Quotation Explorer - 'Esteem'

While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
oh God! what am I to do if I love nothing but fame and men's esteem? - Leo Tolstoy
Admire and adore the Author of the telescopic universe, love and esteem the work, do all in your power to lessen ill, and increase good, but never assume to comprehend. - John Adams
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our lives. - Sri Madhava
Happiness does not come in large incomes or the most exotic home, it comes in small doses of a great self esteem which can be built upon the strengths of an individual. - Nicholas A. McGirr
If you truly feel that self esteem and motivation have to happen first before you can make changes in your life, then we’ll probably be sharing walkers at a retirement home as we talk over what might have been. - Shannon L. Alder
An average man is egoistic, proud and has strong self esteem. They always require partners who massage their ego not those who will drag their ego to the mud. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
People shouldn’t be ashamed of what they are. And it will help them, to gain self esteem and confidence. - M.F. Moonzajer
Ladies, get confident bout yourselves, build up your self-worth and esteem, love yourself and be proud of your achievements and your man will adore you for life. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. - George Washington
Why would you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers? - Helen Banham Carter
The actual confident man, the man truly sure of himself, is not he who esteems himself higher than others, but he who is sure enough that he can bear to esteem others higher than himself. - Criss Jami
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. - Thomas Paine
Empowered Women 101: If he has to destroy other people to raise your self esteem and level of trust then he is not a son of God and guess what your not a daughter of God for letting him do it. - Shannon L. Alder
Perfection is a faux. It’s a mask carved by our own poor esteem to hide who we really are and make others see what really isn’t us. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Don't back down just to keep the peace. Standing up for yourself builds self confidence and self esteem. - Oprah Winfrey
What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; it's dearness only that gives everthing its value. - Thomas Paine
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves it s amazing what they can accomplish. - Sam Walton
Though people know the meaning of the word acceptance, people are ignorant about it. Thinking acceptance may hurt their self esteem. - Pushkar Saraf
Most talk of a catholic spirit but it is only till they have been brought into the pale of their own church. This is downright sectarianism, not Catholicism. How can I act consistently, unless I receive and love all the children of God, whom I esteem to be such, of whatever denomination they may be? - George Whitefield
Don't always think about being a subordinate, otherwise you would lose your self esteem and not succeed in society. - Saaif Alam
Those who with high self esteem makes deep and lasting connections with their own unique way to make all the difference in the world. - Kishore Bansal
As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold. - Jonathan Swift
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow. - Thomas Paine
Self care, self love.Self esteem, self confidence - Lailah Gifty Akita
You will never choose love greater than what you believe you deserve and what other insecure people tell your lack of self esteem to have faith in. - Shannon L. Alder
Self esteem and I, get along just fine. It often comes and peer out of the windows of my eyes--a beautiful view from these heights. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
I don't want to oppress men or demand to be given rights beyond what's held by them, but neither do I want men to oppress women. As God's creations, we should be held in equal esteem. - Kim Vogel Sawyer
One does not hate as long as one has a low esteem of someone, but only when one esteems him as an equal or a superior. - Friedrich Nietzsche
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. - Unknown
I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it. - Confucius
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value. - Thomas Paine
It is naturally given to all men to esteem their own inventions best. - Thomas More
The belief that personality is mysterious and irreducible has no scientific warrant, and is accepted chiefly because it is flattering to our human self esteem. - Bertrand Russell
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
Other people's opinion have no impact on your self esteem unless you allow it. - Kishore Bansal
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
HOURI, n. A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence marks a noble discontent with his earthly spouse, whom he denies a soul. By that good lady the Houris are said to be held in deficient esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated. - Thomas Paine
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self-respect, dignity, integrity, and self- esteem. - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
You have to look in the mirror and do one of two things; love or hate who you see. So, be good to yourself - it's all the esteem you have. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
RACK, n. An argumentative implement formerly much used in persuading devotees of a false faith to embrace the living truth. As a call to the unconverted the rack never had any particular efficacy, and is now held in light popular esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
Never trust a person that doesn't trust you... If they lack trust they don't have faith in you. If they lack faith then they don't esteem you highly. If they lack esteem for you than how can you expect them to treat you fairly? - Ana Marie Velazquez
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