Fear of what people might think doesn’t have to stop you.
You always have the power to do what’s right for you, even if your mind is screaming, “But what will people think?”
Resources & References
Quotes on being yourself:
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your real job on earth is to become more of who you really are.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
You owe it to yourself to be yourself.