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137 Inspirational Love Yourself Quotes & Self Esteem Sayings



Here is a list of 137 Inspirational Love Yourself Quotes & Self Esteem Sayings.


Love Yourself Quotes & Self Esteem Sayings


“Loving yourself is the greatest revolution.”


“Love yourself and dream bigger.”


“F.L.Y. First Love Yourself. Others will come next.”


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”


“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.”


“Self-love is the greatest middle finger of all time.”


“It isn’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”


“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”


“Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.” – Andre Gide


“Love yourself instead of abusing yourself.” – Karolina Kurkova


“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” – L. Hay


“If you don’t love yourself, nobody else is going to love you.”


“Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Mind. Body. Spirit.”


“Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.”


“The more you love yourself, the less nonsense you’ll tolerate.”


“What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more?”


“I am my problem but also my solution.”


“Your problem is you’re too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”


“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”


“Don’t let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself.” – Nikki Rowe


“Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them.” – Nikki Rowe


“You are a true success if you can trust yourself, love yourself, and be yourself.”


“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock


“Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.”


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


“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley


“Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” – Byron Katie


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


“Be very very very gentle with yourself. The world is very very very hard on you.”


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


“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.” – André Gide


“I am not looking to escape my darkness, I’m learning to love myself there.”


“It’s not your job to like me – it’s mine.”


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


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


“You can never meet your potential until you truly learn to love yourself.”


“I am mine before I am ever anyone else’s.”


“Not everyone you love is gonna love you back, that’s why it’s important to love yourself.”


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


“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


“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Love yourself enough to not settle for a life of mediocrity.”


“I’m learning to love myself. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done.”


“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Gustav Jung


“Letting go of negative people doesn’t mean you hate them. It just means that you love yourself.”


“Have unshakable faith in yourself to become everything you want to be.”


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


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


“Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.” – Ram Dass


“Worry about loving yourself, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you.”


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


“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” – William Shakespeare


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


“If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path.”


“If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.”


“You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.”


“The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.” – Rita Mae Brown


“Love yourself first. So you know what you deserve.” – Lucille Ball


“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.”


“Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place.”


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


“Love only yourself a little bit longer, until you can’t stand not to love someone else.”


“Even when you don’t love your body… Your body still loves you!”


“To love yourself is to understand you don’t need to be perfect to be good.”


“Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” – Jean Vanier


“Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll be spending the rest of your life with.”


“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.”


“I don’t like myself, I’m crazy about myself.”


“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” – William James


“Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”


“Never give up on anyone. And that includes not giving up on yourself.”


“The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself.”


“We must fall in love with yourselves. I don’t like myself. I’m crazy about myself.” – Mae West


“To learn to love yourself could be the hardest thing that you will ever do.”


“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


“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L. Hay


“Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish – it makes you indestructible.”


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


“Self-love is asking yourself what you need – every day – and then making sure you receive it.”


“Love others to make them feel better and so that you see yourself in the mirrors of their eyes.”


“You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.”


“I love myself for I am a beloved child of the universe and the universe lovingly takes care of me now.”


“Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.”


“Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing.”


“Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.” – Hannah Bronfman


“Love yourself and follow your dreams, because if you want it bad enough, it will happen.”


“Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.”


“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”


“Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing.”


“You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy.”


“Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi


“She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.” – Anais Nin


“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Washington Thurman


“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


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


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


“The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.”


“When you establish peace, when you establish love, when you establish kindness here [inside], you cannot act any other way to the outside world.”


“Demonstrate love by giving it, unconditionally, to yourself. And as you do, you will attract others into your life who will love you without conditions.”


“Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” – Anna Taylor


“Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude.”


“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.”


“Sometimes the noise of life can be just too much. If you need to escape, love yourself enough to know when you need a real time out.”


“There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.”


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


“No other love no matter how genuine it is can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.” – Edmond Mbiaka


“You have to learn to love yourself before you can love someone else. Because it’s only when we love ourselves that we feel worthy of someone else’s love.”


“You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe in yourself.”


“Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person your ever going to truly live with; is yourself.”


“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.”


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


“Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith


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


“To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” – Alan Cohen


“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


“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


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


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


“Becoming acquainted with yourself is a price well worth paying for the love that will really address your needs.” – Daphne Rose Kingma


“Why escape your intended purpose by copying and trying to be someone else? You will discover who you were meant to be only after you have shown confidence being yourself.”


“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


“Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.”


“Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz


“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.”


“Loving yourself starts with liking yourself, which starts with respecting yourself, which starts with thinking of yourself in positive ways.”


“Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.”


“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” – Kim McMillen


“Love yourself. Enough to take the actions required for your happiness. Enough to cut yourself loose from the drama-filled past. Enough to set a high standard for relationships. Enough to feed your mind and body in a healthy manner. Enough to forgive yourself. Enough to move on.” – Steve Maraboli


“Don’t ever allow yourself to forget how incredibly special you are, even for a single second. Without you, the world would not be as magnificent. Let yourself remember to love again, starting with you loving you.”


“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


“Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else.” – Stephanie Lahart


“There are women who struggle to GAIN weight who are beautiful. There are women who struggle to LOSE weight who are beautiful. You know who is the most beautiful? Those who learn to love themselves the way they are. You don’t need to change for ANYONE.”


“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


“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff


“You are not an option, a choice or a soft place to land after a long battle. You were meant to be the one. If you can wrap yourself around the idea that you are something incredible, then you will stop excusing behavior that rapes your very soul. You were never meant to teach someone to love you. You were meant to be loved.”


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