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15 Inspirational Quotes About Being Yourself & Rockin’ it!

Norbert Juma, Lead Editor
Published on September 14, 2014 12:00 AM EST
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15 Inspirational Quotes About Being Yourself & Rockin’ it!

Have you heard any inspirational quotes about being yourself? In a world that can sometimes feel like if we don’t fit in we won’t survive; being yourself is a full time job!

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We hear it all the time…”Just be yourself!” But why is it so difficult? Why is it so difficult to stop focusing on looking good, cool and in control? Why can it be so tough to be real and genuine?

Being yourself will be one of the greatest accomplishments of our lifetime and through our journey we will realize how rare it is.

When you read these quotes about being yourself, think about some challenges you face when dealing with other peoples opinions, how you see yourself and how you deal with fear.


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 Quotes about Being Yourself

1. Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. -Jim Morrison

How do your friends, family and others support you as you are? If it’s not how you want it to be, how would you like it to be? What can you do to make that happen?

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

Our happiness is directly related to our ability and comfort in expressing ourselves! How do you express yourself?

3. A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. -Jim Morrison

True Friendship = Real Freedom

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

Whether it’s school, at home or in the workplace – it can feel as if we are being punished for standing out. And you know what, many times we will be. Being yourself is a fight and when you reach it and live it – it is a life changing accomplishment.

5. 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

As Mr. Pelzer suggests, don’t just focus on being you – better yet, focus on being the best version of you! 🙂

6. Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself. -Leo Howard

How would you rate your confidence? On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being unwavering self confidence, what’s stopping you from being a ten? Be honest. be real.

7. The most daring thing is to be yourself and to do exactly what you want to do at that point in time and not to be worried with what other people are doing or what’s popular. -Wiz Khalifa


8. 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

How would you define yourself? How are you using what you’ve learned from people and your surroundings to create you?

9. Picking a best friend who stands up for what she believes in, is true to herself and allows you to be yourself without judgement of how ‘cool’ you are? Well, now you’re picking a friend for life. -Renee Olstean

What do you think?

10. Some people like you, some people don’t. In the end you just have to be yourself. -Andres Iniesta


11. Being yourself means shedding all the layers of looking good, wanting to be liked, being scared to stand out and trying to be who you think people want you to be. Being yourself means being naked, raw and vulnerable. – Jeff Moore

Do you allow yourself to be vulnerable?

12. You need to love yourself and be yourself one hundred percent before you can actually love someone else. -Christina Perri

Love yourself first. Then identity and relationships fall into place.

13. Don’t try to be somebody you’re not because it doesn’t work. If you try to be this perfect person or perfect persona of what you think that somebody should be when they’re involved in public office, it’s just not going to work. Just be yourself, stay true to your core values, and really just stay abreast of the issues. -Ben Quayle

How often do you try to be something you’re not? How do you feel after?

14. 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

Who are you moment to moment?

15. There are so many different walks of life, so many different personalities in the world. And no longer do you have to be a chameleon and try and adapt to that environment – you can truly be yourself. -Hope Solo

Have you been convinced yet? Be yourself! Love yourself!

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The Art of Being Yourself: Caroline McHugh at TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen

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