Self Worth Quotes and Self Esteem Quotes

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We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. ~Mary Dunbar


When people believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. ~Norman Vincent Peale


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. ~Eleanor Roosevelt


Don't you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are. ~Jo Blackwell-Preston


There is a Divine and Infinite potential within every soul, an intimate access to the mind of God and the passion of the Universe ~K. Allen Kay


Yours is the energy that makes your world. There are no limitations to the self except those you believe in.
~Jane Roberts


Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. ~Robert Collier


I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in darkness, The astonishing light of your own being. ~Hafiz


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


Wouldn't it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out. ~Alan Cohen


If you're wearing a disguise for too long, it will be difficult for the mirror to recognize you. At the end of the day I hope you become the person they didn't expect you to be. Be proud to wear you. ~Dodinsky


You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are. ~Yogi Bhajan


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Tell me how a person judges his or her self-esteem and I will tell you how that person operates at work, in love, in sex, in parenting, in every important aspect of existence - and how high he or she is likely to rise. The reputation you have with yourself - your self-esteem - is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life.
~Nathaniel Branden


Having a low opinion of yourself is not "modesty". It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not "egotism". It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success. ~Bobbe Sommer


Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection. ~Buddha


Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.
~Nathaniel Branden


People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. ~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


Appreciation and self-love are the most important tools that you could ever nurture. Appreciation of others, and the appreciation of yourself is the closest vibrational match to your Source Energy of anything that we've ever witnessed anywhere in the Universe. ~Abraham


Everybody is unique. Compare not yourself with anybody else lest you spoil God’s curriculum.
~Rabbi Israel ben Eliezer


All things splendid have been achieved by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. ~Bruce Barton


By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before. ~Edwin Elliot


Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. ~Malcolm S. Forbes


Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid. ~Albert Einstein


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Wouldn't it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out. ~Alan Cohen


Enjoy your body. Use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or what other people think of it. It's the greatest instrument you will ever own. ~Mary Schmich


There is so much love in your heart that you could heal the planet. ~Louise Hay


Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it. ~Thaddeus Golas


You are as amazing as you let yourself be. Let me repeat that. You are as amazing as you let yourself be. ~Elizabeth Alraune


You are wonderful. Valuable. Worthwhile. Lovable. Not because others think so. Self worth comes from only one place: self. ~Karen Salmansohn


You would not exist if you did not have something to bring to the table of life. ~Herbie Hancock


So long as you are still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself. ~Neale Donald Walsch


Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. ~Don Miguel Ruiz


I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it. ~Johnny Depp


From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul because each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible. I am just myself and you are just yourself. There is nobody else in the world you can be compared with. ~Osho


I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. ~Lucille Ball


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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


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


Build Self Esteem Quotes - You Are Worthy!


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.
~Marva Collins


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.
~Eleanor Roosevelt


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


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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


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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


More Self Esteem Quotes - You Are A Blessing!


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


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.
~Harry Palmer


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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


More Self Esteem Quotes - You Are Enough!


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


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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


Whatever good things we build end up building us. ~Jim Rohn


Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. ~Dale E. Turner


Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't - you're right. ~Henry Ford


You are indebted to you imagination for three-fourths of your importance. ~David Garrick


Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish. ~Sam Walton


Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable. ~Zig Ziglar


Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. ~Baltasar Gracian


Self pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in the world. ~Helen Keller


Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world making the most of one's best. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick


Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life. ~Joe Clark


Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality. ~Les Brown


More Self Esteem Quotes - You Are Delightful!


Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. ~Richard Bach


The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself. ~Dale Carnegie


Trust yourself, then you will know how to live. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are.
~Johann Friedrich Von Schiller


Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back. ~Princess Diana


The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work. ~Brian Tracy


He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away. ~Raymond Hull


We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do. ~Ethel Barrett


The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do. ~James Allen


There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self. ~Hindu Proverb


There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. ~Aldous Huxley


To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives. ~Denis Waitley


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A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves. ~Jean De La Bruyere


I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this. ~A. C. Benson


If you put a small value on yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. ~Unknown Author


Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. ~Albert Einstein


Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on. ~Maxwell Maltz


When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. ~Will Rogers


Never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning. ~Anthony Trollope


Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. ~Thomas Carlyle


Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~Theodore Roosevelt


The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself. ~Rita Mae Brown


The rare moment is not the moment when there is something worth looking at, but the moment when we are capable of seeing. ~Joseph Wood Krutch


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ~Marcel Proust


Self Esteem Quotes - You Make A Difference!


There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~Anaïs Nin


It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~George Eliot


There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist,
or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~Denis Waitley


It is not our abilities that show what we truly are…it is our choices. ~Dumbledore


The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins. ~Bob Moawad


Never was there anything outside of you. Never shall there be. The infinite expressed, a celebration to discover, YOU are the ONE. ~Harry Palmer


You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You're on your own. And you know what you know.
And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go. ~Dr. Seuss


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