Nourishing the Soul: Quotes on Self-Love and Inner Happiness

Self Love Quotes

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Self Love Quotes

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

2. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”
— Rupi Kaur

3. “You deserve someone who makes you feel like the otherworldly creature you are. Yourself.”
— Amanda Lovelace

4. “Treat her like you never want to lose her.”
— R.h. Sin

5. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
— Stephen Chbosky

6. “Be so completely yourself that everyone else feels safe to be themselves, too.”
— Unknown

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

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

9. “Gonna love myself. No, I don’t need anybody else.”
— Hailee Steinfeld

10. “You are enough. A thousand times enough.”
— Unknown

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

12. “This is not the moment to wilt into the underbrush of your insecurities. You’ve earned the right to grow. You’re going to have to carry the water yourself.”
— Cheryl Strayed

13. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.”
— Oscar Wilde

14. “Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.”
— Rupi Kaur

15. “No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.”
— Edmond Mbiaka

16. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”
— Mark Twain

17. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.”
— Robert Morely

18. “I think no matter what you look like, the key first of all is to be happy with yourself. And then you know if you want to improve things you don’t like about yourself, then do it after you appreciate yourself.”
— Adele

19. “They will try to make you unhappy, don’t let them. They will try to tell you you’re not free, don’t listen.”
— Unknown

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

21. “We do not have the right to feel helpless. We must help ourselves. After destiny has delivered what it delivers, we are responsible for our lives.”
— Cheryl Strayed

22. “Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again.”
— Lalah Delia

23. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.”
— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

24. “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.”
— Les Brown

25. “Be enough for yourself first. The rest of the world can wait.”
— Fw

26. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.”
— Unknown

27. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”
— Charles Bukowski

28. “Keep watering yourself. You’re growing.”
— E. Russell

29. “When things change inside you, things change around you.”
— Unknown

30. “The things that make me different are the things that make me.”
— Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

31. “A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.”
— Haruki Murakami

32. “Be single and save yourself for a relationship that motivates you to become the best version of yourself. Be single until you find a love that resembles the type of love you’ve been fighting for.”
— R.h. Sin

33. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others.”
— Brené Brown

34. “Plant hope in your heart’s wounds.”
— Alexandra Vasiliu

35. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
— Eckhart Tolle

36. “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”
— Yogi Bhajan

37. “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.”
— Barbara De Angelis

38. “Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first.”
— Beau Taplin

39. “Be about ten times more magnanimous than you believe yourself capable of. Your life will be a hundred times better for it.”
— Cheryl Strayed

40. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”
— Carl Gustav Jung

41. “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”
— Unknown

42. “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”
— Diane von Furstenberg

43. “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs, and habits–anything that kept me small. My judgment called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”
— Kim McMillen

44. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right here.”
— Venus Williams

45. “You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first.”
— Rupi Kaur

46. “Self-love is the greatest middle finger of all time.”
— Unknown

47. “You carry so much love in your heart. Give some to yourself.”
— Unknown

48. “Learn to be alone without being lonely. Learn to admire your beauty without finding fault. Learn to love yourself without the love of others.”
— H.r.d

49. “Sometimes your soulmate is yourself. Sometimes you have to be the love of your life until you discover that type of love in someone else.”
— R.h. Sin

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

51. “One day I woke up and realized I was not made for anyone. I was made for me. I am my own.”
— Unknown

52. “You really have to love yourself to get anything in this world done.”
— Lucille Ball

53. “It’s really about changing the conversation. It’s not about perfection. It’s about purpose. We have to care about our bodies and what we put in them. Women have to take the time to focus on our mental health—take time for self, for the spiritual, without feeling guilty or selfish. The world will see you the way you see you and treat you the way you treat yourself.”
— Beyoncé

54. “My heart is beating and I’m breathing and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that.”
— Rupi Kaur

55. “Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Fall in love with the path of deep healing. Fall in love with becoming the best version of yourself but with patience, with compassion, and respect to your own journey.”
— S. McNutt

56. “You are free, you are powerful, you are good, you are love, you have value you have a purpose. All is well.”
— Abraham Hicks

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

58. “Talk to yourself like someone you love.”
— Brené Brown

59. “Flowers grow back even after the harshest winters. You will, too.”
— Jennae Cecelia

60. “Love yourself when you’re tired. Love yourself when you’re weak. Love yourself when you’re confused. Love yourself when you’re broken. Love yourself when you’re restored.”
— MB

61. “I am what I am. I can’t help myself and if you don’t like it get with somebody else.”
— Jonas Brothers

62. “Your biggest commitment must always be to yourself.”
— Bridgett Devoue

63. “No one can rescue me. I know because I’ve already tried to get them to do it. It doesn’t work. This is all on me.”
— Michelle D’Avella

64. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity; it’s sanity.”
— Katrina Mayer

65. “In stressful times, it’s okay to not be perfect. Cut yourself some slack. Because right now, you might not be your best self, but you are growing and you are trying your best. And that is good enough.”
— Ashley Hetherington

66. “Don’t fall into the trap of sacrificing your self-esteem for affection and acceptance.”
— Ashley Graham

67. “The same light you see in others is shining within you, too.”

68. “When you feel your worst is when you need to love yourself more.”
— Unknown

69. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

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