127+ Best Quotes About Being Unique: Exclusive Selection

At its core, unique means “being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else“. Profoundly inspirational quotes about being unique will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Quotes About Being Unique

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open. — James Broughton

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

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

Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy. — Suzy Kassem

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

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first. — Jim Morrison

Be yourself. Create your own unique style. — Kim Tae-hyung

I’m not here to be small, to compare, to judge (myself or you), to fit in or to be perfect. I’m here to grow, to learn, to love, to be human. — Sue Fitzmaurice

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. — Margaret Mead

Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals. — Kallam Anji Reddy

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ride the energy of your own unique spirit. — Gabrielle Roth

I’m always vocal about people being unique and different in hip-hop. — Prodigy

I believe a unique core self is born into every human being; the result of millennia of environment and heredity combined in an unpredictable way that could never happen before or again. — Gloria Stienem

I’m not ashamed to be me. More than anyone else I know; I love my life and accept myself. What’s wrong with being unique? I am proud of everything that I am and will become. — Johnny Weir

Being unique is never easy, and often, by the time culture catches up with you, there are only a few people who notice. — Henry Rollins

I like to paint my own helmets. I design my own suit and boots; I like being unique in that way. — Lando Norris

I don’t want to be the cliche American Idol dude. I want to be different, you know – that’s the whole goal, me and music. It’s about being yourself and being unique. — Paul McDonald

quotes about being unique

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable. — Eileen Caddy

I don’t want to get myself in trouble – and I don’t think I’m super important or anything – but I think it’s so funny that when you look at the business and the way that people make decisions in their lives, whether they’re in art or music or they’re in industry, they forget that being unique is the answer. — Justin Vernon

Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique. — Peter Ustinov

Short Quotes About Being Unique

I pride myself on being unique in my own right. I wanted to be myself. — Terence Crawford

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

The things that make me different are the things that make me. — A. A. Milne

I believe that every person has uniqueness—something that nobody else has. — Michael Schenker

We are all, each and every one, unique in the Universe. And that uniqueness is what makes us valuable. — James A. Owen

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

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others. — Robert H. Schuller

Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from. — Jodie Foster

Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else’s life. — Kobi Yamada

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

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

It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents. — Eric Hoffer

Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life and here to make a contribution. — Deepak Chopra

In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. — Coco Chanel

You are you. You are unique individual You have unique purpose. You have unique fulfillment. You have unique mission in life. — Lailah Gifty Akita

Who you are authentically is alright. — Laverne Cox

The most incredible beauty and the most satisfying way of life come from affirming your own uniqueness. — Jane Fonda

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all; there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. — Anaïs Nin

Your unique way of doing things is what makes you so special so don’t always feel the need to do things the way others want you to do them. — Mufti Ismail Menk

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

I personally like being unique. I like being my own person with my own style and my own opinions and my own toothbrush. — Ellen DeGeneres

You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost. — Martha Graham

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

I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest. — Henry David Thoreau

Insist on yourself; never imitate… Every great man is unique. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

It’s hard to be a diamond in a rhinestone world. — Dolly Parton

Everyone is unique. Compare not yourself with anyone else lest you spoil God’s curriculum. — Baal Shem Tov

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

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. — Dr. Seuss

Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done. — Benjamin E. Mays

Motivational Being Unique Quotes

You are obligated to understand that you are unique in the world. There has never been anyone like you because, of there were, there would be no need for you to exist. You are an utterly new thing in creation. Your life goal is to realize this uniqueness. — Aaron Perlow

At 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

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

From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul because each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible. — Osho

I often warn people, somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, ‘There is no ‘i’ in team.’ What you should tell them is, ‘Maybe not—but there is an ‘i’ in independence, individuality, and integrity.’ — George Carlin

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. — Friedrich Nietzsche

It has bothered me all my life that I do not paint like everybody else. — Henri Matisse

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

Being unique is a lifelong process. It’s difficult to be fresh and new all the time but it’s the only way to be. — Edwin Mamerto

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. — Walt Disney

The goal is to become the unique, awesome, never to be repeated human being that we were called to be. — Patricia E. Deegan

I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties. — Hugh Mackay

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. — William James

Being the best is great, you’re the number one. Being unique is greater, you’re the only one. — Anonymous

You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own. — D.M. Dellinger

We’re all unique, just never in the ways we imagine. — Kate Morton

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

Every human being has his/her unique potential that is irreplaceable. — Aniekee Tochukwu

Every snowflake is unique, yet they are each perfect. — Donald L. Hicks

Uniqueness is what makes you the most beautiful. — Lea Michele

Unique and different is the next generation of beautiful. — Taylor Swift

For being different, it’s easy. But to be unique, it’s a complicated thing. — Lady Gaga

Being unique is better than being perfect. — unknown

I am a unique expression of the universal fabric of creation. — Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it. — Tallulah Bankhead

Don’t be afraid of being unique. It’s like being afraid of your best self. — Donald Trump

There is only one you in all time. — Martha Graham

Who wants to be normal when you can be unique? — Helena Bonham Carter

What it takes to be unique, is just to realize that you are one & only i.e. you are a unique creation. So, be & remain unique. — Emeasoba George

Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way. Be unique. Be what you feel. — Melissa Etheridge

I always find people who are unique very attractive. — Gina Gershon

A human being is so irreplaceable. So valuable and so unique. — Goran Persson

I think every business, really, has a unique reason for being, unique assets, unique attributes, a unique history. And that can be turned into a very attractive design story, essentially, that consumers can relate to. — Yves Behar

I don’t know where my fashion sense comes from, exactly. I’ve always been interested in, not necessarily being unique, but not necessarily sticking to the preexisting paradigm – whether it be clothes or music or whatever. — Sam Hunt

Remember, you’re unique. And so is everyone else. — Jill Shalvis

Accept that you are unique. Stop comparing yourself to others as this can be damaging to your happiness and self-esteem. — Nikhil Saluja

For a long time, I refused to wear jeans. I liked high-waisted pants, but jeans made me feel like I wasn’t being unique. Even now, I won’t wear the skinny-jeans style, because most people wear those – they have to be baggier, boyfriend-looking, or sort of like a mom jean. I’m real funny that way. — Elle Fanning

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

Comedy’s about opening up and being unique, but to a point where the audience can relate to what you’re saying. — Kevin Hart

Treasure the things about you that make you different and unique. — Karen Kain

Each brain is exposed to different circumstances. It’s very likely that your brain is unique in the history of the universe. — Gerald Edelman

From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity. — Robert Casey

What each must seek in his life was never on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience. Something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else. — Joseph Campbell

Deep Being Unique Quotes

In becoming fully human, we are called to be individuals. We are called to be unique and different. We are called to power. — M. Scott Peck

Each of us is unique and special. No two sets of fingerprints are the same. Although twins appear alike, they too, are different. Out of all the billions of people since the beginning of time, there will never be another you. So, enjoy and appreciate your uniqueness. — Famous Amos

Everyone is different. When you don’t mind your difference, it stops being a problem and becomes your distinction. — Joan Alden

I’ve always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific. — Lily Tomlin

I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I’d known that one day my differentness would be an asset, then my early life would have been much easier. — Bette Midler

We have all been placed on this earth to discover our own path, and we will never be happy if we live someone else’s idea of life. — James Van Praagh

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

You have two choices in life: You can dissolve into the mainstream or you can be distinct. To be distinct you must be different. To be different you must strive to be what no one else but you can be. — Alan Ashley Pitt

You have worth and unique value. You are more than enough. The world may seem to discredit you, or even oppose you, for one reason or another. Yet you have value that goes far beyond the superficial considerations of the world. — Ralph Marston

The way you would draw a tree is different from the way anyone else would draw a tree– and that’s the way it’s supposed to be. — Fred Rogers

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

“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

So, at the root of all art and science there exists a gap– a gap between what the world is like and what the human creator wishes and hopes for it to be like. Our unique way of bridging that gap in each of our lives seems to me to be the essence of the reason for human creativity. — Fred Rogers

I think the greatest people in society carved niches that represented the unique expression of their combinations of talents, and if everyone had the luxury of expressing the unique combination of talents in this world, our society would be transformed overnight. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

If each of billions or trillions of leaves and snowflakes can display its own unique individual identity, how much more so should not each human being? — Abraham Lincoln

While each mother-child relationship is unique, this loving bond in strengthened most by the love each party shows to the other. — Familius

Motherhood creates a unique kind of love that sees a child’s faults, shortcomings, and strength but loves the child in spite of and because of them. — Familius

The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst. — Winston Churchill

Ordinary people are products of their environment and fit in. Artists transcend their environment and stand out. — Oliver Gaspirtz

I believe every guitar player inherently has something unique about their playing. They just have to identify what makes them different and develop it. — Jimmy Page

We have certain standard of quality to be sure, but once music hits that level, we only react to a unique style, a fresh take on things. We don’t like certain music because it’s professional, we like it because it’s raw, because it touched a nerve. — Mr. Richard Foster

Dedicate yourself to writing and creating in ways that are unique to you, or spend your days living with fear and regret. — Mr. Richard Foster

There’s power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice. — Michelle Obama

Every child is unique and precious, whatever and whomever, they look like. — Anat Georgy

You may exist here / But you cannot live / Without your soul / I am only your soul / Your life / Come to me / Merge into me / To become unique. — Ehsan Sehgal

The power of your inner sense is your neutrality / The purity of your heart and mind is your fairness / The strength of your soul is your love and help / To all people, in all good matters / Though you are not a perfect / But you are a unique person. — Ehsan Sehgal

You bring feelings that are hard for me to speak / for to find a word that has a meaning to what I am feeling / is to find something unique. — William Andrews

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

How I remember solstice days / Through many winters long completed! / Each unrepeatable, unique / And each one countless times repeated. — Boris Pasternak

Greatness starts from bearing the willingness to embrace your uniqueness at all times. — Edmond Mbiaka

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. — Maya Angelou

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

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 RuffiDo 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