Being Yourself Quotes, Sayings about originality - Page 5

Learn to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.
– Henri Frederic Amiel

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
– Julius Charles

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
– Gabrielle

Man would be “otherwise.” That’s the essence of the specifically human.
– Antonio Machado

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

Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
– François

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

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“Be yourself” is about the worst advice you can give some people.
– Tom Masson

No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
– John Morley

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

One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.
– Oscar Wilde

The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
– Anne Morrow

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

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason

Originality is a by product of sincerity.
– Marianne Moore

We are betrayed by what is false within.
– George Meredith

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
– David Carradine