85 “I Don’t Care What People Say & Think About Me” Quotes

We all face criticism, judgement, and even harsh words from those around us. But, when we start to believe what they say and let it impact our lives, it can be hard to move forward. That's why it's important to remember that you don't have to care what people say about you. Here are some inspiring quotes to help you stay strong and remember your worth.

We, humans, are social animals, and most of the time, we look for validation and appreciation from other people. However, sometimes there are days when people disappoint you so much that you stop caring anymore.

This attitude can even develop because of the stress accumulated and the judgemental behavior of people.

If you're feeling overwhelmed by other people's opinions and having one of those days where you don't care about anything, take some time to focus on yourself. You should be the only person whose opinion matters to you; discard everyone else's and move on.

If you are having problems ignoring other people's opinions, these quotes will help motivate you and clear your mind of useless opinions.

I Don't Care What People Say About Me Quotes

Clear your mind of the things that are bothering you about the things people say about you.

The moment you stop caring is the moment when things get better. Don’t waste your time trying to please others.

Care less; smile more.

Don’t be embarrassed by who you are. They’re going to judge you no matter what you do.

The less you give a damn, the happier you will be.

Don’t care about others, to be single is to be nice to yourself.

I care not for the follies of my peers. I stay true to myself.

I’m not heartless, I’ve just learned how to use my heart less.

Live your life the way you want to and don’t care for others, it’s your life, not theirs.

Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don’t care.

We're all going to die. Alone and miserably. With lots of pain. That's the way life goes. People make promises and don't keep them. They say they care about you and forget you.

- Karen Marie Moning

I Don’t Care Quotes for Your Current Mood

If you are sad, alone, and sick of being judged, these quotes are for you.

“I don't care what the haters and naysayers say. If they make jokes about me, I'll laugh because they'll probably be funny.”

- Paula Deen

“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing.”

― Richard P. Feynman

"I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.”

― Michel de Montaigne

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

— Oscar Wilde

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”

— Albert Einstein

When you are truly comfortable in your own skin, not everyone will like you, but you won’t care one bit.

It’s not wrong not to care. It can’t be that bad if it makes you happy.

Don’t care if someone hates you, people usually hate the one who is better than them.

I Don't Care Attitude Quotes

Not caring is not just something you think about, you have to act like it to make yourself believe.

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Don’t try to please everyone, you will lose yourself. Don’t care about the people who don’t like you.

If you want to live, stop asking permission. Do it now and regret it later.

I don’t care what people think. People are stupid.

I don’t care what anybody says about me as long as it isn’t true.

Sometimes, you just have to stop caring, you have to turn off all emotion and feeling to protect yourself from getting hurt.

You Don’t Care About Me Quotes

Quotes for the time you have to confront someone for taking you for granted.

I care about you, but if you consider me like tissue paper, then I will go away from you. After that, you will imagine how much I care about you, and then you will alas to get me in touch again.

I care for you, and I want you to know it’s painful, loving someone who doesn’t love you back.

When you stop caring, that’s when they want to start caring.

I would care about you much more than you know, much more than you think if only you knew.

I don’t care if you never speak to me again as long as you remember me for a lifetime.

The most miserable people are those who care deeply.

I cannot care for something that has broken my heart and bit my hand.

I wish people appreciated what they had at the moment and not until the person they took for granted didn’t care anymore.

I can’t care for those who cannot care for me.

When people treat you like they don’t care, believe them.

I Don’t Care What Others Think About Me Anymore Quotes

The only opinion about you that matters is that you keep about yourself.

The moment you stop caring is the moment when things get better. Don’t waste your time trying to please others.

Just a reminder, what other people think of you is none of your business.

The easiest way to avoid getting hurt is to stop caring but not caring is the hardest thing to do.

Ignore those people who talk about you behind your back; that’s where they belong.

Just because I don’t care doesn’t mean I have feelings. It’s just that these feelings are really dead for you.

I can’t care about something so distasteful. It’s not my style.

“Never dull your shine for somebody else.”

― Tyra Banks

“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

“Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.”

— Angelina Jolie

“There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.”

― Marianne Williamson

I Don’t Care Who Judges Me Quotes

You won’t move forward in life if you overthink what people think of you.

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“Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

― Tina Fey

“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

― Charlotte Brontë

Don’t be embarrassed by who you are. They’re going to judge you no matter what you do.

Your uniqueness is your own business. Do not care about those who wish to put you into a box.

When all things turn sour, there is no other choice but to stop caring and move forward.

I don’t care about your opinion. You are not a person who can understand my dreams.

I pretend I don’t care, but deep down, I really still don’t care.

Your opinion is of no consequence to me, because I know I am awesome.

The more you care about what others think of you, the more you will feel like an image created for their enjoyment. You are real and you are yourself, so stop caring and live.

“There is nothing more attractive than confidence, once she sees her own beauty, everyone else will.”

― Habeeb Akand

I Don’t Think What You Think of Me Quotes

Once you increase your worth in your eyes, nothing can bring it down.

“Most people just want to see you fall, that’s more reason to stand tall.”

― Emma Michelle

Don’t try to please everyone, you will lose yourself, don’t care about the people who don’t like you.

If your problems don’t involve other people, do not involve them because they will not care.

By not caring too much about what people think, I’m able to think for myself and propagate ideas that are very often unpopular. And I succeed.

– Albert Ellis

“I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do. That is character!”

– Theodore Roosevelt

Stop caring what people think. Stop taking caution in your actions. Listen to what you want. Do what you want. This is your life. Live it.

There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t even jump puddles for you.

“Similarly, only people as misanthropic as myself can be counted on not to have to lie to others, since we have the unique luxury of not caring what sort of opinions others formulate about us.”

– Boyd Rice

“The trick is not caring what EVERYBODY thinks of you and just caring about what the RIGHT people think of you.”

– Brian Bendis

You are real. You are you. And you are enough. Stop caring what others think.

I Don’t Care About You Anymore Quotes

The best feeling in the world is getting over someone you cared so much for, but who took you for granted.

It’s all about levels. I care a lot about things I like, and I don’t care for things that I don’t. And right now you’re on the ground level.

Sometimes people just keep on giving until they give everything away until they just don’t care.

I am not here to please anyone but myself. So send all your complaints and address them to I don’t care.

My business is my own, so stop. Do not care about what I do, what I wear, and what I drink because I certainly don’t care about you.

It might have taken a while but I realized that you’re not worth it anymore and now I can’t feel anything at all. I just don’t care.

I can’t be bothered to care for something so not fabulous.

I don’t need to be in a relationship to be happy, and I don’t care what you think of me.

I cared while you pretended, and now that you do, I don’t. Not anymore. Not ever.

I don’t care if anyone thinks that I am wrong. I am not born to prove myself to useless people.

I have reached a point in life where I feel it is no longer necessary to try to impress anyone. If they like me the way I am, good. And if they don’t, it’s their loss.

I Don’t Need Anyone in My Life Quotes

Before you let anyone love you, love yourself. Before you let anyone make you a priority, make yourself your number one priority first.

Your uniqueness is your own business. Do not care about those who wish to put you into a box.

My phone will not ring, no messages will come, despite the fact that I want it to, I just don’t care anymore.

“I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.”

― Amy Poehler

“Few and mean as my gifts may be, I actually am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It’s better sometimes to not care than to be too good, people will always take what they never stress to get for granted, easy come, easy go.”

– Blaze Olamiday

The world is going to keep bashing me for whatever I do, and I’m going to keep not caring.

– Jaden Smith

"Explain to me how you having a problem with me is my problem "

– Dan Pearce

“I’m starting to get used to this feeling of not caring about anything.”

– J. A. Redmerski

“I don't try to be candy-coated. I don't try to walk on eggshells. I am what I am. Love me or hate me.”

- Pink

Self-love is the greatest gift you can give yourself. I hope you enjoyed these quotes. If you have any similar quotes, share them in the comments.

  1. Sam A. Sapienza says:

    “I like you, and I don’t care what they say about you in Texas.” Old Navy saying.