Self Respect Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
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
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: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
- H.L. Mencken
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
- Emma Goldman
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Don’t ever dumb yourself down just to make someone else feel comfortable.
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
We are all something, but none of us are everything.
- Blaise Pascal
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
- Lao Tzu
They cannot take away our self- respect if we do not give it to them.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Carry yourself like a Queen and you’ll get your King. Carry yourself as a hoe and we’ll see how far you go.
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
Know your worth. Know when you have had enough. And move on from the people who keep chipping away at your happiness.
Self- respect permeates every aspect of your life.
- Joe Clark
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
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
Self respect is something that can’t be killed. The worst thing is to kill a man’s pretense at it.
- Ayn Rand
Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.
- George Sand
Happiness blooms in the presence of self-respect,and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.
- Mahatma Gandhi