44 Self Conscious Quotes and Sayings

Self-conscious is a condition where a person can understand himself, understand the emotions and moods that are being felt, be critical of information about himself, and be aware of his real self. People who are self-conscious have the ability to monitor themselves. That is, they can read social situations in understanding others and understand other people’s expectations of themselves. Self-conscious is sometimes useful but can often be dangerous. Self-conscious is widely present in psychological theory. There are many collections of “self-conscious” quotes and sayings that you can use as motivation.

Self consciousness is the ultimate wisdom of life. – Debasish Mridha

The dream world, the true freedom of the imagination, does not open to self-conscious manipulation. – Wendy Beckett

Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on. – Maxwell Maltz

In moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy but always against one’s own body. – George Orwell

Self-consciousness kills communication. – Rick Steves

The less self-conscious you are about what you are about, the better in a way, that is to say technically. You have to get it in your blood, not in the head. – Flannery O’Connor

The purpose of life is to know yourself, create yourself, experience yourself as Who You Really Are. There is no other reason to do anything. – Neale Donald Walsch

Anytime someone talks about your figure constantly, you get nervous; you get really self-conscious. – Christina Hendricks

Once you become self-conscious, there is no end to it; once you start to doubt, there is no room for anything else. – Mignon McLaughlin

I used to be self conscious about my height, but then I thought, f*** that, I’m Harry Potter. – Daniel Radcliffe

The best thing about bugs is their lack of self consciousness, also the ability to fly doesn’t hurt. – Dov Davidoff

Even in social life, you will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you’re making. – C.S. Lewis

Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own? – Brigham Young

Self-consciousness isn’t just A curse. It is part of THE curse. – Mark Batterson

Glamour is not self-conscious; it’s not trying really hard. It’s just expressing your own truth. – Kevyn Aucoin

Well, it all comes to this, there’s no use trying to live in other people’s opinions. The only thing to do is to live in our own. – L.M. Montgomery

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. – M. Scott Peck

Some writing is a really nice solitary process, in a way, because you can be a little self-conscious around other people. – Marketa Irglova

The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off. – Robert Hand

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creativity. – Ray Bradbury

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. – Mark Twain

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. – Andre Gide

It is only when you have become that true Self consciously, when all these illusions have fallen away, that you will be perfectly free and perfectly happy. – Frederick Lenz

Self-consciousness is really a form of egotism. – Gloria Naylor

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

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

Self-conscious artiness is fatal, but it certainly would not hurt to study composition in general. – Berenice Abbott

We were free of self-judgment when we were babies, and yet at some point, we developed a sensitivity that taught us to react with self-consciousness and negative self-talk. – Elaina Marie

I’m one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle. – Marilyn Monroe

Character is the spiritual body of the person, and represents the individualization of vital experience, the conversion of unconscious things into self-conscious men. – Edwin Percy Whipple

When you are self-conscious you are in trouble. When you are self-conscious you are really showing symptoms that you don’t know who you are. Your very self-consciousness indicates that you have not come home yet. – Rajneesh

We never really know what might be beside us or ahead, but most days we walk as if we do. – Katherine Catmull

What does it mean to be a self-conscious animal? The idea is ludicrous, if it is not monstrous. It means to know that one is food for worms. – Ernest Becker

Once you become self-conscious, there is no end to it; once you start to doubt, there is no room for anything else. You do your best work when you’re not conscious of yourself. – Peter Matthiessen

We all self-conscious. I’m just the first to admit it. – Kanye West

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

If you know that someone is going to hear what you’re doing, you’re always going to be self-conscious about it. In a way that’s good; it spurs you on. – Doug Martsch

Life, too, is senseless unless you know who you are, what you want, and which way the wind blows. – Ellen Raskin

Be awake to the details around you, but don’t be self-conscious. – Natalie Goldberg

People are less self-conscious in the intimacy of family life and during the anxiety of a great sorrow. – Stendhal

If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion. – Aldous Huxley

A self-conscious society will therefore endeavor to limit sect forming by providing for the widest possible diffusion of secular knowledge. – Edward Alsworth Ross

Those moments when you don’t feel self-conscious, when you escape that, are when you produce something meaningful. – Felicity Jones

You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you. – Robert Anton Wilson

Some expressions from various quotes about self-conscious can make you change your life to be more excited and quote on motivation in life experiences for the better.