101+ Self Love Quotes to Make You Stronger

Self Love Quotes
Jodi Picoult Self Love Quotes

1. “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
William W. Purkey Self Love Quotes

2. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

William W. Purkey
Aberjhani Self Love Quotes

3. “Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.”

Lucille Ball Self Love Quotes

4. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball
Charles Bukowski Self Love Quotes

5. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”

Charles Bukowski
Rupi Kaur Self Love Quotes

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

Rupi Kaur
Turcois Ominek Self Love Quotes

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

Turcois Ominek
Haruki Murakami Self Love Quotes

8. “A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”

Haruki Murakami
Eartha Kit Self Love Quotes

9. “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.”

Eartha Kitt
Shannon L. Alder Self Love Quotes

10. “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.”

Shannon L. Alder

11. “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

Steve Maraboli

12. “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

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “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

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

Robert Morley
Robert Morley Self Love Quotes

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

Rob Liano

17. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.”

Sandra Bierig

18. “To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”

Denis Waitley

19. “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

20. “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
Dan Coppersmith Self Love Quotes

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. ”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.”

Wayne Dyer

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

Deborah Day

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

Malcolm S. Forbes

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

Louise L. Hay
Louise L. Hay Self Love Quotes

26. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right here.”

Venus Williams

27. “We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”

Mary Dunbar

28. “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”

Dan Pearce

29. “Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”

Louise Hay

30. “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
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Self Love Quotes

31. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”

Anna Taylor

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

Diane Von Furstenberg

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

Yogi Bhajan

34. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

35. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”

Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock Self Love Quotes

36. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”


37. “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

38. “When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self-acceptance opened.”

Shannon L. Alder

39. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.”

Jean Vanier

40. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”

Eckhart Tolle
Eckhart Tolle Self Love Quotes

41. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”

Thomas Jefferson

42. “When we fulfill our function, which is to truly love ourselves and share love with others, then true happiness sets in.”

Gabrielle Bernstein

43. “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.”


44. “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

45. “Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.”

Beau Taplin
Roy T. Bennett Self Love Quotes

46. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

47. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”

Barbara De Angelis

48. “It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others.”

Sidney J. Harris

49. “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”


50. “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
Steve Maraboli Self Love Quotes

51. “Loving yourself starts with liking yourself, which starts with respecting yourself, which starts with thinking of yourself in positive ways.”


52. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish – it makes you indestructible.”


53. “Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude.”


54. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”


55. “Demonstrate love by giving it, unconditionally, to yourself. And as you do, you will attract others into your life who will love you without conditions.”

Rob Liano Self Love Quotes

56. “Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value.”

Rob Liano

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

Helen Keller

58. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.”

Veronica A. Shoffstall

59. “When nobody celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.”

Joel Osteen

60. “As you build trust in yourself, your ability to expand your vision and fully live in your magnificence is amplified.”

Miranda J. Barrett
Miranda J. Barrett Self Love Quotes

61. “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

62. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”

Abraham Lincoln

63. “Loving yourself…does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion.”

Margo Anand

64. “Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.”

Thaddeus Golas

65. “Self love is the source of all other loves.”

Pierre Corneille
Thaddeus Golas Self Love Quotes

66. “Your value does not decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”


67. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.”

Maya Angelou

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

Diane Von Furstenberg

69. “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.

70. “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
Karl Lagerfeld Self Love Quotes

71. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”

C.G. Jung

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

Shannon L. Alder

73. “To the people who love you, you are beautiful already. This is not because they’re blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul. Your shortcomings then dim by comparison. The people who care about you are willing to let you be imperfect and beautiful, too.”

Victoria Moran

74. “I want to be the best version of myself for anyone who is going to someday walk into my life and need someone to love them beyond reason.”

Jennifer Elisabeth

75. “Whenever I am in a difficult situation where there seems to be no way out, I think about all the times I have been in such situations and say to myself, “I did it before, so I can do it again.”

Idowu Koyenikan
Jennifer Elisabeth Self Love Quotes

76. “Being different is a revolving door in your life where secure people enter and insecure exit.”

Shannon L. Alder

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


78. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”


79. “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

80. “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
Parker Palmer Self Love Quotes

81. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.”

Parker Palmer

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

William James

83. “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

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

William James

85. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”

Henry Ford
Katrina Mayer Self Love Quotes

86. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.”

Katrina Mayer

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

Oscar Wilde

88. “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”

Frederick Douglass

89. “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

90. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”

Maya Angelou
Robert Hand Self Love Quotes

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

Robert Hand

92. “It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”

W.C. Fields

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

Wayne Dyer

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

Dr. Robert Anthony

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

Coco Chanel
Coco Chanel Self Love Quotes

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


97. “The more you love yourself, the less nonsense you’ll tolerate.”


98. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.”

Elizabeth Gaskell

99. “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

100. “Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world making the most of one’s best.”

Harry Emerson Fosdick
Jean Shinoda Bolen Self Love Quotes

101. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”

Jean Shinoda Bolen
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