Self Definition

Person…ality

“Personality is the supreme realization of the innate idiosyncrasy of a living being. It is an act of high courage flung in the face of life.” – Carl Jung

Follow YOUR Path

“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without; to follow one’s own path, not that of the crowd.” – Nicholas Tharcher

Face the Truth

“Care no more for the opinion of others…Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” – Katherine Mansfield

I Know What You Need

“We have three innate psychological needs – competence, autonomy, and relatedness. When those needs are satisfied, we’re motivated, productive, and happy.” – Daniel H. Pink

It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

“What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?” – Immanuel Kant

Essential Independence

“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without: to follow one’s own path, not that of the crowd.” – Nicholas Tharcher

Essential Freedom

“Freedom is essential to the pursuit of happiness. Freedom is essential to artistic evolution and expression. Freedom is essential to the expansion of the human mind. Freedom is essential to the development and application of basic humanitarianism. Freedom is essential to the creation of an individual’s will, motivations, preferences, and unique talents. In essence, freedom is essential to the success and progress of humanity.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

Think for Yourself

“The first step away from being manipulated, and towards a more autonomous outlook, is to stand back from a set of responses and think.” – Jonathan Glover

Knowledge is Power

“‘Self-knowledge is better than self-control any day.’ Raquel said firmly. ‘And I know myself well enough to know how I act around cookies.” – Claudia Gray

Risk

“There’s something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.” – Drew Barrymore