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Respect Yourself Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Respect Yourself are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Values Spiritual Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Above all, don't lie to yourself.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie
comes to a point that he cannot
distinguish the truth within him, or around him,
and so loses all respect for himself and for others.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any
project with a lack of respect for the material.
You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it.
- Alfred Molina


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Respect your efforts, respect yourself.
Self-respect leads to self-discipline.
When you have both firmly under your belt,
that's real power.
- Clint Eastwood

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself.
His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love
might impair your judgment.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You should be able to voice your opinion and respect
the voice of the other side.
You should be willing to educate yourself and know
what it is you're dealing with.
- Steve Nash

You have to respect your audience.
Without them, you're essentially standing alone,
singing to yourself.
- K. D. Lang

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
- Baltasar Gracian

I did learn that it was the greatest thing in the world to respect yourself.
Respect other people.
- Little Milton

In my old age I've come to find that if you respect other people,
you feel better about yourself.
- Bijou Phillips

So, then you find yourself in a situation where you
have to do things because they're on offer to you,
because you don't have much self-respect left.
You just can't say no, even to something that you've never done before.
You just can't help yourself.
- Brian Molko

I actually have more respect for people who are in the closet.
You end up exposing so much of yourself because you
have to talk about your sexual life.
You shouldn't have to talk about it.
- Randy Harrison

A lot of the powerful religious leaders,
from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks,
they're really talking about the same things:
love and acceptable,
and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself
so you can respect others.
- Jena Malone

You have to have enough respect for other human beings
to leave their lives alone.
If you admire that life, build it for yourself.
Don't just try to come in and take somebody else's life.
- Elizabeth Edwards

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Today, I Respect And Enforce The Boundaries I Have Set.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

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.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Brought up to respect the conventions,
love had to end in marriage.
I'm afraid it did.
- Bette Davis

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

This world of ours... must avoid becoming
a community of dreadful fear and hate,
and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Nothing is more destructive of respect
for the government and the law of the land
than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
- Albert Einstein

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
- Max Lucado

If you have ten thousand regulations
you destroy all respect for the law.
- Winston Churchill

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
- Winston Churchill

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
- Abraham Lincoln

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect
to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner

He has a profound respect for old age.
Especially when it's bottled.
- Gene Fowler

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee

An individual who breaks a law that
conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One who breaks an unjust law
that conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts
the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is always the danger that we may
just do the work for the sake of the work.
This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in -
that we do it to God, to Christ,
and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
- Mother Teresa

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

I submit that an individual who breaks the law
that conscience tells him is unjust
and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail
to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A child is owed the greatest respect;
if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind,
don't ignore your son's tender years.
- Juvenal

There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors...
and that is their competitive sense.
- Elia Kazan

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we
are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem,
and we must learn to respect and live according to
the basic biological laws of nature.
- Jim Fowler

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
- Wilson Mizner


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