I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) Swiss political philosopher and essayist.
This is what the painter, the poet, the speculative philosopher, and the natural scientists do, each in his own fashion.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.
Is the acorn better than the oak which is its fullness and completion?
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.