Quotes about Individuality
Your imperfections makes you beautiful, they make you who you are.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
They laugh at me because I`m different; I laugh at them because they`re all the same.
My mother said to me, `If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.` Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
We are not nouns, we are verbs. I am not a thing - an actor, a writer - I am a person who does things - I write, I act - and I never know what I`m going to do next. I think you can be imprisoned if you think of yourself as a noun.
We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.
Don`t lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It`s okay not to be okay.
Sometimes it`s hard to follow your heart.
Tears don`t mean you`re losing, everybody`s bruising,
Just be true to who you are!
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I should not obtrude my affairs so much on the notice of my readers if very particular inquiries had not been made by my townsmen concerning my mode of life.
In Hell, it`s our attachments to a fixed identity that torture us.
It is true that those we meet can change us, sometimes so profoundly that we are not the same afterwards, even unto our names.
To think is to differ.
I think to be a well-rounded person, you have to experience good and bad, wonderful moments and pain. You need to meet people who have no exposure to kindness, who lack any opportunity and have no way out - like the homeless, the mentally ill - and you`ve got to learn empathy for them.