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40 Self Esteem Quotes To Boost Confidence And Self-Love

List Of 40 Self Esteem Quotes To Boost Confidence And Self-Love:

#1 Robert Hand

“The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”

#2 Amity Gaige

”To me, self-esteem is not self-love. It is self-acknowledgment, as in recognizing and accepting who you are.”

#3 Brigham Young

“Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”

#4 Lucille Ball

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

#5 Kelly Osbourne

”I was called fat and ugly in the press almost my entire life. I understand that being judged by others comes with the territory, but it broke my heart and ruined my self-esteem.”

#6 Dirk Kempthorne

”Experts say that if children can’t read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.”

#7 Michel de Montaigne

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

#8 Louise Hart

”Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.”

#9 Warsan Shire

“It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.”

#10 Oscar Wilde

“To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.”

#11 Marilyn Monroe

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”

#12 Philomena Kwao

”I think that we need to allow words to be words. If my self-esteem and my self-worth linger on words that are used to describe me, then you have a problem in itself.”

#13 Winnie Harlow

”You can’t let someone else lower your self-esteem, because that’s what it is – self-esteem. You need to first love yourself before you have anybody else love you.”

#14 Justine Musk

”I have struggled with self-esteem issues since my teens, but it’s clear in my first long-ago diary that I didn’t start out that way. I acquired my low self-esteem. I learned it.”

#15 Wayne Dyer

“People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.”

#16 James E. Faust

”If we can find forgiveness in our hearts for those who have caused us hurt and injury, we will rise to a higher level of self-esteem and well-being.”

#17 Stacy London

”Your self-esteem won’t come from body parts. You need to step away from the mirror every once in a while, and look for another reflection, like the one in the eyes of the people who love you and admire you.”

#18 Dale Carnegie

”Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

#19 Ram Dass

”You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.”

#20 Johnny Depp

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”

#21 Ariel Winter

“No matter what you look like or think you look like you’re special and loved and perfect just the way you are.”

#22 Helen Keller

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.”

#23 Oprah

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

#24 Malcolm S. Forbes

“Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”

#25 Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind us and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

#26 La’Porsha Renae

”I haven’t always been confident. I actually suffered with low self-esteem growing up. Eventually, I got to a point where I was just like, ‘OK, this is taking too much energy.’ After that, I started accepting myself for who I was, and I was like, whoever is not going to accept it, they weren’t really meant to be in my life in that way.”

#27 Maxwell Maltz

“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.”

#28 Lilly Singh

”Love who you are, embrace who you are. Love yourself. When you love yourself, people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence, they can see self-esteem, and naturally, people gravitate towards you.”

#29 Eleanor Roosevelt

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”

#30 Cindy Crawford

”I like to work. The self-esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom. I feel lucky because I have the luxury of working only one or two days a week.”

#31 Denis Waitley

“To establish true self-esteem, we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”

#32 Harvey Fierstein

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

#33 Shiela Murray Bethel

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”

#34 Dr. Robert Anthony

“You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.”

#35 Mark Twain

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”

#36 M. Scott Peck

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. ”

#37 Swami Vivekananda

“We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.“

#38 T. Harv Eker

“Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.”

#39 Charlotte Brontë

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

#40 Buddha

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”

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