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true self Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about true self
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“The true character of a person is not seen in their everyday routine or even in their greatest accolades; the true test of a person’s character is witnessing the immediate steps after one of their greatest mistakes.‘”
Alexis Jones
author
I Am That Girl
book
character
mistakes
accepting who you are
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“Every time I caught a glimpse of myself in the glass of a shop, I felt I was someone to be taken seriously; not a girl anymore, but a young woman.”
Sayuri Nitta
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“I look in the mirror and see this medium average person. A little tired, a little sad, but not falling apart.”
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“I wish you would be more true to your demographic profile. Life is confusing enough.”
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“You may call me Mogget. As to what I am, I was once many things, but now I am only several.”
Garth Nix
author
Mogget
character
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“I’m not a general or a colonel or a builder of cities. I’m just a corpse who wants not to be.”
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“Remember this also: it’s always easy to look back and see what we were, yesterday, ten years ago. It is hard to see what we are. If you can master that trick, you’ll get along.”
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“The punishment imposed on us for claiming true self can never be worse than the punishment we impose on ourselves by failing to make that claim.”
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“Behind the mask of ice that people wear, there beats a heart of fire.”
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“My inner self was a house divided against itself.”
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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge.”
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“I know you intimately - far better than you know yourself.”
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Yoga Sutra I.29- “Tatah pratyakcetanadhigamah api antarayabhavas ca” Translation: Then, the inner consciousness is revealed, we come to know the true Self, and our obstacles are reduced.
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“If you agree that, in the absence of God, you would ‘commit robbery, rape, and murder’, you reveal yourself as an immoral person, ‘and we would be well advised to steer a wide course around you’.”
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“Adversity truly introduces us to ourselves.”

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