«Society was the only threat to the sanctity of selfhood: an unpatroned library was an orderly library.»

Reif Larsen

«Sam believes now that people repeatedly collide with each other swiftly, brutally – not to produce children but to shatter their sense of self, and be thrust into a creative space beyond reason, where anything can happen. Only through the destruction of psychological borders is freedom possible.»

Barry Webster

«It is when you start to have the interest of people in your heart that when you start to make a change.»

Peter Adejimi

«To think is to have doubt....yet even thinking will bring you to "no thought"....eventually.»

Vivian Amis

«Sometimes I think that wisdoms slip from my mind like drool from the lips of an idiot...»

Vera Nazarian

«Though I think and speak of greater becoming, I, too, am an infinite work in progress.»

T.F. Hodge

«If you want to find the real competition, just look in the mirror. After awhile you'll see your rivals scrambling for second place.»

Criss Jami

«Maybe anosognosia, the inability to see your own disability, is the human condition and I'm the only one who doesn't suffer from it.»

Karen Joy Fowler

«Now, here is the point about the self: it is insatiable. It is always, always hankering. It is what you might call rapacious to a fault. The great flaming mouth to the thing is never in this world going to be stuff full.»

Donald Barthelme

«The level of your self-control is measured as the difference between how you act when you have nothing and how you react when you have everything.»

Israelmore Ayivor

«Self-care is possessing enough self-awareness to invoke repeated patterns of being, that harmoniously correct the behaviors of over-functioning for others while under-functioning for yourself.»

LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier

«Many people listen, but never hear, some hear only what they want to hear. A few people but listen, because they want to hear, and then they understand, they needed to listen.»

Norbert Harms

«Sometimes I get mail for people who lived in my home before I did, and sometimes my own body seems like a home through which successive people have passed like tenants, leaving behind memories, habits, scars, skills, and other souvenirs.»

Rebecca Solnit

«Remember yourself. Deep inside, you have an observer, a constant neutral witness to your posture, gesture, facial expression, breathing, taste, impressions of light and sound. Don't leap to interpret. Just be there and observe.»

Jonathan Price


Abhishek Kumar Singh

«keeping a balance with soul - is a romance with self»


«Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.»

Jess C. Scott

«As far as you can avoid it, do not give grief to anyone. Never inflict your rage on another. If you hope for eternal rest, feel the pain yourself; but don’t hurt others.»

Omar Khayyám

«Rulers are not anointed. They are created by the void of self-mastery.»

T.F. Hodge


Abha Maryada Banerjee

«The people around you are mirrors, I think.»

Caitlin Moran

«Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.»

C.G. Jung

«I have said that the soul is not more than the body,»

Walt Whitman

«Two people of similar nature can never get along, it takes two opposites to harmonize.»

Ram Mohan

«Life is something that no one can teach you,You have to learn it.»

Jerril Thomas Abraham

«Being goal-oriented instead of self-oriented is crucial. I know so many people who want to be writers. But let me tell you, they really don't want to be writers. They want to have been writers. They wish they had a book in print. They don't want to go through the work of getting the damn book out. There is a huge difference.»

James A. Michener

«Silence embeds thoughts better than speeches. If you are afraid of silence, you are afraid of your thoughts.»

Rossana Condoleo

«Self-will and prayer are both ways of getting things done. At the center of self-will is me, carving a world in my image, but at the center of prayer is God, carving me in his Son's image.»

Paul E. Miller

«Shrinking in a corner,»

Lang Leav

«We are just a certain quantity of cells, all of us!»

Rossana Condoleo