Quotes to Help You Learn More About Yourself Share PINTEREST Email Print d3sign/Getty Images Liveabout Entertainment Music TV & Film Performing Arts Visual Arts Fashion & Style Love and Romance Gaming Hobbies Activities Humor By Simran Khurana Education Expert MBA in Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S. in Commerce, Accounting, and Finance, University of Mumbai Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated January 14, 2020 Every person embarks on a journey of self-discovery at some point of time in his or her life. Some people attain spiritual enlightenment during this journey of introspection. Knowing oneself fully is the highest point of self-actualization. To achieve this goal, you have to accept your flaws and special qualities with humility and honesty. If you have a spiritual friend or a guru, you can gain much more from the perspective of an "outsider." Ask your companion to help you introspect on your deeper attributes, without being judgmental or defensive. Life is an eternal quest about knowing oneself. It's time to challenge yourself, to rediscover your hidden traits, talents, and tendencies. Several inconvenient questions, which you have swept under the carpet, might resurface. Here is a collection of "about me" quotes. Each noted author has revealed her or his unique qualities. When you read these "about me" quotes, you will find the inspiration to ask yourself "Is that true about me?" Frederick Perls "I do my thing and you do yours. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful. If not, it can't be helped." Marie Bashkirtseff "I am my own heroine." Louis L'Amour "I am somebody. I am me. I like being me. And I need nobody to make me somebody." Josh Groban "Don't try to be like me. Try to be like yourself. Try to be very good at being yourself." Irene C. Kassorla "You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand." John Mason "You were born an original. Don't die a copy." Robert Brault "Why try to be someone you're not? Life is hard enough without adding impersonation to the skills required." Albert Einstein "I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination." "I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war." "I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious." Catherine the Great "I am one of the people who love the why of things." Princess Diana "I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am." Pablo Picasso "I am only a public entertainer who understands his time." Sri Sathya Sai Baba "I am you; you are me. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine." Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama "The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, 'Oh how useless and powerless I am.' It is essential to think strongly and forcefully, 'I can do it,' without boasting or fretting." Bertrand Russell "I am not myself in any degree ashamed of having changed my opinions." Oscar Wilde "I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly." "I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying." Winnie The Pooh "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." Gianni Versace "That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live." David Carradine "If you cannot be a poet, be the poem." Harvey Fierstein "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." Kongzi "Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart." Desiderius Erasmus "It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is." Andre Berthiaume "We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin." William Shakespeare "God has given you one face, and you make yourself another." Lao Tzu "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Winston Churchill "I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod." Margaret Thatcher "I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end." Henry David Thoreau "A friend is one who takes me for what I am." Ayn Rand "To say "'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'" Louis XIV "I am the state." Muhammad Ali "I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was." Leo Tolstoy "Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible." Buddha "I am the miracle."