quote by Maya Angelou

Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.

— Maya Angelou

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Stand up for yourself quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

The world is not the most pleasant place.

Eventually, your parents leave you and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass.

You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.

Stand up for yourself quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi

Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

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.

There's a certain way you stand to give yourself authority, which gives you the texture for the part. I chose that my character hadn't been married, he'd worked his way up the chain of command. For a small cameo role, I gave it a lot of thought.

That’s what we were told—stand up for yourself.

But that’s hard to do if you don’t know who you are.

Stand up for yourself quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

The scoreboard can't make you a loser.

If you walk off the field with your head up, you don't lose. You don't hang your head for nobody. People in the stands think you're the greatest or the worst - their opinion doesn't make a difference. The only opinion that makes any difference is your own opinion of yourself.

To me, bravery is to stand up for what you believe in.

Standing up for yourself doesn't always involve verbal confrontation.

Sometimes it's about not wasting energy on people who are negative.

Stand up for yourself quote If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

Strong Women never put their safety or their self-esteem aside to please someone else or to keep a man. If someone acts inappropriately or abusively in any way (including becoming emotionally abusive), Strong Women stand up for themselves and make it abundantly clear that they will not tolerate the abuse. If this doesn't work, they walk away.

As I said, if you don't stand up for yourself, people aren't going to think that you can stand up for them.

Don't yell at people. Stand up for what's right. Put yourself in the other persons place. Respect women. Don't take no for an answer. Laugh at yourself. Don't believe what you are told. Fall in love.

Stand up for yourself quote Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

You really need faith in yourself to make art and to stand up for what you believe in.

Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.

When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for everyone who will follow your positive example!

Stand up for yourself quote Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise

Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.

Look, I understand that for a lot of people, the US is superior to their country of residence in myriad ways, but I'm Australian. We have it all: the weather, the beautiful cities, the brand of football that involves neither padding yourself up like Santa Claus nor standing in a line in front of goal and covering your testicles.

Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself.

I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.

If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.

Stand up for yourself quote Why fit in when you we born to stand out?

Why fit in when you we born to stand out?

You're just so excited that you have this record deal or this movie opportunity that you don't stand up for yourself and say, This is what I want to do.

If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.

But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in.

Stand up for yourself quote It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.

It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.

When you come from a family of ten children you learn very early on in life to stand up for yourself and hold your ground regarding the things you're passionate about.

I hope that nothing ever wussifies me to deny my own personal beliefs.

Brainwashed wussies have been taught that standing up for yourself and defending your personal point of view makes you a close-minded hate monger. One must also be respectful of dissenting belief while supporting their own.

When you meet up with a disagreeable person, never allow yourself to be upset.

Say to yourself, if a dowdy like that can stand himself all his life, surely I can stand him for a few minutes.

Stand up for yourself quote Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.

Stand up to crises. Don't let them throw you! Fight to stay calm... even surmount the crisis completely and turn it into an opportunity. Refuse to renounce your self-image. No matter what happens, you must keep your good opinion of yourself. No matter what happens, you must hold your past successes in your imagination, ready for showing in the motion picture screen of your mind. No matter what happens, no matter what you lose, no matter what failures you must endure, you must keep faith in yourself. Then you can stand up to crises, with calm and courage, refusing to buckle; then you will not fall through the floor. You will be able to support yourself.

It's really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don't feel that that's true.

There's something magical about putting yourself into life.

You've got to stand up and take responsibility for your own life and you cannot abandon that.

Stand up for yourself quote A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.

I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility.

I can’t ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won’t stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you’d be surprised that people say, “Can I be of help?”

You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, 'I'm a representative.'

A lot of times, candidates for office, especially incumbents, seem to get drawn into their opponents' arguments, and fighting on their turf, because you want to defend yourself. That's wrong. Fight on your own turf. Make them come to you. Make them explain why they don't agree with your position. I think that a lot of times, too many liberals, progressives, lose because they're afraid to really stand up for what they believe in.

Stand up for yourself quote People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you sta

People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.

At the end of the day, you have to be yourself, you have to say and stand for what you believe in, you have to be willing to get up and go ahead and take the slings and arrows and just try to persist through them, because it's apparently an inevitable part of our American democracy.

I learned that you can stand up for yourself and still maintain your zen!

The generation I grew up in was the beginning of "stand up for yourself," whether being a singer-songwriter or a feminist. In my college years, the feminist movement was really coming to fore, so we wouldn't have put up with guys treating us less than equal.

If you see really bright lights, or hear really loud noises, go towards them, don't run away from anything. It's like giving someone instructions on how to handle a bear, don't run away from it. Stand up and try to make yourself look as big as possible. Don't give it the signal that it should chase you. And that's the case with the after death visions. Don't go for dark seductive lights, go only for bright lights.

Although the advice that you get if you got to see Margaret is 'stand up for yourself, shout back, and argue the toss and then she will respect you', the trouble is that sort of advice to the English middle-class male of a certain age doesn't actually help us very much because we've always been brought up to believe that it's extremely rude to shout back at women.

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