To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
– Theodore Parker
Self-respect can be an extension of your ego or a priceless virtue.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self-respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Orison Swett Marden
If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.
Character the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
Selfrespect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
-Abraham Joshua Heschel
Selfcontrol is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.
Love is a combination of care, commitment, knowledge, responsibility, respect and trust.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
Self-respect is something that can’t be killed. The worst thing is to kill a man’s pretense at it.
Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.
Self-respect, Colie. If you don’t have it, the world will walk all over you.
I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.
I would rather be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self-respect.
Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having, has a price.
Love is proved the moment you let go of someone because they need you to.
-Shannon L. Alder
What a fool I would have been to let self-respect interfere with my happiness!
You got nothin’ to lose but your self-respect.
-Wendelin Van Draanen
Self respect is the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
A quest for self-respect is proof of its lack.
No amount of money on this planet and beyond should be able to buy your self-worth, dignity & respect.
And read read all the time read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life.
-David Mccullough Jr.
Happiness is the highest form of self respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his selfrespect.
What was so miraculous about a relationship that was based more on my gratitude than on mutual self respect.
For God’s sake, have some self respect and do not run off at the mouth if your brain is out to lunch.
No boundary or barrier surrounds the heart of a person that loves their self and others.
Shannon L. Alder
To gain self respect, you need to put yourself first.
Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value.
A person you excuse from any genuine challenge is a person you do not truly respect.
John H. Mcwhorter
If you’re going to maintain any kind of self respect, you’re going to have to keep secrets from yourself..
True compassion is about not bruising the other person’s self-respect.
Self pity, while it should be accorded due respect, is the greatest of all acids to the human soul.
We all deserve to be treated with nothing but respect. In order to command respect from others, we must first and foremost respect ourselves.
To be able to live each day with honor, respect and dignity is the greatest achievement of all.
If you only knew how to respect my heart, I wouldn’t have found a reason to let you go.
Self respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Be the love of your love, not the slave of your love.
A man of self respect doesn’t turn into a milch cow for anybody.
Self worth: the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person; self esteem; self respect.
All continuous suffering, is self inflicted.
Justin K. Mcfarlane Beau
Humility is the only thing that can restore a relationship, when respect has been lost.
Shannon L. Alder
You will never attain and maintain more than you think you deserve.
Self love, self respect, self approval, and self worth do not equal selfish.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his selfrespect.
Thomas S. Monson
Love yourself, love your uniqueness. You are the only person can be true to yourself.
Lailah Gifty Akita
We are the wining fighters we are today because we are the products of rougher times that, didn’t break ‘selfrespect’ during tested periods.
Everything which causes us to lose our enthusiasm and self respect, is harmful; even if it means power, money or success.
Love and respect for self should become a necessity.
You never know what forms self respect will take, especially with people whose rules of life are few.
True compassion is about not bruising the other person’s selfrespect.
You can’t belittle a person in one breath and then expect them to grow selfrespect and selfreliance with the next.
Self respect is the early form in which greatness appears….
Orison Swett Marden
Tension has a way of tearing down your self image.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self respect.
Great selfrespect is as often manifested in forbearance as in resentment….