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.— Laverne Cox
Simplistic Live Your Own Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Life should be lived on the edge of life.
You have to exercise rebellion: to refuse to tape yourself to rules, to refuse your own success, to refuse to repeat yourself, to see every day, every year, every idea as a true challenge - and then you are going to live your life on a tightrope.
It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
It’s your own expectations that hurt you.
Not the world you live in. Whatever happens in the world is real. What you think should happen is unreal. So people are hurt by their expectations. You know , you’re not disappointed by the world, you are disappointed by your own projections.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
If you are going to use military force, then you ought to use overwhelming military force. Use too much and deliberately use too much; you'll save lives, not only your own, but the enemy's too.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
Do not let either the medical authorities or the politicians mislead you.
Find out what the facts are, and make your own decisions about how to live a happy life and how to work for a better world.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
When those you love die, the best you can do is honor their spirit for as long as you live. You make a commitment that you're going to take whatever lesson that person or animal was trying to teach you, and you make it true in your own life... It's a positive way to keep their spirit alive in the world, by keeping it alive in yourself.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
The best way to forget your own problems is to help someone else solve theirs.
The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live. The best way to respond to wrong is to do what's right. The better we know ourselves the less we'll criticize others. The bigger your problems, the bigger your prayer should be.
So take seriously the story that God has given you to live.
It’s time to read your own life, because your story is the one that could set us all ablaze.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Tis' better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else's perfectly.
Religion means living your own life, completely fresh and new, without being taken in by anyone.
It doesn't matter who you are, or where you come from, or how much money you've got in your pocket. You have your own destiny and your own life ahead of you.
Love the life you live. Live the life you love.
There's an African proverb: 'When death finds you, may it find you alive.
' Alive means living your own damned life, not the life that your parents wanted, or the life some cultural group or political party wanted, but the life that your own soul wants to live.
Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you're proud to live.
Champion the right to be yourself; dare to be different and to set your own pattern, live your own life, and follow your own star.
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.
Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose.
But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.
I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say.
I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.
It's important to wake up everyday and remind yourself what you're working towards. You create your own life, it's not set out there for you.
If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
Come out of the masses. Stand alone like a lion and live your life according to your own light.
If you play music with passion and love and honesty, then it will nourish your soul, heal your wounds and make your life worth living. Music is its own reward.
Endeavoring to live the Christian life by your own efforts is the greatest single hindrance to walking in the Spirit.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won't receive the good things God has in store.
The reality is, that no matter what you do in this life, it’s coming to an end. Once you accept there’s nothing that you can do about your own mortality, then you’re now free. You have no control, so stop pretending you do. And just get on with living your life. Stop living in fear.
Before you know it you'll be my age telling your own granddaughter the story of your life and you wanna make it an interesting one, don't you? You wanna be able to tell her some adventures, some excitements, some something. How you live your life, little one, is a gift for those who come after you, a kind of inheritance.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's.
Clothes as text, clothes as narration, clothes as a story.
Clothes as the story of our lives. And if you were to gather all the clothes you have ever owned in all your life, each baby shoe and winter coat and wedding dress, you would have your autobiography.
All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.
Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared and scars mean you lived!
You will be required to do wrong no matter where you go.
It is the basic condition of life, to be required to violate your own identity. At some time, every creature which lives must do so. It is the ultimate shadow, the defeat of creation; this is the curse at work, the curse that feeds on all life. Everywhere in the universe.
My philosophy is based on the principle of self-ownership.
You own your life. To deny this is to imply that another person has a higher claim on your life than you do. No other person, or group of persons, owns your life nor do you own the lives of others.
I was carried away, swept along by the mighty stream of words pouring from the hundreds of pages. To me it was the ultimate book: once you had read it, neither your own life nor the world you lived in would ever look the same.
Let people do what they need to do to make them happy.
Mind your own business, and do what you need to do to make you happy.
Honor all living things, for we are of the stag, and the salmon, and the bee;
so destroy not life, save it be to preserve your own.