203+ Love Yourself Quotes

These quotes will act as a reminder to yourself about how important you are to yourself and how loving yourself should be a priority.

Loving yourself is not an easy job because of a lot of negative thoughts and influences that play a major role in how you see yourself and how you determine your self-worth.

We constantly judge ourselves, criticize ourselves and deprive ourselves of the love we deserve.

The feeling of not being good enough and harsh judgments can destroy your self-esteem and confidence. Love Yourself Quotes are powerful statements filled with encouragement and motivation to help you see yourself from a new perspective.

These quotes will teach you how to appreciate and value yourself because you, as much as anyone around you, deserve your love.

Love Yourself Quotes

1. “Perfection is an ideology that can be developed only by self-love”

2. “You become the best version of yourself when you know the value of self-love”

3. “There are many ways to love yourself; you should try every day a new way”

4. “Love yourself so much that people around you also get attracted to you”

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

6. “The moment you know yourself you have known the most precious thing in existence”

7. “The best friend you will ever find is you. Love yourself with joy and fill your heart with bliss and happiness”

8. “The development of loving-kindness and compassion begins with learning how to appreciate oneself”

9. “No one is you and that is your power”

10. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself”

11. “Don’t be hard on yourself. Be kind”

12. “Stop hating yourself for everything you aren’t. Start loving yourself for everything that you are”

13. “Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others”

14. “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens”

15. “The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself”

16. “Feeling the oneness of yourself with all things is true love”

17. “A man who loves himself takes the first step towards real love”

18. “Never give up on anyone. And that includes not giving up on yourself”

19. “Dress yourself in such a way that it shows that you love yourself”

20. “Believe in yourself a little more”

21. “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have”

22. “You start to live the moment you stop competing with others”

23. “Sometimes you have to be alone to truly know your worth”

24. “Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you”

25. “Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them”

26. “No one is going to love you if you don’t love yourself”

27. “Becoming acquainted with yourself is a price well worth paying for the love that will really address your needs”

28. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful”

29. “Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth”

30. “You’re a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you”

31. “There’s no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let others get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections”

32. “You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first”

33. “You can never meet your potential until you truly learn to love yourself”

34. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence”

35. “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions”

36. “Love yourself enough to have a meaningful life”

37. “The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself”

38. “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others”

39. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”

40. “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults”

41. “If you love yourself, you love others. If you hate yourself, you hate others”

42. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself”

43. “Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like your love yourself. Love yourself”

44. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment”

45. “Regardless of the circumstances, you are always with you and this is the only reason why you should love yourself first”

46. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful”

47. “Don’t let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself”

48. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on”

49. “If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy”

50. “Letting go of negative people doesn’t mean you hate them. It just means that you love yourself”

51. “Confidence is the ability to feel beautiful, without needing someone to tell you”

52. “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms”

53. “You are free, you are powerful, you are good, you are love, you have value, you have a purpose. All is well”

54. “The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful”

55. “Admire someone else’s beauty without questioning your own”

56. “Worry about loving yourself, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you”

57. “To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now”

58. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness”

59. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance”

60. “Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it”

61. “Self-respect, self-worth and self-love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value”

62. “Be aware of how you handle your mind. Be aware of how you treat yourself”

63. “It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not”

64. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself”

65. “Self confidence is the best outfit”

66. “Be gentle with yourself. You are doing the best you can”

67. “Loving oneself is the foundation for loving another person”

68. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face”

69. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness”

70. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself”

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

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

73. “Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing”

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

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

76. “To love yourself is to understand you don’t need to be perfect to be good”

77. “Protecting your mind, body, and spirit from negativity is a sign of self-love”

78. “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself”

79. “You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy”

80. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do”

81. “Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out”

82. “There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go”

83. “The more you love yourself, the less nonsense you’ll tolerate”

84. “Be your own biggest fan. Love yourself and give yourself the things that you need”

85. “All people deserve your kindness, but none more so than you”

86. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity, it is sanity”

87. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish – it makes you indestructible”

88. “Don’t suffocate your spirit for the lessons that were only passing through spring”

89. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself”

90. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish. It makes you indestructible”

91. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered”

92. “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers”

93. “Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you”

94. “The most powerful relationship that you will ever have is the relationship with yourself”

95. “It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit”

96. “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life”

97. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone”

98. “No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love”

99. “To love yourself is to understand that you don’t need to be perfect to be good”

100. “Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself”

101. “Happiness means loving yourself and being less concerned with the approval of others”

102. “You can’t really love someone else unless you really love yourself first”

103. “You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself”

104. “We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within”

105. “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”

106. “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”

107. “You are a true success if you can trust yourself, love yourself, and be yourself”

108. “It’s when you start to love yourself more than those around you that your ego begins to take shape & form”

109. “The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves”

110. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval”

111. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy”

112. “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off”

113. “Love only yourself a little bit longer, until you can’t stand not to love someone else”

114. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you”

115. “Only when you are kinder to yourself, you can be kinder to the world”

116. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections”

117. “When you love yourself endlessly, you will find that the whole world loves you too”

118. “Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness”

119. “Make peace with yourself before you move forward. Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward”

120. “Even when it seems that there is no one else, always remember there’s one person who never ceased to love you – yourself”

121. “The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else”

122. “Self-love seems so often unrequited”

123. “Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being”

124. “When admiring other people’s gardens, don’t forget to tend to your own flowers”

125. “Celebrate who you are in your deepest heart. Love yourself and the world will love you”

126. “As you build trust in yourself, your ability to expand your vision and fully live in your magnificence is amplified”

127. “To be beautiful means to be yourself, you don’t need to be accepted by others”

128. “Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives”

129. “It is absolutely necessary to flood your mind with positive thoughts about yourself”

130. “Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it”

131. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right here”

132. “We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light”

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

134. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home”

135. “To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now”

136. ““You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations”

137. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others”

138. “Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself”

139. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”

140. “Be kinder to yourself and then let your kindness flood the world”

141. “Love is a battle with yourself. Be kind and love yourself before you love anyone else”

142. “Our entire life consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are”

143. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete”

144. “Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value”

145. “When you love yourself, you automatically attract feelings of love for others around you”

146. “Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence”

147. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, to take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority”

148. “You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people”

149. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate”

150. “Seek your own love, not the love of others. You acquire the love of others on the way”

151. “If you want to be faithful to someone or something, start by being faithful to yourself”

152. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first”

153. “Loving yourself is the greatest revolution”

154. “People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer”

155. “Remind yourself of all the ways you can be more loving, more supportive, and more encouraging to yourself”

156. “Not everyone you love is gonna love you back, that’s why it’s important to love yourself”

157. “If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror”

158. “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone”

159. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are”

160. “Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends”

161. “The greatest success is successful self-acceptance”

162. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious”

163. “Self love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first”

164. “Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you”

165. “No one knows how you treat yourself, but it’s the most important relationship you have”

166. “The greatest love that you could ever experience on earth is the one that only comes from you to you”

167. “You can do hard things without being hard on yourself”

168. “You don’t need another person, place or thing to make you whole”

169. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely”

170. “Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell”

171. “Treat yourself as if you were someone that you are responsible for helping”

172. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone”

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

174. “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”

175. “As you love yourself, life loves you back”

176. “People that don’t know what they are worth will always see their capture’s wings, but never their tail”

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

178. “You were born to be real, not to be perfect”

179. “Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day”

180. “You are beautiful. Know this. Anyone who tells you otherwise is simply lying”

181. “If you ever want to love someone, love yourself unconditionally first”

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

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

184. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you won’t do anything with it”

185. “Sometimes the noise of life can be just too much. If you need to escape, love yourself enough to know when you need a real time out”

186. “You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously”

187. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down”

188. “Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place”

189. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes”

190. “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”

191. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine”

192. “Loving yourself does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion”

193. “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company”

194. “The absence of self-love can never be replaced with the presence of people’s love for you”

195. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique”

196. “Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself”

197. “Be proud of who you are, and not ashamed of how someone else sees you”

198. “Everything worth having costs something, and the price of true love is self-knowledge”

199. “Be yourself. An original is so much better than a copy”

200. “Self-love is not so vile a sin as self-neglect”

201. “There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self”

202. “Demonstrate love by giving it, unconditionally, to yourself. And as you do, you will attract others into your life who will love you without conditions”

203. “Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally”

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