40 Self Love Quotes for Confidence, Self Esteem and More

For the entire month of February, I (and others) focused in on self love via the IWWB Self Love Challenge. Since the month has closed, I thought it’d be nice to do a round up of some of my favorite self love quotes meant for inspiring, boosting and elevating self love.

Affirmations and quotes are my thing if y’all haven’t figured it out yet. These little one liners have helped me in my self love journey. Hopefully they can do the same for you

40 Self Love Quotes

  1. Be your own reason to smile
  2. Your greatest responsibility is to love yourself and to know you are enough.
  3. Reminder: Love Yourself More
  4. Be you. Do you. Love you for you.
  5. You were born to be real , not to be perfect
  6. Be kinder to yourself.
  7. I am loved. I shine bright.
  8. Do you boo.
  9. Know your worth, then add tax
  10. Healing is an art. It takes time, practice and love.
  11. What if you dedicates a year to loving yourself more?
  12. Own who you are
  13. Enjoy your own company
  14. Even if it makes others uncomfortable I will love who I am. – Janelle Monae
  15. Self esteem mean knowing you are the dream – Oprah Winfrey
  16. Success is liking yourself, likeing what you do and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou
  17. I was built this way for a reason so I’m going to use it. – Simone Biles
  18. You are your best thing. – Toni Morrison
  19. I must undertake to love myself and respect myself as though my very life depends on upon self love and self respect. – June Jordan
  20. One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract your from your goals. – Michelle Obama
  21. Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It is self preservation and that is an act of political warfare. – Audre Lorde
  22. If we give our children sound self love they will be able to deal with whatever life puts before them – Bell Hooks
  23. I need to see my own beauty and continue to be reminded that I am enough. – Tracee Ellis Ross
  24. You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served. – Nina Simone
  25. Self Care is a priority and we have to do it more. – Ava Duvernay
  26. It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lena Horne
  27. Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make it yourself. – Alice Walker
  28. If you prioritize yourself, you are going to save yourself. – Gabrielle Union
  29. I have learned that it is no one else’s job to take care of me but me. – Beyonce
  30. I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself. – Zendaya
  31. When you take care of yourself, you are a better person for others. – Solange
  32. But what I can do is start with me, living each day , embracing who I am. – Danielle Brooks
  33. Pledge that you will look in the mirror and ind the unique beauty in you. – Tyra Banks
  34. I realized that beauty was not a things that I could acquire or consume. it was something I just had to be. – Lupita Nyongo
  35. I don’t have to be perfect. All I have to do is show up and enjoy the messy imperfect and beautiful journey of my life. – Kerry Washington
  36. You can’t be hesitant about who you are. – Viola Davis
  37. I’m not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I’m thick. I like my body. – Alicia Keys
  38. When I’m tired, I rest. I say I can’t be superwoman today. – Jada Pinkett Smith
  39. A great figure is nice but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy. – Vivica Fox
  40. Just be honest and true to yourself. – Meagan Good

Which self love quote is your fav?

P.S – I announced the winner of the challenge on Tuesday 2 March. Hopefully the winner loved her prize.

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Morgan Greene is a Maryland chronic illness and holistic wellness lifestyle blogger. After years of struggling with her autoimmune disease diagnosis, Myasthenia Gravis, she decided to combine two of her favorite things…writing and informing others

IsWasWillBe.com was created to have unfiltered discussions about having a chronic illness. It has since become a place to inspire and create a sense of community among women with autoimmune diseases. Morgan loves trying new things and sharing with other spoonies how to live an ill life on their terms.

When she’s not blogging she is probably reading a book, drinking a Coke Slurpee or listening to music.

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