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Quotes on Self

Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go.

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

A gold medal is a nice thing - but if you're not enough without it, you'll never be enough with it.

If you are not for yourself, who will be?

When one is out of touch with oneself, one cannot touch others.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

Jealousy springs more from love of self than from love of another.

Envy is a waste of time.

Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is of the same stuff as you; be confident, for the Stars are of the same stuff as you.

God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily.

You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.

Salvation, whatever that may be, will not be found amidst the external; it awaits within

What lies ahead of you and what lies behind you is nothing compared to what lies within you.

A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.

When you act like yourself, you look great!

You 'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.

Only you can set you free.

Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene

The man who has no inner life is a slave to his surroundings

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important