True To Myself Quotes by Janis Joplin, Patti Smith, Halle Berry, Princess Diana, Carrie Prejean, Andrew Solomon and many others.
To be true to myself, to be the person that was on the inside of me, and not play games. That’s what I’m trying to do mostly in the whole world, is not bullshit myself and not bullshit anybody else.
I have abandoned so many projects but in the ’80s when I left public life to be married and have real children – I love my children and I would never sacrifice them for anything – I had to find a way to simultaneously be a mother and wife and fulfill my duties and still be true to myself as a writer.
Just to be true to myself, which is why I did this movie. I figured everyone was going to freak out and say, ‘Why would you do that after Dorothy Dandridge?’ My answer is ‘Because I can.’ And that feels really good to be comfortable saying that.
I am always going to be true to myself.
Honestly, happy. This happened for a reason. By having to answer that question in front of a national audience, God was testing my character and faith. I’m glad I stayed true to myself.
I spent years thinking I had to make a choice between being true to myself and being with a man and not having a family, and trying to live something of a lie and being with a woman and having children.
I don’t want to be a Hollywood star. I just want to do my job and enjoy it. My aim is to find my true identity and to remain true to myself.
I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.
My gift to my children would be from me to be as honest and true to myself as an artist, and put that out there to the best of my ability.
I must stay true to myself and take my own path all the way.
I think I’m true to myself – you hear that actors have like plans. I’m gonna do this type of movie, then I’m gonna play this kind of character, and that’ll get me from A to B. I’ve never done that. I honestly just follow my gut and I don’t think you can go wrong with that.
In this perfect world, there are certain imperfections that catch your eye. That’s what works for me. I don’t concentrate on being perfect, but instead put that effort behind my craft and being true to myself. I don’t conform to pressures outside of me. I am confident about myself.
Being a role model is about being true to myself.
I never thought I would be doing something with television. It changes just in the fact that you walk outside and watch your step and not trust too willingly. Other than that I have stayed true to myself, kept my old friends, and the whole good deal.
I want to release music that is true to myself.
Microblogs are yet another form of public display, but I would rather be true to myself.
There is a certain way of being human that is my way. I am called upon to live my life in this way, and not in imitation of anyone else’s life. But this notion gives a new importance to being true to myself. If I am not, I miss the point of my life; I miss what being human is for me.
I’m passionate about being true to myself, sending good energy to the people around me, traveling, staying inspired, being a good friend, being a good daughter, being a good sister.
I’ve tried to stay true to myself this whole entire time, and I think I’ve represented myself as creatively as I could with what I got on the show.
Success is clarity of my intention….and reaching that intention while being true to myself and with joy.
I figure if I just stay true to myself and I am the Whitney that I’ve always been, people will look at me not as Whitney from the show, but as a human being.
I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.
My life is my statement and I try to be true to myself and thusly to other people. Whatever my failings are, they are human and I try to perfect it each day.
I just try to be true to myself and look the way that I’m comfortable looking. Because if I’m comfortable with me, then you’re going to be comfortable with me as well.
I cannot say where I will be in 5 yearsscratch that, tomorrowBut I know that wherever you find me, I will remain true to myself with a genuine smile on my face and happiness in my heart.
Just keep being true to yourself, if you’re passionate about something go for it. Don’t sacrifice anything, just have fun.
The only reason I am successful is because I have stayed true to myself.
There was about a two-year period at the end of the ’60s, when I realized I was in the wrong place and entertaining the wrong people with the wrong material and that I was not being true to myself. I went through a metamorphosis into something more authentic for me, a more authentic stage voice and writing voice.
If I am true to myself, if I am true to mankind, if I am true to humanity, I must understand all the faults that human flesh is heir to.
I have received 16 Grammy nominations and I have no trophies, because I chose to write the harsh realities. I stayed true to myself and I’ve taken a little beating behind it.
I decided very early on that it took too much of my energy to pretend to be someone else. People will make up their minds about me whatever I do or say, but at least I know I am being true to myself.