When we think of our favourite quotes, Maya Angelou often makes an appearance. Her inspirational words of wisdom are filled with life lessons and reminders to be loving and kind to each other but also to ourselves. She reminds us that we are enough.
If you’re needing a self-worth reminder, this post’s for you. Because:
- There is only one of you in this world, and that’s your superpower.
- You are perfect in your own way.
- You are worthy of your love.
Let’s strive to be a little bit kinder to ourselves today.
Here are some of my favourite Maya Angelou quotes about self-love and self-worth. And don’t forget to leave your favourite in the comments section below!
20+ Maya Angelou’s Quotes About Self-Love
#1 – “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou
#2 – “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
#3 – “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou
#4 – “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself” – Maya Angelou
#5 – “It’s the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I’m a woman Phenomenally.” – Maya Angelou
#6 – “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou
#7 – “Still I’ll rise.” – Maya Angelou
#8 – “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou
#9 – “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” – Maya Angelou
#10 – “If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?” – Maya Angelou
#11 – “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
#12 – “The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself” – Maya Angelou
#13 – “We need the courage to create ourselves daily, to be bodacious enough to create ourselves daily…” – Maya Angelou
#14 – “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.” – Maya Angelou
#15 – “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou
#16 – “Live as though life was created for you.” – Maya Angelou
#17 – “The only thing you own is your story. Make sure it’s a good one.” – Maya Angelou
#18 – “My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” – Maya Angelou
#19 – “Don’t run yourself down, darling. There are plenty of people in the world who will do that for you.” – Maya Angelou
#20 – “Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it.” – Maya Angelou
#21 – “I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.” – Maya Angelou
#22 – “Let nothing dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou
#23 – “Your crown has been bought and paid for. Put it on your head and wear it.” – Maya Angelou
I hope these quotes empower you, remind you of your self-worth, and inspire you to be kinder to yourself.
Which Maya Angelou quotes about self-love inspire you the most? Let me know below!