Top 40 Time To Put Yourself First Quotes

Time To Put Yourself First Quotes

Putting yourself first can be hard, but with the right mindset, it can lead to greater happiness and success. Check out our top 40 quotes to inspire you to prioritize yourself.

Time To Put Yourself First Quotes

When you start taking care of yourself, you start feeling better, you start looking better, and you even start to attract better. It all starts with you.

Don’t let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.
-Kimberly Jones

Put yourself first, and everything falls into line.

Stop in somebody's shadow to rest and cool down, and you are lost. No one can make anyone else happy.
-Peter Deunov

Whenever you feel compelled to put others first at the expense of yourself, you are denying your own reality, your own identity.
-David Stafford

You are not selfish for wanting to be treated well. Set boundaries and put yourself first.

Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
-Louise Hay


I’ve learned that if someone threatens my peace of mind, self-respect, or self-worth… I must walk away. I owe it to myself… I owe it to my future.
-Steve Maraboli

But life is paradox, and sometimes the only way you can serve others is to put yourself first.
-David Bach

You can never be happy living someone else’s dream. Live your own.
-Oprah Winfrey

You are free to walk alone when no one is willing to walk with you. You are free to choose yourself when no one else is choosing you.

You must learn to put your own needs first. Does that sound callous? It shouldn’t if you are honest with yourself.
-Anne Bellamy

The moment you put yourself first, you open the door to a brighter future.

When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
-Oprah Winfrey

The time has come to invest in self-care and put yourself first.


Know what matters most to you and be unwilling to compromise those priorities at almost any price.
-Frank Sonnenberg

If you don’t put yourself first, you’ll end up last.
-Nate Lee Morales

You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.
-Brian Tracy


Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.
-Christopher Germer

When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.
-Jean Shinoda Bolen

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

Sometimes you have to do what's best for you and your life, not what's best for everyone else.

You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
-Mahatma Gandhi

Your dreams matter. Don't sacrifice them for others.

The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.
-Alysia Harris

You are enough just as you are. Each emotion you feel, everything in your life, everything you do or do not do... where you are and who you are right now is enough. It is perfect.
- Haemin Sunim

You can't control everything; sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and let life happen.
-Kody Keplinger

The relationship you have with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.
-Jane Travis

Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you.
-Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy

The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I’m not going to let myself pull me down anymore.

You deserve to be the person you were meant to be, and to follow your own dreams and desires.
-Oprah Winfrey

The more you value yourself, the more valuable you become to others.

You have to fill your cup. You then give away the overflowing, but you keep a cupful for yourself.
-Wynonna Judd

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 McGill

You are the master of your fate, the captain of your soul.
-William Ernest Henley

Your journey is yours alone. Don't compare it to others; focus on your path.

Why is it hard to put yourself first? One thing many people don’t understand, because it is not often taught, is that to put your needs first.
-Kate Fit

Always putting others first creates deep resentment, destroys your happiness, and is unsustainable.
-Aziz Gazipura

Taking good care of yourself means the people in your life receive the best of you, rather than what is left of you.
-Lucille Zimmerman


If you want to be able to do your best job, you need to put yourself first, at least some of the time.
-Samantha Brody