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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves. - Hugo, Victor

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

There is a voice inside which speaks and says: 'This is the real me!'

William James (1842-1910) American philosopher and psychologist.

He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

Be that self which one truly is. - Kierkegaard, Soren

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) Danish philosopher and writer.


It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) Protestant preacher and author.

Self-love, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.

Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.

Saint Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274) Foremost philosopher and theologian of the Roman C

Our first and last love is... self-love. - Bovee, Christian Nevell

Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904) American author y lawyer.