Self Love Quotes
You're certainly somebody that people can love.
Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.
If you love yourself, you love others. If you hate yourself, you hate others.
We must fall in love with ourselves. I don't like myself. I'm crazy about myself.
You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.
The moment you know yourself you have known the most precious thing in existence.
Respect yourself, love yourself, because there has never been a person like you and there never will be again.
Don't move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.
You start to live the moment you stop competing with others.
You can't really love someone else unless you really love yourself first.
The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful.
Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being.
All you really need to do is accept this moment fully. You are then at ease in the here and now and at ease with yourself.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you won't do anything with it.
All people deserve your kindness, but none more so than you.
I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too.
The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.
I have discovered, just as my teachers always told me, that we already have what we need. The wisdom, the strength, the confidence, the awakened heart and mind are always accessible, here, now, always.
A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.
You are morally obliged to take care of yourself. You should take care of, help and be good to yourself the same way you would take care of, help and be good to someone you loved and valued.
No one knows how you treat yourself, but it's the most important relationship you have.
Seek your own love, not the love of others. You acquire the love of others on the way.
Only when you are kinder to yourself, you can be kinder to the world.
If you want to be faithful to someone or something, start by being faithful to yourself.
If you live to please others, everyone will love you except yourself.
Helping yourself, you help the world. You are in the world - you are the world. You are not different from the world, nor is the world different from you.
Love yourself. Love the world. There is no power stronger than love.
Feeling the oneness of yourself with all things is true love.
If I loved myself, truly and deeply, what would I do?
Don't be hard on yourself. Be kind.
Self-love is not so vile a sin as self-neglect.
Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance in the world to pursue your dreams.
I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
I, myself, am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.
Loving oneself is the foundation for loving another person.
You don't need another person, place or thing to make you whole.
The moment you see how important it is to love yourself, you will stop making others suffer.
I celebrate myself, and sing myself.
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create.
Love is unconditional.
Know your chief fault.
Have mercy for yourself.
Love is the great educator.
Love yourself and dream bigger.
Surround yourself with electric people.
Loving yourself isn't vanity. It's sanity.
As you love yourself, life loves you back.
Be kind to yourself. If you won't, who will?
Want to be happy? Stop trying to be perfect.
You can listen to the crowd or you can just be yourself.
A man who loves himself takes the first step towards real love.
Love is without motive, without a purpose. Love is its own reward.
Be your own biggest fan. Love yourself and give yourself the things that you need.
It is absolutely necessary to flood your mind with positive thoughts about yourself.
Remind yourself of all the ways you can be more loving, more supportive, and more encouraging to yourself.
Send yourself a love letter and then take the time to read it to yourself. Express your heartfelt love to yourself.
Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.
To be alone is one of the most beautiful experiences. You are no more bothered by others; you are no more forcing yourself to do something which is expected.
To be a happy person, one has to drop all comparison. Drop all these stupid ideas of being superior and inferior. You are neither superior nor inferior. You are simply yourself! There exists no one like you, no one with whom you can be compared. Then, suddenly, you are at home.
When you love yourself, you automatically attract feelings of love for others around you.
You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.
Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying.
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.
It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more?
It's important to feel crappy sometimes.
Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.
F.L.Y. First Love Yourself. Others will come next.
Self-love is the greatest middle finger of all time.
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
Love appears as relationship but begins in deep solitude.
Maturity comes only when you are ready to face the pain of your being; maturity comes only when you are ready to take the challenge. And there is no greater challenge than love.
Don't be dependent. At all. Ever. Period.
It's hard loving those who don't much like themselves.
Man cannot control himself unless he accepts himself.
Our problem is that we choose to deny love. In fact, we only have one problem: that our mind chooses fear over love.
To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the greatest single act of daring greatly.
I'm not very good at giving anyone a clear no.
Don't carry the weight of the world upon your shoulders. Saving anyone or anything is not your responsibility.
If you have a hard time saying I love you it's because you don't love yourself.
Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself.
You cannot inadvertently allow yourself to feel obligated to anyone.
If you don't love yourself in a healthy way, you will never be able to love others in the way that you should.
The fact that someone else loves you doesn't rescue you from the project of loving yourself.
Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?
Do you love yourself just as you are?
If I loved myself truly and deeply, would I let myself experience this?
Treat yourself as if you were someone that you are responsible for helping.
The relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.
Be aware of how you handle your mind. Be aware of how you treat yourself.
Have you ever seen the stars in the night? See them closely, they will tell you, how to be open, how to love and how to shine and twinkle without any differences and jealousy of other stars.
It is better to do nothing than to do what is wrong. For whatever you do, you do to yourself.
Meditation is offering your genuine presence to yourself in every moment.
The development of loving-kindness and compassion begins with learning how to appreciate oneself.
People ask if a more mindful, more self-forgiving mindset comes at cost to your drive to win. No, I think it's makes that drive to win sustainable.
You can do hard things without being hard on yourself.
You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.
Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person your ever going to truly live with; is yourself.
Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.
I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.
We do not have to improve ourselves; we just have to let go of what blocks our heart.
Meditation is a must before you can really love. One should be capable of being alone, utterly alone, and yet tremendously blissful. Then you can love.
Man becomes mature the moment he starts loving rather than needing. He starts overflowing, sharing; he starts giving.
Buddha is a Buddha, a Krishna is a Krishna, and you are you. And you are not in any way less than anybody else. Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it.
I stopped looking for someone to love me. I became that person instead.
If you don't love yourself, it's impossible for you to love others. You can't give away what you don't have.
If you don't find love for yourself first, someone else's love for you will control your happiness.
There comes a time when nothing is meaningful except surrendering to love.
We all know that: it takes only one person to fulfill our entire world.
The intelligent person depends on his won insight; he trusts his own being. He loves and respects himself.
When you believe in yourself, you believe in possibilities.
The coolest people don't try to look cool. The happiest people don't try to look happy. The smartest people don't try to look smart. If you can't love yourself sufficiently to not live for others, you will be miserable.
Don't worry about finding the love of your life. First, love yourself and everything will fall into place.
When I let go of trying to be everything to everyone, I had much more time, attention, love, and connection for the important people in my life.
Support yourself with kind thoughts, loving words, and self-empowering acts.
Stop criticizing yourself. Take a moment to look yourself in the face, at least 3x a day, and say, I love you.
It's all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit.
Just because one person doesn't seem to care for you, doesn't mean you should forget about everyone else who does.
Love yourself and extend the love to others.
Genuine love seems to love in spite of. Of course it is easy to love the parts we agree with, but when we learn to embrace the parts we disagree with, that is when liking turns into loving.
Never rush into the waiting arms of the first person who seems to like you. That is not seduction but insecurity.
Love should be like breathing. It should be just a quality in you wherever you are, with whomsoever you are. Even if you are alone, love goes on overflowing from you. It is not a question of being in love with someone - it is a question of being love.
We are all begging for love forgetting the simple truth that love doesn't happen between beggars; love happens between a king and a queen who have treasures of their beings to share with each other. To be an emperor is our nature; to be a beggar is our habit.
When you say I love you it means I can offer you true peace and happiness. Can you already offer them to yourself first?
When you love someone you want to take care of that person as you would take care of yourself.
If you don't love yourself, you'll always be chasing after people who don't love you either.
To love is to recognize yourself in another.
Somewhere, somebody is looking for someone exactly like you.
Start to stop doing what you know to be wrong.
Self-respect means taking a look at yourself and being real about the steps you need to take to be the person you want to be.
The more you practice self-acceptance, the more you'll realize the only person who's acceptance you ever needed, is your own.
Attitudes we habitually use toward ourselves, we will use on others, and whatever attitudes we habitually use toward others, we will use on ourselves.
Getting rid of people who disrespect you is the only way you learn to respect yourself. Family, friends, lovers, whatever. They gotta go.
Before offering love to anyone else, offer it to yourself. Before offering acceptance to anyone else, first offer it to yourself. Before being nonjudgemental of others, be nonjudgemental of yourself. You can only give the world what you have within.
Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.
Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today.
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.
People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.
Why did they insult me? Bad question. Why did I feel insulted? Good question.
Trust in yourself...not in the one that you think you should be, but in the one that you are.
It's the people who feel strong and good about themselves who are best able to accept outside difference - their own and others!
Want more confidence? Love yourself. Ready to finally set boundaries? Love yourself. Time to go after that dream? Love yourself. Ready to release your emotion? Love yourself. Your relationship with yourself, sets the tone for your entire life.
When you don't want anything from people, they lose their power over you.
It's very freeing when you realize you don't have to prove anything. Some of the people you're trying to outperform, they're not even watching.
When you concern yourself with others, you naturally develop a sense of self-confidence. To help others takes courage and inner strength.
You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks.
Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.
When you come from lack, they can't run away fast enough. When you come from not needing, they throw themselves at you. Funny how life works.
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.
What makes people weak? Their need for validation and recognition, their need to feel Important. Don't get caught in this trap.
The only thing that matters in life is your own opinion about yourself, your own respect for yourself. Nobody can destroy your dignity then.
The point isn't to perfect yourself. It's to perfect your love.
A lot of people are too hard on themselves.
Worthlessness is the default condition.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
We are never so much disposed to quarrel with others as when we are dissatisfied with ourselves.
Stop saying those things that make you weak and ashamed. Say only those things that make you strong. Do only those things that you could speak of with honour.
Rather than beating yourself up for what you are not doing, appreciate and celebrate the things you are doing.
Most people are way too hard on themselves. Self-love is not self-pity.
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.
It is well that there is no one without a fault; for he would not have a friend in the world. He would seem to belong to a different species.
Learn to not beat yourself up when you make a mistake. You'll be more open to making mistakes this way, and resultingly, you'll learn more, you'll learn faster, and you'll stay happier.
If I like myself, it is easy to like people around me. On the other hand, if I am unhappy with myself, it is easy to feel unhappy with those around me. May you become the biggest fan of yourself.
There will always be something you can be doing better at. Don't punish yourself for it.
From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul because each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible.
From childhood we are trained to compare between what we are today with what was yesterday. This comparison, this measurement, is the beginning of compromise, which is wastage of energy.
When admiring other people's gardens, don't forget to tend to your own flowers.
The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself.
If you cannot enjoy your own company, who else is going to enjoy it?
If you cannot be kind to yourself, how can you be kind to others?
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Caring for others over caring for yourself gets you out of your own self. But if caring for others becomes a source of pride, the self is strengthened and you're back to where you started.
Intensely selfish people are always very decided as to what they wish. They do not waste their energies in considering the good of others.
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Most people are far too much occupied with themselves to be malicious.
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
Self-love is self-care, self-awareness, self-respect and self-esteem.
I'm not doing anything, and yet I'm also doing the most important thing a man can do: I'm listening to what I needed to hear from myself.
Your body adapts to what you eat. Your mind adapts to what you consume. Your soul adapts to what you love. What you feed yourself today is who you become tomorrow.
The best asset we have for making a contribution to the world is ourselves. If we underinvest in ourselves, and by that I mean our minds, our bodies, and our spirits, we damage the very tool we need to make our highest contribution.
Silence is delicious and nourishing after a long day at work. Treat yourself by taking a deep breath and listening to the sound of silence.
If I get in bed before 10:00pm, everything in my life is dramatically better.
Physical training does more for you internally than externally.
The language that you use to speak about yourself is as important as the food you put in your body.
How to 'Self-Love': workout, eat healthy, practice virtues, defend values, seek challenges, speak truth, accept responsibility. Self-love is earned not wished.
Become obsessed with: Taking care of your body, taking care of your money, taking care of your relationship, taking care of yourself.
Go back and take care of yourself. Your body needs you, your feelings need you, your perceptions need you.
Be very very very gentle with yourself. The world is very very very hard on you.
To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.
True belonging doesn't require you to change who you are; it requires you to be who you are.
There is nothing selfish about looking after yourself first. Only if you are happy will you be able to make those around you happy.
If you have a breathing room, you have a sanctuary, a place where you can return to yourself and restore your sense of peace.
Real love is not an escape from loneliness, real love is an overflowing aloneness. One is so happy in being alone that one wud like to share.
Everyone wants to lead a peaceful, happy life, but happiness and success aren't measured by how much money you have, but by whether you have inner peace in your heart.
When we are comfortable with ourselves and have accepted ourselves wholly, others will also find us approachable and easier to accept us.
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.
A one-dimensional identity puts all of your happiness in one basket. Fill your life with friends, family, lore, love, books, hobbies, exercise, art... Diversify your identity and you'll always have something to be happy about.
Never explain yourself to anyone. Your friends don't need, you enemies won't believe. You don't need anyone's approval: live your life and do what makes you happy.
All stress, anxiety and depression, is caused when we are living to please others.
You are never more fully yourself than when you are still inside.
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy!
This day, I vow to myself to love myself, to treat myself as someone I love truly and deeply - in my thoughts, my actions, the choices I make, the experiences I have, each moment I am conscious, I make the decision I LOVE MYSELF.