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Self-Esteem Quotes

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

Author: Jean De La Bruyere (1645-1696)

Profession: French Classical Writer

The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

Seriously, I do not think I fit for the presidency.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.

Author: John Locke (1632-1704)

Profession: British Philosopher

I'll always be number 1 to myself.

Author: Moses Malone (1954)

Profession: American Basketball Player

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

Author: Maxwell Maltz

Profession: American Plastic Surgeon, Author of "Psycho-Cybernetics"

Women who set a low value on themselves make life hard for all women.

Author: Nellie Mcclung (1873-1951)

Profession: Canadian Suffragist, Writer, Speaker

Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa.

Author: Karl A. Menninger (1893-1990)

Profession: American Psychiatrist

Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.

Author: John Milton (1608-1674)

Profession: British Poet

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.

Author: Doris Mortman


He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

Until you value yourself you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

Author: M. Scott Peck

Profession: American Psychiatrist, Author

One is rated by others as he rates himself.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are.

Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Profession: Thirty-second President of the USA