Last Updated on October 24, 2021
Self love is foundational to living a meaningful life.
Achieving great things, feeling peace, being confident— in order to do any of these, you must first build self love.
But don’t take my word for it. Many inspirational people have quotes about self love that will motivate you to love yourself.
And a lot of the wisdom around self love is short, sweet, and to the point.
That’s why I’ve gathered 50 inspirational short quotes about self love.
These short self love quotes will inspire you in the moment and can make great daily mantras.
Or, you can use these short quotes for your Instagram bio. They’re all under 150 characters, after all.
If you’re looking for inspiring self love quotes, keep reading!!
“Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.”
― Tina Fey, Bossypants
“I am my own work of art.”
“She remembered who she was
and the game changed.”
― Lalah Delia
“Change the world by being yourself.”
– Amy Poehler
What we think, we become.
And still, I rise.
– Maya Angelou
“Don’t let them break you… don’t let them tell you who you are.”
― Laura Jane Grace.
“In my attempt to forget my painful past, I almost forgot who I was.”
― Innocent Mwatsikesimbe.
“Just be you. I’ll be me. And we’ll meet somewhere in the middle.”
― Claire Cullen.
A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world.
“Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”
– André Gide
“You are enough just as you are.”
– Meghan Markle
“You can’t be hesitant about who you are.”
– Viola Davis
“I was built this way for a reason, so I’m going to use it.”
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
– Oscar Wilde
“Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.”
– Thich Nhat Hanh
“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
– Anaïs Nin
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
– Dr Seuss
“Be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you”
“Self-esteem means knowing you are the dream.”
“Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself.”
– Stephanie Lahart
“It’s you versus you.”
—Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
“Feel the fact that you are enough.”
“The same light you see in others is shining within you, too.”
“I am more than my scars.”
― Andrew Davidson, The Gargoyle
“I woke up like this. Flawless.”
“Be the love you never received.”
“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”
– L. Hay
“Self love is the elixir of an immortal heart.”
― Amy Leigh Mercree
“Don’t doubt yourself, that’s what haters are for.”
― Turcois Ominek
“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
“Keep watering yourself. You’re growing.”
You can if you think you can.
– George Reeves
“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”
—Diane von Furstenberg
“Plant hope in your heart’s wounds.”
“Loving yourself isn’t vanity; it’s sanity.”
“Self-love is the greatest middle finger of all time.”
“Open your mind. Get up off the couch. Move.”
– Anthony Bourdain
“Be who you needed when you were young.”
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
“The true success is the person who invented himself.”
– Al Goldstein
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt.
“Self-love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel.”
— Beau Taplin.
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
— Mahatma Gandhi.
“If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”
– Johann von Goethe.
“Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.”
– Wayne Dyer.
“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people.”
– Dan Pearce.
“Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.”
“Never regret anything that made you smile.”
“There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.”
– Augustine of Hippo
“Talk to yourself like someone you love.”
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
“You are your best thing.”
– Toni Morrison
“leave the table when love’s no longer being served.”
“I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anybody, including myself.”
Are you feeling the love yet?
Self love, that is!
Whatever you choose to do with this list of short self love quotes, I hope you are walking away feeling inspired and with a few nuggets of wisdom to carry with you!
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