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low self-esteem Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about low self-esteem
01
“Black folks aren’t born expecting segregation, prepared from day one to follow its confining rules. Nobody presents you with a handbook when you’re teething and says, ‘Here’s how you must behave as a second-class citizen.’ Instead, the humiliating expectations and traditions of segregation creep over you, slowly stealing a teaspoonful of your self-esteem each day.”
02
“You have very low self-esteem. You’re confrontational and tend to be aggressive, you sometimes react to confrontation with violence.”
03
“God is saying to you what He said to Sarai, ‘I want you to change your name to Princess’ - not literally, but in your attitude. You have to shake off the negative things people have said about you. Shake off the low self-esteem and the inferiority and start carrying yourself like a princess. Start walking like a princess. Start talking like a princess. Start thinking like a princess. Start waving like a princess!”
04
″‘I’m already a monster!’ she shrieked. ‘No, you’re not!’ Tom managed to heave himself to his knees. ‘You’re my friend!’ he shouted.”
05
“How does a girl like me figure out the weight of what it means to love a boy?”
06
“f you’re made to feel unworthy enough, you may come to think that what you’re paid is what you are actually worth.”
07
“low self-esteem and pride are horrible nuisances to our own future and to everyone around us.”
08
“Avery, girl, it’s not nice to put people down- even yourself.”
09
“It’s bad enough that I’m the darkest, worst-dressed thing in school. I’m also the tallest, skinniest thing you ever seen. And people like John-John remind me of it every chance they get. They don’t say nothing about the fact that I’m a math whiz, and can outdo ninth graders when it comes to figuring numbers. Or that I got a good memory and never forget one single, solitary thing I read. They only see what they see, and they don’t seem to like what they see much.”
10
“I’m a mess, just like these crayons!”
11
“She knew it was up to her to say what had to be said. To do what had to be done. When there is only you, you do not get to choose which jobs you want, you do not get to decide you are incapable of anything.”
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“She knew it was up to her to say what had to be said. To do what had to be done. When there is only you, you do not get to choose which jobs you want, you do not get to decide you are incapable of anything.”
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