Being Yourself Quotes and Sayings - Page 13
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.
- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
- Samuel Johnson
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.
- Harvey S. Firestone
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
- John Morley
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- E. E. Cummings
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein
We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.
- Andre Berthiaume
Be what you are. This is the first step towards becoming better than you are.
- Julius Charles Hare