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Self Concept quotes by Judith Lynne Hanna
#1. Through dance, people meet demons, ward off death, shake off sin and evil, come to terms with life crises, mediate paradoxes, resolve conflict, revitalize the past to re-create the present, enhance their self-concept and body image, attract attention, assert themselves, confront the strong, and persuade others to change their ways. #Quote by Judith Lynne Hanna
Self Concept quotes by Richard North Patterson
#2. labeled, "high school for the rich and vapid." "'If you want a friend,' he admonished me, 'don't choose the insecure, the envious, or the needy. They're the ones who will sell you out. Those you can trust are confident and secure, men and women who like their lives, and don't have to meet their needs at your expense. So no gossips, back stabbers, or celebrity fuckers. No one who has to tell you who they know, what they own, how important they are, or whose self-concept depends on the acceptance of others. The only people who can truly care about you are those who are sufficient unto themselves. #Quote by Richard North Patterson
Self Concept quotes by David Hoffmeister
#3. Turning something over to the Holy Spirit is a leap of faith that lets go of attempting to control outcomes. The core of alcoholism, anorexia, bulimia, smoking and a host of things the world calls addictions is control. The little willingness the Holy Spirit asks is the key to letting go of the attempt to manage the body and the world, which is the insane attempt to maintain a self-concept image that God did not create. An idea to contemplate from the Course is this: "Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world." The requirement is to change your thinking, not to focus on behavior and form. Behavior flows from thought, and transformation of the mind is synonymous with changing thought patterns from ego-based to Spirit-based. #Quote by David Hoffmeister
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#4. If I don't know who I am apart from everyone else, I probably need to spend some time apart from everyone else. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Anyaele Sam Chiyson
#5. A man's power of creative energy is important as his self-concept. #Quote by Anyaele Sam Chiyson
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#6. Who I've determined I am is limited by the fact that I'm the one who's done the determining. With that being the case, I'd be wiser to consider who God says I am. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Richie Norton
#7. Where you live shapes how you see the whole world, but when you see the world it shapes how you see yourself. #Quote by Richie Norton
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#8. We are always immeasurably bigger than the little person we've too often doomed ourselves to be. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Kilroy J. Oldster
#9. Our emotional valence – positive or negative experiences – affects not only how we narrate childhood events, but also which memories we retain. The interplay between a person encountering environment experiences meshed with self-editing of various aspects of their complex memory system results in a person becoming more than a collection of memories: a person creates their personalized version of a self. A person integrates many experiences into creating their being. Personal encounters with other people as well as moments of personal solitude contemplating ideas and personal existence congeal to form the depiction of a self. #Quote by Kilroy J. Oldster
Self Concept quotes by Jiddu Krishnamurti
#10. Imagination builds the image of the self, and thought then functions within its shadows. From this self-concept grows the conflict between what is and what should be, the conflict in duality. #Quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti
Self Concept quotes by John Spence
#11. My definition of success: When your core values and self-concept are in harmony with your daily actions and behaviors. #Quote by John Spence
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#12. I am far too often the author of terribly poor decisions. Yet I must rest in the unalterable fact that God says I am far better than what the sum total of those decisions would ever suggest. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#13. The death of our self-worth begins at its appraisal, for such an action erroneously implies that our worth can be quantified. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Hugh Prather
#14. Books seek us out. They slip themselves into our hands just at the time we are ready for a new self-concept. #Quote by Hugh Prather
Self Concept quotes by Ryan Lilly
#15. I'm creating a self help show called Self Talk. I'll insult myself for an hour then open phone lines to a fitness coach & my mother-in-law. #Quote by Ryan Lilly
Self Concept quotes by Nathaniel Branden
#16. The greatest barrier to achievement and success is not lack of talent or ability but rather the feeling that achievement and success, above a certain level, are outside our self-concept-our image of who we are and what is appropriate to us. #Quote by Nathaniel Branden
Self Concept quotes by Myles Munroe
#17. The picture that we have of ourselves - our self-concept - will always determine how we respond to life. #Quote by Myles Munroe
Self Concept quotes by Carl Rogers
#18. It is that the individual has within him or herself vast resources for self-understanding, for altering the self-concept basic attitudes, and his or her self-directed behavior - and that these resources can be tapped if only a definable climate of facilitative psychological attitudes can be provided #Quote by Carl Rogers
Self Concept quotes by Jonathan Evison
#19. First, I'm going to give you all the Copperfield crap, and I'm not going to apologize for any of it, not one paragraph, so if you're not interested in how I came to see the future, or how I came to understand that the biggest truth in my life was a lie, or, for that matter, how I parlayed my distaste for hot dogs into an '84 RX-7 and a new self-concept, do us both a favor, and just stop now. #Quote by Jonathan Evison
Self Concept quotes by Neale Donald Walsch
#20. Your life work is a statement of Who You Are. If it is not, then why are you doing it? Do you imagine that you have to? You don't have to do anything. If "man who supports his family, at all costs, even his own happiness" is Who You Are, then love your work, because it is facilitating your creation of a living statement of Self. If "woman who works at job she hates in order to meet responsibilities as she sees them" is Who You Are, then love, love, love your job, for it totally supports your Self image, your Self concept. Everyone can love everything the moment they understand what they are doing, and why. No one does anything he doesn't want to do. #Quote by Neale Donald Walsch
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#21. In evaluating ourselves, we tend to be long on our weaknesses and short on our strengths. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Cordelia Fine
#22. With a particular person in mind, or in anticipation of interacting with them, self-conception adjusts to create a shared reality. This means that when their perception of you is stereotypical, your own mind follows suit. For example, [Princeton University psychologist Stacey] Sinclair manipulated one group of women into thinking that they were about to spend some time with a charmingly sexist man. (Not a woman-hater, but the kind of man who thinks that women deserve to be cherished and protected by men, while being rather less enthusiastic about them being too confident and assertive.)
Obligingly, the women socially tuned their view of themselves to better match these traditional opinions. They regarded themselves as more stereotypically feminine, compared with another group of women who were expecting instead to interact with a man with a more modern view of their sex. Interestingly, this social tuning only seems to happen when there is some sort of motivation for a good relationship. This suggests that close or powerful others in your life may be especially likely to act as a mirror in which you perceive your own qualities. (...)
No doubt the female self and the male self can be as useful as any other social identity in the right circumstances. But flexible, context-sensitive, and useful is not the same as "hardwired". #Quote by Cordelia Fine
Self Concept quotes by Steven Pressfield
#23. All genuine epiphanies seem to follow this model: their defining quality is the relinquishment of delusion. The initial fear is that one has lost something. A cherished self-conception must be given up, and one feels diminished by it. This is mistaken, however. A person discovers that he has been made stronger by the jettisoning of this sham and disadvantageous baggage. In fact, he has become more "himself," by aligning his self-concept more closely with fact. #Quote by Steven Pressfield
Self Concept quotes by Malcolm Gladwell
#24. As it may be - matters. How you feel about your abilities - your academic "self-concept" - in the context of your classroom shapes your willingness to tackle challenges and finish difficult tasks. It's a crucial element in your motivation and confidence. #Quote by Malcolm Gladwell
Self Concept quotes by Adyashanti
#25. The joke of it all is that you are looking from your true nature right now without knowing it. If you would stop being fascinated with the contents of your mind, you would experience what I am saying. Feel your way into what I am saying rather than thinking about it. Only a self-concept looks and longs for God. Drop your self-concept and there is only God meeting God. Enlightenment is the restoration of cosmic humor. #Quote by Adyashanti
Self Concept quotes by Paul Valery
#26. What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves. #Quote by Paul Valery
Self Concept quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
#27. Midland City had a goddess of discord all its own. This was a goddess who could not dance, would not dance, and hated everybody at the high school. She would like to claw away her face, she told us, so that people would stop seeing things in it that had nothing to do with what she was like inside. She was ready to die at any time, she said, because what men and boys thought about her and tried to do to her made her so ashamed. One of the first things she was going to do when she got to heaven, she said, was to ask somebody what was written on her face and why had it been put there. #Quote by Kurt Vonnegut
Self Concept quotes by J. Grant Howard
#28. Find out what faith is and how you can put it into practice.
Learn how to pray, and do it.
Discover what pride is, and get rid of it.
Develop a self-concept that is adequate and accurate.
Clarify your values.
Identify your talents.
Probe the fact, meaning, and use of your sexuality.
Face the fact that you engage in self-deception.
Reflect on truth that you are made in the image of God.
Use your spiritual gift.
Clear your conscience.
Feel deeply.
Enjoy life.
Face death.
Treat your body right.
Conquer the flesh.
Depend on the Holy Spirit.
Be humble. #Quote by J. Grant Howard
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#29. Too often fear is fiction madly running amuck, all the while madly tracking 'muck' across the floor of fact. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by David Craig
#30. John Hodgson can describe Richard Dawkins's atheism as vacuous only because 'atheist' is a term which non-believers use purely as a polemical convenience when we have to define concisely what we don't believe [ ... ]. No atheist is principally that. What we'd want to call ourselves is humanist or materialist, or biologist or linguist, or for that matter socialist, because one or more of these, or something else again, is what we do and think and are. We have 'purely and simply finished with God', to adapt a phrase of Engels's. #Quote by David Craig
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#31. It has nothing to do with who I am as compared to everyone else. It has everything to do with who I am in companionship with God. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Bell Hooks
#32. All the myths and stereotypes used to characterize black womanhood have their roots in negative anti-woman mythology. Yet they form the basis of most critical inquiry into the nature of black female experience. Many people have difficulty appreciating black women as we are because of eagerness to impose an identity upon us based on any number of negative stereotypes. Widespread efforts to continue devaluation of black womanhoodmake it extremely difficult and oftentimes impossible for the black female to develop a positive self-concept. For we are daily bombarded by negative images. Indeed, one strong oppressive force has been this negative stereotype and our acceptance of it as a viable role model upon which we can pattern our lives. #Quote by Bell Hooks
Self Concept quotes by Craig D. Lounsbrough
#33. I take my cues from the world around me and carefully paint a self-portrait that the world can't help but accept. However, I would be much wiser to put down all such artistic notions and hold up the portrait of me painted by God simply because that is a picture at which the world can't help but marvel. #Quote by Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self Concept quotes by Oli Anderson
#34. Don't cling to your self-concept purely because your will demands it. Demand that your environment aligns as much as possible and change what you must about yourself when the outer world can't be changed. Mental health is about mental fluidity, mental illness stems in rigidity. #Quote by Oli Anderson
Self Concept quotes by S.I. Hayakawa
#35. How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either. #Quote by S.I. Hayakawa
Self Concept quotes by Anonymous
#36. God endorses your dissatisfaction with the world's self-concept package: Large, with a side of self-doubt and a sprinkle of guilt. #Quote by Anonymous
Self Concept quotes by Kilroy J. Oldster
#37. Our evolving self-concept guides our daily actions, organizes our information processing, and fosters a stout mental predisposition that assists our ego maintain a fibrous self-image. Self-concept is not restricted to a bare assessment of what role we presently fulfill in society. Our self-image is an endogenous alloy that includes an agglomeration of past selves and possible future selves. Future selves or 'possible selves' represent a person's ideas of what they might become, what they aspire to become, and what they are afraid of becoming. #Quote by Kilroy J. Oldster
Self Concept quotes by Jacqui Stedmon
#38. Rogers believed that we have within ourselves enormous potential for self-understanding and for altering our self-concept and for our behaviour. He believed that this potential can be tapped if a climate of facilitative psychological attitudes can be provided, which person-centred therapy aims to do #Quote by Jacqui Stedmon
Self Concept quotes by Kevin Michel
#39. The subconscious mind is actively maneuvering in the background to select the activities that will move you closest to the reality that is most consistent with your deeper self-concept. So to achieve wealth, power, fame, romance or peace, you must engage in the powerful task of shifting your subconscious. #Quote by Kevin Michel
Self Concept quotes by Brian Tracy
#40. All change is from the inner to the outer. All change begins in the self-concept. You must become the person you want to be on the inside before you see the appearance of this person on the outside. #Quote by Brian Tracy
Self Concept quotes by Shannon Tanner
#41. Self-forgiveness is a daily practice of the humble, strong and mentally sane. It is an intentional preservation of inner-peace and a reflection of a healthy self-concept. #Quote by Shannon Tanner
Self Concept quotes by Brian Tracy
#42. A person who really likes himself or herself has high self-esteem and therefore a positive self-concept. When you really like yourself in a particular role, you perform at your best in that role. #Quote by Brian Tracy
Self Concept quotes by Brian Tracy
#43. We have a mental block inside us that stops us from earning more than we think we are worth. If we want to earn more in reality, we have to upgrade our self-concept. #Quote by Brian Tracy
Self Concept quotes by Foundation For Inner Peace
#44. P-2.in.1. Psychotherapy is a process that changes the view of the self. At best this "new" self is a more beneficent self-concept, but psychotherapy can hardly be expected to establish reality. That is not its function. If it can make way for reality, it has achieved its ultimate success. Its whole function, in the end, is to help the patient deal with one fundamental error; the belief that anger brings him something he really wants, and that by justifying attack he is protecting himself. To whatever extent he comes to realize that this is an error, to that extent is he truly saved. #Quote by Foundation For Inner Peace
Self Concept quotes by Curtis Tyrone Jones
#45. I would say that just as easy as a person puts on a raincoat and opens their umbrella before stepping out on a rainy day, you too must put on a new concept of yourself and never take it off, nor pull the umbrella of your imagination down until you see the sun shining on the new situation that you have imagined. You must never be convinced that you are being drenched in your old reality, regardless of how much others are absorbed in it. What is true for them is not true for you, because they are not living in your world. They are not living in your raincoat nor are they living beneath the umbrella of consciousness that you have raised. They may be completely soaked in their world while you remain poised and untouched by unfavorable conditions in your own. #Quote by Curtis Tyrone Jones
Self Concept quotes by David R. Hawkins
#46. It must be remembered that we are free to acknowledge and surrender our feelings, and we are free not to surrender. As we examine our "I can'ts" and find out that they are really "I won'ts," it doesn't mean that we have to let go of the negative feelings that result in the "I won'ts." We are perfectly free to refuse to let go. We are free to hang on to negativity as long as we want. There is no law that says we have to give it up. We are free agents. But it makes a big difference in our self-concept to realize that "I won't do something" is quite a different feeling than to think that "I'm a victim and I can't." For instance, we can choose to hate somebody if we want. We can choose to blame them. We can choose to blame circumstances. But being more conscious and realizing that we are freely choosing this attitude puts us in a higher state of consciousness and, therefore, closer to greater power and mastery than being the helpless victim of a feeling. #Quote by David R. Hawkins
Self Concept quotes by Judith Lynne Hanna
#47. The 1980's witnessed a new dance genre in New York City and Los Angeles. Slam Dancing was perhaps a way for adolescent males to deal with the stressors of maturation, aggressive personal feelings, and violence in the society at large. Through dancing, the youths expressed raw power and rage while achieving euphoria, enhanced self-concept, and a healthy fatigue. #Quote by Judith Lynne Hanna
Self Concept quotes by Lisa Libby
#48. Experience-taking changes us by allowing us to merge our own lives with those of the characters we read about. It doesn't happen all the time. It only occurs when people are able, in a sense, to forget about themselves and their own self-concept and self-identity while reading.You have to be able to take yourself out of the picture, and really lose yourself in the book in order to have this authentic experience of taking on a character's identity. #Quote by Lisa Libby
Self Concept quotes by Grayson Perry
#49. Psychologist Carl Rogers used the word 'congruence' when describing this relationship between the idealized self and the real self. Congruence is when the two selves fit harmoniously, when a person's idealized self is congruent with their actual behavior. However, the idealized self is an often unreachable version of ourselves that we and society create while the real self is the messy, imperfect inner truth. We want to be the idealized version because we believe that society will then regard us positively, so we struggle to maintain a version that does not really fit. #Quote by Grayson Perry
Self Concept quotes by Brian Tracy
#50. You are what you think you are. Your self-concept determines your performance. #Quote by Brian Tracy
Self Concept quotes by Joyce Brothers
#51. A person's self-concept is the core of his personality. #Quote by Joyce Brothers
Self Concept quotes by Joy Manne
#52. Buddha is someone with a very advanced self-concept. His self-esteem is perfect; he has gone beyond doubt; he knows, and he is confident of his knowledge; he expresses himself with conviction. When the Buddha talks of himself in the first person he does so with clarity. He has a strong sense of identity and knows very well who he is. He gives accounts of his life experiences in the first person. #Quote by Joy Manne
Self Concept quotes by Dean Koontz
#53. Holy men tell us life is a mystery.
They embrace that concept happily.
But some mysteries bite and bark
and come to get you in the dark. #Quote by Dean Koontz
Self Concept quotes by Tim Cahill
#54. For many years I thought my job was to go to places where it would be difficult for most of the readers to ever get to. Now, in the more than 20 years I've been doing this, the concept of adventure-travel trips or expeditions by groups has sprung up. The places I went 20 years ago now have adventure-travel trips. #Quote by Tim Cahill
Self Concept quotes by Joyce E. Williams
#55. Rape culture is a concept of unknown origin and of uncertain definition; yet it has made its way into everyday vocabulary and is assumed to be commonly understood. The award-winning documentary film Rape Culture made by Margaret Lazarus in 1975 takes credit for first defining the concept #Quote by Joyce E. Williams
Self Concept quotes by Syed Abdus Samad
#56. Power and money in evil hands have caused all the miseries of the world so far. Both have devastated poorer countries in particular. There must be checks in the exercise of political and military power, and a ceiling on wealth (of all varieties). Governance in a situation of unequal hold on power and wealth is a sham. The pundits who write and lecture so much on governance should do well to learn this basic concept. #Quote by Syed Abdus Samad
Self Concept quotes by Richard P. Feynman
#57. The situation in the sciences is this: A concept or an idea which cannot be measured or cannot be referred directly to experiment may or may not be useful. It need not exist in a theory. #Quote by Richard P. Feynman
Self Concept quotes by Eugene Kennedy
#58. Benedict's spending down his energy was a function of his fighting against the Space/Information Age's relentless pressure on the concept of hierarchy, the restoration of which he had, following John Paul II, made a central part of the program that has come to be known as the reform of the reform. #Quote by Eugene Kennedy
Self Concept quotes by Donald Miller
#59. You know you're with a Fearmonger when they overemphasize the concept of loyalty. Certainly loyalty is a virtue, but what a Fearmonger calls loyalty could better be described as complete and total submission. Fearmongers surround themselves only with people who will submit. In exchange for your submission, Fearmongers offer strength and protection, which, for many, is a security they are willing to trade their freedom for. Find a Fearmonger and you'll easily find a team of fearful, submissive personalities doing their will. #Quote by Donald Miller
Self Concept quotes by Andrea Lochen
#60. What good were fate and fortune anyway? If there was some sort of plan she was supposed to follow, it was unreadable to her and impossible to stick to. She was tired of fate, which was probably just a made-up concept invented by humans to feel like something or someone was guiding them anyway. God, spirits, cookies, whatever. She was so sick of buying into the idea that there was actually meaning behind any of this. It was just her, blind and alone, making a mess of her life on her own, thank you very much. #Quote by Andrea Lochen
Self Concept quotes by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
#61. Throughout all the years and in everything we do, we have focused most of all on the development of human capacity, beginning with our own professional staff, and leveraging their expertise to enrich the Arab community. We have embraced the concept of the 'knowledge worker' and have sought to empower our people and the Arab world's people to dream, to imagine, and to create. #Quote by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
Self Concept quotes by Michael Ovitz
#62. In student government in high school, I learned how to deal with people, and in college I studied Eastern philosophy. I'm also an avid team-sports fan. I think I just blended them all together and came out with a business management philosophy that combines the Eastern ethic with the Western sport concept, basically. #Quote by Michael Ovitz
Self Concept quotes by Rajneesh
#63. For a prayer oriented religion the concept of a personal God is needed - to relate to. For meditation-oriented religions God is a useless hypothesis; it can be discarded easily into the dustbin. It is not needed. #Quote by Rajneesh
Self Concept quotes by Christopher Nolan
#64. Revenge is a particularly interesting concept, especially the notion of whether or not it exists outside of just an abstract idea. #Quote by Christopher Nolan
Self Concept quotes by Emma Watson
#65. I find the whole concept of being 'sexy' embarrassing and confusing. If I do a photo-shoot, people desperately want to change me - dye my hair blonder, pluck my eyebrows, give me a fringe. Then there's the choice of clothes. I know everyone wants a picture of me in a mini-skirt. But that's not me. #Quote by Emma Watson
Self Concept quotes by Elizabeth Strout
#66. Looking back, I imagine that I was very odd, that I spoke too loudly, or that I said nothing when things of popular culture were mentioned; I think I responded strangely to ordinary types of humor that were unknown to me. I think I didn't understand the concept of irony at all, and that confused people. When #Quote by Elizabeth Strout
Self Concept quotes by Thomas Szasz
#67. The disease concept of homosexuality as with the disease concept of all so-called mental illnesses, such as alcoholism, drug addiction, or suicide conceals the fact that homosexuals are a group of medically stigmatized and socially persecuted individuals ... Their anguished cries of protest are drowned out by the rhetoric of therapy just as the rhetoric of salvation drowned out the [cries] of heretics. #Quote by Thomas Szasz
Self Concept quotes by Erika Johansen
#68. My final word is for the readers. The Tearling is not an easy world, I know. Contrarian that I am, I am determined to make thins kingdom echo life, where answers to our questions are not delivered neatly in a beautiful expositional package, but must be earned, through experience and frustration, sometimes even tears (and believe me, not all of those tears are Kelsea's). Sometimes answers never come at all. To all of the readers who stuck with this story, understanding and sometimes even enjoying the fact that the Tearling is a gradually unfolding world, full of lost and often confounding history, thank you for your faith in the concept. I hope that your patience was rewarded in the end. Now let's all go and make a better world." (Afterwords of the author) #Quote by Erika Johansen
Self Concept quotes by Noam Chomsky
#69. The 14th Amendment was recognized right away to be problematic. The concept of person was both too narrow and too broad, and the courts went to work to overcome both of those flaws. #Quote by Noam Chomsky
Self Concept quotes by Carlos Wallace
#70. When I was in the Navy, everyone fell under the purview of "navy gray". It is the military's way of reminding its enlisted personnel that they are all equal. Man or woman, black or white, young or old, everyone was navy gray. With God's grace I can proudly say a better understanding of this concept has helped me ameliorate disputes, mend fences that appeared hopeless and find light in the midst of darkness. #Quote by Carlos Wallace
Self Concept quotes by Howard Zahniser
#71. By very definition this wilderness is a need. The idea of wilderness as an area without man's influence is man's own concept. Its values are human values. Its preservation is a purpose that arises out of man's own sense of his fundamental needs #Quote by Howard Zahniser
Self Concept quotes by A.G. Howard
#72. The Mustela netherlings are exceptional judges of character," Morpheus intones. "I knew Alyssa would rise to the occasion. I've complete faith that she can fend for herself. You, on the other hand, can't seem to grasp that concept. #Quote by A.G. Howard
Self Concept quotes by Ori Brafman
#73. But without a Montezuma, how do you lead? Instead of a chief, the Apaches had a Nant'an-a spiritual and cultural leader. The Nant'an led by example and held no coercive power. Tribe members followed the Nant'an because they wanted to, not because they had to. One of the most famous Nant'ans in history was Geronimo, who defended his people against the American forces for decades. Geronimo never commanded an army. Rather, he himself started fighting, and everyone around him joined in. The idea was, "If Geronimo is taking arms, maybe it's a good idea. Geronimo's been right in the past, so it makes sense to fight alongside him." You wanted to follow Geronimo? You followed Geronimo. You didn't want to follow him? Then you didn't. The power lay with each individual-you were free to do what you wanted. The phrase "you should" doesn't even exist in the Apache language. Coercion is a foreign concept. #Quote by Ori Brafman
Self Concept quotes by Martin Cruz Smith
#74. Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man. #Quote by Martin Cruz Smith
Self Concept quotes by Aron Ra
#75. Whatever laws we make mixing religion with government for the sake of appeasing our (currently) predominantly Christian constituency will only pave the way for the next religious majority, who will take advantage of whatever permissions we've already established and which we thought were harmless enough at the time. Christians very often have no concept of the value of a secular government, until or unless they understand that they won't always hold the majority. Once they realize that their religion is in a general state of decline even in this country and that the fastest growing religion globally is Islam, then the math isn't very hard to work out. #Quote by Aron Ra
Self Concept quotes by Bill McKibben
#76. "Science," of course, replaced "God" as a guiding concept for many people after Darwin. Or, really, the two were rolled up into a sticky ball. To some degree this was mindless worship of a miracle future, the pursuit of which has landed us in the fix we now inhabit. #Quote by Bill McKibben
Self Concept quotes by Marie Brennan
#77. This will sound peculiar, I know. But this love I have for dragons, my compulsion to understand them ... I have thought of it before as though there were a dragon within me. A part of my spirit. I do not believe it is true in any mystical sense, of course; I am as human as you are. But in the metaphorical sense, yes. 'Dragon-spirited' is a good a term for me as any."
He listened to this in silence, his expression settled into the grave lines it assumed when he was deep in thought. "Do you believe you are neither male nor female?"
I almost gave a malapert answer, but caught myself in time. We had an established habit of intellectual debate, and I valued it; I would not discard it now.
"So long as my society refuses to admit of a concept of femininity that allows for such things," I said, "then one could indeed say that I stand in between. #Quote by Marie Brennan
Self Concept quotes by Jen Hatmaker
#78. Ah yes, "The Calling." This is certainly a favorite Christian concept over in these parts. Here is the trouble: Scripture barely confirms our elusive calling - the bull's-eye, life purpose, individual mission every hardworking Protestant wants to discover. I found five scriptures, three of which referred to salvation rather than a job description (Rom. 11:29, 2 Peter 1:10, and Heb. 3:1). #Quote by Jen Hatmaker
Self Concept quotes by Christian Lous Lange
#79. It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle. #Quote by Christian Lous Lange
Self Concept quotes by Tory Burch
#80. When I started my company, many people said I shouldn't launch it as a retail concept because it was too big a risk. They told me to launch as a wholesaler to test the waters - because that was the traditional way. #Quote by Tory Burch
Self Concept quotes by John Steinbeck
#81. Someone should write an erudite essay on the moral, physical, and esthetic effect of the Model T Ford on the American nation. Two generations of Americans knew more about the Ford coil than the clitoris, about the planetary system of gears than the solar system of stars. With the Model T, part of the concept of private property disappeared. Pliers ceased to be privately owned and a tire pump belonged to the last man who had picked it up. Most of the babies of the period were conceived in Model T Fords and not a few were born in them. The theory of the Anglo Saxon home became so warped that it never quite recovered. #Quote by John Steinbeck
Self Concept quotes by Morgan Matson
#82. The idea that you could rethink the thing you'd always thought you wanted and change your plan - it was almost a revolutionary concept. That you could choose what would make you happy, not successful -Andie #Quote by Morgan Matson
Self Concept quotes by Paul Henry Lang
#83. What the music offers in a good opera is something that comes from a region that precedes the concrete concept of drama and, strictly speaking, stands outside the world of drama. Opera does not permit men to appear in nakedly logical acts, for the music dissolves feelings and thoughts into melodies and rhythms, harmonies and counterpoints, which in themselves have no conceptual meaning. Thus in opera objective situations may very well become entirely subjective expressions. Because of its paradoxical nature opera is capable of paradoxical effects; it can express purely sensuously the most profound abstractions, and the musical drama, exerting a mass effect far more than does the spoken drama, is much more primitive as drama than the spoken theatre; it must render conflict and character in immediate symbols. #Quote by Paul Henry Lang
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#84. I feel like I'm in one of those teen shows where a caring friend lets her naive schoolmate know that the popular guy in school is spreading rumors about her. Of course, those usually end with everyone finding out they have chlamydia instead of a vampire husband, but the concept is the same. #Quote by A.M. Robinson
Self Concept quotes by Nicholas Sparks
#85. Staring at the stars was like staring backward in time, since some stars are so far away that their light takes millions of years just to reach us. That we see stars not as they look now, but as they were when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The whole concept just struck me as ... amazing somehow. #Quote by Nicholas Sparks
Self Concept quotes by Perry Farrell
#86. I'm looking to evolve the concept of the new renaissance artist, taking the world by storm through the art of public display and demonstration, with technical savvy, using cell phones and computers. #Quote by Perry Farrell
Self Concept quotes by Harun Yahya
#87. I find the concept of intelligent design rather dishonest. One should openly stand up for the existence of Allah, should sincerely stand up for religion, for Islam. Or, if one is a Christian, one should honestly stand up for Christianity. #Quote by Harun Yahya
Self Concept quotes by Jared Diamond
#88. Biology is the science. Evolution is the concept that makes biology unique. #Quote by Jared Diamond
Self Concept quotes by Erik Pevernagie
#89. Many often chicken out when they have to make crucial decisions as they don't like dotting I's, and, thus, never come to conclusive agreements either. Their chart remains an unfulfilled concept and their road map an empty aspiration. ("Unfulfilled meeting") #Quote by Erik Pevernagie
Self Concept quotes by Brock Chisholm
#90. The reinterpretation and eventual eradication of the concept of right and wrong are that belated objectives of nearly all Psychotherapy #Quote by Brock Chisholm
Self Concept quotes by Richard Stallman
#91. As a matter of principle, I refuse to own a tie.
I find ties uncomfortable, so I don't wear them. If ties were simply a clothing option, I would decline to use them but there would be no reason to make a fuss about it. However, there is an absurd social pressure on men to wear ties. They do this as a form of sucking up to the boss.

When I worked at MIT, I was shocked that MIT graduates, people who could have almost dictated employment terms, felt compelled to wear ties to job interviews, even with companies that (they knew) had the sense not to ask them to wear ties on the job.
I think the tie means, "I will be so subservient as an employee that I will do even totally senseless things just because you tell me to." Going to a job interview without a tie is a way of saying you don't want to work for someone who wants that.
The people who wear ties under these circumstances are victim-coperpetrators: each one who cedes to this pressure and wears a tie increases the pressure on others. This is a central concept for understanding other forms of propagating nastiness, including nonfree software and Facebook. In fact, it was in regard to ties that I first recognized this phenomenon.
I don't condemn victim-coperpetrators, since they are primarily victims and only secondarily perpetrators. But I believe I should not be one of them. I hope my refusal to wear a tie will make it easier for you to refuse as well. #Quote by Richard Stallman
Self Concept quotes by Lionel Shriver
#92. I am a wordy writer, and often churn out pages on end without advancing the plot a jot. Hence I try to take my cue from a childhood impatience with any device that doesn't get somewhere. Even in his sprightly youth, Clippity had a problem with running in place - just like my first drafts - when the surface was too slick. As a kid, I was ingenious enough to smear green Plasticine on his rear hooves. Thus I discovered the importance of traction, as handy a concept in literature as for wind-up toys. #Quote by Lionel Shriver

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