Self Respect And Dignity Quotes by Harry S. Truman, Price Pritchett, Thomas S. Monson, Martin Luther King, Jr., William J. H. Boetcker, John C. Maxwell and many others.
We must build a new world, a far better world – one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.
Live according to the ethics of excellence, and you can always stand proud. Pride – not vanity, but dignity and self-respect – should carry a lot of weight in helping you make decisions. Let pride help you decide.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
I could never adjust to the separate waiting rooms, separate eating places, separate rest rooms, partly because the separate was always unequal, and partly because the very idea of separation did something to my sense of dignity and self-respect.
It is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right.
There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. ‘Good pride’ represents our dignity and self-respect. ‘Bad pride’ is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
I think death has a right to its own courage and dignity and self-respect.
Patriotism … is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.
The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
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.
In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.