"You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself."
~ Pearl Bailey
"You rose into my life like a promised sunrise, brightening my days with the light in your eyes. I've never been so strong. Now I'm where I belong."
~ Maya Angelou
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
~ Dr. Seuss
"I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you."
~ Walt Whitman
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others."
~ David Soul
"I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it--and that's all I got."
~ Sabrina Ward Harrison
"No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other." [Read as a metaphor it is nonetheless poignant.]
~ Frank Lloyd Wright
"It is no good casting out devils. They belong to us, we must accept them and be at peace with them."
~ D.H. Lawrence
"The particular human chain we're part of is central to our individual identity. Even if we loathe our families, in order to know ourselves, we seem to need to know about them, just as prologue. Not to know is to live with some of the disorientation and anxiety of the amnesiac."
~ Elizabeth Stone
"All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential."
~ Harvey Milk
"The best mirror is an old friend."
~ George Herbert
"The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are."
~ Goldie Hawn