Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
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
“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
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
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
Look yourself in the mirror and wish you could date yourself!
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
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
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
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
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
Before you respect others respect yourself first.
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
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self- respect.
- Thomas Huxley
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.