233+ Best Quotes About Myself: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational quotes about myself will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Quotes About Myself

I always knew from that moment, from the time I found myself at home in that little segregated library in the South, all the way up until I walked up the steps of the New York City library, I always felt, in any town, if I can get to a library, I’ll be OK. It really helped me as a child, and that never left me. — Maya Angelou

I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work. — Marilyn Monroe

I created myself. I have taught myself so much. — Maya Angelou

I never loved another person the way I loved myself. — Mae West

I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places. — Mark Twain

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. — George Bernard Shaw

I used to get the feeling, and sometimes I still get it, that sometimes I was fooling somebody; I don’t know who or what, maybe myself. — Marilyn Monroe

My biggest challenge for myself is to be the best father I can be and be the best husband I can be. — Sonny Bill Williams

The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on. — Barack Obama

What people say isn’t going to stop me. I have to do things for myself. — Kate Moss

I only want to put out the best for myself and my subscribers. — James Charles

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow-men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed. — Abraham Lincoln

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. — Oscar Wilde

I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself. — Nelson Mandela

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. — Wayne Dyer

I’ve always kinda been a little outcast myself, a little oddball, doin’ my thing, my own way. And it’s been hard for me to, to be accepted, certainly in the early years of my life. — Dolly Parton

I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution. — George Washington

I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again – as I always am when I write. — Virginia Woolf

One of my major goals off the field is to conduct myself in a way that… parents are proud to say, ‘Oh yeah, look, he wants to be like Sonny Bill Williams.’ — Sonny Bill Williams

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. — Henry David Thoreau

I feel myself becoming the fearless person I have dreamt of being. Have I arrived? No. But I’m constantly evolving and challenging myself to be unafraid to make mistakes. — Janelle Monae

I’m not a big Hollywood guy. I don’t know how the machine works. I leave that to people better than myself. — Trevor Noah

Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I’d hide my face in the dark, I wouldn’t want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday. — Michael Jackson

Some days, I’ll be very down and out, but you won’t be able to tell, really, because I don’t express that side of myself on social media. That’s the side of myself that I express through music. — Lil Peep

I’m very, very serious – I’m serious enough not to take myself too seriously. That means I can be completely wedded to the moment. But when I leave that moment, I want to be completely wedded to the next moment. — Maya Angelou

I don’t have any control over what actually happens except for that I have full control over my will for myself, my intention, and why I’m there. That’s all that matters. — SZA

For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. — Steve Jobs

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. — Carl Rogers

God has entrusted me with myself. — Epictetus

I’m considered wise, and sometimes I see myself as knowing. Most of the time, I see myself as wanting to know. And I see myself as a very interested person. I’ve never been bored in my life. — Maya Angelou

Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune. — Walt Whitman

But for me to have the opportunity to stand in front of a bunch of executives and present myself, I had to hustle in my own way. I can’t tell you how frustrating it was that they didn’t get that. No joke – I’d leave meetings crying all the time. — Kanye West

It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. — Muhammad Ali

I read the Bible to myself; I’ll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is. — Maya Angelou

First, I’m trying to prove to myself that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll convince myself that I’m an actress. — Marilyn Monroe

There was a lot of pressure to find a genre and stick to it. People would tell me all the time, ‘You can’t be all things to everyone.’ I would say, ‘I’m not trying to be! I’m being what I want to be for myself.’ — Tyler Joseph

I consider myself to be as informed on American foreign policy as anyone in America. — Joe Biden

I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream. — Vincent Van Gogh

I liked to write from the time I was about 12 or 13. I loved to read. And since I only spoke to my brother, I would write down my thoughts. And I think I wrote some of the worst poetry west of the Rockies. But by the time I was in my 20s, I found myself writing little essays and more poetry – writing at writing. — Maya Angelou

There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself. — Aaliyah

Snoop ain’t never cosigned me, but I know everybody is like, ‘That’s the next Snoop.’ Nah, I’m Nipsey, and I got to work to define myself. — Nipsey Hussle

While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God’s creation. — Maya Angelou

Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they’ve always made me glad. — Malcolm X

I have a nice office. I have a nice house… So I’m not denying myself some great things. I just don’t happen to have expensive hobbies. — Bill Gates

I know that I’m not the easiest person to live with. The challenge I put on myself is so great that the person I live with feels himself challenged. I bring a lot to bear, and I don’t know how not to. — Maya Angelou

I thank God I’m myself and for the life I’m given to live and for friends and lovers and beloveds, and I thank God for knowing that all those people have already paid for me. — Maya Angelou

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself. — Henry David Thoreau

I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting. — Winston Churchill

I trust no one, not even myself. — Joseph Stalin

To remain a credible leader, I must always work first, hardest, and longest on changing myself. This is neither easy nor natural, but it is essential. — John C. Maxwell

With patient and firm determination, I am going to press on for jobs. I’m going to press on for equality. I’m going to press on for the sake of our children. I’m going to press on for the sake of all those families who are struggling right now. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I am going to press on. — Barack Obama

I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others. — Mahatma Gandhi

I rely on myself very much. I just think that you have an instinct and you go with it. Especially when it comes to deal-making and buying things. — Donald Trump

I do not think I could myself be brought to support a man for office whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, religion. — Abraham Lincoln

I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live. — Kanye West

Getting to be on DVD is a huge step for me as an actor, this isn’t the world that I imagined for myself. — Mary Wiseman

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. — Walt Whitman

I just don’t feel like I have to explain myself. — Dolly Parton

When I write a book, I write a book for myself; the reaction is up to the reader. It’s not my business whether people like or dislike it. — Paulo Coelho

It is a neck-and-neck race between Mr. Gray and myself who shall complete our apparatus first. He has the advantage over me in being a practical electrician – but I have reason to believe that I am better acquainted with the phenomena of sound than he is – so that I have an advantage there. — Alexander Graham Bell

I myself have already spent a third of my life in Germany, first in Cologne and then, since 1994, in Berlin. — Olafur Eliasson

I don’t care much for equations myself. This is partly because it is difficult for me to write them down, but mainly because I don’t have an intuitive feeling for equations. — Stephen Hawking

Working conditions for me have always been those of the monastic life: solitude and frugality. Except for frugality, they are contrary to my nature, so much so that work is a violence I do to myself. — Albert Camus

I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. — Marilyn Monroe

There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life. — Henry David Thoreau

I’m competitive, and I love to create challenges for myself. Maybe that’s not always a good thing. It can make life complicated. — Donald Trump

I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself? — Yogi Berra

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. — C. S. Lewis

I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. — Oprah Winfrey

I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried to sense what it would be like. — Jonas Salk

I’m hard on myself. I’m my biggest critic. — Dak Prescott

I have a strong feeling that I shall be glad when I am dead and done for – scrapped at last to make room for somebody better, cleverer, more perfect than myself. — George Bernard Shaw

Sometimes I catch myself stooping, and whenever I am like that, I am sure something is not quite right. — Paulo Coelho

It took a long time, and a lot of years, for me to get comfortable with myself, like the way I am now. — Andy Ruiz Jr.

I never sell a book. I sell myself. And the way to sell yourself is to be an instrument of love. — Wayne Dyer

I have surrounded myself with very smart people. — Dolly Parton

I can’t disguise myself with a wig and dark glasses – the wheelchair gives me away. — Stephen Hawking

Whenever things go a bit sour in a job I’m doing, I always tell myself, ‘You can do better than this.’ — Dr. Seuss

I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated. — Malala Yousafzai

What humility does for one is it reminds us that there are people before me. I have already been paid for. And what I need to do is prepare myself so that I can pay for someone else who has yet to come but who may be here and needs me. — Maya Angelou

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

I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Obama has no solutions. Obama has failed the country and its great citizens, and they don’t like it when somebody such as myself speaks the truth about this – it hurts too much. — Donald Trump

I myself never make any notes. Usually, if I write something down, I can’t read it afterwards. — Roman Abramovich

I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I’m telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy! — Dalai Lama

At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself. — Maya Angelou

‘Worry’ is a word that I don’t allow myself to use. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky. — Audrey Hepburn

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. — H. L. Mencken

I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll be a great actress. — Marilyn Monroe

I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less. — Dalai Lama

I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself. — Rodney Dangerfield

I know some people might think it odd – unworthy even – for me to have written a cookbook, but I make no apologies. The U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins thought I had demeaned myself by writing poetry for Hallmark Cards, but I am the people’s poet so I write for the people. — Maya Angelou

I’m not like a huge gamer myself. I like ‘Mario Kart!’ — Mary Wiseman

I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment. — Benjamin Disraeli

I did a terrible job of composing myself. I was a spoiled brat from Long Island who benefitted from the energy of New York. — John McEnroe

What I respect as far as in myself and in others is the spirit of just doing it. For better or worse, it may work and it may not, but I’m going to go for it. Ultimately I probably prefer to be respected for that than whether it works out or not, either winning or losing. — Hugh Jackman

People face difficulties, no matter who you are. I faced difficulties with a lot of things. I face opposition every day, but I didn’t kill myself and now, thank God, I’m here. — Nicki Minaj

I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else. — Dolly Parton

I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams. — Les Brown

If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself. — Henry David Thoreau

As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake. — Mark Twain

There’s one advantage in having been around as long as I have. Everybody in the Senate knows me, and – I’m going to say something presumptuous, to repeat myself – I think most respect me. — Joe Biden

When you’re singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It’s happening. — Taylor Swift

Eeew, I’d be a little uncomfortable Googling myself. People sit there – and Google themselves? That’s kind of weird. — Kobe Bryant

My style will be management by being on the street, management by walking around. Third persons won’t have to tell me what’s going on in our city. I’ll hear it, I’ll see it, I’ll touch it myself. — Carl Stokes

I’m trying my best to keep up with all this new technology, and I surround myself with all these wonderful people that are in the know and kind of help me out with all that. — Dolly Parton

I identify myself as a hustler since I was a young kid. — Nipsey Hussle

I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. — Thomas Jefferson

Certainly I’ll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I’ve gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them. — Bill Gates

You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end. — George Armstrong Custer

I always want to surprise myself, more than anybody else. — Kellin Quinn

If I had a talent, it was for looking askew at everything, possibly more than my contemporaries. But I had to really push myself to be a writer. — David Bowie

It seems that it had been destined before that I should occupy myself so thoroughly with the vulture, for it comes to my mind as a very early memory, when I was still in the cradle, a vulture came down to me, he opened my mouth with his tail and struck me a few times with his tail against my lips. — Leonardo da Vinci

I always want to think of myself as an underdog. — Donald Trump

For myself, it’s trying to do my best in whatever I am doing. At this time, it is boxing; then when I get home, I want to be the best father, the best husband, the best man I can be. — Sonny Bill Williams

I don’t consider myself a pariah. — Bernie Sanders

The language of all the interpretations, the translations, of the Judaic Bible and the Christian Bible, is musical, just wonderful. I read the Bible to myself; I’ll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is. — Maya Angelou

‘Victory’ is like, you won, so the question is, what? What did you win? I think that the songs go into that. It’s just about reaching a place in myself. — Nipsey Hussle

I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down. — Mia Hamm

When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally and protected equally. Every action I take, I will ask myself, ‘Does this make life better for young Americans in Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Ferguson, who have as much of a right to live out their dreams as any other child America?’ — Donald Trump

I have to prove myself to everybody. — Elizabeth Warren

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week. — George Bernard Shaw

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. — Elvis Presley

Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I’m surrounded by good people, and I surround myself with good people. — Lil Peep

The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution – this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths. — Groucho Marx

I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too. — Maya Angelou

In my later years, I have looked in the mirror each day and found a happy person staring back. Occasionally I wonder why I can be so happy. The answer is that every day of my life I’ve worked only for myself and for the joy that comes from writing and creating. The image in my mirror is not optimistic, but the result of optimal behavior. — Ray Bradbury

I feel like, even if something goes wrong, I have confidence in myself and my team that we’ll fix it. — Patrick Mahomes

I intend to inspire people with my story: motivate young people that grew up like myself, or even not like myself. Just, you know, go through the human experience. — Nipsey Hussle

I’ve always had to conquer fear when I’m on stage. Basically, I was and still am a very shy person. It’s absolutely in conflict with what I do. But once I deliver the first joke I’m okay. It’s like I’m out there all by myself just delivering my lines to nobody in particular without ever trying to notice the audience in front of me. — Steven Wright

I have used the laws of this country just like the greatest people that you read about every day in business have used the laws of this country, the chapter laws, to do a great job for my company, for myself, for my employees, for my family, et cetera. — Donald Trump

It’s just like, damn – I’m competing with myself. — Cardi B

The reason I talk to myself is that I’m the only one whose answers I accept. — George Carlin

I write for myself things that I’ve gone through. — Dolly Parton

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say. — Abraham Lincoln

I don’t like seeing myself on television. I don’t like it. — Yogi Berra

I have always regarded myself, in the first place, as an African patriot. — Nelson Mandela

I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing. — Audrey Hepburn

I had to pick myself up and get on with it, do it all over again, only even better this time. — Sam Walton

I had always seen myself as a star; I wanted to be a galaxy. — Twyla Tharp

If anything, taxes for the lower and middle class and maybe even the upper middle class should even probably be cut further. But I think that people at the high end – people like myself – should be paying a lot more in taxes. We have it better than we’ve ever had it. — Warren Buffett

I have to live for others and not for myself: that’s middle-class morality. — George Bernard Shaw

One thing I want to make clear, as far as my own rebirth is concerned, the final authority is myself and no one else, and obviously not China’s Communists. — Dalai Lama

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes. — Walt Whitman

Women’s art, political art – those categorisations perpetuate a certain kind of marginality which I’m resistant to. But I absolutely define myself as a feminist. — Barbara Kruger

I think I’m evolving, I’m always in search of bettering myself, how I can improve as a sportsman and as a person. — Sonny Bill Williams

Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself… By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities. — Malala Yousafzai

I don’t want to let my family down; I don’t want to let myself down. That’s probably the biggest thing I fear. — Sonny Bill Williams

I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. — Oprah Winfrey

Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived. — Simon Wiesenthal

Every night on the court I give my all, and if I’m not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. — LeBron James

Fear? If I have gained anything by damning myself, it is that I no longer have anything to fear. — Jean-Paul Sartre

I promised myself that I would write as well as I can, tell the truth, not to tell everything I know, but to make sure that everything I tell is true, as I understand it. And to use the eloquence which my language affords me. — Maya Angelou

I restore myself when I’m alone. — Marilyn Monroe

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. — Maya Angelou

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself. — Confucius

I didn’t feel that I really fit in anywhere. So when I was young I always had to prove myself through my sporting ability. — Sonny Bill Williams

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. — Lao Tzu

I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself. — Walt Whitman

Today I love myself as I love my god: who could charge me with a sin today? I know only sins against my god; but who knows my god? — Friedrich Nietzsche

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. — Mark Twain

I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow. — Voltaire

‘The Lion’ all began with a picture of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. This picture had been in my mind since I was about sixteen. Then one day, when I was about forty, I said to myself, ‘Let’s try to make a story about it.’ — C. S. Lewis

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. — Winston Churchill

I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy. — Marilyn Monroe

Millions of us, myself included, go back generations in this country, with ancestors who put in the painstaking work to become citizens. So we don’t like the notion that anyone might get a free pass to American citizenship. — Barack Obama

If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer, but must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me. — Charles Spurgeon

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so, and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society, and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer. — Nat Turner

I became an actor so I didn’t have to be myself. — Mark Ruffalo

I don’t have much positive to say about motor neurone disease. But it taught me not to pity myself because others were worse off, and to get on with what I could still do. — Stephen Hawking

Sometimes I’ll be watching a movie then think to myself that I could do a better job. — Lil Peep

I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul. — Jean-Paul Sartre

I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others. — Muhammad Ali

When I give I give myself. — Walt Whitman

I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself. — Michel de Montaigne

When I see myself as an old woman, I just think about being happy. And hopefully, I’ll still be fly. — Rihanna

I consider myself as a free spokesman for the people. — Dalai Lama

I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There are times when I’m super-overwhelmed, and everything feels like it’s hitting me in the face at once, but I think what’s keeping me calm, and who I am by staying true to myself, is my whole family being so supportive and keeping me grounded. They treat me the exact same way they treated me years and years ago. — Shawn Mendes

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner. — Walt Disney

My life has been one great big joke, a dance that’s walked a song that’s spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself. — Maya Angelou

I always try to do as much as I can do. I’m never a person that does not enough, because I’d regret not doing enough and think I probably could have done more. I probably go too far and have to reel myself back in, which works in some things, and other things it doesn’t work. — Tom Brady

I should tie myself to no particular system of society other than of socialism. — Nelson Mandela

I can’t tell anybody else how to run their life or their business, but I really believe I’ve got a good bead on myself. — Dolly Parton

I always say to myself that if I can make a movie that makes a kid smile or gives them some hope or something to get excited about, then I’m applying myself in the best way that I can. I don’t think that just goes for kids. I think that it goes for adults, as well, and for families. — Nicolas Cage

I think people take me as seriously as I want them to. They take me as seriously as I take myself – let’s put it that way. — Dolly Parton

I don’t consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people. — Marilyn Monroe

I try to basically keep my opinions to myself when it comes to people who are charged with crimes that I don’t know anything about. — Oprah Winfrey

When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. — W. H. Auden

I never even thought of myself as deadpan until someone wrote an article about me about a year after I was doing comedy. There was a paper called the ‘Boston Phoenix,’ and someone wrote a description of what I was doing and that’s where I first saw ‘deadpan.’ — Steven Wright

I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me. — Maya Angelou

I was not a good student. I did not spend much time at college; I was too busy enjoying myself. — Stephen Hawking

What I can say is that all my characters are searching for their souls, because they are my mirrors. I’m someone who is constantly trying to understand my place in the world, and literature is the best way that I found in order to see myself. — Paulo Coelho

I’ve never really considered myself just a street artist. I consider myself a populist. — Shepard Fairey

I always wanted to do things right and represent myself as somebody that took the art serious and someone that took the business serious also, so I had time to weigh the options and figure it out and do my best to create the situation that was ideal. — Nipsey Hussle

And why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish’d from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish’d from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment! — William Shakespeare

What shall I say, O Muslims, I know not myself, I am neither a Christian, nor a Jew, nor a Zoroastrian, nor a Muslim. — Rumi

When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you’re mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself! — Paul McCartney

I view myself as being the average woman. While I am first lady, I wasn’t first lady my whole life. I’m a product of pop culture. I’m a consumer of pop culture, and I know what resonates with people. — Michelle Obama

I don’t myself believe in a two-state solution. I believe in a one-state solution. — Edward Said

I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that shows that what I say is true. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. — Robert Frost

I always think of myself as a working girl. — Dolly Parton

I don’t do Twitter because I don’t want to talk about myself more than I already have to. — Kit Harington

Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience. — Harper Lee

I would be a liar, a hypocrite, or a fool – and I’m not any of those – to say that I don’t write for the reader. I do. But for the reader who hears, who really will work at it, going behind what I seem to say. So I write for myself and that reader who will pay the dues. — Maya Angelou

When I’m dancing, I’m not thinking about anything. I am here. I am totally there. You know? And the feeling is a sensation of being away from myself. My soul dances with the angels, and my body dances with my wife. — Paulo Coelho

I’m gonna have to develop myself. I’m just going to do the best that I can do. — Mike Epps

I don’t look at myself as a commodity, but I’m sure a lot of people have. — Marilyn Monroe

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest. — Charles Dickens

I never had a role model. I ended up wanting to be the best version of myself. — Kubra Sait

If I knew I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. — Mickey Mantle

I have high expectations of myself. I always have, always will. That will never waver. I always believe in my talent – always have. — Russell Wilson

Conscious of not being able to separate myself from my time, I have decided to become part of it. — Albert Camus

Being no bigot myself to any mode of worship, I am disposed to endulge the professors of Christianity in the church, that road to heaven which to them shall seem the most direct plainest easiest and least liable to exception. — George Washington

For myself, for a long time… maybe I felt inauthentic or something, I felt like my voice wasn’t worth hearing, and I think everyone’s voice is worth hearing. So if you’ve got something to say, say it from the rooftops. — Tom Hiddleston

I look at myself like a show dog. I’ve got to keep her clipped and trimmed and in good shape. — Dolly Parton

I am a writer. I suppose I think that the highest gift that man has is art, and I am audacious enough to think of myself as an artist – that there is both joy and beauty and illumination and communion between people to be achieved through the dissection of personality. — Lorraine Hansberry

I’ve got to confess I’m a pragmatic optimist myself. — Zig Ziglar

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself. — Alexander Graham Bell

Were I to put myself on… one of those online dating things, I would not include in my profile that I’m regularly hospitalized for psychosis. But I do know that when I get really bad, there is a place for me to go where I will feel better. — Marya Hornbacher

I’ve definitely got to look after myself first and foremost. — Sonny Bill Williams

I know some of the best Dolly Parton jokes. I made ’em up myself. — Dolly Parton

I liked school, but I used to dread those moments when the teacher would call me up to give an oral report. I forced myself to deal with it and not dwell on the class in front of me – to keep a straight face, give the report and concentrate on getting it right. That’s normally how I perform. That’s how I am. — Steven Wright

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself. — Walt Whitman

I think I lived those years very impersonally. It was almost as though I had erected someone outside myself who was the president’s wife. I was lost somewhere deep down inside myself. That is the way I felt and worked until I left the White House. — Eleanor Roosevelt

I have never given adoration to any body except myself. — Oscar Wilde

That’s one of the nice things. I mean, part of the beauty of me is that I’m very rich. So if I need $600 million, I can put $600 million myself. That’s a huge advantage. I must tell you, that’s a huge advantage over the other candidates. — Donald Trump

I think I do myself a disservice by comparing myself to Steve Jobs and Walt Disney and human beings that we’ve seen before. It should be more like Willy Wonka… and welcome to my chocolate factory. — Kanye West

I still look at myself and want to improve. — David Beckham

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