One thing that people can’t see in life is the beauty of being different. You can’t stand out when you look like everyone else. You can’t do impossible things and inspire others when you are just as fearful as the others. You are afraid to put yourself in a position where people disagree with you. You don’t want to be criticized, abused, and disbelieved. Then wake up! To make a difference, you must let yourself be different.

You see, being different creates challenges. It forces you to look at things differently. Those inventions are created because of the way the inventor looked at things at that time. Those inventors can see things that other people couldn’t see. And they are those people who challenged the status of life and helped set in motion the events that changed our society.

Throughout history, some people were different and unique. Now, think of some of these people. Plato, Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Leonardo Da Vinci, Socrates, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Steven Jobs, and many more! They are all famous people in their field of expertise, and being different is what made them who they are. So, will you be your unique self and express to the world that? Or will you abdicate that part of you in favor of following the crowd? Start choosing your path. I know you will face different challenges, but you can do it because you are different!

If you are ready for a more positive experience in life, now is the time for you to make a difference. Look at whatever you have been doing differently. It is your time to do everything the best you can and be grateful for the life you want.

To inspire you, we give you the best quotes in life about being different.

“I want to say when I was little, like Maleficent, I was told I was different. And I felt out of place and too loud, too full of fire, never good at sitting still, never good at fitting in. And then one day I realized something – something I hope you all realize. Different is good. When someone tells you that you are different, smile and hold your head up and be proud.”

– Angelina Jolie

Being different is good! You see, someone will notice you, like the way Angelina Jolie experienced in her life.

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”

– Anita Roddick

Anita Roddick believes in the advice of her mother. She experienced that being different makes you stand out.

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”

– Oprah Winfrey

Being different will help you find your path to determine your calling in life. Oprah Winfrey finds out that the best way to discover what you love is somehow to become different from others.

“You can make life very simple or very complicated. Some people try to be what others want them to be. Others try to be different just to stand out. In both cases, they are changing themselves to impress others. Neither of these paths has a heart. Just be true to yourself. It’s that simple.”

– Mike Stutman

Life is surely complicated. Being different is not easy! Just be true to yourself and face the world with all your heart!

“I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.”

– Tila Tequila

Being different is beautiful. Tila Tequila gives advice on how to love yourself not because you are different, but because you are beautiful in different ways!

“You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything.”

– Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau says that being different makes you have the capacity for anything. That only means you can do anything if you believe in yourself and are not afraid of being different!

“The person who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The person who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever seen before.”

– Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a famous scientist, and he gave his clear advice to all people that being different can bring us into places that no one has ever seen before!

“Your lucky enough to be different, never change”

– Taylor Swift

If you are different, you are lucky in life!

“We are all born originals.”

– Edward Young

There is nothing wrong with you being different. You are original!

“I am different. Not less.”

– Temple Grandin

If people criticized you for not being a successful person, tell them you are different and not less!

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”

– Maya Angelou

You know what? Amazing life awaits you when you choose to be different from others!

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

– Apple Inc.

The world will see great potential in you! If you believe in yourself, and don’t be afraid of being different from others!

“To be nobody but yourself in a world doing its best to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human can ever fight and never stop fighting.”

– E. E. Cummings

In life, there is no easy battle. You fight and overcome. Be yourself!

“Being different is good; embrace it.”

– Simon Cowell

Don’t be ashamed of being different. Embrace it!


Take the time to remember what you learned about differences. Those life lessons that bring you joy and pleasure, keep them. For those that bring sorrow and pain, make it an inspiration to do better in life. Changing your mind means that you decide to grow up and see the world from your perspective.  When you do, you will free yourself.

That’s when you realize that it is not shameful when others judge you, criticize you, and curse you. You will open yourself to a love that you cannot even imagine. That is the power of being different. Do not be afraid to believe in yourself, and you will succeed in life.

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