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850 Inspirational Be True To Yourself Quotes (2023)

1. “Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.”― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience


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


3. “Always stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.” ― Rakesh Valand


4. You’ve worked so hard to get here. Remember to follow your dreams and stay true to yourself as one chapter ends and the next begins. I am so proud of you.


5. Being true to yourself really means being true to all the complexities of the human spirit.


6. “The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself. especially when everybody is watching.” – Dave Chappelle


7. "One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.” —Michelle Obama"


8. “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” – Unknown


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


10. “When we own our stories, we avoid being trapped as characters in stories someone else is telling.”


11. “Well. if you’re true to yourself you’re going to be true to everyone else.” – John Wooden


12. “I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.” —Robert Downey Jr., actor


13. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” -Benjamin Disraeli


14. “Prove to the world you are worth something by treating yourself with the utmost respect and hope that other people will follow your example. And even if they don’t. at least one person in the world is treating you well: you.”


15. Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen. - Phillip Adams


16. “If you haven’t found it yet. keep looking and never stop believing in yourself.”


17. “Life is all about being true to yourself and what you believe in.” – Andy Biersack


18. “To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” — John Ruskin


19. “Should you find a wise critic to point out your faults. follow him as you would a guide to hidden treasure.” – The Buddha (Dhammapada. verse 76)


20. “Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe. and the heck with everybody.” – Justin Cronin


21. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”


22. “If I had listened to the critics, I’d have died drunk in the gutter.” – Anton Chekhov


23. “Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.” –Steve Maraboli


24. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes. smart enough to profit from them. and strong enough to correct them.”


25. “Dealing with the source of any self-esteem issues is critical to challenging the way you value yourself and speak to yourself.” – Rachel Robins


26. “Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things.” ― Rob Cristophe


27. The majority of the things that I do, I'm actually afraid to do, but you just have to have a positive attitude and block out any fears that you have. — Aly Raisman


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


29. “Being true to yourself is better than being a liar.” Anonymous


30. “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up.” – Regina Brett


31. “When you ignore your gift. you runaway from your purpose.” – Turcois Ominek


32. “I am more than my scars.”


33. “All tremble at violence; all fear death. Putting oneself in the place of another. one should not kill nor cause another to kill.” – The Buddha (Dhammapada. verse 129)


34. “Open your eyes. and trust your own unique way of receiving answers.”


35. “I’m selfish. impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes. I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst. then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe


36. “I embrace mistakes. They make you who you are.” - Beyoncé Knowles


37. To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. . If you love, you live now. – Alan Cohen


38. You might not have a car or a big gold chain, stay true to yourself and things will change.


39. “Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.” – Steve Maraboli


40. “Whatever the consequences of staying true to yourself. they’re much less than the consequences of selling your soul.” – Carly Fiorina


41. Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. —Ellen DeGeneres


42. “Be true to yourself. help others. make each day your masterpiece. make friendship a fine art. drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible. build a shelter against a rainy day. give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.” – John Wooden


43. “If there’s no inner peace. people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.”


44. “You are amazing. you are brave. you are strong!”


45. “I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change… I’m changing the things I cannot accept.” - Angela Davis


46. To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. — Robert Morely


47. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” – Maxwell Maltz


48. “Your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.” —Michelle Obama, former First Lady


49. You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control.” — Elizabeth Gilbert


50. “A growth mindset invites me to make every mistake a new one, to believe that I can choose to think differently, and thus to act differently.”―David Taylor-Klaus


51. “Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage.”


52. “Stay true to yourself and the answer will become clear.” – Kentaro Yabuki


53. “Just as a gardener cultivates his plot. keeping it free from weeds. and growing the flowers and fruits which he requires. so may a man tend the garden of his mind. weeding out all the wrong. useless. and impure thoughts. and cultivating toward perfection the flowers and fruits of right. useful. and pure thoughts.”


54. Things won’t work unless you put in the effort


55. “Be so busy improving yourself that you have no time to criticize others.” ― Unknown


56. “Your self worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone to tell you who you are.” – Beyonce Knowles


57. “Every defeat gives us a new opportunity to try again.” – Avijeet Das


58. “Be brave and clear. Follow your heart and don’t be overly influenced by outside factors. Be true to yourself.” – Shirley Temple


59. I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.


60. “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.” – The Dalai Lama


61. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.


62. Just make sure you're staying true to yourself, and do what you think is good in that craft or field and then let everything else fall where it falls.


63. “No one cares about someone who’s bent on self sabotage. if you want to save the world from sinking. first pull yourself up and escape drowning.”


64. “The gray area, the place between black and white — that’s the place where life happens.” – Justin Timberlake


65. Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are. – Turcois Ominek


66. “In every team there are going to be moments of vulnerability.” – Virgil van Dijk


67. Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that. —Ellen Degeneres


68. “Why afraid of falling Remember. whenever you fall. you rise even higher than before. Rise and shine!” — unknown


69. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” – Byron Katie


70. “Accept that you are enough. You don’t need to be anything that you are not.” – Wayne Dyer


71. “We are enough without all the things we buy to make us much more than we are or need to be. we are simple and complex and rare as is.”


72. “If everything was perfect. you would never learn and you would never grow.”


73. “No one can rescue me. I know because I’ve already tried to get them to do it. It doesn’t work. This is all on me.” — Michelle D’Avella


74. “’First things first’ might be a cliche. but it’s a useful one that means prioritizing what matters most to you and believing there is no wrong answer.” – Stacey Abrams


75. “To me, a leader is someone who holds her- or himself accountable for finding potential in people and processes.” – Brené Brown


76. “He wished he could have explained some of this. How he had been braver than he ever thought possible. but how he had not been so brave as he wanted to be. The distinction was important.”


77. “You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.” – Lionel Messi


78. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty. character. integrity. faith. love. and loyalty.”


79. “Fear and self-doubt have always been the greatest enemies of human potential.” – Brian Tracy


80. “Let him not deceive another nor despise anyone anywhere. In anger or ill will let him not wish another ill.” – The Buddha (Karaniya Metta Sutta)


81. He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.


82. “Always stay true to yourself. Some people will like it. some people won’t. Life goes on.” ~ Carmelo Anthony


83. “Only a man of integrity can possess the virtue of honesty. since only the faking of one’s consciousness can permit the faking of existence.”


84. “You have no control over other people’s taste. so focus on staying true to your own.” ­–Tim Gunn


85. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.”


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


87. “You have to trust in the bigger part of yourself that knows you are MORE than what you look like. You have to be willing to get real. raw. and vulnerable.”


88. “I’m always proudest whenever I’ve been part of a trophy-winning team. Lifting a title makes me feel so happy because it’s what I want to do in football: be successful.” – Lionel Messi


89. “We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary.”


90. Just because you haven’t found your talent yet doesn't mean you don't have one. - Kermit the Frog


91. “The transparency of a metaphor displays the glint of truth. But if a metaphor is taken for a reality, it then becomes dense and masks the truth it is meant to display.” Said Nursi


92. Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. ­- Paul Tournier


93. Be true to your heart... put your whole heart and soul into it, and then whatever you do, it will shine through.


94. “We are so afraid that if we let ourselves feel joy. something will come along and rip it away from us and we will be sucker punched by pain and trauma and loss.”


95. “When in doubt, scribble.” – Jean Wilson


96. “Stay true to yourself. Don’t worry about what people think of you or about the way they try to make you feel. If people want to see you as a good person. they will. If they want to see you as a bad person. absolutely nothing you do will stop them. Ironically. the more you try to show them your good intentions. the more reason you give them to knock you down if they are committed to misunderstanding you. Keep your head up high and be confident in what you do. Be confident in your intentions and keep your eyes ahead instead of wasting your time on those who want to drag you back. Because you can’t change people’s views. you have to believe that true change for yourself comes from within you. not from anyone else.” – Najwa Zebian


97. “Why is female vulnerability still only acceptable when it’s neuroticized and personal. when it feeds back on itself? Why do people still not get it when we handle vulnerability like philosophy. at some remove?” — Chris Kraus


98. “I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first. and everything else falls into line.” — Lucille Ball


99. “When it comes to swords. a queen is only a woman after all.”


100. “Be true to yourself and surround yourself with positive. supportive people.”


101. “Fear knocked on the door. When courage answered. nobody was there.”


102. “Don’t let the bastards get you down. Stay true to yourself and your values. Most of all. keep going.”


103. What's important is that you stay true to yourself. Because when you enter the real world, the most valuable thing you can bring is all your you-ness.


104. “You have to stay true to yourself and where you’re coming from. and sometimes people see you in a different light. but you have to take it in and try to be positive about anything.” ~ McKayla Maroney


105. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish. It makes you indestructible.” – Anonymous


106. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you. they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon


107. A bold act requires a high degree of confidence.


108. “Success is not final. failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”


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


110. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”


111. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are” ~ Kurt Cobain


112. “Smile. for everyone. lacks self-confidence. and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.”


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


114. “Always have faith in yourself and the universe, for one will not get you anywhere without the other. Both must be equally strong to reach your desires, for they are the wings that will lift you to your dreams.” – Suzy Kassem


115. “If we really love ourselves. everything in our life works.” – Louise Hay


116. Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for. - Oliver James


117. “Never doubt your instinct.” – Anonymous


118. “You must believe you can. If anyone else can do this, you can do this as well. Yes, you can!” – Tamara Tilleman


119. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


120. “When you dance to your own rhythm. life taps its toes to your beat.”– Terri Guillemets


121. “It’s hard to stay true to yourself and what you want in life when there are so many distractions.” – Hilary Duff


122. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama


123. “Be true to yourself and the family name you bear.”


124. Even the worst that happens to you can be converted into GOLD if you are clever enough. - Author: Curtis Jackson


125. “Above all. be true to yourself. and if you cannot put your heart in it. take yourself out of it.” – Unknown


126. “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure. one’s own is the last to be dug up.”- Friedrich Nietzsche


127. It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. —Edmund Hillary (the first man to climb Mt. Everest)


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


129. “If you don’t know yourself, you may easily blow away opportunities meant for your success! Know who you are made of and save your dreams from premature death!” – Israelmore Ayivor


130. The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping stones. Laugh at them, tread on them, and let them lead you to something better. - Enid Blyton


131. “Some May Have More Talent Than You. But There Is No Excuse For Working Harder Than You.”


132. “To rise above the average and do something different requires more focus on oneself.” – Nitin Namdeo


133. I am who I am. Not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me. — Brigitte Nicole


134. "Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.” – Zayn Malik


135. “You are obligated to understand that you are unique in the world. There has never been anyone like you because. of there were. there would be no need for you to exist. You are an utterly new thing in creation. Your life goal is to realize this uniqueness.” – Aaron Perlow


136. Avoid dishonest gain, no price can recompence the pangs of vice. – Ben Franklin


137. “It’s easier to teach people about themselves. how to be happy. how to be whole and to care for their own selves than to teach them how to love strangers who are are just as illiterate.”


138. “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


139. “Self-confidence is a superpower. Once you start to believe in yourself. the magic will happen.” -Unknown


140. Just staying true to yourself and staying true to your passion. Following your gut.


141. Don't be confused between what people say you are and who you know you are.


142. “A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” – Ellen Barrier


143. “What I must do. is all that concerns me. not what the people think.”


144. “To find a happy ending with someone else, first you have to find it alone.”—Soman Chainani, The Last Ever After


145. “You have everything that can help you live a wonderful life, you just need to look inside you.” – Nitin Namdeo


146. “Just make sure you’re staying true to yourself. and do what you think is good in that craft or field [of yours] and then let everything else fall where it falls.” ~ Brian Regan


147. “I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.” – Rihanna


148. “You do not just wake up and become the butterfly—growth is a process.” —Rupi Kaur


149. “The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” — Mohadesa Najumi


150. Establish who you are, and don't let anybody dress you up or change the way you are, and stay true to yourself.


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


152. “You really have to love yourself to get anything in this world done.” — Lucille Ball


153. “In spite of the horror. in spite of the tragedy. in spite of the weeks of sleepless nights. I’m finally alive. I’m not pretending. I feel real. I’m not playing charades anymore. I wouldn’t go back to the way I was for anything. I’m really like a different person. I’m where I am. and I’m making the most of it. I know I’m courageous now.”


154. Life is funny. Things change, people change, but you will always be you, so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone.


155. “Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.” — Sarah Caldwell


156. “If you’re being true to yourself and it isn’t enough for the people around you. change the people around you.”


157. “Don’t try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer.” – Brené Brown


158. “We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing. at whatever cost. must be attained.” – Marie Curie


159. The more you study, the more you know; how less you know.


160. “Don’t let how you feel make you forget what you deserve.” — Author Unknown


161. Don’t Stop, Move forward, belief in yourself.


162. “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” -Coco Chanel


163. “Believe in yourself, push your limits, experience life, conquer your goals and be happy.” – Joel Brown


164. ​​“You alone are enough. you have nothing to prove to anybody.” - Maya Angelou


165. “Just make sure you’re staying true to yourself. and do what you think is good in that craft or field and then let everything else fall where it falls.” – Brian Regan


166. “My number one beauty secret is to stay true to yourself and figure out what works best for your body.” – Adriana Lima


167. “Vulnerability is basically uncertainty. risk. and emotional exposure.”


168. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill


169. No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. - Voltaire


170. To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections. —Sandra Bierig


171. “Just staying true to yourself and staying true to your passion. Following your gut.” – Brandy Norwood


172. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha


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


174. “To become fully human means learning to turn my gratitude for being alive into some concrete common good. It means growing gentler toward human weakness. It means practicing forgiveness of my and everyone else’s hourly failures to live up to divine standards. It means learning to forget myself on a regular basis in order to attend to the other selves in my vicinity. It means living so that ‘I’m only human’ does not become an excuse for anything. It means receiving the human condition as blessing and not curse, in all its achingly frail and redemptive reality.”


175. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker


176. “He saw how hard Jude tried…he saw how determined he was. he saw how brave he was being. And this reminded him that he. too. had to keep trying. Both of them were uncertain; both of them were trying as much as they could; both of them would doubt themselves. would progress and recede. But they would both keep trying. because they trusted the other. and because the other person was the only other person who would ever be worth such hardships. such difficulties. such insecurities and exposure.”


177. “A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”—Haruki Murakami, 1Q84.


178. “We can only experience the true beauty of vulnerability when we’re courageous enough to crack open the fractures in our mask and allow the light to shine in.” — Alicya Perreault


179. Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. - Chantal Sutherland


180. “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.” – Shannon L. Alder


181. “The courage it took to get out of bed each morning to face the same things over and over was enormous.” – Charles Bukowski


182. “Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals.” ~ Michelle Obama


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


184. “The personal cost of keeping your own ethics sound and true may seem a bit of a burden at times but that is a minimal price to pay to be true to yourself. There is absolutely no advantage to changing or altering a set of ethics that portray a person of value and integrity.”


185. “Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.” ― Suzy Kassem


186. “Contentment, and indeed usefulness, comes as the infallible result of great acceptances, great humilities-of not trying to conform to some dramatized version of ourselves.” – David Grayson


187. “Loving yourself is the most noble thing you could ever do. it’s a preparation necessary for building healthy and wholesome relationships with others. Don’t skip this.”


188. Believe in yourself. You are enough. – Caroline Ghosn


189. “Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” —Truman Capote, writer and actor


190. “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.


191. “Courage is the greatest of all virtues because if you haven’t courage. you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.” – Samuel Johnson


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


193. “When life was worrying about a car payment or a rent payment and a bill. you’re so consumed with that. you really don’t have time to know yourself. That’s surviving and getting by.” – Fred Durst


194. “Nobody is perfect. I just don’t believe in perfection. But I do believe in saying. ‘This is who I am. and look at me not being perfect!’ I’m proud of that.” — Kate Winslet


195. “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” ~ Arthur Ashe


196. All things are difficult before they are easy. - Thomas Fuller


197. “Remember. you’re unique. And so is everyone else.” – Jill Shalvis


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


199. “The greatest gift that you can give yourself is unconditional love and acceptance.” – Harriet Braiker


200. “Others can stop you for a moment. Only you can stop yourself for good.”


201. “I wish I could make everyone understand how important this statement is: go where you are wanted.” – S. McNutt


202. “In order to taste my cup of water you must first empty your cup.” – Bruce Lee


203. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect…Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” ­—Mark Victor Hansen, author


204. What kind of believer are you? Do you believe IN God?. Or do you believe God? There is a major distinction. People who believe in God, simply acknowledge the existence of a Higher Power. People who believe God believe Him enough to do what He says. - Author: Robert G. Allen


205. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” — Arthur Ashe


206. “If you want to change the way you feel about yourself, first you have to change the way you think about yourself.” – Gavin Bird


207. “Always keep your dignity and be true to yourself.” – Marjane Satrapi


208. “You have to apply yourself each day to becoming a little better. By becoming a little better each and every day, over a period of time, you will become a lot better.” – John Wooden


209. “I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men. but yet sets less value on his own opinion of himself than on the opinion of others.”


210. “When you do something you love. you have a passion for it. It comes naturally. Staying true to yourself and doing what you love keeps you going…everything else falls into place.” – Christian Louboutin


211. “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.” - Les Brown, source unknown


212. “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.”


213. “Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.” – Ellen DeGeneres


214. “I know I’m a handful but that’s why you got two hands.”


215. “Perfection is both innate and a work in progress.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru


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


217. “Just really believe in yourself and stay true to yourself.” ― Mirai Nagasu


218. It sounds like a cliché but I also learnt that you’re not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are


219. “I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” – Goldie Hawn


220. You always have to stay true to yourself.


221. “Have faith and believe in yourself.” – Anonymous


222. “Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.”


223. “Stillness is not about focusing on nothingness; it’s about creating a clearing. It’s opening up an emotionally clutter-free space and allowing ourselves to feel and think and dream and question.”


224. “The minute you learn to love yourself. you would not want to be anybody else.”


225. Honesty prospers in every condition of life. – Friedrich Schiller


226. “Stay true to yourself because it goes a long way. If you don’t know who you are. who are you really?” – Brandy Norwood


227. Being true to yourself means living in truth with each person in your life.


228. “Do not wish to be anything but what you are. and try to be that perfectly.” ― St Francis de Sales


229. “Whatever you are. be a good one.”


230. “Act with kindness. but do not expect gratitude.” — Confucius


231. Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.”


232. You'll have unflattering pictures posted on the Internet for all to see, so you have to be able to handle yourself and stay true to yourself.


233. “Every snowflake is unique. yet they are each perfect.” – Donald L. Hicks


234. “You’re either green and growing or you’re ripe and rotting.” — John Addison


235. “Where the willingness is great. the difficulties cannot be great.” – Niccolo Machiavelli


236. ″ In whatever arena of life one may meet the challenge of courage. whatever may be the sacrifices he faces if he follows his conscience- the loss of friends. his fortune. his contentment. even the esteem of his fellow men- each man must decide for himself the course he will follow.”


237. “You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.” J. Paul Getty


238. “Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. [He is also a fool.”


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


240. I think if you stay true to yourself and keep moving forward, things come around.


241. “The most incredible beauty and the most satisfying way of life come from affirming your own uniqueness.” – Jane Fonda


242. “You’re a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do will never forget about you.” – Unknown


243. “If you realized how beautiful you are. you would fall at your own feet.”


244. Algy, you always adopt a strictly immoral attitude towards life. You are not quite old enough to do that. - Author: Oscar Wilde


245. “I now see how gifts like courage, compassion, and connection only work when they are exercised. Every day.”


246. “56 to 221 Pounds. My Battle with Eating Disorders.”


247. “MOTHERLY GUIDANCE to a 13 year old daughter: Dusty. one thing I have observed in life. people can Always spot a phoney.....and it doesn't take them long. Always be TRUE to yourself....some people will like you---some will not---some will be jealous of you---that is the way life is---and that is very sad; But---be who and what you are.......ALWAYS BE TRUE TO YOURSELF------TO THINE OWNSELF BE TRUE....I Love You Very Much. Hold this close to your heart throughout your lifetime.”


248. “It does not count if you believe in yourself when it's easy to believe in yourself.


249. “You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” - Angela Davis


250. Lose yourself wholly; and the more you lose, the more you will find.


251. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” — Rumi


252. Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. – Ellen DeGeneres


253. “In stressful times, it’s okay to not be perfect. Cut yourself some slack. Because right now, you might not be your best self, but you are growing and you are trying your best. And that is good enough.” – Ashley Hetherington


254. “If you don’t set your own values. other people will.” —Shane Parrish


255. “A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” – Ray Davis


256. “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”


257. “Stay true to yourself. Happiness is when what you think. what you say. and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi


258. “The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail. It’s that we aim too low and succeed.” – Michelangelo


259. “It’s not the skin that doesn’t fit in, It’s your mind.”―Meeran W. Malik


260. The more you try to please people, the more they get control of you and you'll end up hurting yourself. - Chanda Kaushik


261. “Names matter; labels matter. We should always pursue the highest title available and fight for the labels that reflect our clout.” Stacey Abrams


262. You have to be true to yourself and remain humble. Whether you win or lose, you've got to treat everyone the same, and be who you are.


263. “Mistakes are always forgivable. if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee


264. “Your worth lies in your soul. You radiate what you have within.” – Anoir Ou-Chad


265. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” - Jean Shinoda Bolen, source unknown


266. You know you’re in self-love when you see your reflection, and it makes you smile. Why don’t you do that more often?


267. “We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.” – Bryan White


268. “You were born God’s original. Try not to become someone’s copy.” ― Marian Wright Edelman


269. “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances. but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” — Hugh Downs


270. “Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite – a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood.” — Frederica Montseny


271. “Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?”


272. “One’s self-image is very important because if that’s in good shape. then you can do anything. or practically anything.” ~ John Gielgud


273. “Believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale


274. Comparison is an act of violence against the self


275. Obstacles are only in your view when you don't have a clear enough focus on your goal. - Author: Mark Victor Hansen


276. Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in.


277. So much of what we hear today about courage is inflated and empty rhetoric that camouflages personal fears about one’s likability, ratings and ability to maintain a level of comfort and status. We need more people who are willing to demonstrate what it looks like to risk and endure failure, disappointment and regret—people willing to feel their own hurt instead of working it out on other people, people willing to own their stories, live their values and keep showing up.


278. “Imposter syndrome runs on a continuum from an occasional worry that you’re not up to the task to full-blown fears of being ‘found out’. It can cause chronic self-doubt, fear and shame, making it hard to enjoy life or to live in the moment.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


279. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.” — Author Unknown


280. I exist as I am, that is enough. – Walt Whitman


281. “If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.” – Elaine S. Dalton


282. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle


283. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~ Mother Teresa


284. “Always remember. your focus determines your reality.”


285. “Real change is difficult at the beginning. but gorgeous at the end. Change begins the moment you get the courage and step outside your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”


286. “Our entire life … consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.” – Jean Anouih


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


288. “I am not bound to win. but I am bound to be true.” – Abraham Lincoln


289. Why is female vulnerability still only acceptable when it's neuroticised and personal; when it feeds back on itself? Why do people still not get it when we handle vulnerability like philosophy


290. Loving yourself is like being a great friend to yourself. Always remember, you are that one friend who will never leave you — so why not be your own BFF. (best. friend. forever)?


291. “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”


292. “But you’ve always been good enough. You’ve just been giving the best parts of you to the wrong people.” – R.H. Sin


293. “Anything well written with good language and clarity and honesty is worth doing. It comes out of the same tradition as Shakespeare.” — Michael Moriarty


294. “The really important thing to be was yourself. just as hard as you could.”


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


296. “Dream big and stay true to yourself as you pursue your dreams.” ~ Laurel J. Richie


297. “You must add value to yourself to be relevant” – Sunday Adelaja


298. “That’s a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.” — Roberta Flack


299. “The problem isn’t that I think so highly of myself. It is just that you think so little of yourself. Live life BIG, BOLD and OUT LOUD!”― Shannon L. Alder


300. “I am my problem but also my solution.”


301. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” ―Unknown


302. Just be you, be beautiful and be comfortable in your own skin.


303. “Vulnerability always comes with risks. but its rewards are deep.” – Aisha Mirza


304. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”


305. “Self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary. it is dear to us. it gives us pleasure. and we must conceal it. — Voltaire


306. Those who are brave, are the greatest cowards of all. For they fear failure.


307. “When you maintain a positive mindset. you become empowered to increase your levels of satisfaction and happiness.” – Jack Morris


308. “Self-esteem is as necessary to the spirit as food is to the body.” – Dr. Maxwell Maltz


309. “In coping with the world. we come to identify only with our compensatory selves and our reactive minds. We build up our selves out of our defenses but then come to be imprisoned by them.”


310. Practice Gratitude


311. “The display of ferocity. of savage courage. made me realize that I was wrong. All my life I had known only a part of her.”


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


313. “Learn to walk in God’s perception of who you are. because yours is not good enough.” – Graham Cooke


314. “The most important day is the day you decide you’re good enough for you. It’s the day you set yourself free.” – Brittany Josephina


315. “I don’t think that loving yourself is a choice. I think that it’s a decision that has to be made for survival; it was in my case. Loving myself was the result of answering two things: Do you want to live? ‘Cause this is who you’re gonna be for the rest of your life. Or are you gonna just have a life of emptiness. self-hatred and self-loathing? And I chose to live. so I had to accept myself.” - Lizzo


316. “Mindset is what separates the best from the rest.”


317. A half truth is a whole lie. – Yiddish Proverb


318. You have to apply yourself each day to becoming a little better. By becoming a little better each and every day, over a period of time, you will become a lot better. - John Wooden


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


320. “I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time. Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage.”


321. “We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.”


322. “A strong woman never gives up even though her heart is heavy. She takes one more brave step and then another. and then another.”


323. I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. - Tony Robbins


324. “The truth is that falling hurts. The dare is to keep being brave and feel your way back up.”


325. “Sometimes it takes getting pushed to the very edge before you can find your voice and courage to speak out again. Sometimes it takes hitting that rock bottom to realize you're done descending. and it's time to rise. Sometimes it takes being told you're nothing—being made to feel like you're nothing—to help you see that you are complete. You. Are. Enough.”


326. “As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult. but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.” ~ Vincent van Gogh


327. “Art and beauty have the unsuspected force of triggering mental power that gives people courage and confidence to steam ahead. Art and beauty bring to life unfulfilled hope. creative imagination. and bountiful goodwill.”


328. Regardless of others' reactions, do your best to stay true to yourself. Make the choices that allow you to look in the mirror and feel good about the person gazing back at you.


329. “You deserve to be the protagonist of your own wonderful. bizarre. terrifying little life. If you decide you are enough. you are enough. You don't need to wait for some grand external validation of your worth before you offer your kindest heart to yourself.”


330. “Who in the world am I? Ah. that's the great puzzle.”


331. “In order to be confident. you must first believe in yourself.”


332. “Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive. along with which comes the inner voice which says. ‘This is the real me. ’ and when you have found that attitude. follow it.” – William James


333. “Anger. resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” – Shannon Alder


334. “Be about ten times more magnanimous than you believe yourself capable of. Your life will be a hundred times better for it.”


335. “Every human being. with no exception. for the mere fact to be it. is worthy of unconditional respect of everybody else; he deserves to esteem himself and to be esteemed.”


336. “In the end. hurting a good person will only hurt you more when you realize not many genuine people exist. You just took a major loss.” – Luis Garcia


337. “Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place. if they had better things going on in their lives. they wouldn't have the time to sit around and talk about you. What's important to me is not others' opinions of me. but what's important to me is my opinion of myself.”


338. “Just because someone isn’t willing or able to love us. it doesn’t mean that we are unlovable.”


339. You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy. —Anonymous


340. “If a man will begin with certainties. he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts. he shall end in certainties.” – Francis Bacon


341. “Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure.” — Bob Marley


342. “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.”


343. “Courage is universal. It is needed by each of us in every conceivable circumstance.” ― Gus Lee


344. “In order to succeed. we must first believe that we can.” ~ Nikos Kazantzakis


345. “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis


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


347. “Believe you can and you are halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


348. “A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of the sheep.” – Lionel Messi


349. Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging. - Joseph Campbell


350. “Don’t believe you have to be like anybody to be somebody.” – Nike


351. “We live in a world that has so many people striving to look normal to a bunch of people that are abnormal. in order to be accepted. What is normal is realizing that being accepted comes at a price that robs the world of the uniqueness that God has created you to be every time you minimize your personality to make someone like you.” – Shannon L. Alder


352. “Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.” ~ Richard Kline


353. “Self-worth equals net worth.” – Suze Orman


354. “If you stay true to yourself. you’ll never have regrets.”


355. “I drop a picture. now these b*tches feel attacked.”


356. “You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or swiftly. Says who? You’re on a journey with no defined beginning. middle or end. There are no wrong twists and turns. There is just being. And your job is to be as you as you can be. This is why you’re here. To shy away from who you truly are would leave the world you-less. You are the only you there is and ever will be. I repeat. you are the only you there is and ever will be. Do not deny the world its one and only chance to bask in your brilliance.” – Paulo Coelho


357. “It is impossible to become the best version of yourself if you do not read. exercise. and meditate.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


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


359. Kindness in words creates confidence. -Laozi


360. ″‘That may be true. ’ said Reason gravely. ‘but you had the courage to try.‘”


361. “You have to stay true to yourself and don’t be afraid even though people may say what you’re doing isn’t cool or isn’t right.” – Emma Stone


362. . . …


363. Focus on your positive qualities


364. “If you must say yes. say it with an open heart. If you must say no. say it without fear.” ~ Paulo Coelho


365. “Trust your instincts. Be true to yourself” – Catherine Pulsifer


366. “Maybe stories are just data with a soul.”


367. Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.


368. “We’re a nation hungry for more joy, because we’re starving from a lack of gratitude.”


369. “You can’t stop dreaming just because the night never seems to end.”– Curtis Tyrone Jones


370. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller


371. Life … puts you in touch with people you need to meet — to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you, and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become. — Robert Tew


372. “Unfortunately, imposter syndrome is all about fear. Fear of being found out, fear of failure, fear of not being good enough and chronic self-doubt.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


373. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham


374. “The time is now. Stop hitting the snooze button on your life.” — Mel Robbins


375. “You yourself. as much as anybody in the entire universe. deserve your love and affection” – Siddhārtha GautamaCLICK TO TWEET


376. It's hard to stay true to yourself and what you want in life when there are so many distractions.


377. “Dubai, thank you for making me feel so alive.” Anonymous


378. “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up.” – Rachel Corrie


379. “The odds are. you highly underestimate how awesome you are. Stop doing that.”


380. “There was something really great about being able to put something out into the world—a song. an introduction. even my voice—and let people make of it what they wanted. I didn’t have to worry about how I looked. or if the image of me people had fit who I really was.” – Sarah Dessen


381. “Genius is talent set on fire by courage.” – Henry Van Dyke


382. “If you don’t expect yourself to accomplish great things then it’s likely you won’t.” ― Steve Keating


383. “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.” – Unknown


384. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson


385. “Just stay true to yourself and true to wut you believe.” ~ Joel Madden


386. Spirituality is recognizing and celebrating that we are all inextricably connected to each other by a power greater than all of us, and that our connection to that power and to one another is grounded in love and compassion. Practicing spirituality brings a sense of perspective, meaning and purpose to our lives.


387. “You have to believe in yourself. You need to have the audacity to be great.” – Rosie Perez


388. Living in truth with other people means that you refuse to stay in any situation where you are unhappy with the behavior of another person. You refuse to tolerate it. You refuse to compromise.


389. You carry so much love in your heart. Give some to yourself. – R.Z


390. “I am somebody. I am me. I like being me. And I need nobody to make me somebody.” – Louis L’Amour


391. “You have to believe in yourself, challenge yourself, and push yourself until the very end; that’s the only way you’ll succeed.” – G Dragon


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


393. “She will rise. With a spine of steel and a roar like thunder. she will rise.”


394. “It’s important to stay true to yourself. You have to know your weaknesses and recruit support when and where you need it.” – Jillian Michaels


395. “Know yourself! Understand yourself! Correct yourself!”


396. “I am a big believer that orderliness begets wealth. A pile of bills and statements — whether paid or not — is a sign that someone is clueless about what’s coming in and going out. When you consciously open, read, and file away your bills and statements, you are connecting with your money and taking control of your life.” – Suze Orman


397. “Success comes from the inside out. In order to change what is on the outside. you must first change what is on the inside.” ― Idowu Koyenikan


398. Courage is a heart word. The root of the word courage is cor—the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant ‘To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.’ Over time, this definition has changed, and today, we typically associate courage with heroic and brave deeds. But in my opinion, this definition fails to recognize the inner strength and level of commitment required for us to actually speak honestly and openly about who we are and about our experiences—good and bad. Speaking from our hearts is what I think of as ordinary courage.


399. “If it’s not in accordance with your inner peace, change it.” – Nitin Namdeo


400. “Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what other think is impossible.” – Rodolfo Costa


401. “The more you try to please people. the more they get control of you and you’ll end up hurting yourself.”


402. “You have to learn to love yourself before you can love someone else. Because it’s only when we love ourselves that we feel worthy of someone else’s love.” – Alyssa B. Sheinmel


403. “Love makes you want to be a better man - right. right. But maybe love. real love. also gives you permission to just be the man you are.”


404. “Choosing to be curious is choosing to be vulnerable because it requires us to surrender to uncertainty.”


405. “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” – William Shakespeare


406. “Always stay true to yourself. Some people will like it. some people won’t. Life goes on.” – Carmelo Anthony


407. “Only when you do not know yourself does the opinion of other people become important.” – Sadhguru


408. More than its utilitarian and technocratic transparency, it is the opaque ambivalence of its oddities that makes the city livable.


409. “Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will. too.” — Jennae Cecelia


410. “Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”


411. “It’s really important to do everything that you possibly can to stay true to yourself.” ~ David Archuleta


412. “Above all. be true to yourself. and if you cannot put your heart in it. take yourself out of it.”


413. Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. -George Herbert


414. “You don’t have to have a small fortune to achieve your dreams. You simply must overcome the obstacles that get in your way and be willing to triumph over your fear and take a leap of faith.” — Alicia Garcia


415. “Stay positive.”


416. “If you want to make a difference, the next time you see someone being cruel to another human being, take it personally. Take it personally because it is personal!”


417. “I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught. all the world would be wise. since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning. understanding. patience. love. openness. and the willingness to remain vulnerable.”


418. “Establish who you are. and don’t let anybody dress you up or change the way you are. and stay true to yourself.” – Lynn Anderson


419. “Some people should not be allowed to see beyond your surface. Seeing your vulnerability is a privilege. not meant for everyone.” — Yasmin Mogahed


420. “You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.”


421. “Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Fall in love with the path of deep healing. Fall in love with becoming the best version of yourself but with patience, with compassion, and respect to your own journey.” – S. McNutt


422. “An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties. it means that it’s going to launch you into something great.” – Paulo Coelho


423. “Each time we face our fear. we gain strength. courage. and confidence in the doing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt


424. “The more confident you become. the more attractive people will find you.” – Unknown


425. “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


426. “Stand for something. Make your life mean something. Start where you are with what you have. You are enough.” – Germany Kent


427. “If people are doubting how far you can go. go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz


428. Never settle for anything less than your best. - Brian Tracy.


429. “Regardless of others’ reactions. do your best to stay true to yourself. Make the choices that allow you to look in the mirror and feel good about the person gazing back at you.” ~ Steve Pavlina


430. “Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.” — Ray Blanton


431. You are amazing. Well I can't even describe you, you are more than amazing.


432. “Why? Why does what was beautiful suddenly shatter in hindsight because it concealed dark truths? Why does the memory of years of happy marriage turn to gall when our partner is revealed to have had a lover all those years? Because such a situation makes it impossible to be happy? But we were happy! Sometimes the memory of happiness cannot stay true because it ended unhappily. Because happiness is only real if it lasts forever? Because things always end painfully if they contained pain. conscious or unconscious. all along? But what is unconscious. unrecognized pain?” ~ Bernhard Schlink


433. “Trust yourself and you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


434. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” – Thomas H. Palmer


435. “Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozy, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” – Billie Jean King


436. “Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within. so even if you’re not wearing a sexy outfit. you feel sexy.”


437. “Be aware of yourself and know yourself. No matter how much you have learned and how much you know. if you don’t know yourself you don’t know anything.”- Suzuki Shosan


438. “Of course. being a financial journalist is not the career I always wanted. No one who writes about personal finance ever meant to do it. People tell you they “fell into” personal finance. They’re lying. What they mean is they couldn’t get a job writing about anything more interesting.”


439. “When you’re dishonest with yourself. you’re disconnected from reality. You’re going to make poor decisions. You’re going to drop out of the moment. and you’re going to be less happy. and you’re going to be wrong.”


440. “Role models are only of limited use. For no-one is as important, potentially powerful and as key in your life and world as you.” —Rasheed Ogunlaru, motivational speaker and life coach


441. “When you start doing things that are truly in alignment with what your true self wants. what your soul wants. you flourish and life becomes a lot easier.”


442. “Because if you stay true to yourself and live your life boldly. someday you might be able to meet someone who will want to eat takoyaki with you more than anyone else.” ~ Natsuki Takaya


443. “Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” — Bertrand Russell


444. “The most important thing in your world in your health. Without it. you have nothing. Be kind to yourself.” — Maxime Lagacé


445. Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy. - Suzy Kassem


446. “Originality is… a by-product of sincerity.” – Marianne Moore


447. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.”– Kurt Cobain


448. “If you loved yourself enough. you would never accept less. you would have the strength to walk away from anything sub par because you already know what perfection feels like.”


449. “Only the real. rare. true scientific minds can endure doubt. which is attached to all our knowledge.” – Sigmund Freud


450. “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent van Gogh


451. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”


452. The first step is to be honest, and then to be noble. – Winston Churchill


453. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings


454. Never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning. – Anthony Trollope


455. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”


456. “Conquer yourself rather than the world.” — Descartes


457. “Happiness is being loved for who you are.”


458. “You acquire self-esteem when you always do what you said you would do”


459. Love and accept yourself without conditions.


460. “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It's about accepting all of yourself.” - Tyra Banks, source unknown


461. “When you come to the end of your rope. tie a knot and hang on.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


462. “People may call what happens at midlife “a crisis. ” but it’s not. It’s an unraveling—a time when you feel a desperate pull to live the life you want to live. not the one you’re “supposed” to live. The unraveling is a time when you are challenged by the universe to let go of who you think you are supposed to be and to embrace who you are.”


463. “Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat. it’s understanding the necessity of both; it’s engaging. It’s being all in.”


464. “Believe you can and you're halfway there.”


465. “Helping yourself. you help the world. You are in the world – you are the world. You are not different from the world. nor is the world different from you.” – Sri Ramana Maharshi


466. Stay true to yourself and the answer will become clear.


467. “A weak and dying Messiah is the very antithesis of a man-made cure.” – Norman L. Geisler


468. “I am not my mistakes. I am not what people say about me. I am not my failures. I am a child of God who is loved and valued no matter what.” – Unknown


469. “Be the kind of woman that when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says. “Oh crap. she’s up!’” — Unknown


470. “If we are going to find our way out of shame and back to each other. vulnerability is the path and courage is the light. To set down those lists of *what we’re supposed to be* is brave. To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the greatest single act of daring greatly.” – Brené Brown


471. “You cannot shame or belittle people into changing their behaviors.”


472. Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.


473. Today we have done an hour's saluting drill because Tjaden failed to salute a major smartly enough. Kat can't get it out of his head. You take it from me, we are losing the war because we can salute too well, he says. Kropp - Author: Erich Maria Remarque


474. I like people who enjoy life. I can’t stand women who play games. I lose interest very quickly. I prefer up-front honesty. – Ray Fearon


475. “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer


476. “The only tyrant I accept in this world is the ‘still small voice’ within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one. I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.” – Mahatma Gandhi


477. Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.


478. Become an Active Listener


479. “Be very very very gentle with yourself. The world is very very very hard on you” – Srividya Srinivasan


480. “Courage is the secret sauce that allows you to act despite your fears.” – Narayan Kamath


481. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


482. “The difficult thing is that vulnerability is the first thing I look for in you and the last thing I'm willing to show you. In you. it's courage and daring. In me. it's weakness.”


483. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree. it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein


484. “Don’t be sad or afraid when you start losing friends, be glad you’re getting rid of the fake ones. Stay true to yourself.”


485. Let ourselves be seen, deeply seen, vulnerably seen, to love with our whole hearts, even though there’s no guarantee… to practice gratitude and joy in those moments of terror, to be this vulnerable means that we’re alive.


486. “Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.” – George R.R. Martin


487. We have to say to the billionaire class, enough is enough. You cannot have it all. You are going to pay more in taxes. - Author: Bernie Sanders


488. “If you tell the truth. you don’t have to remember anything.”


489. There is a difference between vulnerability and telling people everything about yourself. Vulnerability is a feeling. Telling everyone about yourself is just facts and details.


490. Be bold in what you stand for and careful what you fall for.


491. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity. he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”


492. I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself. – Albert Einstein


493. We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. - Anais Nin


494. “We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.”


495. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


496. My number one beauty secret is to stay true to yourself and figure out what works best for your body.


497. Be a GIRL with a MIND, a WOMAN with ATTITUDE and a LADY with CLASS.


498. “Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.”


499. If people feel misled or deceived, then sorry that they feel that way, but I believe that’s more due to their definition and construct of race in their own minds than it is to my integrity or honesty, because I wouldn’t say I’m African American, but I would say I’m black, and there’s a difference in those terms. – Rachel Dolezal


500. “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.” ― Abraham Maslow


501. “Strength is how you shut down the voice in your head that says “I can’t”.” – Emma Xu


502. “The best friend you will ever find is you. Love yourself with joy and fill your heart with bliss and happiness.”


503. “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” – Jack Sparrow


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


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


506. “You have to stay true to yourself and where you’re coming from. and sometimes people see you in a different light. but you have to take it in and try to be positive about anything.” – McKayla Maroney


507. “Go cofidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you have imagined.” — Henry David Thoreau


508. “You were born with a song in the seat of your soul; let the life that you live be the singing of it.”


509. “Regardless of others’ reactions. do your best to stay true to yourself. Make the choices that allow you to look in the mirror and feel good about the person gazing back at you.” – Steve Pavlina


510. “The most important consequence of self-sufficiency is freedom.” —Epicurus


511. “It doesn’t matter who you are. where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always.” - Oprah Winfrey


512. “Other people’s opinions is a really shi**y way to determine how we feel about ourselves.” – Will Smith


513. “It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourselves.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


514. “Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.” Ivan Krastev


515. “Black Girls… Don’t be afraid to use your voice. Your thoughts, opinions, and ideas are just as important as anybody else’s. When you speak, speak with boldness and purpose. Have courage, be confident, and always be true to yourself! Live your life fearlessly! Your voice has GREAT power; don’t be afraid to utilize it when needed. You’re NOT an angry Black woman; you’re a woman who has something important to say. Your voice matters and so do YOU.”


516. “Too glam to give a damn.”


517. “When you truly don’t care what anyone thinks of you, you have reached a dangerously awesome level of freedom.” Anonymous


518. “Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.” – Eckhart Tolle, The Power Of Now


519. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”– Harriet Beecher Stowe


520. so stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone. Zayn Malik


521. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.”


522. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison


523. “I believe my life has no limits. I want you to feel the same way about your life. no matter what your challenges may be.” – Nick Vujicic


524. “Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio reminds us, “We are not necessarily thinking machines. We are feeling machines that think.”


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


526. “You just have to be true to yourself and do what you love to do.” – Mickie James


527. “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.”


528. “You were born to be an original. Don’t die a copy.” – John Mason


529. You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. - Steve Maraboli


530. “Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others.” - Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free


531. Courage doesn't mean never being afraid. We're all afraid sometimes. Bravery means doing the right thing anyway. That's true strength.


532. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” — Coco Chanel


533. “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford


534. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better. do better.” – Maya Angelou


535. “Be true to yourself – and keep things simple. People complicate things.” – Jay Z


536. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. — Harvey Fierstein


537. “In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.”– Carter G. Woodson


538. Always stay true to yourself and never sacrifice who you are for anyone


539. “Doubt comes to the door in darkness. pretending to be alone and in need of your compassionate ear. But if you let him in. he’ll bring his friends.” – Julia Cameron


540. “To be able to have that self-respect for yourself and just that feeling of. OK. I did what I could. just stay true to yourself.If you feel that this is something that’s valid and you should go out there and win. then push through it no matter what the outcome is. Just know that nine times out of 10 that no matter whether you were right or you were wrong. the NFL is a business.” ~ Adrian Peterson


541. “DIG deep–get deliberate, inspired, and going.” – Brené Brown


542. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change. grow. and transform.”


543. I am me, nothing more, nothing less and that is enough.


544. “One of the best guides to how to be self-loving is to give ourselves the love we are often dreaming about receiving from others. There was a time when I felt lousy about my over-forty body. saw myself as too fat. too this. or too that. Yet I fantasized about finding a lover who would give me the gift of being loved as I am.”


545. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho


546. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.” – Maya Angelou