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The Top 10 Quotes to Inspire You to Love Yourself First
Maya Angelou quotes - Never make someone a priority
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The Top 10 Quotes to Inspire You to Love Yourself First

Loving others is easy. Loving yourself is the hard part.... Or so we often think. But as many wise figures have remarked over the years, it's in fact only when you first learn to accept and cherish your own essence that you can find the peace of mind to be truly present for your loved ones -- and for your own life.

Self-love is not a luxury to be delayed or subordinated to the "real business" of going after your goals or caring for others. It's not for nothing that when you board a plane, the run-through of the emergency landing procedures always tell you to place your own mask on first. Caring for yourself is the foundation of your strength and stability, without which you are of no use to anyone. And it's the only thing will propel you forward on your journey and hold you steady when you inevitably stumble.


In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to first believe that you deserve to be.

Here are our Top 10 Quotes to Inspire You to Love Yourself... First!

Top 10 Quotes to Inspire You to Love Yourself First

The Top 10 Quotes to Inspire You to Love Yourself First

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

- Lucille Ball

Friendship with one’s self is all important, because without it one can not be friends with anyone else in the world.

- Eleanor Roosevelt (read more quotes)

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

- Maya Angelou (read more quotes)

Maya Angelou quotes on loving yourself - Never make someoone a priority

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

- Rumi

When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.

- Oprah Winfrey (read more quotes)

Self-care is never a selfish act -- it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.

- Parker Palmer

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

- Mahatma Gandhi (read more quotes)

Mahatma Gandhi quote about loving yourself - Dirty feet

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

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 Washington Thurman

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.

- Marianne Williamson

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