Love Yourself With These 70 Beautiful “Me” Time Quotes

Some people think that they’re so busy and exhausted that they have NO time to set aside for themselves. Others do take the time to relax and chill but have nagging feelings of guilt. If you’re any of these people, stop. Just stop. It’s not an accident that you’re reading this. It’s a sign from the cosmos that you deserve that “me” time.

Unwind at the end of the day by reconnecting with yourself and finding your balance. “Me” time on the daily can be something as simple as putting up your feet at night, a cup of coffee in hand, with your favorite music playing in the background. If you have a pet on your lap, then all the better. “Me” time on a weekly basis can be taking a long walk outdoors or treating yourself to a spa day.

Remember to take care of yourself with these beautiful “Me” time quotes.

anne lamot quote

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. – Anne Lamot

Prioritise self-care & incorporate a minimum of 60 minutes ‘me time’ into your daily routine. Yes, there are enough hours in the day. No excuses. – Miya Yamanouchi

It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. – Diane Von Furstenberg

I live a very nice life. I have a wonderful time. But it’s not lived drawing on a full level. I’m relaxed, cool, and enjoying it. – Marianne Faithfull

Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another. – Toni Morrison

Do what makes you happy

Take time to do what makes your soul happy. – Unknown

It is never too late to make a change and taking some much needed alone time for yourself to reflect is not selfish. – Nyki Mack

Truth is, I’m generally happiest when it’s just me. It’s okay to be madly in love with yourself. – Richelle E. Goodrich

The way we spend our time defines who we are. – Jonathan Estrin

“Me-time” is not a luxury. It is a necessity. – Unknown

kristen butler quote

Sometimes I need to go off on my own. I’m not sad. I’m not angry. I’m recharging my batteries. – Kristen Butler

In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion. – Albert Camus

Me-time is when you press pause and honestly think about which buttons you need to hit next. – Unknown

Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. – Anna Taylor

I own the space I’m in. – Unknown

kat helgeson quote

The heart wants what it wants, and my heart wants jammies and me time. – Kat Helgeson

Avoiding certain people to protect your emotional health is not weakness. It’s wisdom. – Unknown

Solitude is where I place my chaos to rest and awaken my inner peace. – Nikki Rowe

People will treat you the exact way you treat yourself. So be good to you. Take time for yourself. – Iyanla Vanzant

Don’t just be good to others. Be good to you. – Unknown

Hear your voice

Alone time is when I distance myself from the voices of the world so I can hear my own. – Unknown

We need solitude because when we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts. – Tamim Ansary

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. – Ralph Waldo

The good thing about being alone is you start recognizing yourself. – Unknown

Do something nice for you. Because you deserve it. – Unknown

izey victoria odiase quote

It is hard to love yourself if you never spend time with yourself. ‘Alone Time’ is necessary. – Izey Victoria Odiase

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. – M. Scott Peck

Take the time today to love yourself. You deserve it. – Avina Celeste

Mastery generally requires the ability to not only tolerate but also enjoy your own company. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I need some me-time. I have to remember to rest, because I have a natural energy and I don’t want to burn out. – Lea Michele

melissa ambrosini quote

If you don’t take time out for yourself, you’re doing yourself and everyone around you a disservice. – Melissa Ambrosini

If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life. – James A. Michener

When we self-regulate well, we are better able to control the trajectory of our emotional lives and resulting actions based on our values and sense of purpose. – Amy Leigh Mercree

Spending time alone in your own company reinforces your self-worth, and is often the number one way to replenish your resilience reserves. – Sam Owen

Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. – Gloria Jean Watkins

sydney j harris quote

The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. – Sydney J. Harris

If you are losing your leisure, look out! — It may be you are losing your soul. – Virginia Woolf

Sitting in a room, alone, listening to a CD is to be lonely. Sitting in a room alone with an LP crackling away, or sitting next to the turntable listening to a song at a time via 7-inch single is enjoying the sublime state of solitude. – Henry Rollins

I love spending time with my friends and family. The simplest things in life give me the most pleasure: cooking a good meal, enjoying my friends. – Cindy Morgan

You need me-time not because others don’t deserve your attention but because you do. – Unknown

link hoang quote

Whether your me-time consists of reading, meditating, journaling, or simply relaxing with your thoughts, why not make it a permanent part of your routine? – Link Hoang

Solitude makes it possible for us to literally enjoy ourselves. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

You don’t need to be everything for everyone. Be there with yourself, by yourself, and for yourself. – Unknown

Do not let a day go by without taking some time for yourself. – Napoleon Hill

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Unknown

david mitchell quote

I pass through many Me’s in the course of my day, each one selfish with his time. The Lying-in-Bed me and the Enjoying-the-Hot-Shower Me are particularly selfish. The Late Me loathes the pair of them. – David Mitchell

Now it’s time to do what’s best for me. – Unknown

Self-care is how you take your power back. – Lalah Delia

For a long time we sit there not saying anything, enjoying the quiet of the bay and the occasional steamy knee bump. – Lisa Daily

Loving yourself isn’t vanity. It’s sanity. – Andre Gide

l r krost quote

Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean me first. It means me too. – L.R. Krost

The long span of the bridge of your life is supported by countless cables that you are spinning now, and that is why today is such an important day. – L.G. Elliott

You are who you are when nobody’s watching. – Stephen Fry

Today is life—the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. – Dale Carnegie

So next time somebody says, “Sorry to have kept you waiting,” you can reply, “That’s all right, I wasn’t waiting. I was just standing here enjoying myself – in joy in my self”. – Eckhart Tolle

miya yamanouchi quote

Prioritise self-care & incorporate a minimum of 60 minutes ‘me time’ into your daily routine. Yes, there are enough hours in the day. No excuses. – Miya Yamanouchi

I find myself enjoying being alone a lot of the time, people come and people go and you have to find a way to be okay with both. – Nikki Rowe

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey

My alone time is for everyone’s safety. – Unknown

Not selfish to love yourself

It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority.

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. – Douglas Coupland

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. – Michel de Montaigne

While you’ll feel compelled to charge forward, it’s often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you are and what you truly seek. – Rasheed Ogunlaru

gail lynne goodwin quote

Time spent enjoying life is time well spent. – Gail Lynne Goodwin

I’m enjoying my retirement, enjoying my life. I have two kids and a lot of my time is spent chasing these two animals. – Pete Sampras

Be you, do you, for you! – Unknown

I’ve heard it said that every day you need half an hour of quiet time for yourself, or your Self, unless you’re incredibly busy and stressed, in which case you need an hour. – Anne Lamott

Me-time on a busy day

Me-time on a busy day is like milk in coffee – even a little changes a lot. – Unknown

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

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

Sometimes you just need to disconnect and enjoy your own company. – Unknown

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