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600 Inspiring Quotes For Women: Boost Your Self Confidence And Worth

1. “I used to hate feeling embarrassed, but then I realized nobody’s watching and nobody gives a damn.” ~ Barbara Corcoran


2. We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.


3. The fact is that self-esteem and your circumstances are only indirectly related. There is another intervening factor that determines self-esteem 100 percent of the time: your thoughts.” – Matthew McKay


4. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.


5. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right here.”


6. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”


7. “One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.” ~Marilyn Monroe


8. “Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within” ~Helen Keller


9. “A person’s worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves.” ~Jean De La Bruvere


10. “Self-esteem is a powerful force within each of us… Self-esteem is the experience that we are appropriate to life and to the requirements of life.” ~ Nathaniel Branden


11. “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”


12. “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”


13. Wouldn’t it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out.” – Alan Cohen


14. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you – always.


15. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” ~Marie Curie


16. Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.


17. I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles.”― Laurie Halse Anderson


18. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


19. Confidence is a very fragile thing.


20. “My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.”


21. “Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.”


22. “Without love our self-esteem weakens. With out it our courage fails. Without love we can no longer look out confidently at the world.” ~ Chief Dan George


23. When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen


24. “It’s hard to give up the self-esteem connected to being codependent and appearing ‘right,’ which is probably a survival behavior learned from growing up in a crazy family. It feels like you will actually disappear.” ~ Melody Beattie


25. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”


26. “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”


27. “The world will never value you more than you value yourself.” ~ Bill Masur


28. One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.


29. “Narcissism is not about self love. It’s a clinical trait that belies a deep sense of emptiness, low self-esteem, emotional detachment, self-loathing, extreme problems with intimacy.” ~ Drew Pinsky


30. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.


31. “If they don’t know you personally don’t take it personal.” ~Gal Shapira


32. “To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”


33. Much of your self-esteem doesn’t come from what happens to you on a given day or what somebody says, but what you know about yourself on the inside.” – Dr. Judy Ho


34. Your worth is not what you wear, but what you do.


35. My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.


36. Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emperors crown themselves.


37. In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.


38. The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.


39. Anything you can imagine, you can create.


40. The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.


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


42. “If there’s one thing I’m willing to bet on, it’s myself.” ~Beyoncé


43. Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.


44. “Never make this mistake of thinking that you elevate yourself by humiliating people.” ~ Robert Greene


45. Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.


46. A mind that trusts itself is light on its feet.


47. “The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.” ~ Dr. Sonya Friedman


48. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.”


49. “To know what that true self is without social pressure is to know your true nature.” ~Martha Beck


50. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ~ Michael J. Fox


51. At every given moment we are absolutely perfect for what is required for our journey.”― Steve Maraboli


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


53. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”


54. It takes a lot for you to find your confidence, but you shouldn’t let someone else be the person to find it for you.


55. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” ~Vincent Van Gogh


56. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.”― Lucille Ball


57. “Did your mom ever tell you, ‘If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything’? She was right–and talking nicely also applies when you’re talking to yourself, even inside your head.”


58. “Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world making the most of one's best.”


59. “Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.”


60. “The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” ~Rumi


61. “She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.”


62. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.” ~ Sandra Bierig


63. I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others.


64. For me, so far, confidence has been a journey, not a destination.


65. Hesitation creates gaps. Boldness obliterates them.


66. When you only know your faults and failures, you allow yourself and others to downgrade your dreams and belittle your wants.”― Shannon L. Alder


67. There are so many more important things to worry about than how you’re perceived by strangers.”― Dennis Lehane


68. “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.” ~Wayne Gerard Trotman


69. “You don’t have to be somebody different to be important. You’re important in your own right.” ~Michelle Obama


70. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


71. “A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”


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73. Don’t back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem.


74. “There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.”


75. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.


76. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.”


77. “Never dull your shine for somebody else.” ~Tyra Banks


78. “Don’t waste a second of your time convincing other people you’re worth loving.” ~Atticus


79. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.”


80. I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.


81. Confident people are busy people!


82. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.


83. “Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.”


84. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” ~Elizabeth Gaskell


85. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”


86. “Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.” ~ Anthony Trollope


87. In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.


88. “Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.” ~ Margaret Thatcher


89. “Make yourself a priority.” ~Maxime Lagacé


90. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.


91. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” ~Marilyn Monroe


92. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Buddha


93. “I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” ~Anne Freud


94. You develop courage by doing small things, just as you wouldn’t want to pick up a 100-pound weight without preparing yourself.


95. You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.


96. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde


97. Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”― Andre Gide


98. You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.


99. Sometimes the best thing you can do is stand in the rain and not care how wet your clothes get.” — Sarah R


100. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” ~Brené Brown


101. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” ~Helen Keller


102. Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism, and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.


103. Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.


104. Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.


105. “Self-trust is the first secret of success.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


106. ”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.”


107. You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative.’


108. 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.” – Iyanla Vanzant


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110. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale


111. The more you understand yourself and your emotions, the more you like discovering yourself.” – James Hilton


112. “You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”~ Louise Hay


113. Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.


114. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.”


115. Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.


116. “To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” ~ Alan Cohen


117. Sometimes, if you fake confidence long enough, you’re going to be confident.


118. The brave may not live forever, but the cautious don’t live at all.


119. When you trust yourself, you sow the seeds of fear into the hearts of your enemies!


120. “The world needs strong women – women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.” ~Amy Tenney


121. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” ~Diane Von Furstenberg


122. Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.


123. “The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.”~ Ayn Rand


124. You are you, no one else is you, you are the right you, and the right you, is the you that you love.”― Ya’ira Somerville


125. Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.


126. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.”


127. If you don’t love yourself it’s tough to love anything about your life. Appreciating who you are is essential to your happiness.”― Karen Salmansohn


128. Find what makes you feel comfortable. The confidence you wear your clothes in is what’s really going to shine.


129. If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” – Fred Rogers


130. Along with age comes more confidence, so it kind of works out.


131. Don’t worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character.” – Laura Schlessinger


132. If you want to improve your self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.” – Tim Fargo


133. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung


134. If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.


135. You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.


136. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”


137. Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.


138. “One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” ~ Shiela Murray Bethel


139. “Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”


140. Wise words from a powerful woman.


141. “The greatest success is successful self-acceptance.” ~ Ben Sweet


142. “Have respect for yourself and no one can take away your self respect.” ~Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


143. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.”


144. I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.


145. “Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak, sometimes you’re just strong enough to let go.” ~Taylor Swift


146. “There are so many more important things to worry about than how you’re perceived by strangers.” ~ Dennis Lehane


147. Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.


148. To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.” – Roy T. Bennett


149. The level of confidence women are able to build in women-only groups is important.


150. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson


151. Love yourself and love those around you. Take care of yourself and take care of those around you. Lead by example. Give love. Be a part of everything that is great in the world, and in turn there is more love and greatness in the world! Change the world!” – Jeffrey I. Moore


152. Fear of failure is caused by lack of self-esteem and confidence. Dealing with fear is the key to super success.” – Dan Pena


153. “If you have a good self-esteem, you can be generous, you can give back and you can be productive in the world.” ~ Deborra-Lee Furness


154. No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.


155. “It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.”


156. Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.


157. “Self-esteem comes quietly, like the truth.” ~ Amity Gaige


158. A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain


159. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.”


160. “And when I reveal my true heart, not everyone is going to approve. What I know now is that I don’t need them to.” ~Alicia Keys


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


162. “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.” ~ Sally Field


163. “We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”


164. “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”


165. I have a lot of confidence in myself, and I love that challenge as well. I love going to every competition as the favourite. It’s something I relish.


166. “Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.” ~ Dr. Roopleen


167. Do one thing every day that scares you.


168. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”


169. Let your light shine within you so that it can shine on someone else.


170. “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.” ~Kim McMillen


171. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.


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


173. Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.


174. “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


175. Take care of your costume and your confidence will take care of itself.


176. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~ Maya Angelou


177. It’s all about confidence and how you feel about yourself. There’s no such thing as a perfect woman. I like imperfections – that’s what makes you unique.


178. I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.


179. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right.” ~ Henry Ford


180. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” ~Oscar Wilde


181. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” ~ Mark Twain


182. Confidence comes from discipline and training.


183. “Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Fall in love with the path of deep healing. Fall in love with becoming the best version of yourself but with patience, with compassion, and respect to your own journey.” ~Sylvester McNutt


184. Remember that this is YOUR LIFE, and nothing is more important than YOU.”― Miya Yamanouchi


185. Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.


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


187. Sometimes the most important person to know is yourself.” — Philip Ai


188. Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself


189. “Be everything to you, not everything to everybody” ~Lisa Lieberman-Wang


190. You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”― Diane Von Furstenberg


191. “No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.”


192. I don’t entirely approve of some of the things I have done, or am, or have been. But I’m me. God knows, I’m me.” – Elizabeth Taylor


193. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”


194. What I find powerful is a person with the confidence to be her own self.


195. Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.


196. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” ~ Melanie Koulouris


197. “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.” ~Iyanla Vanzant


198. “If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”


199. The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson


200. Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson


201. Self-esteem is a powerful force within each of us… Self-esteem is the experience that we are appropriate to life and to the requirements of life.” — Nathaniel Branden


202. “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.” ~ Martha Beck


203. “Listen to your heart above all other voices.” ~ Marta Kagan


204. “If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.” ~Anonymous


205. Comparing yourself to someone else really stops you from being who you are.


206. Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.


207. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.


208. The only thing is, people have to develop courage. It is most important of all the virtues. Because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtues consistently.


209. If we are going to build self-esteem, we must get committed to our promises to ourselves and to others.” – David DeNotaris


210. “Your worth is not a product of your appearance, your intelligence, your talent or how successful are you.” ~ Invajy


211. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” ~ Maya Angelou


212. “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn't healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”


213. To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.


214. Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.


215. Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.


216. Confidence – It all has to do with how you feel about yourself – it’s about projecting the attitude, I’m happy with who I am.


217. I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.


218. Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.


219. “There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.”


220. You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.


221. “Self-esteem is made up primarily of two things: feeling lovable and feeling capable.” ~ Jack Canfield


222. “Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” ~Louise L. Hay


223. “Attitude is everything.” ~Diane Von Furstenberg


224. You can’t live your life for other people. You have to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.” — Lady Unique


225. Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.


226. Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.”― Shannon L. Alder


227. “Do not live to satisfy the expectations of others.” ~Ichiro Kishimi


228. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” ~T. Harv Eker


229. It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.


230. If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.


231. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” ~ Benjamin Spock


232. “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”


233. Clothes can make the woman, but sometimes it’s confidence that rocks the look!


234. “Self-esteem comes from who you have in your life. How you were raised. What you struggled with as a child.” ~ Halle Berry


235. “To establish true self-esteem, we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.” ~ Denis Waitley


236. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” ~ M. Scott Peck


237. “Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.”


238. “Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.” ~ John Milton


239. To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” – Alan Cohen


240. “Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ~Louise L. Hay


241. As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.


242. Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.


243. “Don’t let a little stormy weather get you down, there is always sunshine on the other side.” ~Heather A. Stillufsen


244. “Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.”~ Lucille Ball


245. “When I extend small kindness to others, I find it easier to like myself. If you feel that your self-esteem is low, try extending small kindness to strangers.” ~ Haemin Sunim


246. As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.


247. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.”


248. “The most important key to the permanent enhancement of esteem is the practice of positive inner-talk”. ~ Dennis Waitley


249. “Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life.” ~ Fred Rogers


250. You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.


251. If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker


252. 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


253. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Dr. Seuss


254. You don’t have to worry about burning bridges if you’re building your own.


255. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”


256. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”


257. Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival.” — Martha Gellhorn


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


259. Never let success get to your head; never let failures get to your heart.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


260. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


261. Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”― Dr. Roopleen


262. I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”― Madonna


263. “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


264. “Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey


265. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”


266. Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.


267. You don’t have to be the prettiest girl in the room for every guy to want you and every girl to want to be you.” — Nichole W


268. Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. McIntyre


269. “I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.”


270. “And you, you scare people because you are whole all by yourself.” ~Lauren Alex Cooper


271. Courage originally meant to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.


272. You can be anything you want to be; all you have to do is believe.” — Jovantae D


273. “It is weakness that is the source of all selfishness.” ~ Swami Vivekananda


274. Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck


275. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~Lao Tzu


276. Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.”


277. Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.


278. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” ~Oprah Winfrey


279. Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence.


280. If you want to find the real competition, just look in the mirror. After awhile you’ll see your rivals scrambling for second place.”― Criss Jami


281. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~ George Eliot


282. I realized, through it all, that…


283. Only my own personal vision holds me back.


284. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”


285. “Someone else’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.” ~ Les Brown


286. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”


287. “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.”


288. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.


289. “I don’t think it’s a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.” ~ Tom Petty


290. Nothing reduces the odds against you like ignoring them.


291. Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” ~Rumi


292. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung


293. “It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”


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295. You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.


296. “Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”


297. Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” – Maxwell Maltz


298. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” ~Roy T. Bennett


299. The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.


300. Let nothing dim the light that shines from within.


301. Don’t take anything for granted. If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.


302. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”


303. “Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”


304. Talent is given, greatness is earned.


305. It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.


306. “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.”


307. “Feeling good about ourselves is essential in our being able to love others.” ~ Fred Rogers


308. Be yourself, you’re already fully equipped to succeed at that.” – Rob Liano


309. I think confidence is a true form of beauty.


310. You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.


311. Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie


312. You can’t let someone else lower your self-esteem, because that’s what it is – self-esteem.” – Winnie Harlow


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


314. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”


315. “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.”


316. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~George Eliot


317. “Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up.” ~ Jack Canfield


318. Find out who you are and do it on purpose.


319. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” ~Anna Taylor


320. A good self-esteem level is mostly dependant on how we value ourselves without any bias.”― Stephen Richards


321. “I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”


322. Self-esteem is crucial to how much or how little contentment you feel at the end of your life.” — Mark Goulston


323. “Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. ”


324. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.


325. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.


326. Self-esteem is made up primarily of two things: feeling lovable and feeling capable.” – Jack Canfield


327. I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.


328. “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.”


329. Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.


330. “Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” ~Taylor Swift


331. “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone to tell you who you are.” ~Beyoncé


332. “Let nothing dim the light that shines from within.” ~Maya Angelou


333. “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha


334. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”


335. “When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self-acceptance opened.”


336. Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh


337. A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.


338. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie


339. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.


340. “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”


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342. Kindness in words creates confidence.


343. Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” – Parker Palmer


344. When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this – you haven’t.


345. “Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone – never the opinion of others.” ~ Robert Greene


346. In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love.


347. “I was once afraid of people saying, “Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, “This is who I am.” ~Oprah Winfrey


348. Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.” — John Milton


349. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” ~ Jean Vanier


350. I think about trust and confidence as something that you earn every day, and we will keep at it, earning it every day.


351. What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.


352. Self-confidence grows on trees in other people’s orchards.


353. “Don’t let anyone make you feel that you don’t deserve the good things that happen in your life.” ~ Paulo Coelho


354. One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”― Shannon L. Alder


355. Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.


356. You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” – Dr. Robert Anthony


357. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.


358. “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”


359. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.


360. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” ~Malcolm S. Forbes


361. “How you feel about yourself determines your life choices.” ~ Amanda Ray


362. “One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”


363. Never let the opinion of another affect your opinion of yourself.” – Teresa Mummert


364. “Self-care is never a selfish act–it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” ~Parker Palmer


365. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”


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


367. As is our confidence, so is our capacity.


368. “Self confidence is a super power. Once you start to believe in yourself, magic starts happening.” ~Unknown


369. We only value ourselves as others value us, for it might be said that we hold ourselves in trust for others.” – Charles Palliser


370. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.


371. “Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”


372. Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah


373. “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”


374. “It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


375. I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.


376. I think confidence does come with time, and I’ve been really surprised by that, actually.


377. The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.


378. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” ~ Maxwell Maltz


379. Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.” – Thaddeus Golas


380. “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.” ~Queen Latifah


381. You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’


382. Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.


383. “It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.”


384. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


385. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” ~Marianne Williamson


386. “You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.”


387. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”


388. “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


389. If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.


390. “Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.” ~ Coco Chanel


391. “Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.” ~ Eric Hoffer


392. I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.


393. Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.


394. A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.


395. The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.


396. Believe in yourself up here and it will make you stronger than you could ever imagine.”― Sarah Dessen


397. Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.


398. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself” ~Coco Chanel


399. “When we dim our light we don’t do anyone a favor. It’s a disservice because when you’re in the presence of someone who knows his or her worth, like the extraordinary Maya did, you want to shine brighter. Self-honoring energy is contagious.” ~Alicia Keys


400. “Too many people overvalue what they are not, and undervalue what they are.” ~ Malcolm Forbes


401. “The path to self-discovery is not a straight line. It’s a zigzag. We move in and out of awareness: one step forward, three steps to the left, a baby step back, another leap forward. A lightbulb moment might shine brightly one day, but then flicker the next. It takes work to hold tightly to a certain consciousness, to live in its wisdom. Every day, I have to intentionally maintain an awareness of my value.” ~Alicia Keys


402. And change, with every passing lad


403. Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.


404. “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” ~Lucille Ball


405. “Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good.” ~Diane von Furstenberg


406. A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.


407. Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up.” — Jack Canfield


408. “A person’s self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks. ” ~ Halle Berry


409. To make a difference in anyone else’s life you must first make a difference in your own. Start small; you’ll never believe the things you can accomplish.” — Carol Ann W


410. 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.” – Nathaniel Branden


411. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”


412. Love, like fortune, favors the bold.


413. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”


414. The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”― Mark Twain


415. “Your power is in your individuality, in being exactly who you area.” ~Jennifer Lopez


416. Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous; there’s really nothing to lose.


417. “You have a one of a kind gift to offer this world, and you are unique in the entire history of creation.” ~Wayne Dyer


418. “Loving oneself isn’t hard when you understand who and what ‘yourself’ is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It’s so beyond all of those things and it’s what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure.” ~Phylicia Rashad


419. Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.” — Nathaniel Branden


420. “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”


421. Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.


422. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.”


423. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.


424. “True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth.” ~Gabrielle Bernstein


425. Feel free to substitute queen, girl!


426. Youth is beautiful, but it fades. Fortunately we get confidence in return!


427. “Don’t blame your parents, don’t blame your boyfriend, don’t blame the weather. Accept the reality, embrace the challenge, and deal with it. Be in charge of your own life. Turn negatives into positives and be proud to be a woman.” ~Diane Von Furstenberg


428. “I wanted to show that women are empowered and strong, and don’t have to be saved by some male hero, but they can take care of themselves using their intelligence and their power.” ~Gal Gadot


429. Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”― Brigham Young


430. “Don’t back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for your beliefs builds self-confidence and self-esteem.” ~ Oprah Winfrey


431. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile.


432. “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” ~ Diane Von Furstenberg


433. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.


434. Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.


435. “Hiding, secrets, and not being able to be yourself is one of the worst things ever for a person. It gives you low self-esteem. You never get to reach that peak in your life. You should always be able to be yourself and be proud of yourself.” ~ Grace Jones


436. Be yourself, there is no one better.


437. Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.


438. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”


439. “Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.”


440. Whatever you want to do, if you want to be great at it, you have to love it and be able to make sacrifices for it.


441. “Avoid focusing on what you cannot do. Instead, focus on what you can do and accomplish without expecting approval and recognition from others.” ~ Lisa Lieberman-Wang


442. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” ~Norman Vincent Peale


443. I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.


444. I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.


445. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance”


446. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”― Sharon Salzberg


447. “You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.” ~ Brian Tracy


448. “If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.”


449. “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face … we must do that which we think we cannot.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt


450. “A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines.” ~Matshona Dhliwayo


451. “The biggest success factor in life is self-esteem: believing you deserve it, believing you can do it and believing you will achieve it.” ~ Invajy


452. “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.”


453. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


454. Acts of bravery don’t always take place on battlefields. They can take place in your heart.


455. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” ~Maya Angelou


456. “You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” ~Michelle Obama


457. Confidence. If you have it, you can make anything look good.


458. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”


459. I don’t think it’s a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.”— Tom Petty


460. “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” ~ Johnny Depp


461. “Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.” ~ Nathaniel Branden


462. The higher you climb, the further you have to fall.


463. “Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.” ~ Thomas Carlyle


464. “Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” ~ Tina Fey


465. Determine to live life with flair and laughter.


466. Personality begins where comparison leaves off.” – Shannon L. Alder


467. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.


468. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”


469. Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


470. Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God.


471. I always feel that if you’re gonna be uncomfortable and unhappy in something, just because you think it’s in or it’s chic, I would advise you to be happy rather than well-dressed. It’s better to be happy.


472. “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.” ~ Wayne Gerard Trotman


473. I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity, is daring to dare.


474. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.” ~Mandy Hale


475. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”


476. I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.” – Queen Latifah


477. Confidence is one of the sexiest things in guys and girls.


478. It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.


479. The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.


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


481. “Self-esteem is crucial to how much or how little contentment you feel at the end of your life.” ~ Mark Goulston


482. “Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.” ~ Rob Liano


483. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.” ~ Andre Gide


484. Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.


485. The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.”― Ayn Rand


486. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


487. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”


488. Doubt can motivate you, so don’t be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.


489. “Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.”


490. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha


491. “Get more confidence by doing things that excite and frighten you.” ~Jessica Williams


492. Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.”― Anthony Trollope


493. Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock


494. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”


495. You’ve been criticising yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”― Louise Hay


496. “Being worthy is not something you earn. It is something you recognize and believe in.” ~ Invajy


497. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”


498. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”


499. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James


500. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” ~Shannon L. Alder


501. There’s a confidence and sense of self that comes with age that I didn’t anticipate.


502. “You can’t compare an apple to an orange. It will cause a lot of self-esteem issues.” ~ Craig Sheffer


503. “When we fulfill our function, which is to truly love ourselves and share love with others, then true happiness sets in.”


504. “You're always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”


505. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ~Maya Angelou


506. “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” ~Brigham Young


507. “If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.”


508. We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay – and rise!


509. “I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren't more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”


510. You are blessed and highly favored.” – Les Brown


511. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.


512. The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” – William James


513. I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but also to reassure them, give them confidence.


514. I’d rather die my way than live yours.


515. It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.


516. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by a**holes.” ~ Sigmund Freud


517. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” ~Oprah Winfrey


518. Get updates on the latest posts and more from Everyday Power straight to your inbox.


519. If you hear a voice within you say


520. What you think to be the end may actually be a great beginning to a bright future. So, don’t conclude the end and live your part boldly.” — Saranya P.M.


521. Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you’re confident even when you’re not.


522. It’s not whether you got knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.


523. “Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.” ~ David D. Burns


524. “You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” ~ Dr. Robert Anthony


525. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.”


526. Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water.


527. “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.” ~ Jay Leno


528. “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.”


529. Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.


530. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.


531. “We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” ~Marie Curie


532. Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.” – Brian Tracy


533. I never had confidence – never. The hardest thing to know is your own worth, and it took me years and years to find out what mine is.


534. . “I never loved another person the way I loved myself.”~ Mae West


535. Self trust is the essence of heroism.


536. I was once afraid of people saying, Who does she think she is? Now I have the courage to stand and say, This is who I am.


537. It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.


538. “The best way to be loved, is to love yourself.” ~Adam Lambert


539. Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker


540. If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?


541. If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.


542. Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.


543. My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry, to get my work done, and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.


544. Don’t measure how valuable you are by the way you are treated.” – Charlie Mackesy


545. “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”


546. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt


547. When you have confidence, you can do anything.


548. “When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.”


549. “You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!” ~Maya Angelou


550. “You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be.” ~ Lou Holtz


551. You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.


552. “People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.”


553. “Just be yourself, there is no one better.” ~Taylor Swift


554. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.”


555. “People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.”~ Wayne Dyer


556. “I am not a has-been. I am a will be.” ~Lauren Bacall


557. Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.


558. When you have high self-esteem, you are not dependent on others to feel happy. You believe in yourself and you believe in your values more than anything.” – Angel Graff


559. “If you want to improve your self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.” ~Tim Fargo


560. We must have perseverance, and above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.


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


562. “You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being – not because anybody says so, not because you’re successful, not because you make a lot of money – but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason.” ~Wayne Dyer


563. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”


564. I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” – Edward Everett Hale


565. I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” — Jane Fonda


566. You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.


567. The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”― Michel de Montaigne