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125 Short Self-Worth Quotes to Boost Confidence [with Images]

Here are the 125 most famous short quotes of all time about self-worth.

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

Mark Twain Quote

“Put all excuses aside and remember this: you are capable.”
Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quote

“I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”

Madonna Quote

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

 Andre Gide Quote

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

Oscar Wilde Quote

“You doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.”
C.S. Lewis

CS Lewis Quote

“Start loving yourself and everything else will come.”
Lisa Lieberman-Wang

Lisa Lieberman Wang Quote

“The first step is to make friends with ourselves.”
Chögyam Trungpa

Chogyam Trungpa Quote

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

Benjamin Spock Quote

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

L Hay Quote

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

Nikki Rowe Quote

“Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.”
Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer Quote

“Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.”
Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel Quote

“Refuse to accept another’s estimation of yourself.”
Alison Stormwolf

Alison Stormwolf Quote

“You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.”
Dr. Seuss

Dr Seuss Quote

“Love who you are, embrace who you are.”
Lilly Singh

Lilly Singh Quote

“Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.”
Charles Spurgeon

Charles Spurgeon Quote

“The world can only see us as we see ourselves.”
David Hawkins

David Hawkins Quote

“Be everything to you, not everything to everybody.”
Lisa Lieberman-Wang

Lisa Lieberman Wang Quote

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

Nikki Rowe Quote

“The loudest critic is internal.”
James Clear

James Clear Quote

“You are blessed and highly favored.”
Les Brown

Les Brown Quote

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

Mae West Quote

“Talk about your failures without apologizing.”
Brené Brown

Brene Brown Quote

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
William James

 William James Quote

“Accept yourself as you are right now.”
Lisa Lieberman-Wang

Lisa Lieberman Wang Quote

“Rise about the storm and you will find the sunshine.”
Mario Fernandez

Mario Fernandez Quote

“It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”
W.C. Fields

WC Fields Quote

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary Quote

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”
Walt Disney

Walt Disney Quote

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

Andre Gide Quote

“Tell your struggling self, I love you so much.”
Haemin Sunim

Haemin Sunim Quote

“It’s exhausting caring about what other people think.”

Thibaut Quote

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

William Shakespeare Quote

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

Charles Bukowski Quote

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Quote

“Be independent of the good opinion of other people.”
Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow Quote

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

Eleanor Roosevelt Quote

“Don’t just fly, soar.”

Dumbo Quote

“You’d be surprised how addicting high self-esteem is.”

Fergie Quote

“Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it.”
Maya Angelou

“Seek respect mainly from thyself, for it comes first from within.”
Steven Coogler

“Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.”
Gloria Steinem

“Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.”
Deborah Day

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

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

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

“When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.”
Mark Victor Hansen

“Never tolerate disrespect or you might start believing you deserved it.”
Carlos Del Valle

“The world will never value you more than you value yourself.”
Bill Masur

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

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

“Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”
Les Brown

“Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”
Helen Keller

“Respect your uniqueness, and drop comparison. Relax into your being.”

“You are not your mistakes; they are what you did, not who you are.”
Lisa Lieberman-Wang

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”
Carl Gustav Jung

“I hope you’re able to grow to respect whoever you are inside.”
Fred Rogers

“Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become.”
Mufasa (The Lion King)

“Self acceptance is a comfort blanket in the cold light of dawn.”
Alison Stormwolf

“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.”
Sonya Friedman

“Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life.”
Fred Rogers

“We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.”
Jean De La Bruyere

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

“The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”
Maya Angelou

“The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Feeling good about ourselves is essential in our being able to love others.”
Fred Rogers

“The only thing that matters in life, is your own opinion about yourself.”

“Don’t let compliments mess with your head or criticism mess with your heart.”

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

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

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

“Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy.”
Wayne Dyer

“Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.”
Anthony Trollope

“Your most important sale is to sell yourself to yourself.”
Maxwell Maltz

“Stop comparing your life to everyone around you.”
Eric Thomas

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

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

“Believe whatever you need to believe to do your best work.”
Sahil Lavingia

“Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone – never the opinion of others.”
Robert Greene

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

“When we are stressed we tend to do stupid things to ourselves.”
Lisa Lieberman-Wang

“We forfeit three quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

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

“By being kind to ourselves, we become kind to others.”
Pema Chödrön

“Creative ideas happen when you stop thinking about what others will think.”
James Clear

“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.”
Abraham Maslow

“When you find out who you are, you find out what you need.”
Mama Odie

“Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they’re yours.”
Richard Bach

“Be humble about what you know, but confident about what you can learn.”
James Clear

“You teach people how to treat you by what you let them get away with.”
James Clear

“If you can’t laugh at yourself, you’re missing out on the best joke of all.”
Ed Latimore

“Do not grow too fond of your ideas or too certain of their truth.”
Robert Greene

“One who knows himself is never disturbed by what you think about him.”

“When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”
Oprah Winfrey

“Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.”
Thomas Carlyle

“It takes great personal courage to let yourself appear weak.”
David Foster Wallace

“A person’s self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.”
Halle Berry

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

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

“If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.”
C.S. Lewis

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

“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible.”
Ariana Dancu

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

“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.”
Lao Tzu

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

“Note to self. Invest in yourself now, it pays the best interest tomorrow.”
Elle Sommer

“Surround yourself with people who only lift you higher.”
Payal Kadakia

“If there’s anything that bothers me, it’s one person demeaning another.”
Fred Rogers

“If you’re extremely confident in yourself, taking a loss doesn’t bother you.”
Stanley Druckenmiller

“Hesitation puts obstacles in your path, boldness eliminates them.”
Robert Greene

“If you hide your ignorance, no one will hit you and you’ll never learn.”
Ray Bradbury

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

“Don’t compare your chapter 1 to someone else’s chapter 20.”
Tom Bilyeu

“Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”
Sam Walton

“Never say ‘yes’ to others if it means you’re always saying ‘no’ to yourself.”
Elle Sommer

“It is not healthy to hold yourself back to make other people comfortable.”
Iyanla Vanzant

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

“Every action is a vote for the type of person you wish to become.”
James Clear

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

“Self-belief must be balanced with self-awareness.”
Sam Altman

“Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.”
Samuel Butler

“We don’t judge people when we feel good about ourselves.”
Brené Brown

“Understand: You should be radiating confidence, not arrogance or disdain.”
Robert Greene

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

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

“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.”
Dale Carnegie

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