140 Love Yourself Quotes That Will Make You Stronger

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Here are 140 of the best “love yourself” quotes. Yes, self-love is probably one of the most important thing you can accomplish in your life. So start with that first, and then expand your love to others. Hope you’ll find inspiration, my friend.

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We must fall in love with ourselves. I don’t like myself. I’m crazy about myself. Mae West

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You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone. Maya Angelou

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Just be, and enjoy being. Eckhart Tolle

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The moment you know yourself you have known the most precious thing in existence. Osho

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Respect yourself, love yourself, because there has never been a person like you and there never will be again. Osho


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Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move. Osho

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You start to live the moment you stop competing with others. Maxime Lagacé

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You can’t really love someone else unless you really love yourself first. Fred Rogers

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The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful. Osho

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Do your thing and don’t care if they like it. Tina Fey


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Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Lao Tzu

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Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being. Michel de Montaigne

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All you really need to do is accept this moment fully. You are then at ease in the here and now and at ease with yourself. Eckhart Tolle

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Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you won’t do anything with it. M. Scott Peck

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You’re certainly somebody that people can love. Fred Rogers

See also: inner peace quotes, be yourself quotes, courage quotes

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The Best Love Yourself Quotes

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

Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself. Tara Stiles

If you love yourself, you love others. If you hate yourself, you hate others. Osho

All people deserve your kindness, but none more so than you. Justin Kan

I respect myself and insist upon it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too. Maya Angelou

The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves. Pema Chödrön

I have discovered, just as my teachers always told me, that we already have what we need. The wisdom, the strength, the confidence, the awakened heart and mind are always accessible, here, now, always. Pema Chödrön

A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else. Haruki Murakami (1Q84)

You are morally obliged to take care of yourself. You should take care of, help and be good to yourself the same way you would take care of, help and be good to someone you loved and valued. Jordan Peterson

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If you live to please others, everyone will love you except yourself. Paulo Coelho

No one knows how you treat yourself, but it’s the most important relationship you have. Bill Masur

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

You need time to think, time to dream, time to talk and time to do nothing at all. Brooke McAlary

Seek your own love, not the love of others. You acquire the love of others on the way. @orangebook_

Only when you are kinder to yourself, you can be kinder to the world. Haemin Sunim

If you want to be faithful to someone or something, start by being faithful to yourself. Paulo Coelho

Helping yourself, you help the world. You are in the world – you are the world. You are not different from the world, nor is the world different from you. Sri Ramana Maharshi

A true sign of greatness: you are not bothered by others’ brilliance, nor are you afraid to share your own with others. You are secure in the knowledge that no one can take away your unique gifts. @TheAncientSage

Love yourself. Love the world. There is no power stronger than love. Deepak Chopra

Feeling the oneness of yourself with all things is true love. Eckhart Tolle

If I loved myself, truly and deeply, what would I do? Kamal Ravikant

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Part 2. Self Love Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Love Yourself Quotes (Shakespeare, Hillary Clinton, Montaigne, etc.)

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To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance. Oscar Wilde

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

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

Self-love is not so vile a sin as self-neglect. William Shakespeare

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. Michel de Montaigne

Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance in the world to pursue your dreams. Hillary Clinton

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

Be gentle with yourself. You are doing the best you can. Paulo Coelho

I, myself, am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. Augusten Burroughs

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Don’t be hard on yourself. Be kind. Yoko Ono

Loving oneself is the foundation for loving another person. Thich Nhat Hanh

We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. John Lennon

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

You don’t need another person, place or thing to make you whole. Maya Angelou

Love your neighbor as yourself. Mark 12:31

If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. Maxwell Maltz

The moment you see how important it is to love yourself, you will stop making others suffer. Buddha

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. Charles Bukowski

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. Walt Whitman

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain

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

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin

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See also: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (Amazon book)

Short Self-Love And Love Yourself Quotes

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One-liners, short self-love quotes, sayings, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.
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Have mercy for yourself. Jack Kornfield

Love is unconditional. Shane Parrish

Know your chief fault. Baltasar Gracián

Love is the great educator. Sigmund Freud

Love yourself and dream bigger. Teresa Collins

Surround yourself with electric people. George Raveling

Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity. Katrina Mayer

As you love yourself, life loves you back. Kamal Ravikant

Be kind to yourself. If you won’t, who will? Justin Kan

Want to be happy? Stop trying to be perfect. Brené Brown

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Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. Brené Brown

You can listen to the crowd or you can just be yourself. Thibaut

A man who loves himself takes the first step towards real love. Osho

Love is without motive, without a purpose. Love is its own reward. Osho

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Inspirational And Positive Love Yourself Quotes

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Do you need inspiration? Don’t forget that loving yourself totally can be the hardest, but most important thing you’ll ever do.
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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. Helen Keller

Be your own biggest fan. Love yourself and give yourself the things that you need. Mel Robbins

It is absolutely necessary to flood your mind with positive thoughts about yourself. Iyanla Vanzant

Remind yourself of all the ways you can be more loving, more supportive, and more encouraging to yourself. Iyanla Vanzant

Send yourself a love letter and then take the time to read it to yourself. Express your heartfelt love to yourself. Iyanla Vanzant

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

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

To be alone is one of the most beautiful experiences. You are no more bothered by others; you are no more forcing yourself to do something which is expected. Osho

To be a happy person, one has to drop all comparison. Drop all these stupid ideas of being superior and inferior. You are neither superior nor inferior. You are simply yourself! There exists no one like you, no one with whom you can be compared. Then, suddenly, you are at home. Osho

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The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself. Robert Greene

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

When you love yourself, you automatically attract feelings of love for others around you. Rhonda Byrne

You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations. Suzy Kassem

Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. Jean Vanier

When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. Diane Von Furstenberg

You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying. Steve Maraboli

If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. Fred Rogers

It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. W.C. Fields

What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more? Unknown

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See also: 11 Easy Ways To Actually Love Yourself More (jordangrayconsulting.com) or 8 Powerful Steps to Self-Love (psychologytoday.com)

Funny And Surprising Love Yourself Quotes

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A healthy self is one that doesn’t take itself seriously. Right?
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Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. Anne Lamott

It’s important to feel crappy sometimes. Lilly Singh

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, “He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone”. Epictetus

Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul. Osho

F.L.Y. First Love Yourself. Others will come next. Unknown

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

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Deep Love Yourself Quotes

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Loving others is a complex thing. Loving ourselves perhaps even more. Do you agree? Let’s find out.
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Don’t be dependent. At all. Ever. Period. Jordan Peterson

Love appears as relationship but begins in deep solitude. Osho

Maturity comes only when you are ready to face the pain of your being; maturity comes only when you are ready to take the challenge. And there is no greater challenge than love. Osho

It’s hard loving those who don’t much like themselves. Alain de Botton

Man cannot control himself unless he accepts himself. Alan Watts

Our problem is that we choose to deny love. In fact, we only have one problem: that our mind chooses fear over love. Gabby Bernstein (Spirit Junkie)

To love ourselves and support each other in the process of becoming real is perhaps the greatest single act of daring greatly. Brené Brown (Daring Greatly)

I’m not very good at giving anyone a clear no. Haruki Murakami

The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them. Louisa May Alcott (Little Women)

Don’t carry the weight of the world upon your shoulders. Saving anyone or anything is not your responsibility. @LifeMathMoney

If you have a hard time saying “I love you” it’s because you don’t love yourself. Pat Stedman

Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself. Francis Meehan

You cannot inadvertently allow yourself to feel obligated to anyone. Robert Greene

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The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. Maya Angelou

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

If you don’t love yourself in a healthy way, you will never be able to love others in the way that you should. Joel Osteen

The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself. Sahaj Kohli

The relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself. Alan Watts

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder

Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? Ian Wallace

Do you love yourself just as you are? Deepak Chopra

More deep quotes, deep love quotes

See also: Love And Self-Love (YouTube video by The School of Life) or Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It (Amazon book)

Wise Love Yourself Quotes (Words of Wisdom)

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What’s the greatest lesson in self-love? Slowing down and taking care of ourselves. Isn’t it?
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Treat yourself as if you were someone that you are responsible for helping. Jordan Peterson

If I loved myself truly and deeply, would I let myself experience this? Kamal Ravikant

The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates

Be aware of how you handle your mind. Be aware of how you treat yourself. Iyanla Vanzant

Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already. Pema Chödrön

Have you ever seen the stars in the night? See them closely, they will tell you, how to be open, how to love and how to shine and twinkle without any differences and jealousy of other stars. Santosh Kalwar

It is better to do nothing than to do what is wrong. For whatever you do, you do to yourself. The Dhammapada

Meditation is offering your genuine presence to yourself in every moment. Thich Nhat Hanh

The development of loving-kindness and compassion begins with learning how to appreciate oneself. Mingyur Rinpoche

People ask if a more mindful, more self-forgiving mindset comes at cost to your drive to win. No, I think it’s makes that drive to win sustainable. Justin Kan

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Fools laugh at others. Wisdom laughs at itself. Osho

You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. Diane Von Furstenberg

Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person your ever going to truly live with; is yourself. Nikki Rowe

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

I don’t want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did. Henry James

You can do hard things without being hard on yourself. Mel Robbins

Meditation is a must before you can really love. One should be capable of being alone, utterly alone, and yet tremendously blissful. Then you can love. Osho

Man becomes mature the moment he starts loving rather than needing. He starts overflowing, sharing; he starts giving. Osho

Buddha is a Buddha, a Krishna is a Krishna, and you are you. And you are not in any way less than anybody else. Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it. Osho (Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously)

We do not have to improve ourselves; we just have to let go of what blocks our heart. Jack Kornfield

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield

More wisdom quotes

See also: How to be a Friend to Yourself (YouTube video by The School of Life) or The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book (Amazon book)

Part 3. Conclusion

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This day, I vow to myself to love myself, to treat myself as someone I love truly and deeply – in my thoughts, my actions, the choices I make, the experiences I have, each moment I am conscious, I make the decision I LOVE MYSELF. Kamal Ravikant (Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It, Amazon book)

Call to action: Read A Seven-Step Prescription for Self-Love (psychologytoday.com)

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maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

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