230 Self-Worth Quotes To Make You Calm (And Confident)

Here are 230 of the best self-worth quotes I could find. The goal? To make you calm and confident. That’s why you’ll find quotes on life, confidence, self-esteem, worthlessness, work and happiness. Enjoy!

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Your self-worth grows when you fight for something you love. Maxime Lagacé

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If you know your true worth, you do not need anyone else to confirm it. Alan Cohen

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Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone to tell you who you are. Beyoncé Knowles

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Be a good person, but don’t waste your time trying to prove it. Paulo Coelho

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Asking for what you need is proof of self-worth. Amanda Goetz


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Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone — never the opinion of others. Robert Greene

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Don’t waste a second of your time convincing other people you’re worth loving. Atticus

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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

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You can’t be successful and loved by everyone. Choose wisely. Maxime Lagacé

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Go all in on yourself. Jack Butcher


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Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth. Oprah Winfrey

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Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others. Roy T. Bennett

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True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth. Gabrielle Bernstein

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You are not what you’ve done. You are what you keep doing. Jack Butcher

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Someone who doesn’t care, can’t be hurt. Naval Ravikant

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The Best Self-Worth Quotes

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

The only opinion of me that I care for is my own, and the only timeframe is now. Naval Ravikant

A total acceptance of yourself brings about a total transcendence of yourself. Adyashanti

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

As a mountain of rock is unshaken by wind, so also, the wise are unperturbed by blame or by praise. The Dhammapada

All you can do in regard to your own life is choose the best path that you believe in. Ichiro Kishimi

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them. François de La Rochefoucauld

Those who do not attempt to appear more than they are but are simply themselves, stand out as remarkable and are the only ones who truly make a difference in this world. Eckhart Tolle (A New Earth, Amazon book)

Trust yourself. At the root, at the core, there is pure sanity, pure openness. Don’t trust what you have been taught, what you think, what you believe, what you hope. Deeper than that, trust the silence of your being. Gangaji

Those who realize the self are always satisfied. Having found the source of joy and fulfillment, they no longer seek happiness from the external world. Happiness can only be found within the self. Bhagavad Gita

The most common form of despair is not being who you are. Søren Kierkegaard

You respect yourself the day you no longer seek validation from others. @orangebook_

Our sense of self-worth is the single most important determinant of the health, abundance, and joy we allow into our lives. Dan Millman

This self-respect and sense of self-worth, the innermost armament of the soul, lies at the heart of humanness; to be deprived of it is to be dehumanized, to be cleaved from, and cast below, mankind. Laura Hillenbrand

Rely upon yourself. Teach yourself. Accompany yourself. Have talks with yourself. Scold yourself. Commiserate with yourself. Work with yourself. Create art yourself. Inspire yourself. Take long walks with yourself. See yourself. Know yourself. Seek no other human in this world. Kapil Gupta

You are not responsible for other people’s opinions, feelings, or perceptions of you. They own that, not you. Shane Parrish

Focus on others and lose control. Focus on yourself and gain it. Maxime Lagacé

Most people go a majority of their life without even knowing who they are or what they want. Spend time with yourself. Thibaut

Being honest with who you are is a superpower. The more honest you are with yourself, the less anyone else can hurt you. Matthew Kobach

Self-esteem and self-love are the opposites of fear; the more you like yourself, the less you fear anything. Brian Tracy

Dig within. There lies the wellspring of good: ever dig, and it will ever flow. Marcus Aurelius

To go wrong in one’s own way is better than to go right in someone else’s. Fyodor Dostoevsky

We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves. Orison Swett Marden

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Part 2. Self-Worth Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Self-Worth Quotes (Roosevelt, Thoreau, Emerson, etc.)

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

Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream. Oprah Winfrey

Self-worth sets the standard that life meets. Jewel

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate. Henry David Thoreau

Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be, precisely determine what we will be. Tony Robbins

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

I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man in his dignity is a crime. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

If you have an idea that you genuinely think is good, don’t let some idiot talk you out of it. Stan Lee (Marvel)

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. Wayne Dyer

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

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others. Mark Twain

How can a man come to know himself? Never by thinking, but by doing. Try to do your duty and you will know at once what you are worth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Lovers, travellers, and poets will give money to be heard. Benjamin Franklin

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. Malcolm X

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. Mahatma Gandhi

What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are. C.S. Lewis

We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones. François de La Rochefoucauld

How we treat others is a reflection of how we think about ourselves. John C. Maxwell

To laugh at yourself is to love yourself. Mickey Mouse (Disney)

Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius

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Short Self-Worth Quotes

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One-liners, short self-worth quotes, sayings, thoughts and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, backgrounds.

Bet on yourself. Anthony Pompliano

Be proud to wear you. Dodinsky

Make yourself a priority. Maxime Lagacé

There’s nothing to prove. Maxime Lagacé

Be you or be commoditized. Jack Butcher

I am not a has-been. I am a will be. Lauren Bacall

Knowing yourself makes living easier. Thibaut

Free yourself from others’ versions of you. Angela Jiang

You are whatever you tell yourself you are. Shane Parrish

How you spend your time defines who you are. Oprah Winfrey

You are underestimating the power of your voice. Jack Butcher

Do not live to satisfy the expectations of others. Ichiro Kishimi

Those who try to put you down are already below you. Gal Shapira

You want to find your voice? Shut out everyone else’s. Brian Norgard

The less you care about validation, the more you grow. @orangebook_

The smartest people never take themselves too seriously. @orangebook_

If they don’t know you personally don’t take it personal. Gal Shapira

Just be yourself every single day, it’s the best role you’ll ever have. Thibaut

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Inspirational And Motivational Self-Worth Quotes

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The one thing you can’t give up on is yourself. Brian Norgard

Prove that you believe in yourself by investing in your dreams. Mel Robbins

Don’t play the game. Just do your own things. Just do the right things. Maxime Lagacé

Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. Bruce Lee

The path of least resistance will never make you proud. Tony Robbins

We all have different gifts, so we all have different ways of saying to the world who we are. Fred Rogers

Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it. Osho

Your sense of self-worth should not come from the chance of your birth, but from the things you accomplish. You cannot be born great, you can only become great. Matthew Kobach

Whenever you should doubt your self-worth, remember the lotus flower. Even though it plunges to life from beneath the mud, it does not allow the dirt that surrounds it to affect its growth or beauty. Suzy Kassem

The first step to accepting yourself is to simply become comfortable being with yourself. There is a benefit to sitting in silence for a few moments each day. It’s difficult to work through internal baggage when you are constantly receiving external stimuli. James Clear (See also: love yourself quotes)

Your ideas are valuable. Your success is valuable. Your failure is valuable. Your process is valuable. Your experience is valuable. Jack Butcher

Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. Shannon L. Alder

Accept and acknowledge your own brilliance. Stop waiting for others to tell you how great you are! Believe it for yourself. Iyanla Vanzant

A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines. Matshona Dhliwayo

The best ones often feel like outsiders. Makes sense. Nothing great is created from conformity. Kamal Ravikant

A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. John Powell

By nature we are wise, kind, powerful, fearless, and absolutely unlimited. Byron Katie

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

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Funny And Surprising Self-Worth Quotes

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Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand break on. Maxwell Maltz

If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others. François de La Rochefoucauld

We have not the courage to say generally that we have no faults, and that our enemies have no good qualities; but in fact we are not far from believing so. François de La Rochefoucauld

Be humble, for you are made of dung. Be noble, for you are made of stars. Serbian saying

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Deep Self-Worth Quotes

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Wherever there is a crowd there is untruth. Søren Kierkegaard

Self-worth is everything. Without it life is a misery. Julie Walters

When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something. Robert Browning

It’s arrogant to believe the universe has singled you out for either special blessing or curse. Ed Latimore

If you know what you want, and will be content with it, you can be trusted. But if you do not know, your desires are limitless and no one can tell how to deal with you. Nothing satisfies an individual incapable of enjoyment. Alan Watts

Deep down, no one needs/has to understand you, sometimes you got to go through the darkness and face yourself multiple times to gain your own inner clarity. @trey_wing6

There are two types of people: those who lead a virtuous life and those who virtue signal. They are never the same. Sven Schnieders

What we find beautiful and what we see as attractive are indicators of what we crave in order to become properly ‘whole’. Alain de Botton

There is something at once sobering and absurd in the extent to which we are lifted by the attentions of others and sunk by their disregard. Alain de Botton

What is so frightening is the extent to which we may idealize others when we have such trouble tolerating ourselves. Alain de Botton (Essays In Love, Amazon book)

What kills us isn’t one big thing, but thousands of tiny obligations we can’t turn down for fear of disappointing others. Alain de Botton

Although men flatter themselves with their great actions, they are not so often the result of a great design as of chance. François de La Rochefoucauld

It is difficult to love those we do not esteem, but it is no less so to love those whom we esteem much more than ourselves. François de La Rochefoucauld

To establish ourselves in the world we do everything to appear as if we were established. François de La Rochefoucauld

When not prompted by vanity we say little. François de La Rochefoucauld

Learn to listen but learn to be indifferent too. Maxime Lagacé

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Wise Self-Worth Quotes (Words of Wisdom)

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Don’t rush, it takes time to grow into who you are. Lalah Delia

The less you care that they think, the more your self-worth can flower. Maxime Lagacé

We should gain more by letting the world see what we are than by trying to seem what we are not. François de La Rochefoucauld

Whatever your plan, you never invest your own self-worth in its ultimate success or failure. Wayne Dyer

People who grow want the truth. The others want their beliefs validated. @orangebook_

You are educated once you start thinking independently without seeking anyone’s validation. @orangebook_

A healthy feeling of inferiority is not something that comes from comparing oneself to others; it comes from one’s comparison with one’s ideal self. Ichiro Kishimi & Fumitake Koga (The Courage to be Disliked, Amazon book)

A lot of growing up is learning to shift the responsibility from the other to the self. Brian Koppelman

One understands one’s personal worth when one no longer identifies or defines one’s self in terms of these transient things. Anthony de Mello

If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within; secondary reality without. Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now, Amazon book)

No one pays any attention to your mistakes. They are focused on their own. Sahil Lavingia

You will earn the respect of all men if you begin by earning the respect of yourself. Musonius Rufus

Sever the ignorant doubt in your heart with the sword of self-knowledge. Observe your discipline, arise. Bhagavad Gita

Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable. Osho

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Part 3. Self-Worth Quotes About…

Self-Worth Quotes About Life

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

If all you do in life is to figure out who you are, that’s already good enough. Thibaut

He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself, or he loses his labor. Ignatius

You don’t let people steal your stuff, so don’t let them steal your time. Jack Butcher

Listen to your own voice, your own soul, too many people listen to the noise of the world, instead of themselves. @TheGodLight

Rather than struggling to become bigger fish, we might concentrate our energies on finding smaller ponds or smaller species to swim with, so our own size will trouble us less. Alain de Botton

It’s touching that almost everyone you meet, however outwardly accomplished, craves reassurance you like them and think they’re doing OK. Alain de Botton

Self-education is the best education, but only if you possess self-respect, self-discipline, self-awareness. @orangebook_ (See also: discipline quotes)

No one thinks like you. No one has the same beliefs like you. No one had the same experiences like you did. You are different. Don’t worry if people don’t understand or agree with you. Don’t worry if they misjudge you. What you think of you is the only thing that matters. Gal Shapira

There is one rule, though: once you discover your truth, you have to go all in. Fully. Every single chip. Kamal Ravikant

The act of going within, finding our truth, and then sharing it, helps us far more than we know. Kamal Ravikant

The way you measure yourself is how you measure others, and how you assume others measure you. Mark Manson

What’s important is your own internal scoreboard, not theirs. Maxime Lagacé

If you’re trying to fit in, you’ll never reach your potential. Shane Parrish

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Self-Worth Quotes About Confidence

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Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth. Eleanor Roosevelt

Confidence: the art of not taking ourselves, and failures, too seriously. Maxime Lagacé

Confidence is positive and empowering, but arrogance is deadly. Be confident, but not at the expense of your respect for others. Ralph Marston

Surest path to self-confidence I know: make and keep commitments to yourself. Kamal Ravikant

Self-belief matters less than doing things. It comes from doing things. Kamal Ravikant

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame. Thomas à Kempis

Self-assurance is contemptible and fatal unless it is self-knowledge. George Santayana

What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but what’s important to me is my opinion of myself. C. JoyBell C.

When people overtly display some trait, such as confidence or hypermasculinity, they are most often concealing the contrary reality. Robert Greene

Self-reliance becomes a habit and anything that smacks of depending on others will horrify you. Robert Greene

Stand for what is right, even when it means you have to stand alone. @orangebook_

Respect yourself enough to walk away from people who don’t acknowledge your worth. Andrew Zaffina

The more confident you are, the shorter your answer should be. Jack Butcher

Investing in yourself is a hedge against everyone else. Jack Butcher

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See also: 25 Killer Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence (zenhabits.net)

Quotes About Self-Esteem, Self-Love

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Take pride in your appearance. Ed Latimore

Self-care isn’t selfish. It’s self-esteem. Ashley Judd

Self-esteem is when you are your own best friend. Maxime Lagacé

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Otto Rank

Treat everyone like an equal, and treat yourself very well. Sahil Lavingia

The picture you have of yourself, your self-esteem, will have a profound effect on the way you see the world and the way your world sees you. Earl Nightingale

Don’t outsource your self-esteem to others. It’s hard enough for them to manage their own, let alone yours. Thibaut

Self-love increases or diminishes for us the good qualities of our friends, in proportion to the satisfaction we feel with them, and we judge of their merit by the manner in which they act towards us. François de La Rochefoucauld

The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. Sonya Friedman

Shyness isn’t a fixed trait, nor an excuse. Work on increasing your self-esteem and practice talking to more people. It is the best thing you’ll do for yourself. Gal Shapira

You don’t need to convince others that you are smart or sophisticated. You don’t need to go on and on about your achievements. Self-importance is a fool’s fortress. @zen_fi

Crave validation and lose what it means to be you. Instead of working for yourself, you will be seeking acclaim from others. Don’t delegate. The only approval you need is your own. Jack Peach

Don’t ask why they don’t believe in you. Ask why you don’t believe in yourself and need their validation. @orangebook_

You can never love someone beyond how much you love yourself. Corollary: You can’t love anyone if you don’t love yourself. @orangebook_

You attract healthy relationships when you love yourself. Andrew Zaffina

Treat yourself the way you want others to treat you. Rhonda Byrne

The day you’ll realize there’s nothing more important than your mental and physical health, your self-worth will skyrocket. Maxime Lagacé

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See also: Self-Worth, Self-Esteem & Impostor Syndrome (19 minutes video by Lavendaire)

Self-Worth Quotes About Relationships

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Those who have weak faith themselves cannot arouse faith in others. Lao Tzu

The wiser you get, the more you cut out toxic people from your life. Maxime Lagacé

I always try to believe the best of everybody – it saves so much trouble. Rukyard Kipling

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

There will always be someone willing to hurt you, put you down, gossip about you, belittle your accomplishments and judge your soul. It is a fact that we all must face. Shannon L. Alder

If you need to pretend or hide your true self, you are with the wrong people. Gordana Biernat

How you treat others is a direct reflection of how you feel about yourself. Amber Deckers

Be real, even when you know someone’s not being real with you, do it for you and not to please them. @trey_wing6

If you can’t celebrate people that are further along than you, then you’ll never get to where they are. Be happy for them. Joel Osteen

When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process. Dave Pelzer (See also: being strong quotes)

Know that you are worthy of love whether you are receiving it or not. Thema Bryant-Davis

If you don’t have at least someone who dislikes you, you probably aren’t interesting. Angela Jiang

If you want to be liked by everyone, then you can never live authentically. Preethi Kasireddy

No one is thinking about you as much as you think they are. Matthew Kobach

What makes the vanity of others unsupportable is that it wounds our own. François de La Rochefoucauld

The proud are ever most provoked by pride. François de La Rochefoucauld

Authenticity is lost when you’re trying to be relevant. Thibaut

Your reaction to someone isn’t about the other person, it’s about you. Understand that and strengthen the way you think and react. Gal Shapira

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Quotes About Feeling Worthless

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

Feeling worthless and having doubts is the natural cycle of life. Embrace it and use it as fuel. Maxime Lagacé

Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip. Glenn Beck

Lack of self-worth is the fundamental source of all emotional pain. A feeling of insecurity, unworthiness and lack of value is the core experience of powerlessness. Gary Zukav

Your value is the product of your thoughts. Do not miscalculate your self-worth by multiplying your insecurities. Dodinsky

If you’re not going to bet on yourself, how is anyone else going to? (Said by a friend of Payal Kadakia, classpass.com)

Learn how to say no. First, by saying no to ego which wants it all. Thibaut

Never ever envy someone their success. You have no idea the price they paid (or will pay). There always is a price. Instead, use them to motivate yourself. And be ready to pay the price. Kamal Ravikant

If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but you for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a long way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful you. Mandy Hale

Following tips to improve your confidence is an enormously limited endeavor. It is far more effective to discover why you are not confident to begin with. James Pierce

One of the great recipes for a certain kind of happiness: a marked reluctance to imagine other people might deeply dislike you. Alain de Botton

When we are not chosen, we feel bad. When we are chosen — even by idiots — we feel good. We need to unlearn this imprisonment. Not dissect and analyze it. Just completely unlearn it. James Altucher

We always like those who admire us, we do not always like those whom we admire. François de La Rochefoucauld

If I am measuring myself against you, struggling to be like you, then I am denying what I am myself and creating an illusion. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you. Eckhart Tolle

Knowing your worth and living in it truly does change everything. Andrew Zaffina

See also: sad quotes, courage quotes

See also: 5 Ways to Develop Self-Worth (When You Never Feel Good Enough) (lonerwolf.com)

Self-Worth Quotes About Tough Times

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Stop using what others might think as an excuse to not try. Mel Robbins

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself. Epicurus

We all experience failure. Mentally tough people realize failure is just an event, not an indication of their identity and self-worth. James Clear

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell

Asking for help is showing strength and self-respect. Maxime Lagacé

See also: stoic quotes

Self-Worth Quotes About Work, Money

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You are not your work, but it sure helps to find your voice. Maxime Lagacé

Chiefly the mold of a man’s fortune is in his own hands. Francis Bacon

It’s hard to break rules when all you know is how to follow them. Angela Jiang

When you understand that your self-worth is not determined by your net worth, then you’ll have financial freedom. Suze Orman

As our net worth falls, so does our self-worth. Ironically, it’s when we don’t have it that we most feel we have to flaunt it. Suze Orman

Work and self-worth are the two factors in pride that interact with each other and that tend to increase the strong sense of pride found in superior work teams. When people do something of obvious worth, they feel a strong sense of personal worth. Dennis F. Kinlaw

Developing personal power includes learning not to negotiate your self-worth for the sake of someone else or sell yourself short for a job. Caroline Myss

When something comes from within, when it is a part of you, you have no choice but to live it, to express it. Kamal Ravikant

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar

Build a moat by being yourself. Jack Butcher

See also: hard work quotes

See also: How Do You Measure Your Self-Worth? (psychologytoday.com)

Self-Worth Quotes About Happiness, Success

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Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. Les Brown

I’d rather be happy being myself than sad trying to please everyone else. J. Cole

You are what you decide to be. Not what other people think you can do. All that matters is how you see yourself. Gal Shapira

People have a right to have their opinions, but you have a right to ignore them. People have a right to be rude, but you have a right to stay happy. Joel Osteen

The courage to be happy also includes the courage to be disliked. When you have gained that courage, your interpersonal relationships will all at once change into things of lightness. Ichiro Kishimi

A relationship with yourself is honestly the most important relationship you can have, it all starts within. Andrew Zaffina

Your authentic self is your most powerful self. @trey_wing6

Never be afraid of the qualities that set you apart and draw attention to you. Robert Greene

The less you worry about what other people think, the more people accept you for who you are. There is freedom in authenticity. Thibaut

Happiness comes from living up to your own standards. Thibaut

A sign of success: you no longer have to compete, you just do your own thing, at your own pace, on your own terms. @orangebook_

The day you start caring about reputation is the day you stop growing. @orangebook_

The smarter you get, the more you want to stay away from crowds. @orangebook_

Success is when you no longer say yes to things because you feel you have to. Shane Parrish

It’s very important to be honest with yourself so you can actually succeed without hurting yourself. Naval Ravikant

Whatever human endeavor we choose, as long as we live our truth, it is success. Kamal Ravikant

Give yourself permission to be all that you can be. Andrew Zaffina

Start by believing in yourself. Finish by creating yourself. Maxime Lagacé

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Part 4. Conclusion

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I do not live for what the world thinks of me, but for what I think of myself. Jack London

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. Buddha

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell

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