Quotes on Esteem

Esteem all things that are good. Tibullus

Poetry contains love and holds it in high esteem, even though love always humiliates it by using it merely as a soothing after-shave lotion. Kiki Dimoula

Don't let anything morph you or push you around or have you be something you're not. Christina Aguilera

Don't be afraid of your own strength. Diane Von Furstenberg

No one can keep you down except yourself. Andy Gilbert

Respect starts with ourselves. Nathaniel Branden

Take your work seriously, but never yourself. Margot Fonteyn

Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most. St Jerome

You'd be surprised how addicting high self-esteem is. Fergie

Prefer not the esteem of men to the approbation of God. John Jortin

Esteem never makes ingrates. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Self-esteem is reliance on ones power to think. Ayn Rand

Of two heroes, he who esteems his rivals the most is the greatest. Laurent Angliviel de la Beaumelle

I have never yet known what it was to separate esteem from love Jane Austen

I can't crawl any further. You never crawled for me. Tom Petty

Our esteem is apt to be given where we know the least. Jules Michelet

Whenever you get one inch above the ground in your own esteem, you are that inch too high! Charles Spurgeon

Virtue is everywhere that which is thought praiseworthy; and nothing else but that which has the allowance of public esteem is called virtue. John Locke

It is always so, I guess, validating when you meet somebody that you esteem - and then they turn out to be everything [you thought] and more. Gloria Estefan

He who knows himself best esteems himself least. Henry George Bohn

Esteem must be founded on preference: to hold everyone in high esteem is to esteem nothing. Moliere

You're not free, unless you come to the place where you have nothing to prove. Joyce Meyer

I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life. Meryl Streep

When one is a stranger to oneself, then one is estranged from others, too. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

If I am not I, who will be? Henry David Thoreau

All the wonders you seek are within yourself. Thomas Browne

I wish that I was where I am. Gertrude Stein

Action will destroy your procrastination. Og Mandino

Our greatest enemies, the ones we must fight most often, are within. Thomas Paine

The highest in God's esteem are the lowest in their own. Thomas A Kempis

You never exist quite so much as when you are not thinking Friedrich Nietzsche

Don't regard what anyone says of you, for this, after all, is no concern of yours. Epictetus

God heard us. He sent help. He sent you. Marianne Williamson

Never take advice from someone you wouldn't trade places with. Kelly Clarkson

Being right is one more good reason for not succeeding Nicolas Gomez Davila

Cats invented self-esteem. Erma Bombeck

Self-esteem is not based on itself. Mason Cooley

Identity is invariably false to facts. Alfred Korzybski

Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival. Martha Gellhorn

Self-esteem is something you have to earn! Bette Midler

Self-esteem is the reputation you have with yourself. Brian Tracy

I wish I had more confidence. Sean William Scott

Don't belittle yourself. Be BIG yourself. Corita Kent

People will ask you the question 'how is life treating you?' But my question is 'how are you treating life?' On that your happiness rests Rasheed Ogunlaru

Be the winner in your life! Tae Yun Kim

You your own best thing, Sethe. You are. Toni Morrison

What we must decide is how we are valuable rather than how valuable we are. Edgar Friedenberg

The lies most devastating to our self-esteem are not so much the lies we tell as the lies we live. Nathaniel Branden

I wasn't supported, I wasn't given any self-esteem. Barbra Streisand

I had very, very bad self-esteem - that I was a fake, everybody was going to find out, that I didn't deserve to have success, just about my looks and really, really bad self esteem. Geena Davis

Puttering is really a time to be alone, to dream, to get in touch with yourself...To putter is to discover. Alexandra Stoddard

I think self-esteem comes from work. Anthony Scaramucci

I've never disliked myself, and my weight has had nothing to do with my self-esteem. Dawn French

The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do. James Allen

You would not exist if you did not have something to bring to the table of life. Herbie Hancock

I was a kid who didn't have a lot of self-esteem. Melanie Lynskey

I am convinced that what has the greatest meaning for us is what we uncover for ourselves. Elizabeth O'Connor

Never let the opinion of another affect your opinion of yourself. Teresa Mummert

Everybody is unique. Compare not yourself with anybody else lest you spoil God's curriculum. Baal Shem Tov

Don't try to fix me, I'm not broken... Ben Moody

People with high self esteem are risk takers, but more importantly, they are achievers. Rick Pitino

Low self esteem results when the inner critic prevails. Catherine Cardinal

Great self esteem comes from inside and feels hot and wonderful. Emme

Maybe I just have high self-esteem, but I have a lot that I really enjoy. John Mulaney

Once the pathological low self-esteem goes, that's when things go downhill. Moby

Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up. Jack Canfield

For some reason, all artists have self-esteem issues. Whoopi Goldberg

I've suffered from low self-esteem. Ken Kercheval

I don't think I am narcissistic. I think I have low self-esteem. Lorraine Bracco

I had low self-esteem. Jennifer O'Neill

It seems to be a common denominator with a lot of comics, this low self-esteem thing. Ray Romano

I didn't have high self-esteem when I was a teen-ager, as I think most teen-agers don't. Alanis Morissette

So many comics have such low self-esteem. Debra Wilson

Repect yourself... The rest will follow. Pythagoras

If you wish to be held in esteem, you must ssociate only with those who estimable. Jean De La Bruyere

You've got to be happy in your own skin. Jada Pinkett Smith

Whoever despises himself still esteems the despiser within himself. Friedrich Nietzsche

You know, life is not one in which you just get to choose the things every day that come easily to you. And it's also true - and this is the self-esteem problem - you learn that there are people who are better at things than you are. Condoleezza Rice

In an active life is sown the seed of wisdom... And age, if it has not esteem, has nothing. Edward Young

It is common, to esteem most what is most unknown. Tacitus

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