Be yourself, don't take anyone's shit, and never let them take you alive.
I don't like myself, I'm crazy about myself
(August 17, 1892 - November 22, 1980)
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me
W. H. Auden
(February 21, 1907 - September 29, 1973)
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
(April 26, 1564 - April 23, 1616)
Within a mile of our location here, there are 300 restaurants, I mean this is kind of a real, true city.
It's just one of those situations where you get the right players in here that believe in what you're doing. . . . You can pretty much accomplish anything.
One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds.