Go through these self-esteem quotes to save your confidence from hitting rock bottom. These famous hopelessness quotations and sayings should inspire you to shed the gloom and feel better.

Self Esteem Quotes

Anything from thinning hair to expanding waistline to unsatisfactory performance at work can crackdown you confidence, resulting in low self-esteem. The feeling of being deprived, outcast and worthlessness is sadly an unhappy feeling that plagues most minds. All said and done, know that ups and downs in life is something inevitable and the real challenge is to come out of it unscathed. Read these famous hopelessness quotations and sayings for some real inspiration and get on with your life.

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

- Sylvia Plath

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

- John Dewey

Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward.

- Thomas Merton

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

- The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath , Sylvia Plath

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.

- Walt Whitman

Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.

- Bette Davis

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

- Atlas Shrugged , Ayn Rand

As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find out what you're afraid of and go live there.

- Chuck Palahniuk

If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.

- Invisible Monsters , Chuck Palahniuk

I want to live my life, not record it.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.

- Salvador Dali

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

- Bruce Lee

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.

- Bruce Lee

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.

- Donald Trump

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.

- Donald Trump

When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.

- Donald Trump

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

- Erich Fromm

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

- Erich Fromm

Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.

- Victor Hugo

I am not learned, but I have as good feelings as any man.

- Joseph Smith, Jr.

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.

- Anais Nin

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

- Frida Kahlo

I like to rock and roll, but I'm a mushy guy, too. I want to be the guy that all the girls love and all the guys want to hang out with.

- Kenny Chesney

What you see is kinda what you get with me. I'm a very real person, or I hope to be, anyway. I don't have nothing to hide.

- Kenny Chesney

These people are artists. These people are musicians. They're taking it out and trying to express it that way.

- Marilyn Manson

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

- Herbert Hoover

We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

- Marilyn Manson

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

- Maya Angelou

I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.

- Michael Jordan

My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.

- Maya Angelou

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!

- Theodore Roosevelt

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

- Aesop

Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.

- Brian Tracy

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

- Clint Eastwood

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

- Brian Tracy

It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.

- Dolly Parton

The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural out growth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.

- Brian Tracy

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