Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
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.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
- Oprah Winfrey
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
- Mae West
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. :)
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and respect yourself.
- Brian Tracy
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.
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
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
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
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
Look yourself in the mirror and wish you could date yourself!
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