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86 Inspirational Quotes About Finding Yourself To Help You Feel Empowered

Do you ever feel a little lost or unsure of who you are? These quotes about finding yourself will help you find meaning on your journey of self-discovery. If you’re in need of inspiration to help you figure out your identity, these ‘figuring out life’ quotes are for you!

We’re delighted to share this selection of finding yourself quotes to help you become the best version of yourself. Knowing yourself will make you feel wiser and more content, and empowered to take on life’s challenges.

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1. “Don`t worry about finding your soul mate. Find yourself.” – Jason Evert

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2. “If you’re being ignored, that’s a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.” – Lykke Li

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3. “Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying.” – Robert Terwilliger

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4. “Figuring out who you are and being true to yourself is not just important, but it is critical to being authentic.” – Kim Garst

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5. Find yourself and be that.” – Unknown

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6. “There is more to myself than anyone has so far discovered.” – Unknown

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7. “If you lose someone, but find yourself, you won.” – Unknown

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8. “It’s not about finding out who you are, it’s about creating who you are.” – Shay Carl

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9. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle

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10. “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.” – Epictetus

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11. “When you fight yourself to discover the real you, there is only one winner.” – Stephen Richards

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12. “When you make the finding yourself even if you’re the last person on Earth to see the light you’ll never forget it.” – Carl Sagan

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13. “The day you find yourself will be the most beautiful day, because after that – you will never accept less than what you deserve.” – Ruby Dhal

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14. “The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery. Until you find yourself you will always be someone else. Become yourself.” – Myles Munroe

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15. “Sometimes when you lose your way, you find YOURSELF.” – Mandy Hale

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16. “It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.” – Mariska Hargitay

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17. “Be who you are, and find yourself so you can be your own person and enjoy life with no regret.” – Bonnie Zackson Koury

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18. “Finding your passion isn’t just about careers and money. It’s about finding your authentic self. The one you’ve buried beneath other people’s needs.” – Kristin Hannah

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19. “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” – Maya Angelou

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20. “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.” – Lao Tzu

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21. “You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, ‘I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself.” – Mariah Carey

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22. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” – Eckhart Tolle

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23. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

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24. “The journey toward self-discovery is life’s greatest adventure.” – Arianna Huffington

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25. “When you know yourself you are empowered. When you accept yourself you are invincible.” – Tina Lifford

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26. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi

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27. “I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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28. “Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.” – Gerard Way

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29. “Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha

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30. “Your real self may be hiding somewhere, look for it within, when you find yourself, you can freely be what you want to be.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

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31. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen R. Covey

32. “Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers

33. “To find yourself, think for yourself.” – Socrates

34. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Tony Gaskins

35. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale

36. “Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell

37. “Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying.” – Robert Terwilliger

38. “We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Elliot

39. “The only journey is the journey within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

40. “In the end, you don’t so much find yourself as you find someone who knows who you are.” – Robert Brault

41. “I wasn’t searching for something or someone….I was searching for me.” – Carrie Bradshaw

42. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

43. “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein

44. “Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.” – Gerard Way

45. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

46. “Who am I? Ask and start your journey within.” – Unknown

47. “You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; and just so you learn to love… by loving.” – St. Francis de Sales

48. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it… The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

49. “Should we say the self, once perceived, becomes the soul?” – Theodore Roethke

50. “You’ve got to know yourself so you can at last be yourself.” – D. H. Lawrence

51. “One does not ‘find oneself’ by pursuing one’s self, but on the contrary by pursuing something else and learning through discipline or routine… who one is and wants to be.” – May Sarton

52. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” – George Moore

53. “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” –Friedrich Nietzsche

54. “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao-Tzu

55. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

56. “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

57. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.” – Stephen R. Covey

58. “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

59. “It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die.” – S. I. Hayakawa

60. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth

61. “If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.” – James A. Michener

62. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

63. “You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.” – Jerry Gillies

64. “You have no need to travel anywhere. Journey within yourself, enter a mine of rubies and bathe in the splendor of your own light.” – Rumi

65. “Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery.” – Matthew Arnold

66. “Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.” – Brandon Sanderson

67. “The longest journey is the journey inward.” – Dag Hannarskjold

68. “Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.” – Richard Wright

69. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

70. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau

71. “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.” – St. Augustine

72. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung

73. “Finding oneself and one’s path is like waking up on a foggy day. Be patient, and presently the fog will clear and that which has always been there can be seen. The path is already there to follow.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru

74. “When we find a purpose that is bigger than ourselves, we become more powerful in our ability to create.” – Jack Delosa

75. “Self-discovery often happens when we move out of our comfort zone and change the norm.” – Fola O’Martins

76. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar                     

77. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney    

78. “I was once afraid of people saying Who does she think she is? Now I have the courage to stand and say, This is who I am.” – Oprah Winfrey

79. “Find yourself first-like yourself first-love yourself FIRST & friendship & love will naturally find YOU.” – Mandy Hale

80. “The story ends up being a journey of self-discovery.” – Elijah Wood

81. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

82. “Life is a school where you learn how to remember what your soul already knows.” – Unknown

83. “You never find yourself until you face the truth.” – Pearl Bailey

84. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

85. “At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” – Lao Tzu

86. “You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.” – Amy Poehler