Self Empowerment Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old self empowerment quotes, self empowerment sayings, and self empowerment proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Self empowerment is seeking the solution rather than fixating on the problem.

Coach Bobbi

Stop giving people the power to steal your peace. It belongs to you and no one should be able to run away with it.     

A. Elle

You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written behind your silence and your suffering.     

Anne Rice

It is never too late to be who you might have been.

George Eliot

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

Harvey Fierstein

The power you have is to be the best version of yourself you can be, so you can create a better world.

Ashley Rickards

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?

Abdul Kalam

Never limit yourself to what you can't do, but to what you have the power to do with what you have.

Nadège Richards

Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.

Langston Hughes

Integrating the mind is the essence of life. Decide you will always say and do only what you feel is right. Then, you will come to tremendous clarity and conviction in the inner and outer worlds.

Paramahamsa Nithyananda

If you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.


Your greatest risk is in thinking too small. Think big. Life is too short to think small.


Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.

Ziad K. Abdelnour

Don’t ever compare yourself to others. You are not a copy, you are an original. Craft your own individuality and sense of style and just be yourself. Trying to be someone else will only frustrate you and make you unhappy and miserable.     


Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.


You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.     

Steve Maraboli

Surround yourself with people who empower you to become better.


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

Bernard M. Baruch

The surest way to lose your self-worth is by trying to find it through the eyes of others.

Becca Lee

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask yourself if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.

Deepak Chopra

Trust yourself. There is no one else on earth that is better suited to determining your ideal and making it happen than you.     

S.D. Buffington

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything is happening all the time, but if you don't put yourself in the path of it, you miss it.     

Gayle Forman

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are perfect as you are and there is always room for improvement.     

Shunryu Suzuki

Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.

Robert Kiyosaki

Your self-worth is determined by you. You don't have to depend on someone telling you who you are.     


Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.

Andy Biersack

You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.

Toni Morrison