41 Overcoming Low Self Esteem Quotes and Sayings

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Suffering from low self esteem can introduce a whole new set of challenges in your daily life. From being self conscious to low confidence, encouraging one another is a great way to overcome this inner demon. Here are some inspirational overcoming low self esteem quotes and sayings to lift you up.

“Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.”

“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”

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

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”

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

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

“For there are two kinds of forgiveness in the world: the one you practice because everything really is all right, and what went before is mended.”

“How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions?”

“I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles.”

“I am convinced that the jealous, the angry, the bitter and the egotistical are the first to race to the top of mountains. A confident person enjoys the journey, the people they meet along the way and sees life not as a competition.”

“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.”

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

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

“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.”

“If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it—through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself.”

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”

“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”

“It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.”

“Maybe your country is only a place you make up in your own mind. Something you dream about and sing about. Maybe it’s not a place on the map at all, but just a story full of people you meet and places you visit, full of books and films you’ve been to.”

“Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask,”What else could this mean?”

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

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

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

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

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.”

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

“Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.”

“That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love, you keep pretending – performing.”

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

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

“The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.”

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

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

“There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.”

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

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

“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.”

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

“Women who love themselves are threatening; but men who love real women, more so.”

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere.”

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

Find a way to overcome low self esteem can be difficult. Especially for those that have been verbally or physically abused earlier in life. Find a way to bring love, nurturing, and support to one another.