If you’ve ever felt like no matter what you do, it’s never enough, then you are not alone.
Life can be frustrating, especially when you do your best and things don’t work out. Or when you don’t get the recognition, success, satisfaction, and love you want. Not seeing results from your efforts can severely hurt your self-esteem and sense of self-worth.
But, not getting what you want can also be a blessing. And what’s more, realizing that you are enough, regardless of how things turn out is the biggest blessing of all.
The truth is, no matter what happens, you will keep moving forward. And most of all, you are worthy of your own love and acceptance. Before you take another step, pause. Take a minute to proclaim to yourself “I am enough.”
You have gifts, talents, strengths, power, and beauty. You are, in fact, “enough” just as you are. If things aren’t working out in your favor, adjust your sails.
These “I am enough quotes” were compiled to help you affirm greater self-worth, self-love, and acceptance. Reading positive and uplifting messages is just one of many ways to evolve your thoughts in a better direction.
May these words of wisdom be the wind in your sails!
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60 Inspiring I Am Enough Quotes
I Am Enough quotes for self-love
“The most important day is the day you decide you’re good enough for you. It’s the day you set yourself free.”-Brittany Josephina.
“Accept that you are enough. You don’t need to be anything that you are not.” – Wayne Dyer.
“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” – Maya Angelou.
“Respect yourself, love yourself, because there has never been a person like you and there never will be again.” – Osho.
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh.
I Am Enough quotes for worthiness
“You would free yourself from so much stress and drama if you just understood and embraced the truth that you are enough.” – Steve Maraboli.
“You are A PART of a greater whole. You are already greater than you could ever know. If you only knew your own greatness. If you only knew your magic. If you only knew that you are an expansive, limitless, beautiful being. You are your own individual, unique, flawed, messy, stubborn, flesh and blood, human part of it all, and it’s fucking mind-blowing. There is stardust in your DNA. The love of God is flowing through your veins. You are important.” – Rachel D. Greenwell.
“Have you ever thought about accepting yourself as you are right here and now? That you are good enough – perfect in fact – just as you are?” – Hillary Allen.
You are enough, you just need to trust and believe in yourself. – Unknown.
“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. You are perfect enough.” – Melanie Jade.
“The single most revolutionary thing you can do is recognize that you are enough.” – Carlos Andres Gomez.
I Am Enough quotes to celebrate individuality
“Don’t look outside of yourself for approval. You need to find it from inside and know that you are enough.” – Rachel Platten.
“It is easy to believe you are not good enough if you listen to everybody else.” – Mackenzie Astin.
“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” – Coco Chanel.
“You are enough not because you did or said or thought or bought or became or created something special, but because you always were.” – Marisa Peer.
“Maybe my best isn’t as good as someone else’s, but for a lot of people, my best is enough. Most importantly, for me it’s enough.” – Lindsey Stirling.
“The best you can do is good enough.”-Sierra Prescott.
“Never let your quest for more distract you from the beauty of enough.” – Anonymous.
I Am Enough quotes for self-acceptance
“Accept that you are not perfect, but you are enough. And then start working on everything that destroys you. Your insecurities, your ego, your dark thoughts. You will see, in the end, you’re going to make peace with yourself.” – Finja Brandenburg.
“There are a lot of people who give you the message that maybe you are not good enough, and the best thing you can do for yourself is to block out all of that noise.” – Rachel Platten.
“The truth is many of us have been socialized to think that if we are not the very best, if we are not at the top 1 percent of whatever it is we do, then we are not good enough. To reinforce this already pervasive mental model, society has established a competitive hierarchy for just about everything.” – Elizabeth Thornton.
“The wise strive for their best. The foolish strive for perfection.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana.
“All we have to do is forgive ourselves wholly and completely for ever thinking that we are not good enough!” -Jodi Aman.
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde.
I Am Enough quotes for encouragement
“We often block our own blessings because we don’t feel inherently good enough or smart enough or pretty enough or worthy enough… You’re worthy because you are born and because you are here. Your being here, your being alive makes worthiness your birthright. You alone are enough.” – Oprah Winfrey.
“No one knows your truth but you. If you’re secure in yourself, no one and no(thing) can touch you.”-Brittany Burgunder.
“You are offered a new opportunity with each breath to think, decide, choose and act differently – in a way that supports you in being all that you are capable of being. You are not less than. You are enough.” – Brittany Josephina.
“Feel the fact that you are enough.” – Mark Nepo.
“What you get will not always make you happy, what you become will”- Akosua Dardaine Edwards.
I Am Enough quotes for positivity
“You are a true success if you can trust yourself, love yourself, and be yourself.” – Debasish Mridha.
“At the end of the day, remind yourself that you did the best you could today, and that is good enough.” – Lori Deschene.
“No man is good enough from whom we don’t learn anything negative and no man is bad enough from whom we don’t learn anything positive!”-Mehmet Murat Ildan.
“Don’t dilute yourself for any person or any reason. You are enough! Be unapologetically you.” – Steve Maraboli.
“As you love yourself, life loves you back.” – Kamal Ravikant.
“In many situations, we don’t need to make a perfect choice but just a good-enough choice.”-Gretchen Rubin.
“Because despite what you feel, you are not too much. You are not too sensitive or too needy. You are compassionate and kind. And with or without anyone’s acknowledgment or affection, you are enough.” – Danielle Koepke.
I Am Enough quotes for motivation
“Sometimes it takes hitting that rock bottom to realize you’re done descending, and it’s time to rise. Sometimes it takes being told you’re nothing – being made to feel like you’re nothing – to help you see that you are complete. You. Are. Enough.” – Mandy Hale.
“Stand for something. Make your life mean something. Start where you are with what you have. You are enough.” – Germany Kent.
“I am a flawed person. A brook with many stones, a clear blue sky with many blackbirds. I have many shortcomings. A rainbow that’s not long enough, a starry night with clouds. But I can only be thankful to the God who loves me just this way, and I can only be grateful to the people in my life who accept the clear blue sky with many blackbirds and who are patient with the rainbow that isn’t long enough.” – JoyBell C.
“It’s about waking up in the morning and saying: No matter what gets done and how much is done and how it’s done, I’m enough and I’m worthy of belonging and love and joy.” – Brené Brown.
“You are enough. A thousand times enough.” – Atticus.
“Eat like you love yourself. Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.” – Tara Stiles.
Mistakes are ok, you are enough quotes
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life. Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.”-Neil Gaiman.
“Don’t Worry About Mistakes. Making Things Out Of Mistakes, That’s Creativity” – Peter Max.
“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.
“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy.” – Thomas Merton.
“Your best will never be good enough, to the ones constantly searching for your flaws. But for you to be the best, you need to ignore your flaws and do your best.” – Gift Gugu Mona.
“Go for good enough. Worrying is often triggered by wanting to make the perfect choice or by trying to maximize everything.” – Alex Korb.
“No one actually knows what the hell they’re doing. Everyone is just working off their current best guess.” -Mark Manson.
I Am Enough quotes for inner peace
“Thank you for showing me that bending backward for someone isn’t always enough to keep them around and that people will leave if that’s what they want, no matter what you do.” – Paolo Cruz.
“I exist as I am, that is enough.” – Walt Whitman.
“You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!” – Kris Carr.
“We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with lacquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved.” – Mackenzi Lee.
“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” – Roy T. Bennett.
I Am Enough quotes for confidence
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Sharon Salzberg.
“Fully embrace the fact that you are enough just being you. It’s so important for women to champion each other instead of competing against each other. Believe in yourself and believe in all of the women in your life… imagine if we all supported one another?” – Lizzie Velasquez.
“Somebody out there probably thinks you’re the greatest thing in the whole world. Don’t ever think you’re not good enough.” – John David Anderson.
“One step to being more confident is to stop thinking about why you can’t possibly be good enough for other people; be good enough FOR YOU.” – Emerah Marie.
“You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” – Robin Sharma.
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen.
These quotes about worthiness, self-love, confidence and inherent value speak the truth. So, I do hope they have inspired you today.
Knowing you are enough is important. Supporting yourself with kindness and grace matters. Proclaiming “I am enough” is powerful!
Our words, especially the ones we speak to ourselves, have a profound effect. They literally manifest our lives. So, for the best results in your life manifestations, make those words positive, loving, and self-affirming.
Let’s say it again: You have what it takes, and you are, in fact, more than enough! Let me know your thoughts in the comments. And have a lovely day.
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