Self respect Quotes | Quotes on self respect

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.
-Nelson Mandela



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.
-Maya Angelou


I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.
-Charlotte Bronte


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


Respect yourself and others will respect you.


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


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.
-Fyodor Dostoyevsky


I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.
Mahatma Gandhi



Character the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
-Joan Didion


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.
-Bell Hooks


To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
-Joan Didion


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


Self-respect, Colie. If you don’t have it, the world will walk all over you.
-Sarah Dessen


I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.
-Amit Kalantri



I would rather be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self-respect.
-Mandy Hale


Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having, has a price.
-Joan Didion


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!
-Kurt Vonnegut



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.
-H.l. Mencken


A quest for self-respect is proof of its lack.
-Ayn Rand


No amount of money on this planet and beyond should be able to buy your self-worth, dignity & respect.
-Nikida Taste


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.

Maery Rubin



What was so miraculous about a relationship that was based more on my gratitude than on mutual self respect.

Justina Chen


For God’s sake, have some self respect and do not run off at the mouth if your brain is out to lunch.

Anton Chekhov


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.

Lorii Myers


Self respect, self worth and self love, all start with self. Stop looking outside of yourself for your value.

Rob Liano


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..

David Eddings


True compassion is about not bruising the other person’s self-respect.

Naoki Higashida


Self pity, while it should be accorded due respect, is the greatest of all acids to the human soul.

Paul Hoffman


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.

Jourdane Erasquin


Self respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.

John Herschel


Be the love of your love, not the slave of your love.

Amit Kalantri



A man of self respect doesn’t turn into a milch cow for anybody.

Ayn Rand


Self worth: the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person; self esteem; self respect.

Heather Gunter


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.

Rob Liano



Self love, self respect, self approval, and self worth do not equal selfish.

Mandy Hale


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.

Darmie Orem.


Everything which causes us to lose our enthusiasm and self respect, is harmful; even if it means power, money or success.

Paulo Coelho


Love and respect for self should become a necessity.

Winsome Campbell-green


You never know what forms self respect will take, especially with people whose rules of life are few.

Saul Bellow


True compassion is about not bruising the other person’s selfrespect.

Naoki Higashida


You can’t belittle a person in one breath and then expect them to grow selfrespect and selfreliance with the next.

Tim Greaton


Self respect is the early form in which greatness appears….

Orison Swett Marden


Tension has a way of tearing down your self image.

Emerson Eggerichs


Never violate the sacredness of your individual self respect.

Theodore Parker



Great selfrespect is as often manifested in forbearance as in resentment….

E.d.e.n. Southworth


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