Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
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
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
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
There are other measures of self- respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Respect” is not something we should beg to others, it is something we should generously give to ourselves.
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
Self- respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
– H.L. Mencken
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!
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
Don’t ever dumb yourself down just to make someone else feel comfortable.
How can you respect others without respecting yourself?
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
– Emma Goldman
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy.