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    What is assumed to be the materialisation of the inner truth of the self is in fact an idealisation of the material - objectified - traces of consumer choices.
     
    tags: truth self choice facts
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Freedom is the slogan of the strong, who feel self confident, self sufficient to do it alone.
     
    tags: freedom self alone strong
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    That which is good for all and any one,For whomsoever- that is good for me. . .What I hold good for self, I should for all.Only Law Universal is true law.
     
    tags: self law true
    — Zoroaster
    If I could give my teenaged self any advice, it would be 'Calm down!'
     
    tags: advice self
    — Zooey Deschanel
    If you keep hiding your true self, your life becomes like slow death. Once you become free from the lies and the hiding of yourself, then life becomes vibrant again.
     
    tags: death self lies true
    — Ziggy Marley
    When he tries to extend his power over objects, those objects gain control of him. He who is controlled by objects loses possession of his inner self... Prisoners in the world of object, they have no choice but to submit to the demands of matter! They are pressed down and crushed by external forces: fashion, the market, events, public opinion. Never in a whole lifetime do they recover their right mind!... What a pity!
     
    tags: fashion power world self choice control right opinion
    — Zhuangzi
    He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.
     
    tags: self risk fame
    — Zhuangzi
    If one is true to one's inner self, and follows its wisdom, who is without a teacher?
     
    tags: self true wisdom
    — Zhuangzi
    It's so hard for women to be happy for one another, like genuinely happy. Once you find that, you know you've found true SELF happiness.
     
    tags: happiness women self true
    — Zendaya
    It seemed to Alabama that, reaching her goal, she would drive the devils that had driven her - that, in proving herself, she would achieve that peace which she imagined went only in surety of one's self - that she would be able, through the medium of the dance, to command her emotions, to summon love or pity or happiness at will, having provided a channel through which they might flow. She drove herself mercilessly, and the summer dragged on.
     
    tags: happiness peace self emotion devil summer achieve media goal dance
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
    With the more endowed nations constrained by their own higher technological capacity for self-destruction as well as by self interest, war may have become a luxury that only the poor peoples of this world can afford.
     
    tags: world self poor war
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Men may rise on stepping stones of their dead selves to higher things.
     
    tags: men self
    — Zane Grey
    Being yourself doesn't attract women... being your most attractive self, does.
     
    tags: women self
    — Zan Perrion
    I like dreams. I think there's a lot of information in them. I spent a lot of time on Jungian analysis and dreams are an elemental part of that process. Carl Jung believed very much in the power archetypes in dreams, what dream imagery means, and how you can tie it into deeper self examination. It's a big part of the therapeutic process.
     
    tags: time power self process dreams
    — Zachary Quinto
    People don't know my real self, and they're not about to find out.
     
    tags: people self real
    — Yul Brynner
    Even when we're with someone we love, we're foolish enough to think of her body and soul as being separate. To stand before the person we love is not the same as loving her true self, for we are only apt to regard her physical beauty as the indispensable mode of her existence. When time and space intervene, it is possible to be deceived by both, but on the other hand, it is equally possible to draw twice as close to her real self.
     
    tags: beauty time people self soul existence true body space loving real
    — Yukio Mishima
    Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can. The revelation, if it comes at all, will come in a small fraction of a second with an unconscious gesture, a gleam of the eye, a brief lifting of the mask that all humans wear to conceal their innermost selves from the world. In that fleeting interval of opportunity the photographer must act or lose his prize.
     
    tags: men secret women world self eyes opportunities photographer
    — Yousuf Karsh
    I always take a close look at those who lose themselves in self portraits. They are solitary souls, prone to introspection, who have really grappled with their existence.
     
    tags: self soul existence
    — Young-Ha Kim
    Start copying what you love. Copy copy copy copy. At the end of the copy you will find your self.
     
    tags: self
    — Yohji Yamamoto
    We are living in a world where the individual must learn to command the raw materials of expression. He must not be dependent all the time on the ready-made, the finished product. It's the transferring, the changing of the raw into what is the expression of your own self " the whole joy and satisfaction and frustration of life is built into this.
     
    tags: time joy living world self learn
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    One who has self-esteem esteems oneself because one knows the value of one's being as a singular yet universal expression of the highest value in the Kosmos-the Universal Self, also known as God, Kami, or Brahma, or by many other names.
     
    tags: self oneself value god
    — Yasuhiko Kimura
    Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency, and has more to do with love of self than love of another. Love without attachment is the purest love because it isn't about what others can give you because your empty. It is about what you can give others because you're already full.
     
    tags: fear self
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    Let your former selves teach you, but never limit or define you
     
    tags: self
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    Any beauty you see in me is only a reflection of Him, any ugliness, a reflection of my self.
     
    tags: beauty self reflection
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    Nothing poisons love more than honesty. If love lasts until the day we die, we will live without showing our real self to our beloved until the day we die. Love makes us more beautiful and distorts us. Love takes our impulse to lie to an extreme.
     
    tags: live self honesty lies beautiful real die extreme
    — Yang Gui-ja
    Sincerity does not only complete the self; it is the means by which all things are completed. As the self is completed, there is human-heartedness; as things are completed, there is wisdom. This is the virtue of one's character, and the Way of joining the internal and external. Thus, when we use this, everything is correct.
     
    tags: character self virtue wisdom
    — Yamamoto Tsunetomo
    The practice of Zen is forgetting the self in the act of uniting with something.
     
    tags: self
    — Yamada Koun
    Jazz music is America's past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it. The music can connect us to our earlier selves and to our better selves-to-come. It can remind us of where we fit on the time line of human achievement, an ultimate value of art.
     
    tags: time past self human achievement value potential music america learn
    — Wynton Marsalis
    You'll be surprised how much better you feel about the world when you feel better about your self.
     
    tags: world self
    — Wynonna Judd
    A man only goes and confesses his faults to the world when his self will not acknowledge or listen to them.
     
    tags: men world self
    — Wyndham Lewis
    Creative activity is one of the few self rewarding activities. Being creative is like being in love!
     
    tags: self creative
    — Woodie Flowers
    The best form of self defense is to become invisible... If you can't do that learn Wing Chun!
     
    tags: self learn wings
    — Wong Shun Leung
    Big ideas don't make them selves known as big. They begin with the little, ridiculous ideas that most people would discard or reject. Every successful picture I've done has really been based on taking a very flimsy, fleeting little idea, grabbing hold of it, and taking it seriously.
     
    tags: people self successful ideas
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    Whenever a climber leaves the known paths, he enters an area without rules or routines... The only advice comes from deep inside the self.
     
    tags: advice self rules path
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    I think I'm learning to be bolder in my career choices and be more confident in my personal life. I haven't always felt very secure as an individual, but now I feel I certain confidence and sense of self that gets me through the day a lot better than before.
     
    tags: personal self choice career learning confidence
    — Winona Ryder
    I want to embrace my full self, as natural as I can be.
     
    tags: self
    — Willow Smith
    I had a lot of growing and a lot of denying of self to do. I am not easily won over, but when I am, I am completely won over.
     
    tags: self
    — Willie Aames
    The great purpose of school can be realized better in dark, airless, ugly places. It is to master the physical self, to transcend the beauty of nature. School should develop the power to withdraw from the external world.
     
    tags: beauty nature power world self master dark school
    — William Torrey Harris
    Depression is a disorder of mood, so mysteriously painful and elusive in the way it becomes known to the self - to the mediating intellect- as to verge close to being beyond description. It thus remains nearly incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it in its extreme mode.
     
    tags: depression self mood extreme
    — William Styron
    You can treat experience as a set of surprises on which to exercise your quirky self.
     
    tags: self experience exercise
    — William Stafford
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