110 Losing Yourself Quotes That You Will Relate To

Looking for some deep quotes about losing yourself? We have rounded up the best collection of losing yourself quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, one-liners (with images and pictures) that you might relate to.

Losing yourself means to be so engrossed in someone or something, and focused when doing something that one’s sense of self and one’s sense of time passing are temporarily non-existent.

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In life there are often times when we feel like we are losing ourselves. You might lose yourself to your work, relationship, kids, or something else. This is a phase where you completely ignore and forget about yourself and your feelings.

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May these quotes inspire you to never lose yourself so that you can live a life of your dreams and believe in yourself always. These quotes are a mix of relatable sad, inspiring, and deep quotes which will give you hope.

We have categorized these inspirational losing yourself quotes in these 2 sections;

  • Losing Yourself Quotes
  • Losing Yourself In A Relationship Quotes

Don’t forget to check out our collection of Depressing Love Quotes which are sad but relatable when you are going through a breakup with your love.

Losing Yourself Quotes

  1. “Don’t lose yourself in your own fear.”

  2. “Try finding yourself after losing yourself.”                                                                                     

    Inspirational Quotes On Losing Yourself
    Inspirational Quotes On Losing Yourself

  3. “If you lose someone, but find yourself, you won.”


  4. “To thine own self be true.” – William Shakespeare


  5. “Don’t lose yourself in someone else’s dream.” – ATGW


  6. “You have to lose yourself to find yourself.” – Willem Dafoe


  7. “Why be someone else when you can be yourself?” – ATGW


  8. “Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to love.” – Yoda


  9. “You are special too, don’t lose yourself.” – Ernest Hemingway


  10. “If you don’t get lost, there’s a chance you may never be found.”


  11. “Lose yourself, find yourself, it’s all the same in the end.” – Alice


  12. “Never let the crowd fool you into becoming like them.” – ATGW


  13. “Just because you’re breathing, doesn’t mean you’re alive.” – Tablo


  14. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot


  15. “You lose yourself in the things you love. You find yourself there too.”                               

    Losing Yourself Quotes
    Losing Yourself Quotes

  16. “And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius


  17. “Don’t lose yourself trying to be everything to everyone.” – Tony Gaskins


  18. “Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark.” – Zen Proverb


  19. “The true awakening takes place within. So try finding yourself, don’t get lost.”                                                                                                                                                         

    Don't Lose Yourself Quotes
    Don’t Lose Yourself Quotes

  20. “It’s terrifying, the thought of slowly losing yourself.” – President James Heller


  21. “Loss of losing yourself is the biggest loss you bear in your life.” – Varun Munjal                                                                                                                                                         

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    Losing Yourself Quotes Images

  22. “Sometimes I feel like I’m losing everyone. But in reality, I’m just losing myself.”


  23. “Lost myself somewhere between love and responsibility.” – Chhayal Shah Baijal


  24. “Stay true to who you are within yourself and live the life of your dreams.” – ATGW


  25. “When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” – Eckhart Tolle


  26. “Reflect upon your life and the person you have become, is this really you?” – ATGW


  27. “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton


  28. “The fear of losing each other is always stronger than the pain we cause.” – Krista Ritchie


  29. “Love is a strange feeling where you lose control of yourself and you feel blissful about it.”                                                                                                                                                             

    Losing Yourself In Love Quotes
    Losing Yourself In Love Quotes

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    losing a part of yourself quotes

  30. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.” – Bob Marley


  31. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi


  32. “Lose yourself wholly; and the more you lose, the more you will find.” – St. Catherine of Siena


  33. “There is something magical about losing yourself in a world that doesn’t exist.” – Lyra Parish


  34. “The more time you waste trying to be what others want you to be, the more you lose yourself.”                                                                                                                     

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    Losing Yourself Quotes Pictures

  35. “There is no way to find yourself until you discover how utterly to lose yourself.” – Rufus Jones


  36. “She wasn’t sad anymore, she was numb, and numb, she knew, was somehow worse.” – Atticus


  37. “It’s great if you can help others, but seriously don’t lose yourself in the process!” – Karen Gibbs


  38. “Sometimes life gives you two options: losing yourself or losing someone else, don’t lose yourself.”


  39. “The only person you should ever fear losing in a relationship is you yourself.” – Miya Yamanouchi


  40. “Don’t be afraid to lose people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you.”


  41. “Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing.” – Jessie J


  42. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux


  43. “The surest way to lose your self-worth is by trying to find it through the eyes of others.” – Becca Lee


  44. “It is one thing to lose people you love. It is another to lose yourself. That is a greater loss.” – Donna Go


  45. “Some people get lost for so long that they forget what it was like to be themselves. Find yourself again.”


  46. “Dance is the only thing that lets you lose yourself and find yourself at the same time.” – Pete Townshend


  47. “Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.” – Psalm 51:12 (Bible Verses)


  48. “If you lose yourself, then no one’s going to respect or pay attention to anything you have.” – Katie Uhlaender


  49. “Sometimes you have to completely fall apart and lose yourself before you can figure out who you really are..”


  50. “Once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.” – H.G. Wells


  51. “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” –Kahlil Gibran


  52. “Settle into mystery as you would settle into your most comfortable chair. Listen. Have visions. Lose yourself.” – Eric Maisel


  53. “The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” – Norman Vincent Peale


  54. “Sometimes you end up losing yourself trying to hold onto someone who never cared about losing you. Know when to let go.”


  55. “If you realize what the real problem is – losing yourself – you realize that this itself is the ultimate trial.” – Joseph Campbell


  56. “Only you can find yourself by losing yourself again and again in the deep darkness of your driving desires.” – Debasish Mridha


  57. “You can’t lose confidence in yourself, or you’ve lost already. When you get knocked down, you’ve got to keep getting back up.” – Tim Tebow


  58. “I have always considered myself a free spirit with a Gypsy soul. Surrendering to where ever life takes me.” – Melanie Moushigian Koulouris


  59. “Cling, therefore, to Jesus in life and death; trust yourself to the glory of Him who alone can help you when all others fail.” – Thomas A Kempis


  60. “The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes.” – Washington Irving


  61. “Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted.” – Bukowski


  62. “You can lose your home, you can lose your family and it can be devastating, but if you lose yourself you have nothing.” – Constable Benton Fraser


  63. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” – Ernest Hemingway


  64. “But lately, what I’ve been crying about most is myself the person I used to be and lost and the person in the present with no clue about her future.”


  65. “You should never fear losing people. You should only be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please the people around you.” – Rami Georgiou-Botaris


  66. “She’s very free-spirited and fun, not a care in the world. Like me in my freshman year. I could definitely see it. Just the natural ability.” – Larissa Luther


  67. “It is so important as a caregiver not to become so enmeshed in the role that you lose yourself. It’s neither good for you nor your loved one.” – Dana Reeve


  68. “Books mean all possibilities. They mean moving out of yourself, losing yourself, dying of thirst and living to your full. They mean everything.” – Ali Smith


  69. “Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.” – Gerard Way


  70. “Never lose faith in yourself, and never lose hope; remember, even when this world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope.” – Pittacus Lore


  71. “All the words are already there when you’re singing onstage, it’s fantastic. You can lose yourself in what you’ve created. You’re controlling this freedom.” – Florence Welch


  72. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” – Helen Keller


  73. People arent defined by their relationship. The whole point is being true to yourself and not losing yourself in relationships, whether romances or friendships.” – Nina Dobrev


  74. “The moment you become embarrassed of who you are, you lose yourself. I changed my house, the way I dressed, the way I ate – for what? For nothing.” – Reuben Tishkoff


  75. “It is dreadful when something weighs on your mind, not to have a soul to unburden yourself to. You know what I mean. I tell my piano the things I used to tell you.” – Frédéric Chopin


  76. “I’ve found my balance… I’m not losing myself in motherhood… I’m redefining myself. I may not be exactly who I used to be, but that’s ok. I’ve grown and become a better version of myself.”


  77. “Every man at some point in his life is gonna lose a battle. He’s gonna fight and he’s gonna lose. But what makes him a man is that in the midst of that battle, he does not lose himself.” – Eric Taylor


  78. “The most important lesson I’ve learned over this past year is don’t let anybody make you cruel. No matter how badly you want to give the world a taste of its own bitter medicine, it is never worth losing yourself.”


  79. “There is no perfect justice! Innocent men die, evil men survive, no rules! All you can do is remember who you are. Don’t lose yourself! That would be the real crime, whatever mistakes you might have made.” – Kate


  80. “Contrary to popular belief; the most painful thing in life is not losing the one you love. The most painful thing in life is losing yourself in the process and forgetting what your importance actually is. Never forget that.”


  81. “People always think that the most painful thing in life is losing the one you value. The truth is, the most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of valuing someone too much and forgetting that you are special too.”


  82. “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo.” – Eminem, Song: Love Yourself


  83. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau


  84. “Comparing yourself to the world and you’re losing yourself to the world. / And you’re losing yourself to your money, and fame, and your fans. / You had bigger plans, you was in demand, they don’t give a damn.” – Mama/Show Love


  85. “Our happiest times are those in which we forget ourselves, usually in being kind to someone else. That tiny moment of self-abdication is an act of true humility: the man who loses himself finds himself and finds his happiness.” – Fulton J. Sheen


  86. “Love yourself accept yourself be yourself these qualities will create for the first time an individual whose inner flame is undividable a great pool of energy will gather and surround you with this an inner trust will arise from within you.” – Swami Rajneesh


  87. “It is when you lose sight of yourself, that you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon.” – C. JoyBell C.


  88. “Don’t lose yourself. Stop chasing after people who determined not to have you in their life. It’s mentally exhausting. Discover love with people who comes in your life. Don’t end up losing yourself to save someone else. Be you!” – Jamal Bin Ibrahim


  89. “Once you don’t have freedom and you’re obliged to do many things you don’t want, and it becomes a routine, then your identity is at stake because you can feel that you are not anymore yourself, that you are what they want you to be – and you can lose yourself.” – Ingrid Betancourt


  90. “With your desire defined, quietly go within and shut the door behind you. Lose yourself in your desire; feel yourself to be one with it; remain in this fixation until you have absorbed the life and name by claiming and feeling yourself to be and to have that which you desired. When you emerge from the hour of prayer you must do so conscious of being and possessing that which you heretofore desired.” – Neville Goddard


  91. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.” – Pico Iyer


  92. “You find yourself by losing yourself. By not thinking about yourself all of the time. When I am in a slump with my writing, I’ll go and walk for a week. Walk and not see a human being. Something happens after four or five days which is quite wonderful. It is an ancient thing. Your sense of smell. Your hearing. They come back.” – Doug Peacock


  93. The present moment is where we need to operate. When you are truly anchored in the present moment, you can plan for the future in a much better way. Living mindfully in the present does not preclude making plans. It only means that you know there’s no use losing yourself in worries and fear concerning the future. If you are grounded in the present moment, you can bring the future into the present to have a deep look without losing yourself in anxiety and uncertainty. If you are truly present and know how to take care of the present moment as best you can, you are doing your best for the future already.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Losing Yourself In A Relationship Quotes

  1. “People pleasing hides the real you.”

  2. “It’s ok. You just forgot who you are. Welcome back.”


  3. “Lose one friend, lose all friends, lose yourself.” – Eric


  4. “You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” – John Mason


  5. “Find yourself by losing yourself for others.” – Mahatma Gandhi


  6. “Losing someone you love isn’t easy, but losing yourself is worse.”                                         

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    I Lost Myself Quotes

  7. “Listen. I will lose myself if it means I can find you.” – Alaska Gold


  8. “Lose your soul in God’s Love… I swear there is no other way!” – Rumi


  9. “Don’t lose yourself just because you found somebody.” – Emma Hewitt


  10. “Don’t give so much of yourself to others that you end up losing yourself.”


  11. “Never lose yourself while trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.”                                                                                                                               

    Losing Yourself In A Relationship Quotes
    Losing Yourself In A Relationship Quotes

  12. “Lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I’m losing everyone while I’m finding myself.”                                                                                                                         

    Lost Myself Quotes
    Lost Myself Quotes

  13. “Losing a relationship hurts. But losing yourself in a relationship hurts longer.” – Charles Orlando


  14. “Don’t be afraid of losing people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you.”                                                                                                             


  15. “There’s nothing like losing yourself in someone else’s troubles to make you forget your own.” – Therese Anne Fowler


  16. “Losing yourself is far more painful than losing a relationship. And it will take you forever to find your strength, dignity, and truth again.” – Aska Kolton


  17. “A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group – that’s teamwork.” – John Wooden


  18. “If you zoom close-if you get really close to someone, if you really get close to yourself-then you lose the other person, you lose yourself entirely. You get so close you can’t see anything anymore.” – David Levithan


  19. “Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others… By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.” –  Gordon B. Hinckley


  20. “Lose yourself in books, in art, in the haze of new horizons. lose yourself in curiosity, in knowledge, in passion. Lose yourself in feeling it all, lose yourself in the world, in the stories and the lessons it has to teach you, but never lose yourself in love; never lose yourself in another person. You are your own home – please don’t ever forget that.” – Bianca Sparacino

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