Self-Esteem Quotes

Collection of famous self-esteem quotes

This is a collection of self-esteem quotes made by famous spiritual leaders and well-known people from our history. Use these positive affirmations to inspire you and to help you to go through the obstacles you face in your every day life.

Pick one of these quotations a day, keep it with you and read it again if you feel tired or exhausted. It will give you the moment of pause and relaxation to gather your energy to move forward and smile again. These inspirational words and thoughts can help you to find joy and happiness in life.

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A favorite quote of mine for people in my life. 
If you can't handle me at my worst then you don't deserve me at my best! (quote is by Marilyn Monroe)

The Truth Quote 
"It's easy to sit around & hide, or even let something grow bigger and bigger, But to be counted as real: You tell the Truth & come fourth!"

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away!!

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When the heart weeps For what it thinks it has lost, The spirit laughs for what it knows It has found. Eliza's A walk with Destiny

Hard Not Not rated yet
If I didn't learn it the hard way, I didn't learn it!

Love pain Not rated yet
Love is like a rose... So Beautiful but painful

DWOrvis Not rated yet
"You can beat me up, but you can never knock me down"

Success quote Not rated yet
"Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret to success." (Swami Sivananda)

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Life is the only art we are required to practice without preparation and without being allowed the preliminary trials, failures and botches that are essential …

Truth within self and others... Not rated yet
"The truth is not something we always want to hear, but it is something that we always need to know".

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Curved line stands for beauty,straight line stand for duty. Follow the straight line, the curved line will follow you.

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I Am Beautiful no matter what they say,words can't bring me down, so don't you bring me down today. This song was written by a friend …

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I'm not who people say I am. I'm who God wants me to be.

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"Every second spent upset is a second of happiness you will never get back". -Anonymous

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whatever we accept with confidence becomes our self-fulfilling prophecy

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As you sow, so shall you reap!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When life gives you LEMONS, make LEMONADE!!

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"Sometimes I just have to give my inner critic the middle finger!"

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"To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are."

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Nathaniel Branden self-esteem quotes

“To trust one’s mind and to know that one is worthy of happiness is the essence of self-esteem.”

“We are the one species that can formulate a vision of what values are worth pursuing - and then pursue the opposite.”

“In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn.”

“What determines the level of self-esteem is what the individual does.”

“Self-esteem is not a substitute for a roof over one’s head or food in one’s stomach, but it increases the likelihood that one will find a way to meet such needs.”

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Martin Luther King Jr.

“Psychological freedom, a firm sense of self-esteem, is the most powerful weapon against the long night of physical slavery.”

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

“Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”

Other motivational self-esteem quotes

“Most people with low self-esteem have earned it.”

(George Carlin)

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

(Oscar Wilde)

“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)

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.”

(George Washington)

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

(Maxwell Maltz)

“No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.”

(Eleanor Roosevelt)

“The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.”

(Brian Tracy)

“Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.”

(Richard Bach)

“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)

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”

(Shannon L. Alder)

“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”

(Roy T. Bennett)

“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”

(L. Hay)

“Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.”

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


“To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.”

(Sandra Bierig)

“Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”

(Louise Hay)

“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)

“Self-esteem is made up primarily of two things: feeling lovable and feeling capable.”

(Jack Canfield)

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

(Margaret Thatcher)

“Self-belief must be balanced with self-awareness.

(Sam Altman)

“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)

“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.

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