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70+ Inspirational Self-Worth Quotes About Women, Men & Relationships

Here’s a selection of Self Worth Quotes, covering topics such as positivity, self-love and self etseem.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

When you know your self-worth, and you read and you ask questions and you study and you travel, you become free.

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

Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth.
Bo Burnham

Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.
Elizabeth Gilbert

There is nothing ‘ordinary’ about being yourself!.
Trishna Damodar

Your net worth can fluctuate, but your self-worth should only appreciate.
Chris Gardner

No one can believe in you until you believe in yourself.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.
Mandy Hale

I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in Beverly Hills, but I was born with a great deal of self-worth.
Yolanda Hadid

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis

I will not be “famous,” “great.” I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one’s self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.
Virginia Woolf

If you don’t allow anyone to walk all over your expensive carpet, don’t allow anyone to walk all over you.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Most people love you for who you pretend to be.
Jim Morrison

Hateful words stand no chance against self-worth and a little of humor.
Iskra Lawrence

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

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

Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end – no apologies, no regrets.
Henry A. Kissinger

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

Do you know how powerful you are?
Puff Daddy

The best way to avoid falling prey to the opinions of others is to realize that other people’s opinions are just that – opinions. Regardless of how great or terrible they think you are, that’s only their opinion. Your true self-worth comes from within.
Travis Bradberry

As much as I loathe this aging thing, I’m beginning to recognize that I am now a healthier person in terms of self-worth and knowing who I am and where I fit in the world. That’s been a good trade-off for the wrinkles.
Patty Duke

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

A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity.
James E. Faust

The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth.
Alan Cohen

My characters are much more famous than I am, so I don’t crave attention; I just crave working and doing good work. Having a feeling of self-worth.
Kayvan Novak

Go where you are celebrated, not denigrated.
Matshona Dhliwayo

The world sees who you are, the universe sees who you must be.
Matshona Dhliwayo

7 laws of self awareness

1. You are what you think.
2. You are what you desire.
3. You are what you seek.
4. You are what you believe.
5. You are what you value.
6. You are what you do.
7. You are what you master.

Matshona Dhliwayo

You don’t need anyone’s approval to be yourself, you were born with it.
Matshona Dhliwayo

The most valuable asset in your life is your self-worth, not your net worth.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.
Shannon Alder

You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.
Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Over the years, I’ve interviewed thousands of people, most of them women, and I would say that the root of every dysfunction I’ve ever encountered, every problem, has been some sense of a lacking of self-value or of self-worth.
Oprah Winfrey

Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent, free people.
William J. Clinton

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

We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem.
Iyanla Vanzant

I have a theory that confidence comes from self-worth.
Sonya Deville

Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.
Dr. Asa Don Brown

I am genuine in my actions & words.
in this masterialistic world, consider that my biggest weakness or my biggest strength!.
Somya Kedia

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.
Dale Carnegie

Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—you.
Shannon L. Alder

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don’t realize what messages they are sending.
Virginia Satir

You don’t need the world to tell you who you are if god has already told you.
Matshona T Dhliwayo

You don’t need the world to tell you who you are, your soul already knows.
Matshona Dhliwayo

When you get into your 40s, it’s all about lighting. It’s hard. You have to face whether the way you look is your self-worth or not. Once you get beyond that, it’s all about what’s in your heart.
Elisabeth Shue

If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.
Shannon L. Alder

Circumstances don’t define you. They shape you. You are molded to make a difference. Let your light shine brightly, even through the cracks.
Julie Barbera

Your worth is determined by you, not the judgmental measuring cups of a fickle world.
Katie St. Claire

Love who you are, not who the world says you are not.
Matshona Dhliwayo

No one is miserable as the person who tries to be someone else other than himself.
Asmaa Dokmak

Nothing destroys self-worth, self-acceptance and self-love faster than denying what you feel. Without feelings, you would not know where you are in life. Nor would you know what areas you need to work on. Honor your feelings. Allow yourself to feel them.
Iyanla Vanzant

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

That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what he really is….Most people love you for who you pretend to be….To keep their love, you keep pretending – performing. You get to love your pretense…It’s true, we’re locked in an image, an act…
Jim Morrison

Diamonds know their value, that is why they hide deep where few can find them.
Matshona Dhliwayo

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

We have been made to feel less than worthy, a lot of the time made to feel worthless and do you know why; because we listened. We listened to what other people had to say about us, but we forgot to listen to the person that truly matters; ourself.
Steven Aitchison

Only when you are aware of the uniqueness of everyone’s individual body will you begin to have a sense of your own self-worth.
Ma Jian

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Albert Einstein

I’ve never been a conceited person or cocky, never felt boastful, but I always had a sense of self-worth; I always had a real sense of myself.
Will Ferrell

You can’t make them like you, but you can force them to respect you.
Matshona Dhliwayo

There are no mistakes in life; one must simply learn to go with the flow and grow with every flaw.
Kayambila Mpulamasaka

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

It is pointless to embark on any journey if you do not believe yourself worthy of the destination.
Anthon St. Maarten

I was on a path that could’ve really led to disaster, and the one thing for me that really kept me focused and gave me something to believe in and a sense of self-worth and a discipline was music.

It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.
Oprah Winfrey

It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.
John Joseph Powell

Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?
Brigham Young

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? it’s beyond me.

Two things you will never have to chase: true friends & true love.
Mandy Hale

Your worth is in what you do, not what you say.
Matshona Dhliwayo

One’s own self-worth is tied to the worth of the community to which one belongs, which is intimately connected to humanity in general. What happens in Darfur becomes an assault on my own community, and on me as an individual. That’s what the human family is all about.
Wole Soyinka

Body love is more than acceptance of self or the acceptance of the body. Body love is about self-worth in general. It’s more than our physical appearance.
Mary Lambert

You are exceptional because of who you are, not because of what you have.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Having faith on others shows your worth and having faith on you shows your self-worth.
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

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

When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process.
Dave Pelzer

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

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

Think highly of yourself because the world takes you at your own estimate.
Kurt Hahn

Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who has a low opinion of himself.
Anthony Trollope

Your worth is not what you have, but who you are.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Don’t worry about those who rejected you, they were preparing you for those who would accept you.
Matshona Dhliwayo

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

As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are – what others say is irrelevant.
Nic Sheff

You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Bindi Irwin

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