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Read our insightful feeling self conscious quotes and sayings from famous authors and personalities to break your comfort zones and realize your strength.
Best Self Conscious Quotes and Sayings
Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
– M. Scott Peck
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.
– Lao Tzu
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
– Mark Twain
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
– Howard Thurman
Self consciousness is the ultimate wisdom of life.
– Debasish Mridha
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
– Andre Gide
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Insecurity and Self Conscious Quotes For Men
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
– Louise L. Hay
You can’t be yourself unless you realize what you are not.
– Thabiso Monkoe
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
– William James
Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.
– Ray Bradbury
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on.
– Maxwell Maltz
Anytime someone talks about your figure constantly, you get nervous; you get really self-conscious.
– Christina Hendricks
Even in social life, you will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you’re making.
– C.S. Lewis
Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?
– Brigham Young
Well, it all comes to this, there’s no use trying to live in other people’s opinions. The only thing to do is to live in our own.
– L.M. Montgomery
Positivity and Self Conscious Quotes
The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.
– Robert Hand
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-consciousness kills communication.
– Rick Steves
I have no other self than the totality of things of which I am aware.
– Alan W. Watts
Self-consciousness is, from a naturalistic point of view (in this case neurobiological), not more than a degree of sophistication of neural processes. The emergence of self-conscious states is not a drastic, extravagant, earth-shaking phenomenon.
– Istvan Aranyosi
Don’t worry about what others think about you; worry about what they think of themselves when they’re with you.
– Hilary Weeks
When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.
– Jean Shinoda Bolen
Once you become self-conscious, there is no end to it; once you start to doubt, there is no room for anything else.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
– Malcolm S. Forbes
Self-consciousness isn’t just A curse. It is part of THE curse.
– Mark Batterson
Change and Self Conscious Quotes for Betterment
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.
– Oscar Wilde
One of the hardest things to do in acting is to stop thinking about yourself and stop being self-conscious.
– Hannah Murray
Self-consciousness is really a form of egotism.
– Gloria Naylor
When you forget about your self consciousness for a moment, you forget about your true self, your real you and your true purpose for a moment.
– Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.
– Diane Von Furstenberg
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.
– Yogi Bhajan
Self-consciousness can destroy a performance. Getting rid of that is always good.
– Joe Dempsie
We were free of self-judgment when we were babies, and yet at some point, we developed a sensitivity that taught us to react with self-consciousness and negative self-talk.
– Elaina Marie
If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
– Fred Rogers
Self Love and Self Conscious Quotes In Life
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.
– Harvey Fierstein
Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.
– Dan Coppersmith
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
– Theodor Adorno
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creativity.
– Ray Bradbury
I admire our ancestors, whoever they were. I think the first self-conscious person must have shaken in his boots. Because as he becomes self-conscious, he’s no longer part of nature. He sees himself against nature. He looks at the vastness of the universe and it looks hostile.
– John Shelby Spong
When you are self-conscious you are in trouble. When you are self-conscious you are really showing symptoms that you don’t know who you are. Your very self-consciousness indicates that you have not come home yet.
Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself. No one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are completely; the good and the bad and make changes as YOU see fit not because you think someone else wants you to be different.
– Stacey Charter
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
– Denis Waitley
When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.
– Harry Palmer
Self Respect and Self Conscious Quotes For Women
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