62+ Best Self Respect Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Respect is admiration felt or shown for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities. Profoundly inspirational self respect quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Self Respect Quotes

Once you embrace your value, it neutralizes when others think less of you. Rob Liano

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. Michel de Montaigne

If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything? Talking nicely also applies when you’re talking to yourself. Victoria Moran

Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends. Aberjhani

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield

Accomplishments don’t erase shame, hatred, cruelty. It covers it up, with a creative version of pride and ego. Only restitution, forgiving yourself and others, compassion, repentance and living with dignity will ever erase the past. Shannon L. Alder

Character  the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life  is the source from which self respect springs. Joan Didion

Our self respect tracks our choices. Dan Coppersmith

Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say no but also being willing and able to enforce that no when necessary. Jessica Moore

Tonight. I’ll be alive and ain’t that worth the party? Yesika Salgado, Corazón

Everything and anything we communicate to others, communicates to them, how to see us and treat us. Miya Yamanouchi

Self worth is only determined by you and if you don’t thing you worth it, that’s going to ruin everything. Billie Eilish

Self respect is the root of discipline The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel

One’s dignity may be assaulted cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox

Self control is the chief element in self respect, and self respect is the chief element in courage. Thucydides

There are days I drop words of comfort on myself and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself. Brian Andreas

Happiness is the highest form of self respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his self respect. Marty Rubin

Your peers will respect you for your integrity and character, not your possessions. David Robinson

A man with self confidence has a natural smile on his face, sense in his mind, and strength in his hands. Amit Kalantri

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield

The most important form of respect is self respect. Not only does it show others how to treat themselves, it teaches them how to treat you. Richelle E. Goodrich

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others. Frederick Douglass

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself. Charlotte Brontë

Low self esteem is like driving with your hand break on. Maxwell Maltz

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder

The choices that you have made have been because of what you believe to be true for yourselves. Oprah Winfrey

Stand up for who you are. Respect yourself and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives. Amit Ray

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Lao Tzu

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy. Robert Tew

Stay out of your own way. Whoopi Goldberg

Do not be scared to say I love you to yourself. Stand in front of the mirror and look at yourself and say to yourself as loudly as you can I love you. I respect you for what you have faced in life. And I love you for what you have become. Avijeet Das

Life is just about believing in yourself, in your dreams. You are the dream. Keke Pamler

Not being yourself is the worst form of self disrespect. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Self respect is the root of discipline The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel

Self belief is not self centred. We can only fight effectively for others if we already believe in ourselves. Carla H. Krueger

Do things that give you happiness, increasing your respect in yourself. Giridhar Alwar

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself. Rita Mae Brown

Remember who you are. This creature wants to take it from you. Do not let him. Jim Butcher

I want to be the best version of myself for anyone who is going to someday walk into my life and need someone to love them beyond reason. Jennifer Elisabeth

I want to feel proud and happy about my selflessness. But what happens when being selfless takes away a big part of yourself? Jaye Robin Brown

Not being yourself is the worst form of self disrespect. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. Lucille Ball

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. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

To establish true self esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the negatives in our lives. Denis Waitley

They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them. Mahatma Gandhi

I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self image at first, I chose to love myself. Queen Latifah

Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others. Amy Leigh Mercree

A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else. Haruki Murakami

Who wouldn’t live in utter despair if their sense of self depended entirely on the opinions of others? Marty Rubin

You yourself, deserve your love and affection. Buddha

When you like yourself, you are free to enjoy others, and in your presence, people experience an invitation to become and enjoy who they truly are. Stasi Eldredge

If you don’t love yourself, nobody will, you won’t be good at loving anyone else. Wayne Dyer

The respect you show to others or lack thereof is an immediate reflection on your self respect. Alex Elle

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself. Barbara De Angelis

In yourself right now is all the place you’ve got. Flannery O’Connor

When we fulfill our function, which is to truly love ourselves, then true happiness sets in. Gabrielle Bernstein

I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give. Charlotte Brontë