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

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.

Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does.

I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.

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Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you.

They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.

It was something she didn't want me to do because she thought the rejection would ruin my self-esteem. My father was, like, 'If she wants to try it, let her try it.'

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.

'Showgirls' was a critical point in my life.

I had my head handed to me. At 21 years old, I had to find my self-esteem again. It was a very hard time.

My family has reduced the effect of my career on my self-esteem.

When I'm with them, they make me feel special regardless of how I play.

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They're no good at all.

I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.

When I was 19 years old, I came down with anorexia.

I had it for about a year before it became public. And it had a lot to do with my self-esteem.

Demands for equality for women are threats to men's self-esteem and sense of sexual turf.

It's always at the back of my mind that acting might come to an end for me when Harry Potter finishes. I don't know if I'm good enough to have a long career. I've got a bit of an inferiority complex about my acting. My self-esteem is quite low in that sense.

I didn't have high self-esteem when I was a teen-ager, as I think most teen-agers don't.

I noticed there were so many people, especially women, who would come up to me having recognized me from TV and say, 'I heard you were a math person, why math? Oh my gosh, I could never do math!' I could just see their self-esteem crumbling; I thought that was silly, so I wanted to make math more friendly and accessible.

I didn't want to go down any scarier path of low self-esteem than I was already on the track for. So during my second year of college I was like, 'I'm over it! I have to go see what this other thing called life is about!'

I really don't know how to be anyone else, and whenever I try to be anyone else, I fail miserably. Or I disappoint myself. It doesn't build my self-esteem, and it doesn't help me grow me at all.

I had low self-esteem. I just really wanted attention and love from somebody.

I was called fat and ugly in the press almost my entire life.

I understand that being judged by others comes with the territory, but it broke my heart and ruined my self-esteem.

To wake up in England and have the newspaper on your front door with a headline that says, 'Ozzie's Beach Whale of a Daughter,' doesn't really do much for your self-esteem at all.

Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.

Don't worry so much about your self-esteem.

Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.

There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.

Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system.

People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.

Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.

Many mathematicians derive part of their self-esteem by feeling themselves the proud heirs of a long tradition of rational thinking; I am afraid they idealize their cultural ancestors.

Well, we all know that self-esteem comes from what you think of you, not what other people think of you.

People always want to ask me about my drug problem - I never had a drug problem;

I had a self-esteem problem!

Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce.

So many comics have such low self-esteem.

I had low self-esteem.

We all know that girls who compete in sports perform better in school, are physically healthier and have a stronger self-esteem.

No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.

If you improve a teacher's self-esteem, confidence, communication skills or stress levels, you improve that teacher's overall effectiveness across the curriculum.

It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards. It boosts your self-esteem.

Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional.

The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn't.

When you're a kid growing up, and you think you're gay, you know that you're different; you're often teased and it can really destroy your self-esteem. But sports can be great for building self-esteem.