55 Be Yourself Quotes To Encourage You To Reveal Your Inner Magic

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In a world where conformity is the norm, it can be difficult to truly be yourself. It’s easy to give in to peer pressure and try to be “normal” like the majority. But the truth is that you can’t be someone else. You are unique and don’t have to sacrifice being yourself to be accepted by others. Our collection of “Be yourself quotes” will help you find the courage to be authentic and real and live your life on your own terms!

Here they are 55 “Be Yourself Quotes” to inspire you be your authentic self!

55 Be Yourself Quotes


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“Existence wants you to be you.” ~ Osho


“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde


“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” ~ Buckminster Fuller


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


“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche


“I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” ~ Steve Maraboli


“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” ~ Gianni Versace


“Follow your own star!” ~ Dante Alighieri


“You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.” ~ Robert Greene

Inspirational Be Yourself Quotes


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“Don’t let others box you into their idea of what they think you should be. A confined identity is a miserable way to exist. Be you and live free. Trust that in living true to yourself, you will attract people that support and love you, just as you are.” ~ Jaeda deWalt


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


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


“How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?” ~ Katie McGarry


“Never apologize for being yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho


“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” ~ Lao Tzu


“I believe that you’re great, that there’s something magnificent about you. Regardless of what has happened to you in your life, regardless of how young or how old you think you might be, the moment you begin to think properly, there’s something that is within you, there’s power within you, that’s greater than the world. It will begin to emerge. It will take over your life. It will feed you. It will clothe you. It will guide you, protect you, direct you, sustain your very existence if you let it. Now, that is what I know for sure.” ~ Michael Beckwith


“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.” ~ Nelson Mandela


“Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.” ~ Judy Garland

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“Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.” ~ Osho


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


Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” ~ Dolly Parton


“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” ~ Johnny Depp


“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~ Coco Chanel


“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” ~ Harold Whitman


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


“Remember, it’s ok to be yourself.” ~ Richard Branson

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“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” ~ Lao Tzu


“Nothing can be more hurtful to your heart than betraying yourself.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ~ Louise Hay


“Nobody is so miserable as he who longs to be somebody and something other than the person he is in body and mind.” ~ Angelo Patri


“Accept the responsibility of being yourself as you are, with all that is good and with all that is bad, with all that is beautiful and that which is not beautiful. In that acceptance, a transcendence happens and one becomes free.” ~ Osho


“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” ~ John Lennon


“Don’t try to be different, and don’t try to be like everyone else: just be yourself.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo


“If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.” ~ Barbara Cook


“Your life is yours and yours alone. Rise up and live it.” ~ Terry Goodkind

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“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” ~ Brian Tracy


“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ~ Martha Graham


“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“When you try to be like someone else, you lose yourself and on top of that, you cannot be someone else! You are what you are!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan


“If you don’t know who you truly are, you’ll never know what you really want.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“No matter how far away from yourself you may have strayed, there is always a path back. You already know who you are and how to fulfill your destiny. And your ruby slippers are ready to carry you home.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


“Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for.” ~ Oliver James


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“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” ~ Steve Maraboli


“All I wanted was to live a life where I could be me, and be okay with that. I had no need for material possessions, money or even close friends with me on my journey. I never understood people very well anyway, and they never seemed to understand me very well either. All I wanted was my art and the chance to be the creator of my own world, my own reality. I wanted the open road and new beginnings every day.” ~ Charlotte Eriksson


“You are unique. You have different talents and abilities. You don’t have to always follow in the footsteps of others. And most important, you should always remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing and have a responsibility to develop the talents you have been given.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being Salvador Dalí— and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?” ~ Salvador Dalí


“Just because they disagree, doesn’t mean you ain’t right.” ~ Toba Beta


“What other people think and say about you is none of your business. The most destructive thing you would ever do is to believe someone else’s opinion of you. You have to stop letting other people’s opinions control you.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“Just remember to always be yourself and don’t be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud.” ~ J.A. Redmerski


“There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


“You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. When you treat yourself kindly and respect the uniqueness of those around you, you will be giving this world an amazing gift… YOU!” ~ Steve Maraboli


“You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

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