Body Confidence Quotes

We are all too hard on ourselves. Not only do we want to look like other women, we want to be perfect versions of them. Try this: Get a hand mirror, look at your image and say – "How do I feel about myself?"

Do you wish your hair was curly? Do you hate your freckles? If you tend to grab onto a negative thought about your body and worry it like a dog with his bone, take a tip from writer Jessamyn West – "Groan and forget it!"

We've gathered special body confidence quotes that will help you love your illuminating self. Try them on one-at-a-time and see which of the positive quotes fit.

"How women look and how their looks change the course of their lives is not a frivolous question…'How do I look' she asks as her eyes meet the eyes in the mirror. She listens carefully for an answer, because it might prove quite illuminating." – Kennedy Fraser

"My business is not to remake myself, but make the absolute best of what God made." – Robert Browning

"To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don't wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now.” - Alan Cohen

"Until you make peace with who you are you'll never be content with what you have." – Doris Mortman

 “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I'm either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren't attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.”  - Queen Latifah

 “I’ve finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?” – Goldie Hawn

“Don't you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.” - Jo Blackwell-Preston 

 “I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.”  - Hafiz

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 “You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!"  -  Eckhart Tolle  

"You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful."
~ Amy Bloom

"By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful!" -  Steve Maraboli

“Growing into your future … requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is.” - Victoria Moran

“You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. But you won’t discover this until you are willing to stop banging your head against the wall of shaming and caging and fearing yourself.” - Geneen Roth

"I did not love myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water." – Amy Tan

"Any little bit of self-nurturing is very frightening for most of us." – Julia Cameron

"If you want to find the answers to the Big Questions about your soul, you'd best begin with the Little Answers about your body." – George Sheehan

Let us close our body confidence quotes with nurturing words from Khalil Gibran,

"Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart."


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