Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Love'

Self-love is a good thing but self-awareness is more important. You need to once in a while go ‘Uh, I’m kind of an asshole. - Louis C.K.
To forgive others, in order to forgive ourselves, because in their roles as our mirrors, they have been nothing other than a tool to our lack of self-love, a lack of self-recognition, and a lack of self-respect. - Human Angels
Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self-love. - Francois de Fenelon
Both sadness and anger are the two sides of same coin. Sadness is supressed anger, while anger is expressed sadness. Both sadness and anger are state of unhappiness, which are often because lack of self-love. - Vishwas Chavan
I often talk about unconditional love towards others. But the truth is I have always looked for favorable conditions when it comes to self-love and happiness. Now that is what you call a true confession! - Saurabh Sharma
I naively believe that self-love is 80 percent of the solution, that it helps beyond words to take yourself through the day as you would with your most beloved mental-patient relative, with great humor and lots of small treats. - Anne Lamott
The reason most relationships fail isn’t because we haven’t found the right person. It’s because we haven’t found ourselves and we’re hoping someone can fill that void for us. They can’t. No one can. Self-love is and always will be a prerequisite to every happy romance. - Vironika Tugaleva
Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
Self-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa.
Living the life I wanted was my ultimate responsibility. Learning to forgive was my ultimate act of self-love. - Andrea T. Goeglein
Self-love is when you are genuinely happy not with the image you see in the mirror, but the person you see. - Kaiylah Muhammad
If you find yourself craving approval, you are low on self-love. Stop grasping for a few scraps wherever you can. Go home and make yourself a feast. Love yourself deeply today. - Vironika Tugaleva
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin as self-neglecting. - William Shakespeare
It's hard to decide matters of the heart, especially when Self-love is rooted in our decisions. You'll need to balance your needs with the people you love in order to avoid hurting others. - Auliq Ice
Most important, I hope you grow into a woman who loves herself. It is not an easy thing, self-love. It takes a lot of practice and time. But as a woman who is learning how to get there herself, I hope I can give that gift to you as you grow. - Jodie Sweetin
The greatest tool of self-love is self-awareness. Once you truly know yourself, love is the only option. - Vironika Tugaleva
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. - June Jordan
The soul is soft, beautiful, delicate, fun-loving, and always blooming. To nurture the soul, it needs sunshine and unconditional self-love. - Debasish Mridha
Self-love is crucial for the betterment of our lives and for a higher quality of life. - Akiroq Brost
To find beauty all around you, fill yourself with self-love. - Debasish Mridha
You must be prepared to sacrifice your self-love to the cause, you must be ready to treat the cause as if it is life itself. - Auliq Ice
Self-acceptance is self-love in action. - Jodi Livon
Self-love is a key, to having someone else love you. - Auliq Ice
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages. - Adam Smith
Commitment to truth telling lays the groundwork for the openness and honesty that is the heartbeat of love. When we see ourselves as we truly are and accept ourselves, we build the necessary foundation for self-love. - bell hooks
Beautiful on the Inside...I've got Self-Love. - Stephanie Lahart
When all humans have self-love, wouldn’t it be heaven on earth? - Tom Lusk
There is a journey that’s waiting for you, you will make great discoveries, you will find treasures and hidden powers, it’s a journey divinely design just for you, Today be brave in self-love and start the journey within yourself, There God is waiting to show you his masterpiece of love. - Micheline Jean Louis
Honoring your values is an act of self-love and self-care. - Ruthann M. Wilson
A person who has self-love and self-respect has everything. - Debasish Mridha
To begin to know ourselves we must have sincere conversations with ourselves as if with a good friend. We must answer without reserve, listen without judgement, and accept without condition. That is self-love. - Kamand Kojouri
There is a thin line between self-love and self-hate. When you are at the self-hate side, make sure to cross the line and stay away from it forever. - Merriam Rammila
In jealousy there is more of self-love, than of love to another. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Self-love is not the process of ignoring your flaws. Self-love is expanding your awareness to include your flaws and your strengths. - Vironika Tugaleva
Self-love is often equated with self-esteem but when it makes you blind to your own faults and gives you an inflated ego, it is time to introspect. - Balroop Singh
All hatred of others is a reflection of self-hatred. All love of others is a reflection of self-love. - Alan Cohen
Narcissists are everywhere in this ripe age of self-love, which amazes me because so much in life would seem to foster humility. - Dean Koontz
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment. - Seneca
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