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Be Yourself Quotes and Sayings

Be Yourself Quotes That Help You Embrace Who You Are

We’ve collected some of be yourself quotes from celebrities in the media and throughout history that will inspire you to truly embrace your beauty.

There are many reasons why people try to hide their truth. Maybe you looked at others and wished you could be like them. Or maybe you believed that you could get what you wanted.

However, the truth is that you cannot be someone else. You are you. You are unique and you don’t have to sacrifice being yourself to achieve what you want.

Being yourself is important because it makes it easier to obtain happiness. It allows you to harness your power and live a fuller life. Although there can be a lot of pressure from the outside world as you try to influence who you are, you should always live life on your terms, not someone else’s.

Be Yourself Quotes

  1. “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
  1. “Be yourself, don’t take anything from anyone, and never let them take you alive.” — Gerard Way
  1. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” — Lao Tzu
  1. “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” — Bruce Lee
  1. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” — Bernard M. Maruch
  1. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “Always be yourself. At the end of the day, that’s all you’ve really got; when you strip everything down, that’s all you’ve got, so always be yourself.” — Al Roker
  1. “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.” — Rita Mae Brown
  1. “Don’t worry what people say or what people think. Be yourself.” — Brett Hull
  1. “Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” — Judy Garland
Be Yourself Quotes
  1. “Just be yourself, and enjoy the blessings that God’s borne out on you.” — Delilah
  1. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” — Maya Angelou
  1. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” — André Gide
  1. “Some people like you, some people don’t. In the end, you just have to be yourself.” — Andres Iniesta
  1. “You, being yourself, unknowingly inspire others to be themselves.” — Mooji
  1. “Some people like you, some people don’t. In the end you just have to be yourself.” — Andres Iniesta
  1. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” — Oscar Wilde
  1. “Some people around you will not understand your journey. They don’t need to; it’s not for them.” — Paulo Coelho
  1. “It’s just better to be yourself than to try to be some version of what you think the other person wants.” — Matt Damon
  1. “I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” — Steve Maraboli
Be Yourself Quotes

Always Be Yourself Quotes To Inspire You To Love Yourself

  1. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” — Jim Morrison
  1. “Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.” — Homer
  1. “You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.” — Robert Greene
  1. “Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” — Roy T. Bennett
  1. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
  1. “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.” — Henry Rollins
  1. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe
  1. “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to you, and stay.” — Will Smith
  1. “If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there’s no one like you.” — Marc Newson
  1. “It sounds so simple, but if you just be yourself, you’re different than anyone else.” — Tony Bennett
Always Be Yourself Quotes
  1. “Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.” — J. B. Priestley
  1. “An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.” — Balzac
  1. “When someone is properly grounded in life, they shouldn’t have to look outside themselves for approval.” — Epictetus
  1. “Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?” — Charles Bukowski
  1. “Just be yourself, let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful & magical person that you are.” — Mandy Hale
  1. “Be yourself. It’s really important not to try and be someone else.” — Katelyn Ohashi
  1. “If you want to be yourself, sometimes you can’t compare the economic benefit with art.” — Kelly Liang
  1. “If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.” — Elaine S. Dalton
  1. “I would rather die having spoken in my manner, than speak in your manner and live.” — Socrates
  1. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain
Always Be Yourself Quotes

Just Be Yourself Quotes To Inspire Happiness

  1. “I’ve found beauty in such unexpected places. I think the most beautiful thing you can do is be yourself and to own it.” — Shannon Purser
  1. “Learn to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.” — Henri Frederic Amiel
  1. “What is the seal of liberation? No longer being ashamed in front of oneself.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
  1. “I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” — Rita Mae Brown
  1. “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” — Beyoncé
  1. “Be yourself, fill your life with good people, and don’t get a big head. It can all be gone tomorrow.” — Molly Sims
  1. “Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.” — Benjamin Disraeli
  1. “When you see a mob doing something, it should make you less likely to do it yourself, not more likely.” — Paul Graham
  1. “Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.” — Alan Watts
  1. “The only way you’re going to get through life, happily, is being yourself.” — Nikki Blonsky
Just Be Yourself Quotes
  1. “I’ve always stood for one thing, and that is having freedom, and part of that is the freedom to unapologetically be yourself.” — Dan Bilzerian
  1. “If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  1. “A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.” — G.K. Chesterton
  1. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” — Carl Jung
  1. “Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.” — Luna Lovegood
  1. “Just enjoy every moment – don’t stress. Just be yourself.” — Mabel
  1. “One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.” — Oscar Wilde
  1. “Even if one is neither vain nor self-obsessed, it is so extraordinary to be oneself – exactly oneself and no one else.” — Simone de Beauvoir
  1. “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” — Bertrand Russell
  1. “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” — Johnny Depp
Just Be Yourself Quotes

Quotes About Be Yourself To Boost Your Self-esteem

  1. “Nobody’s perfect, so don’t go out there and try to act like you got to live a perfect life. Be yourself, and be happy with it.” — Khris Middleton
  1. “We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” — Andre Berthiaume
  1. “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” — Henri Bergson
  1. “Find your place on the planet. Dig in and take responsibility from there.” — Gary Snyder
  1. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” — Harold Whitman
  1. “Once you get to that point when you can just be yourself and relax, I just think that you’re so much happier in general.” — Jacqueline Emerson
  1. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.” — Andre Gide
  1. “Be nobody’s darling; Be an outcast. Take the contradictions of your life and wrap around you like a shawl, to parry stones, to keep you warm.” — Alice Walker
  1. “Your harshest critic is always going to be yourself. Don’t ignore that critic but don’t give it more attention than it deserves.” — Michael Ian Black
  1. “You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” — Louise Hay
Quotes About Be Yourself
  1. “To be yourself is truly a revolutionary act, and I think more and more people should try it, because it’s gotten me a pretty cool life.” — Lena Waithe
  1. “Taking into account the public’s regrettable lack of taste, it is incumbent upon you not to fit in.” — Janeane Garofalo
  1. “A rebel is the one who lives totally according to his own light and risks everything else for his ultimate value of freedom.” — Osho
  1. “I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.” — Mozart
  1. “Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.” — Meg Medina
  1. “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.” — Christina Grimmie
  1. “Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.” — Angelina Jolie
  1. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).” — Mark Twain
  1. “So whatever you want to do, just do it…Making a damn fool of yourself is absolutely essential.” — Gloria Steinem
  1. “Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” — Lao Tzu
Quotes About Be Yourself

Be Yourself Quotes To Elevate Your Mind

  1. “There is only one you for all time. Fearlessly be yourself.” — Anthony Rapp
  1. “You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” — Gabby Douglas
  1. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss
  1. “Accept right now that you are magnificent. Being your real, true, authentic self is what’s most awesome about you.” — Gabby Bernstein
  1. “Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” — Helen Keller
  1. “Just be yourself. Be honest, work towards a goal, and you’ll achieve it.” — Emraan Hashmi
  1. “Don’t worry about what the people say; be yourself, say what you want to say with respect.” — Mariano Rivera
  1. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” — Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “The tighter you cling to your current identity, the harder it becomes to grow beyond it.” — James Clear
  1. “I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” — Jimi Hendrix
Be Yourself Quotes To Elevate Your Mind
  1. “True success will come when you have the courage to be yourself.” — Marcela Valladolid
  1. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.” — Lao Tzu
  1. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” — John F. Kennedy
  1. “If you peg your identity to the things you do, you are facing a never-ending cycle of identity evaluation.” — Janeen Latini
  1. “Always be yourself and rebel against what people tell you should be and be whatever you want to.” — Andy Biersack
  1. “Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs
  1. “Success isn’t about how your life looks to others. It’s about how it feels to you. That’s what it means to be true to yourself.” — Michelle Obama
  1. “Take the time to come home to yourself every day.” — Robin Casarjean
  1. “Be yourself, be an individual – people are scared to be themselves.” — Dan Bilzerian
  1. “They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.” — Kurt Cobain
Be Yourself Quotes To Elevate Your Mind

Inspirational Be Yourself Quotes And Sayings

  1. “One must know oneself. Even if it does not help in finding truth, at least it helps in running one’s life, and nothing is more proper.” — Blaise Pascal
  1. “I figured out that being yourself isn’t something that just happens. It’s something you create. You have to create yourself.” — Eric Kahn Gale
  1. “To give a good interview, I often found it’s a bit like acting, except it’s yourself, so you have to be yourself.” — Alex Sharp
  1. “The most contrarian thing of all is not to oppose the crowd but to think for yourself.” — Peter Thiel
  1. “Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.” — Conor McGregor
  1. “No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” — Buckminster Fuller
  1. “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.” — John Jakes
  1. “Don’t dilute yourself for any person or any reason. You are enough! Be unapologetically you.” — Steve Mariboli
  1. “It has often been said that a reformation should begin with each man reforming himself.” — Søren Kierkegaard
  1. “Why try to be someone you’re not? Life is hard enough without adding impersonation to the skills required.” — Robert Brault
Inspirational Be Yourself Quotes And Sayings
  1. “A connection should be natural. Just be yourself, and you will find someone who likes you for exactly what you are.” — BJ the Chicago Kid
  1. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.” — Hermann Hesse
  1. “You must always be prepared to place a bet on yourself, on your future, by heading in a direction that others seem to fear.” — Robert Greene
  1. “Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” — Brian Tracy
  1. “You don’t worry about being liked. You have to be yourself.” — Vince Vaughn
  1. “Always stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.” — Rakesh Valand
  1. “Being yourself is all it takes. If you want to impress someone don’t be someone else just be yourself.” — Selena Gomez
  1. “You try to be yourself, do only what you’ve always done and like to do, and right away, you’re tagged as an oddball.” — James Dean
  1. “Stop caring about impact and just be the best version of you possible – then you’ll naturally have an impact.” — Naval Ravikant
  1. “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.” — John Jakes
Inspirational Be Yourself Quotes And Sayings


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