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Top 850 Authentic Quotes About Being Your Authentic Self

1. “Honesty and authenticity are a big deal for me.” – Scarlett Thomas


2. “Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.” – Kristin Hannah


3. The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. Click to tweet!– Simon Mainwaring


4. “I find more of authenticity in people who are a little strange – so I really like characters who are just the tiniest bit weird. I find enormous comfort in that – someone who’s kind of normal just doesn’t feel as true.”


5. “Accepting the reality of our sinfulness means accepting our authentic self.” – Brennan Manning. ‘The Rabbi’s Heart’. 2014


6. “Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.” – W. H. Auden


7. “Find the courage to be authentic. Not everyone will like you, but no one can if they don’t get a chance to know you.” – Anonymous


8. “Accepting the reality of our sinfulness means accepting our authentic self.” ― Brennan Manning


9. “With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side.”


10. “Details matter. They create depth. and depth creates authenticity.” – Neil Blumenthal


11. “Curiosity improved the cat.” ― Brandon Nankivell


12. Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. -Bruce Barton


13. Stop looking at the end of a relationship as a failure. Leaving it behind can be a courageous choice – and an opportunity for you to be honest and authentic.” – Georgia Kolias


14. Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. – Richard Bach


15. “We think that we live in a heterosexual society because most men are fixated on women as sexual objects; but, in fact, we live ina homosexual society because all credible transactions of power, authority, and authenticity take place among men; all transactions based on equity and individuality take place among men. Men are real; therefore, all real relationship is between men; all real communication is between men; all real reciprocity is between men; all real mutuality is between men.” ~ Andrea Dworkin


16. “Authenticity is very important – be true to one’s self.” -Laila Ali


17. “Authenticity over everything.”


18. “Be original; don’t be scared of being bold!” – Ed Sheeran


19. “An authentic life facing reality without mental equivocation is the simplest type of life.”


20. “If you want your life to be fulfilling. you have to believe in yourself. Put yourself out there and be thrilling. never be someone else.” – Julie Hebert


21. “There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history”


22. “When you show up authentic. you create the space for others to do the same. Walk in your truth.” Anonymous


23. Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday. - A.A. Milne


24. “Authentic brands don’t emerge from marketing cubicles or advertising agencies. They emanate from everything the company does.”


25. “Being your authentic and unapologetic self. Now that’s courage. confidence. and self-love! Never underestimate yourself. There’s great power in simply being you.”


26. “Authenticity. living your truth. kindness – these are necessary virtues.” – Merle Dandridge


27. “Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you’re supposed to be.


28. “Peak performance happens when we feel loved and supported from within.” — Amy Leigh Mercree


29. “As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today. I know. this is authenticity.” – Charlie Chaplin. ‘As I Began To Love Myself’


30. “Perfect and bulletproof are seductive. but they don’t exist in the human experience.”


31. “I think the most important thing in life is self-love. because if you don’t have self-love. and respect for everything about your own body. your own soul. your own capsule. then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?” – Shailene Woodley


32. “Perfection is the antithesis of authenticity.” – Willie Garson


33. “Your authenticity is your own. You must look then to yourself to shape your own unique authentic life.” — Doyle Doyle


34. “Being sincere and true to yourself defines your authenticity.” Arsenio V Manalo Jr


35. “if you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy, but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs.”


36. “You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.” – Idowu Koyenikan


37. “I’m a damsel, I’m in distress, I can handle this. Have a nice day!” – Walt Disney Company


38. “Being different has its own uber power which is strikingly irresistible.” ― Hiral Nagda


39. “i don't blame you for not knowing how to remain soft with me. sometimes i stay up thinking of all the places you are hurting which you'll never care to mention. i come from the same aching blood. from the same bone so desperate for attention i collapse in on myself. i am your daughter. i know the small talk is the only way you know how to tell me you love me. cause it is the only way i know how to tell you.”


40. “Authenticity: The courage to be yourself.” – Unknown


41. “Live authentic. Be authentic.” – Anonymous


42. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let out true selves be seen.”


43. “Loving yourself…does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic. or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart. a guest worthy of respect. a lovable companion.” – Margo Anand


44. “Just be what you are and speak from your guts and heart – it’s all a man has.” – Hubert Humphrey


45. “If you think dealing with issues like worthiness and authenticity and vulnerability are not worthwhile because there are more pressing issues. like the bottom line or attendance or standardized test scores. you are sadly. sadly mistaken. It underpins everything.” – Brene Brown


46. “Finally. be kind to yourself and have a good support system.” — Nikki DeLoach


47. “As I began to love myself, I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is authenticity.” – Charlie Chaplin


48. “You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own.” – D.M. Dellinger


49. “Leaders must either invest a reasonable amount of time attending to fears and feelings or squander an unreasonable amount of time trying to manage ineffective and unproductive behaviour.” – Brené Brown


50. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. ” — Elizabeth Gilbert


51. “That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” – Meredith Monk


52. “Pretentiousness repels but authenticity attracts, and vulnerability is the pathway to intimacy.” ― Rick Warren


53. “Authenticity is a practice and you choose it every day.” – Brene Brown


54. “Authenticity is also about the courage and the vulnerability to say, “Yeah, I’ll try it. I feel pretty uncomfortable and I feel a little vulnerable, but I’ll try it!”


55. “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position.” ― Leo Buscaglia


56. “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”


57. “Have faith in your faith-and doubt your doubts.” – Robert H. Schuller


58. “Know yourself. to know others.” – Conor McGregor


59. Don't believe everything you think. Our minds are thought-creating machines. Most of these thoughts are fear-based. Our authentic self has the power to pick the thoughts that best serve us and those we lead. - Author: Henna Inam


60. “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. ” – Coco Chanel


61. “In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are.”—Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience


62. Truth is a point of view, but authenticity can’t be faked. Click to tweet!– Peter Gruber


63. “Some people say you are going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.” —Angelina Jolie


64. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.” – Simon Mainwaring


65. “Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror. and you want to be proud of the person who’s looking back at you. And you can only do that if you’re being honest with yourself and being a person of high character. You have an opportunity every single day to write that story of your life.” – Aaron Rodgers


66. “If you don’t like something. change it; if you can’t change it. change the way you think about it.” – Mary Engelbreit


67. “Who you are behind closed doors is your true character.” – Avalon N. Warren


68. “What the world craves is authenticity.” ― Naval Ravikant


69. “Be fearlessly authentic.” – Anonymous


70. “If you trade your authenticity for safety. you may experience the following: anxiety. depression. eating disorders. addiction. rage. blame. resentment. and inexplicable grief.”


71. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway


72. “Being kind to others is a way of being good to yourself.” — Harold S. Kushner


73. “You were born with potential . . . You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You are not a citizen of this world only but also of the universe.” -Jiddu Krishnamurti


74. “Less perfection. More authenticity.” Anonymous


75. Once trust is built, distance cannot kill it. Time and space alone cannot destroy authentic connection.” – Vironika Tugaleva


76. “Authenticity is more important.” Anonymous


77. “Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to the solution.” – David J. Schwartz


78. “I look like myself and I think at the end of the day as nice as pretty is authenticity is more important.”


79. “Things of value require sacrifice. If people are too hurt, too busy, or too damn stupid to see that you’re a blessing they’ve been asking for, just fall back. Know your worth.” - Unknown*


80. “Be fearlessly authentic. Bravely be you.”


81. “Courage is grace under pressure.”


82. “They don’t like it when your authenticity is louder than their façade.” – Anonymous


83. “I can’t seem to keep my heart from leaking out of the cracks. like sand clutched in a fist.”


84. “Authenticity is magnetic.” – Anonymous


85. "The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering.” — Ben Okri


86. “I never said to be like me. I say be yourself and make a difference.”


87. “It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.” – Georges Duhamel


88. “Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come.” - Ellen DeGeneres, Glamour


89. “The road to power is in taking responsibility.” – Will Smith


90. “Authenticity is not something we have or don’t have. It’s a practice—a conscious choice of how we want to live.” – Brené Brown


91. “Be fearlessly authentic.”


92. In a world where there’s so much fake, find it in your heart to be yourself. Be you. Don’t be a hypocrite. No apologies. Say no when you don’t want something. Don’t be forced into saying yes. Be honest. Be authentic. Don’t be part of anything fake. Your heart will be at peace! Mufti Menk (Source)


93. “Authenticity is the new cool.”


94. “Authenticity is critical to leadership. That means trying to be yourself – this involves some self-disclosure, admitting what you don’t know and being willing to ask questions.” ― Robert S. Kaplan


95. “I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.” -Charles R. Swindoll


96. “Always do your best to be yourself. Learn to listen to your inner voice. This is your true authenticity; this is who you really are. Self-discovery of your inner-self is the path to your destiny.”


97. “To become conscious and aware. we must become authentic. Authenticity is the highest form of being.”


98. “What we’ve been finding is that scientifically. happiness could actually be a choice even when life is difficult.” – Shawn Achor


99. “Some writers confuse authenticity. which they ought always to aim at. with originality. which they should never bother about.” – W. H. Auden


100. “At the end of the day. at the end of the week. at the end of my life. I want to say I contributed more than I criticized.”


101. “Caring is good, authentic is better, but dependable is best,” said Carlos Guerrero, Senior Director, Advisory, Gartner. “It is the most effective way to build and maintain brand trust. This is an untapped opportunity for brands.” (Carlos Guerrero, Senior Director, Advisory, Gartner)


102. Are you helping people? Are they happy? Are you happy? Are you profitable? Isn't that enough? - Author: Derek Sivers


103. “There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear.” – John Wainwright


104. “Intelligent, successful, attractive people can be intimidating. They force us to hold a mirror to ourselves; we can be disappointed, jealous or inspired toward personal growth.” – Ian K. Smith


105. “The imposter thoughts and discomfort that you experience are like the fly; they’re nothing to fear. You are more than capable of doing what you want to do, and even if you did make a mistake or fail, this wouldn’t unmask you. Mistakes and failure are a normal part of life, not a death sentence.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


106. “If I get to be me. I belong. If I have to be like you. I fit in.”


107. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” E.E. Cummings


108. “Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.” — Cicero


109. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” – Brené Brown


110. “We are what we believe we are – C.S. Lewis


111. You deserve to be in spaces and relationships that make you happy; that feed your soul and help you grow. You are worthy of connections that are loving, nourishing, kind and authentic. Before you settle for anything less than, remind yourself that the places you visit and people you journey with through life should make you feel safe, loved and enough. – Alex Elle


112. You have influenced my life positively; you have left a footprint on my life. Thank you for being an authentic teacher of the Word.


113. “Doubt everything. Find your own light.” – Buddha


114. “Authenticity is at the heart of success.” – Anonymous


115. “Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet – thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.” – Lance Secretan


116. Authentic leadership is leading adaptively from your core, choosing who you're most inspired to be to serve the greatest good in this moment. - Author: Henna Inam


117. Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let out true selves be seen.


118. My work is about the establishment of trust. For someone to share their authenticity with me is a soul-to-soul thing. It’s not a lens-to-soul thing.


119. “What we think. we become.” – Buddha


120. “Shine bright. be yourself.”


121. Maybe our sparkle comes from somewhere deeper inside, somewhere so pure and authentic and real, it doesn’t need gloss or polish or glitter to shine. – Mandy Hale


122. “Not so. however. with the besieged. Animated by the words. and stimulated by the examples of their leaders. they had found their courage. and maintained their ancient reputation. with a zeal that did justice to the stern character of their commander.”


123. “Respect. Love. and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself. first! You’re just as important as anybody else.” — Stephanie Lahart


124. “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


125. The power for authentic leadership is found not in external arrangements, but in the human heart. - Author: Parker J. Palmer


126. “If you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy, but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs.”— Cheryl Richardson


127. “As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval. you are setting yourself up for disaster.” – Nic Sheff


128. Authentic leadership is the full expression of "me" for the benefit of "we". - Author: Henna Inam


129. “Anyone who stops learning is old whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford


130. Know who you are. Know what you want. Know what you deserve. And don’t settle for less. — Tony Gaskins


131. “As I began to love myself, I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know this is ‘authenticity.'” – Charlie Chaplin


132. “Whatever may happen. it must be of new hope or of new courage to me!” – Bram Stoker


133. “Very well. my arrogant young adventurer. Why not test your courage? Every explorer deserves a chance to prove his mettle.”


134. “Authenticity is not needing external approval to feel good about your actions.”


135. “Authenticity: The courage to be yourself.” Anonymous


136. “Authenticity without empathy is selfish. Authenticity without boundaries is careless.”


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


138. “It’s not your job to like me…it’s MINE!”


139. “Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well, you can do a bigger thing well too.” —David Storey, writer


140. As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself. Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility. – Nelson Mandela


141. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe. and stronger than you seem. and smarter than you think.” ~ A. A. Milne


142. Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses, because we were born this way! - Lady Gaga


143. “Remember that wherever your heart is. there you will find your treasure.” — Paulo Coelho


144. Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy. - Gabrielle Bernstein


145. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith


146. Honesty is the best policy. – Benjamin Franklin


147. When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't. - Jodi Picoult.


148. “There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn’t back in the days when they did ‘Cleopatra. ’ where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look. and authentic in the way people behave.” – John Milius


149. “I think there’s a form of honesty, because I used to be very honest with the press, and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.” — Shia LaBeouf


150. ”The best thing you can do to help others take responsibility is to authentically practice the behaviors that you want others to practice. ” – DR. MICHELLE REINA Twitter-Bird Small


151. “I have never been one to flinch or crawfish when faced with an unpleasant task.”


152. “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.” – Rita Mae Brown


153. “Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace, joy and gratitude into our lives.” — Brené Brown


154. “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic. imperfect selves to the world. our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” – Bren Brown


155. “Be fearlessly authentic.” Anonymous


156. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”


157. “Living consciously involves being genuine; it involves listening and responding to others honestly and openly; it involves being in the moment.”


158. Leaders goal: Don't be afraid of vulnerability & transparency, (without being pitiful). People respond to authenticity.


159. “It can be sunny every day but not as authentic as on a Sunday.” — Unknown


160. “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had. We need to live the best that’s in us.” — Angela Bassett


161. “Honesty and authenticity are a big deal for me.” Scarlett Thomas


162. “Fully accepting, loving, and being yourself allows you to be 100% authentic. This means being fully responsible for yourself.” – John Felitto


163. “The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people. character authenticity. the less you can go wrong.” – David O. Russell


164. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” ― Brene Brown


165. “Healthy self love means being gentle with the soul within you. To love oneself is the purest, bravest thing. Anybody in the entire world can experience self love. Just do the simple acts of love for yourself, and then your authentic self begins.” – Anonymous


166. “Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.” – Brian Tracy


167. “Never blame your shortcomings on your personality. You’re not built that way; you are responsible of constantly rebuilding yourself and seeking perfection by finding your faults and overcoming them.” – Charbel Tadros


168. “Authenticity means that you must do what you do the way you do it and allow everyone else the same courtesy.” — Iyanla Vanzant


169. “Transformation doesn’t ask that you stop being you. It demands that you find a way back to the authenticity and strength that’s already inside of you. You only have to bloom.”


170. “If you think what you need is someone who looks after you. looks our for you. and you are miserable that no one seems to be doing this. why not just do it yourself?”


171. Generous and authentic leadership will always defeat the selfish efforts of someone doing it just because she can. How - Author: Seth Godin


172. The moment you see how important it is to love yourself, you will stop making others suffer.


173. Authenticity is more than speaking; Authenticity is also about doing. Every decision we make says something about who we are.


174. The most exhausting thing you can be is inauthentic. Click to tweet!– Anne Morrow Lindbergh


175. “There will be times in your life when things simply have to be replaced because they are tired, broken, worn out, harmful, outdated, or irrelevant. Take an inventory of the things that no longer serve your best and highest good so you can replace them with things which do.”―Susan C. Young


176. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity.”


177. ‘He’s very brave. ’ Kendra said. tears pooling in her eyes.”


178. “You can't make yourself feel positive. but you can choose how to act. and if you choose right. it builds your confidence.”


179. Authenticity: “If we live our lives on the superficial level, life becomes depressing. But when we connect with each other from the heart, then that makes life beautiful and authentic.” ~ Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


180. Take Cold Showers


181. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” — Bren Brown


182. “When we talk ... nothing is said. ... Communication is awful hard between people. ”


183. “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.”—Les Brown


184. “Money isn’t the goal. The goal is to work when you want, where you want and on what you want.” – Codie Sanchez


185. “It is interesting how often we can’t see all the ways in which we are being strong.” — Lena Dunham


186. “Genuine people are rare. If you can’t find any. be one.”


187. “When you are authentic. you create a certain energy. people want to be around you because you are unique.” – Andie MacDowell


188. “Did you once have a grand plan which has become obsolete and no longer serves you? If there are areas in your life that must change to help you create better results, a redesign may be in order. Consider going back to the ‘drawing board’ to deconstruct what isn’t working and start anew.”―Susan C. Young


189. “Be yourself. Authenticity trumps cool every time.” – Craig Groeschel


190. “There are too many people today who, instead of feeling hurt, are acting out their hurt; instead of acknowledging pain, they’re inflicting pain on others; rather than risking feeling disappointed, they’re choosing to live disappointed.”


191. “I choose to be authentic in everything I do.” India Arie


192. “If we want authenticity, we have to initiate it. Self-discovery takes us to the wildest places on earth.” — Travis Rice


193. “We need to break habits that hold us back from our authentic lives.” — Katrina Mayer


194. “My fear now is of cliche, of complacency, of not being able to feel authenticity in myself and those around me.” -John Hawkes


195. “Courage is contagious. A critical mass of brave leaders is the foundation of an intentionally courageous culture. Every time we are brave with our lives. we make the people around us a little braver and our organizations bolder and stronger.”


196. Be brave. Things will find their shape.


197. “Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” ~ Jessica Williams


198. “Being our messy. imperfect. authentic selves helps create a space where others feel safe to be themselves too. Your vulnerability can be a gift to others. How badass is that?” – Brittin Oakman


199. You are not just my boss at work. You are my leader, mentor, and friend. Thank you for giving me the space and time to be my authentic self around you, boss!


200. Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.” — Thomas A. Edison


201. “Until you value yourself. you won’t value your time. Until you value your time. you will not do anything with it. ”– M. Scott Peck


202. “It’s hard to practice compassion when we’re struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.” — Brené Brown


203. “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.”


204. “You are very powerful. provided you know how powerful you are.”


205. “Authenticity is in woefully short supply.”


206. Nothing can deem the light that shines from within


207. You are loved, massively, ferociously, unconditionally


208. “After all, we feel best spending time around people who are authentic and stand by their own weaknesses. In the presence of people who appear perfect, we can easily feel inferior and defeated.” – Stefanie Stahl


209. “Be so authentically you that others feel safe to be themselves too.” – Anonymous


210. “In order to be good, one needs to be virtuous, not "nice". In order to be true, one needs to be honest, not "authentic". In order to be wise, one needs to be discriminating, not "open-minded". And in order to be civilized, one needs to be principled, not "sophisticated".” ― Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski


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


212. True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection. —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


213. “With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker.Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side.”– Susan Weiss Berry


214. “I’m sorry I’m not your cup of tea. ” said no espresso ever.”


215. “If you want to live an authentic. meaningful life. you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others. hurting feelings. and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy. but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires. values. and needs.”


216. “Confidence is built by doing the right things, not buying things.” – Grant Cardone


217. “Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact, it’s often the path to depression, anxiety, addiction, and life paralysis.”


218. “Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga


219. “It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.” – Marianne Williamson


220. “Authenticity: The courage to be yourself.”


221. “I think it’s important to add a personal aspect to your music – that’s what makes it authentic at the end of the day.”


222. “The pleasure of authenticity exists in the grain of society.” – John Zerzan


223. “Once you stay true to just having a good time and being honest to your fans and your audience. you can’t go wrong.” ~ Nicole Scherzinger


224. The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.


225. “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.”


226. “You can’t make yourself feel something you don’t want to feel. but you can make yourself do right in spite of how you feel.” – C.S. Lewis


227. “You don't have to change who you are for anyone: if you are your regular, authentic, confident self, then you can push to do whatever you want.” - Marsai Martin, source unknown


228. Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment, or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you’re supposed to be. Your fictional self is who you are when you have a social mask on to please everyone else. Give yourself permission to be your authentic self.


229. “As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know this is ‘authenticity.’” – Charlie Chaplin


230. “The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people, character authenticity, the less you can go wrong. That’s how I feel now, no matter what you’re doing.” – David O. Russell


231. “I am not the same as 10 years ago, but I know I have things I did not have 10 years ago.” – Lionel Messi


232. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.”


233. “It’s about showing up. And sometimes I don’t do it. I almost always regret it, but sometimes I don’t do it. Sometimes I walk into a situation where I’m intimidated and I want to be liked and I want to fit in, and I don’t choose authenticity. And it’s always pretty miserable.”


234. “Self-esteem comes from achievements. Not from lack standards and false praise.” – Condoleezza Rice


235. “Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Petere T. Mcintyre


236. “Mental strength and authenticity will make you happy. lease you. Respect yourself. Live your life without worrying about others.”


237. “Be the kind of person who dares to face life’s challenges and overcome them rather than dodging them.” – Roy T. Bennett


238. “In such a self-centered society, many people have gone to the extreme of narcissism — being solely concerned about their own personal well-being and agendas while excluding and exploiting others. Narcissism is not only an epidemic but is also a pandemic of our times that has been normalized and accepted. Self-serving, narcissistic people are incapable and unwilling to love due to a lack of authentic self and love for one’s self and others.” — Sepideh Irvani


239. “By being yourself. you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliott


240. “Happiness is the richest thing we will ever own.” — Donald Duck


241. “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” Coco Chanel


242. I choose to be authentic in everything I do.


243. If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.


244. Authenticity is our natural state of being. The authentic self is a state of being where we are centered, creative, adaptive, and inspired. - Author: Henna Inam


245. “A lot of artists are scared to do that. they are scared to step out on their own. What am I the supervillain of western Canada is that what I am? Is Classified the clean-cut. staying true to his roots. hip hop guy from the East coast that stays in his lane and he made it big staying true to what he did and didn’t make corny music? Then that is what he is and I am proud of him for that.” ~ Shane Bunting


246. “You can’t find intimacy–you can’t find home–when you’re always hiding behind masks. Intimacy requires a certain level of vulnerability. It requires a certain level of you exposing your fragmented. contradictory self to someone else. You running the risk of having your core self rejected and hurt and misunderstood.”


247. “My work is about the establishment of trust. For someone to share their authenticity with me is a soul-to-soul thing. It’s not a lens-to-soul thing.” – Lisa Kristine


248. “Aspire to be authentic.” – Yann Martel


249. “There is so much more to life than what you experience right now. You need to decide who you are for yourself. Become a whole being. Adventure.” – Roy T. Bennet


250. “No one can tell you what you can and cannot put in your book. So be brave and just write!” – Chrys Fey


251. “Nothing else falls into line when you’re cold to your own person. Everything else falls into line when you open your heart to yourself and stay true to your own person.” – Unknown


252. “Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.”―Amit Ray


253. Don't do things or act out your posture and gestures to impress people, just be yourself and portray the confident 'you' with that high self-esteem. So relax because you are 'you'. Be sincere, be authentic. That will be impressive enough. - Author: Archibald Marwizi


254. “The best life strategy? Be loving, be kind, be intentional, and be authentically you — not the shadow version of self masquerading and parading as you. The version with all the flaws, the baggage, and the love; that you that exists in spite of whatever the world may throw at you.”


255. “We can’t be fully open and authentic at all times and with everyone we meet, nor would we want to be. A certain level of restraint and “disguise” to protect ourselves is healthy, natural, and socially acceptable.” – Stefanie Stahl


256. “Success is easy – once you believe.” – Zig Ziglar


257. “Authenticity is what makes a relatable person believable. It is what makes the relatability sustainable. Anyone can take relatability for a time. but authenticity is what makes it real.” – Michele Jennae. The Connectworker


258. “The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people. character authenticity. the less you can go wrong. That’s how I feel now. no matter what you’re doing.” – David O. Russell


259. “Living a connected life ultimately is about setting boundaries, spending less time and energy hustling and winning over people who don’t matter, and seeing the value of working on cultivating connection with family and close friends.”


260. The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.


261. “Authenticity doesn’t just mean you’re not filtering what you’re saying; it’s about being able to know and access the best parts of yourself and bring them forward.” – Amy Cuddy


262. If you choose to be fearless, then be fearlessly authentic not an imitation of someone you envy.


263. “When you are real in your music, people know it, and they feel your authenticity.” – Wynonna Judd


264. “Authenticity over everything.” – Anonymous


265. “Authenticity is about being true to who you are.”


266. “Once trust is built, distance cannot kill it. Time and space alone cannot destroy authentic connection. ” – Vironika Tugaleva


267. “Authenticity is about being true to who you are. even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else.” – Michael Jordan


268. “To love someone fiercely, to believe in something with your whole heart, to celebrate a fleeting moment in time, to fully engage in a life that doesn’t come with guarantees – these are risks that involve vulnerability and often pain. But, I’m learning that recognizing and leaning into the discomfort of vulnerability teaches us how to live with joy, gratitude and grace.” – Brené Brown


269. Through real-life stories, Kristin Kaufman illustrates the core idea of being present in the moment and opening oneself up to new ideas in order to become an authentic leader in life. - Author: Stephen R. Covey


270. “The most important progress and success can’t be seen. If you can validate yourself internally. then external validation becomes a byproduct.” — Brittany Burgunder


271. “Loving you, caring you, respecting you, and appreciating you is not the duty of others. It’s all your responsibility.” – Nitin Namdeo


272. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” ― Dan Coppersmith


273. “In a world where you can be anything. be yourself.”


274. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Washington Thurman


275. “Don’t worry about what people say.” – Brett Hull


276. “There’s nothing more beautiful than authenticity. There’s nothing stronger than vulnerability. There’s no better time than now.” — Vironika Tugaleva


277. “Authenticity—the courage to be yourself.” – Anonymous


278. As I began to love myself. I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living my own truth. Today I know this is authenticity.


279. “The opposite of nice is being real. It’s being direct, honest, and truthful. It’s saying what you really think, expressing how you really feel, and sharing what’s true for you in that moment. This authenticity allows others to see and know the real you, which allows you to really feel love and connection ”—Aziz Gazipura


280. “Being sincere and true to yourself defines your authenticity.”


281. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.” Simon Mainwaring


282. “I don’t think you can do something wrong with your identity if you’re living in your authenticity.” — Rachel Dolezal


283. “The 3 A’s of awesome: attitude, awareness and authenticity.” – Neil Pasricha


284. “Don’t trade your authenticity for approval.”


285. Authentic leadership is about leading from the core of who we are to inspire each of us to our best contribution toward a shared mission. - Author: Henna Inam


286. “I believe in treating others as I would like to be treated myself. and I try to avoid hurting others feelings. I also believe that it’s okay to be different. because being unique is a beautiful thing.” – Steve Maraboli


287. “Authenticity reduces stress and produces faith in oneself and in the potential to grow and learn.” – Arthur P. Ciaramicoli


288. “Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny. inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”


289. “At the core of your heart. you are perfect and pure. No one and nothing can alter that.” – Amit Ray


290. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first” – Charles Bukowski


291. “To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.”


292. “Being your authentic and unapologetic self… Now that’s courage. confidence. and self-love! Never underestimate yourself… There’s great power in simply being YOU.”—Stephanie Lahart


293. “To become authentic we require a thirst for freedom.” – Don Mateo Sol.


294. “Don’t trade your authenticity for approval.” – Anonymous


295. “When you doubt your power. you give power to your doubt.” – Honore de Balzac


296. “As I began to love myself. I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living my own truth. Today I know this is authenticity.” Charlie Chaplin


297. “So, what if, instead of thinking about solving you whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow.” – Rainbow Rowell


298. “Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing. who you’re around. what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.”


299. “Authenticity is at the heart of success.” Anonymous


300. “With every act of self-care, your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side; I am on my side; each day I am more and more on my own side.” – Susan Weiss Berry


301. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”


302. “I have many years to get better and better, and that has to be my ambition. The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.” – Lionel Messi


303. Authenticity is about being true to who you are, even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else.


304. Be yourself. Authenticity trumps cool every time.


305. “The movement toward gratitude, authenticity, and union is the natural and organic inner work of the second half of our lives.” — Richard Rohr


306. Aspire to be authentic.


307. Find your own authentic leadership style; your own unique way of listening to, helping and engaging with your front line. Challenge the often formidable psychological distance between basement and boardroom. Your people will thank you, and so will your customers. - Author: Chris Van Gorder


308. “We start to feel not good enough and we withdraw our hearts energy and sensor our authentic expression, and that hurts!” — Agapi Stassinopoulos


309. “It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us. as the confidence of their help.” — Epicurus


310. “I really feel strongly that we don’t need to dumb things down for children. “ – Jessie Mueller


311. “A leader will find it difficult to articulate a coherent vision unless it expresses his core values. his basic identity….one must first embark on the formidable journey of self-discovery in order to create a vision with authentic soul.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihaly


312. “Live authentically. Grow continuously. Care for others. Give your best. Serve with humility.”


313. “Be authentic. Be genuine. Be real. Be yourself.” – Tai Sheridan


314. “A heart that can break is better than no heart at all.” – Marty Rubin


315. “Self-development is a contradiction in terms Personal development is the way.” – Frank Ra


316. “The mark of a wild heart is living out the paradox of love in our lives. It’s the ability to be tough and tender, excited and scared, brave and afraid—all in the same moment. It’s showing up in our vulnerability and our courage, being both fierce and kind.”


317. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James


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


319. “If you believe in it and believe in it hard. it is impossible to fail.” – Ray Kroc


320. “As you grow in self-esteem. your face. manner. way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive.” – Nathaniel Branden


321. “Be authentic to yourself, but if you must cheat, cheat yourself out of the lies the world created.”


322. “Aspire to be authentic.”


323. Courage leads you to win battles everyone may lose.


324. “We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.”


325. “The more you understand yourself and your emotions. the more you like discovering yourself.” – James Hilton


326. Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.


327. “People's passion and desire for authenticity is strong.” —Constance Wu


328. “It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness. and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.” – Eric Hoffer


329. “When we’re anxious. disconnected. vulnerable. alone. and feeling helpless. the booze and food and work and endless hours online feel like comfort. but in reality. they’re only casting their long shadows over our lives.”


330. “Being authentic begins with unconditional self acceptance – imperfections and all.” – Azim Jamal & Brian Tracy


331. They all believed in him because of the authenticity of his musical talent and his faith in it.


332. “Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison. and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.” — T. D. Jakes


333. There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn’t back in the days when they did ‘Cleopatra,’ where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave.


334. Live authentically. Why would you continue to compromise something that’s beautiful to create something that is fake.– Steve Maraboli


335. “If you’re your authentic self, you have no competition.” – Unknown


336. “Know your worth & then keep raising the bar.” — Hiral Nagda


337. “I’m not Looking to Escape my Darkness. I’m learning to love myself here”


338. “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brene Brown


339. “Why. when we know that there's no such thing as perfect. do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No - the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and down-to-earth. We love authenticity and we know that life is messy and imperfect.”


340. “Tequila makes me dream up things like dance battles.”


341. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”


342. “To accept oneself completely is to know the truest kind of self-love.” – Anonymous


343. “Be genuine, be real, be authentic.”


344. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith


345. “Love yourself unconditionally. just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.”


346. “You and you alone are the only person that can live the life that writes the story that you were meant to tell. And the world needs your story because the world needs your voice.” — Kerry Washington


347. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet. keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the


348. “To become conscious and aware, we must become authentic. Authenticity is the highest form of being.” – Teal Swan


349. Honesty come from authenticity.


350. “I’m not confused. I’m just well mixed.” —Robert Frost


351. “Live like you want. not how others want you to live.” ― anonymous


352. “The best version of ourselves is to be our true selves; perfection is not necessary.”


353. Pretentiousness repels but authenticity attracts, and vulnerability is the pathway to intimacy.


354. “We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.” – Barbara De Angelis


355. “Your time is limited. so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important. have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs


356. “True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness.”


357. “Authenticity starts in the heart.” Brian D’Angelo


358. When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.


359. “Being sincere and true to yourself defines your authenticity.” – Arsenio V. Manalo Jr.


360. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” – Brené Brown


361. “You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.”


362. “When do you feel most authentic? Authenticity feels so natural, so why isn’t it easy?” – Robert Holden


363. “If you know your true worth. you do not need anyone else to confirm it.” – Alan Cohen


364. “The more you believe in yourself. the more likely it is that others will believe in you too.” – Unknown


365. “Revolution might sound a little dramatic. but in this world. choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance. Choosing to live and love with our whole hearts is an act of defiance. You’re going to confuse. piss off. and terrify lots of people - including yourself. One minute you’ll pray that the transformation stops. and the next minute you’ll pray that it never ends. You’ll also wonder how you can feel so brave and so afraid at the same time. At least that’s how I feel most of the time...brave. afraid. and very. very alive.”


366. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart. we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”


367. “We are only as strong as we are united. as weak as we are divided.”~ J.K. Rowling


368. Authenticity requires us to slow down. Fast times require us to slow down. To be effective, we need to slow down our pace of thought and action and focus on managing our attention. To be authentic leaders we need to act from intention and choice rather than from habit and impulse. - Author: Henna Inam


369. ” Authenticity is more than speaking; Authenticity is also about doing. Every decision we make says something about who we are.” Simon Sinek


370. Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters. - Don Coppersmith.


371. “To me. being successful means being a kind. genuine. good hearted. open minded person.”


372. “True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you to be who you are.”


373. “It’s not about losing weight; it’s about finding and listening to your authentic self. Under that constant battle with food, the shame, and the unrealistic superficial expectations lies your authentic self who knows what’s right for you. And how you want to feel. Find her.”


374. There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history.


375. “Communication works best when we combine appropriateness with authenticity, finding that sweet spot where opinions are not brutally honest but delicately honest.” —Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer


376. “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brené Brown


377. Never apologize for what you feel. It's like saying sorry for being real.


378. “Underestimate me. That’ll be fun.”


379. “Why, when we know that there’s no such thing as perfect, do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No – the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and down-to-earth. We love authenticity and we know that life is messy and imperfect.”


380. “You’re a fighter. Look at everything you’ve overcome. Don’t give up now.”– Olivia Benson


381. “Self-confidence is a superpower. once you believe in yourself. you can take over the world” Kids N Clicks


382. “Our vulnerability is that both blacks and whites can use our impossible racial authenticity against us. Both races can throw up our mixed background to challenge our authority to speak.” – Shelby Steele


383. “To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.”


384. “Be careful with whom you associate. especially when you feel emotionally vulnerable. because negative people can steal the dream right out of your heart.”


385. “Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” - Priscilla Presley, source unknown


386. Quotes About Dedication


387. “Authenticity starts in the heart.” – Brian D’Angelo


388. When you compare yourself to others, you actually suffocate your ability to love yourself.


389. “To become conscious and aware. we must become authentic. Authenticity is the highest form of being.” – Teal Swan


390. “What we spend our time and mental energy focusing on can indeed become our reality.” – Shawn Achor


391. “Authenticity is about imperfection.” – Simon Sinek


392. “Learning always involves self-transcendence. Learning calls forth what is in us, helping us to move toward authenticity and wholeness.” — Karl Rahner


393. Do you want to be in your own story or on the outside writing about it? Everyone battles fear and uncertainty every day. However, the only failure in life is believing that your value relies on other people’s approval or resources. The reality is this: When you are living your authentic self and not how people want you to act, then you are free to use the full spectrum of your creativity and gifts. People don’t need resources to get out of any life situation. They need creativity to create resources. When you realize that, becoming stuck is impossible.


394. A life lived with authentic passion will always result in a fulfilling life,


395. Soul sister who has encouraged me to trust my authentic Self, laugh at life's absurdities, and throw out an ugly suit!” – Bette J. Freedson, Soul Mothers' Wisdom


396. “Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is feeling the fear. the doubt. the insecurity. and deciding that something else is more important.” – Marl Manson


397. “Trust yourself—you know more than you think you do.” —Benjamin Spock, pediatrician.


398. “There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history.” – Isaac Newton


399. Stay true to your brand and true to your voice and audiences will respond to that authenticity with enthusiasm and passion.


400. “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?”


401. “When you show up authentic, you create the space for others to do the same. Walk in your truth.” – Anonymous


402. “The authentic self is soul made visible.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach


403. ″‘Smarter than I ever was. ’ her mom said. ‘And braver. I haven’t been on my own since the eighth grade.‘”


404. “The authenticity thing has never been an issue for me.” – Marcus Mumford


405. “Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure” – Stephen Russell


406. “Authenticity is essential to the soul!” — Brian Houston


407. “When you show up authentic. you create the space for others to do the same. Walk in your truth.”


408. “The authentic self is the soul made visible.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach


409. If we live our lives on the superficial level, life becomes depressing. But when we connect with each other from the heart, then that makes life beautiful and authentic. – Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


410. Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.


411. “One of the things I talk a lot about in my work that I try to practice – which is really hard – is in those moments where we’re being asked to do things or asked to take over or asked to take care of something, we have to have the courage to choose discomfort over resentment. And to me, a huge part of my authenticity practice has been choosing discomfort and saying no.”


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


413. ” A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval” Mark Twain


414. The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people, character authenticity, the less you can go wrong.


415. Authenticity starts in the heart.


416. “Always do what you are afraid of doing.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


417. “Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.”


418. “By setting aside time every day, we can leave the pixelated wilds and rest at least for a little while in a place of unplugged, authentic human connection.” – Meghan Cox Gurdon


419. “If you want to live an authentic, meaningful life, you need to master the art of disappointing and upsetting others, hurting feelings, and living with the reality that some people just won’t like you. It may not be easy, but it’s essential if you want your life to reflect your deepest desires, values, and needs. ” – Cheryl Richardson


420. “Walk as if you are enough. Eat as if you are enough. See. look. listen as if you are enough. Because it’s true.” – Geneen Roth


421. If we're going to be authentic in our leadership, we will have to be willing to serve, and we have to be willing to suffer. - Author: James M. Kouzes


422. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”


423. “Perhaps it takes courage to raise children.”


424. “From the corner of her eye she saw something bone white scamper from one tree trunk to another. closer and closer. She forced herself not to look at it.”


425. Well, I think everyone struggles with self-love. – Philip Seymour Hoffman


426. “Pretentiousness repels but authenticity attracts. and vulnerability is the pathway to intimacy.” – Rick Warren. ‘The Purpose Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For?’


427. If you think dealing with issues like worthiness and authenticity and vulnerability are not worthwhile because there are more pressing issues, like the bottom line or attendance or standardized test scores, you are sadly, sadly mistaken. It underpins everything.


428. “The best thing you can do to help others take responsibility is to authentically practice the behaviors that you want others to practice.” — Dr. Michelle Reina


429. “Authenticity means erasing the gap between what you firmly believe inside and what you reveal to the outside world.” -Adam Grant


430. “The best thing I can do is be authentically myself. show my flaws. show the things that are beautiful about me because there are so many beautiful things about me-and to be kind and not judge someone else’s flaws. We all have them.” – Jennifer Lawrence


431. “5 reminders for today: You are enough. Your dreams matter. Miracles are natural. Authenticity is magnetic. You’ve totally got this.”


432. “The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you!” – Isa Zapata


433. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let out true selves be seen.” Brene Brown


434. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging. in fact. can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance. because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic. vulnerable and imperfect.” – Brene Brown


435. When a person has gone through the journey of finding and pursuing their most authentic self and shares that gift, for me, that’s beautiful.” —Geena Rocero


436. “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” — Zig Ziglar


437. I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else? – Shailene Woodley


438. You live in this world once. Let your true and authentic YOU get unleashed. The world is desperately waiting your unique brand unchained. - Author: Assegid Habtewold


439. “I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had. I’d have done it a lot earlier.” – Oprah Winfrey


440. “Bravery is good when the cause is good.” – Bernhard Schlink


441. “You will never truly be free until you’re living in authenticity.” – Christy Ann


442. We must fall in love with ourselves. . – Mae West


443. “Be in the world, but don’t let the world be in you. Love, and yet don’t be lost in it. Relate, and yet be alone, utterly alone. Know perfectly well that all relationship is a game: play the game and play it as beautifully as possible and as skillfully as possible.” – Osho


444. “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable. but they’re never weakness.” – Brené Brown


445. “There’s only one investment that will never go down — an investment in yourself.” ― Frank Sonnenberg


446. “Go above and beyond for yourself! You do it for family. friends. and colleagues. but don’t forget about YOU. It’s important to include yourself… You are worthy of your own kindness. too!” — Stephanie Lahart


447. “Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace. joy and gratitude into our lives.”


448. I will stick with it until I am satisfied with the results


449. When you trust your own abilities and those of the people around you, you overcome fear. And when the people you lead trust themselves and you - that you have their best interests at heart and are authentic - is when you and they will achieve the most. - Author: Phil Dourado


450. “Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet⁠—thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing—consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.” – Lance Secretan


451. “The quality of your life is directly related to the authenticity of the dreams you choose to follow.” – Anonymous


452. “Choosing authenticity means cultivating the courage to be imperfect, to set boundaries, and to allow ourselves to be vulnerable; exercising the compassion that comes from knowing that we are all made of strength and struggle; and nurturing the connection and sense of belonging that can only happen when we believe that we are enough.”


453. “Authenticity is what makes a relatable person believable. It is what makes relatability sustainable. Anyone can take relatability for a time, but authenticity is what makes it real.” – Michele Jennae


454. Best believe quotes about love and life.


455. “In impostor syndrome, we do not show the outside world our true and authentic selves. We show up as an avatar or a carefully constructed persona.” – Jennifer Hunt


456. “Authentic you is the desired you; do not try to be anybody else but just you.” ― Dr. Lucas D. Shallua


457. Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ­-Christopher Robin


458. “Truth is a point of view, but authenticity can’t be faked.” – Peter Guber


459. “Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror, and you want to be proud of the person who’s looking back at you. And you can only do that if you’re being honest with yourself and being a person of high character. You have an opportunity every single day to write that story of your life.” – Aaron Rodgers


460. “If you choose to be fearless. then be fearlessly authentic not an imitation of someone you envy.” – Shannon L. Alder


461. To love yourself fully, you have to forgive yourself first. Once you make peace with your past, you’ll find a more lovable self in the present.


462. “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.” — Brené Brown


463. “Be kind to yourself. to others and everything around you.” — Alexandra Stoddard.


464. “To become conscious and aware. we must become authentic. Authenticity is the highest form of being.” Teal Swan


465. “To uncover your true potential, you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” – Picabo Street


466. “The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.” — John Steinbeck


467. “Mindset. It’s all about mindset. From the moment you wake up to the moment you rest your head at night. Everything is up to you. Your emotions. your thoughts. your perception. your reactions. Every moment.”- Unknown


468. “Nostalgia is also a dangerous form of comparison. Think about how often we compare our lives to a memory that nostalgia has so completely edited that it never really existed.” – Brené Brown


469. “The key to achieving success is believing in yourself and having the strength and motivation to persevere.” – Jane John-Nwankwo


470. “Once trust is built, distance cannot kill it. Time and space alone cannot destroy authentic connection.” ― Vironika Tugaleva


471. “There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn’t back in the days when they did ‘Cleopatra,’ where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave.” – John Milius


472. “My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be.” – Channing Tatum


473. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart. we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith


474. For those of you who really want to give critical thought to your unique leadership style and foster genuine followership, learn from what's out there and weave it into something meaningful and authentic. - Author: Stacy Feiner


475. “The destination is fulfilling when the path is authentically your own; find the courage and forge your own path; your essence is at stake”


476. “Once trust is built, distance cannot kill it. Time and space alone cannot destroy authentic connection.” – Vironika Tugaleva.


477. “I like my stilettos like I like my margins…. High.” – Codie Sanchez


478. “In the life of the individual, an aesthetic sensibility is both more authentic and more commendable than a political or religious one.” - Tom Robbins


479. “Some people like you. some people don’t. In the end. you just have to be yourself.” – Andres Iniesta


480. “Well. everybody does it that way. Huck.”


481. “Just be you. be beautiful and be comfortable in your own skin.”


482. “I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green


483. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions. their lives a mimicry. their passions a quotation.”


484. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine. and shadows will fall behind you.”- Walt Whitman


485. “There can be no faith in government if our highest offices are excused from scrutiny – they should be setting the example of transparency.” Edwards Snowden


486. “If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”


487. “Scare the world: Be exactly who you say you are and tell the truth.” – Iain Cain Thomas


488. “Success is a mindset and not a point in time but an inbuilt combination of character, discipline, behaviors and set of principles that make who the person becomes.”―Dr. Lucas D. Shallua


489. “Postpartum depression is hard to describe — the way the body and mind and spirit fracture and crumble in the wake of what most believe should be a celebratory time. I cringed when I watched my interview on television because of my inability to share authentically what I was going through, what so many women go through. I fear more often than not, for this reason alone, we choose silence. And the danger of being silent means only that others will suffer in silence and may never be able to feel whole because of it.” — Goop


490. Time erodes people, and when you are old enough you weigh nothing. It's comforting to know that I will never be as frail. - Author: Maija Haavisto


491. “Authenticity is your most precious commodity as a leader.” – Marcus Buckingham


492. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out. but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” –Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


493. “Authenticity over everything.” Anonymous


494. “Details matter. They create depth, and depth creates authenticity.” -Neil Blumenthal


495. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be. rather than being yourself.”– Shannon L. Alder


496. “If you trade your authenticity for safety. you may experience the following: anxiety. depression. eating disorders. addiction. rage. blame. resentment. and inexplicable grief.” – Brene Brown


497. In time she realized that beauty is about being yourself, natural and authentic. - Mihaela Noroc


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


499. There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible that in any profane history


500. “The road to enlightenment is paved with authenticity, not imitation.” — Alan Cohen


501. “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.” – Ken Keyes.


502. “Being yourself is the greatest gift you can give yourself and the world because the world needs more authentic and real souls.” ― Hiral Nagda


503. “June has never looked more beautiful than she does now. unadorned and honest. vulnerable yet invincible.”


504. “In its original Latin form. sacrifice means to make sacred or to make holy.”


505. “Authenticity is freedom from the illusion of fear and alignment to the reality of love.” – Anonymous


506. “As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know this is ‘authenticity.’” – Charlie Chaplin


507. “Brave men don’t belong to any one country. I respect bravery wherever I see it.” – Harry S. Truman


508. “Love yourself like you’re the only you there is” – Jen Sincero; You Are a Badass


509. “Live authentically. Why would you continue to compromise something that’s beautiful to create something that is fake?” ― Steve Maraboli


510. “The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


511. “Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. you will too.”


512. Quotes on belief and trust.


513. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain


514. “You can be anything or anyone you want, just act like it.” — Lucille Ball


515. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete. everyone will respect you.”


516. “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.”


517. We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.


518. “Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.” –Brian Tracy


519. Made a mistake today? Great! What can you do better next time?


520. “I choose to be authentic in everything I do.” – India Arie


521. “I discovered that being nice can make us secretly less loving and more burnt out over time as we stray further and further from our authentic selves.”—Aziz Gazipura


522. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror?”


523. “Stay true to yourself. People respond to authenticity.” — Barbra Streisand


524. “Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthy of acceptance and belonging.”


525. “Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.” — Amit Ray


526. “Our children make us so vulnerable. Our parents too. I suppose.” – Sara Sheridan


527. “Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. Its about finding your authentic self. The one youve buried beneath other peoples needs.” — Kristen Hannah


528. “Authenticity is about being true to who you are.” Michael Jordan


529. “When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them.”


530. “[I]n all my research. the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion.”


531. ″‘Well. I was with [Caspian] on that journey: with him and Reepicheep the Mouse. and the Lord Drinian and all of them […] and what I want to say is this. that I’m the King’s man; and if this parliament of owls is any sort of plot against the King. I’m having nothing to do with it.‘”


532. “You are more. so much more than the love that wasn’t enough.” – Lauren M. Garcia


533. “The successful warrior is the average man with laser-like focus.”


534. “If you’re your authentic self. you have no competition.” Anonymous


535. “The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.” – Erik Erikson


536. “Failure is authentic, and because it’s authentic, it’s real and genuine, and because of that, it’s a pure state of being.” Douglas Coupland


537. “You are enough. You are so enough. it is unbelievable how enough you are.”


538. “Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.”


539. “The quality of your life is directly related to the authenticity of the dreams you choose to follow.” Anonymous


540. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.” – Brene Brown


541. “Accept right now that you are magnificent. Being your real. TRUE. authentic self is what’s most awesome about you.” —Gabby Bernstein


542. “Find the courage to be authentic. Not everyone will like you. but no one can if they don’t get a chance to know you.”


543. “Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment, or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you’re supposed to be. Your fictional self is who you are when you have a social mask on to please everyone else. Give yourself permission to be your authentic self.” – Dr. Phil


544. Your ability to realize your potential will depend upon your willingness to hone your skills, to take bold risks, and to put your ego on the line in pursuit of something greater.


545. “When you are authentic, you create a certain energy; people want to be around you because you are unique.” – Andie MacDowell


546. The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.


547. We need to be visionary; we have to be bold.


548. “When there is no enemy within. the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” – African Proverb


549. “If you can see yourself as an artist. and you can see that your life is your own creation. then why not create the most beautiful story for yourself?” ― Miguel Ruiz


550. “Live authentic. Be authentic.”


551. “Make sure life the best story ever written through a journey filled with overcoming obstacles, taking risks, and continuing to develop.” – Catherine Pulsifer


552. “It’s important to know your flaws and faults. It doesn’t mean you dwell on them or you down yourself if you state them is knowing yourself. Self awareness is how you decide what you can and want to change ad what you should accept.” ― Unknown


553. “You are worthy of love and respect. simply because you exist.”


554. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”


555. “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”


556. Authentic leadership is a whole body experience. Our bodies have a lot more to teach us about ourselves than our thoughts. - Author: Henna Inam


557. Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward


558. As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is authenticity.


559. I've had to learn through experiences not to be afraid to fail. You don't know what the future holds for you. You can hope your dreams come true, but you have to be fearless. I don't want to look back and think, 'What if?' — Nastia Liukin


560. “Don’t fall into the trap of sacrificing your self-esteem for affection and acceptance.” – Ashley Graham


561. “When you are authentic, you create a certain energy, people want to be around you because you are unique.” – Andie MacDowell


562. Don’t be afraid to be different, be afraid to never try.


563. “The core of authenticity is the courage to be imperfect. vulnerable. and to set boundaries.” – Brené Brown


564. Leadership is defined as authentic transformative energy that adds value to others - Author: Kevin Cashman


565. Don’t be scared to present the real you to the world, authenticity is at the heart of success. Click to tweet!– unknown


566. I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.


567. “I see now that the path I choose through the maze makes me what I am. I am not only a thing. but also a way of being—one of many ways—and knowing the paths I have followed and the ones left to take will help me understand what I am becoming.”


568. “Authenticity is critical to leadership. That means trying to be yourself—this involves some self-disclosure, admitting what you don’t know, and being willing to ask questions.” – Robert S. Kaplan


569. “My mother’s death was brave. I remember how calm she was. how determined. It isn’t just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it. without hesitation. and without appearing to consider another option.”


570. “One of the greatest barriers to connection is the cultural importance we place on ‘going it alone.’ Somehow. we’ve come to equate success with not needing anyone. Many of us are willing to extend a helping hand. but we’re very reluctant to reach out for help when we need it ourselves. It’s as if we’ve divided the world into ‘those who offer help’ and ‘those who need help.’ The truth is that we are both.”


571. “We’re often afraid of being vulnerable. but vulnerability creates genuine connection.”


572. “Authenticity requires a certain measure of vulnerability. transparency. and integrity.” – Janet Louise Stephenson


573. “Gratitude unlocks all that’s blocking us from really feeling truthful, really feeling authentic and vulnerable and happy.” – Gabrielle Bernstein


574. “It's about showing up. And sometimes I don't do it. I almost always regret it. but sometimes I don't do it. Sometimes I walk into a situation where I'm intimidated and I want to be liked and I want to fit in. and I don't choose authenticity. And it's always pretty miserable.”


575. “With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side.” – Susan Weiss Berry


576. Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.


577. “Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.” — Lemuel K. Washburn


578. “I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.” – Oprah Winfrey


579. “Authenticity requires a certain measure of vulnerability. transparency. and integrity.” Janet Louise Stephenson


580. “Authenticity can’t be replicated or faked. You’re either real, or you’re not.” – Bibi Bourelly


581. I am strong. I am beautiful. I am enough. – Vanessa Pawlowski


582. Authentic leaders are often accused of being "controlling" by those who idly sit by and do nothing - Author: John Paul Warren


583. “Healthy self love means being gentle with the soul within you. To love oneself is the purest. bravest thing. Anybody in the entire world can experience self love. Just do the simple acts of love for yourself. and then your authentic self begins.”


584. “Authenticity is magnetic.” Anonymous


585. Self-love is the source of all our other loves


586. “The more you can tap into your most authentic YOU. the more you can experience your full power. YOUR TRUE MAGIC.” – Unknown


587. “Pretentiousness repels but authenticity attracts. and vulnerability is the pathway to intimacy.”


588. “For me. happiness is the joy we feel striving after our potential.” – Shawn Achor


589. “Authenticity is critical to leadership. That means trying to be yourself – this involves some self-disclosure. admitting what you don’t know and being willing to ask questions.” – Robert S. Kaplan


590. “Authenticity—knowing who you are and being brave enough to live it.” – Anonymous


591. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ~ Erica Jong


592. “Less perfection. More authenticity.”


593. “Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily. the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” – The Buddha (Sutta Nipata)


594. “I was raised by a woman who was her true and authentic self. So I feel like it’s very important to put on for people who aren’t that confident or people who don’t realize the value in self


595. “When you start to beat yourself up, remind yourself of how worthy you are of love.” – Demi Lovato


596. “Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.” ― Kristin Hannah


597. “Failure actually helps you to recognize the areas where you need to evolve.” – Will Smith


598. “Live authentically. Why would you continue to compromise something that’s beautiful to create something that is fake?”


599. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.” – Brene Brown


600. “Stand up straight and realize who you are. that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight.” - Maya Angelou


601. Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. — Coco Chanel


602. When you are authentic, you create a certain energy, people want to be around you because you are unique.


603. “Don’t worry about being good. Aspire to be authentic.” – Yann Martel


604. “There’s an authenticity in just being who you are and not having an act about it or wearing clothes you normally wouldn’t wear. I’m just comfortable in my own skin.” – Luke Combs


605. “Be true to yourself. help others. make each day your masterpiece. make friendship a fine art. drink deeply from good books…” – John Wooden


606. The authentic self is soul made visible.


607. You have to imprint your own style. People like authentic personalities. - Author: Dexter Hawk


608. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following—anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.”


609. “I need to be startlingly clear. This thing of finding your authentic voice. expressing your blessed weirdness and revealing your soul isn’t an elegant process. You don’t do it to be cool. You don’t do it to get laid or get rich. It’s only real when it is ruthless. relentless and inevitable. But it is also a matter of personal and collective survival. Yes. it’s that important. You are that critical.”


610. “I swim in the oceans of judgments, and drown too deep in the puddles of self-doubt.” – Nimisha Toshniwal


611. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ― E. E. cummings


612. “Self confidence is a super power. Once you start to believe in yourself. magic starts happening.”


613. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” — Brené Brown


614. “If I stay in my constraints and let them do their work, if I consider that my duty to follow through on my commitments is just as ‘authentic’ as my feelings or desires, then my constraints have the potential to set me free from the tyranny of my own flesh and forge me into a person of love.”


615. Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.


616. “A combination of self-doubt. giving up too early. and not pushing hard enough prevents most people from ever reaching anywhere near their potential.” – Sam Altman


617. “Always believe in yourself. No matter who’s around you being negative or thrusting negative energy at you. totally block it off. Because whatever you believe. you become.” ― Michael Jackson


618. “Always do your best and you will find that you never need to compare yourself to others.”


619. “Genuine people don’t come around too often. If you find somebody real enough to stay true, keep them close.”


620. “When well-being comes from engaging our strengths and virtues, our lives are imbued with authenticity.” — Martin Seligman


621. “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.”


622. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”


623. Authentic leadership is at the root of cultures of great innovation, engagement, outstanding client experiences, and growth. - Author: Henna Inam


624. If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. – Virginia Woolf


625. “Life's trials will test you. and shape you. but don’t let them change who you are.”


626. “Have the courage to be who you are. not what people expect you to be.”


627. “Living from a place of authenticity is difficult because those living in distortion see you as a threat to their delusion and some are so attached to that delusion that they will behave in erratic ways to defend their ego’s projection of wounding.” Suzanne Wagner


628. “To tell the truth is very difficult. and young people are rarely capable of it.”


629. “All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller


630. “Uncover your true self.”


631. The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore. —C. JoyBell C.


632. “Fate loves the fearless.” – James Russell Lowell


633. “Be yourself. The world worships the original.” — Ingrid Bergman


634. “If you have the ability to love. love yourself first.” — Charles Bukowski


635. “Authenticity is really important, and sometimes thats really hard to get.” — Tom Freston


636. “As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today. I know. this is “AUTHENTICITY”.


637. “There is enchantment in a uniform. especially one that marks the wearer as a person of rare skills. courage or achievement.”


638. “I do not need other people to feel happy.”


639. “Keep your hopes up.”


640. “People’s passion and desire for authenticity is strong.” —Constance Wu


641. “Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you’re supposed to be. Your fictional self is who you are when you have a social mask on to please everyone else. Give yourself permission to be your authentic self.” – Dr. Phil


642. “Above all. be the heroine of your life. not the victim.


643. “Don't let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself.” – Stacy London


644. “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


645. Professionalism is always the enemy of authentic gospel leadership. Leaders - Author: Tim Chester


646. “It is in the healing of self-blame and judgement. that the self is liberated from the constraints of binding emotions...And you come to remember your true authentic self." © 2015 W.E. Slater”


647. “To become authentic we require a thirst for freedom.” Don Mateo Sol


648. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect.” – Brené Brown


649. “When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.” – Wynonna Judd


650. The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.


651. “Authenticity is the alignment of head. mouth. heart. and feet – thinking. saying. feeling. and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust. and followers love leaders they can trust.” – Lance Secretan


652. “Authenticity is not something we have or don’t have. It’s a practice – a conscious choice of how we want to live. Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” – Brene Brown


653. “I’d much rather have the honesty than not. Because if you will say what’s on your mind and get it off your chest, then the sooner I can prove you wrong!” — Garth Brooks


654. “Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.” Susan David


655. “The world just wants your authentic truth.” ― Gabby Bernstein


656. “Argue for your limitations and. sure enough. they’re yours.”– Richard Bach


657. You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. – Diane Von Furstenberg


658. “With every act of self-care your authentic self gets stronger, and the critical, fearful mind gets weaker. Every act of self-care is a powerful declaration: I am on my side, I am on my side, each day I am more and more on my own side.” — Susan Weiss Berry


659. “There’s nothing more beautiful than authenticity. There’s nothing stronger than vulnerability. There’s no better time than now.” – Vironika Tugaleva


660. “Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open. for wounding. but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming to you. in the form of people. situations. and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable. i.e. open.”


661. The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.


662. “Vulnerability is the portal to feeling. Feeling is the portal to strength.” – A.D. Posey


663. “The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life.” ― Bruce Jenner


664. “Just as with her own life


665. She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself. —Anais Nin


666. “If you believe you can make a difference. then you will make a difference. Believe in yourself. your family. and your community and you will win.” – Lindsay Fox


667. “Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror. and you want to be proud of the person who’s looking back at you. And you can only do that if you’re being honest with yourself and being a person of high character.


668. “Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them.” – Warren G. Bennis


669. “Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism.”


670. “Authenticity is freedom from the illusion of fear and alignment to the reality of love.”


671. “Authenticity is not needing external approval to feel good about your actions.” – Anonymous


672. “True courage comes not just from feeling confident and strong. but from being the honest. authentic expression of yourself. Think about how audacious it is to really believe in yourself.”


673. “The love, kindnesses, and value we have given authentically to others will be our remaining treasures at the end of life.” – Steve Brunkhorst


674. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” — John Wooden


675. “Soul is about authenticity. Soul is about finding the things in your life that are real and pure.” — John Legend


676. Arrive 10 to 15 Minutes Early


677. “Being authentic begins with unconditional self-acceptance—imperfections and all.” – Azim Jamal and Brian Tracy


678. “The keys to brand success are self-definition. transparency. authenticity. and accountability.” – Simon Mainwaring


679. “The Ego, however, is not who you really are. The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing. Your social mask thrives on approval. It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear.”


680. “If you are moving forward in your life. If you are progressing personally. professionally emotionally. spiritually – you will be happy.”


681. “Why would you pretend to not be you. when you are created as you?”


682. If there was no fear, how could there be comfort? Or courage?


683. “If you’re your authentic self. you have no competition.”


684. “Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for.“ - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays


685. “Within you, there is stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” — Hermann Hesse


686. “It’s hard to practice compassion when we’re struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.”


687. “People are just looking for honesty and authenticity more than anything.” – Sarah Huckabee Sanders


688. “In order to be good, one needs to be virtuous, not "nice". In order to be true, one needs to be honest, not "authentic". In order to be wise, one needs to be discriminating, not "open-minded". And in order to be civilized, one needs to be principled, not "sophisticated".”


689. “Self-discovery changes everything. including your relationships with people. When you find your authentic self. those who loved your mask are disappointed.”


690. “Stay true to your brand and true to your voice and audiences will respond to that authenticity with enthusiasm and passion.” – Kevin Spacey


691. “Erase self-doubt by working to build your strengths instead of focusing on your weaknesses.” – Rodolfo Costa


692. “The more we see ourselves as a vibrant, successful, inspiring person who boldly declares and manifests her vision, the more we become just that.” ― Kristi Bowman


693. “You are enough to start a movement. Individual people can come together around things that they know are unjust. And they can spark change.”


694. If the stories of our faith are such that you're too young to remember them, then you are not old enough to preach. - Author: Fred B. Craddock


695. “Being sincere and true to yourself defines your authenticity.” — Arsenio V Manalo Jr


696. “Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace, joy and gratitude into our lives.”


697. “Whether you’re authentic about something that feels good or something that doesn’t feel good, authenticity is going to increase your frequency.” – Teal Swan


698. “Stay true to your brand and true to your voice and audiences will respond to that authenticity with enthusiasm and passion.” Kevin Spacey


699. “A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”


700. “Be authentic. Speak sincerely. Listen thoughtfully. Act compassionately and love. Always love. What we bring to life becomes our life.”


701. “Only when diverse perspectives are included, respected, and valued can we start to get a full picture of the world:”


702. “Many people think that being spiritual means being positive. but being spiritual means being conscious is a much different thing than to become positive. To become conscious and aware. we must become authentic. Authenticity includes both positive and negative.” – Teal Swan


703. “To be courageous. these stories make clear. requires no exceptional qualifications. no magic formula. no special combination of time. place and circumstance. It is an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to us all.”


704. “Shine with all you have. When someone tries to blow you out. just take their oxygen and burn brighter.”


705. “When teachers doubt your potential, show them how wrong they truly are.” ― Ace Antonio Hall


706. “I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had. I’d have done it a lot earlier.” Oprah Winfrey


707. “Sensuality is the truest and most authentic and passionate expression of ourselves that our souls ever desire.”


708. “Do not undervalue what you are ultimately worth because you are at a momentary disadvantage.” - Sherry Thomas


709. “Apply yourself. Get all the education you can. but then. by God. do something. Don’t just stand there. make it happen.” — Lee Iacocca


710. “Be congruent. Be authentic. Be your true self.” – Mahatma Gandhi


711. “People on a spiritual path – personal growth, spiritual practice, recovery, yoga and so forth – are the last people who should be sitting out the social and political issues of our day.” – Marianne Williamson


712. “There is only one art. whose sole criterion is the power. the authenticity. the revelatory insight. the courage and suggestiveness with which it seeks its truth. Thus. from the standpoint of the work and its worth it is irrelevant to which political ideas the artist as a citizen claims allegiance. which ideas he would like to serve with his work or whether he holds any such ideas at all.” – Vaclav Havel


713. “Authenticity means erasing the gap between what you firmly believe inside and what you reveal to the outside world.” – Adam Grant


714. “When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly. God is the electricity that surges between them.”


715. “Love yourself from within.” – ATGW


716. “If I cannot do great things. I can do small things in a great way.”


717. “Be your authentic self! Who you truly are; not who you learned to be.”


718. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi


719. “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” – Coco Chanel


720. “The willingness to show up changes us, It makes us a little braver each time.” – Brené Brown


721. “I dare do all that may become a man;


722. “Living from a place of authenticity is difficult because those living in distortion see you as a threat to their delusion, and some are so attached to that delusion that they will behave in erratic ways to defend their ego’s projection of wounding.” – Suzanne Wagner


723. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”—Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey. Read these be yourself quotes that help you embrace your whole self.


724. “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost


725. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


726. Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering I will try again tomorrow.” — Mary Anne Radmacher


727. “Life isn’t about being strong or pretending we are strong to impress others. It takes courage to be authentic with our feelings and acknowledge that real strength comes from recognizing our moments of weakness.”


728. The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people, character authenticity, the less you can go wrong. That's how I feel now, no matter what you're doing. - David O. Russell


729. “Aspire to be authentic.” Yann Martel


730. “Be confused, it’s where you begin to learn new things. Be broken, it’s where you begin to heal. Be frustrated, it’s where you start to make more authentic decisions. Be sad, because if we are brave enough we can hear our heart’s wisdom through it. Be whatever you are right now. No more hiding. You are worthy, always. S.C. Lourie


731. “You can leave Dubai, but it will never leave you.” Anonymous


732. “Yes. in all my research. the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion.” – Deepak Chopra


733. “It is interesting how often we can’t see all the ways in which we are being strong.”


734. We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart. – Tabatha Coffey


735. “The authentic self is soul made visible.” ― Sarah Ban Breathnach


736. “I wish you would be more true to your demographic profile. Life is confusing enough.”


737. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.”


738. “Don’t give up great things take time.”


739. “If you can believe it. the mind can achieve it.” – Ronnie Lott


740. “Authenticity soothes the soul.”


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


742. “Many people don’t even dare to be authentic with their partner. They think they need to keep some parts hidden. As much as possible, they prefer to show their partner their “presentable self” only. They believe that, if they were to be authentic and up-front about their desires and needs, it would place too much strain on the relationship. The very opposite is the case, though: authenticity is what makes a relationship exciting and lively.” – Stefanie Stahl


743. “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.” — Brené Brown


744. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. — Brené Brown


745. “I’m everything you want, but can’t have.”


746. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”


747. “Live authentically. Why would you continue to compromise something that’s beautiful to create something that is fake?” – Steve Maraboli


748. “Authenticity can’t be replicated or faked. You’re either real or you’re not.” — Bibi Bourelly


749. “We need to appreciate the unity of authenticity, morality, and happiness.” — Xunwu Chen


750. “You yourself. as much as anybody in the entire universe. deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha


751. The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect. – Brene Brown


752. “It’s never too late to try authenticity.” – Miranda Devine


753. “Inner Strength can break any inertia and take you out of comfort zone.” ~ Invajy


754. “That’s what rock music is, I think – constantly searching for authenticity, and being as honest as possible.” -Jonathan Jackson


755. “Whether you’re authentic about something that feels good or something that doesn’t feel good. authenticity is going to increase your frequency.” – Teal Swan


756. “Know yourself to improve yourself.” – Auguste Comte


757. “What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful. There’s a word for it—authentic.” – Anonymous


758. “We all have our limitations, but when we listen to our critics, we also have theirs.” —Robert Breault, opera singer


759. “Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings. passions. and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.”- Bernard Baruch


760. The keys to brand success are self- definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.


761. “Authenticity reduces stress and produces faith in oneself and in the potential to grow and learn.” ― Arthur P. Ciaramicoli


762. “Authenticity is very important. Be true to one’s self.” – Laila Ali


763. “To become authentic we require a thirst for freedom.” – Don Mateo Sol


764. “I’ve never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn’t seem very appealing to me.”


765. An honorable leader must demonstrate a willingness to reveal his or her 'inner self' to their team. It builds trust and trust is essential. It's also a sign of strength and authenticity, and people are attracted to those who are 'real' and authentic. - Author: Lee Ellis


766. “In the life of the individual, an aesthetic sensibility is both more authentic and more commendable than a political or religious one.” — Tom Robbins


767. “When you are real in your music. people know it and they feel your authenticity.” – Wynonna Judd


768. “Love is the absence of judgment.” – Dalai Lama


769. Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.


770. “The accusation that we’ve lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity.” – Patricia Hewitt


771. “Nobody who says. ‘I told you so’ has ever been. or will ever be. a hero.”


772. “Authenticity isn’t about what things appear to be. It’s about allowing things to be what they are. Authenticity is about getting away from hiding. from wearing a mask. from always asking. “How should I act? What should I say? What will people think?” That includes asking. “How should an authentic person act? What would a genuine person say?”


773. When an actor reaches down into his emotional well and pulls up a deeply personal response, the audience can sense something special is going on. They may not know exactly what they're seeing, but they recognize it as authentic. - Author: Martin Sheen


774. “Details matter. They create depth, and depth creates authenticity.” – Neil Blumenthal


775. “I believe that what we regret most are our failures of courage, whether it’s the courage to be kinder, to show up, to say how we feel, to set boundaries, to be good to ourselves. For that reason, regret can be the birthplace of empathy.” – Brené Brown


776. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”


777. “For the first time maybe ever. it didn't matter if I looked beautiful or not. I felt it.”―Kiera Cass


778. “It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” ― Denis Waitley


779. “We can never judge the lives of others. because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path. but it's another to think that yours is the only path.”


780. “Self-esteem is the person you really see when you look in the mirror.” – Sharon Michaels


781. “Fully accepting. loving. and being yourself allows you to be 100% authentic. This means being fully responsible for yourself.” – John Felitto


782. “True closeness can only be achieved through authenticity, openness, and empathy.” – Stefanie Stahl


783. “Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”– Tina Fey


784. “What happens when people open their hearts? They get better.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


785. “Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.” —George Herbert, poet


786. “weird is good. Normal is overrated”.


787. “The core essence of you is a beautiful. unique. authentic spirit and you are worthy of everything in life.”


788. “A successful life is an authentic life. Happiness and creativity rest on a foundation of transparency to yourself and others. Knowing your own heart and speaking clearly to others keep you on the path.” Gay Hendricks


789. “I find more of an authenticity in people who are a little strange – so I really like characters who are just the tiniest bit weird. I find enormous comfort in that – someone who’s kind of normal just doesn’t feel as true.” – Missi Pyle


790. “The greatest challenge in life is to be our own person and accept that being different is a blessing and not a curse.”


791. Accepting the reality of our sinfulness means accepting our authentic self.


792. “Authenticity requires a certain measure of vulnerability. transparency. and integrity.”


793. Authenticity is your most precious commodity as a leader.


794. “Authenticity is also about the courage and the vulnerability to say. Yeah, I'll try it. I feel pretty uncomfortable and I feel a little vulnerable, but I'll try it!”


795. “Authenticity is really important, and sometimes that’s really hard to get.” – Tom Freston


796. “Less perfection. More authenticity.” – Anonymous


797. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real—the choice to be honest, the choice to let our true selves be seen.”


798. I can do hard things.


799. “Just be yourself. be honest. work towards a goal and you’ll achieve it.” — Emraan Hashmi


800. “I never said to be like me, I say be yourself and make a difference.” ― Marilyn Manson


801. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”


802. The authentic self is soul made visible. - Sarah Ban Breathnach


803. “He is a man of courage who does not run away. but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.” – Socrates


804. “We are like puzzle pieces who are perfectly suited to make a giant picture together. but we are assembling ourselves in the dark.” – Vironika Tugaleva


805. “Authenticity is about being true to who you are, even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else.” – Michael Jordan


806. “To become authentic, we require a thirst for freedom.” – Don Mateo Sol


807. “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart. we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”– Dan Coppersmith


808. The truth is many of us have been socialized to think that if we are not the very best, if we are not at the top 1 percent of whatever it is we do, then we are not good enough. To reinforce this already pervasive mental model, society has established a competitive hierarchy for just about everything. – Elizabeth Thornton


809. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” – Brené Brown


810. “Authenticity is more than speaking; Authenticity is also about doing. Every decision we make says something about who we are.” – Simon Sinek


811. “Getting to know yourself helps you separate what you really want from what others expect of you.” – Anonymous


812. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”


813. “If we live our lives on the superficial level, life becomes depressing. But when we connect with each other from the heart, then that makes life beautiful and authentic.” ~ Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


814. Every endeavour pursued with passion produces a successful outcome regardless of the result. - Nick Bollettieri


815. “Trust, in its most primitive form, is based on authenticity, not flawlessness.” — Todd Duncan


816. “Be your authentic self. Your authentic self is who you are when you have no fear of judgment. or before the world starts pushing you around and telling you who you’re supposed to be. Your fictional self is who you are when you have a social mask on to please everyone else. Give yourself permission to be your authentic self.” – Dr. Phil


817. Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.


818. ″[Creators] know that any emotion will change. But because emotions are not the centerpiece of their lives. they do not pander to them.”


819. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love. belonging. joy. courage. empathy. and creativity. It is the source of hope. empathy. accountability. and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives. vulnerability is the path.”


820. “Live the beautiful. authentic truth inside your heart.”


821. “Courage is the birthplace of confidence.” — Debbie Millman


822. “It’s important to stay true to yourself. Have fun with fashion instead of letting it dictate.” – Estella Warren


823. “Know yourself. Be authentic. Have courage.” – Murad Shah


824. Put Yourself Out There


825. “My highest hope for her is just that she has the fearlessness to always be her authentic self, no matter what she thinks men want her to be.” — Channing Tatum


826. “Being comfortable in your own skin is one of the most important things to achieve.” – Kate Mara


827. “I relate to any prison movie. as long as it has some authenticity.” – Danny Trejo


828. “The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.”


829. “If you’re your authentic self, you have no competition.” – Anonymous


830. “Self-worth is not measured by what you have. no matter how full your life is. Rather. it comes from what you are. how authentically you’re really living your life. and how much you are willing to give to something other than your own insecurities.”


831. “It felt like a different Thomas that they were talking about. someone brave and strong who understood what had to be done. and felt no doubts.”


832. To become conscious and aware, we must become authentic. Authenticity is the highest form of being.


833. “You don't have to change who you are for anyone: if you are your regular. authentic. confident self. then you can push to do whatever you want.” - Marsai Martin


834. “Let them judge you. Let them misunderstand you. Let them gossip about you. Their opinions aren’t your problems. You stay kind, committed to love and free in your authenticity. No matter what they do or say, don’t doubt your worth or the beauty of your truth. Just keep shining like you always do.” – Scott Stabile


835. “When emerging from humble beginnings, those around you tend to underestimate your authenticity because they knew you before you were ‘somebody.’” – Criss Jami


836. “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic. imperfect selves to the world. our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”


837. “When you are authentic. you create a certain energy. people want to be around you because you are unique.” Andie MacDowell


838. Anger is not inherently destructive. My anger can be a force for good. My anger can be creative and imaginative, seeing a better world that doesn’t yet exist. It can fuel a righteous movement toward justice and freedom.” — Austin Channing Brown


839. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging. in fact. can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance. because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic. vulnerable and imperfect.”


840. “There’s only one investment that will never go down — an investment in yourself.”― Frank Sonnenberg


841. “I’m often wrong. but never in doubt.” – Ivy Baker Priest


842. “They don’t like it when your authenticity is louder than their façade.”


843. “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” – Brené Brown


844. “There’s an authenticity in just being who you are and not having an act about it or wear clothes you normally wouldn’t wear. I’m just comfortable in my own skin.” -Luke Combs


845. “You are not an option. a choice. or a soft place to land after a long battle. You were meant to be the one. If you can wrap yourself around the idea that you are something incredible. then you will stop excusing behavior that rapes your very soul. You were never meant to teach someone to love you. You were meant to be loved.” ― Shannon L. Alder


846. “You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” ― Gabby Douglas


847. “Be authentic, true to yourself, genuine. Question what you really love along the way. There are so many voices out there. And you can lose yourself.” Dion DiMucci


848. “You deserve to be in spaces and relationships that make you happy; that feed your soul and help you grow. You are worthy of connections that are loving. nourishing. kind and authentic. Before you settle for anything less than. remind yourself that the places you visit and people you journey with through life should make you feel safe. loved and enough.” – Alex Elle


849. “The problem is we’re looking for something that doesn’t exist. We’re looking for authenticity. There is no such thing as authenticity. There is either good art or bad art. Art is never about its content. It’s about its scaffolding.” – Chris Abani


850. “Be so authentically you that others feel safe to be themselves too.”

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