Sometimes we all need a boost to shore up our self confidence. This post is meant to be bookmarked for just those kinds of days. These are 30 of my favorite quotes that offer wisdom on self confidence, self esteem and self love. Please enjoy and add your favorites in the comments!“

1.) I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung

2.) The best way to build self-confidence is to do the thing you are most afraid to do.” – Anonymous

3.) “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” – Karen E. Quinones Miller

4.) “Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.” – Samuel Johnson

5.) “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh

6.) “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

7.) “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah

8.) “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

9.) “You are magnificent beyond measure, perfect in your imperfections, and wonderfully made.” – Abiola Abrams

10.) “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.” – Muhammad Ali Jinah

11.) “Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.” – Brian Tracy

12.) “At every given moment we are absolutely perfect for what is required for our journey.” – Steve Maraboli

13.) “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – Anonymous

14.) “The moment you become friends with your inner Self, you realize that the failures or hindrances that you met earlier were caused more by your disconnected status with your inner Being.” – Stephen Richards

15.) “Hold your head up! You were made for victory.” – Anne Gilchrist

16.) “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland

17.) “There is no competition, because nobody can be me.” – Anonymous

18.) “Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” Peter T. Mcintyre

19.) “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.” –  Dalai Lama

20.) “The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you!” – Isa Zapata

21.) “To be around someone whose self-confidence is more than what our first glance led us to expect is seductive.” – Abraham Verghese

22.) “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe

23.) “I use to always care what people thought about me… then I realized I care what I think about me a whole lot more.” Anonymous

24.) “The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousness is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.” – Anonymous

25.) “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” – Henry Stanley Haskins

26.) “Self respect, self worth and self love all start with self.” – Anonymous

27.) “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

28.) “When you’re comfortable and content with who you are, the voices of others who try and define, control or direct you are not important.” – Rachel Robins

29.) “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

30.) “Talk to yourself like someone you love.” – Brene Brown

Sandra M Bell
Author of “Lunchtime Joy Magnet”

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