The person who can drive themself further once the effort gets painful, is the one who will win.— Roger Bannister
Sentimental Themself quotations
Real religion should be something that liberates men.
But churches don't want free men who can think for themself and find their own divinity within. When a religion becomes organized it is no longer a religious experience but only superstition and estrangement.
The unhappy person is never present to themself because they always live in the past or the future.
One who does not rouse themself when it is time to rise, who, though capable, is full of sloth, whose will and thought are weak, that lazy and idle person will never find their way to true knowledge.
You’ll be all right. You’re strong. I know you’ll be okay because I like you and you can’t like someone who doesn’t like themself. The people I fear for are the ones who I don’t like because they hate themselves so much they won’t let anyone else like them either. But I do like you. I’ll miss you. And I know you’ll be okay.
Love can sort of rebound and regrow and reinvent itself around a lot of things, but when somebody can't forgive themself for something, I think love sort of withers in that situation.
Either accept people for what they are, or don't.
So, in other words, man, if people don't know me, I think they do themself an injustice. Because, as a whole, I think I'm a good person.
If a person calls themself 'autistic' and you tell them they have to use 'person first language'... you're not putting the person first.
So I always think its important to allow someone to reveal themself.
If you notice something about someone that you like, it could really tell you something about who they are during a time of trial. The truth will come out.
They deceive themself and thus us; merchants and tycoons of the world. Evil has gone from bad to worse for a worthless reward.
A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return.
That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint.
No one has ever made themself great by showing how small someone else is.
Drag breaks the fourth wall, which is why it's never been quite accepted, because nobody wants to be told that they are really a caricature of themself and to not take yourself too seriously.
I'm sure even in America, where you have, like, free speech people self-censor themself. And it's not - it happens because of different reasons. Because maybe it's politically incorrect, it doesn't have to really to be put in jail.
What I do believe happens in a lot of these cases is that we somehow want to place blame on the victim for their behavior or that they brought it upon themself. As law enforcement official, you are held to a higher standard. You are expected to execute your job in that regard.
Good writing, in my opinion, is writing that looks really easy, so easy that a person who has never written more than a grocery list might convince themself that they could also write a book. That being said, it's always a lot of work, as you know. And then there's this: you have no idea how many failed stories and novels I've attempted. I have files full of stories that didn't work for whatever reason.
As much as there are intellectual choices to be made and all the rest of it, a great actor has the ability really, to disappear and lose themself in a kind of mystical fashion. My appreciation and fascination with true acting is really all over the book, definitely.
When someone describes themself as a taxpayer, they're about to be an asshole.
No one sees themself as the villain in their story.
There are moments when you act that you actually disappear from your body, and that's amazing. That's better than any drug, I would imagine. People take drugs to disappear from themself, and that's what it feels like when you hit that moment.
I think there's a kind of built-in arrogance to anyone who considers themself an artist. They want to feel as though like they can run the whole spectrum. "I can do it all. I can do minimalism, and I can do classical art." Well, that's not true.
I don't see anything immoral, unethical or illegal for a person in a democratic society to be able to spend their own money on the health care of themself or a loved one.
He takes himself far too seriously and thinks he is very important.
I don't like it when someone glorifies themself.