Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Self respect can not be hunted. It can not be purchased. It is not for sale. It can never be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have
Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.
The world is blessed most by men who do things, not by those who merely talk about them.
Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as could be, and he will become what he should be.
We don't know who we are until we see what we can do.