He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude
The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
The price of hating other human beings is loving one's self less
She likes herself, yet others hates, For that which in herself she prizes; And while she laughs at them, forgets She is the thing that she despises
Be yourself, don't take anyone's shit, and never let them take you alive.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love
Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and featur
Don't forget to love yourself.
You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy.
You can explore the universe looking for somebody who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and you will not find that person anywhere.
I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself, and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we're alone, we become even more alone. Life is strange.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me