64+ Best Low Self-Esteem Quotes You Need To Remember

Self-esteem is an individual’s subjective evaluation of their own worth. Profoundly inspirational low self esteem quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Low Self-Esteem Quotes

Needing to talk badly about others indicates low self esteem. That means, ‘I feel so low that instead of picking myself up, I have to cut others down Letting go of negative things quickly is healthy. Pope Francis

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.  Laozi

Low self esteem is like driving through life with your hand broken. Maxwell Maltz

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. Cicero

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. William Gibson

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

I think high self esteem is overrated. A little low self esteem is actually quite good. Maybe you’re not the best, so you should work a little harder. Jay Leno

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. Elisabeth Kubler Ross

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

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face we must do that which we think we cannot. Eleanor Roosevelt

I suffer from the terrible disease of low self esteem. Julie Bowen

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie

Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who has a low opinion of himself. Anthony Trollope

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. Lou Holtz

I think if you exercise, your state of mind  my state of mind  is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self esteem.  Stone Gossard

Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self confident, and more and more successful. Mark Victor Hansen

I didn’t want to go down any scarier path of low self esteem than I was already on the track for. So during my second year of college I was like, ‘I’m over it! I have to go see what this other thing called life is about! Anna Chlumsky

If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh

I had low self esteem. Jennifer O’Neill

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Bernard Baruch

Oh, God, I struggle with low self esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it’s unbelievable! Angelina Jolie

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Paul Tournier

Girls’ inner critics are starting to reveal themselves at a younger and younger age. And body image issues are an aspect of their lives which is causing them low self esteem and day to day suffering. Elizabeth Berkley

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. Paulo Coelho

There’s a danger in loving somebody too much, and it’s sad when you know it’s your heart you can’t trust. Patty Smyth 

Trust yourself you know more than you think you do. Benjamin Spock

I refuse to follow the rules where society tries to control people with low self esteem. Kanye West

Accept who you are; and revel in it. Mitch Albom

And she’s feeling like her worth is between her legs. Ja Rule

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller

Consistent failure to attain goals throughout life results in defeatism, low self esteem or depression. Theodore Kaczynski

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller

I am the assassin of my dreams. Henry Rollins

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale

I hate when counselors and teachers blame everything on low self-esteem in teens. Some of us actually have self esteem, believe it or not. And when we make mistakes, it’s not because of a defect in our psyche. We screw up just because. Niki Burnham

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

The gears of poverty, ignorance, hopelessness and low self esteem interact to create a kind of perpetual failure machine that grinds down dreams from generation to generation. We all bear the cost of keeping it running. Illiteracy is its linchpin. Carl Sagan

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel

I approach most things in life with a dangerous level of confidence to balance my generally low self esteem. Roxane Gay

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anais Nin

I never had a low self esteem that would make me gay. At one point, though, the reverse happened. Being homosexual led me to have a loss of self esteem when I first became aware of society’s attitudes about homosexuality.  Aaron Fricke

You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. Chris Evert

Yes I think I’m okay, I walked into the door again. Suzanne Vega

Always be yourself express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Bruce Lee

When I get the strength to leave, you always tell me that you need me. And I’m weak cause I believe you and I’m mad because I love you. So I stop and think that maybe you could learn to appreciate me, and it all remains the same that you ain’t never gonna change. Ashanti

Self confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better. Barrie Davenport

You know, I’ll always be your slave ’til I’m buried, buried in my grave. Sam Cooke

One important key to success is self confidence. An important key to self confidence is preparation. Arthur Ashe

I lay my head on the railroad track, waitin’ on the Double E. But the train don’t run by here no more, poor, poor, pitiful me. Warren Zevon

Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them. T. Harv Eker

I just want you inside, baby, we don’t need to talk about promises. Janet Jackson

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it. Robert Anthony

Grosvenor and Burke suggest that continually, though silently, a school building tells students who they are and how they should think about the world. It can help to manufacture rote obedience or independent activity; it can create high self confidence or low self esteem. Alison Lurie , Low self esteem quotes and confidence

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Christopher Robin

I was a painfully shy, awkward kid, with low self esteem and almost no social skills. Online, I didn’t have a problem talking to people or making friends. But in the real world. interacting with other people  especially kids my own age  made me a nervous wreck. I never knew how to act or what to say, and when I did work up the courage to speak, I always seemed to say the wrong thing. Ernest Cline

The confidence which we have in ourselves give birth to much of that which we have in others. Francois de la Rochefoucauld

So many comics have such low self esteem. Debra Wilson

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. Thomas Edison

Because black is how I feel on the inside. Steven Morrissey

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anne Freud

Society. The same society, I might add, dictates that little girls should always be sugar and spice and everything nice, which encourages them not to be assertive. And that, in turn, then leads to low self esteem, which can lead to eating disorders and increased tolerance and acceptance of domestic, sexual, and substance abuse. You get all that from a pink Onesie? Leah said after a moment. Sarah Dessen

I think that power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.Robert Downey Jr.