quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.


Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.

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Remember that you will never reach a higher standard than you yourself set.

Then set your mark high, and step by step, even though it be by painful effort, by self-denial and sacrifice, ascend the whole length of the ladder of progress.

If you want to change the world, start with yourself.

Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones


Be hard on yourself, easy on others.

The secret is to believe in your dreams;

in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself.

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.

Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.

Music is a science, it heals depression, it awakens, most people don't know, they just take music for an entertainment, something to dance to, and enjoy yourself and you go to bed and forget it tomorrow, music must never be forgotten, it's like a fountain that keeps on flowing

Don't lose faith. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize.


When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.

If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.

be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.

I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being.

Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.


You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?

Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people will come to you. And stay.

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.

Be kind to yourself so you can be happy enough to be kind to the world.

Once you accept you are being judged by people who have less knowledge than yourself, then what's it worth?


Be kind to others, so that you may learn the secret art of being kind to yourself.

If you find it hard to laugh at yourself, I would be happy to do it for you.

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.

There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.


Your whole appearance is a lie and it could never be true.

And if you really loved yourself, then you would try and be you.

Be good to yourself 'cause nobody else has the power to make you happy.

Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.

No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . .

If you do not worship God, you worship something, and nine times out of ten it will be yourself. You have a duty to worship God, not because He will be imperfect and unhappy if you do not, but because you will be imperfect and unhappy.


Not everyone will be happy when you begin to better yourself.

Those who are for you will not just celebrate in your triumphs, but they will also pray with you through your tribulations.

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.

What I tell people is be the best version of yourself in anything that you do.

You don't have to live anybody else's story.

Stress and worry is a residual of relying on yourself and being your own god, in control of everything. Worship allows us to rely on God's power to steer us through life.