Where we desire to be informed 'tis good to contest with men above ourselves; but to confirm and establish our opinions, 'tis best to argue with judgments below our own, that the frequent spoils and victories over their reasons may settle in ourselves an esteem and confirmed opinion of our own.
Hypocrisy itself does great honor, or rather justice, to religion, and tacitly acknowledges it to be an ornament to human nature. The hypocrite would not be at so much pains to put on the appearance of virtue, if he did not know it was the most proper and effectual means to gain the love and esteem of mankind.
Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.
Flattery is the worst and falsest way of showing our esteem
I've always had a body image problem. No self esteem. And that will never leave me.
The man of affectation may, perhaps, be reclaimed, by finding how little he is likely to gain by perpetual constraint and incessant vigilance, and how much more securely he might make his way to esteem, by cultivating real, than by displaying counter
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
In general I esteem it a good maxim, that the best way to preserve the confidence of the people durably is to promote their true interest.
Cherish believes that God made her with a special purpose. Like any teenage girl, she has her insecurities, but for the most part she has a real healthy self-esteem.
Nothing is so soothing to our self esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.
Wedded love is founded on esteem.
In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
Honesty, disinterestedness and good nature are indispensable to procure the esteem and confidence of those with whom we live, and on whose esteem our happiness depends.
Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding
A person who performs good Karma (deeds) is always held in high esteem.
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity makes us desire the esteem of others.
The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousness is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Self-esteem is different than conceit. Conceit is the weirdest disease in the world. It makes everyone sick except the one who has it.
In order to be happy we require all kinds of supports to our self-esteem. We are human beings, therefore human beings are the purpose of god's creation
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.
Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls- they give us hope!