117 Best Self Worth Quotes to Know Your Worth

In a simple way, self-worth is a person’s assessment of self according to their own standards or criteria.

You are important not for what you have but for who you are.

It’s extremely important to recognize your true value and have faith in yourself.


We have compiled a list of the top self-worth quotes to help you rediscover your real worth and true value.

These self worth quotes will motivate you to love yourself, trust your intuition and to put faith in your own abilities.

Top 10 Self Worth Quotes


Knowing yourself makes living easier. ~ Thibaut.


I acknowledge my self-worth. ~ Unknown *


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


Free yourself from others’ versions of you. ~ Angela Jiang.


People learn how to treat you based on what you accept from them. ~ Unknown *


A star does not compete with other stars around it; it just shines. ~ Matshona Dhliwayo.


To go wrong in one’s own way is better than to go right in someone else’s. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky.


Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be, precisely determine what we will be. ~ Tony Robbins.


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 know your true worth, you do not need anyone else to confirm it. ~ Alan Cohen.

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Great Self Worth Quotes

Once you learn how to be happy, you won’t tolerate being around people who make you feel anything less. ~ Unknown *

Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you. ~ Rob Liano.


Know your worth. Don’t settle for anything less. ~ Unknown *

I’m simply reminding you that you’re worth more than what you’ll find at the bottom of a bottle. ~ Myra McEntire.

You are whatever you tell yourself you are. ~ Shane Parrish.


Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes.

I am becoming more confident each day. ~ Unknown *

Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone – never the opinion of others. ~ Robert Greene.


Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. ­~ Paul Tournier.


You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. ~ Wayne Dyer.

When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. ~ Jean Shinoda Bolen.

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

Profound Self Worth Quotes

I deserve good things. ~ Unknown *


When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it. ~ Mark Victor Hansen.

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. ~ Abraham Lincoln.


Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert.

Don’t waste a second of your time convincing other people you’re worth loving. ~ Atticus.

Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth. ~ Oprah Winfrey.


I am beautiful. ~ Unknown *

True abundance isn’t based on our net worth, it’s based on our self-worth. ~ Gabrielle Bernstein.

How you spend your time defines who you are. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Famous Self Worth Quotes

You need never feel inferior. You need never feel that you were born without talents or without opportunities to give them expression. ~ Gordon B. Hinckley.


It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it. ~ Lillian Hellman.

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ~ Buddha.

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. ~ Oscar Wilde.

I am intelligent and capable. ~ Unknown *


To double your net worth, double your self-worth. Because you will never exceed the height of your self-image. ~ Robin Sharma.

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.

Best Self Worth Quotes

Being honest with who you are is a superpower. The more honest you are with yourself, the less anyone else can hurt you. ~ Matthew Kobach.


Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ~ Wendy Wasserstein.


Self–care is never a selfish act; it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others. ~ Parker Palmer.

Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worth the trip. ~ Glenn Beck.

The moment you feel you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away. ~ Alysia Harris.


Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. ~ John Wooden.

Listen to the right people and ignore the wrong ones. People that doubt you, hate you and judge you are never worth your time or attention. ~ Unknown *

Thought-Provoking Self Worth Quotes

We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. ~ Malcolm X.


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

It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Nothing was a more powerful compass of my mood or a better indication of my self-worth than the number on the scale. ~ Betsy Lerner.

Our sense of self-worth is the single most important determinant of the health, abundance, and joy we allow into our lives. ~ Dan Millman.


If you find yourself constantly trying to prove your worth to someone, you have already forgotten your value. ~ Unknown *

What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates his fate. ~ Henry David Thoreau.

I am a good person. ~ Unknown *

Wise Self Worth Quotes

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. ~ Oprah Winfrey.


Self-worth sets the standard that life meets. ~ Jewel.

If you had to choose only two qualities to get you through times of change, the first should be a sense of self-worth and the second a sense of humor. ~ Jennifer James.


Always be prepared, always be yourself, and always be honest. That is a good recipe for self-respect, self-love, and self-worth. ~ Unknown *

I treasure my imperfections. ~ Unknown *

I do not need validation from others. ~ Unknown *


Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. ~ André Gide.

Know your worth. Know the difference between what you’re getting and what you deserve. ~ Unknown *

Deep Self Worth Quotes


Do not undervalue what you are ultimately worth because you are at a momentary disadvantage. ~ Sherry Thomas.

I deserve to be happy. ~ Unknown *

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Make sure you don’t start seeing yourself through the eyes of those who don’t value you. Know your worth even if they don’t. ~ Unknown *

Your self-worth has nothing to do with your craft or calling, and everything to do with how you treat yourself. ~ Kris Carr.


Do not live to satisfy the expectations of others. ~ Ichiro Kishimi.

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. ~ Cicero.

You want to find your voice? Shut out everyone else’s. ~ Brian Norgard.

If I could give you one gift, I would give you the ability to see yourself as I see you, so you could see how truly special you are. ~ Unknown *


When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something. ~ Robert Browning.

Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth. ~ Unknown *


The most common form of despair is not being who you are. ~ Søren Kierkegaard.

Self-worth is so vital to your happiness if you don’t feel good about you, it’s hard to feel good about anything else. ~ Sandy Hale.

Asking for what you need is proof of self-worth. ~ Amanda Goetz.


There is nothing I am not able to overcome. ~ Unknown *

Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ~ Shannon L. Alder.

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


When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it. ~ Mark Victor Hansen.

Positive Self Worth Quotes

Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Strong people have a strong sense of self-worth and self-awareness; they don’t need the approval of others. ~ Roy T. Bennett.


I am in full control of my life. ~ Unknown *

The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. ~ Soledad O’Brien.

Bet on yourself. ~ Anthony Pompliano.

Your sense of self-worth should not come from the chance of your birth, but from the things you accomplish. You cannot be born great, you can only become great. ~ Matthew Kobach.


I am loved and respected as I am. ~ Unknown *

I don’t have to justify anything to anyone. ~ Unknown *

I am enough. ~ Unknown *


Sometimes all you have to do is forget what you feel and remember what you deserve. ~ Unknown *

Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it. ~ Maya Angelou.

You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. ~ Mandy Hale.


Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity. ~ Katrina Mayer.

Love of others and love of ourselves are not alternatives. On the contrary, an attitude of love towards themselves will be found in all those who are capable of loving others. ~ Erich Fromm.

Be you or be commoditized. ~ Jack Butcher.

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them. ~ François de La Rochefoucauld.


I am successful in everything I do. ~ Unknown *

Inspiring Self Worth Quotes

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. ~ Paulo Coelho.

Never allow yourself to be defined by someone else’s opinion. ~ Unknown *


Your most important sale is to sell yourself to yourself. ~ Maxwell Maltz.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. ~ Mark Twain.

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

A total acceptance of yourself brings about a total transcendence of yourself. ~ Adyashanti.


Go all in on yourself. ~ Jack Butcher.

I believe in my abilities. ~ Unknown *

Until you value yourself you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. ~ M. Scott Peck.

So these were the 117 top quotes about Self-Worth.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Miracle quotes and Self Respect quotes.

References and Sources:

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