50 Powerful Quotes About Self-Love to Inspire You

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Self-love is one of the most important things in life. When you love yourself, you are kinder to yourself, and you make better decisions. You also attract positive people and situations into your life. If you’re looking for some inspiration, look no further than these 30 powerful quotes about self-love.

Self-love is essential when it comes to finding the right person because you need to be happy with yourself before you can be happy with someone else. When you love yourself, you know your own worth, and you’re not willing to settle for anything less than what you deserve. You also have more confidence and are more likely to attract someone who loves you for who you are.

If you’re struggling to feel the love for yourself today, or you’re looking for a reminder of how great you are, then read on to discover 50 powerful quotes about self-love.

You should also check out 50 self-love affirmations to boost your confidence and inspire you on your self-love journey further.

50 Powerful Quotes About Self-Love to Inspire You Every Day

1. “This life is mine alone. So I have stopped asking people for directions to places they’ve never been.” – Glennon Doyle

2. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

3. “When you make a mistake, respond to yourself in a loving way rather than a self-shaming way.” – Ellie Holcomb

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

5. “We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be?” – Meghan Markle

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

7. “Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you.” – Beyoncé

8. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “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.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen

10. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley

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

12. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” – Brené Brown

13. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.” – Katrina Mayer

14. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” – Maya Angelou

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

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16. “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren

17. “Talk to yourself like someone you love.” – Brené Brown

18. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.” – Rupi Kaur

19. “Seek to be whole, not perfect.” – Oprah Winfrey

20. “True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from.” – Brianna Wiest

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21. “When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho

22. “I am somebody. I am me. I like being me. And I need nobody to make me somebody.” – Louis L’Amour

23. “Do things that make you feel good: mind, body, and soul.” – Robyn Conley Downs

24. “I wish I could make everyone understand how important this statement is: go where you are wanted.” – S. McNutt

25. “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! Shout loud ‘I am lucky to be what I am.’” – Dr. Seuss

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26. “Make happiness your priority and be gentle with yourself in the process.” – Bronnie Ware

27. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz

28. “Life tried to crush her, but only succeeded in creating a diamond.” – John Mark Green

29. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Deliah

30. “I love the person I’ve become because I fought to become her.” – Kaci Diane

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31. “Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognize it.” – Rena Rose

32. “I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side.” – Dr. Maya Angelou

33. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott

34. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain

35. “If you are heartbroken, still leave your heart open, so pain can find an exit.” – Alexandra Vasiliu

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36. “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” – Dolly Parton

37. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L. Hay

38. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.” – Andrea Dykstra

39. “You have to choose yourself, even when others refuse to.” – R. H. Sin

40. “The only person I need to compare myself to is my yesterday self.” – Allison Sue

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41. “Self care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia

42. “Be vulnerable. Let yourself be deeply seen, love with your whole heart, practice gratitude and joy… be able to say ‘I am thankful to feel this vulnerable because it means I am alive,’ and believe ‘I am enough.’ You are worthy of love and belonging.” – Brené Brown

43. “As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that drewn me down and away from myself.” – Charlie Chaplin

44. “Choose, everyday, to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love.” – Alison Malee

45. “Learn to love yourself enough to be happy in your own company, not needing to use anyone as an escape.” – Samantha Camargo

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46. “And I said to my body, ‘I want to be your friend.’ It took a long breath. And replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this.” – Nayyirah Waheed 

47. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes

48. “Until you get comfortable being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.” – Mandy Hales

49. “I will never apologize for being me, but I will apologize for the times that I am not.” – Michael Carini

50. “It took me a long time to love myself, years actually. With that being said, you either like me or you don’t. I have no time to try and convince anyone to value all that I am.” – Daniel Franzese

Self-love is a crucial part of our lives. It’s more than just painting your nails or running yourself a bath. It’s about seeing yourself, with all your flaws and imperfections and insecurities, and knowing that you’re okay despite them. Hopefully, with the help of these inspirational self-love quotes, you can begin to see how brilliant you truly are.

At So Syncd, we believe in the power of both love and self-love. After all, without self-love and self-acceptance, how can you ever really find the perfect person for your true self?! Real love means finding someone who accepts you for who you are. So if you know your worth and you’re looking for someone else who can love you for the perfectly imperfect person you are, then use So Syncd to help you find someone who truly loves you for you.

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