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Be True to Yourself Quotes

true to yourself quotesIf you are still wondering how important it is to be true to yourself, then let these quotes from Shakespeare to Euripides convince you.

This above all; to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. William Shakespeare


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


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

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

He who travels in search of something which he has not got, travels away from himself and grows old even in youth among old things. Ralph Waldo Emerson


A wise man never loses anything if he has himself. Michel de Montaigne

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. Oscar Wilde


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


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


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


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


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


And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. Confucius


At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. Friedrich Nietzsche


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


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


The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you. Leo Buscaglia

When one is pretending the entire body revolts. Anaïs Nin


How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. Coco Chanel


We are betrayed by what is false within. George Meredith

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

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


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