Self Related Quotes

“I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me”

Abraham Lincoln

As far as I can tell, most actors' main motivation is self-doubt and neuroses.

Daniel Radcliffe

“There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.”


Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's.

Mariel Hemingway

“I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.”

Oscar Wilde

“Our vision is for Stoltenberg to develop our staff strengths and knowledge to enable us to be self-reliant for other near term conversions.”

Edith Hunter

Normally, the thin-skinned have an endless array of excuses for why their workaday interactions are so much harder to bear for them than for the rest of us. In the eyes of the self-suffering, they are being victimised, used and always abused, when they're actually experiencing exactly the same body blows as the rest of us.

Mariella Frostrup

My vanity is not remotely physical, it is cerebral. I suppose feeling self-conscious might be a form of vanity, though.

Richard Griffiths

There's no better makeup than self-confidence.


Women love a self-confident bald man.

Larry David