Inspirational & Self-esteem Quotes

 Inspirational & Self-Esteem Quotes for Women 

To most people, a quote is just a quote – period - the end. For women who are on a spiritual journey, quotes bless us with many-layered opportunities for inspiration, creativity, spiritual and personal growth.

How many times have you read a quote that grabbed your soul and wouldn't let go? Even though it made an impact, you may have forgotten the precise words and who wrote it.

We can help! Consider keeping a quotes journal. To give you a boost, we're sharing some of our favorite self-esteem quotes and inspirational quotes. As you read these beautiful words of deep thinkers, copy quotes that give you that "aha! feeling" on blank pages in your journal. 

Consider meditating on individual inspirational quotes or self-esteem quotes. Write any insights below the quotation.


Self-Esteem Quotes

Fashion fades. Only style remains. ~ Coco Chanel

Styles like everything else change. Style doesn't. ~ Linda Ellerbee

With color, for the price of a pot of paint, people can express their own style and individuality. But, as with style, a gift for color has to be developed by experiment. If you don't dare, you are doomed to dullness. ~ Shirley Conran

It is inevitable when one has a great need of something one finds it. What you need you attract like a lover. ~ Gertrude Stein

So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside. ~ Mary Kay Ash

It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot

I base my fashion taste on what doesn't itch. ~ Gilda Radner

The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. ~ Yves Saint Laurent

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses. ~ Rosaline Russell

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent. ~ Jean Kerr

Angels fly because they take themselves lightly. ~ G. K. Chesterton

The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves. ~ Napoleon I

Cherish all your happy moments. They will make a fine cushion for old age. ~ Booth Tarkington

Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always. ~ Margery Williams


Inspirational Quotes

Gratitude is the heart's memory. ~ French Proverb

You agree - I'm sure you agree that beauty is the only thing worth living for. ~ Agatha Christie

Anybody can observe the Sabbath but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. ~ Alice Walker

There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them. ~ Sylvia Plath

Puttering is really a time to be alone, to dream, to get in touch with yourself…To putter is to discover. ~ Alexandra Stoddard

Baruch Bashan – translated from Hebrew means "the blessings already are". Baruch Bashan tells us that all the blessings that were, are and ever will be exist in the present moment.

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. ~ Cicero

Every little yielding to anxiety is a step away from the natural heart of man. ~ Japanese Proverb


Final Words

Did any of the self-esteem quotes or inspirational quotes spark a memory or confirm a belief? If so, write a paragraph or poem in your quotes journal exploring experiences, feelings or insights you associate with the quote.

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