These self sayings are inspirational words of wisdom that can help to encourage a positive attitude towards ourselves. Lack of self-esteem and confidence affects most people at some time in their lives, reading through these uplifting words can help you to realize just how special YOU are!
All of the sayings on this page are from unknown authors, for quotes from known authors take a look at the Self Quotes page.
Self sayings are listed in alphabetical order
Self Sayings: A
A grown up is just a child with layers on.
A healthy relationship will never require you to sacrifice your happiness, your family and friends, your dreams or your dignity.
A lot of pain that we are dealing with are really only thoughts.
A man sooner or later discovers that… he is the Master-Gardener of his Soul, the Director of his life.
A smile is the light in the window of your face, that shows that your heart is home.
Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.
At my lowest… God is my Hope.
At my darkest… God is my Light.
At my weakest… God is my Strength.
At my saddest… God is my Comforter.
Be a friend to thyself… and others will befriend thee.
Be all that you can be.
Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart and strong enough to live the life you’ve always imagined.
Be the kind of person you want in your life.
Be the Light that helps others see.
Be with someone who brings out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Be yourself, be natural. It is far easier than pretending to be someone else.
Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from the negative.
Believe in yourself and in your dream
Though impossible things may seem
Someday, somehow you’ll get through
To the goal you have in view
Mountains fall and seas divide
Before the one who in his stride
Takes a hard road day by day
Sweeping obstacles away
Believe in yourself and in your plan
Say not – I cannot – but, I can
The prizes of life we fail to win
Because we doubt the power within
Bloom where you are planted.
Both faith and fear might sail into your harbour, but it’s your harbour and you decide who gets to drop anchor.
By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world, that was not there before.
Self Sayings: C
Calmness and tolerance act like air-conditioning in a room, they increase a person’s efficiency.
Changing the world begins with the very personal process of changing yourself. The only place you can begin is where you are and the only time you can begin is always NOW.
Character is not visible in a mirror.
Each expression will leave an impression.
Condition the mind and remain cool… under ALL conditions.
Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that looks good on the outside.
Do not look to sing another’s song, for it is your notes that will make life’s sweetest symphony to which we all belong.
Do what makes you happy.
Be with who makes you smile.
Laugh as much as you breathe
and love as long as you live.
Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love you.
Don’t compare or compete… Be unique.
Don’t let anyone steal your happiness… because it wasn’t theirs to begin with.
Don’t let someone dim your light, simply because it’s shining in their eyes.
Self Sayings: E
Envision, create and believe in your own Universe, and the Universe will form around you.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it.
Autograph your work with excellence.
Fill your heart and mind with..
Peace ~ Love ~ Serenity ~ Tranquility
For one minute… Walk outside, stand there in silence, look up at the sky and contemplate how amazing life is.
Free yourself from the limitations others have placed on you and your world will transform.
Self Sayings: G
Get lost in nature… And find yourself.
Human Beings grow best with encouragement and Love. Today, let every word you speak (to yourself and others) be filled with kindness.
Self Sayings: I
I am good enough exactly as I am. And who I am is a powerful and loving human being, who is learning every step of the way.
I am Me. I’m who I’m meant to be.
I am the past, my present and who I wish to be.
I’m not any one. I am all three.
I am a work in progress. I am destiny.
I am who I choose to Be.
I Am Me.
I am not seeing things as they are… I am seeing things as I am.
I Am: two of the most powerful words, for what you put after them shapes your reality.
I am, who I am – so let me enjoy being this.
I aspire to inspire before I expire.
I can and I will… Watch me!
I have the power within to create a Heaven on Earth for myself and to radiate a piece of that Heaven to everyone whose life touches mine.
I may not be perfect, but when I look at my children I know that I got something in my life perfectly right.
I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.
I may say, I know… but by my actions, I am known.
I surround myself with circles of light that no negative energy can cross.
I will allow love, peace, forgiveness, tolerance, understanding, sharing, caring and respect for others to dominate my values. I will send out love through thoughts and acts. I will eliminate all forms of violence whether mental, physical or emotional. Gentleness within the temple of my Soul can shine through the window of my eyes. There is so much Divine joy around me and beauty of inexplicable abundance. I will lift my face upwards and let the Light of God shine upon me.
If clouds remain in the mind… water will fall from the eyes.
If I always do my best – I will be free from regrets.
If I cannot find peace within myself, can there be peace in this world?
If it is to be… It is up to me.
If my intentions are pure things will eventually work out.
If my Soul is amazing and wonderful, how can I not be also?
If you do something out of duty, it will deplete you. But if you do something out of love, it will energize you.
If you don’t believe in miracles, perhaps you’ve forgotten…
You Are One.
If you don’t fit in, they you’re probably doing the right thing.
If you make friends with yourself… you will never be alone.
If you wish to travel far… travel light.
Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
I’m not here to fit into your world.. I’m here to build my own.
I’m working on myself, for myself, by myself.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
It’s not the song that makes you emotional, it’s the people and memories that come to mind when you hear it.
It’s the actions you take when no one is watching and the kindness you share when there is nothing to gain that shows the depth of the love in your Soul.
It’s your road, and yours alone.
Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I’ve learned that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
Joy is not in things, it is in us.
Just because you don’t look like the other crayons in the box, does not mean you still can’t make the most beautiful picture.
Just for today… I will not anger.
Just for today… I will not worry.
Just for today… I will be grateful for all my blessings.
Just for today… I will work with honesty and integrity.
Just for today… I will be kind to all living things.
Self Sayings: K
Keep your eyes to the skies, your feet on the path and your heart in the moment.
Give of yourself.
Leave footprints of kindness wherever you go.
Let go of everyone who reminds you of your lower energies. Thank them, Bless them and let them go.
Let go of what isn’t helping your Soul, smile and grow.
Let go of yourself… And the Universe will catch you.
Let peace be a part of you.
Self Sayings: M
Make every moment a prayer of your being.
Make your goals so big that your everyday problems seem insignificant.
My specialties influence others… So let me use them well.
Negative people need drama like it’s oxygen.
Stay positive and take their breath away.
Never allow yourself to be defined by someone else’s opinion of you.
Never be afraid to tread the path alone. Know which is your path and follow it…wherever it may lead you. Do not feel you have to follow someone else.
Never underestimate the influence you have on others.
No matter how great my words may be…
I will be judged by my actions.
Self Sayings: O
Of all the things you wear…
your expression is the most important.
Only after I wake… do I realize I was sleeping.
People may doubt what you say…
but they will always believe what you do.
People who truly understand themselves are able to stand by themselves.
Plant the seeds of your new intentions. Nourish them with tender loving care. And they will soon manifest in abundance.
Purpose is the reason you journey.
Passion is the fire that lights the way.
Self Sayings: R
Real power and authority is not over others.. but over the self.
Remember… your Light is greater than any darkness.
Self Sayings: S
Self-control is the ability to withdraw and still the mind… at any time.
Self-control will give me unlimited control.
Solutions come easily from a calm mind.
Some people are going to love you no matter what you do.
And some people will never love you no matter what you do.
Go where the love is.
Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere…
And sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.
Sometimes, you just need a break..
Alone in a beautiful place, to figure everything out.
Sometimes you need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be.
Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers. But most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.
Self Sayings: T
Talk about your blessings more than you talk about your problems.
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
That which we do not confront in ourselves… we will meet as fate.
The beauty of all things… lies in my ability to appreciate them.
The best way to cheer yourself up is… to cheer up someone else.
The end result of your life here on Earth will always be the sum total of the choices you made while you were here.
The Energy of the Universe exists in you.
The fact that there is a Beginning or an End is just a concept seeded into your mind by society. You are Constant, Continuous, Infinite Energy and Energy never ends… it Transforms.
The more you thank life, the more life gives you to be thankful for.
The only people who truly know your story are the ones who help you write it.
The only person you should try to be better than is…
the person you were yesterday.
The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.
There are no limits to the difference you can make, if only in just one person’s life. Comfort, encourage and inspire. We only keep it by giving it away.
There is a child inside each one of us, who comes out in front of the person we are most comfortable with.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
Times change.. and we change with them.
To be really independent means not even to lean on excuses.
To reach great heights – you must have great depths.
To see our dramas clearly is to be liberated from them.
Train your mind to see the good in every situation.
Self Sayings: U
Unless I develop self respect, I will remain under someone else’s power.
Self Sayings: W
Walk you talk.
We have all been placed on this Earth to discover our own path, and we will never be happy if we live someone else’s idea of life.
What if you realised how powerful you are?
What you are is God’s gift to you.
What you become is your gift to God.
What you think of yourself is much more important than what others think of you.
Whatever you believe about yourself on the inside…
Will manifest on the outside.
When I smile – not only do I feel happy, but also, I bring a ray of light into the lives of others.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
When you believe in yourself, your world will open up to you and you will find your path.
Where God guides me… He provides for me.
Why compare yourself to others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you, than you.
Write your troubles in the sand. Carve your blessings in stone.
Self Sayings: Y
You are born and then you die… But inbetween you can do anything you want. It’s society that creates rules for us, but you can break out of that.
YOU are essential, or you wouldn’t be here.
You are the Light of the world.
You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
You have to do what is right for you… No one walks in your shoes.
You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.
You will be a beautiful person, as long as you see the beauty in others.
Your happiness can lift the energy of everyone around you.
Your past mistakes are meant to guide you… not define you.
Your perception of me is a reflection of you…
My reaction to you is an awareness of me.
Your Soul and the Universe are rooting for you.