45 Quotes About Self Esteem and Confidence

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Having confidence in yourself will bring you the self-esteem you need to achieve your biggest goals. These quotes about self esteem and confidence will remind you of the courage needed to be successful.

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

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

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

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

“Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.”

“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.”

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”

“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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.”

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

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

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

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

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

Building your self-confidence takes a lot of effort and focus to achieve your desires.