13 Quotes About Self-Expression

Sometimes, to get motivated, inspired, or in-touch with your authentic self, all you need is a good quote.

Check out these 13 quotes about self-expression:

John Cho: “Good things will come from self-expression.” 

Seamus Heaney:
“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.” 

Brenda Ueland:
“Everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express.” 

Bernard Williams: “If there’s one theme in all my work, it’s about authenticity and self-expression. It’s the idea that some things are, in some real sense, really you—or express what you and others aren’t.” 

Martha Graham:
“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 will be lost.” 

Ansel Adams:
“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.” 

Deeyah Khan:
“Self-expression should not be a challenge that demands extraordinary talent but should be a right accessible to all.” 

Isaac Hayes:
“Self-expression is always a right, but it’s still not there to be abused.” 

Noam Chomsky: “If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” 

Criss Jami:
“Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle.” 

Octavio Paz: “To the poet fated to be a poet, self-expression is as natural and as involuntary as breathing is to us ordinary mortals.” 

Michael Schenker: “If you copy then it is not self-expression.”

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