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
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else.
- Jean François Paul De Gondi, Cardinal De Retz
Have respect for the Self and no one can take your self respect.
- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw
Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential.
- Anna Gould
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
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
- Axel Munthe