If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.— Jack Kornfield
Beautiful Self Respect And Love quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
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.
Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and respect of self, in turn, is the chief element in courage.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.
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.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect.
And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
Yet some can be patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which may still animate their clay. Patriotism is a maggot in their heads.
The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.
We are what we believe we are.
I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.
No self-respecting person who loves humanity or wishes for a world of greater equality and justice should have anything to do with whitewashing the slavery and extermination of Marxism-Leninism.
Now I know the things I know, and I do the things I do;
and if you do not like me so, to hell, my love, with you!
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.
Too many young girls have eating disorders due to low self-esteem and distorted body image. I think it's so important for girls to love themselves and to treat their bodies respectfully.
Above all, don't lie to yourself.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don't have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
If you wish others to respect you, you must show respect for them.
..Everyone wants to feel that he counts for something and is important to someone. Invariably, people will give their love, respect, and attention to the person who fills that need. Consideration for others generally reflects faith in self and faith in others.
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.
No psychological health is possible unless this essential care of the person is fundamentally accepted, loved and respected by others and by himself.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.
When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect.
Purity perceives and respects the character of sex-its depth, seriousness, intimacy, and true home within wedded love, which alone makes possible the total and mutual gift of self.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
The true gospel of Jesus Christ never led to bigotry.
It never led to self-righteousn ess. It never led to arrogance. The true gospel of Jesus Christ leads to brotherhood, to friendship, to appreciation of others, to respect and kindness and love
Loyalty, Signor Molteni, not love. Penelope is loyal to Ulysses but we do not know how far she loved him...and as you know people can sometimes be absolutely loyal without loving. In certain cases, in fact, loyalty is form of vengeance, of black-mail, of recovering one's self-respect. Loyalty, not love.
Above all, do not lie to yourself.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Friendship- my definition- is built on two things.
Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.
You must learn to love, respect and believe in yourself.
To accomplish this, begin by restructuring your current self-programming.
You can't build joy on a feeling of self-loathing.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
It's no accident that most of the great black spokespersons and leaders understood the centrality of self-affirmation, self-respect and self-love.
We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
If you feel inadequate to face challenges, unworthy of love or respect, untitled to happiness, and fear assertive thought, wants, or needs- if you lack basic self trust, self-respect, and self-confidence- your self-esteem deficiency will limit you, no matter what other assets you possess.
Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.