Self Esteem Quotes

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Self Esteem Quotes

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
~ Henry David Thoreau – Walden, or Life in the Woods

“A life of fulfillment is one in which we put urgency in its place and remember that the ultimate target is to spend our lives doing the things we believe are most important to us.” Anthony Robbins

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

“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be, your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.” James Allen

“The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.” Nietzsche

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

“Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.” The Bhagavad Gita

“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

“Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self-respect springs.” Joan Didion

“A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.” Ken Keyes 

“You can’t punish yourself into change. You can’t whip yourself into shape. But you can love yourself into well-being.” Susan Skye

“There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true Self.” William James

“As for worrying about what other people might think – forget it. They aren’t concerned about you. They’re too busy worrying about what you and other people think of them.” Michael le Boeuf

“Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.” Scott Hamilton

Self Esteem Quotes by women

“Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue… and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.” Naomi Campbell

“Transformation is not five minutes from now; it’s a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it’s these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self esteem.” Jillian Michaels

“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.” Margaret Thatcher

“I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.” Shelley Long

“No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life’s slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.” Martha Beck

“Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it’s unbelievable!” Angelina Jolie

“People always want to ask me about my drug problem – I never had a drug problem; I had a self-esteem problem!” Gloria Gaynor

“Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.” Barbara Sher
“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.” Louise Hart

“You can’t punish yourself into change. You can’t whip yourself into shape. But you can love yourself into well-being.” Susan Skye

“Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.” Nathaniel Branden

“A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.” Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Self Esteem Quotes by Brian Tracy

“Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. ” Brian Tracy

“A feeling of continuous growth is a wonderful source of motivation and self confidence.” Brian Tracy

“Your self-confidence is directly connected to how much you feel you are making a difference in the world.” Brian Tracy

“Almost all unhappiness in life comes from the tendency to blame someone else.”Brian Tracy

 

“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.”  Brian Tracy

“Self-esteem and self-love are the opposites of fear; the more you like yourself, the less you fear anything.” Brian Tracy

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

“I never loved another person the way I loved myself.”― Mae West

“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

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”― Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

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

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

“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, Change of Heart

“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are – what others say is irrelevant.”― Nic Sheff

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”― Mark Twain

“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

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

“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

“That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love, you keep pretending – performing. You get to love your pretence. It’s true, we’re locked in an image, an act – and the sad thing is, people get so used to their image, they grow attached to their masks. They love their chains. They forget all about who they really are. And if you try to remind them, they hate you for it, they feel like you’re trying to steal their most precious possession.”― Jim Morrison

“I used to be self conscious about my height, but then I thought, f*** that, I’m Harry Potter.”― Daniel Radcliffe

“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, Wintergirls

“Don’t try to fix me, I’m not broken…”― Evanescence

“The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.”― Ayn Rand, The Virtue of Selfishness

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”― Diane Von Furstenberg

“I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles.”― Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls

“I believe with all my heart that the cliches are true, that we are our own best friends and best company, and that if you’re not right for yourself, it’s impossible to be right for anyone.”― Rachel Machacek, The Science of Single: One Woman’s Grand Experiment in Modern Dating, Creating Chemistry, and Finding Love

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.”― Iyanla Vanzant

“Don’t belittle yourself. Be BIG yourself.”― Corita Kent

“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

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow

with gold at both ends.” ― Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

“How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free