Be Yourself Not Someone Else
Be Yourself Quotes
Don’t chase people, Be yourself, do your work hard. The right people – the ones who really belong in your life – will come to you and stay. Will Smith
I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. Jimi Hendrix
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. Lao Tzu
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Why Being Yourself Matters
There will never be anyone else like you in the future of the universe. There has never been anyone exactly like you since human life began. That’s why being yourself is more important than anything else; certainly more than the fear that traps people into conforming.
Non-conformists have always had a rough time. Society seems to need and fear them in roughly equal measure. As a person who was a teenager in the “swinging 60s,” I’ve seen a gray tide of conservatism flow back steadily to reclaim nearly all the ground it lost during that decade. Is this an advantage? If it is, I can’t see it. But that’s how life works: two steps forward, followed by one-and-a-half back as those who lost their power try to reverse the process.
The forces of the status quo—of conformity—have been strong again in recent years. Maybe that’s behind an upsurge in interest in self-development. When the outside world is intent on forcing you into a bland, acceptable mold, people naturally turn elsewhere to find an outlet for what matters most: their own uniqueness…
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To always be yourself is one of the best bits of advice I ever received. You can’t be someone else, only what you are or want to be.