13 Celebrities Talk About The Importance Of Self-Love

'To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.'

As a society we spend so much time on self-improvement and how to upgrade to a ‘better’ version of ourselves.

But sometimes we need to take a step back and give ourselves a little dose of self-love. Because if we won’t, who else will?

These 13 celebrities get real about self-love with these inspiring quotes.

Diane von Furstenberg
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"You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”
Maya Angelou
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“I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.”
Oscar Wilde
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“To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.”
Beyoncé
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“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you, who you are.”
Lucille Ball
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“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”
Serena Williams
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“I think in life you should work on yourself until the day you die.”
Lena Dunham
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“It is interesting how often we can’t see all the ways in which we are being strong.”
Sally Field
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“It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”
Louis C.K.
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“Self love is a good thing but self awareness is more important. You need to once in a while go ‘Uh, I’m kind of an asshole’.”
Michelle Obama
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“Just do what works for you, because there will always be somebody who thinks differently.”
Kate Winslet
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“Nobody is perfect. I just don’t believe in perfection. But I do believe in saying - this is who I am and look at me not being perfect! I’m proud of that.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Adele
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“I have insecurities of course but I don’t hang out with anyone who points them out to me.”