#POPxoSelfCare: 70+ Inspiring Quotes On Self-Love That’ll Make You Feel So Damn Worth It!

Sharon AlphonsoSharon Alphonso  |  Aug 26, 2019
#POPxoSelfCare: 70+ Inspiring Quotes On Self-Love That’ll Make You Feel So Damn Worth It!


As Selena Gomez once said in her song, the world can be a nasty place, but what you can do to fight back is to kill ‘em with kindness. As important as it is to be kind to others, it’s even more important to be kind to yourself. Tbh, the world has enough haters to pick on you, please don’t become one of them, okay? Wake up every morning, look into the mirror and tell yourself that you are loved, blessed and beautiful. Believe that whatever you do, you will prosper. Forget about others, the only approval and love you need is from yourself.

75 Inspiring Quotes On Self-Love

These tiny self worth quotes will definitely motivate you to grow, evolve, breathe and love yourself. All the best!

1.   “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.”

– Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2.  “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”

– Johnny Depp

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

4.  When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small.  My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”

– Kim McMillen

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

– Robert Morley

6.  The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”

– Rita Mae Brown

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

– Lucille Ball

8. “If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”

– Fred Rogers

9.  “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”

– Brigham Young

10. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”

– Malcolm S. Forbes

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

12. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others want you to be, rather than being yourself.”

– Shannon L. Alder

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

– William James

14. “It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”

– James Baldwin

15. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.”

– Brené Brown

17. “If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.”

– Vironika Tugaleva

18.  “I don’t want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.”

– Henry James

19.  “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”

– Dan Coppersmith

20. “Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.”– Stacey Charter

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21. “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

– Howard Washington Thurman

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

– Deborah Day

23. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.”

– T. Harv Eker

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

– Helen Keller

25. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”

– Louise L. Hay

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

– William James

27.  “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.”

– Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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

– Diane Von Furstenberg

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

– Robert Hand

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

– Yogi Bhajan

31. “People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.”

– Wayne Dyer

32. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”

– Roy T. Bennett

33. “You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.”

– Dr. Robert Anthony

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

– Coco Chanel

35. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Sally Field

37. “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”

– Bob Moawad

38.“To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” – Alan Cohen

39. “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.”  – Queen Latifa

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

41. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

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

43. “Love yourself. Enough to take the actions required for your happiness. Enough to cut yourself loose from the drama-filled past. Enough to set a high standard for relationships. Enough to feed your mind and body in a healthy manner. Enough to forgive yourself. Enough to move on.” – Steve Maraboli

44. “We must fall in love with yourselves. I don’t like myself. I’m crazy about myself.” – Mae West

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

46. “Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi

47. “Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else.” – Stephanie Lahart

48. “No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfil one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.” – Edmond Mbiaka

49. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz

50. “The message I have for my sisters is that how you look doesn’t matter as long as you feel beautiful inside.” –  Khoudia Diop

51. “Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn’t have the time to sit around and talk about you. What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but what’s important to me is my opinion of myself.”

― C. JoyBell C.

52. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

53. “I love myself for I am a beloved child of the universe and the universe lovingly takes care of me now.” – Louise Hay

54.  “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.

55. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.”

― Diane Von Furstenberg

56. “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

57. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”

― Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

58. “Your time is way too valuable to be wasting it on people that can’t accept who you are.”

― Turcois Ominek

59. “I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.”

― Brené Brown

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

― Madonna

61. “I am so beautiful, sometimes people weep when they see me. And it has nothing to do with what I look like really, it is just that I gave myself the power to say that I am beautiful, and if I could do that, maybe there is hope for them too. And the great divide between the beautiful and the ugly will cease to be. Because we are all what we choose.”

― Margaret Cho

62. “We are at our most powerful the moment we no longer need to be powerful.”

― Eric Micha’el Leventhal

63. “Wildflower; pick up your pretty little head,

It will get easier, your dreams are not dead.”

― Nikki Rowe

64. “People who love themselves come across as very loving, generous and kind; they express their self-confidence through humility, forgiveness and inclusiveness.”

― Sanaya Roman

65. “In your own life, it’s important to know how spectacular you are.”

― Steve Maraboli.

66.“There is a God part in you. The consciousness. The pure Self. Learn to listen to the voice of that Power.” ― Amit Ray

67. “I am more than my scars.”-  Andrew Davidson

68. “Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.”

― Rob Liano

69. “We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within.”

― Alexandra Elle

70. “I don’t like myself, I’m crazy about myself.” – May West

71.  “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.” – Katrina Mayer

72. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck

73. “When you adopt the view point that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.” – Harry Palmer

74. “Avoid focusing on what you cannot do. Instead, focus on what you can do and accomplish without expecting approval and recognition from others.” — Lisa Lieberman-Wang

75. “Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” — Taylor Swift

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