Discover the most popular and inspiring quotes and sayings on the topic of Self Expression. Share them with your friends on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or your personal blogs, and let the world be inspired by their powerful messages. Here are the Top 100 Self Expression Quotes And Sayings by 93 Authors including Cindy Sherman,Miranda J. Barrett,Fernando Pessoa,Laurence G. Boldt,Marianne Moore for you to enjoy and share.

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I'm trying to make other people recognize something of themselves rather than me. -- Cindy Sherman
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By gazing inward the true reflection of the self is revealed. -- Miranda J. Barrett
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I walk along a street and see in the faces of the passersby not the expression they really have but the expression they would have for me if they knew about my life and how I am, if I carried, transparent in my gestures and my face, the ridiculous, timid abnormality of my soul. -- Fernando Pessoa
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One's true work is never merely 'my work,' but humanity's work. It's not really self-expression, unless by 'self' we mean it with a capital S, and that Self is the Self within all mankind. -- Laurence G. Boldt
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One writes because one has a burning desire to objectify what it is indispensable to one's happiness to express ... -- Marianne Moore
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Going beyond our ordinary concept of self is what always brings us the greatest sense of joy in life. Going beyond our own boundaries brings us an ecstatic awareness of how we are truly created in connection with all that is. -- Cynthia Sue Larson
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Our ideas of self are fed to us by corporate game artists who wear us down with their generic mantras of compliance until we identify with a socially acceptable idea of self. -- Jeff Brown
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unselfing themselves -- Henri Cole
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When you're constantly thinking of others and what they must be thinking or feeling or expecting, you wind up in this perpetual state of trying to please them. You see yourself through their eyes and you lose sight of who you are. -- Michael Soll
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Expressing oneself is like a drug. I'm so addicted to it. -- Ai Weiwei
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We are meant to discover our authentic nature-the state of being in which we are inspired by ourselves, turned on, lit up, and excited about who we are. -- Debbie Ford
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You are communicating things to yourself, about yourself, just as you are communicating those things to other people. -- James Emry
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To see ourselves as others see us! -- Agatha Christie
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To know oneself, one should assert oneself. -- Albert Camus
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I realize that we all do express ourselves, but those who express that which is always being done are those whose thinking is almost in every way in accord with everyone else. Expression on this basis has become dull to those who wish to think for themselves. -- Harry Callahan
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What I am after, above all, is expression. -- Henri Matisse
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Complimenting yourself is the funnest form of manifestation. -- Ronda Rousey
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How crazy it is to be "yourself" by trying to live up to an image of yourself you have unconsciously created in the minds of others. -- Thomas Merton
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Realizing your true self apart from the mind-created ego self is profoundly liberating, and when you do, suddenly the universe appears immensely blissful. -- Rajeev Kurapati
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When you are authentic without an intent to harm others, you give yourself an awesome feeling which is the feeling of self-love. -- John Kuypers
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Sometimes it is painful to be oneself; at other times it seems impossible to escape oneself. -- James Franco
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I love and approve of myself. I love and approve of my body. I feed it nourishing foods and beverages. I exercise it in ways that are fun. -- Louise Hay
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The ultimate self-effacement
is not the pretense of the minimal,
but the jocular considerations of the maximal
in the manner of Wallace Stevens. -- Mark Strand
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I'm fascinated by what makes up a self, how one becomes a self, how much is it an answer to others and how much is it an essence of self. -- Rebecca Miller
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From childhood I was compelled to concentrate attention upon myself. This caused me much suffering, but to my present view, it was a blessing in disguise for it has taught me to appreciate the inestimable value of introspection in the preservation of life, as well as a means of achievement. -- Nikola Tesla
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Self-realization is great. -- Corey Feldman
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This constant mental diatribe and the frustrations, worries, insecurities and muscular tension that ensues are the self. -- Chris Matakas
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Seeks to grow and improve oneself through creative activity, freely expressing one's exuberant vitality, and through warm, supportive encouragement of others. -- Stephen Arroyo
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You build desires, and as a result, rather than just being who and what you are, you create one, ten, hundreds of false egos, which in turn create more desires until there's no sense of self left anywhere in the jam-packed auditorium of schizophrenic nobodies. -- Trent Zelazny
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There's something very touching to me about someone almost communicating to themselves in some way - trying to come to some deeper understanding of yourself and having compassion for yourself. -- Mike White
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People learn who they are by the images of themselves, the representations that they seek. -- Harry Lennix
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Self-awareness is the key to find our uniqueness. The latter increases our chance to succeed in our personal, career, and business lives... -- Assegid Habtewold
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Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding. -- Amit Ray
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To express yourself needs a reason, but expressing yourself is the reason. -- Ai Weiwei
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To understand ourself, we must understand our "selves," or the parts of us that motivate our thoughts, decisions, and behaviors. -- Bill Crawford
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The world of the egotist is, inevitably, a narrow world, and the boundaries of self are limited to the close horizon of personality ... But, within this horizon, there is room for many attributes that are excellent ... -- Ellen Glasgow
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There's so much going on in the world. There's so much information being thrown at us - so many things are being sold to us, and we're being told how we should appear and how to be more successful, blah, blah, blah. How does that manifest itself? In the pressures, the stress, this need to escape. -- Michael Fassbender
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Everyone who is human has something to express. Try not expressing yourself for twenty-four hours and see what happens. You will nearly burst. You will want to write a long letter, or draw a picture, or sing, or make a dress or a garden. -- Brenda Ueland
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Express your creativity. Delight in the mystery of your inner muse. -- Cheryl Richardson
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When you face yourself, you face the truth of who you are. -- Stephen Richards
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Use loneliness. Its ache creates urgency to reconnect with the world. Take that aching and use it to propel you deeper into your need for expression - to speak, to say who you are. -- Natalie Goldberg
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The way you get to know yourself is by the expressions on other people's faces, because that's the only thing that you can see, unless you carry a mirror about. -- Gil Scott-Heron
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We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. -- May Sarton
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Like most other creatives, I struggle with self-sabotage, self-doubt, and feeling like an imposter more often than not. I struggle with expressing myself, because it does sometimes feel easier or safer not to. -- Jeff Jarvis
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The goal of art was the vital expression of self. -- Alfred Stieglitz
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Artists, like yourself, are born with a need to express that's just innate. -- Tom Ford
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Life is the constant process of self-creation. We constantly make and remake our personal version of the self. Personal introspection is critical to ascertain who we want to become by ascertaining what traits we wish to eradicate and what qualities we wish to embody. -- Kilroy J. Oldster
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Affirmation: I love myself and I all others. -- Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa
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We all have a unique art, our personal passion that serves as a vessel through which our souls can speak. True happiness is found by filling it, and purpose is fulfilled by pouring it out. -- Cristen Rodgers
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To a greater or lesser degree, the project of the self becomes translated into one of the possession of desired goods and the pursuit of artificially framed styles of life. ( ... ) Not just lifestyles, but self-actualisation is packaged and distributed according to market criteria. -- Anthony Giddens
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To preserve an unclouded capacity for the enjoyment of life is an unusual moral and psychological achievement. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the prerogative of mindlessness, but the exact opposite: It is the reward of self-esteem. -- Nathaniel Branden
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To know what that true self is without social pressure is to know your true nature. -- Martha Beck
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I was destined to express myself. -- Gina Carano
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The anxiety we have for the figure we cut, for our personage, is constantly cropping out. We are showing off and are often more concerned with making a display than with living. Whoever feels observed observes himself. -- Andre Gide
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Everyone needs a strong sense of self. It is our base of operations for everything that we do in life. -- Julia Alvarez
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Expression is not a matter of passion mirrored on the human face or revealed by a violent gesture. When I paint a picture, its every detail is expressive. -- Henri Matisse
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Action is a highroad to self-esteem. -- Bruce Lee
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We're all looking for the highest, fullest expression of ourselves as a human being. -- Oprah Winfrey
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You, being yourself, help others be themselves. Because you recognize your own uniqueness you will not need to dominate others, nor cringe before them. -- Jane Roberts
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The feelings which seek expression in words are mostly egotistical, since they seek to express what flatters our self-love and can show us, as we imagine, in the best light. -- Lorenzo Scupoli
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I choose to express myself. -- Dan Fogelberg
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Surrender to your own self, of which everything is an expression. -- Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
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Once you gave up the nervous craving to promote yourself, denigrate others, draw attention to your unique and special qualities, and ensure that you were first in the pecking order, you experienced an immense peace. -- Karen Armstrong
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The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people's expectations. -- Julia Cameron
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When we come in contact with our true self, we stop trying to be someone else. We fall in love with it and embrace it with all its flaws -- Assegid Habtewold
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people around you are reflections of your own identity. -- Jennifer Pierre
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Embracing human frailty, fallibility, and heartbreaking aloneness is crucial for any person seeking to attain self-actualization and self-realization. -- Kilroy J. Oldster
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Writing about oneself is an egotistical adventure unless the act of self-exploration revolves around the distinct goal of heightening a person's cache of knowledge, ideas, and level of self-awareness. -- Kilroy J. Oldster
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To be myself (I note) I need the illumination of other people's eyes, and therefore cannot be entirely sure what is my self. -- Virginia Woolf
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Some people explore who they think they might be. Then some people explore who they already are and empower it. -- Candice Swanepoel
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Self-actualizing people must be what they can be. -- Abraham Maslow
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What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere - it is an art form in itself. -- Anita Brookner
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By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. -- Edwin Bailey Elliott
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The most incredible beauty and the most satisfying way of life come from affirming your own uniqueness. -- Jane Fonda
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If you copy then it is not self-expression. -- Michael Schenker
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The world always makes sure that you cannot fool yourself for long about who you really think you are by showing you what truly matters to you. How you react to people and situations, especially when challenges arise, is the best indicator of how deeply you know yourself. -- Eckhart Tolle
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The more a person knows of himself, the more he will hesitate to define his nature and to assert what he must necessarily feel, and the more he will be astounded at his capacity to feel in unsuspected and unpredictable ways. -- Alan W. Watts
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the proof of an achieved self-esteem is your soul's shudder of contempt and rebellion against the role of a sacrificial animal, against the vile impertinence of any creed that proposes to immolate the irreplaceable value which is your consciousness and the incomparable glory which is your existence -- Ayn Rand
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You spend so much time wondering who you are, don't you think? You flounder about, searching for your identity, when most of the time it is plain as the nose on your face. You struggle with questions of purpose and need, and forget that the answers are found mostly inside yourselves. -- Terry Brooks
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Very unconscious people experience their own ego through its reflection in others. When you realize that what you react to in others is also in you (and sometimes only in you), you begin to become aware of your own ego. -- Eckhart Tolle
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Our self-expression is meant to be a manifestation of the silence of our hearts. -- Matthew Fox
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... Some people, under a nervous and self-effacing manner, conceal a great deal of vanity and self-satisfaction. -- Agatha Christie
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The habit of employing self-deception to maintain one's self esteem has often become so ingrained that the first step to developing accurate self-awareness is honest acknowledgment of the existence of hidden emotions, motives and tendencies in the mind without immediately suppressing them. -- Bhikkhu Analayo
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Actualization of self cannot be sought as a goal in its own right ... Rather, it seems to be a by-product of active commitment of one's talents to some cause, outside the self, such as the quest for beauty, truth, or justice. -- Sidney Jourard
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My purpose in performing is to communicate the joy I experience in living. -- John Denver
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There is an elegance to knowing who you are that will help you unfold a sweet tolerance for yourself. Knowing and liking yourself will then allow you to be kind and compassionate to others, deeply aware that they want the same things: love and contentment. -- Margaux Bergen
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The urge to transcend self-conscious selfhood is, as I have said, a principal appetite of the soul. -- Aldous Huxley
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The beauty of self realization lies in secretly working out within you everything that is virtuous, that is beautiful, that is joyful. -- Nirmala Srivastava
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For it is a mistake to think that talking to one's self is not natural. Powerful emotions often speak aloud -- Victor Hugo
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The self ... is not an organic thing that has a specific location, whose fundamental fate is to be born, to mature, to die; it is a dramatic effect arising diffusely from a scene that is presented. -- Erving Goffman
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Expression is the mystery of beauty. -- Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1St Baron Lytton
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All of the searching, all of the struggling, all of the efforting to find your true self is naturally revealed in open, relaxed simplicity. -- Gangaji
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Self-realization is a process of permanent auto-creation, an elaboration of the new man at the expense of the old. -- Nikolai Berdyaev
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We are most fully ourselves when we admit that we are emotional beings, that we are defined by the ways we find though our behavior to express all these myriad emotions constantly bubbling beneath the surface of us as we try our fragile best to reason our way through the world. -- Greg M. Epstein
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Being myself includes taking risks with myself, taking risks on new behavior, trying new ways of 'being myself', so that I can see who it is I want to be. -- Hugh Prather
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You are the expression of consciousness; your thoughts are the expression of you. -- Debasish Mridha
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Being aware of who you are, you will ensure that you do not waste your time spending energy on unnecessary things -- Sunday Adelaja
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We can help a person to be himself by our own willingness to steep ourselves temporarily in his world, in his private feelings and experiences. By our affirmation of the person as he is, we give him support and strength to take the next step in his own growth. -- Clark Moustakas
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To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives ... not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are. -- Ian Somerhalder
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The stories I tell myself about myself are contexts for what I believe is possible. These stories affect not only my attitudes about myself and others, but affect my behavior in what could become a self-fulfilling prophecy. -- Sharon Weil