Being Yourself Quotes, Sayings about originality - Page 2
The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow.
- Charles R. Brown
We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.
- André Berthiaume
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
- Anne Morrow
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
- Desiderius Erasmus
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
- Samuel Johnson
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
- Homer J Simpson
You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.
- Irene C. Kassorla
A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.
- Shirley Maclaine
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
- David Carradine
I do not care if anyone does not like me. I am not put on earth to please anyone.
Individuality is considered a mans greatest asset, but a man without a personality should not be considered an Individual.
I am, I shall, I do be true to myself.
Originality is a by product of sincerity.
- Marianne Moore
Learn to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?
- Fanny Brice
Man would be “otherwise.” That’s the essence of the specifically human.
- Antonio Machado
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
- Julius Charles
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
- Michel Eyquem
All the mistakes I make arise from forsaking my own station and trying to see the object from another person’s point of view.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most people are other people.Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
- Oscar Wilde
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.
- Harvey Fierstein
No creature is fully itself till it is, like the dandelion, opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun, the entire living cosmos.
- D.H. Lawrence
You are a time millionaire for a rich life invest wisely.
- Richard Andrews
The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.
- Evan Esar
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
I am myself and what is around me, and if I do not save it, it shall not save me.
- Jose Ortega Gasset
When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
- Zig Ziglar
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do.
- Eric Hoffer
I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.
- Shirley MacLaine
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
“Be yourself” is about the worst advice you can give some people.
- Tom Masson
Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
- John Morley
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere.
- Ronald Reagan
Individualism is rather like innocence: There must be something unconscious about it.
- Louis Kronenberger
I’d like to think the best of me was still hiding up in my sleeve.
- John Mayer