Never be afraid to be yourself! These quotes about being yourself will encourage you to let your authentic self shine through for all the world to see.
It can be hard to be yourself. Society, friends, and family often try to pressure us into being someone we’re not. But the harder it is to be ourselves, the more important it becomes.
In a world where social media has made it easier than ever to compare ourselves to others, it can be tough to be our authentic selves. We might feel like we need to put on a persona in order to fit in or stand out. But being yourself is the only way to truly be happy and fulfilled.
These quotes will inspire you to embrace your uniqueness.
Best Quotes About Being Yourself
I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
No other version, no matter how perfect it is, would ever feel better than being your true self.
– Edmond Mbiaka
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.
– Joel Osteen
Why try to be someone you’re not? Life is hard enough without adding impersonation to the skills required.
– Robert Brault
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
– E.E. Cummings
The message is risk, really risk. Be yourself. Create.
– Mary Daly
Be yourself, but always your better self
Be yourself and set the trend. Don’t follow.
There is only one you for all time. Fearlessly be yourself.
– Anthony Rapp
Don’t aspire to be the next somebody else. Be proud and embrace being the first and only you!
– Tammy Ferebee
Don’t worry what people say or what people think. Be yourself.
– Brett Hull
Just enjoy every moment – don’t stress. Just be yourself.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Don’t live somebody else’s life
Be yourself. Create your own unique style.
– Kim Tae-hyung
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Being yourself is all it takes. If you want to impress someone don’t be someone else just be yourself.
– Selena Gomez
To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.
– Dave Pelzer
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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Feeling good and comfortable in your own skin is not a consequence of how much others like you; it’s a consequence of you liking yourself.
Being Yourself Quotes And Sayings
Be yourself. The world worships the original.
– Ingrid Bergman
Be yourself, but always your better self.
– Karl G. Maeser
I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
– Jimi Hendrix
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.
– Brian Tracy
Be everything that you are unapologetically, most of you will find out that you are not just one color, you are a Rainbow.
– Mridula Singh
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
– Kurt Vonnegut
He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
– Raymond Hull
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
– Lao Tzu
You have your own challenges, and you, too, are imperfect. But you are the perfect YOU!
– Nick Vujicic
The more you put yourself in situations that show that you don’t care what people think, the more people will seem to like you because they know you are truly being yourself.
– Joe Casanova
Just be yourself, let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful & magical person that you are.
– Mandy Hale
But to me, to be original is to be yourself.
– Marc Newson
You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
– Louise Hay
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.
– Harold Whitman
When people decide to follow their own path, the journey is sweeter
Keep Being Yourself Sayings
We must be our own before we can be another’s.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
– André Gide
You don’t worry about being liked. You have to be yourself.
– Vince Vaughn
Say what you feel. It’s not being rude, it’s called being real.
The world just wants your authentic truth.
Just be yourself. Be honest, work towards a goal, and you’ll achieve it.
– Emraan Hashmi
You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
– Margaret Mead
Be yourself. It’s really important not to try and be someone else.
– Katelyn Ohashi
It’s good to have people in your life around whom you can be yourself.
– Varun Sharma
Don’t try to impress people. Always be yourself!
– Bella Thorne
Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.
– Suzy Kassem
Remember to always be yourself.
– Joss Whedon
Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.
– John Jakes
Fully accepting, loving, and being yourself allows you to be 100% authentic. This means being fully responsible for yourself.
– John Felitto
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
– L. Hay
Quotes About Myself
Just be yourself, and enjoy the blessings that God’s borne out on you.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
– Oscar Wilde
We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.
– Virginia Satir
The things that make me different are the things that make me.
– Winnie the Pooh
I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
– Johnny Depp
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
– Jim Morrison
I feel that the simplicity of life is just being yourself.
– Bobby Brown
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
I figured out that being yourself isn’t something that just happens. It’s something you create. You have to create yourself.
– The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale
The only way you’re going to get through life, happily, is being yourself.
– Nikki Blonsky
It sounds so simple, but if you just be yourself, you’re different than anyone else.
– Tony Bennett
Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
Break the rules, stand apart, ignore your head, and follow your heart.
– Paula Abdul
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.
– Shannon L. Alder
No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.
– Buckminster Fuller
Being Yourself Quotations
Just because they disagree, doesn’t mean you ain’t right.
– Toba Beta
You eliminate competition by being yourself.
To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
– Julius Charles Hare
You can’t think about things you want to change. Just be yourself.
– Ethan Embry
Be yourself, don’t take anything from anyone, and never let them take you alive.
– Gerard Way
Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.
– St. Catherine of Sienna
True success will come when you have the courage to be yourself.
– Marcela Valladolid
Be yourself. Unapologetically.
What is a friend? I will tell you… it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
– Frank Crane
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
– Lao Tzu
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
– Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.
– Nelson Mandela
If you peg your identity to the things you do, you are facing a never-ending cycle of identity evaluation.
– Janeen Latini
Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.
– Allen Ginsberg
Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.
– Luna Lovegood
Quotes on Being Yourself
Don’t compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.
– Toby Keith
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.
– Bernard M. Maruch
The superior man follows nobody else’s path.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Be happy without comparing yourself to others.
Never forget who you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armour, and it can never be used to hurt you.
– Tyrion Lannister
You have done it by being yourself. Perhaps that is what being a friend means, after all.
– Roy Croft
Take the time to come home to yourself every day.
– Robin Casarjean
You cannot change what you are, only what you do.
– Philip Pullman
Do not try to impress anyone by showing them how worthy you can be, always be yourself and let fate speak for you.
– Deborah Nwakwesili
If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there’s no one like you.
– Marc Newson
You change the world by being yourself.
– Yoko Ono
Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.
– Meg Medina
Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.
– Judy Garland
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