Quotes by self-respect
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British novelist 1949-
America has had much more respect for its writers because they had to define what America was. America wasn't sure what it was.
American activist 1925-1965
America's greatest crime against the black man was not slavery or lynching, but that he was taught to wear a mask of self-hate and self-doubt.
John W. Gardner
American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
Abba Goold Woolson
American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
American politician and attorney 1869-1950
Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it cost them.
Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work. Gold-hoarding goes against the American grain; it fits in better with European pessimism than with America's traditional optimism.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
An enterprise employing more than 1000 people becomes a self-perpetuating empire, creating so much internal work that it no longer needs any contact with the outside world.Source: Management Science Journal, October 1960
American journalist and writer 1892-1950
And the woman who could win the respect of man was often the woman who could knock him down with her bare fists and sit on him until he yelled for help.
Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
Anger, and the self-righteousness that is both the cause and consequence of anger, tends to be easier on the psyche than personal responsibility.
Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
French authors who wrote several books together
Any man who does not see everything in terms of self, that is to say who wants to be something in respect of other men, to do good to them or simply give them something to do, is unhappy, disconsolate, and accursed.
French moviedirector 1930-
Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
Art is an absolute mistress; she will not be coquetted with or slighted; she requires the most entire self-devotion, and she repays with grand triumphs.
English writer 1959-
Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
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