Something Inspirational – Always Be Yourself September 16, 2010Posted by Lauren Cooke in Inspiration.
Tags: e e cummings, Inspiration, inspirational quotes, Life, personality, poetry, self discovery
Just a short post today guys – I am only a few days away from having the internet at home, but for the meantime I am still having to cram them in my lunch hour. Which means, you have to read less of my gibbering on.
Anyway, anyone who knows me knows that above all else, I am myself. It sounds obvious, but I am very true to my personality, my feelings, and I am never really anyone but the me I feel I am inside. It is important to me, because I don’t want people to know a false version of myself. Maybe this sounds silly written down, but being true to what I think and feel is a top priority.
This is why this E. E. Cummings (awesome poet, I must add!) quote that I came across the other day seemed so apt. So, in the hope of inspiring you guys, here you go:
To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting”