It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.Hugo Black
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- Of course, "O'Blivion" was not the name I was born with. That's my television name. Soon, all of us will have special names — names designed to cause the cathode ray tube to resonate.
- Professor Brian O'Blivion, Videodrome
- To thine own self be true.
- Polonius, Hamlet
- If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now - when?
- Hillel, Leo Rosten's Treasury of Jewish Quotations p. 459 (1972)
- Do not repair another man's fence until you have seen to your own.
- If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
- If you love yourself others will hate you, if you humble yourself others will love you.
- Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing oneself is enlightenment.
- The best mirror is an old friend.
- Cogito ergo sum. I think, therefore I am.
- Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.
- If you don't love yourself, how can you expect others to see what's so beautiful?
- “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”