Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
Those who matter don't mind, and those who mind don't matter.
Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.
I am increasingly an architect of self. I am free to will and choose. I can, through accepting my individuality... become more of my uniqueness, more of my potentiality.
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.
A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
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.
Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him.
I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
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.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
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