116 Powerful Comparison Quotes to Help You See Your Uniqueness

If you are searching for some inspirational Comparison Quotes, I think that the below quotes will really resonate with you.

Do you find yourself from time to another making comparison with others? And have you ever felt that you are not having luck. Perhaps you feel that you don’t belong to the right country, or the right town?

Do you ever surf the social media and feel envious at the lives of so called ‘influencers’ that seems to you perfect? The next time that you start making comparison with others, use the achievements of others as a source of inspiration and motivation for you to start setting exciting goals and working towards achieving them.

Try to develop a positive mindset that helps you believe in yourself! Instead of letting the achievements of others destroy you, use them as a tool that inspires and encourages you to take positive actions.

I hope that the following Comparison Quotes will offer you more inspiration to enjoy living your own life, take your own journey and keep working towards reaching your own goals and dreams.

Best Comparison Quotes

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1. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde

2. “You don’t have to live up to anyone else’s standards, you don’t have to look like anyone else, you don’t have to compare yourself to anyone else.” – Lizzie Velasquez

3. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

4. “I’m humble enough to know I’m not better than anybody and wise enough to know I’m different from the rest.” – Unknown

5. “There’s competition at every phase of your life. The day we start thinking about it, you lose your peace of mind. I don’t compete with anyone.” – Rakul Preet Singh

6. “If you think you can do better, then do better. Don’t compete with anyone; just yourself.” – Bob Fosse

7. “Be confident. Too many days are wasted comparing ourselves to others and wishing to be something we aren’t. Everybody has their own strengths and weaknesses, and it is only when you accept everything you are – and aren’t – that you will truly succeed.” – Unknown

8. “The fastest way to kill something special is to compare it to something else.” – Unknown

9. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” – Dalai Lama XIV

10. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice that yours is greener.” – Unknown

Quotes on Comparing Your Life to Someone Else

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11. “Don’t compare your beginnings to someone else’s middle.” – Tim Hiller, ‘Strive: Life is Short, Pursue What Matters’

12. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

13. “Let it go. You can’t move forward if you keep looking back.” – April Harding, ‘Finding Peace, Fulfillment, and Contentment Being Single’

14. “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside you.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. “We’re only envious of those already doing what we were made to do. Envy is a giant, flashing arrow pointing us toward our destiny.” – Glennon Doyle Melton

16. “Do what works for you. You don’t have to be Michael Jordan; you just have to do what you’re comfortable with.”

17. “Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.”- Fannie Flagg

18. “Channel your envy into purpose.”

19. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.”- Brené Brown

20. “Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?” – Danielle LaPorte

21. “Focus on what others have and you feel that you have so little. Focus on what you do have and you realize that you have so much.”― Hrishikesh Agnihotri

22. “I will not reason and compare; my business is to create.” – William Blake, Jerusalem

Quotes About Comparing Yourself to Others

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22. “Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.” – Marquis de Condorcet

24. “Comparison is the death of joy.” ― Mark Twain

25. “Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine!” – Jennie Finch

26. “Comparison is the root cause of all evil. Why compare when no two people are alike?” ― Haresh Sippy

27. “Comparison drives you to the dead end of your dream, your vision and your destiny.” ― Eugenia Herlihy

28. “Why do you compare yourself to others? Can you carry weight of others on your shoulders?” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

29. “Comparison kills creativity. Stop comparing and start creating.” – Anonymous

30. “Do not compare yourself to anybody!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

31. “Don’t compare your weaknesses to someone else’s strengths.” – Anonymous

32. “Learn not to compare yourself to other people because comparison will clip your wings and shoot you down.”― Eugenia Herlihy

33. “Comparison is a slippery slope to jealousy.” – Danielle LaPorte

34. “Your story is unique and so so different and not worthy of comparison.” – Anonymous

Comparison Quotes to Help You Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

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35. “The only person you should try to be better than is who you were yesterday.” – Unknown

36. “Don’t compare your life with others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.”― Anonymous

37. “Comparing yourself does more damage than any other self-destructive habit.”― Sarvesh Jain

38. “Comparing yourself with others is one of the highest forms of self-destruction and people who love themselves don’t destroy themselves.”― Sarvesh Jain

39. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

Comparison Quotes To Maintain Self Esteem

40. “Comparison is the thief of all joy.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

41. “Whatever your passion is, keep doing it. Don’t waste time chasing after success or comparing yourself to others. Every flower blooms at a different pace.” — Suzy Kassem

42. “I feel lost not doing art, unsatisfied, anxious, bored. Everything else in comparison seems not terribly important.” — Nancy Crow

43. Comparison is the most dangerous acquaintance love can make.” — Soren Kierkegaard

44. “The ego knows itself by comparison.” — Richard Rohr

45. “Comparison leads to violence.” — Mandy Patinkin

46. “It is the saints who know what being in love is all about. Earthly love pales by comparison.” — Thomas Dubay

47. “People who are insecure about themselves will avoid social comparisons that are potentially threatening to their self-esteem.” — Albert Bandura

48. “God endowed you with a glory when he created you, a glory so deep and mythic that all creation pales in comparison.” — John Eldredge

49. “Everyone is born unique. No comparison is possible. You are you, and I am I.” — Rajneesh

Comparison Quotes that Will Change the Way You Think

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50. “Trying to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” ― Marilyn Monroe

51. “Comparison is an act of violence committed against one’s self.”― Clyde Lee Dennis

52. “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Unknown

53. “It has nothing to do with who I am as compared to everyone else. It has everything to do with who I am in companionship with God.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough

54. “There is no need for comparison. Be happy with yourself and find satisfaction in your work.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

55. “Comparison is the most poisonous element in the human heart because it destroys ingenuity and it robs peace and joy.”― Euginia Herlihy

56. “Look in the mirror rather than at your neighbor.” – Frank Sonnenberg

57. “You are not required to perform like them, you are required to perform like you.”― Bangambiki Habyarimana

58. “Comparison can turn friends into adversaries.”― Frank Sonnenberg

59. “Don’t compare the size of your roof with the size of the sky.”― Amit Kalantri

60. “Comparison is bad news, stay away from it as far as possible.”― Euginia Herlihy

61. “Comparison is a waste of energy. Every individual is unique with unique talents. Find your passion and live your best life.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

Uplifting Quotes About Comparison To Give Us Perspective

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62. “Don’t compare yourself to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.”- Regina Brett

63. “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” – Allen Ginsberg

64. “Have more than you show, and speak less than you know.” – William Shakespeare

65. “You don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.”- Oprah Winfrey

66. “Focus on your journey, not the destination.” – Greg Anderson

67. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” – Coco Chanel

68. “God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.” – William Shakespeare

69. “If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.” – David Carradine

70. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton

71. “Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

Inspirational Comparison Quotes on Faith and Love

72. “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” – Philip Pullman

73. “Compare your life only with the commandments of God. Be like God. He is the mighty being that dwells in you.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

74. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou

75. “About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.” – Rita Mae Brown

76. “Be yourself, don’t take anything from anyone, and never let them take you alive.” – Gerard Way

77. “You are you. Now, isn’t that pleasant?” – Dr. Seuss

78. “Comparison leads to lack of contentment.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

79. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” – Coco Chanel

Thought-provoking Comparison Quotes

80. “Personality begins where comparison ends.” – Karl Lagerfeld

81. “Never never never compare yourself to the beautiful girls. There’s always someone gorgeous who will make you feel like you’re not. It’s a total confidence buster!” – Taylor Swift

82. “Why compare yourself to others? No one is the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.” – Anonymous

83. “Never compare your journey with someone else’s. Your journey is your journey, not a competition.” – Anonymous

84. “Make certain that your goals are not measured in comparison with others.” – Denis Waitley

85.  “Beauty is a relation, and the apprehension of it a comparison.” – Gerard Manley Hopkins

86. “Comparisons do ofttime great grievance.” – John Lydgate

87. “The death of contentment is comparison.” – Steven Furtick

88. “The problem with comparison is that you always feel either better than someone else or worthless compared to someone else.” – Dillon Burroughs

89. “Don’t compare yourself to others. That’s a battle you can never win.” – Michelle Parsons

Quotes About Comparison To Help Keep Going

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90. “Comparing yourself to others is like cursing yourself.” — Nitin Namdeo

91. “Comparing your bad with their good doesn’t make any sense.” — Nitin Namdeo

92. “Two humans are completely different from each other, comparing them is like insulting nature.” — Nitin Namdeo

93. “Don’t compare your weakness to their strength.” — Nitin Namdeo

94. “The biggest self-abuse in the world is to compare yourself to others.” — Nitin Namdeo

95. “The cheapest act you can do is to compare yourself to someone else.” — Nitin Namdeo

96. “Comparison and lack of self-confidence is the reason for jealousy.” — Nitin Namdeo

97. “Comparison takes away your delight and brings suffering in return.” — Nitin Namdeo

98. “Comparison kills your creativity and makes your dreams blurry.” — Nitin Namdeo

99. “If you know what the purpose of your life is, you will never compare yourself to anyone.” — Nitin Namdeo

Comparison Quotes To Embrace Self-Love

100. “Don’t compare yourself with others. You are one of a kind!” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

101. “It’s hard to stop people comparing their world with the world they imagine you to have.” ― Carla H Krueger

102. “The position of a hero is not for the comparison, it is a reference point” ― Amit Kalantri

103. “If you have an old habit of competing and comparing yourself with others, then you are still living your life like a sperm. GROW UP!!” ― Saurabh Sharma

104. “Comparison is the enemy to creativity.” ― E’yen A. Gardner

105. “Never stretch your neck to see who is not doing it big. Look into your bosom, and realize that you can do it bigger! Go, create a brighter picture!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

106. “Comparing kills fulfillment.” ― Todd Stocker

107. “Waste no time to compare yourself with others. Find your soul.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

108. “Run your own race. Fear creeps in when we compare ourselves too much with others.” ― Sanchita Pandey

109. “Comparison is the root of all feelings of inferiority. The moment you begin examining other people’s strengths against your most obvious weaknesses, your self-esteem starts to crumble!” ― James C. Dobson

More Comparison Quotes and Sayings

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110. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi

111. “Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland

112. “To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” – E.E. Cummings

113. “Everything in life is easier when you don’t concern yourself with what everybody else is doing.”

114. “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

115. “Where’s your will to be weird?” – Jim Morrison

116. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” – Oscar Wilde

Final Thoughts About Comparison Quotes

I hope that you have liked and enjoyed these powerful Comparison Quotes.

On one hand, comparing ourselves to others can encourage us to look for personal-improvement and offer us help to achieve success. On the other hand, it can make us feel negative about ourselves and become envious and low-confident.

So, it better for us to focus on our unique strengths and try to overcome our weaknesses to become the very best version of ourselves.

Hopefully, these comparison quotes have reminded you to be yourself and never allow comparison with others to impact your self-confidence.

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