The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
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.
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
The truest self-respect is not to think of self.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. Be true to your own mind and conscience, your heart and your soul. So only can you be true to God.
It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete.
Self-respect,--the corner-stone of all virtue.
Walk tall, or baby don't walk at all.
The challenge to America is to extend to Asia the defensive shield of American power in forms consonant with Asian freedom and self-respect.
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.
You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation.
Self-respect governs morality: respect for others governs our behavior.
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
You start to look at it with a deeper respect and I think that deeper respect for what you do builds more self-respect.
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.
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
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