31 Quotes About Self Pity

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Finding a way to boost your self confidence will help you to tackle your self pity. Many times, pity is just a response to us managing stressful events. These quotes about self pity will help you to look forward and manage stressful events.

“Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets.”

“All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.”

“But the day I can’t shrug off a twinge of self-pity, is the day I’m washed up for keeps.”

“Feeling sorry for yourself for one single minute is okay, but spend all your remaining time on solutions.”

“Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.”

“Hard work is good for the soul, and it keeps you from feeling sorry for yourself because you don’t have time.”

“He did not know how long it took, but later he looked back on this time of crying in the corner of the dark cave and thought of it as when he learned the most important rule of survival, which was that feeling sorry for yourself didn’t work. ”

“I curled myself into a ball and cried quietly, doing that thing that only young people can do, namely, feeling sorry for myself. Once you’re past thirty you lose that ability; instead of feeling sorry for yourself you turn bitter.”

“I have always believed that when you’re feeling sorry for yourself, the best thing to do is help someone else.”

“I let myself feel good and sorry for myself, but only for a second. Daddy always said that the most useless of all human emotions was self-pity.”

“I like to make sure I don’t sing songs that are like self hating and feeling sorry for yourself ’cause that’s not the kind of legacy I want to leave really. I want people to feel like strength, especially young women.”

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.”

“I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.”

“If you are able to stop feeling sorry for yourself, and to contribute to the betterment of this world and of those around us, you will experience a high that is beyond my ability to express.”

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

“I’m a big believer in overcoming and achieving and doing things and not feeling sorry for yourself.”

“In times of unrest and in an unstable economy, it is very easy to let your attitude slip and begin feeling sorry for yourself. This is precisely when you want to practice healthy attitudinal rules to stay alert, alive and enthusiastic.”

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.”

“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.”

“Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself… Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.”

“Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue.”

“Self pity becomes your oxygen. But you learned to breathe it without a gasp. So, nobody even notices you’re hurting.”

“Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.”

“Self-honesty is not putting yourself down or feeling sorry for yourself. Self-honesty is looking at things as they are and then being compelled to make changes.”

“Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy.”

“The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.”

“There is absolutely no point in sitting around and feeling sorry for yourself. The great power you have is to let go … focus on what you have, no that which has been mean or unkindly removed.”

“When we pity ourselves all we see is ourselves. When we have problems, all we see are our problems and that’s all what we love of talking about. We don’t see the good things in our lives.”

“When you find yourself overpowered, as it were, by melancholy, the best way is to go out and do something.”

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.”

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”

When you look at compassion, the next stop is self esteem. For many, this will help you to manage challenges that we face.