This page contains an abundance of self-esteem quotes, self worth quotes and self love quotes. May You find something here that helps you love yourself.
You may also find the Self-Esteem Tips page valuable.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ~Plato
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. ~Richard Bach
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. ~Kurt Cobain
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. ~Albert Einstein
Because your existence in time and space is unique, there are lives that only you can touch. ~Harry Palmer
If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. ~Fred Rogers
If we really love ourselves, everything in our life works. ~Louise Hay
Reading Hello World out loud as a bold declaration is a great way to boost your self-esteem and uplift your mood and attitude.
People who do not love themselves can adore others, because adoration is making someone else big and ourselves small. They can desire others, because desire comes out of a sense of inner incompleteness, which demands to be filled. But they can not love others, because love is an affirmation of the living growing being in all of us. If you don't have it, you can't give it. ~Andrew Matthews
When the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take better care of it there. ~Cecil Selig
A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life. ~Andrew Matthews
Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything. You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets. ~Clark Moustakas
When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. ~Samuel Johnson
You really have to look inside and find your inner strength, and say, "I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself. ~Mariah Carey
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes. ~Sally Field
Don't let what you are being get in the way of what you might become. ~Harry Palmer
Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ~Wendy Wasserstein
All things splendid have been achieved by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. ~Bruce Barton
If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. ~Vincent Van Gogh
It's not what you are that holds you back, It's what you think you're not. ~Denis Waitley
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business. ~Michael J. Fox
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ~Michael Jordan
High self-esteem isn't a luxury. It's a necessity for anyone who has important goals to achieve. ~Jack Canfield
Self-esteem is as necessary to the spirit as food is to the body. ~Dr. Maxwell Maltz
We can never do the right thing as long as we are out to please someone else. ~Alice Miller
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. ~Helen Keller
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with. ~Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
When we are no longer able to change a situation... We are challenged to change ourselves. ~Viktor Frankl
I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot... and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. ~Michael Jordan
As you grow in self-esteem, your face, manner, way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive. ~Nathaniel Branden
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
I began to understand that self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it. ~Gloria Steinem
Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are, not in being better than someone else. ~Nathaniel Branden
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. ~Doris Mortman
Life is so much easier and more enjoyable when you love and honor You.
If you enjoyed these self esteem quotes, check out the Hello World Self Esteem Poster
When you love yourself first, everything else falls into place.
You deserve to feel good.