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Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness

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

“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” – Andrew Matthews

“People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.” – Stacey Charter

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Washington Thurman

”If you don’t love yourself, nobody will. Not only that, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Loving starts with the self.” – Wayne Dyer

“If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker

“When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self-acceptance opened.” – Shannon L. Alder

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” – Jean Vanier

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” – Brigham Young

“Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.” – Scott Hamilton

“People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” – Elizabeth Gaskell

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne

“There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.” – Laurie Halse Anderson

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball

“Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.” – Gloria Steinem

“Tell your struggling self, I love you so much.” – Haemin Sunim

“You don’t have to convince anybody of anything, and you don’t have to attract anyone’s attention.” – Haruki Murakami

“No one actually knows what the hell they’re doing. Everyone is just working off their current best guess.” – Mark Manson

“The first secret of success: Believe in Yourself. Nothing changes in your life until you believe you can do things that are important to you. And if you have a low opinion of yourself, nobody else is likely to raise it.” – Steve Goodier

“Daily meditation promotes self confidence, peace of mind and strong faith in God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Walk with purpose. Approach life with purpose, enter a room with purpose, and it’s just a matter of time before people are coming over and talking to you.” – Sharon Law Tucker

“One should love oneself enough not to love oneself too much.” – Marty Rubin

“The journey isn’t about becoming a different person. It’s about loving who you are right now.” – Suzanne Heyn

“Once the shadow is embraced, it is healed. And when it is healed, it becomes love.” – Debbie Ford,

“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L. Hay

“Becoming acquainted with yourself is a price well worth paying for the love that will really address your needs.” – Daphne Rose Kingma

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