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I Am Me Quotes
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Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Affirmations Values Live-By Self-Esteem

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
- Helen Keller

 

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

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NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was thinking that I might fly today.
Just to disprove all the things you say...
please be careful with me, I'm sensitive,
and I'd like to stay that way.
- Jewel

I grant myself the Honor of being ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God has entrusted me with myself.
- Epictetus

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am a self-centered spoiled-rotten brat,
Thank you for nurturing me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well, if I used the privilege of self-incrimination at that time, I must have felt that perhaps there might be something that might incriminate me in answering.
- Ethel Rosenberg

Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird.
- Lisa Bonet

There is no self-portrait of me.
- Gustav Klimt

Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
- Jeanette Winterson

My songs are self-explanatory... somebody pointed out to me that... my songs pretty much speak for themselves.
- Christine McVie

As a Christian, there is no other part of the New Right ideology that concerns me more than its self-serving misuse of religious faith.
- Mark Hatfield

It wasn't like I was self-motivated. My dad started me. It was his dream before it was mine.
- Venus Williams

If I were to try to read, much less answer,
all the attacks made on me,
this shop might as well be closed for any other business.
- Abraham Lincoln

When I first began, the technicians, camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks.
- Jessie Matthews

My best male friend is my best friend until he crosses me. We're all protective of the self.
- Neil LaBute

Join me in my quest for a greater understanding of our existence. Join me in my desire for a greater self. Join me as I seek the humility to love and understand my fellow man.
- Bryant H. McGill

The Iraqis are not threatened by the Turks or by the Iranians or by the Saudis and they tell me that these are not weapons of mass destruction, they are weapons of self-destruction.
- Hans Blix

Having a baby dragged me, kicking and screaming, from the world of self-absorption.
- Paul Reiser

This marched was planned to be non violent and non confrontational, and gladly it stayed that way. What really impressed me was the self discipline of the Black Block.
- John Blair

Painting self-portraits without clothes on has also given me some publicity.
- Cleo Moore

It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from.
- Anne Tyler

It was something she didn't want me to do because she thought the rejection would ruin my self-esteem. My father was, like, 'If she wants to try it, let her try it.'
- Ellen Muth

People always want to ask me about my drug problem - I never had a drug problem; I had a self-esteem problem!
- Gloria Gaynor

Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed.
- Rick Allen

It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
- Halle Berry

I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
- George Carlin

If being an egomaniac means I believe
in what I do and in my art or my music,
then in that respect you can call me that.
I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
- John Lennon

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
- Alison Bechdel

Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
- Alan Ladd

But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious - never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving.
- Mark Strand

It seems to me self-evident that if you have a life, things happen in it, and certain things do change; certain things end. People you know die.
- Jonathan Franzen

It's not like my old self - I'm not in character anymore, I'm me. I'm not hiding behind that anymore.
- Damon Albarn

Personally, I don't choose any particular religion or symbol or group of words or teachings to define me. That's between me and the most high. You know, my higher self. The Creator.
- Erykah Badu

I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred.
- Frank Langella

Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
- Naomi Campbell

I think my voice worked out fine, but it was a lot of work for me. And I was very self-conscious about it. I was a bit self-conscious about writing lyrics too.
- Jerry Harrison

When he asked me, with obvious self-satisfaction, what I thought of the scenario, I hardly knew how to answer. I asked if he had seen the play and was hardly surprised when he said no.
- Elmer Rice

Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art.
- Bliss Carman

Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!
- Angelina Jolie

I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.
- Martin Luther

Some people stay in the academic world just to avoid becoming self-aware. You can quote me on that.
- Michael McKean

My interest lies in my self-expression - what's inside of me - not what I'm in.
- John Turturro

I never had any question that my parents loved me. I had a real sense of self confidence.
- Jeannette Walls

The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical.
- Jim Carrey

For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it's no problem for me to believe that I'm somebody else.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left.
- Naomi Watts

With acting I am being led by the script, other actors, the director, etc. But with songwriting I feel it is much more self reliant and allows me to be in the creative experience without being as dependent on others.
- Helen Slater

For me it was perfect, because it wasn't a very competitive environment, and it was a studio program. They basically send you off, and say, bring us some work, and we'll help you improve it. It really rewarded self-discipline.
- Anthony Doerr

I'm totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that's the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go.
- Jason Mraz

For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do.
- David Cronenberg

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
- Alan Thicke

I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.
- June Jordan

If it weren't the problem of politics for me, it would be another. And yet, sometimes it's so difficult. And I feel sorry for myself. And then hate myself for this feeling of self-pity.
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower

When I read the pilot 'for Married with Children', it just reminded me of my Uncle Joe... just a self-deprecating kind of guy. He'd come home from work, and the wife would maybe say 'I ran over the dog this morning in the driveway'. And he would say 'Fine, what's for dinner?
- Ed O'Neill

Whatever I have not yet learned to tolerate in myself inevitably will appear in my children. In this way, they, like Julia, guide me to a new level of self-awareness and everyone benefits.
- Kenny Loggins

But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers.
- Preston Brooks

When I was younger, my whole sense of self-worth was based on whether or not I was working, which was awful. And I had a baby at 20 years old, so it wasn't just about me. At around the age of 30 there was a stretch where I wasn't working - certainly not on anything I liked, anyway - and I started to do other things.
- Kiefer Sutherland

Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law.
- June Jordan

I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it.
- Pierre Loti

I desire so to conduct the affairs
of this administration that, if at the end...
I have lost every other friend on earth,
I shall at least have one friend left,
and that friend shall be down inside of me.
- Abraham Lincoln

But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man.
- Monica Lewinsky


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