A lot of people you know are frantically searching for love from people around. They keep placing a demand on others for love and the most painful part of this is how they neglect their own selves.
Toxic relationships are a result of loving people who have no interest in loving themselves. Let’s explore the idea of self-love in this collection of inspiring quotes.
For the person who struggles needlessly to find love, here’s a list of quotes that would create a paradigm shift for them:
#1: No one cares about someone who’s bent on self sabotage, if you want to save the world from sinking, first pull yourself up and escape drowning.
#2: We have too many people claiming to be selfless but their love chokes everyone around them. How can you love people when you have not tested what you are offering on yourself.
#3: Love is not something you find in other people, it’s from your reservoir of self love that you give to others. You need to look inside to see how lovable you are before you can share this with others.
#4: Everyone seems to be looking for love from other people. Eventually, we would all search forever for something that no one has found, what a miserable existence.
#5: I don’t want you promising me love when you’ve not even given yourself the tiniest bit of it. If it’s not good for you, why should it be good for me?
#6: Do us all a favour and love yourself vigorously and stop burdening everyone with a job you should be doing. No one is paid to love you, so do your job.
#7: Loving yourself is a science and a art, it’s the right combinations of hormones and a poetic almost lyrical awareness of your own person, giving yourself adequate doses of admiration and respect.
#8: The first love you should fight for is the one you have for yourself because in the very end when everyone else walks away, you alone would be walking towards yourself. You are the home you seek.
#9: There won’t be so much fake and toxic love if everyone feels adequately loved by themselves because love is not something shared by two starved people, it is an experience between two filled people.
Inspirational Love Yourself Quotes or Self Love Quotes
#10: If you loved yourself enough, you would never accept less, you would have the strength to walk away from anything sub par because you already know what perfection feels like.
#11: Self love is a school, it’s where you learn every inch about yourself and decide to accept you for you, it’s this schooling that prepares you to recognize true love when it appears.
#12: There’s a difference between being conceited, arrogant or unduly proud and actually admiring what makes you who you are, giving yourself so much love that others want to participate in loving you.
#13: A healthy dose of confidence, pride and dignity is required for relationships, you cannot have this from two people who have no idea how to even love themselves not to talk of the other person.
#14: Loving yourself is the most noble thing you could ever do, it’s a preparation necessary for building healthy and wholesome relationships with others. Don’t skip this.
#15: Falling in love with someone is not as important as falling in love with yourself because it’s that person in the mirror that would reflect love to those around you.
#16: I have found that most people who fail in their relationships are usually too busy loving other people that they starve themselves of love and affection. It’s the fastest way to a heartbreak.
#17: It’s easier to teach people about themselves, how to be happy, how to be whole and to care for their own selves than to teach them how to love strangers who are are just as illiterate.
#18: If you can be there for yourself and forgive yourself when you fail, it would be so much easier to do the same for others. Self love is the best way to love others.
Inspirational Quotes about Loving Yourself
#19: What inspires you to give selflessly is the fact that you are selfishly committed to protecting your own interest. You protect those you love because they are your interest and you are protective of them.
#20: Moving a mountain is so much easier when you are first to benefit from the move and loving yourself is what makes it easy to go extra miles for those who love you.
#21: If you think what you need is someone who looks after you, looks our for you, and you are miserable that no one seems to be doing this, why not just do it yourself?
#22: Why is everyone so fixated on making people happy when they are themselves miserably sad and lonely? There’s no sense in killing yourself just to please someone else, live for your own happiness.
#23: Love does not bury you to make others centre-stage of your life, rather it teaches you to command the ship, save yourself before saving others.
#24: The sense of self, of being, that ability to look at one’s self and accept all that you see, that is called self love and it’s the state every human must aspire to attain.
#25: We often time think self love is harmful because it excludes others but this is not true. Loving yourself is what creates space in your heart to include others in a healthy way.
#26: Don’t worry that people around you want to be happy and fulfilled, we all want to be. Worry when they want these things at your own expense.
#27: Be resolute about defending your happiness, even if it costs you everyone in the room.
Loving yourself is not just a gift you give to yourself but to the world. We need less people searching for love and more people giving love to others after they have truly loved themselves.