I Am Who I Am Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old i am who i am quotes, i am who i am sayings, and i am who i am proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister... because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.     

Ronaldinho

I can't go against my nature because I am what I am. I don't try to be anyone different to who I am.     

Brian McDermott

Don't judge me, you can't handle half of what I've dealt with. There's a reason I do the things I do, there's a reason I am who I am.     

Varsha Sharma

One of the things that makes me who I am is the loyalty I have to people I hold close to my heart.     

Simone Elkeles

Because for whatever reason, even though I want to stay home all the time and be left alone, I want to tell the world who I am now.     

Fiona Apple

No, I am who I am. I'm not going to change for anybody.     

Calista Flockhart

I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.     

Jim Brown

I am who I am and I say what I think. I'm not putting a face on for the record.     

Eminem

I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Sooner or later something seems to call us onto a particular path... this is what I must do, this is what I've got to have. This is who I am.     

James Hillman

I am who I am because of the people who influenced me growing up, and many of them were gay. No one has any right to tell anyone what makes a family     

Drew Barrymore

I am who I am, born that way, and will die that way.     

Sharon Shinn

I think you have to take me for me. I am who I am.     

Harry Styles

I am who I am because of the people who I grew up with and where I'm from.     

Tim Duncan

I've realised that I am who I am and that is it. Like it or lump it. I'm not around to please anyone any more, and it's a huge relief.     

Kristin Scott Thomas

But people are going to say what they want to say. I know who I am, and I'm not perfect.     

Lea Michele

I love who I am, and I encourage other people to love and embrace who they are. But it definitely wasn't easy – it took me a while.     

Serena Williams

This is who I am. I'm not perfect. I don't want to try to be perfect.     

Michael Strahan

This is me. Don't judge, don't hate. I am who I am, I'm who God made me too be, an angel with a few scars and broken hearts and a voice that should be heard. I'm a solider and a fighter, I fight for love and I fight for those who need an angel too.     

Courtney Hood

My feeling is that labels are for canned food... I am what I am and I know what I am.     

Michael Stipe

I've always risen to the challenge and faced adversity; it's just a part of who I am.     

Erik Rutan

Accept me for my strength. Love me for my weakness. Be there for the good and the bad. Remember, I will never be who you want me to become -- I am who I am.     

Nishan Panwar

I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself.     

Mariah Carey

I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I've ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, everyday we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours.     

Nicholas Sparks

I like to live life in an understated way because that's who I am - an ordinary guy who has experienced an extraordinary journey.     

Simon Weston

You can be vegetarian and eat fish. It's your choice, just say: 'I am what I am.' There are no hardcore divisions anymore.     

Yotam Ottolenghi

I'm not hiding from anyone. I am who I am, and I'm not perfect.     

Justin Bieber

Its disheartening to read the really negative stuff, but at the same time, I know who I am, and Im comfortable with myself.     

Austin Carlile

My philosophy is it's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.     

Anthony Hopkins

There is nothing to prove and nothing to protect. I am who I am and it's enough.     

Richard Rohr

It's amazing. I can do anything. And do it well. Any good thing, I can do it. That's why I am who I am, yes, because God loves me and I'm amazed at it. I'm grateful for it.     

Maya Angelou

I am what I am and I'm a horrible liar. I can't do it. I'm just very candid.     

Pamela Anderson

The distance between who i am and who i want to be is separated only by my actions and words.     

Brian Solis

God made me the way I am and I accept myself. I am who I am and I'm proud of myself.     

Caster Semenya

Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remain the same: leave it to our bureaucrats and our police to see that our papers are in order. At least spare us their morality when we write.     

Michel Foucault

I am not generous about telling people who I am and what I like to do because it's my life and it only belongs to me and my friends and family.     

Elena Anaya

I am who I am, I am what I am, I do what I do and I ain't never gonna do it any different. I don't care who likes it and who don't.     

Buck Owens

Though none all these; not what I ought to be, not what I might be, not what I wish I hope to be, and not what I once was, I think I can truly say with the apostle, 'By the grace of God I am what I am,'     

John Newton

I am—yet what I am, none cares or knows; / My friends forsake me like a memory lost: / I am the self-consumer of my woes.     

John Clare

I am I plus my surroundings, and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.      

José Ortega y Gasset

Whatever people think I am or say I am, that's what I'm not.     

Alan Sillitoe

My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.     

Woody Allen

If I am not for myself who is for me? and being for my own self what am I? If not now when?     

Hillel 'The Elder'

I'm as clear as I can be to people as to what my views are.     

Mitt Romney

When I'm trusting and being myself ...everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously     

Shakti Gawain

When I do not know who I am, I serve you. When I know who I am, I am you.     

Indian Saying

We are to ourselves just what we think we are.     

Phineas Quimby

I wanted freedom to invent and reinvent myself. You have to tell the world, 'I define myself. I will not be defined.'     

Bill T. Jones

I had everything I'd hoped for, but I wasn't being myself. So I decided to be honest about who I was. It was strange. The people who loved me for being funny suddenly didn't like me for being...me.     

Ellen DeGeneres

I will not change for anyone other than myself. I will not settle for something just for the sake of getting acknowledged. I will respect my being before I respect someone else's. Today I pledge that I will only change for my own being: Myself.     

Mitali Bajaj

Is it fitting to consider what is impermanent, painful, and subject to change as, 'This is mine, this am I, this is myself?     

Pali Tripitaka

I am me, / I am a better version of what I was, / I am a newer version of who I am, / I am boss to no one but myself, / I am the fire in my soul, / I am the heart in my body, / I am me, / Who are you to say I'm not?     

Evan Burke

I am what I am / I am my own special creation / So come take a look / Give me the hook or the ovation / It's my world / That I want to have a little pride in / My world / And it's not a place I have to hide in / Life's not worth a damn / Till you can say / I am what I am.     

Mark Owen

I am what I am / I don't want praise I don't want pity / I bang my own drum / Some think it's noise I think it's pretty.     

Mark Owen

I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world, but still, I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am.     

John Newton

Because at the end of the day, I am what you made me. And you are, what I could never change.     

Nitya Prakash

See me for who I am, and then you'll see the real me.     

Anthony T. Hincks

I am all that hath been, and is, and shall be, and my veil no mortal has hitherto raised.     

Plutarch

I know that I am what I am. But I am not sure what I am.     

Mason Cooley

I'm not going to change; I'm very stubborn in this way. I am what I am.     

Ann Wojcicki

Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.     

Avril Lavigne

I am what I am: an individual, unique and different, with a lineal history of ancestral promptings and urgings, a history of dreams, desires, and of special experiences, all of which I am the sum total.     

Charlie Chaplin

I am what I am because early in life I decided that I would please at least myself in all things.     

Edmond Rostand

During much of my life, I was anxious to be what someone else wanted me to be. Now I have given up that struggle. I am what I am.     

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

My principles and core beliefs haven't changed in many years. You know, I don't change what I think with the wind just in order to perhaps attract more people. I am what I am, believe what I believe, and I say so.     

Rush Limbaugh

I am what I am and that's all that I am and if I'm supposed to be somebody else, why do I look like me?     

Benjamin Franklin

I was at a point where I was ready to say I am what I am because of what I am and if you like me I'm grateful, and if you don't, what am I going to do about it?     

Ann Bancroft