Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
– Oprah Winfrey
“Respect” is not something we should beg to others, it is something we should generously give to ourselves.
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
– Mae West
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
Self respect – is the greatest gift we can give to our self.
Respecting others – is the greatest gift we can give to our community.
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
No leader deserved respect if he or she did not respect himself, because respect is reciprocal.
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
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
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
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: 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
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
Self- respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
– John Herschel
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy.