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Self Esteem begins here: anyone who does not like you is an idiot. Really -aren't they? You are gorgeous, talented and fabulous. ~Chellie Campbell
Whoever you are, there is some younger person who thinks you are perfect. There is some work that will never be done if you don't do it. There is someone who would miss you if you were gone. There is a place that you alone can fill. ~Jacob M. Braude
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James
I wonder why it is that we so often imprison ourselves in the opinions of other people. There can be no punishment worse than conspiring in our own diminishment. ~Dawna Markova
It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to. ~W.C. Fields
The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else.
~E. E. Cummings
Reading Hello World out loud as a bold declaration is a great way to boost your self-esteem and uplift your mood and attitude.
It is rewarding to find someone you like, but it is essential to like yourself. It is quickening to recognize that someone is a good and decent human being, but it is indispensable to view yourself as acceptable. It is a delight to discover people who are worthy of respect and admiration and love, but it is vital to believe yourself deserving of these things. ~Jo Coudert
The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself. ~Lao-Tzu
Self-esteem is different than conceit. Conceit is the weirdest disease in the world. It makes everyone sick except the one who has it. ~Hartman Rector, Jr.
Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence. ~Gary Zukav
The greatest success is successful self-acceptance. ~Ben Sweet
The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. ~Sonya Friedman
Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others. ~Parker Palmer
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. ~Louise L. Hay
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater for their establishment. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
The strongest single factor in aquiring abundance is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it. ~ Jerry Gillies
Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. ~Claude Bissell
All that you need is deep within you waiting to unfold and reveal itself. All you have to do is be still and take time to seek for what is within and you will surely find it. ~Eileen Caddy
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving. ~Maxwell Maltz
"No One On Earth Exists Quite Like You"
You are a unique individual with valuable experiences, talents and perspectives that no one else has.
Check out this Only You Poem and feel just how awesome and special you are.
Learn to value yourself, which means: to fight for your happiness. ~Ayn Rand
You can’t build joy on a feeling of self-loathing. ~Ram Dass
I forgive myself for having believed for so long that...
I was never good enough to have, get, be what I wanted. ~Ceanne DeRohan
It's not your job to like me...it's MINE! ~Byron Katie
I was once afraid of people saying, "Who does she think she is?" Now I have the courage to stand and say, "This is who I am." ~Oprah Winfrey
Be yourself. If you water yourself down to please people or to fit in or to not offend anyone, you lose the power, the passion, the freedom and the joy of being uniquely you. It's much easier to love yourself when you are being yourself. ~Dan Coppersmith
Self-love, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting. ~William Shakespeare
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself. ~Barbara De Angelis
Seek respect mainly from thyself, for it comes first from within. ~Steven Coogler
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself. ~Pythagoras
When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. ~Jean Shinoda Bolen
When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open and love steps forth to heal everything in sight. ~Michael Bridge
When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too. ~Jake Steinfeld
Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. ~Charles Dickens
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. People who do not experience self-love have little or no capacity to love others. ~Nathaniel Branden
You are much deeper, much broader, much brighter than any idea you could have of yourself. ~Harry Palmer
Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults. ~Les Brown
Life is so much easier and more enjoyable when you love being You.
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When you love yourself first, everything else falls into place.
You deserve this.