Here are some of the best quotes on knowing your worth.
I hope you will find these helpful as well.
"The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely."
- C.G. Jung
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self."
- Wayne Dyer
"Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance."
- Brené Brown
"Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens."
- Louise L. Hay
"We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves."
- Malcolm X
"To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections."
- Sandra Bierig
"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence."
- Frederick Douglass
"It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others."
- Sidney J. Harris
"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."
- Sharon Salzberg
"People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
"Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you."
- Rob Liano
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?"
- Marianne Williamson
"Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth."
- Iyanla Vanzant
"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 judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving."
- Kim McMillen
Now it's your turn. What are your favorite quotes and why. Please share them in the comments below.