Self-Esteem Quotes

20 Effective Self-Esteem Quotes

Sometimes we need a little help feeling better about who we are. A great way to boost your self-esteem is to rely on inspirational and uplifting quotes. Powerful words can have a great impact on our happiness in life. If you need help, I put together some self-esteem quotes that will help you put things in perspective and feel better about yourself.

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Self-Esteem Quotes

 “Be proud of who you are, and not ashamed of how others see you.”

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person that you are.” – Marilyn Monroe

“If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.”

“Be patient, everything is coming together.”

“Do not tolerate disrespect, not even from yourself.”

If any of these self-esteem quotes resonate with you, refer to them when you need it most.

“I will never apologize for being me. You should apologize for asking me to be anything else.”

“Talk to yourself as if you were talking to someone you love.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Never dull your star for anybody else.” – Tyra Banks

“The best way to gain confidence is to do something you are afraid to do.”

“Your greatest wisdom comes from embracing your mistakes.”

“F.L.Y. First love yourself. Others will come.”

If you know someone who may suffer from self-esteem, send them a few of these quotes for inspiration.

“Sometimes all you have to do is forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.”

“Not everyone has to like you. Not everyone has taste.”

“I may be crazy. All the best people are.”

“Respect yourself and other people will respect you.”

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the Universe, deserve your love & affection.” – Buddha

“The more you love your decisions, the less you need others to love them.”

“All is well in my world.” – Louise Hay

“If it makes you happy it’s not a waste of time.”


Which one of these self-esteem quotes speak to you? I suggest writing it down and keeping it in a place that you can access easily whenever you need to. Put it in your purse or wallet, or maybe hang it in a place that’s easily seen.

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