It can be hard for us to love ourselves and view ourselves the way God does. He need to have a constant reminder so that we don’t slide back into our old way of thinking. So here are 25 amazing quotes and verses all about self love and self worth. Pick your favorites and write them on a notecard that you can carry around with you. Whenever you feel down or don’t value yourself the way you know you should, then take out the notecard and read it.

1) Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.

Tyra Banks

2) To me, self-esteem is not self-love. It is self-acknowledgment, as in recognizing and accepting who you are.

Amity Gaige

3) Self-love is really a foundation for everything, and however you practice or express that is so, so important.

Solange Knowles

4) For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV

5) But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 5:8 ESV

6) Self-love is the source of all our other loves.

Pierre Corneille

7) Allowing myself to love God completely has obviously shed light on my self-love because he loves me more than I could ever love myself.

Angie Stone

8) It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.


9) God loves you and everything about you, so why beat up on your precious self?

Nicole Ari Parker

10) If we love God, do His will, and fear His judgment more than men’s, we will have self-esteem.

Ezra Taft Benson

11) If we give our children sound self-love, they will be able to deal with whatever life puts before them.

bell hooks

12) When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.

Mark Victor Hansen

13) Self-respect is a commodity worth cleaving to.

Diane Lane

14) When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process.

Dave Pelzer

15) The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.


16) Women must learn to find self-worth within themselves, not through others. It is important to carve out a place just for you.

Georgette Mosbacher

17) Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.

Tina Fey

18) It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.

W.C. Fields

19) It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.

Earth Kitt

20) Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It is sanity.

Katrina Mayer

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

Lucille Ball

22) To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance

Oscar Wilde

23) You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.

Diane Von Furstenberg

24) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV

25) For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. 

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Psalm 139:13-14 ESV


Author: Sanley Marie

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