19 Best Inspiring Quotes About Self Portrait

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Self-portrait teaches us how we see ourselves and what we think about ourselves. It is about self-understanding. Here are some best inspirational quotes about self portrait that will motivate you to know and understand yourself.

Best Quotes About Self Portrait

1. “I want to be inside your darkest everything” ― Frida Kahlo

2. “Everything is a self-portrait. A diary. Your whole drug history’s in a strand of your hair. Your fingernails. The forensic details. The lining of your stomach is a document. The calluses on your hand tell all your secrets. Your teeth give you away. Your accent. The wrinkles around your mouth and eyes. Everything you do shows your hand.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

3. “As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.” ― Oprah Winfrey

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4. “The most adventurous journey to embark on; is the journey to yourself, the most exciting thing to discover; is who you really are, the most treasured pieces that you can find; are all the pieces of you, the most special portrait you can recognize; is the portrait of your soul.” ― C. JoyBell C.

5. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best.” ― Frida Kahlo

6. “All my images are self-portraits, even when I’m not in them.” ― Nuno Roque

7. “Creating a self-portrait sounds easy, but to describe oneself with bandages and all, a person must place their inspirational, mundane, vulgar, and dross experiences into a fitting perspective, which entails describing how encounters with other humanoids influenced him or her.” ― Kilroy J. Oldster

8. “To take that picture would have been an awful thing to do. So again, I turned away without even looking through the viewfinder.” ― Rachel Lyon

9. “Each step forward to become the person we make it harder to go backward, to return to the shadowy, private world of closed doors and shuttered windows. The experience, the awakening of one’s true self, after being so long suppressed, can never be adequately explained with language” ― Lili Elbe

10. “The spectacle is the ruling order’s nonstop discourse about itself, its never-ending monologue of self-praise, its self-portrait at the stage of totalitarian domination of all aspects of life.” ― Guy Debord

11. “We prefer to go deformed and distorted all our lives rather than not resemble the portrait of ourselves which we ourselves have first drawn. It’s absurd. We run the risk of warping what’s best in us” ― Andre Gide

12. “Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern did you choose? It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

13. “He’s right-handed, so I told him to draw his self-portrait with his left hand because it’d look so ugly it’d look realistic. Since he’s a DC politician, I figured a little reality was needed in his life.” ― Jarod Kintz

14. “Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.” ― Ted Key

15. “When I did my self-portrait, I left all the pimples out because you always should. Pimples are a temporary condition and they don’t have anything to do with what you really look like. Always omit the blemishes—they’re not part of the good picture you want.” ― Andy Warhol

16. “Making a decision based on fear is like painting a self-portrait of someone else.” ― Charles F. Glassman

17. “I want to see what a new self-portrait would look like after I’ve stood up for myself.” ― Kacen Callender

18. “We are nothing more than molded clay given breath, but we are nothing less than divine self-portraits.” ― N.D. Wilson

19. “Home as an allegory for self. A self-portrait of our choices. And our blind spots.” ― Louise Penny