Personality Quotes


“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.”

Mahatma Gandhi


“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.”

Jim Morrison


“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”

-Bruce Lee


 “Why am I as I am? To understand that of any person, his whole life, from Birth must be reviewed. All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient.”

-Malcolm X


“I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.”

Beatrix Potter


“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.”

-T.S. Eliot


“I use bits and pieces of others personalities to form my own.”

-Kurt Cobain


“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.”

-Oscar Wilde


“I’ve always been misrepresented. You know, I could dress in a clown costume and laugh with the happy people but they’d still say I’m a dark personality.”

-Tim Burton


“I’ve trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likable and to hide and protect the things that are less likeable.”

-Will Smith


“People say you’re born innocent, but it’s not true. You inherit all kinds of things that you can do nothing about. You inherit your identity, your history, like a birthmark that you can’t wash off. … We are born with our heads turned back, but my mother says we have to face into the future now. You have to earn your own innocence, she says. You have to grow up and become innocent.”

-Hugo Hamilton, The Sailor in the Wardrobe



“I wish people weren’t so set on being themselves, when that means being a bastard.”

-Robertson Davies


“Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.”

-Willard Scott



“At home, besides being Peter or Jane, we also bear a general character; husband or wife, brother or sister, chief, colleague or subordinate. Not among Friends. It is an affair of disentangled, or stripped, minds. Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.”

C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves


“If it wasn’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.”

-David Letterman


“Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.”

-Quentin Tarantino


“If the pen is mightier than the sword – I have more of a place on paper than I do anywhere else in the world”

-Gaz Goulding


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