Self Respect Quotes and Sayings

rue happiness comes when you can look at your self and like what you see!


Submitted by: shelly

Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.

Submitted by: Anonymous

How can you respect others without respecting yourself?

Submitted by: Anonymous

Don’t grow a wish bone where your back bone aught to be.

Submitted by: Amanda K

We are all something, but none of us are everything.
Blaise Pascal

Carry yourself like a Queen and you’ll get your King. Carry yourself as a hoe and we’ll see how far you go.

Self- respect permeates every aspect of your life.
– Joe Clark

To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self- respect.
– Theodore Parker

Self- respect can be an extension of your ego or a priceless virtue.


They cannot take away our self- respect if we do not give it to them.
Mahatma Gandhi

Self- respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
– John Herschel

Know your worth. Know when you have had enough. And move on from the people who keep chipping away at your happiness.

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

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.

A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
– Axel Munthe

Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
– Peter McArthur

If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
– Proverb


There are other measures of self- respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Lao Tzu

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self- respect.
George Bernard Shaw

Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
– Emma Goldman

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