Being Different Quotes

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Being Different Quotes

There’s a whole category of people who miss out by not allowing themselves to be weird enough.

Alain De Botton

The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.

Albert Einstein

You are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise.

Alex Sanchez

If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.

Billie Holiday

It’s really important to share the idea that being different might feel like a problem at the time, but ultimately diversity is a strength.

Carson Kressley

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

Cecil Beaton

The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.

Charles M. Schwab

Our culture has made us all the same. No one is truly white or black or rich, anymore. We all want the same. Individually, we are nothing.

Chuck Palahniuk

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

Coco Chanel

When you’re the only sane person, you look like the only insane person.

Criss Jami

It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.

Desiderius Erasmus

Some are born weird, some achieve it, others have weirdness thrust upon them.

Dick Francis

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

Dr. Seuss

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You

Dr. Seuss

To be nobody but yourself in a world doing its best to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human can ever fight and never stop fighting.

E. E. Cummings

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.

Eileen Caddy

I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.

Elijah Wood

There is just one life for each of us: our own.


Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?

Fanny Brice

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Ride the energy of your own unique spirit.

Gabrielle Roth

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn t thinking.

George S. Patton

Life’s no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe’s my own to fool with.

Haruki Murakami

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

Henry David Thoreau

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.

James Broughton

The longer you go by yourself the weirder you get, and the weirder you get the longer you go by yourself.

Jim Shepard

Always be a first rate version of yourself, instead of a second rate version of somebody else.

Judy Garland

Individualism is rather like innocence: There must be something unconscious about it.

Louis Kronenberger

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.

M. Scott Peck

Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.

Malcolm Muggeridge

So you’re a little weird? Work it! A little different? OWN it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!

Mandy Hale

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Originality is a by product of sincerity.

Marianne Moore

People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.

Mary-Louise Parker

Be different so that people can see you clearly amongst the crowds.

Mehmet Murat ildan

If you want to stand out, don’t be different; be outstanding.

Meredith West

I believe that every person has uniqueness — something that nobody else has.

Michael Schenker

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

Oscar Wilde

My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.

Oscar Wilde

Remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.

Rajat Dogra

Imitation is suicide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.

Robert H. Schuller

Fitting in allows you to blend in with everyone else, but being different allows you to be yourself, to be unique and to be more creative.

Sonya Parker

When we allow ourselves to exist truly and fully, we sting the world with our vision and challenge it with our own ways of being.

Thomas Moore

I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.

Tila Tequila

There is no such thing as a weird human being, It’s just that some people require more understanding than others.

Tom Robbins

Do something remarkable or accept being the mere statistic that you have always been awarded.

Tsepiso Makhubedu

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

William Shakespeare

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