Best Authentic Quotes : Authenticity Sayings In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging authentic quotes, authentic sayings, and authentic proverbs.

Famous Authentic Quotes

  1. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~ Janis Joplin
  2. “It takes a lot of courage to be the same person on the outside that you are on the inside.” ~ Barbara De Angelis
  3. “We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.” ~ Barbara De Angelis
  4. “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” ~ Brené Brown

  5. “Truth is a point of view, but authenticity can’t be faked.” ~ Peter Guber
  6. “Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.” ~ Mother Teresa
  7. “Authenticity is about imperfection. And authenticity is a very human quality. To be authentic is to be at peace with your imperfections. The great leaders are not the strongest, they are the ones who are honest about their weaknesses. The great leaders are not the smartest; they are the ones who admit how much they don’t know. The great leaders can’t do everything; they are the ones who look to others to help them. Great leaders don’t see themselves as great; they see themselves as human.” ~ Simon Sinek , Authentic quotes leadership
  8. “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ~ May Sarton

  9. “Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  10. “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ~ Carl Jung
  11. “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” ~ Brené Brown
  12. “The most common form of despair is not being who you are.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard

  13. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” ~ Brené Brown
  14. “Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet – thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.” ~ Lance Secretan
  15. “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.” ~ Ben Okri
  16. “That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.” ~ Meredith Monk
  17. “I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll

  18. “Authenticity is about being true to who you are, even when everyone around you wants you to be someone else” ~ Michael Jordan
  19. “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” ~ Coco Chanel
  20. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” ~ Steve Jobs
  21. “Why, when we know that there’s no such thing as perfect, do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No – the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and down-to-earth. We love authenticity and we know that life is messy and imperfect.” ~ Brené Brown
  22. “Authentic empowerment is the knowing that you are on purpose, doing God’s work, peacefully and harmoniously.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  23. “The authentic is almost never found by being pursued; but there is no missing it when you are in its presence.” ~ Eva Hoffman
  24. “We think sometimes we’re only drawn to the good, but we’re actually drawn to the authentic. We like people who are real more than those who hide their true selves under layers of artificial niceties” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  25. “Enlightenment is the key to everything, and it is the key to intimacy, because it is the goal of true authenticity.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  26. “We are constantly invited to be who we are.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  27. “Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic.” ~ Jim Jarmusch
  28. “Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  29. “Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.” ~ Alan Cohen
  30. “Authenticity is your most precious commodity as a leader.” ~ Marcus Buckingham

  31. “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.” ~ William Shakespeare
  32. “Be yourself. Authenticity trumps cool every time.” ~ Craig Groeschel
  33. “To find yourself, think for yourself.” ~ Socrates
  34. “You can’t fake authenticity.” ~ Mark Schaefer

  35. “Feelings are great liars. If Christians worshipped only when they felt like it, there would be precious little worship. We think that if we don’t feel something there can be no authenticity in doing it. But the wisdom of God says something different: that we can act ourselves into a new way of feeling much quicker than we can feel ourselves into a new way of acting. Worship is an act that develops feelings for God, not a feeling for God that is expressed in an act of worship.” ~ Eugene H. Peterson
  36. “Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.” ~ W. H. Auden
  37. “be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  38. “What if the question is not why I am so infrequently the person I really want to be, but why do I so infrequently want to be the person I really am?” ~ Oriah Dreamer
  39. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

  40. “There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history.” ~ Isaac Newton
  41. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.” ~ Simon Mainwaring
  42. “What if we choose not to do the things we are supposed to do? The principal gain is a sense of an authentic act – and an authentic life. It may be a short one, but it is an authentic one, and that’s a lot better than those short lives full of boredom. The principal loss is security. Another is respect from the community. But you gain the respect of another community, the one that is worth having the respect of.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  43. “The accusation that we’ve lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity.” ~ Patricia Hewitt

  44. “I think that’s because believable action is based on authenticity, and accuracy is very important to me. I always spend time researching my novels, exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I’m using for their setting.” ~ Sidney Sheldon
  45. “The Washington Times wrote a story questioning the authenticity of some of the suggestions made about me in Silent Coup. But as a believer in the First Amendment, I believe they have more than a right to air their views.” ~ Bob Woodward
  46. “There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn’t back in the days when they did ‘Cleopatra,’ where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave.” ~ John Milius
  47. “When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.” ~ Wynonna Judd

  48. “The weaker the data available upon which to base one’s conclusion, the greater the precision which should be quoted in order to give the data authenticity.” ~ Norman Ralph Augustine
  49. “Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  50. “It’s incredible what we can do if we really want to do it. All we need is to be aware of what we are doing and to return to the authenticity we were born with.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  51. “I honestly believe that people of my generation despise authenticity, mostly because they’re all so envious of it.” ~ Chuck Klosterman

  52. “So as a founder, you have an authenticity and a human factor that is really special and that gives an enormous amount of energy and fuel. But as a founder, you’re also not as cold, maybe, or as pragmatic.” ~ Diane von Furstenberg
  53. “Children go where they find sincerity and authenticity.” ~ Eric Cantona , Sincere and authentic quotes
  54. “Select only things to steal that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent” ~ Jim Jarmusch
  55. “Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination.” ~ Jim Jarmusch

  56. “The closer you stay to emotional authenticity and people, character authenticity, the less you can go wrong. That’s how I feel now, no matter what you’re doing.” ~ David O. Russell
  57. “The advent of Google+ and the emergence of the personalized web means this is more true than ever. Brands, and their advertising partners, must wake up to this challenge and define themselves with clarity, consistency and authenticity. Otherwise they just might find themselves shouting in a ghost town.” ~ Simon Mainwaring
  58. “I think in fact that unless there is an organic link between the subjective impressions of the author and his objective representation of reality, he will not achieve even superficial credibility, let alone authenticity and inner truth.” ~ Andrei Tarkovsky
  59. “To transform the world women need to strive for authenticity.” ~ Christine Ebersole

  60. “Though they themselves might be as surprised as their parents and teachers to hear it said, adolescents–these poignantly thin- skinned and vulnerable, passionate and impulsive, starkly sexual and monstrously self-absorbed creatures–are, in fact, avid seekers of moral authenticity. They wish above all to achieve some realistic power over the real world in which they live while at the same time remaining true to their values and ideals.” ~ Louise J. Kaplan
  61. “If we attach more importance to what other people believe than to what we know to be true – if we value belonging over being – we will not attain authenticity.” ~ Nathaniel Branden
  62. “If there is no friendship with them [the poor] and no sharing of the life of the poor, then there is no authentic commitment to liberation, because love exists only among equals.” ~ Gustavo Gutiérrez
  63. “The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don’t think it’s arrogance but a certain authenticity.” ~ Simon Baker

  64. “Anyone who really loves you wants you to be authentic. And anyone who doesn’t want you to be authentic doesn’t really love you.” ~ Nathaniel Branden
  65. “For us, as actors, and even for the director, it gave us a sense of authenticity to what we were doing because we were talking about Hollywood and we were in Hollywood.” ~ Berenice Bejo

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