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Finding Yourself Quotes That Will Motivate You to Be Yourself (2022)

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These finding yourself quotes will inspire you to be proud of yourself and live a better life.

Each of us is unique. We speak, look, and act differently. However, there is someone we always look up to in life. Someone after whom we model our lives and strive to emulate in order to fulfill our desire to be like them.

This is fine as long as you maintain your own identity and purpose in life. Admiring successful people can help you grow and lead you to a better future. However, too much idolatry can ruin your life. So learn to love yourself and never let too much admiration make the true you disappear. We’ve compiled a list to help you rediscover yourself and inspire you to love yourself no matter what.

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Best Finding Yourself Quotes to Inspire You

1. “You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.” – Maxwell Maltz

2. “People who fit don’t seek. The seekers are those that don’t fit.” – Shannon L. Alder

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3. “Be who you are, and find yourself so you can be your own person and enjoy life with no regret.” – Bonnie Zackson Koury

4. “It’s not about finding a home so much as finding yourself.” – Jason Behr

5. “Find yourself first. Like yourself first. Love yourself first. And friendship and love will naturally find you.” – Mandy Hale

6. “All the wonders you seek are within yourself.” – Thomas Browne

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7. “When you know yourself, you are empowered. When you accept yourself, you are invincible.” – Tina Lifford

8. “One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover the truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.” – Blaise Pascal

9. “People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds. It is something one creates.” – Thomas Szasz

10. “Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.” – Anonymous

11. “Resolve to be thyself, and know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.” – Matthew Arnold

12. “You never find yourself until you face the truth.” – Pearl Bailey

13. “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” – Carl Jung

14. “The only journey worthwhile is finding yourself.” – Anonymous

15. “It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.” – Mariska Hargitay

16. “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self. Of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

17. “You cannot dream yourself into a character. You must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James Anthony Froude

18. “The day you find yourself will be the most beautiful day because, after that, you will never accept less than what you deserve.” – Ruby Dhal

19. “At the center of your being, you have the answer. You know who you are, and you know what you want.” – Lao Tzu

20. “One does not ‘find oneself’ by pursuing one’s self, but on the contrary, by pursuing something else and learning through discipline or routine who one is and wants to be.” – May Sarton

21. “It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.” – Diane von Furstenberg

22. “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” – Benjamin Franklin

23. “The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery. Until you find yourself, you will always be someone else. Become yourself.” – Myles Munroe

Short Quotes About Finding Yourself

24. “Sometimes, when you lose your way, you find yourself.” – Mandy Hale

25. “Who am I? Ask and start your journey within.” – Anonymous

26. “To find yourself, think for yourself.” – Socrates

27. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton

28. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle

29. “What you have to find is yourself first.” – Nishi De Silva

30. “I didn’t change. I just found myself.” – Anonymous

31. “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Ralph Ellison

32. “The only journey is the journey within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

33. “In suffering, we find our truest selves.” – Jessie Burton

34. “Go find yourself first so you can also find me.” – Rumi

35. “You’ve got to find yourself first. Everything else will follow.” – Charles de Lint

36. “Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom.” – Lao Tzu

37. “Don’t worry about finding your soul mate. Find yourself.” – Jason Evert

38. “You’ve got to know yourself so you can, at last, be yourself.” – David Herbert Lawrence

39. “Each man’s life represents a road toward himself.” – Hermann Hesse

Finding Yourself Quotes and Their Importance in Life

40. “Discovering who you are today is the first step to being who you will be tomorrow.” – Destiny’s Odyssey

41. “I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself.” – Anonymous

42. “Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying.” – Robert Terwilliger

43. “I feel the older I get, the more I’m learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it’s all about finding yourself.” – Ringo Starr

44. “If you’re seeking to find yourself and your purpose, then you’re right on track. Inquiry opens the door to discovery.” – Anonymous

45. “Self-discovery often happens when we move out of our comfort zone and change the norm. Love is something that finds you.” – Anonymous

46. “If you’re being ignored, that’s a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.” – Lykke Li

47. “You only need to find that beautiful person hidden between the fractures of your broken heart to find yourself again.” – Anonymous

48. “Breaking apart from someone you love very much can be unbearably painful, but finding yourself again can be a beautiful thing if you do your solitude right.” – Grace Chatto

49. “Dig deep in your soul to recover the person you once were before you became what someone else wanted.” – Anonymous

50. “Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.” – Kristin Hannah

51. “One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.” – Mandy Hale

52. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” – Eckhart Tolle

Motivational Quotes to Find the Real You

53. “What you fear is inside yourself. The power to do great or terrible things.” – Liam Neeson

54. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

55. “Your heart is the size of the ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depth.” – Rumi

56. “First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.” – Amos Bronson Alcott

57. “It is easy to give up in the dark, but God has given every soul a light. Look inside you, find yourself, and shine.” – Anonymous

58. “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” – Maya Angelou

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59. “Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing yourself is enlightenment.” – Anonymous

60. “Know, first, who you are, and then, adorn yourself accordingly.” – Epictetus

61. “Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and who we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.” – Brandon Sanderson

62. “You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.” – Meggan Roxanne

63. “I wasn’t searching for something or someone. I was searching for me.” – Carrie Bradshaw

64. “The journey toward self-discovery is life’s greatest adventure.” – Arianna Huffington

65. “Life is a school where you learn how to remember what your soul already knows.” – Anonymous

66. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” – George Moore

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Quotes to Help You Find Yourself and Purpose in Life

67. “We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

68. “I think you travel to search, and you come back home to find yourself there.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

69. “The moment you know yourself, you have known the most precious thing in existence.” – Osho

70. “Don’t spend all of your time trying to find yourself. Spend your time creating yourself into a person that you’ll be proud of.” – Sonya Parker

71. “If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.” – James A. Michener

72. “The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” – Julien Green

73. “Someday, somewhere, anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.” – Pablo Neruda

74. “Your real self may be hiding somewhere. Look for it within. When you find yourself, you can freely be what you want to be.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

75. “Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you. It will only burn what you are not.” – Mooji

76. “If you want to find the trail, if you want to find yourself, you must explore your dreams alone. You must grow at a slow pace in a dark cocoon of loneliness so you can fly like the wind, like wings, when you awaken.” – Francesca Lia Block

77. “Finding oneself and one’s path is like waking up on a foggy day. Be patient, and presently, the fog will clear, and that which has always been there can be seen. The path is already there to follow.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru

78. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung

79. “Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.” – Richard Wright

80. “You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, ‘I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself.’” – Mariah Carey

81. “I think somehow we learn who we really are, and then we live with that decision.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

82. “Becoming conscious is, of course, a sacrilege against nature. It is as though you had robbed the unconscious of something.” – Carl Jung

83. “You have no need to travel anywhere. Journey within yourself, enter a mine of rubies and bathe in the splendor of your own light.” – Rumi

84. “When you make the finding yourself, even if you’re the last person on earth to see the light, you’ll never forget it.” – Carl Sagan

Deep Quotes on Finding Yourself

85. “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.” – Joseph Campbell

86. “Whatever it takes to find the real you, don’t be daunted if the rest of the world looks on in shock.” – Stephen Richards

87. “In the end, you don’t so much find yourself as you find someone who knows who you are.” – Robert Brault

88. “I do not like work, no man does, but I like what is in work—the chance to find yourself.” – Joseph Conrad

89. “It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself but the most inconvenient one too.” – H.W. Shaw

90. “The only way to find yourself is when you start being true to everyone around you.” – Anonymous

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