60+ Best Better Yourself Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Better is comparative of good, of a higher standard, or more suitable, pleasing, or effective than other. Inspirational better yourself quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

If you’re searching for best encouraging quotes and top keep going quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of famous anything is possible quotes, inspiring self-acceptance quotes and powerful lost quotes.

Famous Better Yourself Quotes

No matter what the situation is…close your eyes and think of all the things you could be grateful for in your life right now. Deepak Chopra

When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy

I was once afraid of people saying, Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, This is who I am. Oprah Winfrey

Happiness isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition. You must define what it looks like for you and then make a conscious effort to access whatever gets you to your unique definition of joy. Dr. Phil

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.  Haruki  Murakami

Do you love yourself enough to BE what you love yourself enough to WANT? Steve Maraboli

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof. Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear. Mark Twain

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A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. C.G. Jung, Psychiatrist

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of. Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger

You get your confidence and intuition back by trusting yourself, by being militantly on your own side. … Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance. Anne Lamott

What is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great. Willa Cather

I think it’s a mistake to ever look for hope outside of one’s self. Arthur Miller, Playwright

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserves your love & affection. Buddha

Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. Shel Silverstein

Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is. Robin Sharma

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. Maya Angelou

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

Amazing Better Yourself Quotes

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish Proverb

The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith

It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad. Jimmy Buffett

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. Malcolm S. Forbes

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be? Goldie Hawn

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. Anna Quindlen

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. Nora Ephron

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. Martin Luther King Jr.

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison

In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are. Steve Maraboli

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly. Langston Hughes

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve

We all hope. It’s what keeps us alive. David Mamet, Playwright

When people believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. Norman Vincent Peale

Don’t be afraid to hit the ball. Billie Jean King

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. Pearl S. Buck

Hope is the physician of each misery. Irish Proverb

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.  J. K. Rowling

Courage is, … when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. Harper Lee

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

Top Better Yourself Quotes

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate. Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses

Hope is a waking dream. Aristotle

I celebrate myself, and sing myself.  Walt Whitman

Whatever you choose, do it fully—with passion and childlike enthusiasm. Dr. Oz

Happiness is in your ability to love others. Leo Tolstoy

However mean your life is, meet it and live it. Henry David Thoreau

Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other. Randy Pausch

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. Anne Lamott

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope. Barack Obama

If there is one door in the castle you have been told not to go through, you must. Otherwise, you’ll just be rearranging furniture in rooms you’ve already been in. Anne Lamott

The constant happiness is curiosity. Alice Munro

The roughest roads often lead to the top. Christina Aguilera

Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. African Proverb

It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. Anne Frank

I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do. Brene Brown

Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily. Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it. Vince Lombardi

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. Bernard M. Baruch

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