25 comforting quotes to boost your self-esteem

Every day, month and year poses its own challenges, and more often than not, all you need is a little comfort and reassurance to make it through the tougher times.

Below is a culmination of what is said to be 25 of the most comforting quotes:

1. “You could never tell me who to be. I have earned these wings. My freedom is the only thing that matters to me.” ~ Mia Hollow

2. “Forget not that the Earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

3. “Dead people receive more flowers than the living because regret is stronger than gratitude.” ~ Anne Frank

4. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” ~ Unknown

5. “It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” ~ Rumi

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6. “A real man is one that doesn’t feel the need to dim the light of his woman in order to make himself feel brighter.” ~ Ronda Rousey

7. “I used to be afraid of the pain letting go of the past would cause; until I realised how much pain holding on has caused.” ~ Steve Maraboli

8. “That always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on colour instead of taste.” ~ John Green

9. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in one drop.” ~ Rumi

10. “The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” ~ Mama Indigo


11. “One by one, I drowned all the people I’d been.” ~ Conor Oberst

12. “But that’s the way my love is going to be. A little bit messy, completely confused. But it’s real.” ~ Lauren Layne

13. “I looked in temples, churches, and mosques. But I found the divine within my heart.” ~ Rumi

14. “People generally see what they look for and hear what they listen for.” ~ To Kill A Mockingbird

15. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~ Roald Dahl


16. “Why tiptoe through life to arrive safely at death?” ~ Unknown

17. “Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another.” ~ Romans 12:10

18. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” ~ C.S. Lewis

19. “He’s more myself that I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ~ Emily Bronte

20. “I believe in kindness, also in mischief.” ~ Mary Oliver


21. “Integrity is doing the right thing even when nobody is watching.” ~ C.S. lewis

22. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” ~ John F. Kennedy

23. “May your life preach more loudly than your lips.” ~ William Channing

24. “I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses. All of us are.” ~ A Little Princess

25. “I give up freely what is no longer serving me. I release it to create space for what inspires me.” ~ Unknown

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