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12 Stellar Self Love Quotes from Your Favorite Books


Rock your day with these quotes to remind you to honor and accept your uniqueness!

You are lovable. Believe this, no matter your history, no matter what you are told. Know that you are worthy of love and that the first and most important place to get that love is from within you. If you seek love externally without an internal foundation of self love, you will not find it because you will not be able to accept it.

You must love yourself to love another. And you must love yourself to have a healthy internal self concept and healthy self esteem. The bottom line is you have to love yourself to be truly healthy. Do it today! Right now, wrap your arms around yourself in a big hug and say aloud, “I love myself. I love me.” Repeat it until you truly feel it. You are worth it.

Here are twelve of my favorite self love and self acceptance quotes. Take them in and ponder what they mean for you right now. How can you be kinder to yourself today?

“When you step into your power and your true authentic self, you shine. You shine so brightly that the world tries to keep up.”
― Shannon Kaiser, Find Your Happy - An Inspirational Guide on Loving Life to its Fullest

“Do your thing and don't care if they like it.”
― Tina Fey, Bossypants

“Almost all of the struggles we experience come from the times when we ignore the truth of who we are to fit into the world’s model of who we think we are supposed to be.”
― Linda Joy, The Wisdom of Midlife Women 2

“When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't.”
― Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart

“Dare to love yourself
as if you were a rainbow
with gold at both ends.”
― Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

“I am powerful in my love for myself. The truth of my being is I love myself exactly as I am. I honor my empowered heart.”
― Amy Leigh Mercree, The Spiritual Girl's Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, & Soul Mates

“Maybe it’s NOT Maybelline. Maybe you were just born with it.”
― Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

“Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.”
― Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

 “It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you.”
― Abigail Tarttelin, Golden Boy

“Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others.”
― Amy Leigh Mercree, The Spiritual Girl's Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, & Soul Mates

“Looking outside of yourself for love and acceptance, leaves your happiness in the hands of others.”
― Debra Beck, My Feet Aren't Ugly: A Girl's Guide to Loving Herself from the Inside Out

“Now comes the hour to choose between being acceptable to others or being acceptable to one’s own self,”
― Morrissey, Autobiography


Amy Leigh Mercree’s motto is “Live joy. Be kind. Love unconditionally.” She counsels women and men in the underrated art of self-love to create happier lives. Amy is an author, media personality, and expert dating, relationship, & wellness coach and medical intuitive. Mercree speaks internationally focusing on kindness, joy, and wellness. Mercree is also a writer and producer for film.
Mrs. Mercree’s book “The Spiritual Girl’s Guide to Dating: Your Enlightened Path to Love, Sex, and Soul Mates” is THE empowered dater’s toolkit. Her upcoming books include “Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life" (Llewellyn 2016) and “A Little Bit of Chakras” (Sterling Ethos 2016). Check out for articles, picture quotes and quizzes. Mercree is fast becoming one of the most quoted women on the web. See what all the buzz is about @AmyLeighMercree on Twitter.



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