Ataraxy Quotes

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1. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”

Tags : Ataraxy Be Yourself Confidence Fitting In Individuality Those Who Matter

2. “You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

Tags : Ataraxy Inner Strength Inspiration Self Control Strength
Source : Meditations

3. “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

Tags : Ataraxy Defiance Empowerment Independence Individuality Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Jane Eyre

4. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.”

Tags : Ataraxy Be Yourself Integrity Self Reliance Self Respect
Author : Lao Tzu
Source : Tao Te Ching

5. “‎Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses, cuz we were born this way bitch!”

Tags : Ataraxy Be Yourself
Author : Lady Gaga

6. “The best fighter is never angry.”

Tags : Anger Anger Management Ataraxy Bushido Inner Peace Martial Arts Self Control Serenity Warrior Ethos Warriorship
Author : Lao Tzu

7. “If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,But make allowance for their doubting too;If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,Or being lied about, don't deal in lies,Or being hated, don't give way to hating,And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wiseIf you can dream - and not make dreams your master;If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim;If you can meet with Triumph and DisasterAnd treat those two impostors just the same;If you can bear to hear the truth you've spokenTwisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out toolsIf you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,And lose, and start again at your beginningsAnd never breathe a word about your loss;If you can force your heart and nerve and sinewTo serve your turn long after they are gone,And so hold on when there is nothing in youExcept the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch,If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,If all men count with you, but none too much;If you can fill the unforgiving minuteWith sixty seconds' worth of distance run,Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!”

Tags : Ataraxy Inspirational Life Manhood Moral Courage Perseverance
Source : If: A Father's Advice to His Son

8. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

Tags : Ataraxy Independence Individuality Inspirational Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : The Complete Essays

9. “As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are - what others say is irrelevant.”

Tags : Ataraxy Self Confidence Self Esteem Self Worth
Author : Nic Sheff

10. “Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it...Don't allow his anger to become your anger.”

Tags : Anger Anger Management Ataraxy Bushido Inner Peace Inspirational Life Life Experience Life Lessons Martial Arts Motivational Self Control Serenity Warrior Ethos Warriors Warriorship Wisdom
Author : Bohdi Sanders
Source : Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior

11. “Nothing external to you has any power over you.”

Tags : Ataraxy Inner Peace

12. “If you can keep your head when all about youAre losing theirs and blaming it on you,If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,But make allowance for their doubting too;!”

Tags : Advice Ataraxy Coming Of Age Fathers And Sons Philosophical
Source : If: A Father's Advice to His Son

13. “Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”

Tags : Ataraxy Inner Peace
Source : Letters of Thomas Jefferson

14. “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”

Tags : Ataraxy Self Esteem
Author : Brigham Young

15. “In yourself right now is all the place you've got.”

Tags : Ataraxy Empowerment Independence Individuality Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Wise Blood

16. “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.”

Tags : Ataraxy Independence Individuality Retire Self Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Meditations

17. “I will not hide my tastes or aversions. I will so trust that what is deep is holy, that I will do strongly before the sun and moon whatever only rejoices me, and the heart appoints”

Tags : Ataraxy Be Yourself Oath Self Assuredness

18. “Phoebe Marks was a person who never lost her individuality. Silent and self-contained, she seemed to hold herself within herself, and take no colour from the outer world.”

Tags : Ataraxy Individuality Reclusiveness Self Containment Self Reliance Self Sufficiency Silence Solitude
Source : Lady Audley's Secret

19. “Oh, Mona, we're all damned fools! Some of us just have more fun with it than others. Loosen up, dear! Don't be so afraid to cry . . . or laugh, for that matter. Laugh all you want and cry all you want and whistle at pretty men in the street and to hell with anybody who thinks you're a damned fool!”

Tags : Advice Ataraxy Self Confidence
Source : More Tales of the City

20. “But now that she had achieved knighthood, and thought and acted as she wanted and decided, for one has to act in this way in order to save this world, she neither noticed nor cared that all the people around her thought she was insane.”

Tags : Ataraxy Self Assuredness Self Esteem
Author : Kathy Acker

21. “Everything started as nothing.”

Tags : Ataraxy Behind Enjoy Life Forgetting Future Give Up Inspirational Letting Go Life Love Quotes Manhood Moral Courage Perseverance Strength Success Quotes Time
Author : Auliq Ice