65 Sameness Quotes On Success In Life

These sameness quotes will inspire you. Sameness, lack of variety; uniformity, or monotony.

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

Best Sameness Quotes

  1. “It’s not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness.” ~ Mary Astor
  2. “I’d never just want to do what everybody else did. I’d be contributing to the sameness of everything.” ~ Don Van Vliet
  3. “In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.” ~ Audre Lorde
  4. “You can’t state difference and also state equality. We have to state sameness to understand equality.” ~ Zadie Smith

  5. “Properly practiced creativity MUST result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent.” ~ William Bernbach
  6. “People try to hold onto the sameness. This holding onto prevents growth.” ~ Bruce Lee
  7. “The many factors which divide us are actually much more superficial than those we share. Despite all of the things that differentiate us – race, language, religion, gender, wealth and so on – we are all equal concerning our fundamental humanity.” ~ Dalai Lama
  8. “Unity does not mean sameness. It means oneness of purpose.” ~ Priscilla Shirer

  9. “That truth which you swallow from others will not be yours…you have to realize truth and work it our for yourself according to your own nature…All must struggle to be individuals-strong, standing on your own feet, thinking your own thoughts, realizing you own Self. No use swallowing doctrines others pass on-standing up together like soldiers in jail, sitting down together, all eating the same food, all nodding their heads at the same time. Variation is the sign of life. Sameness is the sign of death.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  10. “Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.” ~ Petrarch
  11. “That which is to be most desired in America is oneness and not sameness. Sameness is the worst thing that could happen to the people of this country. To make all people the same would lower their quality, but oneness would raise it.” ~ Stephen Samuel Wise
  12. “The wounded recognized the wounded.” ~ Nora Roberts

  13. “The same yesterday, today, and forever.” ~ John Bunyan
  14. “No human being is the same; we are like snowflakes, none of us are the same but we are all COOL” ~ Pharrell Williams
  15. “We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.” ~ Lois Lowry
  16. “If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.” ~ George Aiken

  17. “However capable and skillful an individual may be, left alone, he or she will not survive. When we are sick or very young or very old, we must depend on the support of others. There is no significant division between us and other people, because our basic natures are the same. If we wish to ensure everyone’s peace and happiness, we need to cultivate a healthy respect for the diversity of our peoples and cultures, founded on an understanding of this fundamental sameness of all human beings.” ~ Dalai Lama
  18. “One day you pick up the guitar and you feel like a great master, and the next day you feel like a fool. It’s because we’re different every day, but the guitar is always the same…beautiful.” ~ Tommy Emmanuel
  19. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ~ Emily Bronte
  20. “Everyone who has something is afraid of losing it, and people with nothing are worried they’ll forever have nothing. Everyone is the same.” ~ Haruki Murakami

  21. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not “get over” the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  22. “Faith and repentance are the same; they are not two separate decisions. One cannot trust Christ as Savior without repenting or changing his mind. The very fact that he trusts Christ for salvation shows that he has changed his mind regarding sin, salvation, and God.” ~ Curtis Hutson
  23. “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
  24. “History is never antiquated, because humanity is always fundamentally the same.” ~ Walter Rauschenbusch

  25. “Let me tell you how to love all equally. Do not demand anything of those you love. If you make demands, some will give you more and some less. In that case you will love more those who give you more and less those who give you less. Thus your love will not be the same for all. You will not be able to love all impartially.” ~ Sarada Devi
  26. “It’s a metaphor for what we’re being told: “Just stay in the box, kid, don’t muddy the water.” Parents say it to their kids. Teachers say it. Schools do. And so people become immune to the sameness.” ~ Frank Gehry
  27. “We must begin to make what I call “conscious choices,” and to really recognize that we are the same. It’s from that place in my heart that I write my songs.” ~ John Denver
  28. “Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  29. “Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there’s nothing exactly like it.” ~ W. C. Fields
  30. “Almost nobody travels willingly from sameness to sameness and repetition to repetition, even if the physical effort required is trivial.” ~ Jane Jacobs
  31. “We should cast aside all childish games that fetter and exhaust body, speech and mind.
    Stretching out in inconceivable nonaction, in the unstructured matrix, the actuality of emptiness,
    where the natural perfection of reality lies, we should gaze at the uncontrived sameness of every experience,
    all conditioning and ambition resolved with finality.” ~ Longchenpa
  32. “The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.” ~ Eudora Welty

  33. “Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, revelling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community.” ~ Bell Hooks
  34. “Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.” ~ George Washington Carver
  35. “It is the low drive for sameness and the hatred of otherness that characterizes all forms of leftism, which inevitably are totalitarian.” ~ Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
  36. “Sameness leaves us in peace but it is contradiction that makes us productive.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  37. “Selfness is an essential fact of life. The thought of nonselfness, precise sameness is terrifying.” ~ Lewis Thomas
  38. “If sometimes there seems to be a sort of sameness of sound in The New Yorker, it probably can be traced to the magazine’s copydesk, which is a marvelous fortress of grammatical exactitude and stylish convention.” ~ E. B. White
  39. “You’re more likely to drown in the sea of sameness than get eaten by a shark while navigating new waters.” ~ Amy Jo Martin
  40. “Life is like the dice that, falling, still show a different face. So life, though it remains the same, is always presenting different aspects.” ~ Alexis Sanchez

  41. “All religions are not the same. All religions do not point to God. All religions do not say that all religions are the same. At the heart of every religion is an uncompromising commitment to a particular way of defining who God is or is not and accordingly, of defining life’s purpose.
    Anyone who claims that all religions are the same betrays not only an ignorance of all religions but also a caricatured view of even the best-known ones. Every religion at its core is exclusive.” ~ Ravi Zacharias
  42. “The general feeling is, if you don’t treat everyone the same you’re showing partiality. To me, that’s when you show the most partiality, when you treat everyone the same. You must give each individual the treatment that you feel he earns and deserves, recognizing at all times that you’re imperfect and you’re going to be incorrect oftentimes in your judgment.” ~ John Wooden
  43. “Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground.” ~ Sara Ahmed
  44. “We all come into this world the same: naked, scared, and ignorant. After that grand entrance, the life we end up with is simply an accumulation of the choices we make.” ~ Darren Hardy

  45. “As human beings we are all the same. We have this marvelous intelligence, which sometimes creates problems for us, but when influenced by warm-heartedness can be very constructive. In this context we need to appreciate the value of having moral principles.” ~ Dalai Lama
  46. “My mother taught me this trick: if you repeat something over and over again it loses its meaning, for example homework homework homework homework homework homework homework homework homework, see? Nothing. Our existence she said is the same way. You watch the sunset too often it just becomes 6 pm you make the same mistake over and over you stop calling it a mistake. If you just wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up one day you’ll forget why.” ~ Phil Kay
  47. “Everyone wants to be happy; happiness is a right. And while on a secondary level differences exist of nationality, faith, family background, social status and so on, more important is that on a human level we are the same. None of us wants to face problems, and yet we create them by stressing our differences. If we see each other just as fellow human beings, there’ll be no basis for fighting or conflict between us.” ~ Dalai Lama
  48. “I’ve known parabatai so close they were almost the same person; do you know what happens, when one of them dies, to the one that’s left-” ~ Magnus

  49. “Once we see that everything is impermanent and ungraspable and that we create a huge amount of suffering if we are attached to things staying the same, we realize that relaxing and letting go is a wiser way to live. Letting go does not mean not caring about things. It means caring about them in a flexible and wise way.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  50. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  51. “But in a crunch, when all our asses are in the sling, it looks like it is easier to deal with the samenesses. When we deal with sameness only, we develop weapons that we use against each other when the differences become apparent. And we wipe each other out – Black men and women can wipe each other out – far more effectively than outsiders do.” ~ Audre Lorde
  52. “So childhood too feels good at first, before one happens to notice the terrible sameness, age after age.” ~ John Gardner

  53. “At a fundamental level, as human beings, we are all the same; each one of us aspires to happiness and each one of us does not wish to suffer. This is why, whenever I have the opportunity, I try to draw people’s attention to what as members of the human family we have in common and the deeply interconnected nature of our existence and welfare.” ~ Dalai Lama
  54. “I consider myself to be just one among 7 billion human beings. If I were to think of myself as different from others, or as something special, it would create a barrier between us. What makes us the same is that we all want to lead happy lives and gather friends around us. And friendship is based on trust, honesty and openness.” ~ Dalai Lama
  55. “Observing human variety can give pleasure, but so too can human sameness.” ~ Ian Mcewan
  56. “Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses; Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

  57. “It was the best place to be, thought Wilbur, this warm delicious cellar, with the garrulous geese, the changing seasons, the heat of the sun, the passage of swallows, the nearness of rats, the sameness of sheep, the love of spiders, the smell of manure, and the glory of everything.” ~ E. B. White
  58. “People have foolishly mistaken equality for sameness. Equality of the genders means that both have equal value and worth, and one is not better than the other. But it doesn’t mean we’re all exactly the same. And many of us who still believe in gender separation say, ‘Vive la difference!” ~ Mike Huckabee
  59. “Regardless of the weight of the role, I feel like the job is always kind of the same. Who is this person? What’s this guy here, what’s he trying to say? And what’s the volley with all these other people around him? So I don’t feel like that part of it changes. I have not reached the point – if there’s a point you reach as an actor where it’s, “Oh, I got this figured out, I know how to do this”. But I am happy to say that the primary building blocks of where you start, at least, there is a little bit of sameness to that. And that’s always nice.” ~ Greg Kinnear
  60. “Half of your power lies in your sameness with others. The other half lies in your uniqueness.” ~ Alan Cohen

  61. “Nothing is more fatiguing than winter, the extreme and unrelenting snow and below zero temperatures, and the seemingly unbearable sameness of the days without sunshine, and the measures one takes – if they’re locals, permanent residents – against an environment such as this. And most vulnerable/susceptible are the kids, who have no options other than to scheme and dream themselves into all kinds of trouble.” ~ Jack Driscoll
  62. “The public never appears to tire of endless courses of strawberries and cream, and the theory that you run the risk of boring people with endless photo montages of the Chelsea Pensioners in their dress reds, or close-ups of a Pimm’s Cup sprouting all kinda of flora, has yet to be proven. People like Wimbledon in the same way they like blue jeans or even their own spouses: for the pleasure yielded by their reliable sameness.” ~ Peter Bodo
  63. “The softminded person always wants to freeze the moment and hold life in the gripping yoke of sameness.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  64. “Today we face many problems. Some are created essentially by ourselves based on divisions due to ideology, religion, race, economic status, or other factors. Therefore, the time has come for us to think on a deeper level, on the human level, and from that level we should appreciate and respect the sameness of others as human beings.” ~ Dalai Lama
  65. “Physical beings want things to be the same. They want people to think the same. You work rather hard at sameness, but you will never win that battle because, from Nonphysical, diversity is known to be the most beneficial part of the game.” ~ Esther Hicks

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