Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
“Respect” is not something we should beg to others, it is something we should generously give to ourselves.
When you say yes to others make sure you are not saying no to yourself.
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
- Sarah Dessen
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
- Mae West
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and respect yourself.
- Brian Tracy
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
Look yourself in the mirror and wish you could date yourself!
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self- respect.
- Theodore Parker
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self- respect.
- George Bernard Shaw
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
- Axel Munthe
Only make decisions that support your self- image, self- esteem, and self- worth.
- Oprah Winfrey
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
- Oprah Winfrey
No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.
- Marilyn Monroe
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
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self- respect.
- Thomas Huxley
In my day, we didn’t have self- esteem, we had self- respect, and no more of it than we had earned.
- Jane Haddam
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
- Cyril Connolly
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
- Peter McArthur
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
You cannot give respect if you don’t have it, respect yourself and respecting others will automatic.
Sometimes you have to try not to care, no matter how much you do, because sometimes you can mean nothing to someone who means so much to you. It’s not pride, it is self- respect.
Know your worth. Know when you have had enough. And move on from the people who keep chipping away at your happiness.
They cannot take away our self- respect if we do not give it to them.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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
How can you respect others without respecting yourself?
A man who respects a woman must be a reasonable man!
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. :)
Self respect – is the greatest gift we can give to our self.
Respecting others – is the greatest gift we can give to our community.
Respect yourself enough not to accept disrespect from others.
It doesn’t mater if you’re emo or preppy or a nerd you are who you are enjoy yourself and your self respect, don’t let anyone take it away from you.