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
Never beg for a relationship. Be brave to accept the one who really wants to be with you and reject the one who just pretends to be with you.
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
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.
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy.
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
Only make decisions that support your self- image, self- esteem, and self- worth.
– Oprah Winfrey
No leader deserved respect if he or she did not respect himself, because respect is reciprocal.
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
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
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
– Helen Keller
Self respect – is the greatest gift we can give to our self.
Respecting others – is the greatest gift we can give to our community.
There are other measures of self- respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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