Be self Quotes SMS Collection

A man who is 34of sound mind34

A man who is "of sound mind" is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.  ~Paul Valéry, Mauvaises pensées et autres,

All the mistakes i make arise from

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

It is the chiefest point of happiness

It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.  ~Desiderius Erasmus

The white light streams down to be

The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow.  Take your own color

No creature is fully itself till it

No creature is fully itself till it is, like the dandelion, opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun, the entire living

Man would be 34otherwise34 thats the essence

Man would be "otherwise."  That’s the essence of the specifically human.  ~Antonio Machado

If god had wanted me otherwise he

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.  ~Johann von Goethe

Why try to be someone youre not

Why try to be someone you’re not?  Life is hard enough without adding impersonation to the skills required.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

34be yourself34 is about the worst advice

"Be yourself" is about the worst advice you can give some people.  ~Tom MassonCUL

Never be bullied into silence allow yourself

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

Hateful to me as the gates of

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.  ~Homer

We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves

We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.  ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

All my life i had been looking

All my life I had been looking for something, and everywhere I turned someone tried to tell me what it was.  I accepted their

Most people are other people their thoughts

Most people are other people.  Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.  ~Oscar Wilde, De Profundis, 1905PMB

We all wear masks and the time

We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.  ~André Berthiaume, Contretemps

At bottom every man knows well enough

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will

There is just one life for each

There is just one life for each of us:  our own.  ~Euripides

Be who you are and say what

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

Is life not a hundred times too

Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Once conform once do what others because

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the

I am much better employed from every

I am much better employed from every point of view, when I live solely for my own satisfaction, than when I begin to worry

He who trims himself to suit everyone

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.  ~Raymond Hull

It takes courage to grow up and

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  ~e.e. cummings

It is better to be hated for

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.  ~Andre Gide

To be natural is such a very

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.  ~Oscar WildePH

When you dance to your own rhythm

When you dance to your own rhythm, Life taps its toes to your beat. ~Terri Guillemets

Ride the energy of your own unique

Ride the energy of your own unique spirit.  Gabrielle Roth

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.  ~Samuel JohnsonCUL

No man for any considerable period can

No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which

Let the world know you as are

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you

What i am is good enough if

What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.  ~Carl Rogers

There lurks perhaps in every human heart

There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and then to believe, that Nature

All the knowledge i possess everyone else

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.  ~Johann von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther,

It is not only possible to be

It is not only possible to be the person you pretend to be, but there is less effort involved.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Originality is a by product of sincerity marianne

Originality is… a by-product of sincerity.  ~Marianne MooreCUL

The most important kind of freedom is

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.  ~Jim Morrison

Follow your inner moonlight dont hide the

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.  ~Allen Ginsberg, quoted in On Being a Writer edited by Bill Strickland, from an interview with