Quotes by self-respect
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Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
American writer 1837-1921
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice.
English essayist 1775-1834
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
I am a bad, wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-purification; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
It is by patience and self-control that the truly heroic character is perfected.Source: Character Ch. VI
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
American educator and civil rights advocate 1934-1997
Love yourself, appreciate yourself, see the good in you... and respect yourself.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
American theologian 1809-1894
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Our first and last love is... self-love.
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
American writer 1934-
Prostitution, when unmotivated by economic need, might well be defined as a species of psychological addiction, built on self-hatred through repetitions of the act of sale by which a whore is defined.
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