“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
Judy Garland 
“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.”
Rita Mae Brown 
“Don't compromise yourself - you're all you have.”
John Grisham, The Rainmaker 
 “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”
Dolly Parton
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde 
“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience 
Readers, stay true to YOU!


  1. I love this! :) Thank you for sharing these. :)

  2. I love all of them, but Dolly Parton's is great!

  3. Love all these quotes! What a great idea! Glad I stopped by. <3, Amy

  4. Beautiful post, thanks :)

  5. Thanks for the inspiration!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  6. Amazing quotes that are so true! Reading this put a smile on my face!