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Don't let your struggle become your identity.

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Don't let your struggle become your identity

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Today let your identity be a giant question mark...

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In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

Coco Chanel, fashion designer

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

Buddha, monk

I want, by understanding myself, to understand others. I want to be all that I am capable of becoming.

Katherine Mansfield, author

Life is too important to be taken seriously.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

Coco Chanel, fashion designer

I know myself, but that is all.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

It's not what you are that holds you back, It's what you think

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

Beware of no man more than yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.

Angela Carter, novelist

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein, actor

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

Benjamin Franklin, president

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.

Chinese Proverbs,

Continue to be yourself because in the end that's what people will remember about you


Once you label me you negate me.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

Alan Watts, philosopher

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.

Tallulah Bankhead, actress

I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.

Franz Kafka, novelist

I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.


You cannot belong to anyone else until you belong to yourself.

Pearl Bailey, actress

Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.

Orson Scott Card, writer

One of the best things to do sometimes is simply to be.

Eric Butterworth, educator

He knows the universe and does not know himself.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.

Abraham Maslow, psychologist

Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your sonnets.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Always be a first rate version of yourself, and not a second rate version of someone else.

Judy Garland, actress

Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Observe all men, thyself most.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Remember: the average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.


Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people.

Martina Navratilova, athlete

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.

James Russell Lowell, poet

The better you understand yourself the less cause you will find to love yourself.

Thomas Kempis,

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

English Proverbs,

Our lives teach us who we are.

Salman Rushdie, novelist

It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.

Josh Billings, comedian

Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become

Maxwell Maltz, scientist

Sir, a man may be so much of everything, that he is nothing of anything.

Samuel Johnson, author

If we could see ourselves as others see us, we would vanish on the spot.

E. M. Cioran,

Nothing is ever simple. What do you do when you discover you like parts of the role you're trying to escape?

Marilyn French, author

He who knows others is clever; He who knows himself has discernment.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously.

Barbara Hershey, actress

If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Everything has two sides -- the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.

Olive Schreiner, writer

We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can -- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.

Teresa of Avila,

How could I have been anyone other than me?

Dave Matthews, musician

One secures the gold of the spirit when he finds himself.

Claude M. Bristol, reporter

We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull.

Joseph Addison, writer

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.

Pearl Buck,

To know yourself you have only to set down a true statement of those that ever loved or hated you.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

Do you want to be power in the world? Then be yourself.

Ralph Waldo Trine,

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.

James Baldwin, educator

Before a man can wake up and find himself famous he has to wake up and find himself.


Know yourself, master yourself, conquest of self is most gratifying.


I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.

Ian Williams, musician

Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist

There is a period of life when we swallow knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.

Pearl Bailey, actress

What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere -- it is an art form in itself.

Anita Brookner, historian

Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.

William James, philosopher

Your ethnic or sexual identity, what region of the country you're from, what your class is - those aspects of your identity are not the same as your aesthetic identity.

Stanley Crouch, critic

The terrible fluidity of self-revelation.

Henry James, writer

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Telling others about oneself simple matter. It depends on what we think they think we ought to be like

Jerome Bruner, psychologist

The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.

Francis H. Bradley,

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.

Alexander Pope, poet

In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.

John Carpenter, director

I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.

Chevy Chase, comedian

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn't there some way to be both?

Susan Sarandon, actress

Better to see the face than to hear the name.


I consider myself an average man, except in the fact that I consider myself an average man.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.

Edward F. Halifax, statesman

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.

Jean Kerr, playwright

It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.

Doris Lessing, writer

Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.

George Gurdjieff, philosopher

First of all, what happens is, when you're good at something, you spend a lot of time with it. People identify you with that sport, so it becomes part of your identity.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.

Alfred P. Sloan, businessman

A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support.

Wentworth Miller, actor

I want an identity outside of my work.

Leighton Meester, actress

That's his style of hitting . If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.

Yogi Berra, athlete

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it's no problem for me to believe that I'm somebody else.

Daniel DayLewis,

You never know yourself till you know more than your body.

Thomas Traherne, clergyman

It is always the same: once you are liberated, you are forced to ask who you are.

Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.

Maxwell Maltz, scientist

Other men's sins are before our eyes; our own are behind our backs.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we have of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

Quentin Crisp, writer

You can live a lifetime and at the end, know more about other people than you know about yourself.

Beryl Markham,

The worst thing you can do is start slow, or con yourself into thinking that you can take your time getting into a match. The curtain is up so you've got to perform.

Jack Kramer,

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.

Julie Delpy, actress

We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.

William Hazlitt, critic

Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.

David Blunkett, politician

This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the natural scientists do, each in his own fashion.

Albert Einstein, physicist

I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.

James Joyce, novelist

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

Thomas C. Haliburton,

Many a man who has known himself at ten forgets himself utterly between ten and thirty.

Catherine Drinker Bowen, writer

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