185 Quotes About You - Yourself - Self-Discovery and Life Advice
It's all you. Really. You - yourself - you! Not meaning that in some overly self-centered or selfish way -- instead here we present 186 quotes to consider in your own self-discovery process and as you work to define who YOU are. You are wonderful, of course, and then, you are so much more. Here's to you!
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Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
Be a good person, but don't waste your time trying to prove it.
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.
You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
If you have a secret, people will sit a little bit closer.
A friend is a gift you give yourself.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Keep silence for the most part, and speak only when you must, and then briefly.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live.
Be unique. Be different. Be yourself.
Seduce yourself first.
Accept yourself, love yourself.
Love yourself no matter what!
Don't fear the light within. May it ignite the Sacred Flame in your soul.
Follow your own star!
Don't fear solitude: If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. But don't get too attached to it -- it may become an addiction.
Be ready to pay the price of your dreams. Free cheese can only be found in a mousetrap.
Only dead fish go with the flow.
Our own life has to be our message.
Become who you are.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Forgiveness is not to give the other person peace. Forgiveness is for you. Take that opportunity.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Choose people who lift you up.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.
Tell your own story, and you will be interesting.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
If you can imagine it, we can make it.
My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
Avoid fruits and nuts. You are what you eat.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
History never looks like history when you are living through it.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The very important thing you should have is patience.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
Success is not in what you have, but who you are.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
Art is what you can get away with.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Although anxiety is part of life, never let it control you.
Define yourself or be defined.
Know yourself to improve yourself.
Don't be yourself, just be.
If your outer world is shaky, go within.
Existence wants you to be you.
Never compromise yourself.
Don't ever play yourself.
Have faith in yourself.
Embrace your crazy.
You have to be yourself.
Solitude is where you find yourself.
You'll find your way.
Be genuine. Just be yourself.
Beauty comes from embracing who you are.
Be as advertised.
Reinvent yourself. Repeat.
Be fully awake if you want to dream.
Don't let anyone make you feel that you don't deserve the good things that happen in your life.
Everything depends on which path you take.
A man has to choose. This is where lies his strength: in the power of his decisions. If you choose to follow the path of your dreams, commit yourself to it. Accept your path.
Each man has an aptitude born with him. Do your work.
But if you've ever felt love, you'll know how painful it is to suffer for love.
Choosing one path means abandoning others -- if you try to follow every possible path you will end up following none.
Being human means having doubts and yet still continuing on your path.
Do not forget: seek to win all your battles, including those you fight against yourself. Do not fear the scars. Do not be afraid of victory.
Forgive your enemy, but do not mistake him for a friend.
But don't forget that memory is like salt: the right amount brings out
the flavour in food, too much ruins it. If you live in the past all the
time, you'll find yourself with no present to remember.
Finding one important thing in your life doesn't mean you have to give up all the other important things.
But if you believe yourself worthy of the thing you fought so hard to get, then you become an instrument of God, you help the Soul of the World, and you understand why you are here.
Don't live every day as if it were your last. Live every day as if it were your first.
Do not ask yourself if your love is big enough, because love is neither big nor small, it is simply love.
Find someone who makes you smile, because it only takes a smile to make a day better.
Always remember the proverb: This too shall pass. Your negative feelings won't last forever, there's a light at the end of every tunnel. It might not happen today or tomorrow, but you'll feel better eventually.
Allow yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything.
Don't waste your time with explanations. People only hear what they want to hear.
Don't be like those people who believe in positive thinking and tell themselves that they're loved and strong and capable. You don't need to do that because you know it already.
Be not the slave of your own past.
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.
Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you´ll find your treasure.
Don't allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not.
Enjoy your magic moment today. As it will not be here tomorrow.
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
Dreaming is very pleasant as long as you are not forced to put your dreams into practice.
Follow your dreams, transform your life.
Follow your dreams, transform your life, take the path that leads to God. Perform your miracles. Cure. Make prophecies. Listen to your guardian angel. Transform yourself. Be a warrior, and be happy as you wage the good fight. Take risks.
Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.
Don't give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners.
Fight for your dreams, even if that means fighting alone.
Enjoy what you can and ignore the rest. Let's not waste any energy fighting things that are outside our control.
Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right.
You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
When you have confidence, you can do anything.
Children reinvent your world for you.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
What you are comes to you.
It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative.
When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth./nThe archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far.
If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
Hard times make you bitter or make you more compassionate.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.
Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over..
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
Big Brother is watching you.
Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.
He who angers you conquers you.
Do not consider painful what is good for you.
Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you.
Discipline is remembering what you want.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Do what you fear and fear disappears.
You can only offend me if you mean something to me.
When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Problems are the price you pay for progress.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
Every season has its peaks and valleys. What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon.
You must first clearly see a thing in your mind before you can do it.
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.