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#oneself

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To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.


Dag Hammarskjold


#forgive #forgiven #oneself #only #ourselves

I think it's important for one to take a certain distance from oneself.


Vaclav Havel


#distance #i #i think #important #oneself

The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.


Vaclav Havel


#attempt #deceptive #devote #literature #most

It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.


Charles Baudelaire


#boring #considered #despair #everything #inclination

Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.


Jean Cocteau


#death #does #even #everything #express

If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.


Criss Jami


#beauty #confusion #depression #discern #discernment

One may speak about anything on earth with fire, with enthusiasm, with ecstasy, but one only speaks about oneself with avidity.


Ivan Turgenev


#anything #avidity #earth #ecstasy #enthusiasm

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.


Oscar Wilde


#always #any #good #good advice #i

Never say never, but the thought of electively cutting oneself is beyond my grasp, and I also object to it politically. Denying the lines on our faces makes a comment about age and wisdom I don't care to make.


Debra Winger


#age #also #beyond #care #comment

Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.


Ludwig Wittgenstein


#difficult #nothing #oneself






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