47 Quotes About Self Esteem and Relationships

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When you enter into a relationship, having a view of your self worth and confidence will ensure you become an equal partner in the relationship. These quotes about self esteem and relationships will inspire you to seek an understanding of yourself and more.

“A competitive and insecure woman will tell you that “true love” is never giving up on someone you’re in love with.”

“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.”

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

“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster.”

“Be a bit of a challenge; not because you’re playing games but because you realize you’re worth the extra effort.”

“Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.”

“Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity.”

“Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.”

“Consider the fact that maybe… just maybe… beauty and worth aren’t found in a makeup bottle, or a salon-fresh hairstyle, or a fabulous outfit.”

“Don’t ever stray from yourself, in order to be close to someone that doesn’t have the courtesy to remind you of your worth, or the integrity of a gentleman to walk you home.”

“Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.”

“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.”

“He doesn’t need to be reminded you’re great.”

“I don’t want to see anyone. I lie in the bedroom with the curtains drawn and nothingness washing over me like a sluggish wave. Whatever is happening to me is my own fault.”

“I have known friendship love, parental love, romantic love, family love and unrequited love in my life time, but the only love that made a difference was self love.”

“I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man in his dignity is a crime.”

“I have realized; it is during the times I am far outside my element that I experience myself the most. That I see and feel who I really am, the most!”

“If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.”

“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.”

“If you don’t know what you want, you’ll never find it. If you don’t know what you deserve, you’ll always settle for less.”

“If you have to convince someone to stay with you then they have already left.”

“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.”

“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”

“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 is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.”

“Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn’t have the time to sit around and talk about you.”

“Lord, when I feel that what I’m doing is insignificant and unimportant, help me to remember that everything I do is significant and important in your eyes, because you love me and you put me here, and no one else can do what I am doing in exactly the way I do it.”

“Most lives are not distinguished by great achievements. They are measured by an infinite number of small ones. Each time you do a kindness for someone or bring a smile to his face, it gives your life meaning.”

“Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.”

“No boundary or barrier surrounds the heart of a person that loves their self and others.”

“No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools.”

“Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.”

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

“Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.”

“Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip.”

“Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.”

“Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself.”

“Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others.”

“The enemy uses those things your insecure about. Free yourself and take your power back by being secure in who you are – flaws and all.”

“There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realize that they are worthwhile in this world.”

“There will always be someone willing to hurt you, put you down, gossip about you, belittle your accomplishments and judge your soul.”

“We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.”

“You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter.”

“You can run away from yourself so often, and so much, just because the broken pieces of you cut your feet too deeply if you stay around for too long.”

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

“You can’t own a human being. You can’t lose what you don’t own. Suppose you did own him. Could you really love somebody who was absolutely nobody without you?”

“You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.”

Knowing how to deal with a low self worth and low self esteem will ensure you set yourself up for a successful relationship.