quotes about self

quotes about self


If you are looking for the 100 best and most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT SELF then you have come to the right place!

Let me tell you a secret: you my friend are capable of so many amazing things.

You are full of potential (true!).

You are also one of a kind and special (even truer!).

Don’t feel this way on a regular basis? Then read ahead…


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Without further ado here they are; the TOP 100 most inspirational QUOTES ABOUT SELF:



1 – Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire. St. Catherine of Sienna

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

3 – She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Deliah

4 – Don’t be afraid of being different; be afraid of being the same as everyone else.

5 – You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.

6 – What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more?

7 – To love yourself is to understand you don’t need to be perfect to be good.

8 – Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.

9 – What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.

10 – Embrace the glorious mess that you are. Elizabeth Gilbert



11 – If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. Marcus Garvey

12 – Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.  Ziad K. Abdelnour

13 – Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause. Cecilia Tran

14 – She believed she could, so she did. R.S Grey

15 – Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw

16 – An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly. Unknown

17 – When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t. Unknown

18 – Self-love is the greatest medicine.

19 – I am who I am. Not who you think I am. Not who you want me to be. I am me. Brigitte Nicole

20 – He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow



21 – Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. Brene Brown

22 – Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean me first, it means me too. L.R. Knost

23 – If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. Napoleon Hill

24 – You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody. Maya Angelou

25 – I am surrounded by love. Louise Hay

26 – It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who you choose to be. Sanhita Baruah

27 – How you treat yourself is how you are inviting the world to treat you. Unknown

28 – Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. Lucille Ball

29 – Comparison is an act of violence against the self. Iyanla Vanzant

30 – The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. Diane Von Furstenberg


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31 – Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius

32 – The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell

33 – It is not what you are that holds you back. It is what you think you are not. Unknown

34 – There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty. Dr. Steve Maraboli

35 – Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, and magical person that you are. Unknown

36 – Your goal is not to be better than anybody else. It’s to be better than you used to be. Karen Salmansohn

37 – Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson

38 – Note to self: I’m going to make you so proud.

39 – Self-discipline begins with the master of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do.

40 – Self-love, self-respect, self-worth: there’s a reason they all start with “self” – you can’t find them in anyone else.



41 – Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life keep peace in your soul. Max Ehrmann

42 – Your most important sale in life is to sell yourself to yourself. Maxwell Maltz

43 – Own who you are. Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest thing we will ever do. Brene Brown

44 – Self-care isn’t selfish. It’s self-esteem. Ashley Judd

45 – Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your handbrake on. Maxwell Maltz

46 – Just in case you have forgotten today: you matter. You are loved. You are magical.

47 – If you care what other people think, you will always be their prisoner. Lao Tzu

48 – There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine. Marianne Williamson

49 – If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.

50 – Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. Louise Hay


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51 – Stop chasing things that are beneath the truth of who you are. You matter. Iyanla Vanzant

52 – Self-love is crucial because your external world will reflect how you feel about yourself. Self-love also gives you a safety net to take risks and go after your dreams.

53 – Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. Buddha

54 – Everything you need, your courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.

55 – Our first and last love is self-love. Christian Nestell Bovee

56 – Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. Harvey Fierstein

57 – Your greatest strength is to know exactly who you are. Ashton Long

58 – Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.

59 – The wounded heart learns self-love by first overcoming low self-esteem. Bell Hooks

60 – Instead of becoming a victim of your life become a student of life and watch yourself become a better woman for it. Brittany Moses



61 – Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakes. Carl Jung

62 – You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. Oprah Winfrey

63 – The surest way to lose your self-worth is by trying to find it through the eyes of others. Becca Lee

64 – Sometimes the relationship you need to rescue is the one you have with yourself.

65 – We are stars wrapped in skin. The light you are seeking has always been within.

66 – Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. Pema Chodron

67 – Choose every day to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love. Alison Malee

68 – You owe yourself the love that you freely give to other people. Unknown

69 – Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat. Warsan Shire

70 – Note to self: the world needs you to show up today. You are powerful, you are valuable and what you believe changes the world.



71 – Everything you need is already inside you. Don’t wait for others to light your fire. You have your own matches.

72 – Tell yourself: everything will work out. Things will get better. You are important. You are worthy of great things. You are loveable. The time is now. This too shall pass. You can be who you really are. The best is yet to come. You are strong. You can do this. We believe what we tell ourselves.  Doe Zantamata

73 – Beautiful girl you were made to do hard things so believe in yourself. Your potential is endless.

74 – You are worthy of care, self-compassion and renewal. Never forget how wildly capable you are.

75 – Don’t just be good to others. Be good to yourself. Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing.

76 – You are a masterpiece handpicked by God. You are loved. You are a person of extreme value and significance.

77 – My self-esteem is high because I honor who I am. Louise Hay

78 – Self-love is making your physical, mental and emotional health a priority. Anastasia Amour

79 – In order to change my life outside, I must change inside. The moment I am willing to change it, it is amazing how the Universe begins to help me. It brings me what I need.

80 – Never allow someone else’s actions to convince you that you aren’t worthy of love, respect and happiness. You are. Charles Orlando



81 – You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own. D.M. Dellinger

82 – Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s all about accepting all of yourself. Tyra Banks

83 – Be who you are, not who the world wants you to be. The best project you’ll ever work on is you.

84 – I’m still learning to love the parts of myself that no one claps for. Rudy Francisco

85 – You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. Imperfections are not inadequacies, they are reminders that we’re all in this together. Brene Brown

86 – Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It is sanity. Katrina Meyer

87 – What consumes your mind controls your life.  The only way to escape is change.

88 – You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.

89 – Do your thing and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey

90 – Don’t ever doubt your worth.



91 – When you’re different sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t. Jodi Piccoult

92 – You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying. You are beautiful. Steve Maraboli

93 – Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because someone’s version of reality is not your reality. Shannon L. Alder

94 – Self-love is a good thing but self-awareness is more important. You need to once in a while go, “uh, I’m kind of an asshole.” Louis C.K

95 – You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees the light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. Every second that you spend on doubting your worth, every moment that you use to criticize yourself is a second of your life wasted, is a moment of your life thrown away. It’s not like you have forever, so don’t waste any of your seconds, don’t throw even one of your moments away. C. Joybell

96 – Lighten yourself up. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness. Deborah Day

97 – I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art. Madonna

98 – How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. Rupi Kaur

99 – The only person who can pull me down is myself and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore. C. Joybell

100 – One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder


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