Today, people struggle to find what’s real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope.
singer, songwriter and activist
Scarcity of self-value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence.
“When you’re constantly thinking of others and what they must be thinking or feeling or expecting, you wind up in this perpetual state of trying to please them. You see yourself through their eyes and you lose sight of who you are.”
Michael Soll, Scorched
Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. Learn to rest in that place within you that is your true home.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
“You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem
“Love yourself and dream bigger.”
Teresa Collins, Live LIFE in All Caps: The Teresa Collins Story
To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.
We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.
“You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself.”
Criss Jami, Healology
“Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else.”
Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.
William Shakespeare, Henry V.
“The absence of self-love can never be replaced with the presence of people’s love for you.”
“Love yourself enough to have a meaningful life.”
“Don’t suffocate your spirit for the lessons that were only passing through spring.”
If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.
Barbara De Angelis
“You are not an option, a choice or a soft place to land after a long battle. You were meant to be the one. If you can wrap yourself around the idea that you are something incredible, then you will stop excusing behavior that rapes your very soul. You were never meant to teach someone to love you. You were meant to be loved.”
Shannon L. Alder
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
“You are responsible for who you become… Love yourself, like your speed; Leave your scars; live your skills!”
Israel more Ayivor, Daily Drive 365