125 Most Inspirational Self Love Quotes for Women

Read these roundup of self love quotes for women who need a little encouragement and a reminder that just believing in themselves can make any difference.

The concept of loving yourself is actually relatively simple: You have great value and are easy to love, so why don’t you love yourself? However, some women may find it difficult to embrace themselves and realize their self-worth.

People who have self-love are different from people who are narcissistic. Narcissism is the behavior of people who love themselves excessively, they tend to be selfish and subjectively often think that they are the most righteous.

While people who have self-love are those who are able to respect themselves and make friends with themselves. So, they can become better individuals for themselves and others.

Ready for some self-love inspiration? Keep reading for 125 of the best self love quotes for women to get true happiness.

Thought-provoking women self love quotes

Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn’t have the time to sit around and talk about you. What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but what’s important to me is my opinion of myself. — C. JoyBell C.

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. — Lucille Ball

Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have. — Zig Ziglar

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When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier. — Diane von Furstenberg

I now discover how wonderful I am. I choose to love and enjoy myself. — self love quotes for women by Louise Hay

If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy. — Kristin Chenoweth

Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. — self love quotes for women by Louise Hay, You Can Heal Your Life

Loving everything about yourself – even the ‘unacceptable’ – is an act of personal power. It is the beginning of healing. — Christiane Northrup

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When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t. — self love quotes for women by Jodi Picoult

You’ve got to love yourself first. You’ve got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else. — Jennifer Lopez

Inspirational quotes about loving yourself

Be committed to the relationship you have with yourself. We get so committed to other relationships, but often sort of toss ourselves away. We get around to ourselves only now and then. So, really care for who you are. Be committed to loving yourself. Take care of your heart and soul. — Louise Hay

What you pay attention to grows. Pay attention to your loveliness, your magnificent self. Begin now. — Geneen Roth

If you love yourself, you love everybody else as you do yourself. As long as you love another person less than you love yourself, you will not really succeed in loving yourself but if you love all alike, including yourself, you will love them as one person and that person is both God and man. — Meister Eckhart

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All other love is extinguished by self-love; beneficence, humanity, justice, philosophy, sink under it. — Epicurus

If you’re not happy about how you look, you have to question how much self-love you have. — Tyrese Gibson

Self-love is a principle of action; but among no class of human beings has nature so profusely distributed this principle of life and action as through the whole sensitive family of genius. — self love quotes for women by Isaac D’Israeli

I love myself, therefore, I behave in a loving way to all people for I know that that which I give out returns to me multiplied. — Louise Hay

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. — Oscar Wilde

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If you truly want to become a better you, it is imperative that you learn to feel good about yourself. — Joel Osteen

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. — self love quotes for women by Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Power

Start loving yourself quotes

I just wanted to remind you, in case you needed to hear it, to be kind and loving to yourself, and talk to yourself like you would talk to your best friend. — Camila Cabello

When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits–anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving. — Kim McMillen

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself. — Barbara De Angelis

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Loving yourself isn’t vanity; it’s sanity. — Katrina Mayer

Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do. — Brené Brown

She’s happy with who she is. Maybe it’s not the heteronormative dream that she grew up wishing for, but… knowing who you are and loving yourself is so much better than that, I think. — Alice Oseman

People who love themselves come across as very loving, generous and kind; they express their self-confidence through humility, forgiveness and inclusiveness. — self love quotes for women by Sanaya Roman

A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else. — Haruki Murakami

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Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. — Louise Hay

I think every girl needs to love herself, regardless of anything. Like if you’re having a bad day, if you don’t like your hair, if you don’t have the best family situation, whatever, you have to love yourself and you can’t do anything until you love yourself first. — Julianne Hough

Self love quote of the day

Our first and last love is self-love. — Christian Nestell Bovee

Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful. — Zoe Kravitz

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself. — self love quotes for women by Michel de Montaigne

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. — William Hazlitt

Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses because we were born this way. — Lady Gaga

Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. — Byron Katie

When you feel good about yourself, others will feel good about you, too. — Jake Steinfeld

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. — Walt Disney

I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. — self love quotes for women by Salma Hayek

The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I’m the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don’t have a cherry. — Halle Berry

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. — Karl Lagerfeld

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. — self love quotes for women by Jenn Proske

So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. — Jorge Luis Borges

If you don’t like yourself, you’re going to have a really hard time getting along with anyone else. — Joyce Meyer

If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. — Charles Bukowski

Maya Angelou self love quotes for women

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?

You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it.

When people see the laughing face, even if they’re jealous of it, their burden is lightened. But do it first for yourself. Laugh and dare to try to love somebody, starting with yourself.

If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.

Learning to love myself quotes

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others. — Wilferd Peterson

Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home. — self love quotes for women by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept. — Anna Taylor

Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends. — Aberjhani

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. — self love quotes for women by Ernest Hemingway

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can. — Neil Gaiman

I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before preaching or law; Will you give me yourself? — Walt Whitman

Those that embrace the entire universe with love, for the most part love nothing, but their narrow selves. — Johann Gottfried Herder

It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit. — Eartha Kitt

The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself. — Steve Maraboli

Self love affirmations quotes for women

How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. — Rupi Kaur

Fall in love with your solitude. — Rupi Kaur

No one can love you until you love yourself, and you cannot love anyone else, until you love yourself. — Raymond Charles Barker

Celebrate who you are in your deepest heart. Love yourself and the world will love you. — Amy Leigh Mercree

Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life. — Steve Maraboli

Love yourself, even a little bit each day, and your life will bloom into infinite joy. — Amy Leigh Mercree

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

You deserve someone who makes you feel like the otherworldly creature you are. Yourself. — Amanda Lovelace

Treat her like you never want to lose her. — R.H. Sin

We accept the love we think we deserve. — Stephen Chbosky

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gonna love myself. No, I don’t need anybody else. — Hailee Steinfeld

Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults. — Les Brown

You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company. — Diane von Furstenberg

To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. — Robert Morely

Positive quotes about self love

Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Fall in love with the path of deep healing. Fall in love with becoming the best version of yourself but with patience, with compassion, and respect to your own journey. — S. McNutt

When your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset. Reacquaint yourself with the earth beneath your feet. Thank the air that surrounds you with every breath you take. Find yourself in the appreciation of life. — Christy Ann Martine

Accepting yourself only as long as you look a certain way isn’t self love, it’s self destruction. — Laci Green

Bring the sun over my heart, I want to bloom. — Alexandra Vasiliu

Be single and save yourself for a relationship that motivates you to become the best version of yourself. Be single until you find a love that resembles the type of love you’ve been fighting for. — R.H. Sin

Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others. — Brené Brown

You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. — Eckhart Tolle

Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first. — Beau Taplin

Put yourself first. Self-love is not selfish at all. It means that you’re taking care of yourself, and like my mom reinforced to me, to make sure that I was safe and that I was healthy. — Laurie Hernandez

Self-love is necessary for a functional and successful life — Angela C. Santomero

Love yourself quotation

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

It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one’s own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care. — George Eliot

Sometimes your soulmate is yourself. Sometimes you have to be the love of your life until you discover that type of love in someone else. — R.H. Sin

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes. — Sally Field

You really have to love yourself to get anything in this world done. — Lucille Ball

I feel keeping a promise to yourself is a direct reflection of the love you have for yourself. I used to make promises to myself and find them easy to break. Today, I love myself enough to not only make a promise to myself, but I love myself enough to keep that promise — Steve Maraboli

Self love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel. Make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of the people you hold dear. But you must come first. — Beau Taplin

When we fulfill our function, which is to truly love ourselves and share love with others, then true happiness sets in. — Gabrielle Bernstein

Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. — Deborah Day

If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine? — Meghan Markle

Self love motivational quotes

You are good enough to make whatever you want to achieve possible. You just need to find your talent and passion, then put a heck a lot of work into it. — Ashley Graham

In stressful times, it’s okay to not be perfect. Cut yourself some slack. Because right now, you might not be your best self, but you are growing and you are trying your best. And that is good enough. — Ashley Hetherington

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

One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself. — Dwayne Johnson

A lot of times we are angry at other people for not doing what we should have done for ourselves. — Rupi Kaur

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. — Coco Chanel

Self-love; it doesn’t mean that everyone will treat you the way you deserve to be treated. It means that you won’t let them change the way you see yourself; nor will you stick around for them to destroy you. — Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others, but we cannot accept and love ourselves. The more self-love we have, the less we will experience self-abuse. Self-abuse comes from self-rejection, and self-rejection comes from having an image of what it means to be perfect and never measuring up to that ideal. — Don Miguel Ruiz

Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. — Lucille Ball

Tell yourself how wonderful you are, how great you are. Tell yourself how much you love yourself. — Don Miguel Ruiz

More self love quotes for women

Whatever you do be gentle with yourself. You don’t just live in this world or your home or your skin; you also live in someone’s eyes. — Sanober Khan

Just do what works for you, because there will always be somebody who thinks differently. — Michelle Obama

I think no matter what you look like, the key first of all is to be happy with yourself. And then you know if you want to improve things you don’t like about yourself, then do it after you appreciate yourself. — Adele

Self-kindness is self-empathy. And even when I talk to myself like someone I love and it feels weird, it works. — Brene Brown

Not having to pretend simplifies our life. On the other hand, pretending day after day to be someone you are not, requires enormous effort. — Piero Ferrucci

Hatred is never ended by hatred but by love — Buddha

Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognize it. — Rena Rose

She remembered who she was and the game changed. — Lalah Deliah

Breathe darling, this is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story. — S.C. Laurie

It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me. — Warsan Shire

Never give up on anyone. And that includes not giving up on yourself. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Self-care is giving the world the best you instead of what’s left of you. — Katie Reed

You change the world by being yourself. — Yoko Ono

Keep taking time for yourself until you’re you again. — Lalah Delia

You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first. — Rupi Kaur

Did you inspired by these self love quotes for women?

Self-love requires you to treat and accept yourself well and as you are. If you learn to love yourself and manage it well, your self-esteem and self-confidence will increase.

You can use these self-love quotes for women as positive affirmations. So, you are able to control various situations including when you are angry, disappointed, or sad, because this is a form of self-acceptance.

We hope these self love quotes for women can be an inspiration and motivation to become a successful woman. Because the time has come for female warriors like you to challenge all odds to become strong women today.

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