6 Quotes About Individuality

Individuality: don't be afraid to be different - Ultimate Success Quotes

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Afraid To Be Different

The Japanese have a saying, ‘the nail that stands up gets hammered.’ A warning that being different will get you unpleasant attention. It speaks to our fear of standing out and being the focus of criticism.

Here are quotes from 6 people who weren’t afraid to stand out, to be different, to show the world their individuality. By being their authentic selves, they each brought unique and powerful gifts to the world. These successful leaders are not known simply for being ‘rich and famous’, but for the quality of what they created and how many people they reached.

Discover and share the particular contribution that only you can make to fulfill the ultimate intent of living from your individuality. That singular gift will be the result of accepting who you truly are, understanding your purpose, and being determined to live it. Once you have these key ingredients, being “different” will be sensational and rewarding.

Be authentic and the universe will rise up to meet you.

Oprah Winfrey

Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.

Oscar Wilde

You are the one that decides what defines you.

Lizzie Velasquez

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.

Robert Louis Stevenson

You rarely have time for everything you want in this life, so you need to make choices. And hopefully your choices can come from a deep sense of who you are.

Fred Rogers

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou



PS – what’s your biggest obstacle to being your authentic, individual self in all situations?



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