Self Worth Sayings and Quotes

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

Self acceptance is a comfort blanket in the cold light of dawn.     

Alison Stormwolf

Refuse to accept another's estimation of yourself     

Alison Stormwolf

Who you are is not who other people judge_you to be; nor_is it based on their acceptance of you.     

Sumner M. Davenport

The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.     

Dr Nathaniel Branden

A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves.     

Jean De La Bruvere

We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.     

Jean De La Bruvere

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.     


Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.     

Richard Bach

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.     

Paul Tillich

Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.     

Les Brown

Your problem is you're... too busy holding onto your unworthiness.     

Ram Dass

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate.     

Henry David Thoreau

The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.     

Sonya Friedman

I believe that a life of integrity is the most fundamental source of personal worth. I do not agree with the popular success literature that says that self-esteem is primarily a matter of mind set, of attitude that you can psych yourself into peace of mind. Peace of mind comes when your life is in harmony with true principles and values and in no other way.     

Stephen Covey

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

Oscar Wilde

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


Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.     

Dale Carnegie

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.     

Thomas Jefferson

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.     

Marie Curie