Check out these cool being yourself quotes and get comfortable in your own skin. Read these famous being yourself quotations & sayings for some inspiration.

Being Yourself Quotes

Being yourself may sound a tad bit cliche now with denims, hair color brands, sun glasses and nail polish advertisements betting big on this popular tag line so much so that the least thing you want to do now is to ‘be yourself’. Jokes apart, being yourself is just acting your own character and being comfortable in your skin. One must not duplicate or imitate other people’s personality. One’s personality is a projection of one’s own character. Everybody has a true character, and his or her personality should be the projection of that character. Read these quotes to get inspired.

A woman is only a woman.

- Rudyard Kipling

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

- John Dewey

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.

- John Dewey

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

- Theodore Roosevelt

And your very flesh shall be a great poem.

- Walt Whitman

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.

- Walt Whitman

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

- Atlas Shrugged , Ayn Rand

As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

- Socrates

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

- Socrates

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

- Groucho Marx

I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The only routine with me is no routine at all.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.

- Salvador Dali

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

- Bruce Lee

Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.

- Bruce Lee

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.

- Bruce Lee

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

I don't do drugs. I am drugs.

- Salvador Dali

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

- H. L. Mencken

Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death.

- Frederick Buechner

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.

- Anais Nin

Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes.

- John Ruskin

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

- Frida Kahlo

We drink one another's health and spoil our own.

- Jerome K. Jerome

What you see is kinda what you get with me. I'm a very real person, or I hope to be, anyway. I don't have nothing to hide.

- Kenny Chesney

Find out what's really out there. I never said to be like me, I say be like you and make a difference.

- Marilyn Manson

All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.

- Indira Gandhi

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.

- Indira Gandhi

I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred.

- Tom Robbins

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

- Bill Cosby

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

- Carl Rogers

Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.

- William Faulkner

The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.

- Dame Agatha Christie

Who do you like better -- me or Tom Cruise.

- Val Kilmer

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.

- Vince Lombardi

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

- Blaise Pascal

I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.

- Robert Plant

You know, people can't fall in love with me just because I'm good at what I do.

- Robert Plant

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