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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

Related topics: Affirmations Values Live-By Self-Esteem

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

People go out of their way to show the love and respect for me.
It is very gratifying.
- Abdul Qadeer Khan

I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction.
So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really.
- Paul Kane

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity
is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
- Thomas S. Monson

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

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect
a worthless man has for himself.
- Edgar Watson Howe

When I was young there was no respect for the young,
and now that I am old there is no respect for the old.
I missed out coming and going.
- J. B. Priestley

We are talking about someone who has lived.
It must be honored in every respect.
The fictional can take any kind of channel -
according to the actor's marriage to the character.
- Kate Mulgrew

I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure.
Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots.
Her singing is outstanding - no frills,
down to the bone and intense.
- Jerry Wexler

What I have known with respect to myself,
has tended much to lessen both my admiration,
and my contempt, of others.
- Joseph Priestley

I had a lot of respect for Biggie, and it was just a weird,
kinda difficult thing.
When I'm doing touchy interviews like that,
I just try to be fair to both parties.
- Angie Martinez

The other inmates stand in a long straight line,
flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them.
I do not respect them, because they will not run -
will not try to escape.
- Jack Henry Abbott

What the Beatles did was something incredible,
it was more than what a band could do.
We have to give them respect.
- Yoko Ono

In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong
action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect,
and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.
- Giacomo Casanova

Your children don't have to fear you to respect you.
- Michael Madsen

Every color I can think of and nationality,
we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us
like each other and respect each other.
- Lena Horne

It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music.
- Barry Gibb

I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire
and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
- Richard Bach

As far as military necessity will permit,
religiously respect the constitutional rights of all.
- George McClellan

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.
- John Stuart Mill

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director
that commands the respect of the rank and file.
- Vincent Frank

Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.
- Joe Clark

Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work,
a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful -
to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
- Thorstein Veblen

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual
to protect his own rights;
American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
- William Jennings Bryan


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