#self-esteem

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108 Greatest Quotes About Self Esteem


Your self esteem is like a notch below Kafka's. Woody Allen
I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did. Henry James
Self-esteem is something you have to earn! The only way to achieve self-esteem is to work hard. People have an obligation to live up to their potential. Bette Midler
Last time I talked to her she didn't sound like herself. She's depressed. It's awful what happens when people run out of money. They start thinking they're no good. Barbara Kingsolver
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. William James
A better you means a better universe. Jim Carrey
The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone. Ayn Rand
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. Mother Teresa
Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. Oprah Winfrey
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford
Our greatest enemies, the ones we must fight most often, are within. Thomas Paine
I never loved another person the way I loved myself. Mae West
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. Marilyn Monroe
I refuse to follow the rules where society tries to control people with low self esteem. Kanye West
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self. William James
When you start to beat yourself up, remind yourself of how worthy you are of love. Demi Lovato
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Frederick Douglass
Most people don't know there are angels whose only job is to make sure you don't get too comfortable & fall asleep & miss your life. Brian Andreas
Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like. I promise. Emma Watson
If I am what I have and if I lose what I have who then am I? Erich Fromm
You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. Diane von Furstenberg
Elegance isn't solely defined by what you wear. It's how you carry yourself, how you speak, what you read. Carolina Herrera
You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them. Jennifer Lopez
If you have a strong belief in yourself, in what you are doing and what you want to do, no adversity is too difficult to overcome. Napoleon Hill
Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own? Brigham Young
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. August Wilson
Don't regard what anyone says of you, for this, after all, is no concern of yours. Epictetus
"Love me or hate me, I promise it won't make or break me.". Lil Wayne
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. Alfred Adler
If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on. Maxwell Maltz
Sin is believing the lie that you are self-created, self-dependent and self-sustained. Saint Augustine
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 Picoult
Honor is self-esteem made visible in action. Ayn Rand
You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it. Barbra Streisand
I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles. Laurie Halse Anderson
There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn't matter anymore. Laurie Halse Anderson
You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. Louise Hay
Always remember, actions speak louder than words. No one's perfect, but we can all strive to be better people. Demi Lovato
You can't move mountains by whispering at them. Pink
To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself. Simone de Beauvoir
You have to believe in yourself in spite of what other people believe. Whoopi Goldberg
There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself. Brian Andreas
The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior. Maxwell Maltz
I don't entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I'm me. God knows, I'm me. Elizabeth Taylor
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. Mark Twain
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right. John Milton
The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else. e. e. cummings