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Self Quotes For A Better Relationship With Yourself & Thus Others, Too

1. “Your most important sale in life is to sell yourself to yourself.” Maxwell Maltz

2. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” Napoleon Hill

3. “A great deal of chaos in the world occurs because people don’t appreciate themselves. Having never developed sympathy or gentleness toward themselves, they cannot experience harmony or peace within themselves, and therefore, what they project to others is also inharmonious and confused.” Chogyam Trungpa

4. “It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.” Norman Vincent Peale

5. “When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.” Mark Victor Hansen

6. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James

7. “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” Tyra Banks

8. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” Jim Rohn

10. “You always convey through your verbal and non-verbal communication, and your actions, what you expect and are willing to accept.” Sam Owen

11. “Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are.” Turcois Ominek

12. “Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy.” Wayne Dyer

13. “Your self-worth has nothing to do with your craft or calling, and everything to do with how you treat yourself.” Kris Carr

14. “The ‘self-image’ is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.” Maxwell Maltz

15. “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

16. “Too many people overvalue what they are not, and undervalue what they are.” Malcolm Forbes

17. “Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.” Brian Tracy

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

19. “Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.” Denis Waitley

20. “The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.” Brian Tracy

21. “You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be.” Lou Holtz

22. “Whatever you focus your mind on, you will consciously and subconsciously work towards.” Sam Owen

23. “Whatever good things we build end up building us.” Jim Rohn

24. “One of the most significant characteristics of healthy esteem is that it is the state of one who is not at war either with himself or with others.” Nathaniel Branden

25. “Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.” Joe Clark

26. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right.” Henry Ford

27. “Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” Norman Vincent Peale

28. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” Michael Jordan

29. “Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.” Brian Tracy

30. “Healthy self-love and self-worth can be achieved by practising consistent care towards ourselves in every way we can, whether that’s through surrounding ourselves with healthy relationships, nourishing our health, taking care of our appearance, or speaking nicely to ourselves.” Sam Owen