90 Being Different Quotes To Embrace Your Uniqueness

Looking for quotes about being different? We have rounded up the best collection of being different quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, slogans, status messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to embrace your uniqueness and be yourself.

Being yourself in a world where everyone is trying to fit around, it takes courage to stand out and be unique. We all have some traits, habits or personality which can be unlike others. This makes a person more interesting and fascinating at times.

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So be different, and dare to embrace yourself as you are and be one of a kind. Some of the most famous writers, poets, leaders, scientists, and actors have inspired us with their words to be different and be successful.

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Being Different Quotes

  1. “Embrace your weirdness.”                                                                                                           
    quotes about being unique
    quotes about being unique

  2. “Weird is a side effect of awesome.”

  3. “It’s not easy, being different.”- Joanne Harris

  4. “Be yourself and let them like you for who you are.”

  5. “The world is amazing when you’re slightly strange.”                                                                       
    Being Different Quotes
    Being Different Quotes

  6. “Never change yourself for other people. Stay weird.”

  7. “Who you are authentically is alright.” – Laverne Cox

  8. “What makes you different is what makes you beautiful.”

  9. “Being different is nothing to be scared of.”- Julian Jones

  10. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss

  11. “Do not choose to be wrong for the sake of being different.”

  12. “You know, being different isn’t always a bad thing.”- Mark Frost

  13. “Kites rise high against the wind, not with it.” – Winston Churchill

  14. “If you’re lucky enough to be different from everyone else, don’t change.”

  15. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel                           
    Being Different Quotes Images
    Being Different Quotes Images

  16. “It’s obvious that our social spheres have been widely different.”- Oscar Wilde

  17. “Being different simply means you have something unique to offer the world.”

  18. “Don’t be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else.”                                                                                                                                                       
    Inspiring Being Different Quotes
    Inspiring Being Different Quotes

  19. “There’s nothing wrong with being different.”- David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick

  20. “The best thing you can do isn’t being the best, but being different.”- Steve Supple

  21. “For being different, it’s easy. But to be unique, it’s a complicated thing.” – Lady Gaga

  22. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” – Winnie The Pooh

  23. “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” – Jodie Foster

  24. “Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself.” – Luna Lovegood

  25. “The biggest challenge of life is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.”

  26. “The DNA is genetically different, and we are made up of different elements.”- Heather Maria Ramirez

  27. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou                                                                                                                         
    Being Different Funny Quotes
    Being Different Funny Quotes

  28. “By being yourself you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliott

  29. “People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.” – Mary-Louise Parker

  30. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

  31. “The real issue is the true value of every human being sometimes gets lost in the differences.”- Bob Weinstein

  32. “Sometimes, being different is not so bad at all! It took me a long time to realize that.”- Heather Maria Ramirez

  33. “The fear of being different prevents most people from seeking new ways to solve their problems.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

  34. “No matter what your differences are, you have to embrace them and be proud of the way you are.” – Jazz Jennings

  35. “We humans do have a tendency to view anything that makes a person different with some suspicion.”- Bob Weinstein

  36. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

  37. “Only recently have I realized that being different is not something you want to hide or squelch or suppress.” – Amy Gerstler

  38. “When you are like everyone, you are nobody; but when you are different from everyone, you are somebody.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

  39. “What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it’s not. And a lot of the time, it’s what makes you great.” —Emma Stone

  40. “There is nothing wrong with people being different or having different roles in life, There differences only make life more interesting.”- Peter Smith

  41. “Champion the right to be yourself; dare to be different and to set your own pattern, live your own life, and follow your own star.” – Wilferd Peterson

  42. “When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that’s when you start to shine.” – Bethenny Frankel

  43. “I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.” – Tila Tequila

  44. “Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”- Anita Roddick

  45. “I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that’s making me successful.” – Shania Twain

  46. “What most people call the ugliest people, some of the strangest people, and even some of the most different people in the world end up being, the most beautiful people to lay the naked eyes upon.”- Heather Maria Ramirez

  47. “Sometimes, being different feels a lot like being alone. But with that being said, being true to that and being true to my standards and my way of doing things in my art and my music, everything that has made me feel very different…in the end, it has made me the happiest.” – Lindsey Stirling

  48. “You can make life very simple or very complicated. Some people try to be what others want them to be. Others try to be different just to stand out. In both cases, they are changing themselves to impress others. Neither of these paths has a heart. Just be true to yourself. It’s that simple.” – Mike Stutman

  49. “You are not a pretzel. Don’t twist yourself to fit into who you think people want you to be – Just to make them happy – which then makes your soul feel all twisty-like. Be who you are. Accept and love all your quirky aspects. Make your soul happy. Don’t be a pretzel. Be your whole enchilada.” – Karen Salmansohn

  50. “Stop apologizing! It’s ok if your ideas are different, your goals are big – don’t be afraid of what others would say. You are skilled, capable, talented – you deserve to be a leader, and you are enough. Leaning in can be uncomfortable, so don’t be afraid to own your seat, lean back, and kick your feet up.” – Joy Fitzgerald

Dare to Be Different Quotes

  1. “Ride the energy of your own unique spirit.”- Gabrielle Roth

  2. “Don’t doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.” – Aslan

  3. “Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.”- Malcolm Muggeridge

  4. “If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.”- Billie Holiday

  5. “When you’re the only sane person, you look like the only insane person.” -Criss Jami

  6. “We must never be afraid to be a sign of contradiction for the world.” – Mother Teresa

  7. “Life’s no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe’s my own to fool with.” – Haruki Murakami

  8. “Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.” – Meg Medina

  9. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”- Dr. Seuss

  10. “What everyone else is doing is quite irrelevant when it comes to doing what is right.”- Russel Gough

  11. “I thought not fitting in was something I had to fix. Now I see it as my superpower.” – Maxime Lagacé

  12. “Better to embrace the discomfort of being different than the comfort of fitting in.” – Ogwo David Emenike

  13. “So you’re a little weird? Work it! A little different? OWN it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!” – Mandy Hale

  14. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss                                                       
    Being Different Quotes Pictures
    Being Different Quotes Pictures

  15. “Ordinary people are products of their environment and fit in. Artists transcend their environment and stand out.” – Oliver Gaspirtz

  16. “Never pre-judge a person, because their sky is a different color, because you may miss a beautiful sunset.”- Heather Maria Ramirez

  17. “Your thoughts, your feelings, your emotions, none of those can be copied in any way for they are yours and yours alone.”- Jenna Kandyce Linch

  18. “You are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise.”- Alex Sanchez

  19. “It’s really important to share the idea that being different might feel like a problem at the time, but ultimately diversity is a strength?” – Carson Kressley

  20. “Being different is what makes you stand out, it is never something to be ashamed of for if we were alike in this world, how boring that would be.”- Jenna Kandyce Linch

  21. “Always refuse to be like the others! The more you become similar to the others the more you will be useless because there are already plenty of the others!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

  22. “The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.” – Albert Einstein

  23. “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

  24. “Be the person you want to be, not what others want you to be because you are special, amazing and beautiful just the way you are and being different is something to be proud of.”- Jenna Kandyce Linch

  25. “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” – Cecil Beaton

  26. “Creative people have it hard. There is always something trapped in their noggins yearning to escape like a caged animal, both too free and wild to contain. Little does the world know it will often scrape the inner walls of the mind until it gets what it wants.” – H.S. Crow

  27. “A person who is truly cool is a work of art. And remember the original works of art cost exponentially higher than imitations. Just take a look at the coolest people in history. They will always be a part of history for being extremely original individuals, not imitations.” – Suzy Kassem

  28. “There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement, and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.” – Eugene Kennedy

  29. “I want to say when I was little, like Maleficent, I was told I was different. And I felt out of place and too loud, too full of fire, never good at sitting still, never good at fitting in. And then one day I realized something – something I hope you all realize. Different is good. When someone tells you that you are different, smile, and hold your head up and be proud.” – Angelina Jolie

  30. “Do not be afraid to color outside the lines. Take risks and do not be afraid to fail. Know that when the world knocks you down, the best revenge is to get up and continue forging ahead. Do not be afraid to be different or to stand up for what’s right. Never quiet your voice to make someone else feel comfortable. No one remembers the person that fits in. It’s the one who stands out that people will not be able to forget.” – Nancy Arroyo Ruffi

Quotes About Being Unique

  1. “I realized that my strength was being different.” – Betsey Johnson

  2. “A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.”- Eileen Caddy

  3. “Cherish forever what makes you unique, ‘cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes.” – Bette Midler

  4. “Be different so that people can see you clearly amongst the crowds.” – Mehmet Murat ildan

  5. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

  6. “Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.”- James Broughton

  7. “I believe that every person has uniqueness — something that nobody else has.”- Michael Schenker

  8. “Different is good, and being different is what makes us stand out in the world.” – Natalya Neidhart

  9. “I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.” – Elijah Wood

  10. “I stopped focusing on people being different, and I started treating everyone the same way.” – Ivan Glasenberg

  11. “Your uniqueness becomes clearer when you combine two mediums, interests or fields of knowledge.”- Steve Supple

  12. “You are unique. Your combination of thoughts are yours alone. A strand of your hair is like no other.”- Steve Supple

  13. “The most incredible beauty and the most satisfying way of life come from affirming your own uniqueness.” – Jane Fonda

  14. “I think everybody carries a slight sense of being different, and I know that it comes very naturally to me.” – Louis Theroux

  15. “I’m finally realizing who my friends really are. And maybe being different isn’t the end of the world. That’s just who I am.”- Adam Armus

  16. “I always knew I was different, it just took me a while to see the beauty in being different, and different is gorgeous.”- Heather Maria Ramirez

  17. “Fitting in allows you to blend in with everyone else, but being different allows you to be yourself, to be unique and to be more creative.” – Sonya Parker

  18. “When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that’s when you start to shine.” – Bethenny Frankel

  19. “For a really long time, I thought being different was a negative thing. But as I grew older, I started to realize we were all born to stand out; nobody is born to blend in.” – Halima Aden

  20. “To be nobody but yourself in a world doing its best to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human can ever fight and never stop fighting.” – E. E. Cummings

  21. “Being different and thinking differently make a person unforgettable. History does not remember the forgettable. It honors the unique minority the majority cannot forget.” – Suzy Kassem

  22. “My advice to anyone being picked on for being different or for working towards a dream is to remember it’s never personal. These people don’t actually dislike you at heart. They’re just going through difficult things in their own personal lives.” – Cassadee Pope

  23. “At the bottom, every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  24. “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”- Oprah Winfrey

  25. “You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything.” – Henry David Thoreau

I’m Different Quotes And Captions

  1. “Originality is a by product of sincerity.”- Marianne Moore

  2. “Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.” – M. Scott Peck

  3. “The human being is single, unique, and unrepeatable.” – John Paul II

  4. “If you want to stand out, don’t be different; be outstanding.”- Meredith West

  5. “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”- George S. Patton

  6. “I’m different than everyone else because everyone else is not me.” – Julian Aguilar

  7. “Remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.”- Rajat Dogra

  8. “I want to show people they don’t have to be scared of being different.” – Jazz Jennings

  9. “It’s not about being different but about being better at what you do.” – Bhavish Aggarwal

  10. “Some are born weird, some achieve it, others have weirdness thrust upon them.”- Dick Francis

  11. “As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.” – Robert H. Schuller

  12. “Being different was good, I liked it and I wouldn’t change myself for anyone. Not ever.” – Amanda James

  13. “Always be a first rate version of yourself, instead of a second rate version of somebody else.”- Judy Garland

  14. “The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.”- Charles M. Schwab

  15. “Don’t apologize for being yourself, but ask for an apology if they want you to be something else.” – Amit Kalantri

  16. “There’s a whole category of people who miss out by not allowing themselves to be weird enough.”- Alain De Botton

  17. “The longer you go by yourself the weirder you get, and the weirder you get the longer you go by yourself.”- Jim Shepard

  18. “There is no such thing as a weird human being, It’s just that some people require more understanding than others.”- Tom Robbins

  19. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”- Oscar Wilde

  20. “The beauty of life is to be different. Set yourself apart from the crowd, and flourish into the person you were meant to be.” – Julian Aguilar

  21. “My great mistake, the fault for which I can’t forgive myself is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.”- Oscar Wilde

  22. “When we allow ourselves to exist truly and fully, we sting the world with our vision and challenge it with our own ways of being.”- Thomas Moore

  23. “When someone becomes successful or rich and famous, people perceive that person as being different. But I’m the same guy I’ve always been.” – Barry Zito

  24. “We don’t do things the same way everyone else does. We relish being different. We see that difference as an element that makes us more compelling.” – Reggie Fils-Aime

  25. “We are all different. We see things differently. The things I appreciate and value may not be the things you appreciate and value. Our beliefs might conflict. And even if we agree on much, we perceive the world differently.” – Zamm Zamudio

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