43 Quotes About Being Yourself


Finding your personal freedom can be one of the most difficult things you achieve in life. These quotes about being yourself highlight the blessing and benefit of just letting go.

“About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.”

“Be yourself, don’t take anything from anyone, and never let them take you alive.”

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.”

“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”

“I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.”

“I will not hide my tastes or aversions. I will so trust that what is deep is holy, that I will do strongly before the sun and moon whatever only rejoices me, and the heart appoints.”

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

“There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.”

“You are not a bad person because you are gay. You are you because you are you and you were meant to be you so be you proudly.”

“You cannot change what you are, only what you do.”

“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.”

“A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.”

“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”

“Be stupid, be dumb, be funny, if that’s who you are. Don’t try to be someone that society wants you to be; that’s stupid. So be yourself.”

“Be yourself, but always your better self.”

“Be yourself. You’re okay. And it really doesn’t matter what other people think.”

“Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.”

“Don’t be afraid to be awesome. Sometimes being weird and different is good. When you think you’re working hard, there is always someone else working harder, so always be yourself and know your stuff.”

“Don’t try to impress people. Always be yourself!”

“Don’t worry about what the people say; be yourself, say what you want to say with respect.”

“Don’t worry what people say or what people think. Be yourself.”

“Faithless To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

“Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is.”

“I just want to show people that the best thing you could ever do for yourself is be yourself.”

“I think you have to be what you are. Don’t try to be somebody else. You have to be yourself at all times.”

“Just be yourself. As an actor, you pretend all day – that’s what the job calls for. So, when it comes to my personal life, a woman who keeps it real is a breath of fresh air.”

“Just be yourself. Be honest, work towards a goal, and you’ll achieve it.”

“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.”

“Some people like you, some people don’t. In the end you just have to be yourself.”

“The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.”

“The essential lesson I’ve learned in life is to just be yourself. Treasure the magnificent being that you are and recognize first and foremost you’re not here as a human being only. You’re a spiritual being having a human experience.”

“The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.”

“The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.”

“They can’t scare me, if I scare them first.”

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

“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.”

“You can’t deny who you are, so you might as well be yourself in the most authentic way.”

“You don’t worry about being liked. You have to be yourself.”

“You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.”

“You need to love yourself and be yourself one hundred percent before you can actually love someone else.”

Being yourself requires an amount of effort and comfortability to exist in order to be successful.

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