Sense Of Self Quotes by Jeremy Seabrook, Eckhart Tolle, Dan Chaon, Rumi, Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins and many others.
A sense of self has to be sought in the parade of images and products; and this culture becomes the main determinant upon morality, beliefs, and purpose, usurping more and more territory that formerly belonged to parents, teachers, community, priests, and politics alike.
When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself. When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world. Your innermost sense of self, of who you are, is inseparable from stillness. This is the I Am that is deeper than name and form.
Our sense of self is a kind of construct. It is in some ways like a novel, and it’s like a fabric of fictions that we patch together from memory.
When you lose all sense of self the bonds of a thousands chains will vanish. Lose yourself completely, return to the root of the root of your own soul.
You grow up and share life experiences. That’s one of the best parts of this business. You share how you’re mellowing out and your new sense of self.
No matter what, I need to maintain my sense of self and always be true to who I am. And that while there are always going to be roadblocks along the way, you’re going to be just fine, as long as you learn from each setback.
You can exist without your soul, you know, as long as your brain and heart are still working. But youвЂ™ll have no sense of self anymore, no memory, no . . . anything. ThereвЂ™s no chance at all of recovery. YouвЂ™ll just вЂ” exist. As an empty shell. And your soul is gone forever . . . lost.
Where’s your sense of adventure? It died under mysterious circumstances. My sense of self-preservation found the body, but assures me it has an airtight alibi. -Captain Tagon & Captain Andreyasn
Stop the pain.вЂќ вЂ“ Tory вЂњYou know I canвЂ™t.вЂќ вЂ“ Acheron вЂњFine. But next time youвЂ™re the one whoвЂ™s doing labor duty. I get to sit there and hold your hand.вЂќ вЂ“ Tory (And again he laughed. She glared at him.) вЂњYou have no sense of self preservation, do you?вЂќ вЂ“ Tory
Keep your sense of self; don’t get caught up in what people want you to be.
Forgiveness happens naturally when you see that it has no purpose other than to strengthen a false sense of self, to keep the ego in place.
The author I wish I was reading right now and always is Nora Ephron. I love the humor, the awareness, the sense of self-deprecation. She is such a role model to me.
Long-distance runners have to be very strange people. You have to really want to do it. You don’t have to win or beat someone, you just have to get through the thing. That’s the sense of victory. The sense of self-worth.
Be concerned with the welfare of others without any sense of self-importance that one is better because one meditates or leads a certain type of life.
My mother … had a very deep inner spirituality that allowed her to rebuild her life. It’s extraordinary that she had such a strong sense of self and such a commitment to the future and such a strong creative sense that she could build new worlds for herself and for us out of the total devastation in her life.
It reminds me that those of us who turn in disgust from what we consider an overinflated liberal-bourgeois sense of self should be careful what we wish for: our denuded networked selves don’t look more free, they just look more owned.
A woman’s sense of self is defined through her feelings and the quality of her relationships.