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Self Importance Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Self Importance

Please enjoy these Self Importance Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Values Spiritual Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault,
but a racial virtue.
- Kelly Millar

 

One of the things that characterizes good intellectual
work is a certain self-importance.
- Whitfield Diffie

Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
- Al Goldstein

Leadership is an opportunity to serve.
It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
- J. Donald Walters

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Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance,
although difficult, is the highroad to pride,
self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
- Margaret Thatcher

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness
to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem.
That is why young children, before they are aware of
their own self-importance,
learn so easily.
- Thomas Szasz

There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero.
It doesn't take money.
It doesn't take connections.
What matters is that people get involved.
Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be,
everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
- Debi Mazar

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

No amount of self-improvement can make up
for a lack of self-acceptance.
- Anonymous

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Free-Will is the key to the prison of the mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your visions will become clear only
when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To have a friendship with God,
all I really have to do is have
a friendship with my Self.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone thinks of changing the world,
but no one thinks of changing himself.
- Leo Tolstoy

He who lives in harmony with himself
lives in harmony with the universe.
- Marcus Aurelius

We all go through life bristling
at our external limitations,
but the most difficult chains
to break are inside us.
- Bradley Whitford

You get what you settle for.
- the character Louise in the movie Thelma and Louise

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Make the most of yourself,
for that is all there is of you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Grin your smile; giggle your laugh; unfurl your joy;
dash the last trace of your self-consciousness;
and cavort your most uninhibited play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz


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