Self Respect Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Don’t grow a wish bone where your back bone aught to be.
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.
In my day, we didn’t have self- esteem, we had self- respect, and no more of it than we had earned.
- Jane Haddam
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self- respect.
- Theodore Parker
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
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
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
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
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.