile anguish called self-doubt, or the thirst for the ideal, and desire for the soul's mystical fire. Self-satisfaction because of some material accomplishment will never be for me. The truly great are those who quest for better spiritual selves.