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Søren Kierkegaard

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I always am in a role, lovely – for you, for them – even for myself. Yeah... Even when I’m alo...
SIMONA PANOVA
I am always happy to use my song and dance training.
TAMARA TUNIE
I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be origin...
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I always try to be true to who I am and just be myself.
SAM CLAFLIN
I just always considered myself to be different and able to explore whatever I wanted.
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For so many of our clients in New York ? everybody this summer wore flat shoes... then all the sudde...
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People always get tired of one another. I grow tired of myself whenever I am left alone for ten minu...
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I am true only as I see and understand myself deep within; I am what I am for myself and in myself, ...
JEAN AMéRY
My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service for the greater good.
OPRAH WINFREY
I always thought of myself as a character actor. I never thought of myself as a leading man.
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If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if...
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I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye.
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I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye
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I’m like that. Either I forget right away or I never forget.
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I need to be able to explain myself in context.
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Every time I dance, I'm trying to prove myself to myself.
MISTY COPELAND
It's nice to be able to do more and to always challenge myself.
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I am always in doubt; I am never sure of myself.
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I AM ALWAYS ALONE. BUT JUST NOW I WANT TO BE ALONE BY MYSELF.
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I trained myself, whenever I walk into auditions, to hate everyone in the room.
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I always thought of myself as an amateur stunt man.
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I like difficult old women, she said. I'm in training to be one myself.
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I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself.
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I've always thought of myself as a reporter.
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My life is not mine - it is for my people – the humans – the humans of the thinking society.
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I never really thought of myself as a sex goddess; I felt I was more a comedian who could dance
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when?
PIRKEI AVOT
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I'm a freelance person, and I've always been able to support myself.
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I swear to God, if you saw me when I am by myself in the woods, I'm a lunatic. I sing, I dance.
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And I always voted at my party's call, / And I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
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I have always thought of myself as a performer first and way down the line as a recording artist.
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Lonely was never an option. I've always known how to dance with myself.
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I always voted at my party's call, and I never thought of thinking for myself at all.
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I had kind of high hopes for myself, but to do as well as I have, I've surprised myself, ... It's un...
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I am always with myself, and it is I who am my tormentor.
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I am able to get up and dust myself off and keep moving forward. I'm very stubborn.
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I am always with myself and it is I who am my tormentor.
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I think I am a much better actor than I have allowed myself to be.
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Not everyone has the time to be normal.
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But here in the struggle for fame and pelf / I want to be able to like myself. / I don't want to loo...
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I think I am a much better actor than I have allowed myself to be.
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I am known to be able to take care of myself when I become angry. I don't mince words.
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With the hurricanes here, this kind of training is important. People can be trained right here and w...
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I am ready to face all the charges against me. I always submit myself to the rule of law,
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I have been driven to search everywhere just to find myself mentioned. I am mentioned almost nowhere...
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I have always written only for myself - to clarify things, to clarify things with myself, to underst...
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Look you! I myself am nearest to myself.
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I'm the man who sits behind a table and tells true stories from his life. I'm also an actor....
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I've trained my people in mentoring entrepreneurs and made myself obsolete.
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If I am indeed my own god, I’d better start praying to myself to get myself out of myself.
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I am addressing myself - I am addressing myself to my cap.
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I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
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I always wanted to be the best and to get the most out of myself.
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I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.
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I always had pressure on myself through my life. I put pressure on myself and not from other people....
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My diabetes is such a central part of my life... it did teach me discipline... it also taught me abo...
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I always wanted to be honest with myself and to those who have had faith in me,
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I think everyone holds back. I am always censoring myself and I'm sorry about it. But I always have ...
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I always wanted to be honest with myself and to those who have had faith in me.
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I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself.
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I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.
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Why am I always lost in the woods?” I yell at the top of my voice! And if I choose to settle down ...
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I've always viewed myself as an achiever. I need to achieve for myself.
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I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
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I try and groom myself, be it through fitness or dance.
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Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
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دردها، اگر فرد را نشکنند، به او غرور می آموزند.
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During the first period of a man's life, the danger is not to take the risk.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood back- wards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Love does not alter the beloved, it alters itself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so f...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My hones...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are ...
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Don't forget to love yourself. -Soren Kierkegaard.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without a feeling: a paltry mediocrity.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one fo...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth -look at the dying man's struggle ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour when every one has to throw off his mask? Do you be...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
A great man is one that can develop convictions in solitude and carry them out in a crowd.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, b...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen bu...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes bac...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing th...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Be that self which one truly is.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened b...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The most terrible fight is not when there is one opinion against another, the most terrible is when ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but n...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale....
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
I divide my time as follows: half the time I sleep, the other half I dream. I never dream when I sle...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here? What is this thing called the world? How did I come...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
That is the road we all have to take - over the Bridge of Sighs into eternity.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, ''It is talking to me, and abou...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
To be a teacher in the right sense is to be a learner. I am not a teacher, only a fellow student.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than "The Individual
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts, let it not awaken like a frightened ...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth --look at the dying man's struggle...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
It requires courage not to surrender oneself to the ingenious or compassionate counsels of despair t...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Only one human being recognized as one's neighbour is necessary in order to cure a man of self-love
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Not even a suicide does away with himself out of desperation, he considers the act so long and so de...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to pa...
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal loss for which there i...
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