Self-respect is a word which means admiring your worth, protecting your dignity, and taking pride in your abilities. We all have complaints about people not respecting us. We get hurt when we are being treated below our worth. As a result, this fills us with anger and sadness deep inside. However, we fail to realize that the cause for all this problem is that we don’t love ourselves enough to get the right treatment from people. The things are not happening for us because we don’t value ourselves and respect ourselves enough to consider ourselves worthy of things.
To make people realize our worth and make them respect us, we first have to love and respect ourselves. Being self-respecting means you began to believe in yourself and feel worthy of being treated fairly and with courtesy. Below is the list of some interesting self-respect quotes that will help you to build love and respect in yourself. Whether you are a girl or a boy or being in a relationship, these quotes will help you regain your self-esteem and make you feel confident and good.
Famous Self Respect Quotes and Sayings
“Respect yourself and others will respect you.”- Confucius
“Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it.”- Osho
“Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.”- Miguel Angel Ruiz
“Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.”- Theodore Parker
“If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.”- Maya Angelou
“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.”- Laurence Sterne
“Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others.”- Amy Leigh Mercree
“The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.”- Joan Didion
“The more you know and respect yourself, the more impact you will have on people around you.”- Maxime Lagacé
“He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.”- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.”- Abraham Joshua Heschel
“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”– M. Scott Peck
“No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.”- George Bernard Shaw
“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
“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.”
I am Ananya a Graduate from Holmes College Sydney. I am a professional speaker and I love motivating people and inspire them to pursue their dreams. I have been an active contributor to The Random Vibez from last 2 years. Sharing quotes, proverbs, and sayings of great authors to touch people's lives to make it better.