Self love quotes are great reminders for you to be validated in your self worth just like affirmations. Practising self love isn’t always easy but it is worth it because it contributes to your happiness and success.
Loving yourself has so many benefits, some of them being less stress, anxiety and depression. When you do start to love yourself you start to practise more self care and this starts to show up in your relationships.
You no longer think it’s acceptable for you to keep chasing people who constantly shut the door on your face. Pain isn’t an emotion that is addicting to you and you’d rather opt for peace.
The love you have for yourself makes it easy to walk away from people who are unsure about you, or people who leave you feeling confused, anxious and up at night. You now understand that you truly deserve happiness, reciprocity from others and are worthy of love.
Theses quotes about self love, healing and self love poems from the likes of Rumi, R.H. sin and Rupi Kaur will help you stay on the right track in your healing journey.
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Self Love & Healing Quotes
Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life.
Sadly we settle for what we are used to even when what we are used to is pain.
If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship you won.
I hope you always have the courage to love yourself no matter how many times the world breaks your heart.
Sometimes you have to be alone to heal.
My darling, be patient with yourself, healing takes time, healing implies kindness, healing means changes, becoming is not easy. Be patient with yourself, you are gardening your soul. Some flowers are meant to bloom later.
If someone does not want me it is not the end of the world. But if I do not want me, the world is nothing but ending.
No one can rescue me. I know because I’ve already tried to get them to do it. It doesn’t work. This is all on me.
Don’t run yourself down, darling. There are plenty of people in the world who will do that for you.
Make peace with your broken pieces.
Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.
She was happy. She lived for herself and enjoyed her own company . They called it loneliness, she knew it was freedom.
You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
May the flowers remind you why the rain was so necessary.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
If you do not love yourself, who will?
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
I am a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman that is me.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Quotes On Self Love And Happiness
Your most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.
Diane Von Furstenberg
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?
The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved.
Self-love is the balance between accepting yourself as you are while knowing you deserve better, and then working towards it.
Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.
To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Your task is not to seek for love but merely find all barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.
I will celebrate this life of mine, with or without you. The moon does not need the sun to tell her she is already whole.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Thich Nhat Hanh
When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you.
Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand
that this, too, was a gift.
Sometimes we have to move on from the people who don’t add much happiness to our life, so that we can meet the people who will.
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
The universe is going to give you the exact same lesson in different versions over again until you master it. This is one of the single most important universal laws you can learn about the nature of reality.
Short Self Love Quotes
She remembered who she was and changed the game
Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.
I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.
Erin Van Vuren
Our first and last love is self love
Christian Nestell Bovee
Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone, to experience, appreciate and love yourself.
In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.
You were born to be real, not to be perfect. You are here to be you, not to live someone else’s life.
Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognise it.
Surround yourself with people who are vibin’ higher than you. Be around people who are feeling better than you are. Energy is contagious.
One of the best guides on how to be self-loving is to give ourselves the love we are often dreaming about receiving from others.
Low self esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.
You need your own love to save your heart.
It’s easy to love
the nice things about ourselves
but true self-love is
embracing the difficult parts
that live in all of us.
– Rupi Kaur
Remember who you were
before they told you who to be.
You are not a drop in the ocean
You are the entire ocean in a drop.
If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.
Stop looking outside for scraps of pleasure or fulfilment, for validation, security or love – you have a treasure within that is greater than anything the world can offer.
We can’t be so desperate for love that we forget where we can always find it; within.
Be the love you never received.
Above all else embrace your flaws.
When you discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.
Jean Shinoda Bolen
In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are.
Self-acceptance is the beginning of self-love.
Self Inspirational Quotes
Even though you are heartbroken
keep you heart open
so pain can find an exit.
People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.
Yesterday I was clever,
so I wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise so I am changing
If you always play the victim when something goes wrong, life will always treat you like one. Don’t let your circumstances define your future.
In the infinity of life where I am, all is perfect, whole and complete, I no longer choose to believe in old limitations and lack. I now choose to begin to see myself as the Universe sees me – perfect, whole and complete.
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
do not look for healing
at the feet of those
who broke you.
One day your love for yourself will outweigh the love that keeps you holding onto someone who chooses to hurt you; one day the love for yourself will be your strength-that love will be more than enough reason for you to walk away for good.
It’s a beautiful thing when you love yourself. When you are finally able to make peace with your storms instead of running away from them.
When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it.
I think you are so brave for walking away from the things and the places and the people that are not for you anymore (Even when it’s hard. Even when it hurts.)
You may cut me with your eyes. You may kill me with your hatefulness. But still, like air, I’ll rise.
We accept the love we think we deserve.
To find a happy ending with someone else, first you have to find it alone.
Deep Self Healing Quotes
If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.
Friendship with oneself is all important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Be a master at loving yourself and people will follow.
You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.
Diane von Furstenberg
You say you don’t like something and yet you keep focusing on it, talking about it, getting emotional and giving it your creative energy. How is that working out for you?
We can only love others as much as we love ourselves.
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.
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
You don’t need them to love you for you to love you.
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.
When you choose yourself first you show the world what you truly deserve.
When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.
Diane Von Furstenberg
with your solitude
Being different is a revolving door in your life where secure people enter and insecure exit.
Shannon L. Alder
Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.
Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.
In order to heal properly you must walk away from what broke you.
Always choose yourself first. Women are very socialised to choose other people. If you put yourself first, it’s this incredible path you can forge for yourself.
Sometimes you have to walk away from people, not because you don’t care, but because they don’t.
Healing is not so much about fixing yourself. It’s coming to the realisation that there was never anything wrong with you.
It is imperative to use these self love quotes as a constant reminder for self love and acceptance, as these are essential components of healing. Recognising our own potential and infinite worth is necessary in order to truly heal and progress. What was your favourite self love quote on this list? If you have any quotes on self love that I didn’t include, feel free to do so in the comment section!