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.
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 Goodman