Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.— Sigmund Freud
Mind-blowing Self Love quotations
Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being.
Listen to the inner light; It will guide you. Listen to the inner Peace; It will feed you. Listen to the inner Love; It will transform you, It will divinise you, It will immortalise you.
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud ~Maya Angelou
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.
You weren't an accident. You weren't mass produced. You aren't an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on the earth by the Master Craftsman.
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
Don't forget to fall in love with yourself first ~Carrie Bradshaw
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Discover yourself, otherwise you have to depend on other people's opinions who don't know themselves.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
Real love is a permanent self-enlarging experience
The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious.
If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door. If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day.
Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation.
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded.
Tell them to put on some sunglasses because we were born this way.
For anew Self to be born, hardship is necessary.
Just as clay needs to go through intense heat to become strong, Love can only be perfected in pain.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek his grace. And then, when this day is done, I will place my head on my pillow and rest.
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome.
Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. Take off your clothes. Forget yourself. Make love. Self-destruction is the only way to peace.
Love is acceptance. When you love someone . . . you take them into your heart, and that is surely why it hurts so much when we lose someone we love, because we lose a part of ourselves.
If we continue to think and live as if we belong only to different cultures and different religions, with separate missions and goals, we will always be in self-defeating competition with each other. Once we realize we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love.
It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe - the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor - loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss.
It’s at the heart of everything we struggle with in life: longing to be valuable, to be accepted, to be prized, to be worth something to somebody, to have a life that matters, and God’s saying ‘You matter! I didn’t make anyone else like you. You’re not a reprint or a lithograph. You’re a one-of-a-kind, original creation of God.
Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself.
Love goes very far beyond the physical person of the beloved.
It finds its deepest meaning in its spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of importance.
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
The motive, principle, and end of the religious life is to make an absolute gift of self to God in a self-forgetting love, to end one's own life in order to make room for God's life.
The love you feel in life is a reflection of the love you feel in yourself.
As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health - food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is Love of Oneself.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
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.