27 Quotes About Self-love

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Supreme and abiding self-love is a very dwarfish affection, but a giant evil.
- Richard Cecil
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The labor of self-love is a heavy one indeed. Think whether much of your sorrow has not arisen from someone speaking slightingly of you. As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal, how can you hope to find inward peace.
- A. W. Tozer
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The Christian on his knees sees more than the philosopher on tiptoe. God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Self-love vitiates all relationships. Diotrephes (3 John 9-10) slandered (the Apostle) John, cold-shouldered the missionaries and excommunicated loyal believers-all because he loved himself and wanted to have pre-eminence. Personal vanity still lies at the root of most dissensions in every local church today.
- John Stott
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Self-pity, self-love, fear of suffering, withdrawal from the cross: these are some of the manifestations of the soul life, for its prime motivation is the self-preservation. It is exceedingly reluctant to endure any loss.
- Watchman Nee
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We have within us a self that has its poison from Satan--from hell--and yet we cherish and nourish it. What do we not do to please self and nourish self--and we make the devil within us strong. ... Look at your own life. What are the works of hell? They are chiefly these three: self-will, self-trust, and self-exaltation.
- Andrew Murray
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Self-love is, no doubt, the usual foundation of human jealousy...the fear lest another should by any means supplant us.
- Charles Spurgeon
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There is an old joke that went around - it goes, in the beginning God made man in His own image, and since the fall, man has been seeking to return the compliment.
- Alistair Begg
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It is this unquiet self-love that renders us so sensitive. The sick man, who sleeps ill, thinks the night long. We exaggerate, from cowardice, all the evils which we encounter; they are great, but our sensibility increases them.
- Francois Fenelon
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God, harden me against myself!
- Amy Carmichael
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God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The Christian on his knees sees more than the philosopher on tiptoe. God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Oh, thrice fools are we, who like new-born princes weeping in the cradle, know not that there is a kingdom before them; then, let our Lord's sweet hand square us, and hammer us, and strike off the knots of pride, self-love, and world-worship, and infidelity, that He may make us stones and pillars in His Father's house.
- Samuel Rutherford
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The pampering of the flesh, is the quenching of God's spirit.
- Thomas Watson
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We have within us a self that has its poison from Satan--from hell--and yet we cherish and nourish it. What do we not do to please self and nourish self--and we make the devil within us strong. ... Look at your own life. What are the works of hell? They are chiefly these three: self-will, self-trust, and self-exaltation.
- Andrew Murray
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The sad truth is that among today's evangelicals it is not loving and esteeming God but self-love and self-esteem that are presented as the pressing need!
- Dave Hunt
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God's people must not love their soul life even to the point of death. Unless self-love or self-pity is committed to the cross they shall surely be defeated by the adversary.
- Watchman Nee
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For human beings self-worship is the worst sin, for God it is the epitome of His righteousness. The Unity of the Bible
- Daniel Fuller
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I make myself, in a host of ways, the center of the universe.
- William Temple
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The very thought that he could entice the Lord, his Creator, to "fall down and worship" him (Matthew 4:9) demonstrates not only his egotistic ambition but also just how self-absorbed and self-deceived he is. This is a major trait of humanity as well.
- T.A. McMahon
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[The] humanistic cornerstone of self-love has become a new doctrine within evangelical Christianity, taught from many of the most popular pulpits. Sermons more often than not quote psychologists and teach their unbiblical psychological concepts for credibility.
- T.A. McMahon
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Self-love may lead us to prayers, but love to God excites us to praises.
- Thomas Manton
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We have within us a self that has its poison from Satan--from hell--and yet we cherish and nourish it. What do we not do to please self and nourish self--and we make the devil within us strong. ... Look at your own life. What are the works of hell? They are chiefly these three: self-will, self-trust, and self-exaltation.
- Andrew Murray
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He who begins by seeking God within himself may end by confusing himself with God.
- B.B. Warfield
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The world's smallest package is a man wrapped up in himself.
- Chuck Swindoll
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