Being Yourself Quotes and Sayings - Page 12
Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.
– Lord Chesterfield
You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.
– Pearl Bailey
Being yourself is being the person everyone else wants you to be.
I was once afraid of people saying, “Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, “This is who I am.”
– Oprah Winfrey
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
– Dr. Seuss
Folks may call you different, they may say that you can’t win, but it’s not what’s on the outside – It’s what you have within!
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
– Oscar Wilde
I make excuses for everything in my life, I’m not perfect and I’m glad because I think that would make me extremely boring.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
– Oscar Wilde
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
– Desiderius Erasmus
Learn to be what you are, and learn to live with all that you are not.
Only by admitting what we are can we get what we want.
– Petyr Baelish, Game of Thrones
Always be a first- rate version of yourself, instead of a second- rate version of somebody else.
– Judy Garland
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
– William Shakespeare
You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.
This is who I am. Nobody said you had to like it.
If we cannot be ourselves, there is no need for a mirror.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Freedom lies in being yourself.
I never wanted to be different; I just wanted to be me.
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?
– Fanny Brice
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
– Kurt Vonnegut
The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity.
– Boris Pasternak
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
– Herman Melville
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
– George Eliot