If you respect yourself in stressful situations, it will help you see the positive… It will help you see the message in the mess.
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.
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect
Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough.
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.
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.
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
Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
If you think you can do it, or you think you can't do it, You are right.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
Procrastination is like Masturbation; In the end you're just screwing yourself.
We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider what it is that they are sacrificing when they follow in a herd, or when they cater for their establishment
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself
You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.
Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price.
Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
The still lake without ripples is an image of our minds at ease, so full of unlimited friendliness for all the junk at the bottom of the lake that we don't feel the need to churn up the waters just to avoid looking at what's there.