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Self-Love Quotes About Accepting Yourself

Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself.
Nathaniel Branden

You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won't discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.
Geneen Roth

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
Carl Jung

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.
Roy T. Bennett

The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.
Steve Maraboli

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.
Amy Bloom

You are enough just as you are.
Meghan Markle

The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.
Robert Hand

You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
Louise L. Hay

Self-Love Quotes About Embracing Your Flaws

Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do.
Brené Brown

There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection.
Steve Maraboli

You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.
Sophia Bush

The first step toward being loved is learning to love what you see when you look in the mirror.
Tadahiko Nagao

You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
Brené Brown

Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else's life.
Kobi Yamada

Self-Love Quotes About Prioritizing Your Needs

Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.
Eleanor Brown

You are worthy of the love you keep trying to give everyone else.

Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.

You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people.

Self-love is the source of all our other loves.
Pierre Corneille

You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.
Sophia Bush

Self-love is not about being self-absorbed, it's about being self-aware.

You are enough just as you are. You don't have to do anything to earn love.

Self-love is the greatest middle finger of all time.

You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.

Self-Love Quotes About Forgiving Yourself

Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
Maya Angelou

Forgive yourself for the mistakes of the past and all the things you think you have done wrong. That was the best you knew how to do at that moment. Now that you know better, you can do better.
Luminita D. Saviuc

Forgive yourself for accepting less than you deserved. But don't do it again.

Forgive yourself for the times you were not gentle with yourself. For the times you said 'yes' when you wanted to say 'no'. For the times you didn't speak up. For the times you didn't take care of yourself. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the moments you forgot your worth. For the moments you let someone else define you. For the moments you settled for less. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the times you neglected your own needs. For the times you put others first. For the times you forgot to take care of yourself. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the times you didn't listen to your intuition. For the times you ignored the signs. For the times you didn't trust yourself. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the times you didn't love yourself. For the times you criticized yourself. For the times you compared yourself to others. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the times you didn't believe in yourself. For the times you let fear hold you back. For the times you didn't take a chance. Forgive yourself and start again.

Forgive yourself for the times you didn't know how to love yourself. For the times you didn't know how to be kind to yourself. Forgive yourself and start again.

Self-Love Quotes About Being Kind To Yourself

Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Wilfred Peterson

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.
Parker Palmer

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

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde

You can't pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.

You are worthy of love and respect, from yourself and others.

Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.
Pema Chödrön

Self-Love Quotes About Overcoming Self-Doubt

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Zig Ziglar

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Christian D. Larson

Self-doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.
Suzy Kassem

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Self-Love Quotes About Letting Go Of Negative Thoughts

The only way to get what you really want is to let go of what you don't want.
Iyanla Vanzant

You can't hate yourself happy. You can't criticize yourself thin. You can't shame yourself worthy. Real change begins with self-love and self-care.
Jessica Ortner

You are not a problem to be solved, but a gift to be opened.
Wayne Dyer

You are not your thoughts; you are the observer of your thoughts.
Amit Ray

The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.
C. JoyBell C.

You are not what has happened to you. You are what you choose to become.
Carl Jung

Self-Love Quotes About Being Authentic

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

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are.
Brené Brown

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Carl Jung

The most exhausting thing you can be is inauthentic.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Lao Tzu

Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust and followers love leaders they can trust.
Lance Secretan

The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.
Simon Mainwaring

The authentic self is the soul made visible.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.
Brené Brown

The greatest thing you can ever do for yourself is to be yourself completely.
Bernard Kelvin Clive

Self-Love Quotes About Loving Yourself Unconditionally

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

Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
William Shakespeare

The more you love yourself, the less nonsense you'll tolerate.

You are worthy of love and belonging, just as you are.
Brene Brown

Self-Love Quotes About Finding Happiness Within

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama XIV

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
William Saroyan

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it's all that matters.
Audrey Hepburn

Happiness is not a destination, it's a journey. Happiness is not tomorrow, it is now. Happiness is not a dependency, it is a decision. Happiness is what you are, not what you have.
Ralph Marston

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius

Self-Love Quotes About Celebrating Your Accomplishments

Celebrate your successes. Find some humor in your failures.
Sam Walton

Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.
Mia Hamm

Celebrate your victories well and don't let losses get you down.
Lailah Gifty Akita

Celebrate your accomplishments, but never forget to keep challenging yourself.

Celebrate your small victories and they will eventually lead to big successes.

Celebrate your progress, not just your victories.
Joyce Meyer

Celebrate your accomplishments, but don't forget to acknowledge the people who helped you along the way.

Celebrate your accomplishments, but keep pushing yourself to achieve even more.

Celebrate your accomplishments, but never become complacent.

Celebrate your accomplishments, but always strive for more.

Self-Love Quotes About Trusting Your Intuition

Trust your intuition, it never lies.

Intuition is the compass of the soul.

Your intuition knows what to do, so the trick is to get out of your own way.

Intuition is the key to everything, in painting, filmmaking, business - everything.
David Lynch

Intuition is a powerful force, one that can unlock hidden truths and bring clarity to the most confusing of situations.
Erin Pavlina

Intuition is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it becomes.

Intuition is the voice of the soul.

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
Florence Scovel Shinn

Intuition is a sense of knowing how to act spontaneously, without needing to know why.
Sylvia Clare

Intuition is the highest form of intelligence, transcending all individual abilities and skills.
Sylvia Clare

Self-Love Quotes About Setting Boundaries

Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won't accept.
Anna Taylor

Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself. It doesn't make me mean, selfish, or uncaring because I don't do things your way. I care about me, too.
Christine Morgan

You have to learn to say no without feeling guilty. Setting boundaries is healthy. You need to learn to respect and take care of yourself.

Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.
Doreen Virtue

When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice.
Brené Brown

The most powerful words you can say to someone who's mistreating you are, 'I'm not going to tolerate this anymore.'

You get to decide what you want to tolerate. You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.
Tony Gaskins

Boundaries are a sign of self-respect. They are the physical, emotional, and mental limits we establish to protect ourselves from being manipulated, used, or violated by others.

Setting boundaries is not a more sophisticated way of manipulation; it is a way of cultivating respect for both ourselves and others.

You are allowed to terminate toxic relationships. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry and selfish and unforgiving. You don't owe anyone an explanation for taking care of yourself.

Self-Love Quotes About Taking Care Of Your Body

Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.
Astrid Alauda

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Jim Rohn

Self-care is how you take your power back.
Lalah Delia

Your body hears everything your mind says.
Naomi Judd

Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle.
Jules Robson

The body is a reflection of your inner state. Treat it with respect.

Your body is your most priceless possession. Take care of it.
Jack Lalanne

Invest in yourself. You can afford it. Trust me.

Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.
Anthony Bourdain

Your body is your home. It's the only place you truly live.

Self-Love Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

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

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Michel de Montaigne

The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself.
Diane Von Furstenberg

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

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