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Self-Sabotage Quotes

But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

I have never been contained except I made the prison

Author: Mary Evans (1888-1976)

Profession: British Actress

People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.

Author: Paul Valery (1871-1945)

Profession: French Poet, Essayist