Insecurity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old insecurity quotes, insecurity sayings, and insecurity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The problem with human attraction is not knowing if it will be returned.     

Becca Fitzpatrick

One of the greatest journeys in life is overcoming insecurity and learning to truly not give a shit.     

J.A. Konrath

A man who goes into a restaurant and blatantly disrespects the servers shows a strong discontent with his own being. Deep down he knows that restaurant service is the closest thing he will ever experience to being served like a king.     

Criss Jami

A man's spirit is free, but his pride binds him with chains of suffocation in a prison of his own insecurities.     

Jeremy Aldana

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they're jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.     

Shannon L. Alder

Don't let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don't like them.     

Stacy London

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.     

Robert A. Heinlein

A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.     

Dalai Lama

Most bad behaviour comes from insecurity.     

Debra Winger

I never have been insecure, because I see what a waste it is. I know there is a solution to insecurity. I don't tend to be thrown by problems that don't have solutions. And insecurity has a wealth of alternatives.     

Drew Barrymore

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else's highlight reel.     

Steve Furtick

Don't you hate it when people make a joke about you, about something that you are actually incredibly insecure about and they don't realize it, but every laugh feels like a stab in your chest, because it hurts so much and brings up memories you'd rather forget, but you can't say anything, because then people would know your weaknesses. They'd know how insecure you really are. So instead you just laugh it off, and hide the pain you feel inside.     


The steps of insecurity: Comparison, Compensation, Competition, Compulsion, Condemnation, Control     


Don't let jealousy fool you. It's just another name for insecurity.     


Society taught me that no matter what size I am, I will never be good enough. I'll always be too skinny, too fat, too short, too tallToo this, too that.     


Sometimes I wonder if I will ever be happy with myself. I worry that if I can't be happy with myself, then nobody will ever be happy with me, and that just makes me even more paranoid. It's a cycle, insecurity, unconfidence, and diffidence, it's all a cycle and it's destroying me.     


No one is perfect. Even the most confident people have insecurities. At some point in of our lives, we may feel we lack something. That is reality. We must try to live as per our capability.     

Anil Sinha

An expectation is a shelter - it gives you a security feeling. So when someone breaks your expectations he is breaking your shelter, making you insecure, fearful.     


Humans are strange things. They are the most proud on the outside during the times they are the most insecure on the inside, and they would rather die manipulating others than be brave enough to be honest.     


In life, there is always someone out there, who won't like you, for whatever reason, don't let the insecurities in their lives affect yours.     

Rashida Rowe

Pretending to be someone that you are not is hurting yourself. It's telling yourself that the real you is worthless.     

Ritu Ghatourey

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.     

Dr. Seuss

If anyone tries to pull us down, it goes to show that we're on top of them, so cheer up! Hilarious but true, insecurity reigns in an ugly heart of an empty brain.     


He who is humble is confident and wise. He who brags is insecure and lacking.     

Lisa Edmondson

I act like sh*t don't phase me, inside it drives me crazy, my insecurities could eat me alive.     


If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.     

Timothy Ferriss

There can be no security where there is fear.     

Felix Frankfurter

It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.      

Dag Hammarskjold

The opposite of security is insecurity, and the only way to overcome insecurity is to take risks.     


Insecurity is love dressed in a child's clothing.     

Kofi Annan