There is something that happens when you get emancipated. You approach life differently. You eat differently. You respect yourself more. You respect the gift you have been given.— Prince
Bashful Respect Yourself quotations
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
Deal with yourself as a individual, worthy of respect and make everyone else deal with you the same way.
One of the greatest things you have in life is that no one has the authority to tell you what you want to be. You're the one who'll decide what you want to be. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well. The greatest thing you have is your self image, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;
to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
You have to accept the fact that some people are never going to be for you.
Treat them with respect, but you don’t need their approval to fulfill your destiny.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.
Treat yourself with love and respect, and you will attract people who show you love and respect.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself.
Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Love yourself, appreciate yourself, see the good in you... and respect yourself.
Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.
Always think of yourself as everyone's servant;
look for Christ Our Lord in everyone and you will then have respect and reverence for them all.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend,even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.
To love yourself, truly love yourself, is to finally discover the essence of personal courage, self-respect, integrity, and self-esteem. These are the qualities of grace that come directly from a soul with stamina.
Have good trust in yourself, not in the One that you think you should be, but in the One that you are.
Respect yourself. Try to remember that not everything in life can be perfect. You will make mistakes. That's inevitable. But you are not ugly. You will only be ugly when you behave in an ugly way.
No one can love you until you love yourself, and you cannot love anyone else, until you love yourself.
You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked.
Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
Be respectful to your peers and yourself, of course.
Don't be a jerk. But at the same time don't settle for anything less than yourself.
Loving yourself...does not mean being self-absorbed or narcissistic, or disregarding others. Rather it means welcoming yourself as the most honored guest in your own heart, a guest worthy of respect, a lovable companion
Go afield with a good attitude, with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forest and fields in which you walk. Immerse yourself in the outdoor experience. It will cleanse your soul and make you a better person.
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.
Treat the world the way you want to be treated.
The risk of working with people you don't respect;
the risk of working for a company whose values are incosistent with your own; the risk of compromising what's important; the risk of doing something that fails to express-or even contradicts--who you are. And then there is the most dangerous risk of all--the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet that you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.
I don't see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.
Have respect for yourself, and patience and compassion. With these, you can handle anything.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Love yourself. Respect yourself. Never sell yourself short. Believe in yourself regardless of what people think. You can accomplish anything, absolutely anything, if you set your mind to it.
If you believe you're right...stand up and fight for your place in the sun. If you believe you can do it, hang in for the whole 15 rounds because even if you don't win, you will have earned the respect of everyone in the fight, including yourself, and in that sense you will have prevailed.
How can you blame others for disrespecting you when you think of yourself as unworthy of respect?
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them.
The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.