Self Respect Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
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
You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
- Sarah Dessen
Don’t ever dumb yourself down just to make someone else feel comfortable.
Know your worth. Know when you have had enough. And move on from the people who keep chipping away at your happiness.
A man who respects a woman must be a reasonable man!
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
They cannot take away our self- respect if we do not give it to them.
- Mahatma Gandhi
How can you respect others without respecting yourself?
No leader deserved respect if he or she did not respect himself, because respect is reciprocal.
Self- respect can be an extension of your ego or a priceless virtue.
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
- Michel de Montaigne
Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
- Emma Goldman
No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.
- Marilyn Monroe
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
- Lao Tzu
Self- respect permeates every aspect of your life.
- Joe Clark
Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
- Adolf Hitler
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.
Self- control is the chief element in self- respect, and self- respect is the chief element in courage.
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.
- George Sand
Self- respect is a core component of one’s mental and emotional health. Without it, we start down a path towards insanity.