Always be you, never be someone else; don't pretend to
like something that you don't; don't consider anyone a friend
who you can't be yourself around; live your life as who you are
not who you think others want you to be like.
Nobody is so miserable as he who longs to be somebody
and something other than the person he is in body and mind.
Understanding that your success or failure is not you and you are
not your success or failure will allow you to move through your days with
less stress, more fulfillment and a serenity that you may never
have experienced before.
Cary David Richards, The Happiness Habit
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, Socially Accepted
Words of Encouragement
If you peg your identity to the things you do, you are facing
a never-ending cycle of identity evaluation.
Janeen Latini, Love to Lead. Lead to Love
Being Someone Else
If you're able to be yourself, then you have no competition.
All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.
My sisters know me. The essential me. The authentic me. The me I am
when no one else is looking or listening,
stripped bare of the labels and judgments and expectations and
accoutrements of life.
Colleen Sell, A Cup of Comfort for Sisters: Stories that celebrate the special bonds of sisterhood
My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am and give
my fans music they will enjoy for a lifetime.
When we try to change ourselves because we think someone
else will like us more, we just fool ourselves. When we are true to
ourselves, we feel free, liberated from
the changes of doubt and fear. We must be true to ourselves,
and peace will flow.
If you're tired of trying to be something you're not, then be yourself.
Once you realize that you are beautiful just the way you are, you can
begin to find freedom in your life and learn to look past the pictures of
what the world wants you to be."
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents.
To not be like your friends. To be yourself.
To cut yourself out of stone."
Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
Funny Quotes about Life
You have done it by being yourself. Perhaps that is what being a friend
means, after all.
Best Friends Poem
Be grateful for all you can do.
Most people are mirror people. They only reflect how others treat them.
Be a flashlight person and always shine no matter what.
While your parent’s behaviors and attitudes were influential
in your development, they do not have to continue to impact you.
You can overcome the negative impact and become the person
you want to be.
Nina W. Brown, Children of the Aging Self-Absorbed: A Guide to Coping with Difficult, Narcissistic Parents and Grandparents
Quotes about Overcoming
Perhaps the best way to achieve freedom in your life is
to remember this guideline: Never place TOTAL reliance in anyone
other than yourself when it comes to guiding your own life.
Wayne Dyer, Pulling Your Own Strings: Dynamic Techniques for Dealing with Other People and Living Your Life As You Choose
The more secure he became in who he was, the less he was
threatened by who they were.
To Bee or Not to Bee
The greatest service you can offer the world is to be your own authentic,
weird and eccentric self.
Michael Hetherington, 108 Paths to Peace
Self-improvement isn't about trying to become someone you're not;
it's about becoming the best version of yourself.
T. H. Russo, How To Tell Someone You Love Them (And Why You Should Do It)
Thoughts on Personal Development
Just be yourself, hold true to yourself, your dreams and ambitions.
Patrick Rahn, Mindset of Success
In short, who cares! Be yourself, enjoy who you are.
We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
But it's never fun to pretend you're someone else, and it's impossible to
feel normal - because there's no such thing! Every single one of us is
Audrey Meisner, Like Yourself, Love Your Life: Overcome Big Mistakes and Celebrate Your True Beauty
Living by your core values has these benefits:
It gives you permission to be yourself.
James O'Donnell; Rayne Hall, Mental Strength
Success and Value
Be yourself and become aware of when your primitive mind
chooses the wrong path or action.
Edmund Ronen, Unlock Your Inner Achiever
At interview, be yourself, but the best half of yourself.
Giving Our Best
The moment you start prioritizing your inner soul you will notice
that you accept yourself for the way you are and you will be at ease.
Domenico Mazza, How to Find Your Passion
You cannot love yourself if you do not accept yourself as you are.
Angelina Talpa, Love Yourself
Be yourself and try to make all the things possible in your life
that are leading towards a satisfied you.
Adam Green, Greatest Life Lessons, Observations and Motivational Quotes from Bill Gates
Let go of judging others and yourself. Your life will get easier.
You'll like yourself more.
Emma Wright, Feel Good Friday
Quotes about Life
You are ok. You are, in fact, more than that! You are worthwhile!
You are worth it! YOU are worthy! Even when you do not feel like it,
you are! Be strong and courageous! We all have a different journey,
and each journey is unique! Your journey is uniquely beautifully YOURS!
Ashley Howard Nelson
Quotes about Being Strong
I never can hide myself from me; I see what others may never see;
I know what others may never know, I never can fool myself and so,
whatever happens I want to be self respecting and conscience free.
Edgar A Guest, Myself
The only acceptance you really need is the acceptance of yourself.
Dr. Lauren Cunning, Hardwiring Happiness: 26 Ways to be a Happy Person
When you can be yourself, you allow others to be themselves.
Corey Gladwell, The Human Experience
By being gentle with and taking care of ourselves,
we will discover that our first and foremost contribution to the
planet is just that: our selves.
Pat Hanson, Invisible Grandparenting
Going out with people who enjoy being the center of attention,
will allow you to be yourself and enjoy your time in your own way.
There is no weight on your shoulders to act like an extrovert.
Eric Christian, Introvert
Relaxation helps you to be yourself while letting your personality
do the interaction.
Dan Miller, Self Confidence for Teens
Fully accepting, loving, and being yourself allows you to be 100% authentic.
This means being fully responsible for yourself.
John Felitto, The 90-Day Game
You be you. Don't be your parents or grandparents. You can admire them,
appreciate them, and learn from them. But you cannot be them.
You aren't them.
Max Lucado, God Is With You Every Day
Knowing yourself is obviously helpful towards being yourself.
When we know our true self we are less likely to be persuaded to be
someone we are not.
Joshua Osenga, 12 years a Cubicle Slave: How to Find the Perfect Balance between work and play
...the path to great confidence is not in becoming invincible, flawless, and
seemingly perfect. But rather, it is in embracing your humanity, in all its
messy glory and tender vulnerability.
Dr Aziz Gazipura PsyD, The Art of Extraordinary Confidence: Your Ultimate Path To Love, Wealth, and Freedom
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thank you for being yourself. My worst nightmare has always been to
wake up one day and find out that I don't know you.
Cess Gichuhi, Letters and Poems for the Soul
Take your time and remember that you are a good mom. Define yourself as
who you are. Being a mom may drain all the aspect of your humanity
but always keep in mind that you are emptied to be filled again by God,
by your spouse and by your children because you will always be that
Melony Buenger, Take the Time: You Are a Good Mom
Don't change because you think others want you to. Any changes you
make in your life
should be because you want to change yourself for the better.
For lasting changes to occur you must have a passion within yourself.
When you begin embracing your uniqueness, people will also start accepting
you for who you are. There's no need for you to try to fit in, because people
will see how special you are, if you let them see it.
Jennifer N. Smith, Self-Love: It Starts with Self-Love
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Are You Really Who You Are
Don't compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility
for doing the creative best you can with your own life."
Galatians 6:4–5 MSG
Words of Faith
"When we compare ourselves to others, it's easy to come up short, because few things are equal."
Waiting for Jack
People who fail usually do so not because they are unable to handle
an outward situation - it is the inner or mental conflict that defeats them.
You must see yourself as you
really are and deal with yourself on that honest basis.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
Norman Vincent Peale Quotes
We must be our own before we can be another's.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
Be who you are. Give yourself the O.K. to break the mold and
exercise your God-given freedom.
Charles R. Swindoll, Encouragement for Life: Words of Hope and Inspiration
You cannot look to other people to make you feel loved or even happy.
Accept yourself exactly as you are...
flaws and all.
Amber Rain, Happiness: How to Stop Feeling Depressed, Hopeless, Lonely, Sad and Be Happy
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.