30 Encouraging Personality Quotes To Remind You To Be Yourself

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As children, we haven't yet developed a sense of self-awareness which allows us to unabashedly be who we are. Unfortunately, as you grow up, your experiences might mute your personality and sometimes even cause you to lose your sense of self.

If that happens, these personality quotes can go a long way in inspiring you to be yourself.

What is it that people love about you? More importantly, what is it that you love about yourself? 

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Here are 30 encouraging personality quotes that will help you think about who you are at heart.

1. “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” — Bruce Lee

2. “Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.” — Paul P. Harris

3. “I think we all have our own personality, unique and distinctive, and at the same time, I think that our own unique and distinctive personality blends with the wind, with the footsteps in the street, with the noises around the corner, and with the silence of memory, which is the great producer of ghosts.” — Octavio Paz

4. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.” — Jim Morrison

5. “Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

6. “It’s beauty that captures your attention; personality that captures your heart.” — Oscar Wilde

7. “Your personality is the only permanent thing in your, ultimately, temporary life... that’s all the more reason to cherish it.” — Isabella Koldras

8. “Let your personality be your profit and not your punishment.” — Amit Kalantri

9. “I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.” — Norman O. Brown

10. “There is nothing more attractive than a great positive personality. Its beauty never fades away with time.” — Edmond Mbiaka

11. “When people label you by saying that you have an attitude. Just tell them that you have a personality which is unshakable and unaffected by what people say about you.” — Aarti Khurana

12. “When people see your personality come out, they feel so good, like they actually know who you are.” — Usain Bolt

13. “Personality begins where comparison ends.” — Karl Lagerfeld

14. “Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.” — Soren Kierkegaard

15. “If you want to build your personality don’t do [it] extraordinarily, just act like a human being.” — Mohammad Rishad Sakhi

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16. “Personality is, in fact, only a free being emphasizing and recognizing itself as such. Every man makes his own personality, he is to that extent his own creator.” — Sabrine Barring-Gould

17. “Sexiness is all about your personality, being genuine and confident, and being a good person.” — Erin Heatherton

18. “There is an amazing power getting to know your inner self and learning how to use it and not fight with the world. If you know what makes you happy, your personality, interests, and capabilities, just use them, and everything else flows beautifully.” — Juhi Chawla

19. "One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself." — Shannon L. Alder

20. “Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.” — Mae West

21. “The most seductive thing about art is the personality of the artist himself.” — Paul Cezanne

22. “Beauty is not skin-deep; it can be a means of self-affirmation, a true indicator of personality and confidence.” — Aimee Mullins

23. “Your personality is what makes you sexy.” — Mollie King

24. “Glamour comes from within. My beauty regime begins with my personality.” — Barry Humphries

25. “Personality is less a finished product than a transitive process. While it has some stable features, it is at the same time continually undergoing changes.” — Gordon W. Allport

26. “My personality is that I like to express myself, and that is not something I will look to change.” — Dele Alli

27. “I think it’s okay to have fun and show some character and some personality.” — Sean Doolittle

28. “I’m discovering, and I think other mums are discovering too, that when you become a mum, you don’t have to change into this frumpy, wholesome role model who is perfect and loses all of your identity. You can still have the same personality you’ve always had.” — Ali Wong

29. “I want any kid who listens to my music to see that I am confident with all elements of my personality that I can’t change.” — Halsey

30. “Each time you choose not to act on a frightened part of your personality, you create authentic power — and you grow spiritually. The frightened parts of your personality come less frequently and with less intensity, and the loving parts fill more and more of your consciousness.” — Gary Zukav

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Chinyere (pronounced sha-near-ruh) is a writer who covers entertainment and pop culture news, quotes, and zodiac signs.