Self Respect Quotes

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

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

It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.

Dale E. Turner

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

Abraham J. Heschel

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.

Ralph W. Sockman

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.

Unknown

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.

Unknown

Not respecting yourself, is the same as committing suicide at a slow rate.

Unknown

Without self-respect there can be no genuine success. Success won at the cost of self-respect is not success � for what shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own self-respect.

Forbes

You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.

Edward Koch

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

Unknown

Nothing short of self-respect and that justice which is essential to a national character ought to involve us in war; for sure I am, if this country is preserved in tranquillity twenty years longer, it may bid defiance, in a just cause, to any power

George Washington

In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.

Jane Haddam

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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