Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
– Oprah Winfrey
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
“Respect” is not something we should beg to others, it is something we should generously give to ourselves.
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
– Mae West
What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self- respect.
– George Bernard Shaw
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
– Axel Munthe
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
Never beg for a relationship. Be brave to accept the one who really wants to be with you and reject the one who just pretends to be with you.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self- respect.
– Theodore Parker
Only make decisions that support your self- image, self- esteem, and self- worth.
– Oprah Winfrey
It’s always good to compromise only when, the other side understands your feelings. But, it’s not good to bend so much that you loose your existence. :)
I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.
– Ralph Ellison
There are other measures of self- respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self- respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
– John Herschel
Self- respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
– H.L. Mencken
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self- respect.
– Thomas Huxley