My mom was always saying: 'Be whatever you want to be, but stick with it. Don't waver. Don't change who you are for anybody.'Character0
Without daring to make enemies, you have no real friends in the end.Character, Enemies0
It's fucked up how people get judged for being real, and how people get loved for being fake.Character0
The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.Character0
Someone will always be prettier.
Someone will always be smarter.
Someone will always be younger.
But they will never be you.
When someone isn’t seen for what they truly are, that’s a very dangerous thing.Character0
The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.Character0
I wouldn't change myself for anybody. I am who I am; people accept me, or they don't. I have my strengths and my weaknesses, which I can try to improve upon, of course. I'm still not the finished product.Character, Self-Confidence0
You don't know where you're going, unless you know where you come from.Past, Character0
We don’t get to choose our own hearts. We can’t make ourselves want what’s good for us or what’s good for other people. We don’t get to choose the people we are.Heart, Character0
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.Character, Morality & Ethics0
I'm secure in who I am. I don't need the validation of those that would say, you have to be a certain thing in order to be accepted. I'm comfortable going against the grain if I need to.Character, Self-Confidence0
It sounds so simple, but if you just be yourself, you're different than anyone else.Character0
Never follow somebody else's path; it doesn't work the same way twice for anyone... the path follows you and rolls up behind you as you walk, forcing the next person to find their own way.Character0
This is the problem with the world today: Nobody wants to take risks, to risk being themselves.Character, Self-Confidence0
Each of you, as an individual, must pick your own goals. Listen to others, but do not become a blind follower.Character, Objectives0
Be stupid, be dumb, be funny, if that's who you are. Don't try to be someone that society wants you to be; that's stupid. So be yourself.Character, Self-Confidence, Craziness & Weirdness0
I see the world become so uniform. Everybody has to be the same. I like people who are different.Character, Self-Confidence, Craziness & Weirdness0
It's cool to be different and just be who you are and shock people in a good way.Character, Self-Confidence0
I'm not going to change; I'm very stubborn in this way. I am what I am.Character, Self-Confidence0
I might not know who I was yesterday or who I'm going to be tomorrow, but I know who I am right now.Character, Moment & Present0
I want to be judged by who I am, not what I am. I mean, I am Johnny Weir. Judge me the way you see me, love me the way you see me, hate me the way you see me.Character0
You can't change what people are, without destroying who they were.Character, Change0
Follow your instincts and do not let other people's opinion of you become your opinion of yourself.Character, Self-Confidence0
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.Character, Popularity0
A musician should only sound like what they do, and no two musicians sound the same. It's an individual-feel thing, you know?Music, Character0
A label doesn't make something so. A label is just a word. It's what a person does that makes them who they are.Character0
I've become so numb, I can't feel you there
Become so tired, so much more aware
I'm becoming this, all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.Character, Self-Confidence0
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.Character, Self-Confidence0
Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.Character, Self-Confidence0
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character.Character0
I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I'm definitely an individual.Character0
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.Character, Change, Motivation, Positive Quotes0
The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.Character, Self-Confidence0
You're a freak, but what? Do you wanna be normal? Do you wanna be just like everyone else?Character0
I understand what it's like to be different, I'm very different too.Character, Self-Confidence0
Beauty is subjective and should not be limited to only what we see on the outside.Beauty, Character0
You will be bitter in life, when you compare yourself with others. Run the race of life at your own pace.Character, Self-Confidence0
And all the colors I am inside have not been invented yet.Character0
The things that make me different are the things that make me.Character, Self-Confidence, Children's Books0
Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.Character, Decisions, Street0
Now we all have a great need for acceptance, but you must trust that your beliefs are unique, your own, even though others may think them odd or unpopular, even though the herd may go, "that's baaaaad." Robert Frost said, "Two roads diverged in the wood and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."Character0
No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.Character, Craziness & Weirdness0
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!Character, Self-Confidence0
Recently I was driving my daughter to school and she said to me: 'Mama, I'm the ugliest girl I know. I look like a boy with long hair.' And my brain went to 'Oh my god, you're six. Where is this coming from? Who said this? Can I kick a sex-year-old's ass?' But I didn't say anything and instead I went home and I made a PowerPoint presentation for her and in that presentation were androgynous rock stars and artists that live their truth, are probably made fun of every day of their life and carry on and wave their flag and inspire the rest of us. And these are artists like Michael Jackson and David Bowie and Freddie Mercury and Annie Lennox and Prince and Janis Joplin and George Michael, Elton John. So many artists, her eyes glazed over. But then I said, 'I really want to know why you feel this way about yourself?' And she said 'Well, I look like a boy.' I said, 'What do you think I look like?' And she said, 'You're beautiful.' And I was like, 'Well, thanks!' But I said, 'When people make fun of me, that's what they use. They say that I look like a boy, or I'm too masculine or I have too many opinions, my body is too strong. Do you see me growing my hair?' She said, 'No, Mama.' I said, 'Do you see me changing my body?'
'Do you see me changing the way I present myself to the world?'
'Do you see me selling out arenas all over the world?'
So baby-girl, we don't change. We take the gravel and the shell and we make a pearl and we help other people to change, so that they can see more kinds of beauty. And to all the artists here, I'm so inspired by all of you. Thank you for being your true selves and for lighting the way for us. I'm so inspired by you guys. There's so much rad happening right now in music. Keep doing it. Keep shining for the rest of us to see. And you, my darling girl, are beautiful and I love you.