100+ Best Self Respect Quotes And Sayings

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Self-respect is the fruit of discipline… – Abraham J. Heschel

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. ―J. M. Barrie

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. ― Michel de Montaigne

Everyone should be their own biggest fan. – Kanye West

Self Respect Quotes

Everyone is a star and deserves the right to twinkle. —Marilyn Monroe

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.― Charlotte Brontë

Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

The more you love yourself, the less nonsense you’ll tolerate.

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. ­­-­ Maya Angelou

When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t. ―Jodi Picoult

Self–worth is so vital to your happiness that if you don’t feel good about yourself, it’s hard to feel good about anything else.

Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends. ― Author-Poet Aberjhani

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

If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything. —Alexander Hamilton

We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and—despite True Romance magazines—we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, despite our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look into the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.― Hunter S. Thompson

Talk to yourself like someone you love. – Brene Brown

Do we not realize that self-respect comes with self-reliance? – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.―Theodore Roosevelt

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. – Laozi

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. ― Jack Kornfield

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you. – Lao Tzu

Do not tolerate disrespect, not even from yourself. —Shipra Gaur

In my youth, it was a way I had, To do my best to please. And change, with every passing lad To suit his theories. But now I know the things I know And do the things I do, And if you do not like me so, To hell, my love, with you.

To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. – Robert Morely

Love yourself first, and then others. – Chetan Bhagat

With the realization of one’s potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world. – The Dalai Lama

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.―Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, and why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things that add quality and beauty to life.— Andrew Matthews

Never compromise on self-respect, and do not lose yourself in the process of chasing others. – Unknown

Eating well is a form of self-respect. —Colleen Quigley

Love yourself. Be clear on how you want to be treated. Know your worth. Always. – Maryam Hasnaa

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. – Mahatma Gandhi

If you have no confidence in yourself, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. – Cicero

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit ―e e cummings

Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.— Maxwell Maltz

Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say “no” but also being willing and able to enforce that “no” when necessary. ― Jessica Moore

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. – Alfred Whitney Griswold

How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you. – Rupi Kaur

I don’t respect those who don’t respect me. You call it ego. I call it self-respect.

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. ―Bell Hooks

Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?

Everything and anything we communicate to others, communicates to them, how to see us and treat us. ― Miya Yamanouchi

Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Respect yourself and others will respect you.― Confucius,

Fashion is my way of expressing how much I love myself. – Laura Bruneau

Don’t disrespect yourself by undermining your capabilities!

We gain strength, courage, and confidence through each experience in which we stop to look fear in the face … we must do that which we think we cannot. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.―Tina Fey

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.

Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. ― Abraham Joshua Heschel

Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. – M. Scott Peck

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One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. – Dr. Maya Angelou

Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love. – Miguel Angel Ruiz

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted with something and that this thing must be attained. ­- Marie Curie

To overcome fear is the quickest way to gain your self-confidence.―Roy T. Bennett

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

Self-control is the chief element of self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element of courage. ― Thucydides

Know yourself. Feel yourself. Love yourself. Respect yourself. Take good care of yourself. You are your most precious possession on Earth. – Robert Muller

The price of a lack of self-respect is very high over time. —Adam Cole

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.

If you can love, love yourself first. – Charles Bukowski

In this world, only one person is important to you: Only you.

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. – Lou Holtz

Why should I care what other people think of me? I am who I am. And who I wanna be.―Avril Lavigne

The worst loneliness is not being comfortable with yourself.

Happiness is the highest form of self-respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his self-respect. ― Marty Rubin

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

With self-respect, you can accomplish anything. —David Barbour

Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.

Seek to be whole, not perfect. – Oprah

Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful. ­- Mark Victor Hansen

Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day. ―Sophocles

A man with self-confidence has a natural smile on his face, since in his mind, and strength in his hands. ― Amit Kalantri

Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone — never the opinion of others. – Robert Greene

The more respect you give to others, the more you earn. —Adam Grant

True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s choosing to build a life you don’t need to escape from. – Brianna Wiest

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

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well-tried before you give them your confidence. ­- George Washington

A diamond doesn’t start polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, became spectacular. I’m that diamond.―Solange Nicole

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

The most important form of respect is self-respect. Not only does it show others how to treat themselves, it teaches them how to treat you. ― Richelle E. Goodrich

I would rather be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self-respect. – Unknown

Be honest with who you are. Be honest with who you are not. —Unknown

The right mental attitude will guide you towards feeling a sense of love that you deserve to experience. – Anonymous

The minute you learn to love yourself you won’t want to be anyone else. – Rihanna

If you hear a voice within you say ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent Van Gogh

She remembered who she was and the game changed. ―Lalah Delia

People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content without oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. – Lao Tzu

Self-respect is crucial for happiness. —Irina Yugay

When you say ‘yes’ to others make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself. – Paulo Coelho

Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. – Marcus Aurelius

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. – Mark Twain

The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.―Bette Davis

There are so many more important things to worry about than how you’re perceived by strangers

You, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Buddha

You are the product of the choices you make. —Alex Tran

I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his worth, or as my inferior, except for his demerit.

You alone are enough, you have nothing to prove to anybody. – Dr. Maya Angelou

You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it. – Sarah Dessen

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. ­­- Bernard Baruch

If my mind can conceive it, My heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it!”―Jesse Jackson

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.

Stand up for who you are. Respect yourself and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into their lives. ― Amit Ray

I may not be good enough for you, but I am good enough for me. – Akiroq Brost

Our relationship with ourselves forms the blueprint for all the relationships in our life. —Susyn Reeve

Staying silent is like a slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.

I am somebody. I am me. I like being me. And I need nobody to make me somebody. – Louis L’Amour

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