concept

Being Yourself Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about being yourself
  1. #1
    “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.”
  2. #2
    Although it’s good to try new things and to keep an open mind, it’s also extremely important to stay true to who you really are.
  3. #3
    “Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for.”
  4. #4
    Underneath my outside face, There’s a face that none can see. A little less smiley, A little less sure, But a whole lot more like me.
  5. #5
    “If you don’t get out there and define yourself, you’ll be quickly and inaccurately defined by others.”
  6. #6
    “You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.”
  7. #7
    “Belonging so fully to yourself that you’re willing to stand alone is a wilderness--an untamed, unpredictable place of solitude and searching. It is a place as dangerous as it is breathtaking, a place as sought after as it is feared...it turns out to be the place of true belonging, and it’s the bravest and most sacred place you will ever stand. ”
  8. #8
    “Envy is ignorance,
    Imitation is Suicide.”
  9. #9
    “Build therefore your own world.”
  10. #10
    “What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what the people think.”
  11. #11
    “You will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.”
  12. #12
    “Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.”
  13. #13
    “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”
  14. #14
    “Why don’t you just be yourself? … No one can help but admire your spirit.”
  15. #15
    “It is one light which beams out of a thousand stars. It is one soul which animates all men.”
  16. #16
    No teacher, preacher, parent, friend or wise man can decide what’s right for you – just listen to The voice that speaks inside.
  17. #17
    “Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.”
  18. #18
    “Don’t think about who they are. Think about who you are and what sacrifices you can live with and what will break you.”
  19. #19
    “Thanks, but I’d rather stay an Eeyore.”
  20. #20
    “Maybe I don’t like being different,” Meg said. “but I don’t want to be like everybody else, either.”
Book Lists › vehicles
Children's Books About Vehicles
Book Lists › female role models
Children's Books About Female Role Models
Join Our Kids Book Club
Learn More