80 Self Inspirational Quotes to Enlighten the Power Within You

A person comes across many things and people in life that motivates him to work hard and to keep moving forward. They could be power, money, parents or a lover. And guess what, each one of these aspects might easily be temporary. So what you can do to ensure the best life that you can lead is to get inspired by yourself and get inspired for yourself. So take a look at these Self-Inspirational Quotes and Sayings that will teach you to live for yourself before you decide to live for anyone else.

When you wake up and you decide to leave behind the miseries of your life for your own happiness that is the day the actual change begins. And when you are complete in yourself is when you can be wholesome for anyone else in your life. So make yourself your priority and you will definitely inspire yourself.

So whatever you do in life, keep in mind to do a part of it for yourself because even if everyone and everything leaves you, you will still stay for yourself. So here are the best Self-Inspirational Quotes and Messages for you to work for yourself:

Self-Inspirational Quotes

1. “This above all, to thine own self be true.” – William Shakespeare

Self-Inspirational Quotes

2. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” – Aldous Huxley

3. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

4. “Be yourself, but always your better self.” – Karl G. Maeser

5. “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

Self-Inspirational Quotes

6. “Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” – Aberjhani

7. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey

8. “A solid sense of self will help a person to lead a full and happy life.” – Kimberly Elise

9. “The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back.” – Bryant H. McGill

10. “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

Self-Inspirational Quotes

11. “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

12. “Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self.” – Karen Salmansohn

Best Quotes About Self Motivation

13. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

Self Motivation Quotes

14. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

15. “Why do you want to achieve your goals? The answer to that question has power. It’s what motivates you.” – Michael S. Dobson

16. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz

17. “If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.” – Napoleon Hill

Self Motivation Quotes
Self Motivation Quotes

18. “Don’t focus on what the world wants focus on what you want”

19. “Sometimes you just need to do what you feel in your heart even if your mind opposes it”

20. “Think with all your mind trust with all your heart achieve with all your spirit”

21. “You can’t always play safe you have to move out of your comfort zone to get on the top”

Self Motivation Quotes
Self Motivation Quotes

22. “Sometimes you need to take risks in life because it’s the only thing that will reflect your true powers”

23. “You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.”  – Unknown

24. “Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” – Isabelle Lafleche

25. “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Self Inspirational Quotes

26. “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” – Elon Musk

27. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller

28. “People who wonder if the glass is half empty or full miss the point. The glass is refillable.” – Unknown

29. “Don’t go through a situation instead grow through it”

Self Motivation Quotes

30. “Strength is determined when you have so much to cry for yet you choose to smile”

31. “Comfort is death be proud but never be satisfied there is always a room for improvement”

32. “Never expect but hope for it never cry unless you try never give up unless you give it all in”

33. “Sometimes all you need is quiet moments in your bedroom to reassure you can do it”

Self Motivation Quotes

34. “The best time to start was yesterday the next best time to start is now go live it”

35. “You won’t realize your true potential until you come face to face with your biggest weakness”

36. “You can’t win in reality if you are losing in your mind”

37. “Some things take time to happen but when they happen they make you realize why it was worth to wait”

Self Motivation Quotes

38. “You were born to fly high don’t limit your flight”

Self Motivational Quotes

39. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.” – Maxwell Maltz

40. “If you ever need to find motivation to accomplish something, try telling a few people what you are planning to do.” – Aaron P. Taylor

Self Motivation Quotes

41. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do.” – Brené Brown

42. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

43. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

Self-Inspirational Quotes

44. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” – Mary Kay Ash

45. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

46. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

47. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Self-Inspirational Quotes

48. “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

49. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” – Mark Twain

50. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

51. “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

Inspirational Quotes

52. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” – Shannon L. Alder

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

53. “Impossible is for the unwilling.”  – John Keats

54. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

55. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

56. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

57. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” – Carol Burnett

58. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Short Self Inspirational Quotes
Short Self Inspirational Quotes

59. “Stay foolish to stay sane.” – Maxime Lagacé

60. “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs

61. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

62.  “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

63. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

64. “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.” – André Gide

65. “Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

66. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Maya Angelou

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

67. “You are enough just as you are.” – Meghan Markle

68. “Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

69. “The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

70. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Anaïs Nin

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

71. “No greater gift there is, than a generous heart.” – Yoda

72. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston Churchill

73. “You can if you think you can.” – George Reeves

74. “Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.” – Mark Twain

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

75. “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santanaya

76. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong

77. “The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.” – William Blake

78. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.” – Helen Keller

Short Self Inspirational Quotes

79. “Begin anywhere.” – John Cage

80. “Have faith in yourself and in the future.” – Ted Kennedy


Inspiration can come from anything and anywhere. But when we think that things that are outside of us are the only things that can inspire us the most, we are wrong because the things that can inspire you the most are within you. So inspire and be inspired.

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