77 Quotes About Being Yourself To Live Life On Your Terms

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” — John Mason

“Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.” — Julius Charles Hare

“Be yourself. People don’t have to like you, and you don’t have to care.” ― Anonymous

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

“Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person that you are.” ― Mandy Hale

“Don’t compromise yourself – you’re all you have.” ― John Grisham

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” — Bertrand Russell

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain

“The biggest challenge of life is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.” ― Anonymous

“Being true to yourself is better than being a liar.” ― Anonymous

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs

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

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

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

“Don’t ever compare yourself to others. You are not a copy, you are an original. Craft your own individuality and sense of style and just be yourself.” ― Yvonne

“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

“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.” — St. Catherine of Sienna

“Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.” ― Anonymous

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

“Stop letting other people define you, be yourself and be proud of it.” ― Anonymous

“ Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde

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

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” — Bernard Baruch

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

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

“Let yourself be yourself.” ― Anonymous

“No one is you and that is your power.” ― Anonymous

“Be who you are, not who the world wants you to be.” ― Anonymous

“If you peg your identity to the things you do, you are facing a never-ending cycle of identity evaluation.” — Janeen Latini

“Be yourself, but always your better self.” — Karl Maeser

“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

“Just be you, be beautiful and be comfortable in your own skin.” ― Helen Edwards

“Don’t compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.” — Toby Keith

“Just be yourself, let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful & magical person that you are.” — Mandy Hale

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” — Coco Chanel

“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

“Fearlessly be yourself.’ Anthony Rapp

“Follow your own star!” —Dante Alighieri

“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” — Beyoncé

“Just be yourself. Life is too short to be someone else.” ― Anonymous

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.” — Nelson Mandela

“Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.” — Luna Lovegood

“Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” ― Oscar Wilde

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.” ― Lao Tzu

“Just because they disagree, doesn’t mean you ain’t right.” — Toba Beta

“Own who you are.” ― Anonymous

“Where’s your will to be weird?” —Jim Morrison

“When you truly don’t care what anyone thinks of you, you have reached a dangerously awesome level of freedom.” ― Anonymous

“There is only one you for all time. Fearlessly be yourself.” — Anthony Rapp

“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” — L. Hay

“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” — Lao Tzu

“Let go of who you think you need to be and just be who you actually are.” ― Anonymous

“I’ve always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be.” ― Dita Von Teese

“Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.” — Angelina Jolie

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” — Shannon L. Alder

“No other version, no matter how perfect it is, would ever feel better than being your true self.” — Edmond Mbiaka

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” — Brené Brown

“The freedom to be yourself is a gift only you can give yourself. But once you do, no one can take it away.” ― Doe Zantamata

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” — Dolly Parton

“Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs

“Be yourself. That is something you can do better than anyone else. Listen to that inner voice and bravely follow it.” ― Anonymous

“Remember, it’s ok to be yourself.” ― Richard Branson

“Be different; be unique; be yourself.” ― Christina Grimmie

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

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” — Johnny Depp

“In a world where you can be anything, be yourself.” ― Anonymous

“Don’t be afraid, just be yourself.” ― Anonymous

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“I feel that the simplicity of life is just being yourself.” — Bobby Brown

“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” — Rita Mae Brown

“Just be who you want to be, not what others want to see.” ― Anonymous

“Just be yourself, and enjoy the blessings that God’s borne out on you.” — Delilah

“The only way you’re going to get through life, happily, is being yourself.” — Nikki Blonsky

“By being yourself, you put something beautiful into the world that was not there before.” ― Edwin Elliot

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