20 Enlightening Quotes About Self-Esteem You Need To Read Right Now

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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


I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.

— Charlotte Brontë


The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.

— Mark Twain


One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.

— Michael J. Fox


When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.

— Jodi Picoult


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

— C. Joybell C.


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

— Yogi Bhajan


How would your life be different if…you stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others

— Steve Maraboli


Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.

— Shannon L. Alder


Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

—Marcus Aurelius


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson


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

— Oscar Wilde


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

— Eleanor Roosevelt


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


A human being‘s first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.

— Henry Winkler


The greatest success is successful self-acceptance.

— Ben Sweet


Self-love, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting.

— William Shakespeare


Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.

— Deborah Day


You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

— Maya Angelou


The things we hate about ourselves aren’t more real than things we like about ourselves.

— Ellen GoodmanThought Catalog Logo Mark

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