Self Respect Quotes - Page 3

If someone in your life talked to you the way you talk to yourself, you would have left them long ago.
– Carla Gordon

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham J. Heschel

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
– Cyril Connolly

Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions of us, forms our true honor.
– Johann Friedrich Schiller

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self respect.
– Eric Hoffer

Amid my list of blessings infinite, Stands this the foremost, ‘That my heart has bled.’
– Edward Young

It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty.
– Lord Peterborough

It is necessary to the happiness of a man that he be mentally faithful to himself.
– Thomas Paine

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
– André Gide

I never work just to work. It’s some combination of laziness and self respect.
– Harold Ramis

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

I think somehow we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
– May Sarton

It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music.
– Barry Gibb

Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
– Gordon B. Hinckley

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
– Maya Angelou

You don’t know what power you have until you make choices in a hard time.
– Lord Dragnys

Self-respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
– H L Mencken