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Inspirational Self Care Quotes That Will Inspire You To Make Time For Yourself

Feeling like buying that-a little bit too expensive-essential oil, a massage of which after a long day at work will relieve you? Or thinking about cooking that recipe that will literally take you hours but satisfy all your cravings? Or are you finally able to convince yourself to meet a counsellor or a friend for one-on-one life talks to sort out all the dark or tangled thoughts of your mind? Then just stop thinking and go ahead. And to keep going, and believe in yourself until you reach your goals and dreams. So I’ve put together a collection of the best self care quotes I’ve found.

Like the most important love is self-love and the most important respect is self-respect, the same way the most important care is self-care.

For once, don’t buy gifts for boyfriend or girlfriend, family and friends and buy that expensive sports cycle that you had your eyes glued on for so long, For once, don’t attend that formal party just for the sake and instead, take a step forward in that one hobby that makes you feel alive. For once, kiss your partner on the forehead and tell them you need a date alone with only yourself tonight if you want.

Because you deserve all the love and care in the world, and who will be the first person to shower you with these if not you.

And to tell you that you have worked really hard today and now you must get that moment of luxury or peace, whatever sails your boat, we bring to you this

Inspiring Self Care Quotes

  • “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” – Anna Taylor
  • “If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear.” – Confucius

Self care Quotes


  • “An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.” – Unknown
  • “Be you, love you. All ways, always.” ― Alexandra Elle
  • “Do something nice for yourself today. Find some quiet, sit in stillness, breathe. Put your problems on pause. You deserve a break.” ― Akiroq Brost
  • “Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” – Christopher Germer
  • “Self-care is how you take your power back.” – Lalah Delia
  • “I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.” – Madonna
  • “Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place.” – Unknown
  • “I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” — Audre Lorde

Self care Quotes


  • “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Maya Angelou
  • “Learning to love yourself is like learning to walk—essential, life-changing, and the only way to stand tall.” – Vironika Tugaleva
  • “Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.” – Deborah Day
  • “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale
  • “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” – C. Joybell C.
  • “My mother always says people should be able to take care of themselves, even if they’re rich and important.” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett

Famous Self care Quotes


  • “Practice self-rescue first before you ‘help’ someone else.” ― Maureen Joyce Connolly
  • “Self-care has become a new priority – the revelation that it’s perfectly permissible to listen to your body and do what it needs.” ― Frances Ryan
  • “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Jack Kornfield
  • “The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” – Kristin Neff
  • “When you can’t find your purpose in a day, make it to look after yourself.” ― Dodie Clark
  • “Find what makes your heart sing and create your own music.” – Mac Anderson
  • “Self-care is taking all the pressures you are facing right now, and deciding to which you will respond, and how.” ― Imani Shola
inspirational quotes about self care
inspirational quotes about self care


  • “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, cares enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen
  • “There is enough time for self-care. There is not enough time to make up for the life you’ll miss by not filling yourself up.” — Jennifer Williamson
  • “When the body forces you to STOP it’s saying, hey buddy, you’ve gone too far.” ― Jacqueline Escolme
  • “Self-care is not a waste of time. Self-care makes your use of time more sustainable.” – Jackie Viramontez
  • “Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world.” ― Pema Chodron
  • “Do something every day that is loving toward your body and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the sensations of your body.” – Golda Poretsky
best Self care Quotes
best Self care Quotes


  • “You aren’t doing “nothing” when you choose to put your wellbeing first. In fact, this is the key to having everything.” ― Brittany Burgunder
  • “You owe yourself the love that you so freely give others.” – Unknown
  • “Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first.’ It means ‘me, too.” ― L.R. Knost
  • “Your subconscious mind is paying attention to how you treat yourself.” ― Sam Owen
  • “Take the time today to love yourself. You deserve it.” ― Avina Celeste
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Self care Quotes for instagram


  • “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” – Parker Palmer
  • “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley
  • “You can’t pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.” –Unknown
  • “Gard the doors of your temple, do not let anyone pollute it with there mess.” ― Patricio Telman Chincocolo
  • “For us to feel good emotionally, we have to look after ourselves.” ― Sam Owen
  • “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brené Brown

Self care Quotes


  • “Lighten up on yourself. No one is perfect. Gently accept your humanness.” – Deborah Day
  • “Caring for your body, mind, and spirit is your greatest and grandest responsibility. It’s about listening to the needs of your soul and then honoring them.” ― Kristi Ling
  • “The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself.” ― Bryant McGillns
  • “Maybe if we love ourselves healthy we will all heal?” ― Nikki Rowe
  • “Our soul is like a soft and gentle flower, it needs to be nurtured, cared for, tended to, with sufficient sunlight, fresh air and freedom to bloom into its most precious and beautiful form. This, my friend, is self-love.” ― Miya Yamanouchi
  • “No more martyring myself.” ― Sharon E. Rainey
  • “Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
Inspiring Self care Quotes
Inspiring Self care Quotes


  • “You can’t take care of anyone else unless you first take care of yourself.” ― Michael Hyatt
  • “It takes a rare person to care the same or more about you than themselves. So, until you find that person, please look after yourself.” ― Charles F. Glassman
  • “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” – Anna Quindlen
  • “Carve out and claim the time to care for yourself and kindle your own fire.” ― Amy Ippoliti
  • “Don’t let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself.” ― Nikki Rowe
  • “Man will never be stronger nor independent if he lives under the perpetual motivation of others.” ― Toba Beta
  • “What you think of yourself in your mind is nobody’s business. Make it count.” ― Majid Kazmi
  • “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott
  • “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.” – Robert Hand

Self care Quotes


  • “I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer
  • “Honoring your own boundaries is the clearest message to others to honor them, too.” ― Gina Greenlee
  • “Doing something nice for myself is not selfish.” ― Christine Morgan
  • “Stepping out of the busyness, stopping our endless pursuit of getting somewhere else, is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our spirit.” – Tara Brach
  • “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” – Johnny Depp
  • “Take time for self. It is a source of empowerment.” – Dixie L. Nichols
  • “Self-Care equals success.” – Dixie L. Nichols
  • “Every time you make a commitment to your own self-care, self-love, and self-respect and then follow through, you build trust in yourself.” – Miranda J. Barrett
  • “Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give, and nobody will care for you.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  • “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

Self care Quotes


  • “Choose, every day, to forgive yourself. You are human, flawed, and most of all worthy of love.” — Alison Malee
  • “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon
  • “Life’s too short to spend it at war with yourself.” – Unknown
  • “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Unknown
  • “We need to replace your vicious stress cycle with a vicious cycle of self-care.” – Sara Gottfried
  • “If you don’t love yourself, how the hell you gon’ love somebody else?” – Ru Paul
  • “Give your stress wings, and let it fly away.” – Terri Guillemets
  • “Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “Your finest work, your best movements, your joy, peace, and healing come when you love yourself.” – Melodie Beattie

Self care Quotes


  • “Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.” — Claudia Black
  • “Don’t forget to appreciate yourself.” ― Debasish Mridha
  • “It’s not selfish to do what’s best for you.” – Mark Sutton
  • “The Universe will never require you to set yourself on fire to provide heat for others.” ― Clyde Lee Dennis
  • “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Self-care is allowing yourself to appreciate the moment for what it is, instead of wishing it was something else.” ― Sharon Pearson
  • “Self-care is the number one solution to helping somebody else. If you are being good to yourself and your body and your psyche, that serves other people better, because you will grow strong enough to lift someone else up.” — Mary Lambert
  • “The value of self-care and self-love is often underestimated. It starts with you. You can’t give what you don’t have.” ― Izey Victoria Odiase

Self care Quotes

  • “Self-love for me means accepting who I am and dealing with the perceived flaws that I live with.” ― Malebo Sephodi
  • “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” — Stephen Covey
  • “The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.” ― Shannon L. Alder
  • “Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” — Katie Reed
  • “Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin to take care of others.” ― Bryant McGill
self care quotes
self care quotes


  • “I love you but I got to love me more.” ― Peggi Speers
  • “Remember that this is YOUR LIFE, and nothing is more important than YOU.” ― Miya Yamanouchi

Even if I say this a million times, it won’t be enough that you are the most important person in this world, and your peace and happiness matter. So work hard, try not to suffer, seek help if you are suffering, do what you love and you are not alone. Keep reading and keep sharing.

For more inspiration, also check out our collection of quotes by Ram Dass on self-love as well as these short inspirational quotes on taking a day off.

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