65 Being Different Quotes On Success In Life

These being different quotes will inspire you. Being different, not of the same kind, partly or totally unlike.

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

Best Being Different Quotes

  1. “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” ~ George S. Patton
  2. “Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” ~ Charles Mingus
  3. “People May Hate You For Being Different and Not Living By Society’s Standards, but Deep Down, They Wish They Had The Courage To Do The Same.” ~ Kevin Hart
  4. “The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” ~ Albert Einstein

  5. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” ~ Margaret Mead , Being different quotes unique
  6. “When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.” ~ Charles Evans Hughes
  7. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” ~ Steve Jobs
  8. “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
  9. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ~ Herman Melville

  10. “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently – they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” ~ Steve Jobs
  11. “I am not made like any of those I have seen. I venture to believe that I am not made like any of those who are in existence. If I am not better, at least I am different.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  12. “New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.” ~ John Locke
  13. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” ~ Coco Chanel

  14. “Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.” ~ Voltaire
  15. “You cannot be all things to all people. Be unique. Be different. Give to others what you want yourself. And do what you were made to do.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  16. “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
  17. “If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  18. “I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.” ~ Elijah Wood
  19. “If only I’d known my differentness would be an asset, then my earlier life would have been much easier.” ~ Bette Midler
  20. “Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.” ~ Christopher Morley
  21. “Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  22. “The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  23. “The world is not ready for some people when they show up, but that shouldn’t stop anyone.” ~ Ashly Lorenzana
  24. “I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” ~ Edith Sitwell
  25. “Sometimes people say I should see a therapist, but I don’t want any therapist wrecking my weirdness.” ~ Peter Wolf

  26. “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
  27. “Every one of us is different in some way, but for those of us who are more different, we have to put more effort into convincing the less different that we can do the same thing they can, just differently.” ~ Marlee Matlin
  28. “Saints and ordinary folks are the same from the start. Inquiring about a difference is like asking to borrow string when you’ve got a good strong rope. Every Dharma is known in the heart.” ~ Hsu Yun
  29. “To this day, no one has come up with a set of rules for originality. There aren’t any.” ~ Les Paul

  30. “I would never be part of anything. I would never really belong anywhere, and I knew it, and all my life would be the same, trying to belong, and failing. Always something would go wrong. I am a stranger and I always will be, and after all I didn’t really care.” ~ Jean Rhys
  31. “I’ve always been a freak and different, oddball even in my childhood and my own family, so I can relate to people who are struggling and trying to find their true identity. I do not sit in the seat of judgment. .. I love people for who they are. We’re all God’s children.” ~ Dolly Parton , Love being different quotes
  32. “Being different is awesome! All of those who are different are more interesting than those who are clamoring for acceptance because they follow the path.” ~ Tony Hawk
  33. “It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.” ~ Sonia Sotomayor

  34. “Not everyone is capable of madness; and of those lucky enough to be capable, not many have the courage for it.” ~ August Strindberg
  35. “If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it’s another nonconformist who doesn’t conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  36. “Competitive strategy is about being different. It means deliberately choosing a different set of activities to deliver a unique mix of value.” ~ Michael Porter
  37. “Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.” ~ Bernard Baruch

  38. “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
  39. “To become a person does not necessarily mean to be well adjusted, well-adapted, approved of by others. It means to become who you are. We are meant to become more eccentric, more peculiar, more odd. We are not meant just to fit in. We are here to be different. We are here to be the individual.” ~ James Hollis
  40. “I have always strenuously supported the right of every man to his own opinion, however different that opinion might be to mine. He who denies to another this right, makes a slave of himself to his present opinion because he precludes himself the right of changing it.” ~ Thomas Paine
  41. “It’s simple … go the extra mile and you will stand out from the crowd” ~ Robin Crow

  42. “Snowflakes fascinate me… Millions of them falling gently to the ground… And they say that no two of them are alike! Each one completely different from all the others… The last of the rugged individualists!” ~ Charles M. Schulz
  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. “It wasn’t until I started reading and found books they wouldn’t let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else.” ~ John Waters
  45. “The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.” ~ Robert H. Schuller

  46. “The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being you; they are unique manifestations of the human spirit.” ~ Wade Davis
  47. “No one has a monopoly on our unending story of nationhood; no one has the manual for our nationhood.” ~ John Tamihere
  48. “Immorality does not consist in being different. It consists in not allowing others to be so.” ~ Shakuntala Devi
  49. “I have long ago accepted that I am a little crazy and a little weird. It wasn’t that exciting a revelation though. Turns out everyone is.” ~ Daniel Pearce
  50. “No two people have the same reality” ~ Gary Zukav

  51. “I’m not different for the sake of being different, only for the desperate sake of being myself. I can’t join your gang: you’d think I was a phony and I’d know it.” ~ Vivian Stanshall
  52. “The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself.” ~ Emanuel Celler
  53. “I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let’s just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different.” ~ Barry Watson
  54. “So much time is wasted on trying to be better than others.” ~ Elijah Wood

  55. “If you want to be financially free, you need to become a different person than you are today and let go of whatever has held you back in the past.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  56. “I talk to women’s groups all over the country and see women struggling with this. The fear of not being accepted, of being different, of not having a man, all make it hard for a woman to do what she really believes is right for her.” ~ Olympia Dukakis
  57. “I don’t think people were betting on me, but they were giving me a chance. I think I rode a wave there, by being different in appearance than the girls who preceded me.” ~ Elisabeth Rohm
  58. “I want to be important. By being different. And these girls are all the same.” ~ Sylvia Plath

  59. “With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.” ~ Norman Mailer
  60. “We are half-ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.” ~ Charles Dudley Warner
  61. “Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity.” ~ Jean Charest
  62. “The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me.” ~ Arto Lindsay
  63. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  64. “Stay mad, but behave like normal people. Run the risk of being different, but learn to do so without attracting attention.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  65. “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” ~ Vernon Howard

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