Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others
- Nelson Mandela
A man’s value depends upon his courage and resolution, his veracity depends upon his traits of nobility and self-respect and his chastity depends upon his sense of honor.
- A Spiritual Leader
A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else.
- Jean François Paul De Gondi, Cardinal De Retz
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
- Michel De Montaigne
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Do we not realise that self-respect comes with self-reliance?
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
- Axel Munthe