Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.— Marva Collins
Unforgettable My Self Worth quotations
Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way.
Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth.
I don't want to see anyone. I lie in the bedroom with the curtains drawn and nothingness washing over me like a sluggish wave. Whatever is happening to me is my own fault. I have done something wrong, something so huge I can't even see it, something that's drowning me. I am inadequate and stupid, without worth. I might as well be dead.
Not one ounce of my self worth depends on your acceptance of me.
The fight for justice against corruption is never easy.
It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity.
Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate.
Every achiever that I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me'.
If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself.
Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.
I hope I epitomize the American dream.
For I came against long odds, from the ghetto to the very top of my profession. I was not immediately good at basketball. It did not come easy. It came as the result of a lot of hard work and self-sacrifice. The rewards, where they worth it? One thousand times over.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.
Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.
I think the greatest thing in the world is to believe in people.
Your self-worth is determined by you. You don't have to depend on someone to tell you who you are.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value he puts on himself.
Do you know how powerful you are?
The field of creativity that exists within each individual is freed by moving out of ideas of wrong-doing or right-doing. If we can answer 'yes' to the question. 'Is my self-worth as strong as my self-critic?' then we are ready to engage our creative expression.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Most people love you for who you pretend to be.
Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?
Fear of being a flawed person lay at the root of my trance, and I had sacrificed many moments over the years in trying to prove my worth. Like the tiger Mohini, I inhabited a self-made prison that stopped me from living fully.
That’s what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
...Most people love you for who you pretend to be....To keep their love, you keep pretending - performing. You get to love your pretense...It’s true, we’re locked in an image, an act...
Only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.
Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.
Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it.
Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.
The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright.
When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
Self-esteem is as necessary to the spirit as food is to the body.
We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem.
Don't let a grade decide your self-worth.
Personally, in my opinion, someone should gauge their self-worth on what they've accomplished that makes them feel good... not in the hedonist aspect, but in the sense of personal accomplishment, as far as what they've accomplished for them, as far as their self-development and creativity is concerned.
You’ve got to fight for that connection with God all the time no matter what you're going through in life. I'm growing up. I'm maturing. But I definitely think that the backbone of this is the freedom and creativity I have without the fear of failing. If I fail, what's going to happen? Nothing. I'm not looking for my self-worth in the sport.