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)
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
(November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778)
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets
Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.