getting to the root of the matter

November 24th, 2009

TheThinkMovement.com by j. sakiya sandifer

“Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.”

- fellow thinker
Abraham Joshua Heschel,
from The Insecurity of Freedom: Essays on Human Existence, 1967

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  • 1. mo  |  November 25th, 2009 at 12:26 PM

    this applies perfectly to a conversation i was just having with a friend, thanks

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