I have just about all I can take of myself.
Author: S. Behrman
No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)
Profession: American Author, Clergyman
Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.
Author: Joe Clark
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.
Author: Joan Didion (1934)
Profession: American Essayist
Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy, a bastard, or an interloper.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Profession: American Poet, Essayist
Without self-respect there can be no genuine success. Success won at the cost of self-respect is not success – for what shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own self-respect.
Author: B. C. Forbes (1880-1954)
Profession: American Publisher
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Author: Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
Profession: Indian Political, Spiritual Leader
He that respects himself is safe from others; He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)
Profession: American Poet
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
Author: Peter Mcarthur
Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)
Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist
The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.
Author: John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
Profession: British Philosopher, Economist
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
Author: Theodore Parker (1810-1860)
Profession: American Minister
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there.
Author: May Sarton (1912)
Profession: American Poet, Novelist
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)
Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian
This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor