Being Different Quotes - Quotes About Being Unique

The unique or nonconformist soul questions society and the usual way of doing things.

The quotes about being different listed here celebrate the individual and his or her search for self amid the overwhelming pressures of the world.

You call yourself what you want to call yourself.
This is the land of the free.

- Bob Dylan
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Being Different Quotes - Quotes About Being Unique

We are all born originals - why is it so many of us die copies?

- Edward Young


Be being yourself, you put something beautiful into the world that was not there before.

- Edwin Elliot


It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.

- Gandhi


Don't think
inside the box
the box is cardboard,
the box is fake
tear it up
and create

- D.P. Bishop


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           Being different quotes




If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

- Henry David Thoreau


The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.

- Rita Mae Brown


If everyone is thinking alike then someone isn't thinking.

- George S. Patton


Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

- Robert Frost


The need to be normal is the predominant anxiety disorder in modern life.

- Thomas Moore


I may be no better, but at least I am different.

Jean Jacque Rousseau


I am not strange. I am just not normal.

Salvador Dali


You laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at you because you are all the same.

- Daniel Knode


Being Different Quotes - Rebel Quotes


I rebel, therefore I exist.

- Albert Camus


I want to be a thorn in the side of everything for as long as possible.

- Patti Smith


I'm not eccentric. It's just that I'm more alive than most people.

- Edith Sitwell


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          Being different quotes


There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning.

- Abbie Hoffman


The only people for me are the mad ones
the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved,
desirous of everything at the same time,
the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but
burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles
exploding like spiders across the stars...

Jack Kerouac


All the heroes of tomorrow are the heretics of today.

- Yip Harburg


Every generation needs a new revolution.

- Thomas Jefferson


Being Different Quotes - Quotes About Being Unique


The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

- Albert Einstein


Wherever all think alike there is little danger of innovation.

-Edward Abbey


Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.

- Alan Keightley


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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.

- Dostoevsky


I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.

- Doug Floyd


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

- Mark Twain


Be Unique:

From now on I'll connect the dots in my own way.

- Bill Watterson


Ride the energy of your own unique spirit.

- Gabrielle Roth


To be a man is to be a nonconformist.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

- Schopenhauer


I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do.

I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it's true I'm here, and I'm just as strange as you.

- Frida Kahlo


This above all: To thine own self be true.

- William Shakespeare





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