I'd rather be proud of what I am, rather than desperatly try to be something I'm really not; just to fit in.— Immortal Technique
Powerful Not Fitting quotations
Why fit in when you we born to stand out?
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
You who feel no pain at the suffering of others It is not fitting for you to be called human.
A little progress each day adds up.
Every person's map of the world is as unique as their thumbprint.
There are no two people alike. No two people who understand the same sentence the same way... So in dealing with people, you try not to fit them to your concept of what they should be.
But beauty is about finding the right fit, the most natural fit, To be perfect, you have to feel perfect about yourself --- avoid trying to be something you're not. For a goddess, that's especially hard. We can change so easily. -Aphrodite
My silences had not protected me. Your silence will not protect you. But for every real word spoken, for every attempt I had ever made to speak those truths for which I am still seeking, I had made contact with other women while we examined the words to fit a world in which we all believed, bridging our differences.
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season.
It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that's not quite it.
What happens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they're just not such a big deal anymore.
It's not wrong to be upset. It's not wrong to cry. It's not wrong to want attention. It's not even wrong to scream or throw a fit. What is wrong is to keep it all inside. What is wrong is to blame and punish yourself for simply being human. What is wrong is to never be heard and to be alone in your pain. Share it. Let it out.
For most of us, there is only the unattended Moment, the moment in and out of time, The distraction fit, lost in a shaft of sunlight, The wild thyme unseen, or the winter lightning Or the waterfall, or music heard so deeply That it is not heard at all, but you are the music While the music lasts
Different is good. So don't fit in, don't sit still, don't ever try to be less than what you are.
When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you.
A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects, and beautifies.
Do not try to make circumstances fit your plans. Make plans that fit the circumstances.
If someone says, 'Hey, I ran 100 miles this week.
How far did you run?' ignore him! What the hell difference does it make?.... The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles.
Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.
Satan will be ready to help forward such thoughts as a fit medium to lift thee up , and slacken thy care in duty for the future. Such discoveries do indeed bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree and measure of it. The weak child may be, yea, is, oftener in the lap than the strong.
It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
If I embrace who I am it will open doors not shut them.
If your faith won't fit in the door that opens then I argue do not walk through that door. The door that God has opened for you will fit your faith.
Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.
Once a man criticized my desire for knowledge by saying that it was not fitting for a woman to possess learning because there was so little of it. I replied that it was even less fitting for a man to possess ignorance because there was so much of it.
There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
I'm not telling you it is going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
When people said "We never want to look like you" Arnold replied "Don't worry, you never will".
Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.
The body does not want you to do this.
As you run, it tells you to stop but the mind must be strong. You always go too far for your body. You must handle the pain with strategy...It is not age; it is not diet. It is the will to succeed.
To become a person does not necessarily mean to be well adjusted, well adapted, approved of by others. It means to become who you are. We are meant to become more eccentric, more peculiar, more odd. We are not meant just to fit in. We are here to be different. We are here to be the individual.
The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can't handle!
I've seen so many beautiful curvy women gain success in hollywood and then wither into bobble headed stick figures in some grotesque attempt to fit a revolting hollywood trend. I like real women, not the broomsticks that Hollywood has been selling lately.
Celtic jerseys are not for second best, they don't shrink to fit inferior players
If you don't fit in, then you're probably doing the right thing.
Who can explain the secret pathos of Nature's loveliness? It is a touch of melancholy inherited from our mother Eve. It is an unconscious memory of the lost Paradise. It is the sense that even if we should find another Eden, we would not be fit to enjoy it perfectly nor stay in it forever.
The Crown. Place it upon your head and you assume a different post-tranquil yet radiating assurance. Never show doubt, never lose your dignity beneath the crown, or it will not fit. It will seem to be destined for one more worthy. Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emporers crown themselves.
It is not God, but people themselves who shorten their lives by not keeping physically fit.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
As a scientist I must be mindful of the past;
all too often it has happened that matters of great value to science were overlooked because the new phenomenon did not fit the accepted scientific outlook of the time.
Good is towing the line, being behaved, being quiet, being passive, fitting in, being liked, and great is being messy, having a belly, speaking your mind, standing up for what you believe in, fighting for another paradigm, not letting people talk you out of what you know to be true.
In mathematics, two angles that are said to coincide fit together perfectly.
The word "coincidence" does not describe luck or mistakes. It describes that which fits together perfectly.
When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.
The Western World has been brainwashed by Aristotle for the last 2,500 years.
The unconscious, not quite articulate, belief of most Occidentals is that there is one map which adequately represents reality. By sheer good luck, every Occidental thinks he or she has the map that fits. Guerrilla ontology, to me, involves shaking up that certainty.