Sometimes, we feel very insignificant. We feel like a speck of dust surrounded by glittering stars. Maybe you were born into a family of overachievers. Maybe you are working at a job where you are constantly failing and can’t bring your potential to the fore. Maybe you are in an abusive relationship with family, friends, or lovers. Or, maybe you’re just strolling through your Instagram and Facebook feed and you’re starting to question your own life choices. Whichever you are, you may feel trapped and buying into the lie that you are worth nothing.
When you need reminding that you matter and that you are so worth it, pull up this list that we’ve carefully curated just for you. Make a big sign of your favorite “you matter” quote and hang it up where you can see it everyday. Read it and take it to heart everyday until you believe it fully.
Below are powerful and inspiring quotes that will remind you to believe in yourself.
You matter the most.
Be kind to yourself. Be proud of yourself. Because you matter. What you do matters. You make a difference.
But you, you’re special to me. When I’m with you I feel something is just right. I believe in you. I like you. I don’t want to let you go. ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha
I don’t chase people anymore. I learned that I’m here, and I’m important. I’m not going to run after people to prove that I matter.
I hope you know that you’re capable, brave, and significant. Even when it feels you’re not.
You won’t always be a priority to others, and that’s why you have to be a priority to yourself. Learn to respect yourself, take care of yourself, and become your own support system. Your needs matter. Start meeting them. Don’t wait for others to choose you. Choose yourself today.
Don’t allow yourself to feel trapped by your choices. Take a look at yourself. You are a unique person created for a specific purpose. Your gifts matter. Your story matters. Your dreams matter. You matter.
I will keep telling you that you are important, deserving, loving, intelligent, worthy, compassionate, beautiful, creative, inspiring, brave, true, strong, and magical until you finally realize it for yourself.
You deserve someone who’s gonna treat you like you matter everyday. Not just when it’s convenient for them.
If you are feeling low, or trampled, unappreciated, or forgotten…and you are reading this, realize it is an illusion…the hope is real…you are valued…and what lies ahead…is brilliance. – Tom Althouse
If you matter to each other, you will always find a way to make things work.
If your mind is playing tricks on you today, here is your reminder that you do matter.
You matter. That smile you shared could be the sun on someone’s darkest day. ― Amy Leigh Mercree
It may be true that man is nothing in comparison to the greatness of the universe. At times we may even feel insignificant, invisible, alone, or forgotten. But always remember – you matter to Him. ― Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Just by being you, you make a profound difference. Don’t ever forget that you matter.
Just in case you have forgotten today: You matter. You are loved. You are worthy. You are magical.
Stop sacrificing your own mental health for other people’s well being. Stop giving in and settling for people who mean no good. Put yourself first for a change. You matter too.
Make yourself a priority.
Never think that what you have to offer is insignificant. There will always be someone out there that needs what you have to give.
No matter how dysfunctional your background, how broke or broken you are, where you are today, or what anyone else says, YOU MATTER, and your life matters! ― Germany Kent
Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.
No matter where you are from, your dreams are valid.
No matter where you go, there you are. ― Buckaroo Banzai
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt
You’re worth it.
Nurture your spark. Find your uniqueness. Know how much you matter.
One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide. ― Brene Brown
Sometimes in life we just need a hug… no words, no advice, just a hug to make you feel you matter.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best. ― Henry Van Dyke
Stay beautiful, stay positive, and remember that you matter in this world.” ― LifeOfGrace
When kids grow up wanting to be you, you matter. ― Seth Godin
You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms. ― Terence McKenna
Do something good for yourself today. You matter.
You are living. You occupy space. You have a mass. You Matter. ― Albert Einstein
You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are. ― Max Lucado
You are worth finding, worth knowing, worth loving. You and all your one million layers. Always hold that close. ― Danielle Doby
When you really matter to someone, that person will always make time for you. No excuses, no lies, and no broken promises.
You have a right to be you. It is a privilege for others to be around you. ― Janna Cachola, Short Journey
You matter as much as the things that matter to you do. ― John Green
You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life. ― Cicely Saunders
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. ― Mother Teresa
You matter to somebody, even if you don’t know it yet.
You matter until you multiply yourself times the speed of light squandered… Then you energy.
You matter. You are good enough. You are loved.
You may think that you are completely insignificant in this world. But someone drinks coffee from the favorite cup that you gave them. Someone heard a song on the radio that reminded them of you. Someone read the book that you recommended, and plunged headfirst into it. Someone smiled after a hard day’s work, because they remembered the joke that you told them today, Someone loves themselves a little bit more, because you gave them a compliment. Never think you have no influence whatsoever. Your trace, which you leave behind with every good deed, cannot be erased.
You matter. Your heart matters.
You matter. Your story matters. Your hopes, dreams, and fears matter. All that you are matters.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. – Ernest Hemingway, Men Without
You’re making a dent in the universe and you matter, in a very real way.
You’re incredible even when you feel you’re not. You might feel lost now, but great things are coming your way. You’re stronger than you think, and have a lot to accomplish, don’t give up. Remember, you matter and you’re not alone.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. – Rumi
Your story matters. More importantly, you matter.
Your world needs you right now; don’t take your life. You matter, you are enough, and you are more. ― Olawale Daniel
You plant seeds every single day, in the world and in others, with every thought you think and word you speak and action you take. You have influence.