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Taking Your Own Life Quotes


"Taking responsibility for your own life is not a Left wing idea" - Dennis Prager

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren Bennis

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren G. Bennis

"If you have no agenda of your own, life will work according to its agenda. Your personal agenda is taking you further and further away from that." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Taking responsibility and having faith in your own judgment will help you make good choices and decisions at the end of your pet's life." - Jon Katz

"Don't blame anyone or anything for your situation or problems. When you do that, you are saying that you are powerless over your own life-which is utter crap. An empowering step to reclaiming your life is taking responsibility." - Jillian Michaels

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life." - William Blake

"Freedom is taking control of the rudder of your life." - Yukito Kishiro

"Ballet is pure and demands that you serve something larger than yourself, whether it be beauty or art, or a combination of both. It requires discipline, taking care of yourself, taking care of your own body first. Then it allows you to give of that beauty, the beauty that you acquire by sculpting your own body all your life." - Peter Martins

"Taking control of your own creation, you can ultimately affect your future." - Dee Wallace

"You have to make your own family, your own life." - Francesca Lia Block

"Breathing, according to me, corresponds to taking charge of one's own life." - Luce Irigaray

"Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else." - Flip Wilson

"Taking the future in your own hands has a fantastic psychological impact." - Aleqa Hammond

"What's much harder is taking on people in your own community." - Jonathan Shapiro

"If you are not taking responsibility for your state of consciousness, you are not taking responsibility for life." - Eckhart Tolle

"What's taking place during stress is actually much simpler than a transaction between stressful life events and you. There aren't two parties involved in stress. There is only one - your own mind." - Andrew J Bernstein

"Don't make your own life your project in your own life: total waste of time." - Lorrie Moore

"Don't be absent from your own life." - Jessica Lange

"Freedom is control in your own life." - Willie Nelson

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"I was interested in the ways we can write biography. When you're first starting to write about your own life it feels so shapeless because you don't know how to make your own story cohesive. How do I pluck a story out of the entirety of what it means to be alive. It occurred to me recently that when you're telling a story about your own life, rather than taking a chunk, you're kinda like lifting a thread from a loom." - Sarah Gerard

"Being an artist is not exactly the most universally respected, or secure thing to do with your life. It can be frightening and you can feel that you're taking a lot of risks just with your own life, and your family's security. But the rewards outweigh those things." - Joan Osborne

"Getting fit is a political act - you are taking charge of your life." - Jane Fonda

"Taking refuge means that you align and orient your life toward Buddha's example and toward enlightenment." - Reb Anderson

"Taking a digital holiday is a great way to start bringing balance back into your life." - Ian K Smith

"NOTHING is worth hurting yourself over. NOTHING is worth taking your life over, DO YOU UNDERSTAND?!" - Gerard Way

"If your life is free of failures, you're not taking enough risks." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Does taking the life of the perpetrator return your mom? No." - Desmond Tutu

"Be your own teacher. Let life write your textbook" - Richie Sambora

"Make your own recovery the first priority in your life." - Robin Norwood

"I'm working on my own life story. I don't mean I'm putting it together; no, I'm taking it apart." - Margaret Atwood

"As a woman you are better off in life earning your own money. You couldn't prevent your husband from leaving you or taking another wife, but you could have some of your dignity if you didn't have to beg him for financial support." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"Optimism sprouts from the knowledge that you are in control of your own life, not your past and not those around you. Part of being in control is taking responsibility for how you feel. This means not just admitting to uncomfortable feelings but then examining your circumstances to see what can be done to change these feelings at the source." - Augusten Burroughs

"Life changes when you have a child, when you have your own family. You become more careful about what you do. You're not going to be out late, going out to clubs, hanging out with your friends. You're going to be at home, taking care of your daughter, playing with her." - Paul Pierce

"You must take risks, both with your own money or with borrowed money. Risk taking is essential to business growth." - J Paul Getty

"If you want something, if you take it for your own, you'll always be taking it from someone else." - Lauren Oliver

"Taking one step, doing one thing every day that will get you closer to your own financial dream." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it's a better something." - Moon Unit Zappa

"True freedom requires taking responsibility for your own life. That frightens the hell out of too many people. They prefer to have Big Brother holding a safety net for them, and they'll sell their own birthright and their children's as well to keep it." - F. Paul Wilson

"Peak performance begins with your taking complete responsibility for your life and everything that happens to you." - Brian Tracy

"Move every day. Like taking a shower and brushing your teeth. Make it a part of your everyday life." - Randy Jackson

"Life is a movie, pick your own role, Climb your own ladder or you dig your own hole." - J Cole

"God would love to piece together the shattered fragments of your life. But He is waiting ... graciously waiting until the time is right. Until you are tired of the life you are living ... until you see it for what it really is. Until you are weary of coping ... of taking charge of your own life ... until you realize the mess you are making of it. Until you recognize your need for Him ... He's waiting." - Charles R Swindoll

"By taking elements you observe in life, you can develop qualities in your acting life that you don't ordinarily call upon in your personal life." - Stella Adler

"Reading changes your life. Reading unlocks worlds unknown or forgotten, taking travelers around the world and through time. Reading helps you escape the confines of school and pursue your own education. Through characters - the saints and the sinners, real or imagined - reading shows you how to be a better human being." - Donalyn Miller

"'Activate Your Goodness' explains how we all have a stake in our collective future, each and every person in their own unique way. As I see it, it is all about personally taking responsibility for our actions, and fully realizing that by thinking good, speaking good and doing good, you can find your place in life." - Shari Arison

"In creating the strange milieu in which your story takes place, you must first understand as well as you possibly can the familiar milieu in which your own life is taking place. Until you have examined and comprehended the world around you, you can't possibly create a complex and believable imaginary world." - Orson Scott Card

"What changes your life is not learning more. What changes your life is making decisions & using your personal power & taking action." - Tony Robbins

"Faking your own death is illegal, yet faking your own life is celebrated" - Dean Cavanagh

"You need to write on your own and produce your own life." - Courtney Love

"Writing the story of your own life is a bit like drilling your own teeth." - Gloria Swanson

"Life is about making your own happiness - and living by your own rules." - Aimee Mullins

"You cannot fully understand your own life without knowing and thinking beyond your life, your own neighborhood, and even your own nation." - Johnnetta B. Cole

"You cannot fully understand your own life without knowing and thinking beyond your life, your own neighborhood, and even your own nation." - Johnnetta Cole

"Blaze your own trail in life. Make your own choices and make your own mistakes. It's the only way you'll find your own happiness, not someone else's." - M. Leighton

"Life is the movie you see through your own eyes." - Denis Waitley

"If you don't run your own life, somebody else will." - John Atkinson Grimshaw

"Assume responsibility for the quality of your own life" - Norman Cousins

"The life you save may very well be your own." - Flannery O'Connor

"You are the architect of your own life." - Henry Thomas Hamblin

"In this life, you have to be your own hero." - Jeanette Winterson

"Authenticity means to be the author of your own life." - Tom Shadyac

"Be the hero of your own life story." - Gerard Butler

"Life reflects your own thoughts back to you." - Napoleon Hill

"You can be the lead in your own life." - Kerry Washington

"In life, people will take you at your own reckoning." - Isaac Asimov

"Remember, vote for life. It may be your own." - Mother Angelica

"Make your own path in life when there is none!" - Angela Rockwood

"You can't divorce yourself from your own life experiences." - Brett Morgen

"Become an ambassador of peace in your own life." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Sometimes it's hard to face your" - Jon Stewart

"Have your own life before you become somebody's wife." - Beyonce Knowles

"You don't need an invitation to your own life." - Sarah

"If you don't run your own life, somebody else will." - John Atkinson

"You can put anything into words, except your own life." - Max Frisch

"Whether for life or death, do your own work well." - John Ruskin

"Talk about life - but in your own way." - Howard Pyle

"Take responsibility for making your own life beautiful." - Timothy Leary

"Doing what you're afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that- that's what life is." - Amy Poehler

"I mean, who wants to trudge through life, doing everything just right? Taking no chances means wasting your dreams." - Ellen Hopkins

"There's something very romantic about self-destruction and sabotaging your life, and taking a hammer to it." - Gerard Way

"The key is taking responsibility and initiative, deciding what your life is about and prioritizing your life around the most important things." - Stephen Covey

"Take action. Every story you've ever connected with, every leader you've ever admired, every puny little thing that you've ever accomplished is the result of taking action. You have a choice. You can either be a passive victim of circumstance or you can be the active hero of your own life." - Bradley Whitford

"I honestly think vulnerability is a beautiful thing: it's tenderness, authenticity, and risk-taking. It means you're living a life where the stakes are high and you are continuing to push your own boundaries and learn new things. It keeps you flexible and young." - Jaime Murray

"We must not concentrate overmuch upon our feelings. Do not spend too much time feeling your own pulse taking your own spiritual temperature, do not spend too much time analyzing your feelings. That is the high road to morbidity." - Martyn

"Success is nothing more than living your life according to your own truth and your own terms." - Robin S. Sharma

"Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"You create your own life and your work. Give us your best." - Leonard Nimoy

"Being rich is living life on your own terms - according to your possibilities, not your limitations." - Paul McKenna

"Never ask for approval in your work. Life is your own, inspiration is your own, you create alone, and the results are your own - and that's good enough." - David Luiz

"If you leave the pool you have dug for yourself and go out into the river of life then life has an astonishing way of taking care of you, because then there is no taking care on your part." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"People can glum onto all sorts of things. And some might use this in that way instead of taking personal responsibility for their lives. But if you discover the addiction is not all your own, you can ask, "Do I want to drink or smoke on behalf of Uncle Fred? Or do I realize I need to get rid of Uncle Fred and live my own life."" - Robert Moss

"But when I found out that Jamey Rodemeyer had made an It Gets Better video only months before taking his own life, I felt indescribable despair." - Zachary Quinto

"Dear semi hot girl taking photos on a boat. It's not your boat so stop acting like you own it. You drive a used Civic." - Dane Cook

"Work very very hard. This business is no joke. Make sure you know what you want or you might be taking someone else's view instead of your own." - Zoe Cassavetes

"Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential." - Warren G. Bennis

"Teaching writing over the years intrudes on your own writing in important ways, taking away some of the excitement of poetry." - Robert Morgan

"I think if you're not willing to wear your own clothes, you're doing something wrong. If you're not wearing your own line, you're taking all the fun out of it." - Lauren Conrad

"Ignore the negativity in your life. Right now I'm taking bullets for other people and sometimes in life that's where courage comes from." - Cady Groves

"Your heart grows by giving out, but your mind grows by taking in; and both are necessary to a happy and balanced life of service." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"?Life is a series of highs and lows. The trick is to tip the balance in your favor by following your heart and taking some risks." - John Avery

"It's like taking over This Is Your Life from Eamonn Andrews - you just open your mouth and hope you sound like yourself. That's all you can possibly do." - Michael Aspel

"The feeling of your baby taking nourishment from your body for the first time is amazing, and it remains the most touching moment of my life." - Laura Schlessinger

"Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously." - Bill Hicks

"Abortion is the taking of a life." - Mary Calderone

"Champion the right to be yourself; dare to be different and to set your own pattern, live your own life, and follow your own star." - Wilferd Peterson

"Taking no chances means wasting your dreams.." - Ellen Hopkins

"You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not." - Isabel Allende

"If you let fear take hold, if you let it own you, your life ceases to be your own." - Blake Crouch

"Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live." - Anne Sweeney

"The freedom of America is the freedom to live your own life and take your own chances." - Thomas Sowell

"The older you get, the more you fight for your own identity and start to live your own life." - Tia Mowry

"Did you ever realize you have more opinions about my life than your own life?" - Nicholas Sparks

"You only get one chance at life, not two! Don't joke around with your own life." - Dohee

"You define your own life. Don't let other people write your script." - Oprah Winfrey

"Peel your own image from the mirror. Sit. Feast on your life." - Derek Walcott

"Do you want to trust your life in God's pocket or keep it in your own?" - Billy Graham

"Live your life in your own unique way and be true to yourself" - Josei Toda

"There is only one success,... to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley

"Make something new with your life, with your own mind and hands.'" - Hannu Rajaniemi

"You cannot fulfil God's purposes for your life while focusing on your own plans." - Rick Warren

"Whether your life is happy or not is your own choice." - Nick Vujicic

"Parenting is a constant struggle between making your kids life better and ruining your own." - Willie Robertson

"Remember, you are co-creating your life with the energy of your own intentions." - Oprah Winfrey

"Whatever your secret, live your own truth; life is too short." - Oprah Winfrey

"When you realize your own magnificence, you will only attract magnificence into your life." - Anita Moorjani

"Your life has little purpose if you are separate from your own knowledge within." - John de Ruiter

"It is imperative to base your life on yourself, to take responsibility for your own happiness." - Josei Toda

"Exercising adaptive leadership is about giving meaning to your life beyond your own ambition." - Ronald A. Heifetz

"Your most important asset is the conscious control of your own life." - Eric Butterworth

"Whatever it is that you do in your life, you're your own guide." - Mariel Hemingway

"Peel your own image from the mirror. Sit. Feast on your life." - Derek Walcott

"Perhaps loving something is the only starting place there is for making your life your own." - Alice Koller

"Only you can judge your life. You have to live up to your own expectations." - Wolfgang Puck

"You just have to do your own thing, no matter what anyone says. It's your life." - Ethan Embry

"The worst bullies you will ever encounter in your life are your own thoughts." - Bryant H Mcgill

"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley

"It's a little bit annoying, because it feels like everybody's taking the power away from you. Everybody's taking your adult life away from you. On one level, I used to resent it." - Mara Wilson

"Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life? What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?" - Eric Allen

"Someone might steal your childhood, but they can't steal your will. There is a point where you're given the opportunity in life to stop blaming everyone else and start taking responsibility for your life." - Buck Brannaman

"Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life? What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?" - Eric Allenbaugh

"As your act of dedication in this world you must finally surrender your own life to a life of service." - Reshad Feild

"Sometimes you have to keep things very close to your own chest in your life, or this life." - Mary Crown Princess Of D

"The person who kills for fun is announcing that, could he get away with it, he'd kill you for fun. may be of no consequence to anyone else but is invaluable to you because it's the only one you've got. Exactly the same is true of each individual deer, hare, rabbit, fox, fish, pheasant and butterfly. Humans should enjoy their own lives, not taking others'." - Brigid Brophy

"Without him (Jean-Christophe) I would never have understood the splendour of taking free andindependent action as an individual. Up until this stolen encounter with brains had been incapable of graspingthe notion of one man standing up against the whole world...................To me it was the ultimate book: once youhad read it, neither your own life nor the world you lived in would ever look the same." - Sijie Dai

"Playing the part of a charitable soul was only for those who were afraid of taking a stand in life. It is always far easier to have faith in your own goodness than to confront others and fight for your rights. It is always easier to hear an insult and not retaliate than have the courage to fight back against someone stronger than yourself; we can always say we're not hurt by the stones others throw at us, and it's only at night - when we're alone and our wife or our husband or our school friend is asleep - that we can silently grieve over our own cowardice." - Paulo Coelho

"If you're not living a life on the edge you're taking up too much space! ... You learn the most when you're out of your comfort zone!" - Jim Whittaker

"You and you alone are responsible for taking actions to create the life of your dreams. Nobody else can (or will) do it for you." - Jack Canfield



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