70 I Deserve Better Quotes For Days When You Doubt Yourself

Negative self-talk is a culmination of many factors in our lives. It could be abusive relationships with family members, co-workers, or lovers. It begins with doubting ourselves and ends up in the belief that we are smaller than we are. However, we’re here to tell you that you deserve better. Everybody deserves better. Everybody deserves to be happy, healthy, thriving and living their best lives.

Read these I deserve better quotes anytime you need to be reminded of what’s rightfully yours. 

You Deserve Better – Life, Love and Relationships

virginia woolf quote

Yes, I deserve a spring–I owe nobody nothing. – Virginia Woolf

Even if you have a million flaws you still deserve love and respect. – Sonya Parker

Instead of always trying to fix things, realize you deserve better. Stop waiting for a change and make a change.

I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT…Goodbye. – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

You deserve love and you’ll get it. – Amy Poehler

nelson mandela quote

There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. – Nelson Mandela

Her heart finally told her to stop wasting her time.

We all deserve better endings

Never settle for less than you desire or deserve because when you except crumbs people will assume that you are happy with scraps. – Stacye Branche

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

I deserved better

I deserved better.

If you’re asking too much you know you deserve too much so never trade yourself for less. – Anuj Jasani

I don’t appreciate the disrespect, because I’ve been playing hurt for a guy who won’t respect you. I don’t deserve it … It’s time for me to move on. – Melvin Mora

Relationships: If you put up with it, you’re going to end up with it.Set the standard you want and don’t settle for less. – Steve Maraboli

We only get what we believe that we deserve. Raise the bar, raise your standards and you will receive a better outcome. – Joel Brown

Someone doesn't deserve you

Don’t ever let loneliness drive you back into the arms of someone who doesn’t deserve you.

Somewhere in this small world, you can find a place where everyone appreciates you more than you think you deserve. – M.F. Moonzajer, LOVE, HATRED AND MADNESS

Once you have decided to achieve what you deserve, you deserve what you have decided to achieve. – Anuj Jasani

The one I wanted wasn’t the one who deserved me. – R.H. Sin

How he treats you is how he feels about you, regardless of what words come out of his mouth.

udayveer singh quote

If you can’t Respect her, you don’t Deserve Her! – Udayveer Singh

Don’t stay stuck on the people who’ve hurt you. Move on and let your future give you the better that you deserve. – Trent Shelton

You have value and you deserve better. – Ken Poirot

Respect yourself enough to know you deserve the very best.

There are better people in the world, do not let the worst do the worst to you, you deserve the best in life. – Michael Bassey Johnson

tony gaskins quote

Know who you are. Know what you want. Know what you deserve. And don’t settle for less. – Tony Gaskins

Do not be disappointed if no one appreciates your true feelings, because they do not deserve them. – M.F. Moonzajer

I think I know that I deserve better. And so I try for better. I’m never so put off that I would ever walk out of a place not having tried the best I could. – Maya Angelou

Don’t ever say that, Fennrys,” she said. “I don’t ever want to hear you say that you don’t deserve or you aren’t worthy. You do. You are. – Lesley Livingston, Starling

I’m not single, I’m not taken, I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart. – Mitch Cuento

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Don’t settle, even if you have to remain alone for a lifetime. You deserve someone who will appreciate you for both your beauty and your bruises. – A.R. Lucas

Having to fight for the thing you want doesn’t mean you deserve it any less. – Anna Kendrick

I guess the moment when everything changed was when I realized I deserved so much better.

You deserve peace, love, happiness and all that your heart desires. Don’t let anyone control your life and take away those things. – Sonya Parker

Make the most of what you have and keep your standards high. Never settle for anything less than you deserve or are capable of achieving. – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

james r ball quote

We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have. – James R. Ball

You deserve to be happy, not in the arms of someone who keeps you waiting but of someone who wants you now, love you forever & never leaves. – Chelle Mish

If you really believe that you deserve better, work on you, not them. – Bobby Williams

We are the world. We are the people and we deserve better not because we’re worth it but because no worth can be put on the incalculable, on the infinite, on life. – Nick Mancuso

Don’t settle for less. Know your value and always tell yourself you deserve better. – Pertrice St Pierre

oscar wilde quote

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. – Oscar Wilde

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. – Maureen Dowd

The moment you choose to settle for less, is the moment you’re choosing to hand over your opportunity of what you really deserve to someone else. – London Mond

Fight for the things you deserve. – Anuj Jasani

Deserve your dream. – Octavio Paz

nitya prakash quote

Someday, I will let you go and it wouldn’t ache, someday I will realize, I deserve more. – Nitya Prakash

It is better to let someone walk away from you than walk all over you. You don’t deserve to be a doormat. Let go of those who have hurt you, and make room for those who actually deserve you and want to treat you well.

The moment you settle for less than you deserve is the moment you get less than you deserve. – Nishan Panwar

Always be strong enough to let go, and be smart enough to wait for what you deserve.

You don’t deserve to understand truth, if all that you want is just the normal life. – Toba Beta

marilyn monroe quote

We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle. – Marilyn Monroe

Never settle for less than your dreams, somewhere, sometime, someday, somehow, you’ll find them. – Danielle Steel

You were never meant to fight for the love you deserve. It should have come your way effortlessly… – Samiha Totanji

I want it to be better than okay. You deserve better than okay. – Tammara Webber

We should not give away a moment to anyone who does not deserve it. – Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

You deserve better

Sometimes God doesn’t give you what you think you want, not because you don’t deserve it, but because you deserve better.

Stop blaming everybody and everything for what’s going on. If you really believe that you deserve better, then you would have it. – Bobby Williams

You don’t deserve my image in your head. You don’t deserve my memories in your chest. – Jamie Weise

To be successful, forget what you feel and remember what you deserve. Your courage, dedication and hard work make you deserve to take you on a new high and reaching your goal. – D Ranil Kr Sinha

If they can’t do their part, they don’t deserve your heart.

You Deserve Better – A Call For Equality

andreja pejic quote

The power lunch is no longer just for men. We all deserve a seat at the table. – Whitney Wolfe Herd

All human beings deserve equal treatment, no matter their gender identity or sexuality. – Andreja Pejic

Women and girls should be able to determine their own future, no matter where they are born. – Melinda Gates

susan wojcicki quote


Whether it’s salary or a promotion or a job, I think it’s important for women to ask for what they think they deserve. – Susan Wojcicki

If you are a woman, reading my tale, learn to fight for your rights and the respect you deserve as a human being. But, if you are a man, reading my tale, learn to respect women and, likewise, advocate for them. – Yanan Melo, Aggressing the Predatory Lions

When you earn something, you never have to worry about justifying that you truly deserve it. – Ronda Rousey, My Fight / Your Fight

william barr quote


All first responders do noble work, and all of them deserve our respect and our appreciation. – William Barr

People often attain and hold power within an organization by downplaying their qualifications. “We gain status more readily, and more reliably, by acting just a little less deserving than we actually are. – Sam Walker, The Captain Class: The Hidden Force that Creates the World’s Greatest Teams

Listen to yourself. If you hear yourself addressing with words like “just” or “only”, then you need to realize you deserve better as a woman and a human being.

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