11 Great Quotes About Being Yourself

Celebrate Being Different:
You Are One of a Kind

Follow your inner moonlight,
don’t hide your madness.
-Allen Ginsberg

Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe


The child is in me still…
and sometimes
not so still!
-Mr. Rogers

Tea Party


Find out who you are
and do it on purpose!
-Dolly Parton



Wanting to be someone else
is a waste of who you are.
-Kurt Cobain



So you’re a little weird? Work It!
A little different? OWN it!
Better to be a nerd
than one of a herd.
-Mandy Hale

Working Weird


Who you are will show in what you do.
-Thomas Edison

dam skater


Is not life a hundred times too short
to stifle ourselves?
-Fredrich Nietzsche

old lady with guitar


Don’t chase people.  Be yourself.
The right people,
the ones who really belong in your life,
will come to you and stay.
-Will Smith

girlfriends young


Where’s your will to be weird?
-Jim Morrison

Where's Your Weird?


Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be
absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring
-Marilyn Monroe

girlfriends old


To him whose elastic and vigorous mind
keeps pace with the sun,
the day is perpetual morning.
-Henry David Thoreau


kind of depressed

Or, perhaps more appropriately, “kind and depressed.”

AAMilne quote Pamela drawing Eeyore

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” —A.A. Milne

His outlook on life may be a bit bleak, but Eeyore has an optimism about others that shows he is nurturing, non-judgmental, and capable of unconditional love; the quintessential “old soul.”

Drawing by Pamela, an artist from Australia, posted on her blog, ever so slightly different…