Have you ever felt like you were a little bit different? Like you had something unique to offer the world, if you could just get people to see it? Then you know exactly how it felt to be me.Ambition, CharacterCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, by Flint Lockwood
'Difficulty' is the name of an ancient tool that was created to define who we are.Ambition, Character, WorkPaulo Coelho
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music, they just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male.CharacterKurt Cobain
I don't wanna be Michael Jordan, I don't wanna be Bird or Isiah. I don't wanna be any of those guys. You know when my career is over, I wanna look in the mirror and say: 'I did it my way!'Character, Self-ConfidenceAllen Iverson
Someone will always be prettier.
Someone will always be smarter.
Someone will always be younger.
But they will never be you.
The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.Character, Self-ConfidenceGoldie Hawn
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk!Character, Self-ConfidenceDrew Barrymore
When someone isn’t seen for what they truly are, that’s a very dangerous thing.CharacterMotherless Brooklyn, by Paul Randolph
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-ConfidenceGranit Xhaka
Follow your instincts and do not let other people's opinion of you become your opinion of yourself.Character, Self-ConfidenceSarah Jessica Parker
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.CharacterHeather Brewer in Vladimir Tod - Twelfth Grade Kills
Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.Character, Self-ConfidenceHenry Kissinger
The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.Character, Self-ConfidenceDwayne "The Rock" Johnson
She had blue skin,
And so did he.
He kept it hid
And so did she.
They searched for blue
Their whole life through,
Then passed right by-
And never knew.
There's no sense in going out of your way, just to get somebody to like you.Character, Self-ConfidenceAsh Ketchum in Pokémon
Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.CharacterTheodor Seuss Geisel
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.Character, FriendshipTheodor Seuss Geisel
It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them - the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.Character, BrainFyodor Dostoevsky
Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world…if you do so, you are insulting yourself.Character, Self-ConfidenceBill Gates
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.'CharacterMiranda Lambert
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-ConfidenceJ. C. Watts
This is the problem with the world today: Nobody wants to take risks, to risk being themselves.Character, Self-ConfidenceGiorgio Armani
Each of you, as an individual, must pick your own goals. Listen to others, but do not become a blind follower.Character, ObjectivesThurgood Marshall
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 & WeirdnessChristina Grimmie
I see the world become so uniform. Everybody has to be the same. I like people who are different.Character, Self-Confidence, Craziness & WeirdnessEric Cantona
It's cool to be different and just be who you are and shock people in a good way.Character, Self-ConfidenceBrendon Urie
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.CharacterJohnny Weir
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.Character, FreedomJim Morrison
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.CharacterHeraclitus
Beauty is subjective and should not be limited to only what we see on the outside.Beauty, CharacterAlek Wek
Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.Character, Decisions, StreetJerry Seinfeld
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.Character, Appearance, Morality & EthicsRoald Dahl
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical. At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.Character, InnovationBoris Jelzin
'It is as though I have a black dog and a white dog inside me fighting each other constantly.' The black dog, he explained, represented evil and the white dog represented good. The missionary asked him, 'Which dog wins the fight within you?' After several moments of silence, the native said, 'The dog that wins is the one I feed and the dog that loses is the one I starve.'Character, Decisions, Morality & EthicsIndian American Saying
True nobility lies not in being superior to another man, but being superior to one's previous self.Ambition, Character, ProgressIndian Asian Saying
Perhaps a man's character was like a tree, and his reputation like its shadow; the shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.Character, AppearanceAbraham Lincoln
Every single one of us is so unique and that's awesome. Why fit in when you can stand out?CharacterSenior Year, by Stephanie Conway
Don't try so hard to fit in, and certainly don't try so hard to be different just try hard to be you.CharacterZendaya