Dare to declare who you are. It is not far from the shores of silence to the boundaries of speech. The path is not long, but the way is deep. You must not only walk there, you must be prepared to leap.— Hildegard of Bingen
Undeniable Authenticity quotations
Freedom is not doing whatever you want to, rather, authentic freedom is choosing to do the right thing
be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.
The most common form of despair is not being who you are.
Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make. It is the art of identifying and understanding customer needs and creating solutions that deliver satisfaction to the customers, profits to the producers and benefits for the stakeholders.
Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
I think transwomen, and transpeople in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you're supposed to be to live a more authentic life.
Real love doesn't die. It's the physical body that dies. Genuine, authentic love has no expectations whatsoever; it doesn't even need the physical presence of a person. ... Even when he is dead and buried that part of you that loves the person will always live.
If you have a problem with people living their lives and being authentically who they are, you really should go and do some soul-searching.
I have carefully examined the evidences of the Christian religion, and if I was sitting as a juror upon its authenticity I would unhesitatingly give my verdict in its favor. I can prove its truth as clearly as any proposition ever submitted to the mind of man.
When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them.
Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are.
I continue to dream and pray about a revival of holiness in our day that moves forth in mission and creates authentic community in which each person can be unleashed through the empowerment of the Spirit to fulfill God's creational intentions.
Our deepest calling is to grow into our own authentic self-hood, whether or not it conforms to some image of who we ought to be. As we do so, we will not only find the joy that every human being seeks--we will also find our path of authentic service in the world.
We think sometimes we're only drawn to the good, but we're actually drawn to the authentic. We like people who are real more than those who hide their true selves under layers of artificial niceties
Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity.
A successful life is an authentic life.
Happiness and creativity rest on a foundation of transparency to yourself and others. Knowing your own heart and speaking clearly to others keep you on the path.
Be congruent, be authentic and be yourself.
Don’t be afraid of being unique. It’s like being afraid of your best self.
The good life is using your signature strengths every day to produce authentic happiness and abundant gratification.
Experiencing the world through Endless secondhand information isn't enough.
If we want authenticity we have to initiate it.
For most people to be happy, there has to be a person, place, or thing involved in their happiness. In true happiness, there are no things involved. It's a natural state. You will abide in that state forever.
Authentic spirituality is revolutionary.
It does not legitimate the world, it breaks the world; it does not console the world, it shatters it. And it does not render the self content, it renders it undone.
The practice of assertiveness: being authentic in our dealings with others;
treating our values and persons with decent respect in social contexts; refusing to fake the reality of who we are or what we esteem in order to avoid disapproval; the willingness to stand up for ourselves and our ideas in appropriate ways in appropriate contexts.
Your devotion to God is illustrated, demonstrated, and authenticated by your love for others.
True power and true happiness are when you use your success to make others around you feel even more significant.
If there is no friendship with them [the poor] and no sharing of the life of the poor, then there is no authentic commitment to liberation, because love exists only among equals.
A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.
No one loves authenticity like a graphic designer. And no one is quite as good at simulating it.
When well-being comes from engaging our strengths and virtues, our lives are imbued with authenticity.
Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.
All authentic art is conceived at a sacred moment and nourished in a blessed hour; an inner impulse creates it, often without the artist being aware of it.
What makes me myself rather than anyone else is the very fact that I am poised between two countries, two or three languages, and several cultural traditions. It is precisely this that defines my identity. Would I exist more authentically if I cut off a part of myself
You have to believe in happiness, or happiness never comes.
Authentic love must be founded on reciprocal recognition of two freedoms.
For each of them, love would be the revelation of the self through the gift of the self and the enrichment of the universe.
I also came to understand that our authenticity (or lack thereof) is made evident by the fruit that our life is bearing.