107 Highly Empowering Quotes to Boost Your Self-Worth

Here are 20 empowering quotes to boost your self-worth and unleash your power!

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Here is a list of 107 empowering quotes to boost your self-worth. More power to you!

Empowering Quotes for Self-Worth

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

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

“Self–worth is so vital to your happiness if you don’t feel good about yourself, it’s hard to feel good about anything else.”
— Sandy Hale

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”
— Marilyn Monroe

“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”
— Andrew Matthews

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

“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

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
— Sir Edmund Hillary

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

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”
— Mark Twain

“Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”
— Malcolm S. Forbes

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

“There are so many more important things to worry about than how you’re perceived by strangers.”
— Dennis Lehane

“The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”
— Rita Mae Brown

“Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worth the trip.”
— Glenn Beck

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

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

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

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

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

Encouraging Quotes

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”
— Ella Fitzgerald

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
— John D. Rockefeller

“If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”
— Michele Ruiz

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
— Roald Dahl

“A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.”
— Serena Williams

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
— William James

“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.”
— John Maxwell

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.”
— Emily Dickinson

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
— Winston Churchill

"Believe you can and you're halfway there."
— Theodore Roosevelt

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome."
— William James

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
— Albert Einstein

"You do not find the happy life. You make it."
— Camilla Eyring Kimball

"It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts."
— Ella Fitzgerald

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."
— George Eliot

"You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens."
— Mandy Hale

"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way."
— Martin Luther King Jr.

"You are enough just as you are."
— Meghan Markle

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot."
— Michael Altshuler

Empowering Quotes on Happiness

"Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness."
- Frank Tyger

"Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever."
- Peter Hagerty

"If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you."
- Lao Tzu

"Everything is a gift of the universe – even joy, anger, jealously, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment."
- Ken Keyes Jr.

"You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy."
- Alan Cohen

"The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them."
- Bernard M. Baruch

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude."
- Denis Waitley

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it."
- Greg Anderson

"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
- Buddha

"In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom."
- Buddha

"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is."
- Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey

"True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
- Helen Keller

"He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe."
- Marcus Aurelius

"Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have."
- Unknown

"Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing...just expressed differently."
- Robert McPhillips

"There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience."
- Archibald McLeish

"Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them."
- Marcus Aurelius

"We avoid the things that we're afraid of because we think there will be dire consequences if we confront them. But the truly dire consequences in our lives come from avoiding things that we need to learn about or discover."
- Shakti Gawain

"In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy."
- Albert Clarke

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory."
- Betty Smith

"Success at the highest level comes down to one question: Can you decide that your happiness can come from someone else's success? If you can, you take the most important step towards becoming a great leader."
- Bill Walton

"The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it."
- J. Petit Senn

"Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they've started."
- David Allen

"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling."
- Margaret Lee Runbeck

Inspirational Empowering Quotes

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
William James

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”
– Helen Keller

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

“Believe you can and you're halfway there.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“When you have a dream, you've got to grab it and never let go.”
– Carol Burnett

“I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
Jimmy Dean

“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.”
William James

“Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.”
– Ella Fitzgerald

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
C.S. Lewis

You do not find the happy life. You make it.
Camilla Eyring Kimball

“Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen.”
Deep Roy

“It isn't where you came from. It's where you're going that counts.”
– Ella Fitzgerald

“Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.”
Hafez

“Some people look for a beautiful place. Others make a place beautiful.”
Hazrat Inayat Khan

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
– Joseph Campbell

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”
Helen Keller

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow's reality.”
Malala Yousafzai

“You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens.”
– Mandy Hale

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Uplifting Empowerment Quotes

“There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.”
Bernard Williams

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
— Marcus Aurelius

“First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times.”
Ovid

“The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.”
Alexis Carrel

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Every morning, I wake up saying, ‘I’m still alive, a miracle.’ And so I keep on pushing.”
— Jim Carrey

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
Marcus Aurelius

“Morning is an important time of day because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.”
Lemony Snicket

“Something special awaits you each day. All you need is to recognize it and make the most of it. Have a positive attitude throughout the day and then that today is going to be the best day of your life.”
Anonymous

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”
— J. B. Priestley

“For each new morning let there be a flow of love. Let there be the light of happiness in every direction.”
Amit Ray

“When you do something beautiful and nobody notices, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
John Lennon

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
Maria Robinson

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.”
— S. Ajna

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the aeroplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Henry Ford

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
Nelson Mandela

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”
— Babe Ruth

“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.”
Hans Christian Andersen

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”
Barack Obama

“She woke up every morning with the option of being anyone she wished. How beautiful it was that she always chose herself.”
— Tyler Kent White

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.”
George S. Patton

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