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Accurate and famous quotes by Bob Dylan, Will Smith, Steve Maraboli, Ali ibn Abi Talib, Brene Brown, Maya Angelou, Wayne Dyer, Michel de Montaigne, that are about self. You can read the best of all time and enjoy Top 10 lists. These sayings are handy to improve yourself and your knowledge.

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  1. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about believe

    We are what we believe we are. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

  2. Picture quote by Brigham Young about thought

    If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from. ⏤ Brigham Young

  3. Picture quote by Plato about victory

    The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself. ⏤ Plato

  4. Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

    Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself. ⏤ Sayings

  5. Picture quote by Michelle Obama about thinking

    Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently. ⏤ Michelle Obama

  6. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about life

    It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins. ⏤ Brian Tracy

  7. Picture quote by Maya Angelou about yourself

    The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. ⏤ Maya Angelou

  8. Picture quote by Sayings about patience

    Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year. ⏤ Sayings

  9. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about yourself

    Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu are. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs

  10. Picture quote by Yoda about train

    Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. ⏤ Yoda

  11. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about inspirational

    If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator. ⏤ Tim Fargo

  12. Picture quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson about accomplishment

    To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ⏤ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  13. Picture quote by Sayings about learn

    Learn to say No without explaining yourself. ⏤ Sayings

  14. Picture quote by Unknown about believe

    Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable. ⏤ Unknown

  15. Picture quote about trust

    Trust yourself. You have survived a lot and you will survive whatever is coming.

  16. Picture quote by Edgar Cayce about choice

    Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around. ⏤ Edgar Cayce

  17. Picture quote by Oprah Winfrey about life

    Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe. ⏤ Oprah Winfrey

  18. Picture quote by Sayings about competition

    Look in the mirror... that's your competition. ⏤ Sayings

  19. Picture quote by Swedish Proverbs about steal

    He who buys what he does not need stels from himself. ⏤ Swedish Proverbs

  20. Picture quote by Roy Bennett about inspirational

    Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think. ⏤ Roy Bennett

  21. Picture quote by Sayings about leadership

    Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can be, too. ⏤ Sayings

  22. Picture quote about self

    Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

  23. Picture quote by Buddha about yourself

    No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. ⏤ Buddha

  24. Picture quote by Sigmund Freud about diagnose

    Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes. ⏤ Sigmund Freud

  25. Picture quote by Jewish Proverbs about confidence

    The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. ⏤ Jewish Proverbs

What are the best self quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about self of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best self quotations. Top self sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.


Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Theodore Roosevelt

Your value doesn't decrease based on someones inability to see your worth.

Ted Rubin

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Robert Frost

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas A. Edison

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.

Andre Gide

It takes endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.

Marianne Williamson

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.

Brian Tracy

It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourselves.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

Swedish Proverbs

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.

Lao Tzu

One day you'll wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted

Paulo Coelho

You're imperfect, and you're wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. The power of vulnerability.

Brene Brown

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.

Thomas Szasz

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

Marcus Aurelius

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. Your really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Lucille Ball

Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.

Oprah Winfrey

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies with in us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design.

Oprah Winfrey

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.

Steve Maraboli

I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.

Walt Whitman

The first and the best victory is to conquer self.


Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.

Madame de Stael

Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.

Jim Rohn

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.

Doris Mortman

The strongest self-esteem believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.

Jerry Gillies

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Albert Einstein

Excessive fear and self-doubt that were the greatest detractors of personal genius.

Robert Kiyosaki

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

Leonardo da Vinci

Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.

Nathaniel Branden

look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you...


A traumatic event doesn't doom us to suffer indefinitely. Instead, we can use it as a springboard to unleash our best qualities and lead happier lives.

Jane McGonigal

The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.

George Carlin

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.

Mahatma Gandhi

Self-worth comes from one thing -- thinking that you are worthy.

Wayne Dyer

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.

Bell Hooks

I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.

Rita Mae Brown

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.

Anatole Broyard

When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.

Oprah Winfrey

My journey wasn't just about the research, it was about finding my passion, and it was about making my own opportunities.

Shree Bose

Regret doesn't remind us that we did badly. It reminds us that we know we can do better.

Kathryn Schulz

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.

Baltasar Gracian

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.

T. S. Eliot

One is rated by others as he rates himself.


This above all; to thine own self be true.

William Shakespeare

The secret to happiness is low expectations.

Barry Schwartz

You must look at who you are and make an effort to know yourself, which is the most difficult knowledge one can imagine.

Miguel de Cervantes

Your job is not to be perfect. Your job is only to be human.

Jacqueline Novogratz

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

Henry David Thoreau

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Oscar Wilde

I will give thanks to thee for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Thy works, and my soul knows it very well. Psalms 139:14


Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.

Doug Horton

To say I love you one must know first how to say the I.

Ayn Rand

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.

Nancy Astor

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.

Theodore Parker

Study to be what you wish to seem.

John Bate

At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.

Lao Tzu

No man will work for your interests unless they are his.

David Seabury

Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.

Brene Brown

You save yourself or you remain unsaved.

Alice Sebold

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.

Janis Joplin

Inside us there is something that has no name, that something is what we are.

Jose Saramago

Looking at the world from other species' points of view is a cure for the disease of human self-importance.

Michael Pollan

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein

The most silent people are generally those who think most highly of themselves.

William Hazlitt

Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.

Bryant H. McGill

I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier.

Oprah Winfrey

Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.

Brene Brown

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.

C. S. Lewis

Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.

Maxwell Maltz

The most sublime act is to set another before you.

William Blake

When we numb [hard feelings], we numb joy, we numb gratitude, we numb happiness.

Brene Brown

He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.


The soul that is within me no man can degrade.

Frederick Douglass

He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.


My self-editing process is intense.

George Murray

A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves.

Jean De La Bruyere

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.

Alexis Carrel

If you put shame in a Petri dish, it needs three things to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence and judgment.

Brene Brown

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

William Shakespeare

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Maya Angelou

We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them.

John Irving

Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.

John W. Gardner

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.

C. S. Lewis

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.Being true to anyone else or anything else is...impossible.

Richard Bach

The point isn't to live without any regrets. The point is to not hate ourselves for having them.

Kathryn Schulz

When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.

Chuck Palahniuk

When you look at the Moon, you think, 'I'm really small. What are my problems?' It sets things into perspective. We should all look at the Moon a bit more often.

Alain de Botton

So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.

Alan Watts

Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

William Blake

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit

E. E. cummings

Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but ... life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I have often wondered how it is everyone loves himself more than the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than the opinions of others.

Marcus Aurelius

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