To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
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.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
You always feel when you look it straight in the eye that you could have put more into it, could have let yourself go and dug harder.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number.