51 You Don’t Know Me Quotes to Help You Gain Perspective

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Have you ever felt like you just don’t know someone, even though you’ve been talking to them for a while? That’s because you really don’t know them at all.

We are all constantly changing and evolving, which means that the person you talk to today may be completely different than the person you talk to tomorrow.

You Don’t Know Me Quotes List

This is especially true when it comes to our online interactions. The things we share on social media often give others a false sense of who we are.

In order to gain some perspective, check out these 51 you don’t know me quotes!

“You don’t know me, you only know the version of me that I have chosen to show you.” – Unknown
“The people you think you know the best are usually the ones whose actions surprise you the most.” – Unknown
“The more you get to know someone, the more you realize how little you know about them.” – Unknown
“You only see what I want you to see.” – Unknown
“I’m not who you think I am, I’m not who I think I am, I’m who I want you to think I am.” – Chuck Palahniuk
“We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” – André Berthiaume
“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” – Sigmund Freud
“There is no greater deception than appearing to be what you’re not.” – Mignon McLaughlin
“I have often thought the best way to define a man’s character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it comes down to it, he felt most deeply and vitally concerned. At such moments there is a voice inside him that speaks and says: This is the real me!” – William James
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin
“We judge others by their actions but ourselves by our intentions.” – Unknown
“It is very difficult to know oneself, because everything one perceives is colored by one’s own character.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Nobody really knows anybody.” – Bret Easton Ellis
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle
“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein
“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, to know one’s self.” – Benjamin Franklin
“If you want to improve you must first admit that you’re not perfect and have areas you need to work on.” – Unknown
“I’m tired of pretending to be something I’m not.” – Unknown
“You don’t really know a person until you walk a mile in their shoes.” – Unknown
“People will show you who they really are by what they do, not by what they say.” – Unknown
“People will show you who they really are by what they do, not by what they say.” – Unknown
“You act like you know me, but you don’t know anything about me. You don’t know what I’ve been through, you don’t know what I’m capable of, and you definitely don’t know what I’m thinking.” – Unknown
“You think you know me, but you have no idea. I’m not the person you think I am. I’m so much more than that. So much more than you could ever imagine.” – Unknown
“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” – Unknown
“You don’t really know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes.” – Unknown
“The more you learn about someone, the more likely you are to find out things you wish you never knew.” – Unknown
“Don’t judge somebody until you’ve heard their story.” – Unknown
“The only way to really get to know someone is by spending time with them.” – Unknown
“Just because you know my name, doesn’t mean you know my story.” – Unknown
“You don’t know what somebody’s been through, so be kind.” – Unknown
“Be careful who you pretend to be, because that’s who you are going to end up becoming.” – Kurt Vonnegut
“The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself.” – Confucius
“To know oneself, one should assert oneself.” – Albert Camus
“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you’ll be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” – Rudyard Kipling
“There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.” – Henri Matisse
“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” – Albert Camus
“It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“People can be more than what you see on the surface. They might look one way, but be completely different on the inside.” – Unknown
“There’s always more to a person than meets the eye.” – Unknown
“You can’t judge a book by its cover.” – Unknown
“The version of you that you show to the world is not always the real you.” – Unknown
“We are all lies wrapped around a core of truth.” – Unknown
“Most people don’t know me. And that’s fine by me.” – J.D. Salinger
“There are two sides to every story, and then there’s the truth.” – Unknown
“People only know what you let them know.” – John Green
“The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else.” – Unknown
“The version of me that you see is not the real me.” – Unknown
“You only know what I want you to know, you don’t know the half of it.” – Unknown
“I’m not who you think I am, I’m so much more than that.” – Unknown
“You don’t really know someone until you’ve seen them at their worst.” – Unknown
“There’s a lot you don’t know about me and there’s a lot I’m still discovering about myself.” – Unknown
“I’m not who I was yesterday and I won’t be the same person tomorrow.” – Unknown
“I’m constantly changing and evolving, just like you are.” – Unknown
“The person you see today is not the same person you’ll see tomorrow.” – Unknown

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