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More Self Esteem Quotes

Self-Esteem Quotes to Inspire Kids, Teachers, Parents, and Everyone Else— A diminished sense of self-esteem can lead to much more than just an unpleasant feeling.

Self-Esteem Quotes for EveryoneThe effects of low self-esteem can lead to trouble at school or work, unhealthy relationships, isolation, desperation, and depression. Rather than dwell on the negative effects of low self-esteem, let’s talk about the positive facts of self-esteem!

First, self-esteem fluctuates throughout our lifetime, sometimes day to day or even hour to hour! Secondly, building and improving self-esteem takes time. And third, maintaining self-esteem requires daily attention – it’s a muscle that requires regular exercise!

Because healthy self-esteem is essential to a happy and healthy life, these facts only impress upon us the importance of encouraging healthy self-esteem in kids.

Self Esteem Quotes

Below are some of my favorite self-esteem quotations. Enjoy, savor, and share! It is my hope that these quotes will inspire in kids new ideas, new perspectives, and new attitudes about life.

So go ahead and get to it — use these self-esteem boosting quotes to help kids realize just how wonderful, valuable, and fabulous they truly are!

“Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.”
~ Bill Copeland

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly,
you cease forever to be able to do it.”
~ J.M. Barrie

“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.”
~ Alexander Smith

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

“Yours is the energy that makes your world.
There are no limitations to the self except those you believe in.”
~ Jane Roberts

“About all you can do in life is be who you are.”
~ Rita Mae Brown

“To free us from the expectations of others,
to give us back to ourselves —
there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
~ Joan Didion

“Happiness is not something ready made…
It comes from your own actions.”
~ Dalai Lama

Self-Esteem Quotes for Everyone

“Courage does not mean that you are not afraid.
Doing something that you are not afraid of is easy.
Doing or facing something that you are afraid of takes courage.”
~ Unknown

“We should praise the qualities we would like to see in others,
declare that others possess them already,
and then watch how quickly these persons will respond.”
~ Catherine Ponder

“Pass down values every day through your actions,
your words, and your time with your kids.”
~ Robert Frank

“Self-esteem is as necessary
to the spirit as food is to the body.”
~ Dr. Maxwell Maltz

“The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time,
and always start with the person nearest you.”
~ Mother Teresa

“Only the truth of who you are,
if realized, will set you free.”
~ Eckhart Tolle

“If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.”
~ Maya Angelou

“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Never bend your head.  Hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.”
~ Helen Keller

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

“Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.”
~ Mark Twain

“Most folks are about as happy
as they make up their minds to be.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserve your love and affection.”
~ Buddha
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“All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
~ Helen Keller

“Happiness is when what you think,
what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Only the weak are cruel.
Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.”
~ Leo Buscaglia

“The more you praise and celebrate your life,
the more there is in life to celebrate.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

Know this:  A healthy sense of self-esteem is vital to our well-being and happiness for kids, adults and for everyone!  Take action today to bolster your self esteem and the self-esteem of those whom you love.

Here’s to improved self-esteem for all!

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6 thoughts on “More Self Esteem Quotes”

  1. WOW!!! Thanks!!! All these prompts and ideas and tips and such are really really REALLY cool!!! My teacher HAS to give me an A+ for this…

  2. Real riches are the riches possessed inside.
    The fastest way to succeed is usually to look like you’re playing by somebody else’s rules, while quietly playing from your own.

  3. Amazing article. Good work done ! I’ll add it to my list now. Thanks for sharing ! 🙂

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