Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health, self-esteem, not its cause
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.
One does not hate as long as one has a low esteem of someone, but only when one esteems him as an equal or a superior.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
People who project negativity typically have low self-esteem. They feel badly about themselves, and their negativity is simply a reflection of those feelings.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
Self esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.
Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, good luck, mistakes, patience about fate, and sober self-esteem
Associate with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Persecutors fear loss of control. Rescuers fear loss of purpose. Rescuers need Victimssomeone to protect or fixto bolster their self-esteem.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.
Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness and genius, but leave me also my sincerity, my constancy, and my plain dealing; 'tis all I have to recommend me to the esteem either of others or myself.
The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.
žNever esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.
Now I can let these dream killers kill my self esteem-or use my arrogance as steam to power my dreams!!!
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Self-esteem isn't everything; it's just that there's nothing without it