„Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word.“

Part 5, XXII
Meditations of a Parish Priest (1866)

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„You see it's awfully hard to talk or write about your own stuff because if it is any good you yourself know about how good it is — but if you say so yourself you feel like a shit.“

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

Letter to Malcolm Cowley (17 October 1945); published in Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters 1917–1961 (1981) edited by Carlos Baker

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—  Dale Carnegie, livro How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

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„Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

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„Some day you will know for yourself that it is almost as true to say that one recovers from all things as that there is nothing which does not leave its scar.“

—  Paul Bourget French writer 1852 - 1935

Pierre Fauchery, as quoted by the character "Jules Labarthe"
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Contexto: I had a friend, a companion of my own age, who, when he was twenty, had loved a young girl. He was poor, she was rich. Her family separated them. The girl married some one else and almost immediately afterward she died. My friend lived. Some day you will know for yourself that it is almost as true to say that one recovers from all things as that there is nothing which does not leave its scar. I had been the confidant of his serious passion, and I became the confidant of the various affairs that followed that first ineffaceable disappointment. He felt, he inspired, other loves. He tasted other joys. He endured other sorrows, and yet when we were alone and when we touched upon those confidences that come from the heart's depths, the girl who was the ideal of his twentieth year reappeared in his words. How many times he has said to me, "In others I have always looked for her and as I have never found her, I have never truly loved any one but her."

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„If you persevere in your rancor, you do nothing but keep feeding yourself on poison.“

—  Fausto Cercignani Italian scholar, essayist and poet 1941

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