75+ Best Self Image Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Self image is the way a person feels about his or her personality, achievements and value to society. Profoundly inspirational self image quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Self Image Quotes

The self-image of many contemporary sportswriters seems to depend on maintaining that were it not for sports, athletes would be pumping gas, if they were not sticking up the gas station. — John Gregory Dunne

So heedless have we become of our own image that second-hand mobile phones now invariably come with a SIM card chock-full of discarded intimacies. — Will Self

I’m definitely a vintage collector. I have a wardrobe of core basics that I like to spice up with different colors, new accessories, and I love to try on new things to invite something different. I find, with every new stage of my life, my self-image shifts with new duties and responsibilities, and so does my fashion style. — Camila Alves

The ‘self-image’ is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior. — Maxwell Maltz

The more a woman likes her job, the better her self-image and the more she enjoys her life. — Grace Baruch

I think there is a danger with young people of being dependent in the sense that they don’t acquire any identity or self-image of themselves as thinkers. — Edward de Bono

If we want people to vote, we need to make it a larger part of their self-image. — Adam Grant

Essential to the self-image of conservatives is the notion that they are enemies of an established orthodoxy, insurgents against the dogmatic political correctness that predominates on the Left. — Jacob Weisberg

Even two of humanity’s most intimate possessions – a sense of self and a body image – are fluid, highly modifiable creations of the brain’s mischievous deployment of electricity and a handful of chemicals. They both can change or be changed on less than a second’s notice. — Miguel Nicolelis

Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don’t get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school. — Marilyn vos Savant

I.Q. deficiency. There are some people who are an order of fries short of a Happy Meal, and what is often a characteristic about every one of these people is that they don’t know it. They have no idea how incompetent or stupid they are. It’s the exact opposite. They have the loftiest, highest self-image. — Rush Limbaugh

The most difficult part of playing Christ was that I had to keep up the image around the clock. As soon as the picture finished, I returned home to Sweden and tried to find my old self. It took six months to get back to normal. — Max von Sydow

I do think moms should be given a break, all across the board. And I think that the most important thing is that you’re healthy. After I had my little girl, I wanted to be healthy for her and have a healthy body image so that she hopefully grows up to see that her self worth isn’t defined by how thin she is. — Busy Philipps

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self. — John Milton

To be ‘squeezed’ is to be bound by a very American psychological and socio-economic predicament. Being squeezed involves one’s finances, one’s social status, and one’s self-image. — Alissa Quart

My dad, bless his heart, always told me I was beautiful, so I was never self-conscious in that way. But when you look at the images on TV, you think you need to look like that in order to be sexy. — Teyonah Parris

Seeing, feeling, thinking, believing – these are the stages of how we change our style on the outside and our self-image on the inside. — Stacy London

Jesus is much more concerned about shaking your foundations, giving you an utterly alternative self image, world image, and God image, and thus reframing your entire reality. Mere inspiration can never do this. — Richard Rohr

I had such a warped self-image. And I really think America thought I was an eccentric loudmouth. I thought I was demure. — Lisa Kennedy Montgomery

Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation. — Antonio Damasio

In the early 1940s, as a young teenager, I was utterly appalled by the racist and jingoist hysteria of the anti-Japanese propaganda. The Germans were evil, but treated with some respect: They were, after all, blond Aryan types, just like our imaginary self-image. Japanese were mere vermin, to be crushed like ants. — Noam Chomsky

In general, for me, a big thing in my life has been just sort of learning what true self-esteem is and what true positive self-image is. And being a dancer, and growing up in that world, you’re so focused on yourself, and you’re so focused on achieving goals, on finding perfection, and working on your craft. — Jenna Dewan

I always have to brace myself when I visit my parents. My mom often greets me with a slew of nonconstructive criticisms: ‘Jimmy, why is your face so fat? Your clothes look homeless and your long hair makes you look like a girl.’ After 30 years of this, my self-image is now a fat homeless lesbian. — Jimmy O. Yang

If you look at any of the big companies, whether it is IBM or L’Oreal, they have a corporate religion and corporate self-image that makes it very difficult for them to execute in different areas. — Sandra Lerner

Every time I rap about being a big girl in a small world, it’s doing a couple things: it’s empowering my self-awareness, my body image, and it’s also making the statement that we are all bigger than this; we’re a part of something bigger than this, and we should live in each moment knowing that. — Lizzo

The image is never created by you. It’s created by the media, by the people around you. In my real-life self, I would be without make up and in jeans and a T-shirt. But when I’m outside, I’m dressed up. It’s not because I enjoy doing it. — Sushmita Sen

I’ve always been concerned about kids – not just my own three, but all kids – what kind of an image I’m providing for them, what kind of inspiration. I don’t know now. Maybe I’m leading them down the path to self-destruction. — Evel Knievel

Not only is the statistical madness an assault on individuality, it’s also one on temporality too. Statistics – even when accurate – are only an image of the past that can then be Photoshopped before being pasted on to the future. — Will Self

Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed. — Indra Devi

I had a lot of failed relationships, a lot of unhappiness, a lot of shame and embarrassment, bad self-image stuff. — David Furnish

Demagoguery sells. And therefore radio stations will put it on. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t do something else and also make it sell. You know, when I look at an Ann Coulter or I look at a Rush or I look at a Sean Hannity, I think to myself, ‘What kind of self-image do you have?’ — Al Franken

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image. — Denis Waitley

A positive self-image has little relationship to our material circumstances. — Ezra Taft Benson

Men are self-confident because they grow up identifying with super-heroes. Women have bad self-images because they grow up identifying with Barbie. — Rita Rudner

I used to refer to myself as a ‘theoretical anorexic,’ just as crazy when it came to body image, but saved by a lack of self-discipline. My daughters do everything better than I do – they’re smarter, more beautiful, happier. What if they end up better at anorexia, too? — Ayelet Waldman

The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image. — Brian Tracy

HBOS had robbed me of my marriage, my family, my businesses, my longstanding friend and business partner, my income, my investments, my self-respect, my reputation, my privacy, my physical and mental health. It cost me my security, my image rights, my collection of classic cars – and very nearly my life. — Noel Edmonds

There’s a popular image of people who don’t save for the future as lacking in self-control. But the reason saving is so hard has less to do with self-control and more to do with a scarcity of attention. — Sendhil Mullainathan

A poor self-image is the magnifying glass that can transform a trivial mistake or an imperfection into an overwhelming symbol of personal defeat. — David D. Burns

To be completely stripped bare of any image power or my hair. To step onstage and get the response that I got blew any problems I had about self-image out the door. — Melissa Etheridge

Distortions control my self-image, like they do for a lot of us. It’s irrational. — Ron Perlman

A society that feels itself to be flourishing is likely to interpret everything that happens to its own advantage and in its own image. By contrast, a society that feels confused or in decline often converts any event – however innocuous – into a weapon of self-laceration. — Linda Colley

When I was younger, I was chubby. It gave me a terrible sense of self-image, and I guess I carry that around with me still. — Brandon Flowers

Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment. — Maxwell Maltz

The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best. — Orison Swett Marden

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. — Joyce Brothers

I confront the European elite’s self-image as tolerant ‘while under their noses women are living like slaves. — Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Your self-image is the result of all you have given your subconscious mind as a database, so regardless of your background, what you are willing to become is the only reality that counts. — Paul J. Meyer

The Who, England’s most self-conscious band, have released ‘Quadrophenia,’ which in turn freezes in time our image of the mid-Sixties Mod sensibility. — Jon Landau

I’ve let a lot of things go, and obviously football is one of them. I think the hardest thing to let go is your self-image. That’s what I’m working on now. — Ricky Williams

The easiest time to cure an illness is before it is accepted as a part of the self-image. — Jane Roberts

I found in my experiences that it’s not that men are consciously discriminating against promoting women, but I do believe as people we have self-images about what’s good. — Sonia Sotomayor

Technology has already opened the door a bit wider for filmmakers, with smaller digital cameras making production less cumbersome. Social media is allowing self-distribution, and girl groups like Spark Summit are leading the way in calling for fewer Photoshop image alterations of girls in print media. — Sharon Lawrence

If you start imagining an audience for yourself, you don’t do justice to the job. You fall into that trap of a self-image. — Varun Grover

When women make their image about youth and sexuality, and not about intellect, that’s kind of a dead-end road. So I think it’s a combination of self-entrapment and entrapment by society. — K. D. Lang

The past is not simply the past, but a prism through which the subject filters his own changing self-image. — Doris Kearns Goodwin

When you’re strong physically, it improves your strength in every other facet of your life. You’re more confident, your self-esteem is higher, and your self image is better. — Jillian Michaels

I’m passionate about speaking out against bullying and speaking up for self-awareness with young people and body-image issues and self-esteem issues. — Lily Collins

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

People can very quickly have a very poor self-image. It doesn’t take much. — Paddy Considine

No matter how I might feel about myself or my self-image, there is still a part of me that wants to fight to the end. — Willie Aames

Build your self-esteem by recalling all the ways you have succeeded, and your brain will be filled with images of you making your achievements happen again and again. Give yourself permission to toot your own horn, and don’t wait for anyone to praise you. — Jack Canfield

Trump is somebody who sees the media as basically his main constituency. So much of his self-worth and his image and his view of what the presidency should be about is the media and how he is reflected in the media. — David Fahrenthold

I like when a man has a positive self-image, no matter what he looks like. I’m not into rock-hard abs. — Jessica Parker Kennedy

We’re in a world where masculinity, especially with these big spectacle movies, is often pushed by rippling six packs and forcing an image down someone’s throat trying to prove masculinity. Whereas I think true masculinity comes from having a strong sense of self. — Theo James

Instagram influencers project a specific, highly crafted image of perfection – one that is largely white, thin, and psychologically Zen. Critics argue that this boom, in turn, has helped fuel excessive self-promotion in which we post about only the good moments rather than reality – essentially, a distorted echo chamber. — Mary Pilon

We don’t realize how much racism has tainted our self-image as human beings. — Ruby Dee

Here is where our real selfhood is rooted, in the divine spark or seed, in the image of God imprinted on the human soul. The True Self is not our creation, but God’s. It is the self we are in our depths. It is our capacity for divinity and transcendence. — Sue Monk Kidd

It seems to me that Sotheby’s is very much like the British monarchy: an old and apparently very venerable institution which is in fact very nimble on its feet, an institution invested with a great deal more self-interest than the public image would suggest. — Robert Lacey

Our society’s strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women. — Tipper Gore

You should wear what you want to wear and not worry about trying to paint yourself in a certain image because that self-awareness is what’s going to help you become a more independent and more interesting and healthier adult. — Alexandra Robbins

By creating so many illusory images of physical perfection, whether on store aisles or storefront ads, magazine covers or TV shows, we speak more to the profit margins of companies than the self-esteem of today’s girls. — Adora Svitak

Self esteem and a healthy body image for people with disabilities are so often hard-fought. — Stella Young

Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become. — Maxwell Maltz

My beauty icons are women whose images are self-created. — Dita Von Teese

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