you are still wondering how important it is to be true to yourself,
then let these quotes from Shakespeare to Euripides convince
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.
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
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.
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
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
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