People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.
~ Oliver Goldsmith
Let him who would move the world, first move himself.
The greatest thing in the world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
~ Ann Landers
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility is being superior to your former self.
~ Ernest Hemingway
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
~ Aldous Huxley
Let your past make you better, not bitter.