Love Yourself Quotes

In the journey of life, embracing self-love is not just a luxury but a necessity. It is the bedrock upon which our sense of self is built, influencing how we interact with the world and perceive our place within it. The concept of loving oneself might seem straightforward, yet it encompasses a myriad of layers, from self-acceptance to self-respect, and ultimately, to self-celebration. It’s about acknowledging our worth, embracing our imperfections, and recognizing our right to happiness and well-being. This foundational aspect of our identity empowers us to establish healthier relationships, make confident choices, and pursue paths that align with our deepest values and aspirations.

The importance of self-love is echoed in various cultural and philosophical teachings, yet it remains a challenge for many. In a world where external validation often takes precedence, the journey to self-love can be arduous yet profoundly rewarding. Love yourself quotes serve as gentle reminders of our intrinsic value, encouraging us to look inward for affirmation rather than seeking it from external sources. These nuggets of wisdom inspire us to cultivate a nurturing relationship with ourselves, one that fosters growth, resilience, and a profound sense of peace. As we explore these quotes, let them be a guiding light on our journey to self-discovery and self-appreciation, reminding us that the most enduring love is the love we give ourselves.

If you are happy, you can give happiness. If you don’t love yourself and if you are unhappy with yourself, you can’t give anything else but that. Gisele Bundchen

It’s best to love yourself. Only then can you love anyone else. Shehnaaz Gill

Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself. Karishma Tanna

Knowing yourself, and learning to love yourself as you are, is the beginning of beauty. I think the most important thing is to show off what’s most beautiful about you and to hide what’s less beautiful. Sonia Rykiel

The thing to know is love yourself and find the bathing suits that make you feel comfortable and just rock it. Emily Ratajkowski

I’ve always been drawn to the message of ‘Be yourself. Love yourself.’ I need to be reminded of that all time. Kelsea Ballerini

Who among you will love something more than you love yourself, all right? Marcus Luttrell

You have to love yourself or you’ll never be able to accept compliments from anyone. Dean Wareham

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. Josh Billings

Prejudice is sinful. All blood flows red. And the most harmful and foolish kind of prejudice is prejudice against yourself. Every woman is your sister, and every woman needs her sisters. So try to give other women the courtesy of your compassion, respect, and forgiveness. Love yourself despite – and because of – your flaws. Jewell Parker Rhodes

When you dance, you own everything you have. You are really in your own body. You do it with your muscles and your bones and your weight and your height – it’s how to love yourself by moving. Christine and the Queens

Your body is your body; it’s natural. Learn to love yourself for it. Emily Ratajkowski

It’s good to be an anarchist and just love yourself. Lauren Jauregui

It’s impossible to accept love from anyone else if you don’t love yourself. It’s a big issue, particularly for us plus-size ladies and for anyone dealing with weight, because we’re not taught to love ourselves or be our own cheerleaders. Chrissy Metz

I think one great tip is that you should always love yourself. If you don’t love yourself, take care of yourself, cater to yourself and that little inner voice, you will really not be very worthy of being with someone else, because you won’t be the best version of you. Kimora Lee Simmons

It’s hard to love yourself when you’ve been told your whole life that there is something wrong with you – when you are called dirty because of your skin color. Jagmeet Singh

I don’t want to force my vibe on anyone, but you’ve got to learn to love yourself, as opposed to being in love with yourself. Terence Trent D’Arby

The more you learn to love yourself, the better actor you will be. That’s always going to be my training. Every part is, ‘How can I learn to love myself more?’ Lucas Hedges

I want to tell women that you need to love yourself and make yourself a priority. It’s only when you are happy yourself, can you make everyone else around you happy. I am still a dreamer and still believe in fairy tales, but there is only that much one should give another person. You need to keep something for yourself. Bipasha Basu

First of all, you need to love yourself, ’cause that’s the only way you’re going to get by and be O.K. as an individual. But it’s important to make other people feel loved because you never know what they’re going through. Sofia Richie

Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family. Madonna Ciccone

All we have is today. Just live it. We don’t know about tomorrow. So, enjoy the day. Love yourself, and spread love around. Charlotte Rae

You’ve got to love yourself first. You’ve got to be okay on your own before you can be okay with somebody else. Jennifer Lopez

The New Testament is about loving other people as you love yourself. That means caring for them and looking after them and being kind to them. Susan Hill

You can be fat and love yourself. You can be fat and have a great damn personality. You can be fat and sew your own clothes. But you can’t be fat and healthy. Susan Powter

You protect your being when you love yourself better. That’s the secret. Isabelle Adjani

If you can’t love yourself, you can’t love other people. Kyle

The concept of The ‘Most Beautiful Moment in Life’, that was chapter one for us; it feels like that because we were starting from the bottom, but on this concept, ‘Love Yourself’, we started to talk about some brighter things, like the real things in life. RM

When you feel fulfilled, you feel happy – You feel love. When it comes to love, you always come first. If you don’t love yourself, you can’t truly love anyone else, either. I always tell myself to stay in love. Kerli

You have to love yourself. That’s the single most powerful thing. Out of that springs: How are you eating? How are you exercising? How are you resting? Nia Peeples

First and foremost, it’s important to love yourself. Karrueche Tran

Learning to love yourself is not going to happen overnight – the first step is trying to be kinder and more patient with yourself, and I understand that it takes time. Tess Holliday

Love yourself instead of abusing yourself. Karolina Kurkova

If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy. Kristin Chenoweth

Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset. Ileana D’Cruz

Love yourself no matter who you are or where you come from. Diane Guerrero

I don’t consider myself a feminist, but I’m down for my first opportunity to say something to the world to be so meaningful. If you asked me, ‘What do you want to say?’ it would be, ‘Love yourself more.’ Meghan Trainor

When you love yourself and are able to indulge in yourself, and you’re grounded in your ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ it’s nothing to ask a guy on a date. Karrueche Tran

I think I’ve been able to find happiness, and I’ve learned to love myself. That’s a huge accomplishment for anyone, learning to love yourself. Jazz Jennings

Making sensible family rules around cell phones and driving is a way to love yourself, your marriage, your children, and the world well. Glennon Doyle Melton

As I have said many times – no 1 loves me as much as I love myself! And if you can’t really love yourself, you can’t love anything you do! Dan Pena

You’ve got to tune out the other people and tune in to what’s going on inside. Love yourself. Nourish your body. Cheryl Burke

You can’t let someone else lower your self-esteem, because that’s what it is – self-esteem. You need to first love yourself before you have anybody else love you. Winnie Harlow

You’ve gotta learn to love yourself and live your own life. Then you can go out in the world and try and figure everything else out. Rob Halford

I know firsthand how long it takes to learn how to love yourself. Anne-Marie

If you want to love others, I think you should love yourself first. RM

There are times when I get really depressed, when I’m going through difficult times and when I want someone to hold my hand. Sometimes I’ll think, ‘Forget it. I want to be this way.’ I often feel that way. But when we started the Love Yourself World Tour, I stopped having those thoughts. Kim Tae-hyung

Love yourself, whatever makes you different, and use it to make you stand out. Mine is my voice and the fact that I’m gay: well, the fact that I’m flamboyantly gay. Ross Mathews

Life is really not easy, we all have our personal battles, but it is important that you really treasure yourself, love yourself and have a sense of self-worth. Heart Evangelista

I think that people think that since I literally wrote the book on how to love yourself that I love myself all the time, but I don’t. Tess Holliday

To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that’s political, in its most profound way. June Jordan

It sounds like a cliche but I also learnt that you’re not going to fall for the right person until you really love yourself and feel good about how you are. Emma Watson

Laziness in my biggest pet peeve of all time. Get up, make a plan, do the work, and love yourself, people! Dove Cameron

You need to love yourself and be yourself one hundred percent before you can actually love someone else. Christina Perri

Ladies, you have to love yourself… you don’t always have to have a man. Pepa

If your community tells you that you’re an abomination, that you’re nothing and, because of who you are, you’ll never amount to anything, why would you love yourself? Why would you save money? Why would you set goals? Dominique Jackson

Being in the spotlight, you’re always picked apart. It’s not easy. But over time I’ve realized that you can’t please everyone and when you feel overwhelmed, just take a step back. Love yourself first. Kaitlyn Bristowe

This is a broad thought, but loving yourself and having the support so that you can love yourself is the most important thing that young people in Chicago can get. Common

It’s easy to love yourself when you feel good enough, when you feel special enough, when you’re loved enough, when you have enough money, and you’re appreciated. Debbie Ford

People think, ‘Oh, I’m loving myself by sitting on this sofa for four hours.’ Love yourself enough to get up! Alison Sweeney

It takes courage to love yourself when you’ve been told your whole life that you’re ugly, or dirty, or a terrorist. Jagmeet Singh

Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as you are supposed to be. Joel Osteen

You can’t be hateful because you love yourself. And we’re extensions of each other; we’re all connected. Chrissy Metz

I think every girl needs to love herself, regardless of anything. Like if you’re having a bad day, if you don’t like your hair, if you don’t have the best family situation, whatever, you have to love yourself and you can’t do anything until you love yourself first. Julianne Hough

Everybody has to work on themselves, no one is perfect. No one wakes up every morning and, you know, you have to love yourself but you also have to drive yourself from within. P.K. Subban

You have to choose whether to love yourself or not. James Taylor

You must love yourself. The reasons you have for not loving yourself, you have made up. Interrogate these false allegations until the beauty of your true self emerges. Simon Amstell

One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself. Goldie Hawn

There’s always a side of me that goes, ‘I’m just a nerd.’ I never look at myself and say, ‘I’m beautiful.’ Like anyone else, I see the flaws. Guys don’t do that as much as women. But you have to learn to appreciate and accept and love yourself as you are. Heather Graham

I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. Lucille Ball

I know you’re supposed to love yourself, but I really hate the way I look. When I look in the mirror I’m so disgusted by the chocolate blancmange abomination staring back at me, I actually apologise to my wife for my physical appearance. I’ve got no backside, an overhanging belly and I’m so disproportionate. Romesh Ranganathan

You should love yourself. Gerard Way

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. Jenn Proske

Definitely love yourself. Ally Brooke

One thing I did was to create a Love Yourself List. I wrote down everything I like about myself, and put it on my bathroom mirror. Then I read it until I believed it. Any time I compared myself to others, and felt negative about myself, I’d go back to that list. Lizzie Velasquez

I want to tell everybody to celebrate every day, to savor the day and be good to yourself, love yourself, and then you can be good to others and be of service to others. Charlotte Rae

I think it’s when you take care of yourself, you love yourself that you truly bloom and look your most beautiful. Heart Evangelista

Whatever God or whatever higher power you believe in, they brought us to this earth in a perfect way, and you have to learn to love yourself. Otherwise, it’s an exhausting way to be. Callie Thorne

You get to a certain age and you start comparing and being uncomfortable in one’s body. And then you get to a place where you start to love yourself, accept yourself, celebrate and honor yourself. Wunmi Mosaku

When you’ve learned to love yourself, you get all the things that come with that. Friends, passion, success. Christen Press

Clowning is a trick to get love close. I can hug 99 percent of people in the first second of contact if I’m in my clown character. The clown assumes your humanity. It assumes that, whatever trauma you’ve had, you can still love yourself. Patch Adams

For those who aspire to become K-pop artists, I’d like to say ‘Have confidence and love yourself.’ Lisa

We should go after our dreams and not be apologetic about it, but it’s scary. Whether you want to work or not, you have to do what makes you a fuller person. You have to love yourself. Catherine Reitman

I’m not a fanatic about my diet. I just believe the more aware you become of your spiritual being, the more you want to respect your physical being. It’s a spiritual diet: You love yourself too much to eat crap! Gabrielle Bernstein

Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful. Zoe Kravitz

For me, I try and be authentic in my choices and follow my instincts, and I think it’s a valuable message for women in today’s society to learn to love yourself. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

You’re not a star until you love yourself. Directors, yeah, they’ve got to love their own philosophies. But actors have to really love themselves. Shekhar Kapur

Love yourself no matter what! Erin Heatherton

If your mother did not know how to love herself, or your father did not know how to love himself, then it would be impossible for them to teach you to love yourself. They were doing the best they could with what they had been taught as children. Louise L. Hay

Being transgender isn’t a medical transition. It’s a process of learning to love yourself for who you are. Jazz Jennings

One misconception I think is wrong is that being a larger size means, somehow, that you’re neglecting your body, or you don’t look after yourself, or you don’t love yourself enough to lose weight. We’ve been saturated with the idea that to be happy you must be thin, or to be healthy you must be thin. Philomena Kwao

We can’t control the heart and how it loves, and sometimes it’s hard to let go, but you have to love yourself more and turn that no-good man loose. LeToya Luckett

Love other human beings as you would love yourself. Ho Chi Minh

I’ve always practiced this: Love yourself. Move your body. Watch your portions. Richard Simmons

‘Let Me Love You’ is about being brave enough to let a person get close enough to you to teach you how to love yourself, to teach you the importance of loving yourself. Ne-Yo

If you don’t love yourself, you can’t love anybody else. And I think as women we really forget that. Jennifer Lopez

When I was around 18, I looked in the mirror and said, ‘You’re either going to love yourself or hate yourself.’ And I decided to love myself. That changed a lot of things. Queen Latifah

Whether you’re successful or not, you’ll never actually feel the joys of accomplishment unless you love yourself. Success can be very difficult to deal with. You have to stay in the center. If you let your success define you, then you’re really just setting yourself up for failure. Goldie Hawn

Don’t forget to love yourself. Soren Kierkegaard

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

Emily Johnson
Emily Johnson

Hello, I'm Emily, an American writer passionate about sharing insights and wisdom through captivating quotes.

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