Eating Disorders Inspirational Recovery Quotes: Believing In Yourself



Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
Dr. David Schwartz


Tentative efforts lead to tentative outcomes. Therefore, give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal. The trials you encounter will introduce you to your strengths. Remain steadfast...and one day you will build something that endures, something worthy of your potential.
Epictetus


When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
African Proverb


It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Edmund Hillary

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
James Allen


Spirit can walk, spirit can swim, spirit can climb, spirit can crawl. There is no terrain you cannot overcome.
Irisa Hail

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Mary Pickford

Nothing happens by itself... it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.
Ben Stein


Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer.
Ernest Holmes


Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Bruce Barton


What a fool, quoth he, am I, thus to lie in a stinking dungeon, when I may as well walk at liberty! I have a key in my bosom, called Promise, that will, I am persuaded, open any lock in Doubting Castle.
John Bunyan

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Anaïs Nin


If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price.
Author Unknown

I've spent most of my life walking under that hovering cloud, jealousy, whose acid raindrops blurred my vision and burned holes in my heart. Once I learned to use the umbrella of confidence, the skies cleared up for me and the sunshine called joy became my faithful companion.
Astrid Alauda


It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
Sally Field


A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.
David Brinkley

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.
Roderick Thorp


You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Michael Jordan


The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. Most people believe that aging is universal but there are biological organisms that never age.
Deepak Chopra

In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.
Daniel L. Reardon

When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Edward Teller


Don't let people drive you crazy when you know it's in walking distance.
Author Unknown


It's not what you go through that defines you; you can't help that. It's what you do AFTER you've gone through it that really tests who you are.
Kwame Floyd

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Benjamin Spock

Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Veronica A. Shoffstall


It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
W.C. Fields

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.
Mark Victor Hansen

To succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Michael Korda

You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can't have it.
Robert Anthony

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


Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Your problem is you're... too busy holding onto your unworthiness.
Ram Dass


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.
Sonya Friedman


In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Michael Korda

It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.
Anonymous

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.
Mary Kay Ash

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
Henry David Thoreau

Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
Les Brown


It's me who is my enemy
Me who beats me up
Me who makes the monsters
Me who strips my confidence.
Paula Cole


Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Ralph Hodgson

Put your future in good hands - your own.
Author Unknown


The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than things we like about ourselves.
Ellen Goodman


To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

The turning point, I think, was when I really realized that you can do it yourself. That you have to believe in you because sometimes that's the only person that does believe in your success ...
Tim Blixseth

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees.
E.F. Schumacher


Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.
Peter T. Mcintyre


Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
Mark Victor Hansen

Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being.
Michel de Montaigne


Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
Mary Kay Ash

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Lauren Bacall


It is easier to believe than to doubt.
Everett D. Martin

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Paul Tillich


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
Gail Devers

Only as high as I reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be.
Karen Ravn


I just try to be the best I can be and hope that is the best ever.
Tiger Woods

Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
Mary Kay Ash


Never dull your shine for somebody else.
Tyra Banks


Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. William Shakespeare

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Dr. Seuss


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2 comments:

Silly Girl said...

Thanks for the quotes. I used them sometimes as prompts when I am journaling or writing on my blog. Love your blog! Currently, I am on the rocky road of recovery from anorexia. Blogs like yours give me hope and encouragement.

MrsMenopausal said...

You're welcome.:)I find quotes inspiring, too.
Thanks so much for your sweet compliment and your comment. I really appreciate both!