self-delight quotes

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Mere dreams, mere dreams! Yet Homer had not sung
Had he not found it certain beyond dreams
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Love seeketh only self to please,
To bind another to its delight,
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Self-love makes our friends appear more or less deserving in proportion to the delight we take in them, and the measures by which ...
But all its chief delight was still
On Roses thus its self to fill:
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The particular source of frustration of women observing their own self-study and measuring their worth as women by the distance th ...
Their manners, speech, dress, friendships,--the freshness and candor of their physiognomy--the picturesque looseness of their carr ...
I am looking over Self Control again, & my opinion is
confirmed of its being an excellently-meant, elegantly-written
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My delight and thy delight
Walking, like two angels white,
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discr ...
Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception. The tricks that work on others count ...
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