22/09/2016 15:46 BST

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
    Diane von Furstenberg
    Gino Depinto, AOL
    "You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” 
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    Gerald Herbert/AP
    “I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
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    “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.” 
  • Beyoncé
    “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you, who you are.” 
  • Lucille Ball
    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
    Serena Williams
    “I think in life you should work on yourself until the day you die.”
  • Lena Dunham
    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
    Sally Field
    “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”
  • Louis C.K.
    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
    Michelle Obama
    “Just do what works for you, because there will always be somebody who thinks differently.”
  • Kate Winslet
    Kate Winslet
    “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
    Eleanor Roosevelt
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    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
  • Adele
    “I have insecurities of course but I don’t hang out with anyone who points them out to me.”