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“True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.”
Ralph W. Sockman
“Self-respect The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious”
Henry Louis Mencken
“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.”
“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.”
Abraham J. Heschel
“You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.”
“was that I was a person with dignity and self-respect, and I should not set my sights lower than anybody else just because I was black.”
“In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned.”
“Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.”
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