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Self respect is a must have. People with self respect is the most respected people. We need to grow an well defined self respect that reflects the inner beauty of our soul. Check out this amazing collection of 55+ Self Respect quotes and sayings.



1. 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
2. You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for one's self-respect to be a punching bag. Ed Koch
3 Self-respect knows no considerations. Mahatma Gandhi
4. There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. 'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance. John C. Maxwell
5. Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect. Thomas S. Monson
6. Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
7. The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect. Thomas Huxley
8. Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life. Joe Clark
9. For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don't rely too much on other people's opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you. Luke Evans
10. The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion
11. We don't need bigger cars or fancier clothes. We need self-respect, identity, community, love, variety, beauty, challenge and a purpose in living that is greater than material accumulation. Donella Meadows
12. 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 Turner
13. That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. William J. H. Boetcker
14. Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price. Joan Didion
15. There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day. Ralph Waldo Emerson
16. Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price. Joan Didion
17. You start to look at it with a deeper respect and I think that deeper respect for what you do builds more self-respect. Jimmy Chamberlin
18. Financial problems cause distress and loss of self-respect. Joseph B. Wirthlin
19. Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect. Eric Hoffer
20. Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. Theodore Parker
21. Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. H. L. Mencken
22. Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there. May Sarton
23. Self-respect is a commodity worth cleaving to. Diane Lane
24. No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect. George Bernard Shaw
25. When you know that you can overcome challenges, you do gain that self-respect, and then you won't end up in a situation that you regret later on. Danica McKellar
26. Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect. Bruno Bettelheim
27. Self-sufficiency is vitally important to my self-respect. I never wanted to rely on my parents in that way, because I knew that if I got used to it, I'd be reliant all my life. Eliot Sumner
28. My mother has a tremendous amount of pride and self-respect. She won't take assistance from anybody. Victor Mitchell
29. It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music. Barry Gibb
30. I try to write about a woman finding her self-respect, valuing herself, and liking herself again. But what one desperately wants now is to write a proper novel. Kate O'Mara
31. I definitely think that, for a woman, the biggest turn-on is the mind. Otherwise, obviously you want someone who keeps up with himself and has self-respect and self-confidence. Jennifer Nettles
32. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you. Lao Tzu
33. Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius
34. 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. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
35. Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion
36. They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them. Mahatma Gandhi
37. Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
38. I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect. Mahatma Gandhi
39. Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage. Thucydides
40. Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect. George Sand
41. Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. Marcus Aurelius
42. Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women. Gordon B. Hinckley
43. Self-respect--the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious. H.L. Mencken
45. Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives. Amit Ray
46. Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy. Robert Tew
47. You got nothin' to lose but your self-respect. Wendelin Van Draanen
48. A quest for self-respect is proof of its lack. Ayn Rand
49. Happiness is the highest form of self-respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his self-respect. Maury Rubin
50. Self respect and reality is tough rival when it comes to balance it honestly. Ankit Samrat
51. Self Respect " respects boundaries, yours or other's. "Ego" is so full of self, it sees no boundaries. Drishti Bablani.
52. The respect you show to others (or lack thereof) is an immediate reflection on your self respect. Alex Elle
53. Without self-esteem and respect for others, you cannot be true to your own values. Auliq-Ice
54. Self-respect is nothing but self-confidence. Debasish Mridha
55. You will never choose love greater than what you believe you deserve and what other insecure people tell your lack of self esteem to have faith in. Shannon L. Alder
56. Self respect by definition is a confidence and pride in feeling that you are behaving in an honorable and dignified manner. -Respect yourself by respecting others. Miya Yamanouchi
57. Humility is one of the best expressions of self respect. Debasish Mridha
58. Self-love, self-confident and self-determination. Lailah Gifty Akita
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