Insightful Yourself Quotes That Will Stop You From People Pleasing
In a world that is constantly trying to make you something else, the struggle to determine your own identity and be yourself is real. Isn’t it true that you have been through moments when you wake up determined to accomplish your dreams, the goals that you have set, the way you want to shape your life, yet you give in and find yourself giving in to the society pressures and personal anxieties? It is easy, convenient and less tiring to succumb to the opinions, thoughts, viewpoints, pressures, expectations, values and ideas that your kith and kin or society drives you to. However, it is very difficult to face your fears and be yourself. Many celebrities, influential personalities, philosophers, business personalities, motivational speakers and leaders have shared their opinions, thoughts and experiences on their struggles to find their true calling. Following is a compilation of quotable quotes and sayings that will drive you to be yourself. Read through the famous, popular, inspiring and motivating quotes and thoughts on being yourself that will give you courage to love yourself and build your future.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...
If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
E. E. Cummings
To be nobody but
yourself in a world
which is doing its best day and night to make you like
everybody else means to fight the hardest battle
which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.
Someday, somewhere - anywhere, unfailingly, you'll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection
Rita Mae Brown
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
Don't compromise yourself - you're all you have.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
C. S. Lewis
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.