If you’re looking for inspiration on how to embrace who you really are, these quotes may be a starting point.
Embrace Yourself
“You laugh at me because I’m different, I laugh at you because you’re all the same.”
“If life is a stage and you are your own agent, then don’t hesitate to play the character you wish to play.”
“Once I began to realize that there were no rules and that my path didn’t have to look like everyone else’s, I relaxed and my whole world opened up.”
“Let today be the day you stand strong in the truth of your beauty. Journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others.”
“You’ll never know who you are unless you shed who you pretend to be.”
“Nobody is wired wrong because there’s no wrong and right in the way we are.”
“Being yourself means shedding all the layers of looking good, wanting to be liked, being scared to stand out, and trying to be who you think people want you to be.”

During Difficult Moments
“‘Whatever you did today is enough. Whatever you felt today is valid. Whatever you thought today isn’t to be judged.’ Repeat the above each day.”
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”
“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”
“Kites rise high against the wind, not with it.”
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”
“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”
“Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.”

Self Acceptance
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.”
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”
“I do not seek the approval of people who do not approve of me.”
“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”
“Just because you are blind and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.”
True Self
“The freedom to be yourself is a gift only you can give yourself. But once you do, no one can take it away.”
“Never apologize for burning too brightly or collapsing into yourself every night. That is how galaxies are made.”
“You are your own teacher. Investigate yourself to find the truth ― inside, not outside. Knowing yourself is most important.”
“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.”
“Live life as though nobody is watching and express yourself as though everyone is listening.”
“Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by other people’s opinion.”