Quotes by self-respect

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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
    Karl Albrecht
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    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 men, charity.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
    Freeman Dyson
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    A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement - in a word, with more renunciation than you care for - and so you flee the contagion.
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
    William Jennings Bryan
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    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
    Igor Stravinsky
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    In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
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