110+ Best Quotes About Self Love and Respect

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Simple quotes about self love

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

When you make a mistake, respond to yourself in a loving way rather than a self-shaming way. - Ellie Holcomb

Be yourself, but always your better self. - Karl G. Maeser

Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself. - Wayne Dyer

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. - unknown

Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish. It makes you indestructible. - unknown

To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. - Robert Morely

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

Only You are sufficient. You don’t have anything to demonstrate to anybody. - unknown

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein

self love positive aesthetic quotes

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

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

The choices that you have made have been because of what you believe to be true for yourselves. - Oprah Winfrey.

Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value. - Rob Liano

You alone are enough to conquer the world through your dedication and grit. - unknown

We think that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love. - Walter Savage Landor

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

Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you. - Beyoncé

fall in love with your solitude. - unknown

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. - Karl Lagerfeld.

quotes about self love and worth

You’re a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you. - unknown

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. - Dr. Maya Angelou

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. - Thich Nhat Hanh

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. - unknown

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

Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own. - Carl Gustav Jung

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

You can’t build joy on a feeling of self-loathing. - Ram Dass

Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full. - Beau Taplin.

Self love compels you to do what your heart wants, not what your fear wants you to do. - unknown

Inspirational quotes for loving yourself

quotes about self love and respect

If you're not happy about how you look, you have to question how much self-love you have. - Tyrese Gibson

It always seems impossible until it’s done. - Nelson Mandela

Keep watering yourself. You’re growing. - E.Russell

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. - Shannon L. Alder

The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. - unknown

Respect yourself and others will respect you. - Confucius

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

Tell yourself how wonderful you are, how great you are. Tell yourself how much you love yourself. - Don Miguel Ruiz

Everything worth having costs something, and the price of true love is self-knowledge. - unknown

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. - Thich Nhat Hanh

simple quotes about self love

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self. - Wayne Dyer

The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else. - E. E. Cummings

Experience tells you what to do, confidence allows you to do it. - Stan Smith.

True love is always unconditional so learn to love yourself without setting any conditions. - unknown

The deepest gift you can learn in life is about self-love, and that's not going to happen overnight. - Rumer Willis

You can never understand anyone until you understand yourself first. - Unknown

You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. - Diane von

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

In your own life it's important to know how spectacular you are. - unknown

quotes about self love and growth

All relationships are a reflection of your relationship with yourself. - Deepak Chopra

Forgiveness isn't just the absence of anger. I think it's also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself. - tara Westover

Don’t go back to less just because you’re too impatient to wait for better. - Unknown

The greatest love that you could ever experience on earth is the one that only comes from you to you. - Edmond Mbiaka

You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay

To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work. - Sister Mary Lauretta

The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence. - Blake Lively.

Loving Yourself is paramount as it makes it easier to love others. - unknown

Stop underestimating yourself. - unknown

Don’t be little yourself. Be BIG yourself. - Corita Kent

Positive quotes for self love

You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first. - Rupi Kaur

In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you. - Andrea Dykstra

To find a happy ending with someone else, first you have to find it alone. - unknown

Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults. - Les Brown

Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat. - warsan shire

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

You are a true success if you can trust yourself, love yourself, and be yourself. - Debasish Mridha

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

People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer. - Dan Pearce

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

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

Ignore the perfectionist standards that the world has set for you. Be real, Be perfect. - unknown

The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. - unknown

A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms. - Unknown

Talk to yourself like someone you love. - Brené Brown

Love yourself no matter who you are or where you come from. - Diane Guerrero

Celebrate who you are in your deepest heart. Love yourself and the world will love you. - unknown

Be proud of who you are, and not ashamed of how someone else sees you. - unknown

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. -  coco chanel

We can truly love one another once we love who we are. - Angela C. Santomero

Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? - Ian Wallace

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

Self love is the source of all other loves. - Pierre Corneille

No one can perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being. - John Joseph Powell.

Just like you love your favourite person without any conditions, learn to love yourself just like that. - unknown

The goal is to learn to be nurturing with yourself so you can feel free. - Deborah Day

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

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

Don't forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally. - Hannah Bronfman

When admiring other people's gardens, don't forget to tend to your own flowers. - unknown

You were born to be real, not to be perfect. - unknown

It is interesting how often we can’t see all the ways in which we are being strong. - lena dunham

Self care is how you take your power back. - Lalah Delia

You don’t have to stop fighting for others, you just have to remember to fight for yourself too. - Liz Newman

Do your thing and don’t care if they like it. - Tina Fey

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. That’s real power. - Clint Eastwood.

Take a long hard look into the mirror, and you will find the person who is meant to change your life. - unknown

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

Trust the next chapter because you are the author. - Unknown

Never give up on anyone. And that includes not giving up on yourself. - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. - Mark Twain

The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore. - unknown

Confidence is the ability to feel beautiful, without needing someone to tell you. - unknown

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. -  andre gide 

Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again. - Lalah Delia

It isn’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. - W.C. Fields

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

You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first. - Norm Kelly

Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are. - Turcois Ominek

Whatever you do, please do not abandon yourself, not even in the name of love. - Mollie

Life is so much more beautiful and complex than a number on a scale. - Tess Munster

Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like. - Emma Watson