Self Respect Quotes - Page 2

Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves.
– Bonaro W. Overstreet

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
– Frederick Douglass

To value his own good opinion, a child has to feel that he is a worth while person. He has to have confidence in himself as an individual.
– Sidonie Gruenberg

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

We are at war between consciousness and nature, between the desire for permanence and the fact of flux. It is ourself against ourselves.
– Alan Watts

It is good to be helpful and kindly, but don’t give yourself to be melted into candle grease for the benefit of the tallow trade.
– George Eliot

If one is estranged from oneself, then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
– William Shakespeare

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self knowledge and self respect.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley

You should examine yourself daily. If you find faults, you should correct them. When you find none, you should try even harder.
– Israel Zangwill

What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
– Paul Ambroise

Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self respect.
– Thomas S. Monson

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

I understand the dignity of a life, but our right is much more dignified than life, our freedom, and our self-respect.
– V.Prabhakaran

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

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

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self respect.
– Marcus Aurelius

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 Montaigne

Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self respect, but for respect from others.
– Barry Bonds

To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence self-respect, and their oneness.
– Mohandas K. Gandhi