Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential.
- Anna Gould
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
- Joan Didion
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
- John Herschel
Have respect for the Self and no one can take your self respect.
- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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 M. Dostoevsky
To live worthily with self-respect, one has to overcome difficulties. It is out of hard and ceaseless struggle alone that one derives strength, confidence and recognition.
- B. R. Ambedkar
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
- Mahatma Gandhi
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw
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