Self Respect Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
- Emma Goldman
Don’t ever dumb yourself down just to make someone else feel comfortable.
“Respect” is not something we should beg to others, it is something we should generously give to ourselves.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
- Lao Tzu
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
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
Self- respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
- H.L. Mencken
Carry yourself like a Queen and you’ll get your King. Carry yourself as a hoe and we’ll see how far you go.
Doing great to yourself is an another kind of respect.
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller
We are all something, but none of us are everything.
- Blaise Pascal
The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and respect yourself.
- Brian Tracy