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I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect. (Quote by - June Jordan)

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. (Quote by - William J.H. Boetcker)

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

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

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

If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly. (Quote by - Max Nordau)

Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there. (Quote by - May Sarton)

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. (Quote by - Joan Didion)

I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account. (Quote by - Preston Brooks)

Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women. (Quote by - Gordon B. Hinckley)

Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others. (Quote by - Barry Bonds)

In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned. (Quote by - Jane Haddam)

Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor. (Quote by - Schiller, Johann Friedrich Von)

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Self Empowerment Self-empowerment - that's learning to respect other people's music, but dance to your own tune as you master harmony within yourself. (Quote by - Doc Childre)

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

Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves. (Quote by - Peter McArthur)

A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. (Quote by - Axel Munthe)

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect. (Quote by - Joan Didion)

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

It is necessary to the happiness of a man that he be mentally faithful to himself. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

He that respects himself is safe from others; He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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