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Funny Quotes about Oneself

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The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Testing oneself is best when done alone.
- Jimmy Carter

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep,
one must above all be a sheep oneself.
- Albert Einstein

I always pass on good advice.
It is the only thing to do with it.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde


 

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
Not to dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks
in building any successful venture.
- Lydia M. Child

Those who are dedicated to a life of wisdom
understand that the impulse to blame
something or someone is foolishness,
that there is nothing to be gained in blaming,
whether it be others or oneself.
- Epictetus

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
- Michelangelo

Real beauty is to be true to oneself.
That's what makes me feel good.
- Laetitia Casta

One can not love without opening oneself,
and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering.
One does not have control.
- Isabelle Adjani

The acceptance of oneself is
the essence of the whole moral problem
and the epitome of a whole outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind;
it requires the same effort of the brain
that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
- Helen Keller

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor,
for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
- Jessamyn West

To understand is to forgive, even oneself.
- Alexander Chase

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Violence, even well intentioned,
always rebounds upon oneself.
- Lao Tzu

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
- Jean Anouilh

One's own religion is after all
a matter between oneself
and one's Maker and no one else's.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform.
But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty,
other things may come into play.
- Bridget Riley

A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.
- Emile M. Cioran

Never let oneself be guided by the opinion of one's contemporaries.
Continue steadfastly on one's way.
- Gustav Mahler

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second.
Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
- Paul Gauguin

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life,
not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully,
beneficial to others.
- David Rockefeller

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as
in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement.
I will not try it.
Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
- Jules Renard

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention.
Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness,
possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.
- Agatha Christie

Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself,
as much as to understand what one is drawing.
- Henry Moore

It is important to express oneself...
provided the feelings are real and are taken from your own experience.
- Berthe Morisot

Carrying out the thing, getting it to the point when one might say:
There,
now it is good - that point is hard to reach.
Often, one sets very high goals for oneself.
Perhaps too high.
- Arne Jacobsen

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
- Pablo Picasso

One writes to make a home for oneself,
on paper, in time and in others' minds.
- Alfred Kazin

Employ oneself upon trifling professional matters which others could do.
- James Wyatt

One should make morals judgements for oneself.
- Kathryn Bigelow

It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently
throwing oneself helplessly open.
- Herman Melville

I wanted to change the world.
But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
- Aldous Huxley

To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive,
is a very different thing from being a passive object.
- Simone de Beauvoir

What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose:
the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice.
- Archibald MacLeish

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die -
and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
- Albert Camus

One does not kill oneself for love of a woman,
but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness,
our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
- Cesare Pavese

One must not believe any of those mythologies about oneself as an artist.
- Anish Kapoor

If one is reported as having set up camp overseas,
it's as if one has made oneself unavailable.
- Julian Sands

One does not substitute oneself for the past,
one merely adds to it a new link.
- Paul Cezanne

It's dangerous to assert oneself.
- Jeanne Moreau

Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage,
one is helpless to make oneself understood.
- Lionel Trilling

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority,
but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
- Marcus Aurelius

The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is
that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.
- Samuel Butler

What comes from oneself, is nearly from no one.
There is only me as a link.
- Eduardo Chillida

It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself
that produces a photograph.
- Robert Frank

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself.
False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people
feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
- R. D. Laing

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
- Albert Camus

Offspring, the due performance on religious rites,
faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly
bliss for the ancestors and oneself,
depend on one's wife alone.
- Guru Nanak

The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.
- Maurice Chevalier

Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
- Aldous Huxley

Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food.
- Joseph Epstein

To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.
- Michael Novak

The seated lotus postures are an amazing way to go into meditation,
or simply just to take a moment to ground oneself.
- Christy Turlington

It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss
in its purest and most monumental form,
this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which
one cannot enter as oneself.
- Harold Brodkey

Unless one says goodbye to what one loves,
and unless one travels to completely new territories,
one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself
and an eventual extinction.
- Jean Dubuffet

To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright.
- Walter Benjamin

Success is dangerous.
One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is
more dangerous than to copy others.
It leads to sterility.
- Pablo Picasso

In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
- Gertrude Stein

There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator.
The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
- Henri Bergson


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