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Self-respect Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about self-respect
  1. #1
    “If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.”
  2. #2
    “I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.”
  3. #3
    “This above all: to thine own self be true.”
  4. #4
    “I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
    And what I assume you shall assume,
    For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”
  5. #5
    “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”
  6. #6
    “But I should be false in the earliest sentiments of my soul, if I suppressed the opinion. I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence.”
  7. #7
    “...and that’s when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day?”
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