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Self Love Quotes And Sayings Against Self Doubt

Self Love Quotes – 79 Sayings About Self-Confidence And Self-Doubt

Looking for inspirational self-love quotes and the best sayings against self-doubt? Perfect! All of us know those days when we may have failed at some challenge or been dragged down by someone else. But actually, you can't fail - you can only learn and move on. And as long as you believe in yourself, nothing and no one can pull you down - no matter what you set your mind to. Of course, this also applies to fighting the biggest Environmental problems of our time.

In this collection of sayings, I would now like to give you short, inspiring words of wisdom about self-confidence, self-assurance and pride - and against self-doubt and feelings of inferiority. Let's go!

My please: Keep in mind that many of the quotes about self-love have been translated into English from other languages. I cannot guarantee that it is the original quote in each case. Therefore, double check them before you share them. If you like and share any of the quotes in the internet, please link this elaborately created collection. Thank you for your support!

The Best Self Love Quotes And Sayings For Higher Self Esteem

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In some situations you may doubt yourself - but through self-love these moments cannot harm you. By this I do not mean arrogance or arrogance - but quite simply a healthy self-confidence. Here are 79 quotes about self-love that will inspire you 100%!

Self Confidence Quotes #1-10

  1. "To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." (Oscar Wilde)
  2. "If there is one faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one's own strength." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  3. "It is difficult to find happiness within yourself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else." (Artur Schopenhauer)
  4. "Humble can only be those who have enough self-confidence." (Gabriel Laub)
  5. "Who wants to stay true to oneself, can't always stay true to others." (Christian Morgenstern)
  6. "We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us." (Virginia Satir)
  7. "The bad thing about inferiority complexes is that the wrong people have them." (Jacques Tati)
  8. "People who are always thinking about what others think of them would be very surprised to know how little others think about them." (Bertrand Russell)
  9. "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." (Bertrand Russell)
  10. "Nobody is perfect: Happiness is to know your limits and be happy with them." (Romain Rolland)

Self Confidence Quotes #11-20

  1. "Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be." (Abraham Lincoln)
  2. "Anyway, it's better to be a square something than a round nothing." (Friedrich Hebel)
  3. "If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are." (Selma Lagerlöf)
  4. "A proud person demands of himself the extraordinary. A haughty person ascribes it to himself." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  5. "There is only one proof of ability: action." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  6. "Feeling solely responsible for his actions and bearing only their consequences, even the most serious ones, is what defines his personality." (Ricarda Huch)
  7. "Some roosters believe that the sun rises because of them." (Theodor Fontane)
  8. "Arrogance is the caricature of pride." (Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben)
  9. "The tragedy of too many people is that they cannot allow happiness just to be there; they cannot leave it alone." (Nathaniel Branden)
  10. "The biggest mistake you can make in your life is to be always afraid of making a mistake." (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

Self Confidence Quotes #21-30

  1. "The more you love yourself, the more you become your greatest enemy." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  2. "To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity." (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  3. "No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they're pretty, even if they aren't." (Marilyn Monroe)
  4. "I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong." (Bertrand Russell)
  5. "What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  6. "Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self-love." (François Fénelon)
  7. "Envy is an admission of inferiority." (Victor Hugo)
  8. "You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." (Buddha)
  9. "Arrogance is the self-awareness of the inferiority complex." (Jean Rostand)
  10. "Lord! give me the strength and the courage To see my heart and my body without disgust." (Charles Baudelaire)

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Self Confidence Quotes #31-40

  1. "If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on." (Immanuel Kant)
  2. "Today there are many who consider the good to be bad, but the inferior to be good. These people do not help, rather they hold up." (Gottfried of Strasbourg)
  3. "Pride is the bridge between self-confidence and arrogance." (Erhard H. Bellermann)
  4. "A truly great man will neither trample on a worm nor sneak to an emperor." (Benjamin Franklin)
  5. "It's up to you whether you want to use the new year as a brake or as an engine." (Henry Ford)
  6. "I'm proud of my wrinkles. They give my face character. As an actress, you mess with that at your peril." (Brigitte Bardot)
  7. "He who does not look to men for usefulness or fame, should not look for love either, since he will not obtain it." (Giacomo Leopardi)
  8. "Do what you think is right. There will always be someone who thinks differently." (Michelle Obama)
  9. "The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself." (Rita Mae Brown)
  10. "I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else." (Dolly Parton)

Tip: At Positive Thinking Quotes you will find another list of rousing sayings.

Self Confidence Quotes #41-50

  1. "Don't let yourself go, go by yourself!" (Magda Bentrup)
  2. "Only the one who walks his own way can’t be overtaken." (Marlon Brando)
  3. "It's never too late to be what you might have been." (George Eliot)
  4. "Don't sell yourself short. No one will value you." (John Kremer)
  5. "You alone determine whether you want to be valuable or valueless." (Gudrun Knopp)
  6. "You have to keep finding your way through the little thoughts that annoy you to the big thoughts that strengthen you." (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
  7. "Your first duty is to make yourself happy. If you are happy, you will make others happy." (Ludwig Feuerbach)
  8. "Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one." (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  9. "Man often becomes what he believes himself to be." (Mahatma Gandhi)
  10. "Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have." (Thomas Edison)

Self Confidence Quotes #51-60

"Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be."(Quote by Abraham Lincoln)
  1. "Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth." (Joseph Joubert)
  2. "If you make an ass of yourself, there's always someone ready to ride you." (Bruce Lee)
  3. "Often our self-esteem hangs on the drip of confirmation." (Thomas Sonnabend)
  4. "In weak natures, with misfortune comes a feeling of inferiority." (Gustaf af Geijerstam)
  5. "Our self-confidence can't be well if our self-awareness is bad." (Ernst Ferstl)
  6. "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." (Lucille Ball)
  7. "A good education consists in hiding how much you think of yourself, and how little you think of others." (Jean Cocteau)
  8. "Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else." (Judy Garland)
  9. "The «feeling of inferiority» requires «compensation» by turning towards the community." (Alfred Adler)
  10. "The great thing is not to be this or that, but to be oneself." (Søren Kierkegaard)

Tip: Not to self love quotes will get you further. You can also gain greater self-confidence through good deeds in everyday life! Feel free to get inspired in the linked article.

Self Confidence Quotes #61-70

  1. "Calmness is the graceful form of confidence." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  2. "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them...well I have others." (Groucho Marx)
  3. "Arrogance and exaggeration are the nicknames of inferiority." (Jan Wöllert)
  4. "Don't believe every thing you think." (Byron Katie)
  5. "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval." (Mark Twain)
  6. "He alone is poor who does not believe in himself." (Marcus Aurelius)
  7. "You are braver than you believe, smarter than you seem, and stronger than you think." (A. A. Milne)
  8. "Low self-esteem is like driving through life with the handbrake on." (Maxwell Maltz)
  9. "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." (Joanne K. Rowling)
  10. "The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence." (Charles Bukowski)

Self Confidence Quotes #71-79

  1. "This self-love is the instrument of our preservation." (Voltaire)
  2. "You can much if you have confidence in oneself." (Wilhelm von Humboldt)
  3. "Be yourself! Everyone else is already taken." (Oscar Wilde)
  4. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." (Eleanor Roosevelt)
  5. "Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets." (Henry Kissinger)
  6. "You can usually do a lot more than you commonly have confidence for." (Aenne Burda)
  7. "Character is much easier kept than recovered." (Thomas Paine)
  8. "Self-confidence is deserved by those who think themselves deserving, but this is rare in those who think so." (Paul Mommertz)
  9. "Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye." (Helen Keller)

Can you think of more self-love quotes and sayings about self-love, self-confidence and pride? Then always come up with your favorite sayings in the comments!

Frequently asked questions about self-love

What is meant by self-love?

Self-love is the ability to accept oneself as one is. One appreciates one's own strengths but also weaknesses and idiosyncrasies - and cultivates an unrestricted love for oneself that is characterized by high self-esteem and self-worth.

Where is the difference between self-love, selfishness and narcissism?

Self-love has to do exclusively with acceptance of oneself and does not require an outside person.

Selfish people care less about themselves, but rather expect others to do so without wanting to do anything in return.

Narcissism is synonymous with selfishness and describes a personality disorder in which sufferers overestimate themselves and their abilities and consider themselves unique or even superior.

How can you practice self-love?

Self-doubt and a lack of self-love are usually caused by dissatisfaction and jealousy. Accordingly, you should compare yourself less with other people, but be much more happy about the things that you are satisfied with, that you have in your life and that you like about yourself. Also, by treating yourself like your best friend, you can train to love yourself.

Quotes About Self Love And Self Confidence Use For Your Everyday Life

Experience shows that it is precisely the people who think ahead and go new ways who quickly doubt themselves. Unfortunately, complainers and begrudgers tend to feel self-confident and in the right by nature.

If you want to change the world, a confident mindset is the basis of positive change. How you can use your Strengthen self-confidence in a targeted manner you can find out in the linked, detailed blog article.

Extremely helpful is also the book "Self Love - The 6 Steps to Happiness" by Saskia Engels.. It supports you to find more self-confidence through mindfulness and self-reflection. Here you get it*.

I hope that I could give you an extra boost of inspiration with these self-love quotes. Use them in your everyday life to give yourself more confidence.

Do you have any questions or more sayings about self-confidence that you would like to share? Then just write me a comment.

Stay confident,

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS: Self-love does not mean that you never have to change or adapt. Learn in the linked article for example, why I live vegan since a few years and also thanks to this decision I am more at peace with myself.

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Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

3 thoughts on “Selbstliebe Zitate – 79 Sprüche über Selbstbewusstsein und Selbstzweifel”

  1. Hello Christoph,
    great post you have written there.
    If you don't mind me asking, how long have you been running your blog?

    Many greetings
    Lucas from success source

    1. Hello Lukas! Thanks for your feedback - I've been doing this for a good 4 years now.


  2. Thanks a lot, for the great compilation =)
    I have noticed after a self-reflection that I live more for others instead of for me. This should now change and I believe with a daily motivation this will work great. =)

    LG Jenni

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