Self Esteem Quotes

It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one’s self.
– Fran├žois Rochefoucauld

The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man’s own eyes when they look upon his own person.
– Alexander Pope

That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our own self-esteem.
– Samuel Johnson

Believe in your dreams and they may come true; believe in yourself and they will come true.
– Anonymous

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers

Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom.
– Samuel Johnson

To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
– Anonymous

Love yourself first and everything falls into line.
– Lucille Ball

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
– Samuel Butler

Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven, one has to help oneself.
– Anonymous

Instead of thinking about what you’re missing, try thinking about what you have that everyone else is missing.
– Anonymous

Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.
– Thaddeus Golas

Don’t worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
– Anonymous

The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.
– Goldie Hawn

I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.
– Drew Barrymore

Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.
– Anonymous

I’ve learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it.
– Sarah McLachlan

In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.
– Jane Haddam

I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round.
– Muhammad Ali

Sometimes I find it’s easy to be myself, Sometimes I find it’s better to be somebody else.
– Anonymous