Quotes by self-respect
Quotes 61 till 75 of 939.
American art historian 1865-1959
A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the not-self that there is no self left to die.
English writer 1812-1870
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
American film and television actor 1959-
A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-1896
A little reflection will enable any person to detect in himself that setness in trifles which is the result of the unwatched instinct of self-will and to establish over himself a jealous guardianship.
President of the US 1946-
A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.Source: U.S. News & World Report, Volume 136, Issues 20-23, 2004
British Writer 1938-
A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war, wideawake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it will live to regret his steps.
Clare Boothe Luce
American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
B. C. Forbes
American Publisher 1880-1954
A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
American pornographer 1936-2013
A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
English poet 1731-1800
A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.