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Self Esteem Quotes | Inspirational Sayings


Tuesday 24 May, 2016.

Self esteem quotes, self esteem affirmations, inspirational sayings, thought provoking quotes to remind you how important you are. Famous quotes and inspirational sayings to lift your spirits.

We all need reminders of our self worth, and this is exactly the purpose of self esteem quotes.

Choose which quote ‘speaks’ to you, write it down, carry it with you. Look at the inspirational saying from time to time to remind you how valuable you really are.

Self Esteem Quotes

“All too often we’re filled with negative and limiting beliefs. We’re filled with doubt. We’re filled with guilt or with a sense of unworthiness. We have a lot of assumptions about the way the world is that are actually wrong.”
~ Jack Canfield ~

Self Esteem Quotes from famous people

“Accept that you are enough. You don’t need to be anything that you are not.”
~ Wayne W. Dyer ~
Your Sacred Self: Making the Decision to Be FreePsychology & Counseling Books)


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


“We are unhappy because we no longer have our self esteem. We are unhappy, because we no longer believe we are a special miracle, a special creation of God. We have lost faith in ourselves.”
Og Mandino
The ChoiceInspirational Books)


“It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others.”
~ Sidney J. Harris ~

“High self esteem people can surely be knocked down by an excess of troubles, but they are quickerto pick themselves up again.”
~ Nathaniel Branden ~

“To have an incredible increase in self esteem, all you have to do is start doing some little something. Just make a commitment to any easy discipline.”
Jim Rohn


“If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.”
~ Author Unknown ~


“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
~ Albert Einstein ~


“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”
~ Richard L. Evans ~

“It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”
~ Sally Field ~

“If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr. ~

“It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?”
~ Marianne Williamson ~

“Tell me how a person judges his or her self-esteem and I will tell you how that person operates at work, in love, in sex, in parenting, in every important aspect of existence – and how high he or she is likely to rise. The reputation you have with yourself – your self-esteem – is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life.”
~ Nathaniel Branden ~

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

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

self esteem sayings“If I were to search for the central core of difficulty in people as I have come to know them, it is that in the great majority of cases they despise themselves, regarding themselves as worthless and unlovable.”
~ Carl Rogers ~

Self Esteem Quotes to make you think

“The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.”
~ Dr Nathaniel Branden ~

“Appreciation and self-love are the most important tools that you could ever nurture. Appreciation of others, and the appreciation of yourself is the closest vibrational match to your Source Energy of anything that we’ve ever witnessed anywhere in the Universe.”
~ Abraham/Hicks ~


“Accept everything about yourself, I mean everything. You are you and that is the beginning and the end, no apologies, no regrets.”
~ Clark Moustakas ~

“The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater for their establishment.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

“No psychological health is possible unless this essential care of the person is fundamentally accepted, loved and respected by others and by himself.”
~ Abraham Maslow ~

“Love of others and love of ourselves are not alternatives. On the contrary, an attitude of love towards themselves will be found in all those who are capable of loving others.”
~ Eric Fromm ~

More wise self esteem quotes

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

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

“There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.”
~ Nathaniel Branden ~

“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 ~

High self-esteem isn’t a luxury. It’s a necessity for anyone who has important goals to achieve.
~ ~

“Self-esteem is as necessary to the spirit as food is to the body.”
~ Dr. Maxwell Maltz ~

“The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousness is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.”
~ Jerry Gillies ~


“The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.”
~ Orison Swett Marden ~

“Wouldn’t it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out.”
~ Alan Cohen ~

“The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.”
~ Lao-Tzu ~

“Realize that the reason most people fail isn’t because of the competition but because of the limits they place upon themselves, allowing defeat to take over. Take responsibility for your destiny. You can come up with a performance, if you can reach down and dig deep enough into your competitive soul. You can overcome tremendous obstacles.”
~ Bruce Jenner ~

“Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.”
~ Robert Collier ~

self esteemMy favourite of self esteem quotes…

“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You’re on your own.
And you know what you know.
And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”
~ Dr. Seuss, Oh! The Places You’ll Go! ~

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We hope you have found our self esteem quotes inspiring. Remember that you are unique and have a special part to play on this planet.


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