To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.
To be nobody-but-yourself - in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else - means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Finding your passion isn't just about careers and money. It's about finding your authentic self. The one you've buried beneath other people's needs.
Just be your authentic self because there's nothing sexier or more beautiful than that.
Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.
I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.
The real rub is finding that authentic self and it's not something that's going to come to you overnight.
The authentic self is the soul made visable.
I love my husband very much. I knew it was real true love because I felt like I could be myself around that person. Your true, true innermost authentic self, the stuff you don't let anyone else see, if you can be that way with that person, I think that that's real love.
Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.
This above all; to thine own self be true.
The struggle to excavate your true, authentic self from beneath the mountain of conditioning and ridiculous expectation is the epic struggle of your lifetime.
Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.
Comparing yourself to others is an act of violence against your authentic self.
Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.
Human beings are not on earth to be citizens, or taxpayers, or socially engineered pawns of other human beings; rather they are here in order to grow, to transform, to become their authentic selves.
Your experiences are not limited to what you have created in the past
The man of authentic self-confidence is the man who relies on the judgment of his own mind. Such a man is not malleable; he may be mistaken, he may be fooled in a given instance, but he is inflexible in regard to the absolutism of reality, i.e., in seeking and demanding truth.
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