Favorite Quotations ~  Being Unique The Secret

"Every fine story must leave in the mind of the sensitive reader an intangible residuum of pleasure, a cadence, a quality of voice that is exclusively the writer's own, individual, unique." ~ Willa Cather

Writings that changed the world

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. ~  Martha Graham

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. ~ Walt Disney

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. ~ Coco Chanel

Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of Time, you are incomparable. ~ Brenda Ueland

While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die -- whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness ~ Gilda Radner

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. ~ Mary Dunbar

How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception. - Alfred de Musset

The desire to be singular and to astonish by ways out of the common seems to me to be the source of many virtues. ~ Marie de Sevigne

Rejoice in who you are! It is your uniqueness that will breathe life into your art. ~ Lisa Campbell Ernst

Meeting people unlike oneself does not enlarge one’s outlook; it only confirms one’s idea that one is unique. ~ Elizabeth Bowen

Cherish forever what makes you unique, ‘cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes! ~ Bette Midler

There is only one you in all time. ~ Martha Graham

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