Self-Respect Quotes

Self-Respect Quotes

What lies behind us and what lies before are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. -William Morow

It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty. -Lord Peterborough

One of the very best of all earthly possessions is self-possession. -George D. Prentice

Self-respect is the noblest garment with which a man may clothe himself…the most elevating feeling with which the mind can be inspired. One of Pythagoras’ wisest maxims is that in which he enjoins the pupil to “reverence himself.” -S. Smiles

One self-approving hour whole years outweigh. -Pope

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people. -Arthur Schopenhauer

Who will adhere to him that abandons himself? -Sir P. Sidney

The world is governed by self-interest only. -Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Each of us needs time for mental self-renewal -Whitt N. Schultz

Be noble-minded!  Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions of us, forms our true honor. -Schiller

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. -Seneca

Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. -Les Brown

The soul that is within me no man can degrade. -Frederick Douglass

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.  -André Gide

I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others as what I am in my own; I would be rich of myself and not by borrowing. -Montaigne

Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner’s manual your creator gave you and destroying your design. -Oprah Winfrey

You should examine yourself daily. If you find faults, you should correct them. When you find none, you should try even harder. -Israel Zangwill

Self-respect…that corner-stone of all virtue. -Sir John Herschel

The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow. Take your own color in the pattern and be just that. -Charles R. Brown

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    • September 12, 2019


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