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self-determination Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about self-determination
  1. #1
    “That man who sets himself the task of singling out the thread of order from the tapestry will by the decision alone have taken charge of the world and it is only by such taking charge that he will effect a way to dictate the terms of his own fate.”
  2. #2
    Uncertainty is the first step toward self-determination. Courage comes next.
  3. #3
    “I’m certain some will feel threatened by this record. Some few may feel liberated. Most will simply feel that it should not exist. I needed to write it anyway.”
  4. #4
    “Do that,” Grandma said. “And one more thing. You give Effie Wilcox back her house, free and clear. It wasn’t worth nothing anyway—apart from its historical value.”
    “Mrs. Dowdel, that’s not business,” the banker said. “That’s blackmail.”
    “What’s the difference?” Grandma said.
  5. #5
    “Why did not you trust yourself the first time?”
  6. #6
    “Where determination is, the way can be found.”
  7. #7
    “You attract what you are. Stop making excuses, raise the standards for yourself, and watch the caliber of people you begin to attract rise right along with you.”
  8. #8
    “For if a room that exists under the governance, authority, and intent of others seems smaller than it is, then a room that exists in secret can, regardless of its dimensions, seem as vast as one cares to imagine.”
  9. #9
    “Remember this when you are queen,” he whispered hoarsely. “I moved the earth and the water for you.”