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833 Inspiring Self-Esteem Quotes: Boost Confidence (2023)

1. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes


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


3. “Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” – Auliq Ice


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


5. “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.” – Sam Walton


6. Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your handbrake on. – Maxwell Maltz


7. “Every human being. with no exception. for the mere fact to be it. is worthy of unconditional respect of everybody else; he deserves to esteem himself and to be esteemed.”


8. “The worst outcome in this world is not having self esteem. If you don’t love yourself, who will?” – Naval Ravikant


9. Being good to yourself equates to having a positive relationship with yourself and higher self-esteem.” – Sophie Winters


10. “There’s something to be said for writing in the morning. At other points in the day you’re a bit more defensive.”


11. “The real source of inner joy is to remain truthful and honest.”


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


13. “I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.” – Madonna


14. “The Road to Success is Through Commitment.”


15. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” – Cheryl Hughes


16. Be honest, brutally honest. – Lauryn Hill


17. “Who looks outside. dreams; who looks inside. awakes.” – Carl Gustav Jung


18. “The self-love needed for self-care is missing. Academicians use terms like self-esteem, self-worth, self-support, and self-care, but rarely self-love. That is left to the spiritual community. People don’t realize that taking care of their own needs, eating, drinking, brushing their teeth, showering, wearing clean clothes, going to work are all acts of self-love.” – Angela C. Santomero


19. “They worshiped courage. those early Polynesians. The Spirit which had urged them across the Pacific in their sailing canoes. before the dawn of recorded history... still sang its song of danger in their blood.”


20. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you. they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon


21. “Dig deep—get deliberate, inspired, and going.”


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


23. “Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You’ve got two good legs. So get up and use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.” – Edward Elric


24. “You could not bribe honest people. but bad people would accept bribery.”


25. “To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


27. “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort. eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” – Pat Riley


28. “We are so afraid that if we let ourselves feel joy. something will come along and rip it away from us and we will be sucker punched by pain and trauma and loss.”


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


30. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks. and then starting on the first one.”


31. “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


32. “The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousness is self-esteem: believing you can do it. believing you deserve it. believing you will get it.” – Jerry Gillies


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


34. Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control, and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self-esteem.” — unknown


35. “May your choices reflect your hopes. not your fears.”


36. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


37. “Doubt is a virus that attacks our self-esteem, productivity and confidence. Faith that you and your life are perfectly unfolding is the strongest vaccine.” – Sean Stephenson


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


39. “The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.” – Tacitus


40. 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.


41. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not surrounded by assholes.” – Sigmund Freud


42. “When someone is properly grounded in life. they shouldn’t have to look outside themselves for approval.” ― Epictetus


43. “You are powerful and worthy of great things.”


44. “I can’t seem to keep my heart from leaking out of the cracks, like sand clutched in a fist.” — Kiersten White


45. Everything is hard until they become easy


46. “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” – George S. Patton


47. Self-esteem is a huge piece of my work. You have to believe it's possible and believe in yourself. Because after you've decided what you want, you have to believe it's possible, and possible for you, not just for other people. Then you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches. - Jack Canfield.


48. “When you are in your own lane there is no traffic.” ― Ashley Francev


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


50. “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


51. “If you are surrounded by your competition and you are outworking these people. outmaneuvering these people. it’s hard not to let your confidence take over. It just builds and builds and builds.” ~ Conor McGregor


52. “You can choose courage or you can choose comfort. but you cannot choose both!” ~ Brene Brown


53. When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves—they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true. ” — Cheryl Hughes


54. “You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.”


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56. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence. then. is not an act but a habit.”


57. “I now walk into the wild.”


58. A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror. —Ken Keyes


59. “It’s not who you are that holds you back. it’s who you think you’re not.” ― Denis Waitley


60. “As you grow in self-esteem. your face. manner. way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive.” – Nathaniel Branden


61. “You’re only responsible for being honest. not for someone else’s reaction to your honesty.”


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


63. “Courage can’t see around corners. but goes around them anyway.” – Mignon McLaughlin


64. “As you begin to embrace courage, you will be able to point your life in the direction YOU want it to go as opposed to being directed by others or by your fears.” ― S. Fullwood


65. Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. — Pema Chodron


66. Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work. If you’re focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don’t have, focusing on the limitations, then you will be limited. — Ava DuVernay


67. “Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say “no”, but also being willing and able to enforce that “no” when necessary.” ― Jessica Moore


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


69. “Good things happen when you narrow your focus.”


70. “Heh! Self-esteem is for sissies. Accept that you’re a pimple and try to keep a lively sense of humor about it. That way lies grace—and maybe even glory.”


71. “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.”


72. If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.


73. Courage is a heart word. The root of the word courage is cor – the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant ‘To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.


74. “Dealing with the source of any self-esteem issues is critical to challenging the way you value yourself and speak to yourself.” – Rachel Robins


75. “It’s not that I’m so smart. it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein


76. “Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle


77. I believe that a life of integrity I the most fundamental source of personal worth. I do not agree with the popular success literature that says that self-esteem is primarily a matter of mindset, of attitude that you can psych yourself into the peace of mind. Peace of mind comes when your life is in harmony with true principles and values and in no other way. - Stephen Covey.


78. “If you obey all the rules. you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn


79. “It's a funny thing about life. once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for. you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent


80. “There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.” – Brené Brown


81. The bold adventurer succeeds the best.


82. “In order to have self-respect. you have to have respect for your body. for your mind. and if those two things are not connected it’s very hard to have healthy self-esteem. And the solution is essentially learning how to train yourself to be compassionate.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


83. “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems. but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.”- Herm Albright


84. “‘This is where you can find your soul. if you dare. Where you can touch that part of you that you’ve never dared look at before.’”


85. ‘No. Come on. It’s not worth it.’


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


87. “What keeps us in bad relationships isn’t that all men are jerks or that relationships are so hard or that we’re unworthy or that all the good guys are taken. What keeps us in bad relationships is low self-esteem. When you don’t value yourself. you will accept and even welcome people who don’t value you into your life.”


88. “Your unconscious mind is like a program that is constantly searching for problems to solve.”―Mike Stagnitta


89. “If you don’t run your own life. somebody else will.” – John Atkinson


90. “True friends esteem you of greater worth than you feel deserving. False friends demand you prove that worth.” – Richelle E. Goodrich


91. It’s not your job to like me


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


93. “Never allow your mind to wander untamed like a wild animal that exists on the basis of survival of the fittest. Tame your mind with consistent focus on your goals and desires.” – Stephen Richards


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


95. “Unless you’re continually improving your skills, you’re quickly becoming irrelevant.” — Stephen Covey


96. “Your true life is the one that would be the greatest gift you could give to others.”


97. “But because of this the mosquito has a guilty conscience. To this day she goes about whining in people’s ears. ‘Zeee! Is everyone still angry at me?’ When she does that. she gets an honest answer.”


98. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. ” —Bryant H. McGill, author and entrepreneur


99. “When admiring other people’s gardens. don’t forget to tend to your own flowers.” – Sandbar Khan


100. “If we only did things that were easy. we wouldn’t actually be learning anything. We’d just be practicing things we already knew.” — David Dockterman


101. Never dull your shine for somebody else. — Tyra Banks


102. “If you're going through hell. keep going.”


103. “Let people doubt your sanity. Let them think you’re nuts. Be the mad scientist. the wise fool. the adventure addict who makes others question there own aliveness.”


104. “When you stop caring about being liked. you become more likable”


105. “Self-esteem is that deep-down inside our skin feeling you have of your own self-worth.” — Dennis Waitley


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


107. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”


108. “The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness. that we too can shine our own light.”


109. “Appear as you are, be as you appear.” — Rumi


110. “Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” — Grace Lichtenstein


111. “When you love yourself, there’s no such thing as low self-esteem. Establish true self-esteem to experience the best kind of love with yourself.” – Anonymous


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


113. “Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” —Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club


114. “If in the last few years you haven’t discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one. check your pulse. You may be dead.” – Gelett Burgess


115. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson


116. “There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem. the more likely one will treat others with respect. kindness. and generosity. People who do not experience self-love have little or no capacity to love others.” – Nathaniel Branden


117. "Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.” – Louise Hart


118. “I’m like a recovering perfectionist. For me it’s one day at a time.”


119. ”Defeat should not be the source of discouragement. but a stimulus to keep plotting.” - Shirley Chisolm


120. Success is not an accident, success is a choice. - Stephen Curry


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


122. “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential. even if you are not.”


123. “There's nothing wrong with being different.”


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


125. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand


126. “We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.” – Brad Meltzer


127. “Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. ” — Bryant H. McGill


128. In its simplest form, communication is talking and listening; however, unless talking and listening are accompanied by honest, loving feedback on the part of the listener, little communication can take place. – Dr. Gary Chapman


129. “You are stronger than you think.”


130. “If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” – Anonymous


131. Interestingly enough, my more high-profile things are in uniform. But if you look at my full body of work, there's a lot of stuff that's not in uniform. But I do a lot of stuff in the service, and I think that's just how I'm built physically. It just serves the roles. - Author: Michael Cudlitz


132. “All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.”


133. It's only by being bold that you get anywhere.


134. “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” – George S. Patton


135. “We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” – Andre Berthiaume


136. “We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.”


137. “If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens. you can never regain their respect and esteem.” –Abraham Lincoln


138. “Somebody out there probably thinks you're the greatest thing in the whole world. Don't ever think you're not good enough.”


139. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan


140. “Release the toxic and infectious spreaders of misery, souls destroying souls and poisonous liars. Awaken from the hallucinations and take back your heart. Reclaim your self-esteem and leave the toxic be.”– Giorge Leedy


141. “The more we value things. the less we value ourselves.” -Bruce Lee


142. “It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


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


144. “Manners and politeness will never become old-fashioned.” ― Oscar Auliq Ice


145. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear. not absence of fear.” ~ Mark Twain


146. You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don't have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success - none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.


147. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” — Muhammad Ali


148. “Remember: Mistake is not for mistake. it is for alteration!” – L.A. Golding


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


150. Just remember, there are no quick fixes. But, by taking action just a little bit every day, you will build up a powerful reservoir of confidence, self-esteem, and discipline.” – Scott Allan


151. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.”


152. If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.


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


154. “You will never be enough if you keep pleasing everyone.”


155. “Somehow we’ve come to equate success with not needing anyone. Many of us are willing to extend a helping hand, but we’re very reluctant to reach out for help when we need it ourselves. It’s as if we’ve divided the world into “those who offer help” and “those who need help.” The truth is that we are both.” – Brené Brown


156. “Do not pray for an easy life. pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee


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


158. “As a general rule. most women. before they’ve got ‘em. present to their men smiling. agreeing faces. They hide their thoughts. You now. when you’re feeling hateful. honey. you are hateful.”


159. “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 the something that I can do.”


160. “The odds are. you highly underestimate how awesome you are. Stop doing that.”


161. Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness. - Louise Hart.


162. “I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”—Madonna


163. I am not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott


164. “Only make decisions that support your self-image. self-esteem. and self-worth.” – Oprah Winfrey


165. “I thought not fitting in was something I had to fix. Now I see it as my superpower.” – Maxime Lagacé


166. There’s nothing wrong with a woman being comfortable, confident. — Selena Gomez


167. “When I was first making money the idea of having $100K in savings might as well have been a bajillion dollars.” – Codie Sanchez


168. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” -Benjamin Disraeli


169. “Never expect a thing you do not want. and never desire a thing you do not expect.”


170. “Don’t fall into the trap of sacrificing your self-esteem for affection and acceptance.” – Ashley Graham


171. “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” – Roger Crawford


172. “Don’t fall into the trap of sacrificing your self-esteem for affection and acceptance.” — Ashley Graham


173. 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. —Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


174. “I’m passionate about encouraging girls to be confident in their own skin.” Sadie Sink


175. A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.


176. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. —Veronica A. Shoffstall


177. “Strength is a matter of a made up mind.” ~ John Beecher


178. “Just before you begin a good workout at the gym. you may get a feeling of doubt that you can actually do it. The same goes for your mind when you are about to tackle a difficult piece of work. You have to set your mind to the job and buckle down to doing it.” – David Hewitt


179. “What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.”


180. “Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.”


181. “Choosing to practice unconditional self-love is the first step to overcoming low self-esteem.”


182. “If you desire to make a difference in the world. you must be different from the world.” ― Elaine S. Dalton


183. “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


184. “Because he could not afford to fail. he could not afford to trust.”


185. “You can not stop you from being who you are.”


186. “Don’t let anyone else tell you who you are or what you can achieve.”


187. The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. – Mary Browne


188. “We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.” — Jean de la Bruyere


189. It has been a rewarding experience working alongside you and a team of esteemed experts. Hope to be associated again in the future.


190. “A self-love deficit isn’t what will bring you joy. The wrong mental attitude can be devastating in the world. If you have true self-esteem and high self-love you can share that love with the world around you. To love oneself is to love the world and a person learns that only when they show themselves the kindness they deserve.” – Unknown


191. “You marry at the level of your self-esteem, make sure you have self-worth.” ― Marie Osmond


192. “Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine


193. “Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of ‘You’re not alone.’” – Brené Brown


194. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison


195. "Kintsugi [is] not just a method of repair but also a philosophy. It’s the belief that the breaks, cracks, and repairs become a valuable and esteemed part of the history of an object, rather than something to be hidden. That, in fact, the piece is more beautiful for having been broken. - Kathleen Tessaro


196. “Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


197. “Worrying about scarcity is our culture’s version of post-traumatic stress. It happens when we’ve been through too much, and rather than coming together to heal, we’re angry, and scared, and at each other’s throats.”


198. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” – Abraham Lincoln


199. “Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.”


200. I am an esteemed graduate of the University of Selfies.


201. “Self-care isn’t selfish. It’s self-esteem.” ~ Ashley Judd


202. “The opposite of belonging is fitting in.” – Brené Brown


203. “When we allow people to violate our deal breaker boundaries, we pay with our self-respect, safety, health, and self-esteem. ” – Sharon Martin


204. “Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.” – Albert Camus


205. “Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.” ~ Gloria Steinem


206. “Self-esteem is as necessary to the spirit as food is to the body.” – Dr. Maxwell Maltz


207. “It’s been said that alcoholics are egomaniacs with low self-esteem. It’s the perfect description. Being larger than life and yet your pride is crushed with self-loathing.” - Gary Oldman, actor


208. We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. - Anais Nin


209. “God give me the confidence of a mediocre white dude.” — Sarah Hagi


210. “You can have all the [dating] criteria and standards in the world. but what you draw to you is what you are. If you’re not abundant in love and self-esteem and self-respect and self-worth in [your heart]. you’re not going to draw somebody that’s the same way.”


211. “That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our own esteem.” – Samuel Johnson


212. When you feel worthless, remember you were once the quickest sperm cell


213. “…imposter syndrome involves much more than just feeling fraudulent and that it presents itself in a long list of different ways. It may appear as insecurity, self-doubt, fear of failure and perfectionism. Or as self-criticism, low self-esteem, an inability to accept compliments or a focus on where you’re falling short.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


214. “Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway.” – Robert Anthony


215. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill


216. Be honest in your life it creates positive energy. – Fathima Bibi Joosab


217. “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


218. “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


219. “Accept that you are unique. Stop comparing yourself to others as this can be damaging to your happiness and self-esteem.” – Nikhil Saluja


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


221. “Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.” – Suze Orman


222. “Retrieve your self-esteem so it is not dependent on how they do or don’t respond to you. You are enough. You are worthy.” – Thema Bryant-Davis


223. “The starting point of building your self-esteem is for you to have a clear sense of who you are and what you want.” – Brian Tracy


224. “Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia. with the Rocky Mountains piled on me. I would hang on. exercise faith. and keep up good courage. and I would come out on top.” – Joseph Smith. Jr.


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


226. “True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.” – Brené Brown


227. “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


228. “True friends esteem you of greater worth than you feel deserving. False friends demand you prove that worth.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


229. “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” – C.G. Jung


230. “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


231. “Be with a person who treats you like their crown, proudly honoring you in front of the world. Not with someone who treats you like a trophy, secured for their sense of achievement.” – Henna Sohail


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


233. “Don’t dilute your core message burning in your spirit just to satisfy the masses”


234. “When we own our stories, we avoid being trapped as characters in stories someone else is telling.”


235. “Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.” ~ Harvey Mackay


236. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.”


237. It may be tough at times but you are amazing so you can get through it!


238. “Never forget the child inside.” – Ashton Irwin


239. “Only make decisions that support your self-image. self-esteem. and self-worth.” - Oprah Winfrey


240. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle


241. “Girls and women of our race must not be afraid to take hold of business endeavour and. by patient industry. close economy. determined effort. and close application to business. wring success out of a number of business opportunities that lie at their doors.” - Madam CJ Walker


242. “And, because there was an honesty about all that was going on. It connected with the people in the street.” — Ben E. King


243. “In the entire universe, you play such a huge role. The self esteem and love you have for yourself is the only gift you need to give. It isn’t a selfish act to love yourself hard. Only you can love yourself to the fullest because you understand why every aspect of your life has happened. A self love deficit isn’t what will bring you joy. The wrong mental attitude can be devastating in the world. If you have true self esteem and high self love you can share that love with the world around you. To love oneself is to love the world and a person learns that only when they show themselves the kindness they deserve.” – Anonymous


244. “The thought of drove him on. but he ran no more than a hundred feet. when he staggered and pitched headlong. It was his last panic. When he had recovered his breath and control. he sat up and entertained in his mind the conception of meeting death with dignity.”


245. “Hesitation puts obstacles in your path. boldness eliminates them.” – Robert Greene


246. I try different things everyday until I get it right


247. "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph! What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.”


248. “The strongest single factor in acquiring abundance is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.” – Jerry Gillies


249. “Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” – Dorothy Bernard


250. “This is really helpful and inspiring. But what’s the easiest way to put this into practice and actually make a real change with my self-esteem?”


251. “As you grow in self-esteem, your face, manner, way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive.” – Nathaniel Branden


252. “People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings. ” – Hendrie Weisinger


253. “No matter how hard you try. there is always some guy or girl who achieves more. My attitude is. so what? Does any of us need to be at the very top of the whole world? It’s ridiculous.” – Charlie Munger


254. “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


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


256. 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. —Sam Walton


257. “Happiness doesn’t come from the perfect body or being in a relationship. even with a guy who does all sorts of romantic. hashtag-worthy things. These things can enhance your level of happiness. but that’s not really where happiness comes from—not the real stuff. anyway. Happiness starts within you.”


258. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”—Dolly Parton


259. “You are enough not because you did or said or thought or bought or became or created something special. but because you always were.” – Marisa Peer


260. “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.”


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


262. “Therefore. another prologue must tell he is not a lion”


263. “Saying NO can be the most empowering word if you struggle with codependency, abusive relationships or low self-esteem. ” – Unknown


264. Saying ‘no’ is better than yes.


265. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.”―Lalah Delia


266. “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


267. Open your hands if you want to be held. — Rumi


268. “You must have the courage of your convictions. Jack. old lad. If you mean ‘Pooh!’ then you must say ‘Pooh!’ and the devil take the consequences.”


269. “Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” – Pope John Paul II


270. “You doubt your value. Don’t run from who you are.” – C.S. Lewis


271. “Your mindset matters. It affects everything – from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being.” – Peter Diamandis


272. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with the handbrake on.” – Maxwell Maltz


273. “It is dangerous to characterize those higher on the spectrum of narcissism as just struggling with self-esteem issues. We are all. as human beings. to an extent. struggling with self-esteem – but most of us do not chronically violate the rights of others as a result.”


274. “If you don’t take care of your body. Where then will you live?”


275. “You really are good enough. pretty enough. and strong enough.” - Al Carraway


276. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman. before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” ~ John Quincy Adams


277. “When someone bases their self-esteem on the approval of others. they are abandoning themselves. It is an exhausting and powerless way to live.” – Neil Strauss


278. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.” – Bryant H. McGill


279. “My theory is. if you look confident you can pull off anything. even if you have no clue what you are doing.” – Jessica Alba


280. “I am my own best friend”


281. “You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win. and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” — Lou Holtz


282. “I've found what makes children happy doesn't always prepare them to be courageous. engaged adults.”


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


284. “Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.” – Colton


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


286. “Virtue is an inner strength. It expands your nature.” ~ John Bradshaw


287. “Have the courage to be who you want to be. in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.” – ATGW


288. “Without high levels of self-esteem, you are unlikely to see yourself as being worthy of success or happiness, and as a result will never truly try your hardest to achieve it. It will also give you the courage to keep going when things get tough, and believe in yourself when others say you will never accomplish something.” – Lucas Cunningham


289. Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones. – John Lennon


290. If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. -Abraham Lincoln


291. We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” — Kavita Ramdas


292. You can't always control the circumstances - only how you react to those circumstances; you can always control your attitude and your effort. — Jennie Finch


293. “Shame and self-esteem are very different issues. We feel shame. We think self-esteem.” – Brené Brown


294. 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


295. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.” -Bryant H. McGill


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


297. “This is enough. this moment. this breath. this life. this time. this place. it’s enough… You are enough.” – Rob Bell


298. Decide what you want to be. Pay the Price and be what you want to be. - John A Widtsoe


299. She remembered who she was and the game changed


300. “Dicey had lowered her sights. She no longer hoped for a home. Now she wanted only a place where the Tillermans could be themselves and do what was good for them. Home was out of the question.”


301. “Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.” — Lao Tzu


302. “I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures. . .I divide the world into the learners and the non-learners.” — Benjamin Barber


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


304. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”


305. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” — Winnie the Pooh. A.A. Milne


306. When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem. We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves. -Jess C. Scott


307. “Saying NO can be the most empowering word if you struggle with codependency, abusive relationships or low self-esteem.”


308. “Self confidence and self esteem does to a pretty large part come from thinking good things about yourself and realizing that you are enough.”


309. Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. – George R.R. Martin


310. A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem. — Naomi Wolf


311. “Confidence isn’t optimism or pessimism. and it’s not a character attribute. It’s the expectation of a positive outcome.” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter


312. “This is really helpful and inspiring. But what’s the easiest way to put this into practice and actually make a real change with my self-esteem?”.


313. “Why would I ask for perfection that glam in the World’s eyes? When I have an imperfection. which glams in my eyes as the only perfect one!”


314. “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


315. “Everybody wants the hack. Be the person who does the work.” – Codie Sanchez


316. Becoming a shepherd.


317. “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


318. “You can’t test courage cautiously.” – Annie Dillard


319. When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder. — Natalie Gulbis


320. “In order to make a lasting contribution to humanity. we cannot allow other people’s expectancies to limit our development or restrict our dreams. We must live our own lives unaffected by other people’s expectations.” – Kilroy J. Oldster


321. “Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage. not weakness.” – Katherine Henson


322. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” — William Gibson


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


324. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.


325. Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained. – Lao Tzu


326. “Nothing has transformed my life more than realizing that it’s a waste of time to evaluate my worthiness by weighing the reaction of the people in the stands.” – Brené Brown


327. “Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible.” ~Bruce Lee


328. “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford


329. “The most common form of despair is not being who you are.” – Søren Kierkegaard


330. “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up.” – Regina Brett


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


332. “You can use the stumbling blocks to build your success.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


333. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


334. You are enough. A thousand times enough. – Atticus


335. “The world would be a much better place if they stopped congratulating themselves on being normal and started to accept that there were countless different normals.”


336. “Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are. not in being better than someone else.” –Nathaniel Branden


337. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened. ambition inspired. and success achieved.”


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


339. “Courage. sacrifice. determination. commitment. toughness. heart. talent. guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” – Bethany Hamilton


340. The increasing level of self-esteem and self worth also makes you feel more deserving of good things in life and so you’ll self-sabotage less and go after what you deep down want with more motivation and focus than ever before.


341. ”I am. and always will be a catalyst for change.” - Shirley Chisolm


342. “Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” – Auliq Ice


343. “In the end. you’ve got to be your own hero. because everybody is busy trying to save themselves.” – C.T.


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


345. “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song, I praise him.” — Psalm 28:7


346. If you overthink things, the moment will pass you by. — Maya Moore


347. “Once you label me you negate me.” — Søren Kierkegaard


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


349. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by a**holes.” —@Debihope


350. “Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.” — Wendy Wasserstein


351. You have nothing to prove to anyone


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


353. “When you love yourself, there’s no such thing as low self esteem. Establish true self esteem to experience the best kind of love with yourself.” – Anonymous


354. “You don’t have to be good at everything in your life. but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy new experiences even if you are not good at them” – Steven Aitchison.


355. 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


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


357. Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need.


358. “Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.” — Oprah Winfrey


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


360. “Understanding the difference between healthy striving and perfectionism is critical to laying down the shield and picking up your life. Research shows that perfectionism hampers success. In fact. it’s often the path to depression. anxiety. addiction. and life paralysis.”


361. “Only make decisions that support your self-image. self-esteem. and self-worth.”


362. Just remember, there are no quick fixes. But, by taking action just a little bit every day, you will build up a powerful reservoir of confidence, self-esteem, and discipline. Scott Allan, Rejection Reset


363. “Your life will become better by making other lives better.” – Will Smith


364. A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines. – Matshona Dhliwayo


365. “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem.” —Walt Disney.


366. Be honest in your life it creates positive energy, stopping all unfairness through life. – Fathima Bibi Joosab


367. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead


368. “Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive. along with which comes the inner voice which says. ‘This is the real me. ’ and when you have found that attitude. follow it.”


369. “The strongest factor for success is self-esteem. Believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.”


370. “May your character preach louder than what you post…”


371. Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them. – Nikki Rowe


372. Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened. – Charles Swindoll


373. “Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”


374. “An education is not so much about making a living as making a person.”― Tara Westover


375. “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


376. "You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings, your lack of self-esteem, physical perfection, or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you, and it will always be here.”


377. “Self-compassion provides the same benefits as high self-esteem without its drawbacks.”


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


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


380. “People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential. even if you are not .”


381. “I mistrust all frank and simple people. especially when their stories hold together...”


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


383. “Ability may take you to the top. but it takes character to stay there.”


384. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”


385. “Narcissists have poor self-esteem, but they are typically very successful. They feel entitled; they’re self-important; they crave admiration and lack empathy. They are also exploitative and envious. The malignant types never forget a slight. They may kill you ten years later for cutting them off in traffic. But they act perfectly normal while plotting their revenge.” — Janet M. Tavakoli


386. “If you always do what you’ve always done. you’ll always be where you’ve always been.” — T.D. Jakes


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


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


389. “Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.” - Oprah Winfrey


390. “You do not have to like them nor do you have to be like them. Always keep one thing in mind. and that is. a Cathy never have to like or be like or act like anybody in the world besides a Cathy.”


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


392. Honest people don’t hide their deeds. – Emily Bront


393. “The longer you live a comfortable lie. the farther you drift from your purpose. and the harder will be to gather the courage to go back to your heart.”


394. “The moment of crisis had come. and I must face it. My old fears. my diffidence. my shyness. my hopeless sense of inferiority. must be conquered now and thrust aside. If I failed now I should fail forever.”


395. “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


396. “Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”


397. “If a man, who says he loves you, won’t tell you the details of a private conversation between him and another woman you can be sure he is not protecting your heart. He is protecting himself and the women he has feelings for. Wise women simply see things as they are, not as their low self-esteem allows.”


398. “Exposing young people to normative and unrealistic images of bodies leads to a sense of self-depreciation and poor self-esteem that can impact health-related behavior.”


399. “When you love yourself, people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence, they can see self-esteem, and naturally, people gravitate towards you.” —Lilly Singh, comedian


400. No legacy is so rich as honesty.


401. “Today’s a good day to start making a difference in your own life.”


402. “Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self-esteem.”


403. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg


404. “Stop focusing on anything that makes you doubt who you really are.” – Annmarie Molina


405. “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves. They threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.” – Cheryl Hughes


406. “We can choose courage, or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.”


407. Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. - Margaret Thatcher.


408. “Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are, not in being better than someone else.” – Nathaniel Branden


409. “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.” —Richard Bach, writer


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


411. 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.


412. “The self-love needed for self-care [is] missing. Academicians use terms like self-esteem, self-worth, self-support, self-care, but rarely self-love. That is left to the spiritual community. People don’t realize that taking care of their own needs; eating, drinking, brushing their teeth, showering, wearing clean clothes, going to work are all acts of self-love.” – Angela C. Santomero


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


414. “Boundaries are lines that define your self-respect and self-esteem” – David Roppo


415. You’re interesting and you’re different and I like that.


416. “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr


417. “I can do anything when I am in a tutu.” - Misty Copeland


418. “When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” – Jodi Picoult


419. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities – because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Joseph Chamberlain


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


421. “Anger. resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” – Shannon Alder


422. Joy is strength.” — Mother Teresa


423. ... it takes courage to grieve. It takes courage to feel our pain and to face the unfamiliar. It also takes courage to grieve in a society that mistakenly values restraint. where we risk the rejection of others by being open or different. Judy Tatelbaum. The Courage to Grieve


424. “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


425. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. —Carl Gustav Jung


426. If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. – Abraham Lincoln


427. “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way to not win.” Carl Lewis


428. “An honest tale speeds best. being plainly told.”


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


430. "A mother who radiates self-love and acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.” — Naomi Wolf


431. To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives. – Denis Waitley


432. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers


433. “When we combine the courage to make clear what works for us and what doesn’t with the compassion to assume people are doing their best, our lives change.”


434. Your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude. -Michelle Obama


435. “Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive. but adjust to the object. and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid. outward things will disclose themselves.”


436. “Be bold in what you stand for and careful what you fall for.” — Ruth Boorstin


437. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”


438. It is nearly impossible to make time for our dreams, to break free from the traditional mould, and to truly be ourselves, if we have low self-esteem and self-confidence. Aurora McClellan, How to be More Confident


439. “But never was a Fight manag’d so hardily. and in such a surprising Manner. as that which follow’d between Friday and the Bear. which gave us all (thought at first we were surpriz’d and afraid for him) the greatest Diversion imaginable.”


440. “Love yourself. When you love yourself. people can pick up on that: they can see confidence. they can see self-esteem. and naturally. people gravitate towards you.” – Lilly Singh


441. “Be nobody’s darling; Be an outcast. Take the contradictions of your life and wrap around you like a shawl. to parry stones. to keep you warm.” —Alice Walker


442. “If a brokenhearted mother could sing. I could not remain silent.” – Beth Moore. To Live Is Christ


443. Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need. - Nathaniel Branden


444. Cheating is directly linked to lack of intelligence, insecurity, low self-esteem, and an overall sense of unhappiness with one’s own life


445. “I think if you exercise, your state of mind — my state of mind — is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.”


446. “Never say never because limits. like fears. are often just an illusion.”


447. “You don’t have to have a small fortune to achieve your dreams. You simply must overcome the obstacles that get in your way and be willing to triumph over your fear and take a leap of faith.” — Alicia Garcia


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


449. “We are hardwired to connect with others. It’s what gives purpose and meaning to our lives, and without it there is suffering.”


450. “When we strive to become better than we are. everything around us becomes better too.” ―Paulo Coelho


451. Don't do things or act out your posture and gestures to impress people, just be yourself and portray the confident 'you' with that high self-esteem. So relax because you are 'you'. Be sincere, be authentic. That will be impressive enough. - Author: Archibald Marwizi


452. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Deliah


453. “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.”– Philip Pullman


454. The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. - Eric Hoffer.


455. “Companies don’t want you to have multiple revenue streams because then they can’t own you.” – Codie Sanchez


456. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by a**holes.” —@Debihope, Twitter


457. “Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle


458. “Most of all we lie because our sense of safety and self-esteem depends on our feeling in control.” — Susan M. Campbell


459. “The truth is many of us have been socialized to think that if we are not the very best. if we are not at the top 1 percent of whatever it is we do. then we are not good enough. To reinforce this already pervasive mental model. society has established a competitive hierarchy for just about everything.”


460. “Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.” — Kin Hubbard


461. “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you. it will be enough.” — Meister Eckhart


462. “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive. and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”


463. “In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil. which I have forsaken in my great discouragement. and I will go on with my drawing.” — Vincent Van Gogh


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


465. “It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose.” – Warsan Shire


466. “Self–esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgment of others” Oprah Winfrey


467. “You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” –Wayne Dyer


468. “There’s no such thing as failure. only results.”


469. “Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.” – Marcus Aurelius


470. “Unhealthy relationships keep our self-esteem low.” -Sam Owen


471. “The culture of shame is driven by fear. blame. and disconnection. and it is often a powerful incubator for issues like perfectionism. stereotyping. gossiping. and addiction.”


472. Never forget, your esteem is what makes you who you are. For you have been and always will be the total sum of the faith that you carry deep within! – Dave Pelzer


473. “Narcissists have poor self-esteem, but they are typically very successful. They feel entitled; they’re self-important; they crave admiration and lack empathy. They are also exploitative and envious. The malignant types never forget a slight. They may kill you ten years later for cutting them off in traffic. But they act perfectly normal while plotting their revenge.” ~ Janet M. Tavakoli


474. “Sometimes, when we are beating ourselves up, we need to stop and say to that harassing voice inside, ‘Man, I’m doing the very best I can right now.’”


475. “A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.”– Helen Keller


476. “The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it’s not without doubt but in spite of doubt.” – Rollo May


477. “Somebody out there probably thinks you're the greatest thing in the whole world. Don't ever think you're not good enough.” – John David Anderson


478. “When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.” – Honore de Balzac


479. “Cheating is directly linked to lack of intelligence, insecurity, low self-esteem, and an overall sense of unhappiness with one’s own life.”


480. The way you embrace and esteem the word of God is laudable. May you continue to wax stronger in ministry.


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


482. ‘How can we?’ asked Max.


483. “A happy person is not without sorrow or grief. Happiness is the acceptance of pain. not the lack of it.” – Vironika Tugaleva


484. “Some May Have More Talent Than You. But There Is No Excuse For Working Harder Than You.”


485. “When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.” —Diego Maradona, pro soccer player


486. “Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.” – Eric Sevareid


487. “There is nothing more intimidating to a boy than a woman with self-esteem.


488. “Today is a new day and it brings with it a new set of opportunities for me to act on.


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


490. “It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.” – Willy Brandt


491. “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you. pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”


492. “Don’t be afraid to be a fool.” – Stephen Colbert


493. “I think the greatest rogues are they who talk most of their honesty.” — Anthony Trollope


494. Honesty is the best policy; the only way out is deeper in a candid confrontation with existence is dizzying, liberating. – David Shields


495. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”


496. “You are beautiful. smart. and talented.”


497. “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”


498. “Your best will never be good enough. to the ones constantly searching for your flaws. But for you to be the best. you need to ignore your flaws and do your best.”


499. “You are capable of anything you put your mind to.”


500. “Make someone smile every day. Don’t forget, you’re someone too.”


501. That is the definition of faith - acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.


502. “Low self-esteem arises when we listen to lies about ourselves.” — Richard Daly


503. Never bend your head. . – Helen Keller


504. “Today the challenge of political courage looms larger than ever before.”


505. “Let me be that I am. and seek not to alter me.”


506. “We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts. foreign ideas. alien philosophies. and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.”


507. “A CEO is largely a captain, helping to steer. Small micromovements are critical. One degree off a day will get you lost.” – Codie Sanchez


508. “Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you’re doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they’re hiding out in their comfortable zone. When your uncomfortable actions lead to success, the organization rewards you and brings you back for more.” Seth Godin


509. ″...the Distinguished Intelligence Cross. the highest honor bestowed by the CIA. The award goes to clandestine service members for “a voluntary act or acts of extraordinary heroism involving the acceptance of existing dangers with conspicuous fortitude and exemplary courage.”


510. “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.”– Leo Buscaglia


511. “You are not a bad person because you are gay. You are you because you are you and you were meant to be you so be you proudly.”– Tegan Quin


512. “You are so much stronger than you realize. Don’t let anyone ever tell you that you’re not. Not even you.” – J.W. Lynne


513. “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


514. "Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need.”― Nathaniel Branden


515. “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


516. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. ” — Bryant H. McGill


517. “When I do good. I feel good. When I do bad. I feel bad. That’s my religion.”


518. “Say more with your feet than you ever could with words.” – Lionel Messi


519. “What do your team members do that earns your trust? The most common answer: asking for help.”


520. “Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.” – Les Brown


521. “It’s not about having enough time. it’s about making enough time.”


522. “Self-esteem comes from achievements. Not from lack standards and false praise. ” – Condoleezza Rice


523. Never let success get to your head, and Never let failure get to your heart.


524. “Living with integrity means: Speaking your truth. even though it might create conflict or tension.”


525. Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. — Bryant H. McGill


526. “Should you find a wise critic to point out your faults. follow him as you would a guide to hidden treasure.” – The Buddha (Dhammapada. verse 76)


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. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities . . . because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill


529. “Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.”―Theodore Roosevelt


530. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.


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


532. “Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There’s no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn’t a gift. It’s a responsibility.” — Dalton Trumbo


533. “Maybe it won’t work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.”


534. “As human beings. our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi


535. “I can be a better me than anyone can.” – Diana Ross


536. “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


537. To me, self-esteem is not self-love. It is self-acknowledgment, as in recognizing and accepting who you are. – Amity Gaige


538. If ego is the voice that tells us we’re better than we really are, we can say ego inhibits true success by preventing a direct and honest connection to the world around us. – Ryan Holiday


539. “My willingness to be intimate with my own deep feelings creates the space for intimacy with another.”– Shakti Gawain


540. “Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?”


541. “You can’t fully live your life without experiencing the joy. the beauty. and the fear. the sadness.” — Jeremiah Say


542. “The people who succeed aren’t the ones who avoid failure; they’re the ones who learn how to respond to failure with optimism.” – Darrin Donnelly


543. “I feel like my honesty gives people the freedom to talk about things they wouldn’t otherwise.” — Jane Fonda


544. A bend in the road is not the end of the road, Unless you fail to make the turn. - Helen Keller


545. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”


546. “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 to live.” ― Gianni Versace


547. “Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are. not in being better than someone else.” – Nathaniel Branden


548. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”


549. “Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re not good enough.”


550. “The quality of your life is directly related to the quality of your thoughts. Is thought helpful or harmful? You have the power to change your thoughts and mental habits. Awareness and action are the keys.” – Akiroq Brost


551. “When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice.”


552. “You acquire self-esteem when you always do what you said you would do”


553. “The most important life lessons are not learned in school” – Will Smith


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


555. “I tore off my mask so as not to lose one of her tears... and she did not run away!...and she did not die!... She remained alive. weeping over me. weeping with me. We cried together! I have tasted all the happiness the world can offer.”


556. ‘Yes. darling. I would. You can’t say I’m not honest about it! I only like successful people.‘”


557. Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.


558. “The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us. and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak. the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”


559. “Doubt is a virus that attacks our self-esteem. productivity and confidence. Faith that you and your life are perfectly unfolding is the strongest vaccine.” – Sean Stephenson


560. “We may bury our soul's truth. but we can never really escape it.”


561. “Personal development is a major time-saver. The better you become, the less time it takes you to achieve your goals.” – Brian Tracy


562. “Don’t let people tell you what you can do. Feel confident and do whatever you want!”


563. “What we don’t need in the midst of struggle is shame for being human.”


564. “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.” — The Dalai Lama


565. 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


566. “The mind is a powerful thing. It can take you through walls.”– Denis Avey


567. “I have fund like a child in the street. When the day comes when I’m not enjoying it, I will leave football.” – Lionel Messi


568. “Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You’ve got two good legs. So get up and use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.”


569. “I am more than my scars.” - Andrew Davidson, The Gargoyle


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


571. “Accept the place the divine providence has found for you.”


572. “A good self-esteem level is mostly dependent on how we value ourselves without any bias.” – Stephen Richards


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


574. “There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. People who do not experience self-love have little or no capacity to love others.” – Nathaniel Branden


575. “But what about self-esteem?”


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


577. “Our entire life … consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.” – Jean Anouih


578. As long as the mind is enslaved, the body can never be free. Psychological freedom, a firm sense of self-esteem, is the most powerful weapon against the long night of physical slavery. - Martin Luther King, Jr.


579. “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


580. It is never too late to be what you might have been.


581. “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.” – Sam Walton


582. “I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me. I’m odd looking. Sometimes I think I look like a funny muppet.”


583. “The most significant successes come from letting your light shine. embracing failure. and getting good at being wrong.” Stacey Abrams


584. 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


585. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. – Thomas Jefferson


586. “it takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.”


587. “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.” Sam Walton


588. “It’s OK to not be fine.” – Frasier Crane


589. “The truth about who we are lives in our hearts.”


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


591. “A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.”


592. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson


593. “Narcissists burn your sanity, erode your self-esteem, and make you doubt your own judgments and perceptions.” ~ Invajy


594. “His garment was a skin torn from a lion; his weapon was a lance with shining steel. and a javelin; and a courage superior to any weapon.”


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


596. “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.” – Vironika Tugaleva


597. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage. you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”~ Maya Angelou


598. Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. —Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club


599. “Kintsugi [is] not just a method of repair but also a philosophy. It’s the belief that the breaks, cracks, and repairs become a valuable and esteemed part of the history of an object, rather than something to be hidden. That, in fact, the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.” – Kathleen Tessaro


600. “You inspire people. not by showing them how amazing you are. but by showing them how amazing they are.” – Alexander Den Heijer


601. ”If they don’t give you a seat at the table. bring a folding chair.” - Shirley Chisolm


602. “For all his inner suffering, the narcissist has many traits that make for success in bureaucratic institutions, which put premium on the manipulation of interpersonal relations, discourage the formation of deep personal attachments, and at the same time provide the narcissist with the approval he needs in order to validate his self-esteem.”


603. 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


604. Dreams don't work unless you do. - John C. Maxwell


605. What you give to help others, builds them up enough that they are able to give to others. It's a cycle that can continue on long after you're dead and gone. - Author: John C. Maxwell


606. “We are the brightest star of our sky though we often fail to notice our own brilliance in the presence of others’ light.” – E. L. Blade


607. “Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.”


608. ″ In whatever arena of life one may meet the challenge of courage. whatever may be the sacrifices he faces if he follows his conscience- the loss of friends. his fortune. his contentment. even the esteem of his fellow men- each man must decide for himself the course he will follow.”


609. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success. ” – Bryant H. McGill


610. “Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem and self-worth.” ― Oprah Winfrey


611. “Nothing so blights our self-esteem as to disapprove of what we once approved.” – François de La Rochefoucauld


612. “You were my cup of tea but I drink champagne now.”


613. “Not all compulsive liars suffer from a psychiatric illness. They commonly lie to gain admiration, popularity, control, and the ability to manipulate others to compensate for low self-esteem. They seek to disguise failure by making others feel responsible or by casting the blame on someone else.” – Gini Graham Scott


614. “Until we can receive with an open heart, we’re never really giving with an open heart.”


615. “Notwithstanding his occasional illusions of omnipotence, the narcissist depends on others to validate his self-esteem. He cannot live without an admiring audience.”


616. “Self-esteem is the person you really see when you look in the mirror.” – Sharon Michaels


617. “Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.” – Thomas Carlyle


618. When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true. – Cheryl Hughes


619. Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self -esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. — Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club


620. “If you really want to get along with somebody. let them be themselves.”


621. “If you can’t live without me, why aren’t you dead already?” – Cynthia Heimel


622. “At first, you will probably feel selfish, guilty, or embarrassed when you set a boundary. Do it anyway and tell yourself you have a right to self-care. Setting boundaries takes practice and determination, don’t let anxiety or low self-esteem prevent you from taking care of yourself. ” – Terri Cole


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


624. “If you don’t ask. the answer is always no.” – Nora Roberts


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


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


627. “In a moment of decision. the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. the next best thing is the wrong thing. and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”


628. “Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.”


629. “When they judge you, yawn. When they misunderstand you, smile. When they underestimate you, laugh. When they condemn you, ignore. When they envy you, rejoice. When they oppose you, prevail.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


630. “If you are someone who is in constant doubt and your life thus far has been a constant string of disappointments. it’s time you stop fixating on doubt and spend your valuable time on building a list of things that make you feel confident and assertive.” – Zak Frazer


631. “Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”


632. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember. you have within you the strength. the patience. and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”


633. “Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.” – Marlene Dietrich


634. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” —Rumi, poet


635. “Narcissistic personality disorder is named for Narcissus, from Greek mythology, who fell in love with his own reflection. Freud used the term to describe persons who were self-absorbed, and psychoanalysts have focused on the narcissist’s need to bolster his or her self-esteem through grandiose fantasy, exaggerated ambition, exhibitionism, and feelings of entitlement.” ― Donald W. Black


636. There's nothing I can do that's going to drive you away, is there?" I murmured


637. “It isn’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” – W.C. Fields


638. “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.’”


639. “We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” – Henry Ward Beecher


640. “Don’t try to be perfect. you already are!”


641. “People with high self-esteem know they are loved and lovable. They don’t need a guy to remind them every day.”


642. “Shame and self-esteem are very different issues. We feel shame. We think self-esteem.”


643. “Pay respect that you may be respected. and know that to be esteemed you must show esteem.” – Baltasar Gracián


644. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear. but the triumph over it.” – Nelson Mandela


645. Let me soap you," he murmured


646. The important thing is to always ask the world to do some things. But sometimes they cannot be done, so you have to take a stab, and you have to do them. — Malala Yousafzai


647. “We ought to face our destiny with courage.” – Freidrich Nietzsche


648. “You have your own challenges. and you. too. are imperfect. But you are the perfect YOU!” – Nick Vujicic


649. “If not now then when, if not me then who?” – Malcolm X


650. “It ain’t what they call you. it’s what you answer to.” – W.C. Fields


651. 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.


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


653. “Sometimes it takes hitting that rock bottom to realize you’re done descending. and it’s time to rise. Sometimes it takes being told you’re nothing—being made to feel like you’re nothing—to help you see that you are complete. You. Are. Enough.” – Mandy Hale


654. “Better to embrace the discomfort of being different than the comfort of fitting in.” – Ogwo David Emenike


655. “In a period of extended waiting in life, it is all too easy to assume that something is wrong. We assume that ‘something’ is us.” – Tanya Marlow


656. The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think. – C. JoyBell C.


657. “Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.”– Marcus Aurelius


658. Only the truth of who you are, if realized, will set you free.


659. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes


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


661. “Self-esteem comes from achievements. Not from lack standards and false praise.” – Condoleezza Rice


662. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Lord Chesterfield


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


664. “Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.” – Gloria Steinem


665. “Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.” — Kurt Cobain


666. “You’d be surprised how addicting high self-esteem is.” – Fergie


667. “Relentless criticism in childhood can internalize a parental scorn that no amount of success will silence.” ― Bruce Watson


668. “True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you to be who you are.”


669. “A man of courage never wants weapons.”


670. “I will nuture relationships with positive people.”


671. “Body language is leadership at first sight” – Janna Cachola


672. “If you are not afraid of the voices inside you. you will not fear the critics outside you.”


673. Being the other women doesn't make you win. It makes you lose ... your self esteem, your character, your values. You didn't get love, you gained lies, deceit and stolen affections which didn't belong to you.


674. “Are you enough for you is the only question you need to answer.” – L.E. Bowman


675. “Morale is self esteem in action” – Avery Weisman


676. “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.” – Cheryl Hughes


677. “The many ways in which Spirit gets our attention are like a brilliant tapestry--this for you. that for me.”


678. “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” – Tony Robbins


679. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” -Cheryl Hughes


680. Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people, and its rewards are tangible. - Bruce Lee.


681. Being bold does not mean that you are not afraid. It means that you face up to that fear and keep going.


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


683. “In the entire universe, you play such a huge role. The self-esteem and love you have for yourself is the only gift you need to give. It isn’t a selfish act to love yourself hard. Only you can love yourself to the fullest because you understand why every aspect of your life has happened. A self-love deficit isn’t what will bring you joy. The wrong mental attitude can be devastating in the world. If you have true self-esteem and high self-love, you can share that love with the world around you. To love oneself is to love the world, and a person learns that only when they show themselves the kindness they deserve.” – Anonymous


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


685. You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.


686. “Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something … hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” – Roger Staubach


687. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” —Benjamin Disraeli, former UK Prime Minister


688. “The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ R. G. Ingersoll


689. Low self-esteem is like driving through life with the handbrake on. – Maxwell Maltz.


690. You are good enough as you, so delete that Facetune app and step away from that really weird filter that makes you look smoother than Craig David. – Iskra Lawrence


691. “My make up does not define me, it’s my confidence to wear it” Kids N Clicks


692. “In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil. which I have forsaken in my great discouragement. and I will go on with my drawing.” – Vincent Van Gogh


693. “The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self-respect, dignity, integrity, and self-esteem.” ~ Laura Schlessinger


694. “He must face Moana. the Sea God- face him and conquer him. He must.”


695. “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


696. “If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens. you can never regain their respect and esteem.”


697. “You cannot talk about race without talking about privilege. And when people start talking about privilege, they get paralyzed by shame.”


698. “He who has a why to live can bear almost anyhow.”


699. You won’t overthink and make as many mountains out of molehills (or out of plain air) as you used to when you had a lack of self esteem. Or beat yourself up or drag yourself down over mistakes or temporary setbacks.


700. “I am more than my scars.” – Andrew Davidson


701. “You are loved just for being who you are. just for existing. You don’t have to do anything to earn it. Your shortcomings. your lack of self-esteem. physical perfection. or social and economic success – none of that matters. No one can take this love away from you. and it will always be here.” – Ram Dass


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


703. “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


704. “We are the brightest Star of our sky though we often fail to notice our own brilliance in the presence of others’ light.” - E.L.Blade


705. “Perfectionism is searching for faults to justify low self-esteem. It is a guaranteed failure and fantasy.” -Brittany Burgunder


706. “Life will put you through many battles and competitions that you will have to indulge in. If you do not have the right self esteem, you will end up losing the battle before you have begun.” — Stephanie Beyer


707. “Self love is self-care. self-awareness. self-respect and self esteem.”


708. “Because they always measure themselves by other people, they also measure themselves against other people. They are chronically reliant on the opinions of others to form their own sense of self and are always comparing themselves, their status, their possessions and their lives to other people to determine their sense of worth and self-esteem (in a way, narcissists outsource their sense of self).”


709. “The only two words you should ever say to a mirror are “Hello. Beautiful.” – Richelle E. Goodrich


710. “Doubt is a catalyst for owning one’s faith and allowing the faith story to continue.” – Eric Venable


711. “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”


712. Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.


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


714. “The key is to keep asking. keep probing. keep drilling down. If you activate your natural curiosity. every answer you get may generate new questions. and then new answers. followed by more questions. and so on. in an ever-rising ladder of understanding.” – Joseph Deitch


715. “The worst outcome in this world is not having self-esteem. If you don’t love yourself. who will?” – Naval Ravikant


716. “Don’t try to fix me. I’m not broken…” – Evanescence


717. “All is not lost; the unconquerable Will


718. I am more worried about being a good person than being the best footballer in the world.” – Lionel Messi


719. “Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival.”


720. “Stop caring about impact and just be the best version of you possible – then you’ll naturally have an impact.” ― Naval Ravikant


721. “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.” ― Cheryl Hughes


722. “Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. ” —Marcus Aurelius Antonius, Roman emperor


723. The first step toward greatness is to be honest. – Proverb


724. “The Dream is the enemy of all art. courageous thinking. and honest writing.”


725. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney


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


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


728. Sometimes it takes hitting that rock bottom to realize you're done descending, and it's time to rise. Sometimes it takes being told you're nothing—being made to feel like you're nothing—to help you see that you are complete. You. Are. Enough.


729. I will keep learning


730. “As you let go of niceness, guilt, pleasing others, and fear of conflict, everything improves. Your relationships get better, your self-esteem skyrockets, your sense of personal and social power increase, your career and business success surge, and you feel more relaxed around people in all situations. ”—Aziz Gazipura


731. “And now here is my secret. a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”


732. “Love who you are. embrace who you are. Love yourself. When you love yourself. people can kind of pick up on that: they can see confidence. they can see self-esteem. and naturally. people gravitate towards you.” – Lilly Singh


733. “Anyone who ever gave you confidence. you owe them a lot.” –Truman Capote


734. “If you have self-esteem, you give yourself the audacity to dream big.”


735. “You are capable of accomplishing anything you set your mind to.”


736. “Don’t do things that you know are morally wrong. Not because someone is watching. but because you are. Self-esteem is just the reputation that you have with yourself. You’ll always know.” – Naval Ravikant


737. I am me, nothing more, nothing less and that is enough.


738. “Experimenting with wearing makeup is often a rite of passage for young girls in our society. However. the concern is how young is too young? Girls who start too young may be hiding more than an acne breakout. they may be demonstrating early signs of self-esteem issues and a negative self-image or setting up a ritual that is difficult to break.”


739. “Perfectionism is searching for faults to justify low self-esteem. It is a guaranteed failure and fantasy.”


740. “I believe that a life of integrity I the most fundamental source of personal worth. I do not agree with the popular success literature that says that self-esteem is primarily a matter of mindset, of attitude that you can psych yourself into peace of mind. Peace of mind comes when your life is in harmony with true principles and values and in no other way.” ~ Stephen Covey


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


742. For I see not what there is desirable in publick esteeme, were I able to acquire & maintaine it. It would perhaps increase my acquaintance, the thing which I chiefly study to decline.


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


744. “When you encourage others. you boost their self-esteem. enhance their self-confidence. lift their spirits. make them work harder and succeed in their endeavors.” – Roy T. Bennett. The Light in The Heart


745. “The beauty of the impostor syndrome is you vacillate between extreme egomania and a complete feeling of: ‘I’m a fraud! Oh God, they’re on to me! I’m a fraud!’. . . just try to ride the egomania when it comes and enjoy it, and then slide through the idea of fraud.” – Tina Fey


746. “People always want to ask me about my drug problem—I never had a drug problem; I had a self-esteem problem!” - Gloria Gaynor, singer


747. “If we can’t stand up to the “never good enough” and “who do you think you are?” we can’t move forward.”


748. “Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with them. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self esteem.” ~ Alice Little


749. “Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude. Happiness is in your mind, not in the circumstance.”―Roy Bennett


750. “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


751. “Be — don’t try to become” — Osho


752. “Inner strength is measured by what we can bear and how long” ~ Invajy


753. “When we’re looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.”


754. “For all his inner suffering, the narcissist has many traits that make for success in bureaucratic institutions, which put premium on the manipulation of interpersonal relations, discourage the formation of deep personal attachments, and at the same time provide the narcissist with the approval he needs in order to validate his self-esteem.” ~ Christopher Lasch


755. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” ― Cheryl Hughes


756. It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability. -Samuel Johnson


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


758. “Our future is our confidence and self-esteem.” – Tupac Shakur


759. Don’t fall into the trap of sacrificing your self-esteem for affection and acceptance. —Ashley Graham


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


761. “You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served.” – Teen Edwards


762. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ­­—Bernard Baruch, financier


763. Make Confidence and Extroversion a Study


764. “Recognizing that you are not where you want to be is a starting point to begin changing your life.” ― Deborah Day


765. “Narcissists will destroy your life, erode your self-esteem, and do it with such stealth as to make you feel that you are the one that’s letting them down.” — Unknown


766. “We must always attempt to lift as we climb.” - Angela Davis


767. “I think if you exercise, your state of mind is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.”- Stone Gossard


768. “Don’t worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integiry is its own reward.” – Laura Schlessinger


769. We are all shy....we are all bold...we are all heroes....we are all helpless. It just depends on the day.


770. “Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.”– Martin Luther“


771. “No dream is too big. No challenge is too great. Nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach.” – Donald Trump


772. “Within the hearts of men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.” — Bryant H. McGill


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


774. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin


775. “Only make decisions that support your self-image. self-esteem. and self-worth.” -Oprah Winfrey


776. “Kintsugi [is] not just a method of repair but also a philosophy. It’s the belief that the breaks, cracks, and repairs become a valuable and esteemed part of the history of an object, rather than something to be hidden. That, in fact, the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.”


777. “Some people lie to boost their low self-esteem; some people lie to project their superiority. Some people lie to please or make others feel good; some people lie to belittle or hurt others. Some people lie to avoid responsibility or punishment; some people lie to achieve success or to seek personal gains.” — Dr. T.P.Chia


778. “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


779. “A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem.” – Naomi Wolf


780. “In case you never get a second chance: don’t be afraid. And what if you do get a second chance? You take it.” – C. JoyBell C.


781. “If you start a day with a good question. you’ll get to have an interesting time looking for answers.” – Alain Bremond-Torrent


782. We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.


783. “Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.”


784. “Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.” - Kurt Cobain, rockstar


785. “She questioned her own beauty because of him he left scars on her self esteem…” — r. h. sin


786. “If you can dream it. you can do it.” – Walt Disney


787. 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


788. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” – C.S. Lewis


789. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist


790. “When you undervalue what you do. the world will undervalue who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey


791. “You can’t lie to your soul.”


792. “Cheating is directly linked to lack of intelligence, insecurity, low self-esteem, and an overall sense of unhappiness with one’s own life. ”


793. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph! What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.”


794. “There is no evil that cannot be done by a person who deliberately lies.” – Buddha


795. “Let it go, let it leave, let it happen. Nothing in this world was promised or belonged to you anyway.” – Rupi Kaur


796. “I’m sure it’s no surprise to discover that there are links between imposter syndrome and low self-esteem. If you believe you’re lacking in some way, you are much more likely to undervalue your achievements and alter your goals and ambitions to reflect your insecurity.” – Dr Jessamy Hibberd


797. “Never apologize for what you feel. It’s like saying sorry for being real.” — Lil Wayne.


798. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs


799. "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


800. “We have to dare to be ourselves.” May Sarton


801. “I think people get lost in becoming someone other than themselves when they spend too much time in the presence of those who don’t bring out the best in them.” ― Nikki Rowe


802. Many of us harbor hidden low self-esteem. We deem everything and everyone more important than ourselves and think that meeting their needs is more important than meeting our own. But if you run out of gas, everyone riding with you will be left stranded. - T. D. Jakes.


803. Kintsugi [is] not just a method of repair but also a philosophy. It’s the belief that the breaks, cracks, and repairs become a valuable and esteemed part of the history of an object, rather than something to be hidden. That, in fact, the piece is more beautiful for having been broken.


804. “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.”


805. The most common form of despair is not being who you are.


806. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on.” – Maxwell Maltz


807. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are.”– Kurt Cobain


808. “I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves. who bring light into the world.”


809. “For I see not what there is desirable in publick esteeme, were I able to acquire & maintaine it. It would perhaps increase my acquaintance, the thing which I chiefly study to decline.”


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


811. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion”.” — Muhammad Ali


812. As you grew, we encouraged you to be open and direct. As you leave, never lose your honesty with those whom you speak. – Catherine Pulsifer and Byron Pulsifer


813. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”– Oscar Wilde


814. 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. - Sam Walton.


815. . . and another to the multitude. without finally getting bewildered as to which is the true one


816. “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


817. “Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?”


818. Things won’t work unless you put in the effort


819. “I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.” — David Blunkett


820. “The universe is not short on wake-up calls. We’re just quick to hit the snooze button.”


821. “They are called. “SELF-worth” and “SELF-esteem” for a reason… we can't let others decide what we are worth. that is so dangerous! Empower yourself!” – Jaeda DeWalt


822. “The strongest single factor in acquiring abundance is self-esteem: believing you can do it. believing you deserve it. believing you will get it.” – Jerry Gillies


823. “A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special. but with enough pressure and time. becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond.”―Solange Nicole


824. “In a world of lies and liars. an honest work of art is always an act of social responsibility.”


825. “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” — Sophia Loren


826. “Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don’t think you can. you won’t.” ~ Jerry West


827. It takes time to find your talent, keep trying and you will find one


828. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you’ll make one.” — Elbert Hubbard


829. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” —David Brinkley, newscaster


830. “Optimism is the most important human trait. because it allows us to evolve our ideas. to improve our situation. and to hope for a better tomorrow.” – Seth Godin


831. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. – Rosalynn Carter


832. “If you want something. go get it! No one is going to hand it to you.”


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

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