is a huge piece of my work. You have to believe it's
possible and believe in yourself.
Because after you've decided what you want, you have
to believe it's possible,
and possible for you, not just for other people.
Then you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches.
-- Jack Canfield
are a waste of time.
They destroy your memory and your self-respect
and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem.
They're no good at all.
-- Kurt Cobain
was doing a children's book on self-esteem, and
I really felt like I wanted to shed the shame
I'd been feeling - and maybe make it easier for
women my age who had probably felt bad about themselves.
-- Jamie Lee Curtis
do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers.
They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to
be persons. Liberation was meant to expand women's opportunities,
not to limit them. The self-esteem that has been found
in new pursuits can also be found in mothering."
-- Elaine Heffner
visited Oxfam-funded school programs in rural
communities has made me realise how vital education
is to developing countries in bringing people
out of poverty and giving them a sense of dignity,
self-worth and confidence."
...I struggle with low self-esteem all the time!
I think everyone does.
~ Angelina Jolie
long as the mind is enslaved, the body can never
be free. Psychological freedom, a firm sense of
self-esteem, is the most powerful weapon against
the long night of physical slavery.
incredibly restorative. A lot of people find great solace
in gardening. It teaches self-worth, patience, reliance,
persistence. It teaches us the circle of life. It teaches
us that things die, and from that new things come."
~ Nancy Kuhajda
realization of one's own potential and self-confidence
in one's ability, one can build a better world."
-- Dalai Lama
think high self-esteem is overrated. A little low self-esteem
is actually quite good.
Maybe you're not the best, so you should work a little
-- Jay Leno
I had my child to raise all over again, I'd build self-esteem
first, and the house later. I'd finger-paint more, and
point the finger less. I would do less correcting and
more connecting. I'd take my eyes off my watch, and
watch with my eyes. I'd take more hikes and fly more
kites. I'd stop playing serious, and seriously play.
I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars.
I'd do more hugging and less tugging.
-- Diane Loomans, from "If I Had My Child To Raise Over
are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as
young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear;
as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
-- Douglas MacArthur
learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to
not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it.”
~ Sarah McLachlan
don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel
that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.
-- Tom Petty
to let things go and forgive isn't always easy,
but when we truly forgive, it helps foster better
health, better relationships, a deeper sense of
purpose and self worth and a feeling of connection
to others. -- Robert
isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing
-- Gloria Steinem
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and
dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of
community organization. Without leadership development,
community organizations do not have staying power.
-- Paul Wellstone