Self-expression is a powerful thing. When we allow ourselves to be true to who we are, the world opens up in new and exciting ways. If you’re looking for some inspiration to help you express yourself authentically, look no further than these 50 be yourself quotes. Use them as Instagram captions or just to remind yourself that it’s okay to be you!

  • Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ― Oscar Wilde
  • To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. ― Coco Chanel
  • Don’t compromise yourself – you’re all you have. ― John Grisham
  • To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are. ― Roy T. Bennett
  • When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you. ― Lao Tzu
  • Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else. ― Judy Garland
  • Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are. ― Lady Gaga
  • Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Just be yourself, there is no one better. ― Taylor Swift
  • You cannot change what you are, only what you do. ― Philip Pullman
  • You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant? ― Dr. Seuss
  • Find out who you are and do it on purpose. ― Dolly Parton
  • Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got. ― Janis Joplin
  • You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in. ― Roy T. Bennett
  • Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.― Bruce Lee
  • Being yourself is all it takes. If you want to impress someone, don’t be someone else just be yourself. ― Selena Gomez
  • Just remember to always be yourself and don’t be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud. ― J.A. Redmerski
  • To be one’s self and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. ― Irving Wallace
  • Be yourself. Be true to that, to your heart. Patience. See what happens if you step back instead of bounding forward. ― Nora Roberts
  • Before you can be anything, you have to be yourself. That’s the hardest thing to find. ― E.L. Konigsburg
  • Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish. ― John Jakes
  • Be yourself. Don’t worry about what other people are thinking of you. ― Phil Lester
  • Be yourself because an original is worth more than just a copy. ― Suzy Kassem

Be Yourself Instagram quotes

  • Best be yourself, imperial, plain, and true. ― Robert Browning

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Be Yourself Quotes for IG

Aspire to be yourself in every situation because nobody knows you better than you do! Here are more be yourself quotes for Instagram captions that will help you stay true to who you are while living your best life. Scroll down to find your favorite quote and use it as inspiration for your next post. Live your truth, and the rest will follow!

  • Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are. ― Roy T. Bennett
  • Be exceptionally good at being yourself so that those around you feel comfortable being their own exceptional selves. ― Omar Cherif
  • Nothing beats authenticity. Being yourself is the most irresistible thing you can give to this world. ― Hiral Nagda
  • An original is worth more than a copy. ― Suzy Kassem
  • To be beautiful, all you have to do is…Be yourself. ― Gregory Landsman
  • Don’t follow the crowd. Follow your ultra uniqueness. ― Hiral Nagda
  • Your main purpose is to be yourself as fully as you can. ― Darryl Anka
  • Life is wonderful- if only, you would dare to be yourself. ― Hrishikesh Agnihotri
  • This is who I am like it or not. ― Madonna
  • Being different is owning your authenticity, irrespective of how the world perceives you. ― Hiral Nagda
  • You can only be yourself. ― Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Being yourself is the greatest gift you can give yourself and the world because the world needs more authentic and real souls. ― Hiral Nagda
  • No one is better but yourself. ― Anthony T. Hincks
  • Beauty comes from embracing who you are. ― Lindsey Leavitt
  • Wanting to be somebody is rather vague, being yourself is quite specific. ― Amit Kalantri
  • Always be yourself because once you lose yourself, you lose everything. ― Brendon Thutso
  • Never Try to ‘Fit In’. Your own uniqueness will always be more valued and appreciated. ― Somya Kedia
  • Being different has its own uber power, which is strikingly irresistible. ― Hiral Nagda
  • I am what I am. And only that. At all times. ― A.D. Aliwat
  • Never try to imitate others, be yourself because there are many out there who wished to be like you.
     Deborah Nwakwesili.
  • Always be true to yourself. Never pretend to be what you are not really. You only get what you are entitled to.
     Shiva Negi
  • Let you be you; that way you can learn and grow. ― Ivy Oakes
  • The one thing I’ll be: Me – whatever that might mean; and even if nothing, in that I’ll still be king.
    ― Criss Jami
  • At some point, you have to stop and say ‘Enough. This is me.’ and fight for it as hard as you can.
    ― James Brandon

Be yourself quotes for IG

  • You don’t have to be like them. You only have to be like you. ― Hiral Nagda

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With these 50 be yourself quotes as your captions, you’ll show the world who you really are and inspire others to do the same. Let your true personality shine through!