Themselves - Quotes

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I try to deny myself any illusions or delusions, and I think that this perhaps entitles me to try and deny the same to others, at least as long as they refuse to keep their fantasies to themselves.

Christopher Hitchens

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

Marilyn Manson

It`s precisely those who are busiest who most need to give themselves a break.

Pico Iyer

A lot of times when people make accusations like that about other people - "Oh, he can't really be doing this for principled reasons, he must have some corrupt, nefarious reason" - they're saying a lot more about themselves than they are the target of their accusations, because those people, the ones who make that accusation, they themselves never act for any reason other than corrupt reasons, so they assume that everybody else is plagued by the same disease of soullessness as they are, and so that's the assumption.

Glenn Greenwald

Watch out for people who call themselves religious; make sure you know what they mean - make sure they know what they mean!

John Irving

God helps them that help themselves.

Benjamin Franklin

People who eavesdrop seldom hear good about themselves, right? An old adage, and a true one.

Charlaine Harris

People talk about books that write themselves, and it`s a lie. Books don`t write themselves. It takes thought and research and backache and notes and more time and more work than you`d believe.

Neil Gaiman

History followed different courses for different peoples because of differences among peoples’ environments, not because of biological differences among peoples themselves.

Jared Diamond

Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.

Agatha Christie

This crime called blasphemy was invented by priests for the purpose of defending doctrines not able to take care of themselves.

Robert G. Ingersoll

Thinking must never submit itself, neither to a dogma, nor to a party, nor to a passion, nor to an interest, nor to a preconceived idea, nor to whatever it may be, if not to facts themselves, because, for it, to submit would be to cease to be.

Henri Poincaré

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

People never learn anything by being told; they have to find out for themselves.

Paulo Coelho

The world is full of stories, and from time to time they permit themselves to be told.

Prey

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