Personality Quotes

Sigmund Freud

The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.

Tim Fargo

Good advice is not often served in our favorite flavor.

Omar Sharif

I don't know what sex appeal is. I don't think you can have sex appeal knowingly. The people who seduce me personally are the people who seem not to know they're seductive, and not to know they have sex appeal.

Neil Gaiman

Kiss a lover, Dance a measure, Find your name And buried treasure. Face your life, It's
Kiss a lover,
Dance a measure,
Find your name
And buried treasure.

Face your life,
It's pain,
It's pleasure,
Leave no path untaken.

Sigmund Freud

Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism.

Wendelin Van Draanen

It's easy to look back and see it, and it's easy to give the advice. But the sad fact is, most people don't look beneath the surface until it's too late.

Brian Tracy

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.

Jim Morrison

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.

Simona Panova

Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Let us find someone who will never break our heart, who will always be there for us, who will make us happy all the time, who will respect, love and cherish us in everything, and we can't go far in the search because such personality is within us, not in the world we are living now!

W. Somerset Maugham

A man's work reveals him. In social intercourse he gives you the surface that he wishes the world to accept, but in his book or his picture the real man delivers himself defenceless. No affectation of peculiarity can conceal a commonplace mind. No one can produce the most casual work without disclosing the innermost secrets of his soul.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The greatest book is one written by your pen, but not exactly from your mind.

Haruki Murakami

Forgive me for stating the obvious, but the world is made up of all kinds of people. Other people have their own value to live by, and the same holds true with me.

Ashly Lorenzana

The only unique contribution you can offer the world is to be who you actually are and no one else.

Nirav Sanchaniya

I Am In Love With Myself, With My Heart.

Brandon Sanderson

Marsh: Our best efforts were never even a mild annoyance to the Lord Ruler."
Kelsier: Ah, but being an annoyance is something that I am very good at. In fact, I'm far more than just a 'mild' annoyance-people tell me I can be downright frustrating. Might as well use this talent for the cause of good, eh?

Maya Banks

I'm not stubborn. My way is just better.

Lana Del Rey

I was always an unusual girl.
My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.

Ashly Lorenzana

People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.

William Faulkner

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

Alia Mamdouh

I really like you better aimless and lost among people, a little crazy, oddball, not looking like yourself. So that I don't know you at all and the nearer I get to you the more you separate yourself from me- I get dizzy trying to follow you and I have to work really hard- and that's what I want!

Suzanne Wright

A lot of people who are straight-shooting…they’re only happy to be so blunt when talking about others. They’re not so upfront about who they are, what flaws they have, and what their issues are.

Julian Barnes

Though why should we expect age to mellow us? If it isn't life's business to reward merit, why should it be life's business to give us warm, comfortable feelings towards its end? What possible evolutionary purpose could nostalgia serve?

Oscar Wilde

But then one regrets the loss even of one's worst habits. Perhaps one regrets them the most. They are such an essential part of one's personality.


For the future, I shall rely only upon those elements of my character which I have tested. Who would ever have said that I should find pleasure in shedding tears? That I should love the man who proves to me that I am nothing more than a fool?

Stefan Molyneux

The greater the gap between self perception and reality, the more aggression is unleashed on those who point out the discrepancy.

Jess Rothenberg

In the midst of happiness or despair
in sorrow or in joy
in pleasure or in pain:
Do what is right and you will be at peace.

Charles Bukowski

the worst thing," he told me,
"is bitterness, people end up so

Rachel Ward

I was tired of being me.

Ravi Zacharias

To be able to accept the wonder and the marvel of one's own personality, however flawed or 'accidental,' and place it in and trust it to the hands of the One who made it, is one of the greatest achievements in life.

Elizabeth Gilbert

But at some point you have to make peace with what you were given and if God wanted me to be a shy girl with thick, dark hair, He would have made me that way, but He didn't Useful, then, might be to accept how I was made and embody myself fully therein.

Anthony Liccione

Let me be me, or let me be.

Richelle E. Goodrich

I have a funny side. I have a soft and sympathetic side. I have a serious side, and a seriously romantic side. I have lots of sides; it's the main course I haven't quite figured out.

T.S. Eliot

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these.

Katerina Stoykova Klemer

My Personality

unfolding before you
like a Swiss Army knife.

Gabriel García Márquez

One had to live a long time to know a man's true nature.

Claudia Gray

I see... the way you're always searching. How much you hate anything fake or phony. How you're older than your years, but still... playful, like a little girl. How you're always looking into people, or wondering what they see when they look back at you. Your eyes. It's all in the eyes.

Ameya Agrawal

Boss may be on, but leader can be anyone.

Donald Pillai

Even though our past has a lot to do with who we are today, remember; all that we think, say and do today has everything to do with who we become ~ Donald Pillai

Holly Smale

You need to stop caring what people who don't matter think of you. Be who you are and let everybody else be who they are. Differences are a good thing.

Holly Smale

...Our stories are drive by who we are and what we do, and not by the events that happens to us.

Milena Michiko Flašar

How come you're so different, I asked once, as we sat in the shade of the pine tree. Yukiko's answer, a sentence learned by heart: Because I fell from a star.

Ram Mohan

I know exactly what you are, even if you are not sure about your own personality.

Crystal Woods

Chemically, I'm as off as I can be. But you fix me.

John Lubbock

The whole value of solitude depends upon oneself; it may be a sanctuary or a prison, a haven of repose or a place of punishment, a heaven or a hell, as we ourselves make it.

Sam Shepard

I believe in my mask- The man I made up is me
I believe in my dance- And my destiny

Lity Munshi

personal intelligence is the way of ability to express oneself.

Marcel Proust

I never allow myself to be influenced in the smallest degree either by atmospheric disturbances or by the arbitrary divisions of what is known as Time.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

What you feed in yourself that grows.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Was Du in Dir nährst, das wächst.

John Lubbock

In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is wanting.

Bill Courtney

It is never too late to show true character.

Kate Morton

She was the sort of person for whom fear was the natural response to that beyond explanation.

Michael Bassey Johnson

You only know me as an ordinary human being, with flesh, blood and bones, but there is something about me too hard for you to decipher, for if i let you, you will ever regret knowing me.

Amit Kalantri

Just read one book a month and at the end of they year you would be totally different but an impressive personality.

Amit Kalantri

All the successful personalities had one common element, they all liked reading books.

Margaret Peterson Haddix

I snorted "oh, beauty. What's that good for?"
Mary stared, her eyes round.

"It won you the prince, did it not?"

I snorted again, I prefer to think that he was captivated by my charming personality." I giggled to let Mary know I was trying to make fun of myself.

Anaïs Nin

She lacks the core of sureness, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on reflections of herself in others' eyes. She does not dare to be herself.

Edmond Mbiaka

There is nothing more attractive than a great positive personality. Its beauty never fades away with time.

Elizabeth Eulberg

I, Lexi Anderson, am proud to say that I do, indeed, have a great personality.
And it's only a matter of time before the Beautiful People will be wishing they had great personalities, too.
Good luck with that, oh Beautiful Ones.
Because we Great Girls are the rarest breed.

W. Somerset Maugham

I do not like these painted faces that look all alike; and I think women are foolish to dull their expression and obscure their personality with powder, rouge, and lipstick.

Paul Murray

There’s no escaping it,” he’d been fond of telling us when he was well, “the way you look defines who you are. You might argue for your soul, or your heart, but everyone else in the world will judge you on your big nose or your weak chin. Six billion people could be wrong, but you’ll never get them to admit it.

Cindy Ann Peterson

Our nonverbal behavior (including posture) gives away our inner personality and reflects our inner attitude.

Michael Bassey Johnson

People who say you are ugly, may be true, because to them, you look like a monster. People who say you are beautiful, may also be true, because to them, you look like an angel.

Unknown Author

She was endowed with great beauty for all those attributes that were outside her control, but it was said that in all characteristics for which she herself was responsible, she was utterly wicked

John Geddes

your moods and colors are my climate, not the changing face of the sky

Anne Lamott

He lost the great big outward thing, the good- looking package, and the real parts endured. They shine through like crazy, the brillian mind and humor, the depth of generosity, the intense blue yes, those beautiful hands.

Emily Gabriela Vira

Beauty isn't just a pretty face, a beautiful body or even a cute voice. Beauty arises from your mind, your soul, and most important your personality. But most people don't seem to notice.

Patrick Rothfuss

Denna is a wild thing," I explained. "Like a hind or a summer storm. If a storm blows down your house, or breaks a tree, you don't say the storm was mean. It was cruel. It acted according to its nature and something unfortunately was hurt. The same is true of Denna.

Ram Mohan

If you are only good to your loved ones, it doesn’t make you a good person.

Alberto Caeiro

I don’t know what understanding myself is. I don’t look inside.
I don’t believe I exist behind myself.

Charlotte Brontë

Our natures own predilections and antipathies alike strange. There are people from whom we secretly shrink, whom we would personally avoid, though reason confesses that they are good people: there are others with faults of temper, &c., evident enough, beside whom we live content, as if the air about them did us good.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Keeping the door that leads to your heart ajar is destructive as univited guests would move in and trample on your feelings, leaving you in great pains, but closing it always is a sure way to spot out the destructive and innovative guests.

Aniruddha Sastikar

An insult bestowed on your interior and exterior personality; for causes beyond control, kills you innumerably, till the last breath.

Marcel Duchamp

The individual, man as a man, man as a brain, if you like, interests me more than what he makes, because I've noticed that most artists only repeat themselves.

John Fowles

But however good you get at translating personality into line or paint it's no go if your personality isn't worth translating.

S.S. Van Dine

We all do things in a certain individual way, according to our temperaments.
Every human act - no matter how large or how small - is a direct expression of
a man's personality, and bears the inevitable impress of his nature.

Chaim Potok

An artist is a person first.

Helena Bonham Carter

I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.

Stephen Lovegrove

It happened to me just this year with a beautiful boy I started hanging out with. Call me a hormonal teenager if you want, but evidently I haven’t grown out of this experience. His name, his voice, his face, his laugh - anything was enough to make my heart start beating faster. It’s the spark.

Amit Kalantri

Your personality should be described in poem not in paragraph.

Amit Kalantri

If people respect your age and not your personality, then it's time for you to do some urgent introspection.

David Halberstam

Because history became his (Keenan's) genuine passion, he tended to see the world in terms of deep historical forces that, in his mind, formed a nation's character in ways almost beyond the consciousness of the men who momentarily governed it, as if these historical impulses were more a part of them than they knew.

A.S.A. Harrison

There are lots of reasons why a woman stays with a man, even when she's given up on changing him and can predict with certainty the shape that the rest of her life with him is going to take.

Samantha Young

I doubt even you can begin to understand the depths of her.

Oscar Wilde

The note of the perfect personality is not rebellion, but peace.

Boris Pasternak

It´s a good thing when a man is different from your image of him. Is shows he isn´t a type. If he were, it would be the end of him as a man. But if you can´t place him in a category, it means that at least a part of him is what a human being ought to be. He has risen above himself, he has a grain of immortality.

Nenia Campbell

We're so concerned with the idea of what we ought to be that we fail to take into account the things that make us who we really are.

Fernando Pessoa

In this metallic age of barbarians, only a relentless cultivation of our ability to dream, to analyse and to captivate can prevent our personality from degenerating into nothing or else into a personality like all the rest.

Lailah GiftyAkita

Accomplishment of your dreams requires personal sacrifice and hardworking.
May the you have a determined spirit, will power and a great passion for the accomplishment of your dreams.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life's challenges are opportunities for personal growth.

Lailah Gifty Akita

There is nothing better in life than commitment to personal development and lifelong learning.

Turcois Ominek

so many people would be afraid to look in the mirror if the saw their character and not their face…it would be like american horror story.

Mahatma Gandhi

I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.

Jonathan Franzen

The personality susceptible to the dream of limitless freedom is a personality also prone, should the dream ever sour, to misanthropy and rage.

Dejan Stojanovic

To transform a grimace into a sound sounds impossible, yet it is possible to transform a vision into music, to go outside an enslaved personality, to become impersonal by transforming into sand, into water, into light.

Ross Lynch

I was born to make mistakes, not to be perfect.

Ross Lynch

Music is poetry with personality

Ross Lynch

Im looking for a girl who's fun to be around.

Igor Stravinsky

He was a six and a half foot scowl.

(on Rachmaninov)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

There are times when I am so unlike myself that I might be taken for someone else of an entirely opposite character.

A.S.A. Harrison

Life has a way of taking its toll on the person you thought you were.

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