175 Self Love Quotes To Help You Love Yourself More

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The Most Famous Self Love Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Self-love is how you feel about yourself when you are by yourself. — Jay Shetty

If we don't love ourselves, tell me, how can we love somebody else? — R. Kelly

Our first and last love is self-love. — Christian Nestell Bovee

But what love got to do with it when you don't love yourself ? — Kendrick Lamar

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Self-love is the source of all our other loves. — Pierre Corneille

To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance. — Oscar Wilde

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Love yourself like your life depends on it, because it does. — Anita Moorjani

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If you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? — RuPaul

You must love and care for yourself, because that's when the best comes out. — Tina Turner

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

Short Self Love Quotes

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  • I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau
  • Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud
  • I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez
  • Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Kahlil Gibran
  • Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself. — Jaggi Vasudev
  • When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. — Diane von Furstenberg
  • I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome. — James Franco
  • The love you feel in life is a reflection of the love you feel in yourself. — Deepak Chopra
  • Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others. — Confucius
  • Let your heart guide you...it whispers so listen closely. — Walt Disney

Top 10 Self Love Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. — Sigmund Freud

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I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez

Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide. — Marva Collins

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. — Abraham Maslow

If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. — Rabindranath Tagore

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Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Kahlil Gibran

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. — Albert Einstein

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. — Ernest Hemingway

Discover yourself, otherwise you have to depend on other people's opinions who don't know themselves. — Osho

Self Love Image Quotes

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Self love quote by Henry David Thoreau

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately. — Henry David Thoreau

Self love quote by Hafez

I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being. — Hafez

Self love quote by Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. — Kahlil Gibran

Self love quote Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and l
Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
Self love quote by Walt Disney

Let your heart guide you...it whispers so listen closely. — Walt Disney

Self love quote by Malcolm Forbes

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. — Malcolm Forbes

Self love quote by Frank Ocean

Just remember; someone loves everything you hate about yourself. — Frank Ocean

Self love quote by T. Harv Eker

Your outer world is a reflection of your inner world. — T. Harv Eker

Self love quote by Kurt Hahn

Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate. — Kurt Hahn

Self love quote by Byron Katie

It's not your job to like me - it's mine — Byron Katie

Self love quote by Big K.R.I.T.

If I abuse myself daily, who can I love? — Big K.R.I.T.

Self love quote by The Weeknd

I'm too full to swallow my pride — The Weeknd

Self love quote by Elias Canetti

People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation. — Elias Canetti

Self love quote by Joan Didion

To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self. — Joan Didion

Self love quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self love quote by Dale Carnegie

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. — Dale Carnegie

Self love quote Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud ~Maya Angelou
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud ~Maya Angelou

Alone Self-love Quotes

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Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. — Bell Hooks

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. — Mark Twain

Purity perceives and respects the character of sex-its depth, seriousness, intimacy, and true home within wedded love, which alone makes possible the total and mutual gift of self. — Dietrich von Hildebrand

Self love quote Don't forget to fall in love with yourself first ~Carrie Bradshaw
Don't forget to fall in love with yourself first ~Carrie Bradshaw

Without the renewed mind, we will distort the Scriptures to avoid their radical commands for self-denial, and love, and purity, and supreme satisfaction in Christ alone. — John Piper

I'm stranded all alone in the gas station of love, and I have to use the self service pump. — Al Yankovic

Have the self-confidence to say no when it is necessary and the strength to stand alone. Give yourself the approval to love and respect everything that you are and will become. — Jackie Olson

Self love quote You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

To love blindly is to love selfishly, because the goal of such love is not the real advantage of the beloved but only the exercise of love in our own souls. — Thomas Merton

The love of God is a hard love. It demands total self-surrender, disdain of our human personality. And yet it alone can reconcile us to suffering and the deaths of children, it alone can justify them, since we cannot understand them, and we can only make God's will ours. — Albert Camus

We're miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and resentment and mortality. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Neither woman nor man lives by work, or love, alone ... The human self defines itself and grows through love and work: All psychology before and after Freud boils down to that. — Betty Friedan

My Self Love Quotes

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Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. — Max Lucado

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. — Max Lucado

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. — Charlie Chaplin

Self love quote Real love is a permanent self-enlarging experience
Real love is a permanent self-enlarging experience

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. — Eartha Kitt

I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before preaching or law; Will you give me yourself? — Walt Whitman

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Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate. — Kurt Hahn

I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. — Albert Einstein

As for myself, I always willingly acknowledge my own self as the principal cause of every good and of every evil which may befall me; therefore, I have always found myself capable of being my own pupil, and ready to love my teacher. — Giacomo Casanova

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I'm too full to swallow my pride — The Weeknd

When you get in taekwondo, it teaches you the life skills of respect, self control, discipline-that's why I love it. I really attribute those skills to really getting over my dad's death. If I didn't have that, I would have lost it. — Anthony Pettis

Self Worth Self Love Quotes

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I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it. — Johnny Depp

Nothing destroys self-worth, self-acceptance and self-love faster than denying what you feel. Without feelings, you would not know where you are in life. Nor would you know what areas you need to work on. Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel them. — Iyanla Vanzant

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. — Nhat Hanh

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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. — Malcolm Forbes

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice -- no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. — John Burroughs

L'Oreal's slogan 'because you're worth it' has come to epitomise banal narcissism of early 21st century capitalism; easy indulgence and effortless self-love all available at a flick of the credit card. — Geoff Mulgan

If you don’t love yourself who will? — Naval Ravikant

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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. — Dale Carnegie

Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting. — William Shakespeare

Your self-love must always be stronger than your desire to be loved by others. — Steven Bartlett

Flower Self Love Quotes

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Self government is our right, a thing born to us at birth a thing no more to be doled out to us by another people then the right to life itself then the right to feel the sun or smell the flowers or to love our kind. — Roger Casement

The more you love, the more you suffer. — Vincent Van Gogh

Somewhere there was once a Flower, a Stone, a Crystal, a Queen, a King, a Palace, a Lover and his Beloved, and this was long ago, on an Island somewhere in the ocean 5,000 years ago. . . . Such is Love, the Mystic Flower of the Soul. This is the Center, the Self. — Carl Jung

One of the characteristics of love relationships that flower is a relatively high degree of mutual self-disclosure — Nathaniel Branden

The more you love, the more you crave. — Nicole Kidman

Feelings aroused by the touch of someones hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith - all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well. — Bernie Siegel

Walk and touch peace every moment. Walk and touch happiness every moment. Each step brings a fresh breeze. Each step makes a flower bloom. Kiss the Earth with your feet. Bring the Earth your love and happiness. The Earth will be safe when we feel safe in ourselves. — Nhat Hanh

In Christ we see a maturity of love that flowers in self-sacrifice and forgiveness; a maturity of power that never swerves from the ideal of service; a maturity of goodness that overcomes every temptation, and, of course, we see the ultimate victory of life over death itself. — Vincent Nichols

After Self-Realisation it is easy to perceive the truth that all these religions were born on the same tree of spirituality, but that those in charge of each religion plucked the flowers from the living source and are now fighting each other with the dead flowers of merely partial truths. — Nirmala Srivastava

Let's remember that our children's spirits are more important than any material things. When we do, self-esteem and love blossoms and grows more beautifully than any bed of flowers ever could. — Jack Canfield

Love Your Self Quotes

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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. — Yayoi Kusama

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. — Sri Chinmoy

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. — Andrew the Apostle

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. — Lady Gaga

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. — Jack Kornfield

Never dull your shine for somebody else. — Tyra Banks

Transform your world by transforming your internal state. Start by learning to let go of negative self judgment, and replace it with positive and loving thoughts about yourself. Be kind to yourself, and watch your external world change. — Anita Moorjani

When you can completely love your ego unconditionally and accept it as part of how you express in this life, you'll no longer have a problem with it. It won't impede your growth - on the contrary, it will be an asset. — Anita Moorjani

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness. — Rodney Dangerfield

If you commit to yourself... if you commit to love yourself, despite everything that's happened to you, despite everything you've done, your life can be beautiful, but it starts with a decision to move forward. — Tom Bilyeu

Love My Self Quotes

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A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem. — Naomi Wolf

I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self. — Elliot Page

I'm a little self-conscious about my body. I love to wear hoodies because you can get cozy and eat some food and your belly doesn't show! — Jared Padalecki

My love for traveling to islands amounts to a pathological condition known as nesomania, an obsession with islands. This craze seems reasonable to me, because islands are small self-contained worlds that can help us understand larger ones. — Paul Theroux

A soulmate is the one person whose love is powerful enough to motivate you to meet your soul, to do the emotional work of self-discovery, of awakening. — Kenny Loggins

Now I know the things I know, and I do the things I do; and if you do not like me so, to hell, my love, with you! — Dorothy Parker

O my soul, what are you doing? Are you not aware that God sees you always? You can never hide yourself from His sight. O Father, have pity on us because we are blind and in darkness. Drive out the darkness and give me light. Melt the ice of my self-love and kindle in me the fire of Your charity. — St. Catherine of Siena

Hold a true friend with both your hands. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Every chance you get you seem to hurt me more and more, but each hurt makes my love stronger than before. — Marvin Gaye

Self Worth And Love Quotes

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You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. — Bindi Irwin

Most people love you for who you pretend to be. — Jim Morrison

Jealousy is the result of one's lack of self-confidence, self-worth, and self-acceptance. — Sasha Azevedo

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... — Jim Morrison

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

Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. — Deborah Day

Our success at friendship, business, sports, love--indeed, at nearly every enterprise we attempt--is largely determined by our self-image. People who have a confidence in their personal worth seem to be magnets for success and happiness. — Alan Loy McGinnis

Release old concepts and energies that keep you in self-punishment patterns. Release old stories and create from a place of love and self-validation. You are worth it! — Gautama Buddha

You can't build joy on a feeling of self-loathing. — Ram Dass

The reputation you have with yourself - your self-esteem - is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life. — Nathaniel Branden

Self Respect And Love Quotes

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To love yourself, truly love yourself, is to finally discover the essence of personal courage, self-respect, integrity, and self-esteem. These are the qualities of grace that come directly from a soul with stamina. — Caroline Myss

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are. — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and respect of self, in turn, is the chief element in courage. — Thucydides

No one can love you until you love yourself, and you cannot love anyone else, until you love yourself. — Raymond Charles Barker

I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. — Louise Hay

Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay. Patriotism is a maggot in their heads. — Henry David Thoreau

The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off. — Robert Hand

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. — Herbert H. Lehman

Toxic traits attract toxic people. If you don’t respect yourself, nobody will. If you don’t love yourself, you’ll be hard to love. Respect, compassion, and love. If you want to attract someone that will treat you like this, you have to start treating yourself like this first. — Steven Bartlett

Self Respect In Love Quotes

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Loving yourself...does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion — Margot Anand

Love yourself. Respect yourself. Never sell yourself short. Believe in yourself regardless of what people think. You can accomplish anything, absolutely anything, if you set your mind to it. — Marcus Allen

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing. — Emma Goldman

I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don't have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else? — Shailene Woodley

A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. — Axel Munthe

Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends. — Aberjhani

You must learn to love, respect and believe in yourself. To accomplish this, begin by restructuring your current self-programming. — Marshall Sylver

Here's the thing, you're not really ready for love until you have enough self-respect that if you met your exact self but in a guy you would totally, completely, absolutely want to be with him. — Tracy McMillan

Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters. — Don Coppersmith

The most dangerous thing in American society is a self-respecting and self-loving black person, because they're on the road to freedom and that means they're gonna run up against the powers that be. — Cornel West

Self-love Quotes

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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. — Max Lucado

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. — Mary, Queen of Scots

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. — Francis Chan

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. — Muhammad Ali

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. — Viktor E. Frankl

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. — Edith Stein

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. — Shams Tabrizi

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. — Maya Angelou

Love is something you and I must have. We must have it because our spirit feeds upon it. We must have it because without it we become weak and faint. Without love our self-esteem weakens. Without it our courage fails. Without love we can no longer look out confidently at the world. — Chief Dan George

Don’t beg anybody for anything, especially love. — Toni Morrison

People Writing About Self Love

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Read quotes by Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
quotes on nature, civil disobedience and solitude

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Read quotes by Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran
quotes on love, death and life

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Read quotes by Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud
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Read quotes by Hafez

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Read quotes by Diane von Furstenberg

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Read quotes by Ernest Hemingway

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More Self Love Quotes

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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. — Clarissa Pinkola Estes

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. — Louie Giglio

In Conclusion

In our fast-paced world, where criticism and self-doubt can easily seep in, we need these quotes more than ever. Reading and reflecting on self-love quotes is like nourishing your soul. It promotes self-confidence, illuminates your inner beauty, and even offers a sense of spiritual upliftment, akin to reading a self-love bible. It's a gentle yet powerful way of reinforcing positivity within you. So why not make these quotes a part of your daily routine? Let them guide you towards a journey of self-love and acceptance, ultimately leading to a happier, healthier you.

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