20 inspiring quotes to help you believe in yourself

One of the biggest secrets to success is an unwavering belief in yourself, your worth, and your abilities. However, we all have those days when we could use an extra boost of self-confidence.

In those moments, I hope these 20 quotes will help you remember what a capable, worthy, and unique being you truly are! 

“Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcolm Forbes

“You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year, a month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow. No apologies.”

“Don’t mess around with the energy you let into your life. Choose places, people and conversations wisely. They become you.”

“Being aware of a single shortcoming within yourself is far more useful than being aware of a thousand in someone else.” – Dalai Lama

“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine… and as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson

“We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are.”

“Don’t downgrade your dreams to match your reality. Upgrade your belief to match your vision.”

“Care about what other people think and you’ll always be their prisoner.” – Lao Tzu

“You can do anything but not everything.”

“Excuses are born out of fear. Eliminate your fear and there will be no excuses.”

“The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek, therefore, not to find out who you are. Seek to determine what you want to be.” – Neal Donald Walsch

“Do not become small for someone who refuses to grow.”

“Accept no one’s definition of your life… define yourself.”

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

“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”

“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

“If you lose someone but find yourself, you won.”

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.” – Robert Schuller

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin

Now I Want To Hear From You!

Which quote was your favorite? What are your go-to quotes when you need a little confidence boost?  Let me know in the comments below!

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3 Comments
  1. I heard someone say something like “don’t bring yesterday’s problems into today. Today is a new day !” Something like that and it struck home. Too many of us wallow in the past instead of embracing the now!

  2. You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year, a month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow. No apologies.” best
    Love it