50 Best Inspiring Self Motivation Quotes About Life & Success

The following are the best 50 inspiring Self Motivation Quotes for a self-esteem boost and make you energetic all day. Find your favorite.

Self Motivation Quotes

1. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”


2. “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

3. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”

Mark Twain

4. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”

Harvey Fierstein

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

Lucille Ball

6. “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

7. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.”

Maxwell Maltz

8. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”

William James

10. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.”

Robert Morley

11. “Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

Tina Fey

12. “To accept ourselves as we are means to value our imperfections as much as our perfections.”

Sandra Bierig

13. “I don’t want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did.”

Henry James

14. “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”

Mark Twain

15. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”

Sir Edmund Hillary

16. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”

Michael J. Fox

17. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”

Henry Ford

18. “No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.”

Edmond Mbiaka

19. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity.”

Katrina Mayer

20. “Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.”

Deborah Day

21. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”

Malcolm S. Forbes

22. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.”

Helen Keller

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

Louise L. Hay

24. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.”

Oscar Wilde

25. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”

André Gide

26. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

William James

27. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”

Charles Bukowski

28. “Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”

Louise Hay

29. “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.”

Maya Angelou

30. “The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”

Carl Gustav Jung

31. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Steve Jobs

32. “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”

Diane Von Furstenberg

33. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

Carl Gustav Jung

34. “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”

Robert Hand

35. “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”

Johnny Depp

36. “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”

Yogi Bhajan

37. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

38. “It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”

W.C. Fields

39. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”

Benjamin Spock

40. “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.”

Jean Vanier

41. “Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself.”

Coco Chanel

42. “Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”

Ram Dass

43. “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”

Rita Mae Brown

44. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

45. “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”

Sally Field

46. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

George Eliot

47. “Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.”

Nathan W. Morris

48. “Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?”

Brian Tracy

49. “You are your master. Only you have the master keys to open the inner locks.”

Amit Ray

50. “The first place where self-esteem begins its journey is within us.”

Stephen Richards

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50 Best Motivational Quotes For Women

Great Motivational quotes for women on strength, leadership, empowerment, style, attitude & Fashion, etc…

Motivational Quotes For Women

1. “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”

Helen Keller

2. “Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.”

Margaret Thatcher

3. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

Katharine Hepburn

4. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

Maya Angelou

5. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

Anais Nin

6. “If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”

Al Anon

7. “A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.”


8. “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

9. “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.”

Mother Teresa

10. “Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.”

J. K. Rowling

11. “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”

Diane Mariechild

12. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.”

Byron Katie

13. “The best protection any woman can have … is courage.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

14. “We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”

Marie Curie

15. “Love is anterior to Life, Posterior to Death, Initial of Creation, and The Exponent of Earth.”

Emily Dickinson

16. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

Ayn Rand

17. “People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer [to fulfillment]. Actually a job is better for me.”

Princess Diana

18. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

19. “Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.”

Charlotte Whitton

20. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Alice Walker

21. “One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.”

Virginia Woolf

22. “When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.”

Steffi Graf

23. “You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.”

Erica Jong

24. “You move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.”

Byron Katie

25. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.”

Ruth Gordon

26. “Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you.”

Caroline Myss

27. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”

Elizabeth Gilbert

28. “One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”

Sheila Murray Bethel

29. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”

J. K. Rowling

30. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.”

Rosalind Russell

31. “A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.”

Rhonda Hansome

32. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.”

Catherine Cook

33. “You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.”

Rosalynn Carter

34. “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.”

Simone de Beauvoir

35. “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

Brigham Young

36. “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.”

Yulia Tymoshenko

37. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”

J. K. Rowling

38. “It’s possible to climb to the top without stomping on other people.”

Taylor Swift

39. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

Jennifer Lopez

40. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

Anais Nin

41. “She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly, despite the fear.”


42. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a b*tch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”

Maya Angelou

43. “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”

Malala Yousafzai

44. “If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor.”

Al Anon

45. “The best protection any woman can have … is courage.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

46. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day.”

Janis Joplin

47. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Alice Walker

48. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

Coco Chanel

49. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

50. “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.”

Melissa Etheridge

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Inspirational Quotes From 100 Extraordinary Women

The following are Great Inspirational Quotes from 100 Extraordinary Women, gathered and listed below with Inspirational Women Images.

1. “If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.”

Jackie Joyner Kersee

2. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”

Helen Keller

3. “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”

Diane von Furstenberg

4. “I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.”

Joan Rivers

5. “Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations can never effect a reform.”

Susan B. Anthony

6. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”

Malala Yousafzai

7. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”

Golda Meir

8. “Knowing what must be done does away with fear.”

Rosa Parks

9. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.”

Estée Lauder

10. “Power’s not given to you. You have to take it.”

Beyoncé Knowles Carter

11. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

12. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.”

Barbara Corcoran

13. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”

Shonda Rhimes

14. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.”

Lucille Ball

15. “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say ‘yes, women can.’”

Dilma Rousseff

16. “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.”

Edith Wharton

17. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

Erica Jong

18. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.”

B. Smith

19. “The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.”

Peggy O’Mara

20. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.”

Leymah Gbowee

21. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”

Dolly Parton

22. “If you think taking care of yourself is selfish, change your mind. If you don’t, you’re simply ducking your responsibilities.”

Ann Richards

23. “You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.”

Chris Evert

24. “No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.”

Martha Beck

25. “Done is better than perfect.”

Sheryl Sandberg

26. “One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don’t know how to do, to keep learning.”

Ruth Reichl

27. “Be first and be lonely.”

Ginni Rometty

28. “One cannot accomplish anything without fanaticism.”

Eva Perón

29. “Look your best who said love is blind?”

Mae West

30. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”

Madeleine Albright

31. “Don’t take too much credit for your children — or too much blame!”

Debora Spar

32. “You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea.”

Benazir Bhutto

33. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.”

Oprah Winfrey

34. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

Jane Goodall

35. “I firmly believe you never should spend your time being the former anything.”

Condoleezza Rice

36. “I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time.”

Jennie Finch

37. “A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.”

Angela Merkel

38. “A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.”

Marge Piercy

39. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.”

Louise Hay

40. “Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper.”

Julia Child

41. “If your home environment is good and peaceful and easy, your life is better and easier.”

Lori Greiner

42. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”

Coco Chanel

43. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

Ayn Rand

44. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

Mother Teresa

45. “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.”

Hillary Clinton

46. “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.”

Audre Lorde

47. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

48. “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

49. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

Nora Ephron

50. “You should treat your marriage like a business that you wouldn’t want to let fail.”

Lisa Ling

51. “It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.”

Maya Angelou

52. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

Simone de Beauvoir

53. “If you’re not making some notable mistakes along the way, you’re certainly not taking enough business and career chances.”

Sallie Krawcheck

54. “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.”

Sonia Sotomayor

55. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

Jennifer Lopez

56. “You can be the lead in your own life.”

Kerry Washington

57. “When you feel copied, remember that people can only go where you have already been, they have no idea where you are going next.”

Liz Lange

58. “You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you.”

Katie Couric

59. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.”

Billie Jean King

60. “Hold your head and your standards high even as people or circumstances try to pull you down.”

Tory Johnson

61. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”

Audrey Hepburn

62. “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.”

Jodie Foster

63. “I am always busy, which is perhaps the chief reason why I am always well.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

64. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.”

Mia Hamm

65. “When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it.”


66. “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it.”

Brene Brown

67. “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”

Arianna Huffington

68. “I’m always perpetually out of my comfort zone.”

Tory Burch

69. “If you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.”


70. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”

Angelina Jolie

71. “Everyone shines, given the right lighting.”

Susan Cain

72. “If you’re someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that’s a sign of a life lived honorably.”

Rachel Maddow

73. “When you embrace your difference, your DNA, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that’s when you start to shine.”

Bethenny Frankel

74. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”

Tina Fey

75. “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

Margaret Thatcher

76. “The challenge is not to be perfect…it’s to be whole.”

Jane Fonda

77. “Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.”

Anne Lamott

78. “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.”

Indira Gandhi

79. “All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can’t bat a thousand all the time.”

Julie Andrews

80. “If somebody can do something 80 percent as good as you think you would have done it yourself, then you’ve got to let it go.”

Sara Blakely

81. “This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is, and that dream continues.”

Diana Nyad

82. “You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can’t.”

Annie Leibovitz

83. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.”

Princess Diana

84. “We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.”

J.K. Rowling

85. “When you’re through changing, you’re through.”

Martha Stewart

86. “We need to start work with the idea that we’re going to learn every day. I learn, even at my position, every single day.”

Chanda Kochhar

87. “Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes.”

Bette Midler

88. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.”

Rachel Zoe

89. “Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.”

Gloria Steinem

90. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.”

Melissa McCarthy

91. “Women asking for raises should not only know their value, but they should ask with the confidence that they’re helping the company to be successful.”

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

92. “Whenever you are blue or lonely or stricken by some humiliating thing you did, the cure and the hope is in caring about other people.”

Diane Sawyer

93. “I need to listen well so that I hear what is not said.”

Thuli Madonsela

94. “I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take it.”

Hoda Kotb

95. “It’s not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes you’ve got to blast through and have faith.”

Emma Watson

96. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

Anaïs Nin

97. “I learned compassion from being discriminated against. Everything bad that’s ever happened to me has taught me compassion.”

Ellen DeGeneres

98. “When I’m tired, I rest. I say, ‘I can’t be a superwoman today.’”

Jada Pinkett Smith

99. “Don’t live life in the past lane.”

Samantha Ettus

100. “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.”

Harper Lee


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15 Best Short Motivational Quotes Ever

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. We have got you the 15 Best Short Motivational Quotes to Light up your life.

Best Short Motivational Quotes

I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities, not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.

1. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

Albert Einstein

2. “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”

Nelson Mandela

3. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Alice Walker

4. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”

George Addair

5. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

6. “Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.”

George Whitefield

7. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”

Babe Ruth

8. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”

Aristotle Onassis

9. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

10. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

Og Mandino

11. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”

Vince Lombardi

12. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

Dalai Lama

13. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

Roy T. Bennett

14. “When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to get it.”

Jim Rohn

15. “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you.”

Mark Cuban

I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities, not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything. Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it. So these were 15 Best Short Motivational Quotes tell us which one do you like the most in the comment section.

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1. Every Accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

John F. Kennedy

2. You always pass failure on the way to success.

Mickey Rooney

3. “We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.”

Virginia Satir

4. Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.

Bonnie Blair

5. Winning is fun, but those moments that you can touch someone’s life in a very positive way are better.

Tim Howard

6. You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.

Dr. Seuss

7. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt

8. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

Richard P. Feynman

9. Wisdom consists in doing the next thing you have to do, doing it with your whole heart, and finding delight in doing it.

Meister Eckhart

10. You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.

Mike Murdoch

11. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

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