The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Build up your credit<br/>Build up your self esteem<br/>Build up your bank account<br/>Moving up in the scene<br/>Everyone's living the American Dream so we can<br/>Build up an army<br/>And SMASH it to pieces!
The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
I'm having a bad day. I am not size six. My legs are not skinny as sticks, and dammit, someone's got to pay. I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself and that my happiness depends on someone else. I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall. You're so s
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily...
We all should choose our friends carefully. I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else, because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself. If you think like that, you surround yourself with other people who ar
I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it--and that's all I got.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from an over-sensibility for ourselves and an over-indulgence to our own desires
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
Go out in the world and work like money doesn't matter, Sing as if no one is listening, Love as if you have never been hurt, and Dance as if no one is watching
Self-esteem is the basis of any democracy
Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.
I CAN is 100 times more important than IQ
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.
Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.