Quotation Explorer - 'Self-Respect'

My self-respect is my biggest cock block. - Maggie Young
Give yourself a great self-respect to know who you are then your confidence will shine on you - Rashedur Ryan Rahman
Every thing's for sale out here. Anything you want. About the only thing you can't buy is my dignity and self-respect, cause those were the first to go. And I gave them away for free. - excerpt from: freefalling - Darlenne Susan Girard
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue. - John Herschel
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self-respect, dignity, integrity, and self- esteem. - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady. - Thomas H. Huxley
Compassion is essential, but it’s not a substitute for self-expression, or self-respect, or self-compassion. Emotional self-care is also essential, but gently soothing our wounds does not replace communicating about them. - Vironika Tugaleva
To forgive others, in order to forgive ourselves, because in their roles as our mirrors, they have been nothing other than a tool to our lack of self-love, a lack of self-recognition, and a lack of self-respect. - Human Angels
Sacrifice do with a lot of restriction,give when you can bear the pain If you are ready to give away (something valuable) to get at least a possibility to gain something else of value (such as self-respect, trust, love, freedom, prosperity), or to avoid an even greater loss,Sacrifice. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
If you have to choose between your self-respect & ego and other person; choose your self-respect & ego.Because other person may leave you at their will but your self-respect & ego will always support and carry you even in toughest situations. - Nikita Dudani
Positive self-esteem must be preceded by self-respect. To get self-respect you have to do something good. - Louis Zamperini
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. - Robert Byrne
My life got happier when I trusted my gut to tell me when to open the door or close the door. There is joy to be found in keeping away from people & situations which could harm my self-respect my peace my worth. - Karen Salmansohn
Only education, self-respect and rational qualities will uplift the down-trodden. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. - Rabbi Abraham Heschel
In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.
Happiness is the highest form of self-respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his self-respect. - Maery Rubin
Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity growswith the ability to say no to oneself. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect and their oneness, and should insist upon choosing as their representatives only such persons as are good and true. - Mahatma Gandhi
And read… read all the time… read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self-respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life. - David McCullough Jr.
Read. Read all the time. Read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self-respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life. (Wellesly High School commencement speech, You Are Not Special, 6-12) - Teacher David McCullough
[P]eople with self-respect have the courage of their mistakes. They know the price of things. - Joan Didion
What we get when we turn pro is we find our power. We find our will and our voice and we find our self-respect. We become who we always were but had, until then, been afraid to embrace and live out. - Steven Pressfield, Turning Pro
Never be ruled by possessions, and never, ever make wealth more important to you than your self-respect and your dignity." - Lady Taylor - Julie Garwood
Self-respect is nothing but self-confidence. - Debasish Mridha
Self-respect leads to self-discipline and self-discipline paves a way for respect towards others. - Unarine Ramaru
A person who has self-love and self-respect has everything. - Debasish Mridha
Could hell be a place where there is no self-respect? A place where people have no pride in their own existence or behavior, and thus would have none for anyone or anything else? - Neil Peart
If he doesn't want your heart. He doesn't deserve your body. Don't neglect your SELF-RESPECT. - Surgeo Bell
I can teach you how to respect but self-respect is self taught. - Unarine Ramaru
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black; it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. - June Jordan
You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation. - Sarah Addison Allen
The idea that Love Must Be Tough dictates that we be willing to set another person free- even if it causes us great pain to let go. When we do this, we maximize the chances that that loved one will not leave, because the cage door has been opened and self-respect has been affirmed. - James Dobson
Self-control is the chief element in self-respect and self-respect is the chief element in courage. - Thucydides
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
For God's sake, have some self-respect and do not run off at the mouth if your brain is out to lunch. - Anton Chekhov
The concept of virginity is a social construct. If you’re wondering if my commercial value, self-respect, and/or quality of my immortal soul has been affected by things that have gone in or out of my vagina the answer is no. - Christy Leigh Stewart
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. - William J. H. Boetcker
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
It is okay to lobby for success. But it best to succeed like a royalty. Success from a position of self-respect and optimism beats success from a position of fear and insecurity anyday, anytime. The journey is also as important as the destination. - Asuni LadyZeal
It takes courage to live your truth. But what you get in return is self-respect. - Auliq Ice
I've learned that if someone threatens my peace of mind, self-respect, or self-worth... I must walk away. I owe it to myself... I owe it to my future. - Steve Maraboli
Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt. - Ambrose Bierce
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power. - Clint Eastwood
be a woman of confidence and self-respect; give a man a reason worth fighting for. - Nikki Rowe
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. - Theodore Parker
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