You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.— Dr. Seuss
Cheering High Self Esteem quotations
Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate.
A surprisingly high percentage of negotiations hinge on something outside dollars and cents, often having more to do with self-esteem, status, and other non-financial needs.
I think high self-esteem is overrated.
A little low self-esteem is actually quite good. Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little harder.
Feeling beautiful has nothing to do with what you look like. I promise.
Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are, not in being better than someone else.
Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.
It's all about self-esteem now. Build the kids' self-esteem, make them feel good about themselves. If everybody grows up with high self-esteem, who's gonna dance in our strip-clubs?
The process of setting a goal, learning the necessary steps to achieve it, and giving it your best until you've mastered it will generate high self-esteem and pride. Those are feelings associated with joy.
You are not mature if you have a high esteem of yourself.
He who boasts in himself is but a babe in Christ, if indeed he be in Christ at all. Young Christians may think much of themselves. Growing Christians think themselves nothing. Mature Christians know that they are less than nothing. The more holy we are, the more we mourn our infirmities, and the humbler is our estimate of ourselves.
Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem.
Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible.
Every time I tried to express my most heartfelt desires to be morally good I met with contempt and ridicule; and as soon as I would give in to vile passions I was praised and encouraged. Ambition, love of power, self-interest, lechery, pride, anger, vengeance-all of it was highly esteemed.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
High self-esteem comes from feeling like you have control over events not that events have control over you.
When you believe that other people think highly of you, your level of self-acceptance and self-esteem goes straight up.
The highest point of humility consists in not merely acknowledging one's abjection, but in taking pleasure therein, not from any want of breadth or courage, but to give the more glory to God's Divine Majesty, and to esteem one's neighbour more highly than one's self.
My dream is to make families a place where adults with high self esteem can develop. I think we have reached a point where if we don't get busy on dreams of this sort, our end is in sight. We need a world that is as good for human beings as it is for technology.
Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like grits, but with high self-esteem.
Maybe I just have high self-esteem, but I have a lot that I really enjoy.
Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself.
I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.
Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up.
High self-esteem isn't a luxury. It's a necessity for anyone who has important goals to achieve.
If you have high self-esteem, you might still know times of emotional suffering, but less often and with faster recovery-your resilience is greater.
Of all the judgments you make in life, none is as important as the one you make about yourself. The difference between low self-esteem and high self-esteem is the difference between passivity and action, between failure and success.
Where we see self esteem, we see self acceptance.
High self esteem individual tend to avoid falling into an adversarial relationship with themselves.
It is a mistake to look at someone who is self assertive and say, "It's easy for her, she has good self-esteem." One of the ways you build self-esteem is by being self-assertive when it is not easy to do so. There are always times when self-assertiven ess requires courage, no matter how high your self-esteem.
High self esteem people can surely be knocked down by an excess of troubles, but they are quickerto pick themselves up again.
The reputation you have with yourself - your self-esteem - is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life.
I didn't have high self-esteem when I was a teen-ager, as I think most teen-agers don't.
The more you lose, the more positive you have to become.
When you're winning, you can ride players harder because their self-esteem is high. If you are losing and you try to be tough, you're asking for dissension.
People with high self esteem are risk takers, but more importantly, they are achievers.
A high quality life starts with a high quality you!
Perhaps self-esteem is just the sum of self-love and self-confidence.
People with high self-esteem know they deserve a good life and that they can get almost everything they focus on!
If you're self-compassionate, you'll tend to have higher self-esteem than if you're endlessly self-critical. And like high self-esteem - self-compassion is associated with significantly less anxiety and depression, as well as more happiness, optimism, and positive emotions.
High expectations weren't nurtured in my neck of nowhere back then - children weren't fawned over from an early age as 'gifted' and groomed for a prizewinning future; self-esteem was considered something you had to pick from the garden yourself.
Is there anything more attractive than a woman in high heels and low self esteem?
You'd be surprised how addicting high self-esteem is.
Narcissism is actually a clever guise adopted to mask its exact opposite, which is a deep well of self-loathing, a well of low self-esteem, rather than high self-esteem. This helps explain why narcissists are so sensitive to criticism, why narcissists tend to break into outrage if they're criticized, because their self-esteem is actually much more brittle than it seems, and once they're challenged, that mask falls apart.
The assumption being that if high-risk children could be made to 'feel good about themselves,' these epidemics could be mitigated. ... This prescription, unfortunately, has proven to be yet another in a long list of nouveau homilies that haven't lived up to their promises.
True patriots believe that we should measure a citizen's worth by contribution to country and community, not by wealth or power-that those whom America has benefited most should contribute in proportion to their good fortune-and that serving others should be esteemed more highly than serving self.
But what many psychologists have done, probably because they did well on a test themselves and everyone wants high self esteem, is to create this little box and then do their research inside it.
Those with a high level of confidence may have as many or more weaknesses than those with low self-esteem. The difference is this; instead of dwelling on their handicaps, they compensate for them by dwelling on their strengths.
... we know that productivity suffers when uncertainty is high. But we've failed to realize the equally destructive effects of too little anxiety. ... By protecting people from risk, we destroy their self-esteem. We rob them of the opportunity to become strong, competent people.
Violence appears to be most commonly a result of threatened egotism -- that is, highly favorable views of self that are disputed by some person or circumstance. ... violence is perpetrated by a small subset of people with favorable views of themselves. ... Viewed in this light, the societal pursuit of high self-esteem for everyone may literally end up doing considerable harm.
People with high but unstable self-esteem exhibit the greatest hostility.