Thoughtful quotes about authenticity, being an authentic person.

Words of Wisdom

authenticity, being an authentic person.

"How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone." (Gabrielle Chanel)

"Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships." (C. S. Lewis)

"The security blanket of conformity is warm and comfortable - just so it doesn't cover our heads and smother us." (Herbert Holt)

"The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be who we pretend to be." (Socrates)

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." (George Eliot)

"No bird soars too high if it soars with its own wings." (William Blake)


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Staff, H. (2008, November 21). Authenticity, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 19 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

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