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Letter "S" » self respect
«Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?»
«It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.»
Author: Dale E. Turner
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«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.»
«Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.»
«If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for; I should answer; A beautiful House; and if I were further asked to name the production next in importance and the thing next to be longed for; I should answer; A beautiful Book. To enjoy good houses and good books in self-respect and decent comfort, seems to me to be the pleasurable end towards which all societies of human beings ought now to struggle.»
«I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.»
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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«I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.»
«Convince a man that he is an animal, that his own dignity and self-respect are delusions, that there is no 'beyond' to aspire to, no higher potential self to achieve, and you have a slave. Let a man know he is himself, a spiritual being, that he is capable of the power of choice and has the right to aspire to greater wisdom and you have started him up a higher road.»
«An occasional compliment is necessary to keep up one's self-respect»
«If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.»