Always keep a big bottle of booze at your side. If a bird starts talking nonsense to you in the middle of the night pour yourself a stiff drink.— Edgar Allan Poe
Courageous Talking To Yourself quotations
One thing to remember is to talk to the animals.
If you do, they will talk back to you. But if you don't talk to the animals, they won't talk back to you, then you won't understand, and when you don't understand you will fear, and when you fear you will destroy the animals, and if you destroy the animals, you will destroy yourself.
Start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous.
Stop talking to God about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your God is!
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.
What are the most powerful words in the universe? The ones you use to talk to yourself.
You're sincere, but in order not to upset your views you avoid talking with people who think differently. You pick your thoughts from conversations with people like yourself, from books written by people like yourself. In physics they call it resonance. You start out with modest opinions, but they match and build each other up to a scale.
The freedom from something is not true freedom.
The freedom to do anything you want to do is also not the freedom I am talking about. My vision of freedom is to be yourself.
Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself?
Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.
Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU!
If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect.
You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go.
Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new nest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.
There's a lot of talk about self-esteem these days.
It seems pretty basic to me. If you eat to feel proud of yourself, you've got to do things you can be proud of. Feelings follow actions.
its hard to talk when you want to kill yourself
And next time you're planning to injure yourself to get me attention, just remember that a little sweet talk works wonders.
The feeling you get from playing to a good audience is hard to describe without sounding as though you are talking silly. But reaction is important. You might feel in yourself that you're doing it ok but it's when you get the live reaction that you know you're doing it right.
Talk to yourself in two languages - what do I fear and what do I love - in order to balance the body and the soul.
In today's world you have to interact.
You can't be some difficult, shy person who is not able to look somebody in the face; you have to present yourself. You have to know how to talk about your vision, your focus and what you believe in.
Talk to people. Go another way. Don't kill yourself. It ain't worth it and I'm a great example. No matter how bad it seems at the time, work your way through it. Who knows how your life is going to turn out?
A gossip is one who talks to you about others;
a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.
Stay to yourself, just listen. Do more listening than talking. The more you speak the higher the chances you sayin the wrong thing.
If you want to know how to make people shun you and laugh at you behind your back and even despise you, here is the recipe: Never listen to anyone for long. Talk incessantly about yourself. If you have an idea while the other person is talking, don't wait for him or her to finish: bust right in and interrupt in the middle of a sentence.
To find out who you are is like putting yourself on a psychiatric couch, but you have nobody to help you. Really it isn't easy. I was talking with my nephew this morning and he gave me one of the best quotes I've heard in years 'Personal style is curiosity about oneself.'
Bring acceptance and compassionate self-talk.
Say nice things to yourself - you're the only one listening. Tell yourself, I am doing the best I can.
Oh, talking is not so bad as that," said the Jester.
"True, most people say only silly things when they speak. But it's easier to ignore them if you're saying silly things yourself.
There is no sense talking about "being true to yourself" until you are sure what voice you are being true to. It takes hard work to differentiate the voices of the unconscious.
If you're a fan of hurting others, talking down to, or trying to bring others down, then never call yourself a fan of mine.
They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.
At the beginning of a marriage ask yourself whether this woman will be interesting to talk to from now until old age. Everything else in marriage is transitory: most of the time is spent in conversation.
What I want to talk to you about today is the difference between gifts and choices. Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy - they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful, and if you do, it’ll probably be to the detriment of your choices.
If you want people to leave you alone then appearing to be crazy is a good thing. If you're walking down the street talking to yourself people tend to give you a wide berth! But I've always been blessed with being easily ignored or avoided. I think maybe it's because people think I look a little crazy.
The sum and substance of my teaching is this: Don't be dishonest to your vital breath; worship that only, abide in that only, accept it as yourself. And when you worship in this manner, it can lead you anywhere, to any heights- this is the quintessence of my talks.
The care leadership strategy is simple: be a model.
Commit yourself to your own personal mastery. Talking about personal mastery may open people's minds somewhat, but actions always speak louder than words. There is nothing more powerful you can do to encourage others in their quest for personal mastery than to be serious in your own quest.
The measure of a conversation is how much mutual recognition there is in it;
how much shared there is in it. If you're talking about what's in your own head, or without thought to what people looking and listening will feel, you might as well be in a room talking to yourself.
Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is some thing in them.