Reminiscence and self-parody are part of remaining true to oneself.
– John Updike
Freeing oneself from words is liberation.
Everyone writes in Tolstoy’s shadow, whether one feels oneself to be Tolstoyan or not.
– A. N. Wilson
The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.
– Maurice Chevalier
A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself.
– Dayananda Saraswati
One creates oneself.
– Grace Jones
Perfecting oneself is as much unlearning as it is learning.
– Edsger Dijkstra
To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.
– Michael Novak
Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
If one is reported as having set up camp overseas, it’s as if one has made oneself unavailable.
– Julian Sands
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.
– Konrad Adenauer
Certainly, cooking for oneself reveals man at his weirdest.
– Laurie Colwin
There are things one must do for oneself.
– Robert Mugabe
Envy is an insult to oneself.
– Yevgeny Yevtushenko
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
– Soren Kierkegaard
It is in spending oneself that one becomes rich.
– Sarah Bernhardt