Please find below a curated list of 1,133 of The Best Self Esteem Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Self Esteem Quotes that resonate.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
You alone are the judge of your worth and your goal is to discover infinite worth in yourself, no matter what anyone else thinks.
Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
The man of authentic self-confidence is the man who relies on the judgment of his own mind. Such a man is not malleable; he may be mistaken, he may be fooled in a given instance, but he is inflexible in regard to the absolutism of reality, i.e., in seeking and demanding truth.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
I wish I could show you…the astonishing light of your own being.