A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.

A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves.

A person's worth is contingent upon who he is, not upon what he does, or how much he has. The worth of a person, or a thing, or an idea, is in being, not in doing, not in having.

Acknowledgment — If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.

All the extraordinary men I have known were extraordinary in their own estimation.

Before everyone stands a image of what he ought to be. So long as he is not that his peace is not complete.

Blessed are they who heal us of self-despising. Of all services which can be done to man, I know of none more precious.

Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession; it is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.

Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.

Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.

He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.

He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.

I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.

I am as my creator made me and since He is satisfied, so am I.

I have often wondered how it is everyone loves himself more than the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than the opinions of others.

I will give thanks to thee for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Thy works, and my soul knows it very well. [Psalms 139:14]

I'll always be number 1 to myself.

If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.

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