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Friday, June 22, 2012

Be Yourself

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."
Cyril Connolly
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
George Bernard Shaw
"The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself."
Sir Richard F. Burton
"Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself."
Jane Wagner
"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence."
Frederick Douglass
"Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever."
Nancy Kerrigan
Truth is truth, no matter who says it.
"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?"
Rabbi Hillel, 12th Century
For more information about Self Improvement, try these links:
  • Self Improvement Online - This site provides a weekly collection of inspirational quotes and a list of links to inspirational quote pages. There is also information on any sort of therapy available (bogus and not so bogus), from Aromatherapy to Yoga.
  • The following books and tapes are available through
    • Forever, Erma : Best-Loved Writing from America's Favorite Humorist Paperback by Erma Bombeck - Writings from a woman who was never scared to talk about the intricacies of American life.
    • Life 101 Hardcover by Peter McWilliams - Reading one of his books is tantamount to reading them all, but this is the one I recommend. A wonderfully positive book with lots of quotations to make you feel good about what he's saying.

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