Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
– Helen Keller
I’m not a backup plan, and definitely not a second choice.
Cutting people out of my life, does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.
Never beg for a relationship. Be brave to accept the one who really wants to be with you and reject the one who just pretends to be with you.
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy.
No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.
– Marilyn Monroe
Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
– Adolf Hitler
A man who respects a woman must be a reasonable man!
How can you respect others without respecting yourself?
Happiness blooms in the presence of self-respect,and the absence of ego.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
When you say yes to others make sure you are not saying no to yourself.
Better to die on your feet than live on your knees.
Self respect isn’t ignoring your flaws: it’s embracing them.
What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.
Don’t grow a wish bone where your back bone aught to be.
Before you respect others respect yourself first.
If you don’t have respect for yourself, you won’t get it anywhere else.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.
– Oprah Winfrey
Don’t ever dumb yourself down just to make someone else feel comfortable.
Love yourself first, and then others.
– Chetan Bhagat
Self respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
I don’t respect those who don’t respect me. You call it ego. I call it self respect.
If you don’t, others won’t either. Remember, the world sees what you put out there, so hold yourself to a high standard of grace and elegance.
It’s always good to compromise only when, the other side understands your feelings. But, it’s not good to bend so much that you loose your existence. :)
True happiness comes when you can look at your self and like what you see!
In this world only one person is important for you: Only you.
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.
Carry yourself like a Queen and you’ll get your King. Carry yourself as a hoe and we’ll see how far you go.
They cannot take away our self- respect if we do not give it to them.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Never make your self feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
– Lao Tzu
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
To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.
Look yourself in the mirror and wish you could date yourself!
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
– Sarah Dessen
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one’s self- respect.
– Emma Goldman
Know your worth. Know when you have had enough. And move on from the people who keep chipping away at your happiness.
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
Say what you mean, mean what you say.
Only make decisions that support your self- image, self- esteem, and self- worth.
– Oprah Winfrey
Never be an *option*.
Respect yourself enough not to accept disrespect from others.
Respect is a universal language.
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
– Axel Munthe
Self respect – is the greatest gift we can give to our self.
Respecting others – is the greatest gift we can give to our community.
God created you as you are. Learn to love it. Learn to live it.
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self- respect.
– George Bernard Shaw