Top 100 Self Respecting Quotes

#1. I gave a silent prayer of thanks that I didn't seem to be lousy. I had probably been too filthy for any self-respecting louse to take up residence.

Patrick Rothfuss

Self Respecting Quotes #1641
#2. No self-respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party who ignores her sex.

Susan B. Anthony

Self Respecting Quotes #3918
#3. A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.

Simone Weil

Self Respecting Quotes #40345
#4. No self-respecting criminal mastermind would be caught dead even using the word lollipops. He really would have to put together a database of witty responses for occasions such as this. It

Eoin Colfer

Self Respecting Quotes #48796
#5. A serf-supporting and self-respecting democracy can plead no justification for the existence of child labor, no economic reason for chiseling workers' wages or stretching workers' hours.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Self Respecting Quotes #70344
#6. When a man tells a woman there is no chance of a formal, committed, long-term relationship, the only self-respecting response is to take him at his word and move on.

Lynn Coady

Self Respecting Quotes #72212
#7. No self-respecting small businessman with a brain in the right place would ever employ a lady of child-bearing age.

Godfrey Bloom

Self Respecting Quotes #85482
#8. How long before both women and men are allowed to see self-respecting rebellion as a lifelong possibility?

Gloria Steinem

Self Respecting Quotes #101527
#9. [Travel seems] not just a way of having a good time, but something that every self-respecting citizen ought to undertake, like a high-fiber diet, say, or a deodorant.

Jan Morris

Self Respecting Quotes #109137
#10. A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Self Respecting Quotes #124109
#11. No self-respecting cat wants to have its subtle personal odor masked by overtones of lavender or rose petals.

Nicholas Dodman

Self Respecting Quotes #153829
#12. The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own.

Eric Hoffer

Self Respecting Quotes #200249
#13. No self-respecting person who loves humanity
or wishes for a world of greater equality and justice
should have anything to do with whitewashing the
slavery and extermination of Marxism-Leninism.

Anthony Gregory

Self Respecting Quotes #211662
#14. I never said I hated the Marine Corps! I only said it was no place for a sensitive, civilized, self-respecting human being.

William Styron

Self Respecting Quotes #352545
#15. Who's that?" Yngve said, nodding discreetly in the direction of a woman. She wore a hat with a veil that concealed her face. "No idea," I said. "But all self-respecting funerals have a woman no one recognizes." We laughed. "Well, the danger's over now," Yngve said, and we both laughed again.

Knausgaard, Karl Ove

Self Respecting Quotes #384647
#16. Once, no self-respecting puncher considered himself dressed for work until he had his feet inside of a pair of $15 boots made by one of the favorite boot-makers, whose merits they discussed about the camp fires night after night.

Will C. Barnes

Self Respecting Quotes #460995
#17. No self-respecting blowfly wants to lay eggs in acid.

Robert Galbraith

Self Respecting Quotes #467490
#18. There are many ways a self-respecting (not to mention sane) teenage girl might react to having a teenage boy suddenly in her bedroom in the middle of the night.

Ally Carter

Self Respecting Quotes #508179
#19. We have broken down the self-respecting spirit of man with nursery tales and priestly threats, and we dare to assert, that inproportion as we have prostrated our understanding and degraded our nature, we have exhibited virtue, wisdom, and happiness, in our words, our actions, and our lives!

Frances Wright

Self Respecting Quotes #599857
#20. Of government, at least in democratic states, it may be said briefly that it is an agency engaged wholesale, and as a matter of solemn duty, in the performance of acts which all self-respecting individuals refrain from as a matter of common decency.

H.L. Mencken

Self Respecting Quotes #625148
#21. No self-respecting snoop sneaks in before midnight anyway.

Lindsay Buroker

Self Respecting Quotes #655983
#22. In the 1970s when I started in the art world, no self-respecting artist would have stood in line to try to get on a television show. It never would have happened.

Jeffrey Deitch

Self Respecting Quotes #659001
#23. Sometimes life kicks you in the teeth with an irony that a self-respecting fiction writer would be ashamed to invent.

David Morrell

Self Respecting Quotes #668185
#24. I think any self-respecting educational institution ought to judge its policies by its best estimate of what their long-term consequences for their students and for the society will be.

Derek Bok

Self Respecting Quotes #670393
#25. Any self-respecting entrepreneur has borrowed money from their mother at some point.

Kevin Plank

Self Respecting Quotes #681861
#26. From time to time, I do consider that I might be mad. Like any self-respecting lunatic, however, I am always quick to dismiss any doubts about my sanity.

Dean Koontz

Self Respecting Quotes #690948
#27. Any self-respecting rake had two kinds of women in his life: those he took to bed at night and those who made him a pancake in the morning. If he suddenly wanted both from the same woman, it was a warning flag. One big and red enough for even a blind man to see.

Tessa Dare

Self Respecting Quotes #715900
#28. It seems to me that I cannot afford, as a self-respecting individual, to refuse to do a thing merely because it will make me disliked or bring down a storm of criticism on my head.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Self Respecting Quotes #746114
#29. Braai Day is a slap in the face of our efforts to regain who we are. And should make any self respecting South African cringe.

Simphiwe Dana

Self Respecting Quotes #748489
#30. No self-respecting pitcher throws the same way to every batter and no self-respecting salesman makes the same pitch to every client.

Ray Kroc

Self Respecting Quotes #779040
#31. Golden fetters are no less galling to a self-respecting man that iron ones; the sting lies in the fetters, not in the metal.

Mahatma Gandhi

Self Respecting Quotes #844984
#32. Well, guess what, I'm Cuban! And no self-respecting Cuban man of the era would let his wife work.

Ted Cruz

Self Respecting Quotes #847573
#33. What self-respecting male wanted a job being photographed?

Jude Deveraux

Self Respecting Quotes #862822
#34. It doesn't matter if she wanted it or not. No self-respecting man would offer something like that to a girl, especially one that's drunk.

Krista Ritchie

Self Respecting Quotes #921061
#35. As long as I can remember I have been carelessly casting myself uninvited into novels where no self-respecting novelist would have me. This literary gate-crashing of mine must be a sign of a wretched thirsting after immortality.

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Self Respecting Quotes #929959
#36. No self-respecting God would allow a good man to be happy for long. God has relevance only in the unhappiness of good people.

Anand Neelakantan

Self Respecting Quotes #1004173
#37. No self-respecting zombie would be caught dead smoking.

Diana Rowland

Self Respecting Quotes #1007728
#38. That's a Christian concept. No self-respecting witch would worship a Christian god of evil.

Katherine Kurtz

Self Respecting Quotes #1016861
#39. If we were strong, self-respecting and not susceptible to frightfulness, the foreign rulers would have been powerless for mischief.

Mahatma Gandhi

Self Respecting Quotes #1023479
#40. The only safe and honorable course for a self-respecting man is to do what I have decided to do, that is, to submit without protest to the penalty of disobedience ... not for want of respect for lawful authority, but in obedience to the higher law of our being, the voice of conscience.

Mahatma Gandhi

Self Respecting Quotes #1106336
#41. When you hear people in church, debasing themselves and saying that they are miserable sinners, and all the rest of it, it seems contemptible and not worthy of self-respecting human beings.

Bertrand Russell

Self Respecting Quotes #1155585
#42. Self-respecting people do not care to peep at their reflections in unexpected mirrors, or to see themselves as others see them.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Self Respecting Quotes #1159817
#43. Over dinner, I had agreed to be her paladin, and no self-respecting paladin would decide on a course of action based on a majority vote of a committee of two.

Dean Koontz

Self Respecting Quotes #1181877
#44. No self-respecting bird in good health would allow its feathers to look ruffled. No confident cougar would let its fur long remain matted and dirty.

Terry Goodkind

Self Respecting Quotes #1190594
#45. Donald Trump is a racist. Donald Trump in fact is making fascist appeals. That's why many self-respecting Republicans are not supporting Donald Trump for president.

Martin O'Malley

Self Respecting Quotes #1219039
#46. Duke Leszek the White explained in a long letter to the Pope that neither he nor any self-respecting Polish knight could be induced to go to the Holy Land, where, they had been informed, there was no wine, mead, or even beer to be had.

Adam Zamoyski

Self Respecting Quotes #1238957
#47. You won't believe it, but for the first two years of our marriage I lived off my wife. Like every self-respecting man, I hated it.

Ram Kapoor

Self Respecting Quotes #1247233
#48. You have to be a whole, dignified, self-respecting person in order to be an English teacher or whatever kind of job your education would prepare you for, and I just knew that segregation was wrong, and I knew that I should not be going along with it. That I should resist it.

Diane Nash

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#49. No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.

David Copperfield

Self Respecting Quotes #1284299
#50. No self-respecting mother would run out of intimidations on the eve of a major holiday.

Erma Bombeck

Self Respecting Quotes #1285293
#51. Manner and morals have improved, improved wages and world travel during the war have had effect, and the farm labourer now is an intelligent, self respecting workman, on a level at least with the town artisan. The village rustic of the past no longer exists outside of the comic papers.

Flora Thompson

Self Respecting Quotes #1291682
#52. He was no prude, but he had those decent prejudices of which no self-respecting man can wholly rid himself, however broad-minded he may try to be.

P.G. Wodehouse

Self Respecting Quotes #1323682
#53. I'm going to do what any self-respecting English major would do: pull something out of my ass.

Beth Kendrick

Self Respecting Quotes #1334292
#54. Why any self-respecting fairy godmother would pass them over for an inane twit who relied on animals to do her housecleaning was beyond her.

Marie Hall

Self Respecting Quotes #1337991
#55. What's a self-respecting amusement park without a ghost?

Stephen King

Self Respecting Quotes #1431685
#56. If I ever got sloppy and maudlin, it would be for the streets of my childhood - but no self- respecting writer should ever eulogize a slum ...

John Geddes

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#57. They warn us when we're kids that we're going to have to suffer, but they neglect to mention the indignity. What self-respecting fetus, if shown its future as a proctology patient, boot-camp recruit, or game show contestant, would still elect to be born?

Tom Robbins

Self Respecting Quotes #1447206
#58. The question deserves to be asked: Is hating one's nation really such a bad thing? Or perhaps more importantly, after the crimes our government has committed, what moral self-respecting person can truly love this nation?

Michel Templet

Self Respecting Quotes #1460529
#59. But when I say 'cow', don't go running away with the idea of some decent, self-respecting cudster such as you may observe loading grass into itself in the nearest meadow.

P.G. Wodehouse

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#60. In a self-respecting India, is not every woman's virtue as much every man's concern as his own sister's?

Mahatma Gandhi

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#61. no self-respecting extraterrestrial would ever pick my hometown of Beaverton, Oregon - aka Yawnsville, USA - as their point of first contact.

Ernest Cline

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#62. When there is oppression, the only self-respecting thing is to rise and say this shall cease today, because my right is justice. If you are stronger, you have to help the weaker boy or girl both in play and in the work.

Sarojini Naidu

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#63. Every self-respecting act of persuasion must find appeal to curiosity, then to vanity, and lastly to kindness or remorse. Isabella looked down and slowly nodded.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Self Respecting Quotes #1486567
#64. First really like is just a little bit foolishness as well as a lot of curiosity. No actually self-respecting girl would reap the benefits of it.

George Bernard Shaw

Self Respecting Quotes #1502639
#65. We must always work, and a self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood. If we wait for the mood, without endeavoring to meet it halfway, we easily become indirect and apathetic.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Self Respecting Quotes #1516387
#66. I do not think that any self-respecting radical in history would have considered advocating people's rights to get married, join the Army, and earn a living as a terribly inspiring revolutionary platform.

Barney Frank

Self Respecting Quotes #1535790
#67. Her hair was a tangle. Her filthy clothes would make any self-respecting debutante shriek in horror. Dirt streaked her piquant face. And still he thought she was utterly irresistible. He was in a bad way indeed. Several

Anna Campbell

Self Respecting Quotes #1578702
#68. Christmas is a Christian holiday, and any self-respecting person of another religion should not celebrate a holiday that they don't believe in. Clearly, Christ is in the name of the holiday, so there should be a belief in Him.

Monica Johnson

Self Respecting Quotes #1585092
#69. As a self-respecting dude, I'd never believed in fairy tales, but in that moment, I did. I'd found my angel to live happily-ever-after with.

Katie Ashley

Self Respecting Quotes #1615015
#70. As he slid a bit closer, I caught a whiff of his cologne. Smelling like chocolate, the scent was bait to any self-respecting woman.

Bijou Hunter

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#71. The most dangerous thing in American society is a self-respecting and self-loving black person, because they're on the road to freedom and that means they're gonna run up against the powers that be.

Cornel West

Self Respecting Quotes #1691339
#72. Only idiots and infants need things. The language of needs is the native tongue of socialists, therapists, and paternalists of all sorts and is addressed to needy dependents. The language of wants is spoken by self-respecting adults and is addressed to other self-respecting adults.

Thomas Szasz

Self Respecting Quotes #1757554
#73. A self-respecting man is a man without a country. A fatherland is birdlime ...

Emile M. Cioran

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#74. My stroller of choice is the Graco Classic. It's the '70s Buick of strollers, bulky with a complete absence of style. There are no good lines on the Graco. Yes, it has cup holders, like any self-respecting car or stroller does these days, but the luxuries stop there.

Shawn Amos

Self Respecting Quotes #1771062
#75. Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace.

Vaclav Havel

Self Respecting Quotes #1776661
#76. He's the kind of good-looking that transforms once self-respecting females into useless puddles of dumbass.

Katja Millay

Self Respecting Quotes #1797839
#77. These days any self-respecting exhibition of nude photos has to have pornographically explicit images to prove that they are works of art.

Geoff Dyer

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#78. All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final.


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#79. So I do what any self-respecting competitor would. I shove him into the grass and take off.

Kristen Callihan

Self Respecting Quotes #1823061
#80. What self-respecting teenage kid growing up in the U.S. hasn't played Truth or Dare? Before cell phones, we kids spent a lot of time in the same place and actually had to come up with our own entertainment. Truth or Dare was the game of choice to break the ice between the boys and the girls.

Catherine Bybee

Self Respecting Quotes #1856128
#81. I have to respect other's opinions even if I don't agree with them.

Nathaniel Branden

Self Respecting Quotes #97344
#82. In silence you shall face self ... and have respect.

T.F. Hodge

Self Respecting Quotes #206883
#83. The most effective way to be self disciplined, is to submit yourself to your words.

Auliq Ice

Self Respecting Quotes #211058
#84. The most common lie you will ever tell God is your opportunity to do the right thing was taken from you.

Shannon L. Alder

Self Respecting Quotes #249251
#85. I would love to be loved for what I am, and not for what I have!

Nehali Lalwani

Self Respecting Quotes #430706
#86. Self-love is about respecting and appreciating every single part of who you are, and being proud to be you.

Miya Yamanouchi

Self Respecting Quotes #443666
#87. Love wasn't selfless, and it wasn't selfish either. Love was equality. It was saying that another person's self was just as important as yours, and expecting them to feel the same way.

Rose Lerner

Self Respecting Quotes #534515
#88. Stop wasting so much energy hating your body; it makes you weaker. Everything good in your life begins from the moment you begin accepting, understanding, respecting, and loving your true self.

Harry Papas

Self Respecting Quotes #648272
#89. The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained and he only holds the key to his own secret.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self Respecting Quotes #655062
#90. It's a lot harder to get someone OUT of your life than it is to let them IN, so please ... be selective.

Mandy Hale

Self Respecting Quotes #710028
#91. Self-respect governs morality: respect for others governs our behavior.

Joseph Alexandre Pierre De Segur, Viscount Of Segur

Self Respecting Quotes #768886
#92. All respect is earned, even self-respect.

Bohdi Sanders

Self Respecting Quotes #772505
#93. Positive self-esteem must be preceded by self-respect. To get self-respect you have to do something good.

Louis Zamperini

Self Respecting Quotes #838245
#94. Observing someone doesn't mean that you know them. Too many folks think they know you when they really don't know you.

Werley Nortreus

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#95. Speak kindly to with adult women as you would to your mother.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Self Respecting Quotes #951611
#96. When you stop comparing yourself with others, you begin respecting your own uniqueness.

Vishwas Chavan

Self Respecting Quotes #976946
#97. What proposition is there respecting human nature which is absolutely and universally true? We know of only one,
and that is not only true, but identical,
that men always act from self-interest.

Thomas B. Macaulay

Self Respecting Quotes #1016500
#98. Self-love is having appreciation for oneself, respecting oneself, and caring for oneself, and the actions that help us mature also help it grow.

Tisha Marie Payton, MHR

Self Respecting Quotes #1073488
#99. Every time you make a commitment to your own self-care, self-love and self-respect and then follow through, you build trust in yourself.

Miranda J. Barrett

Self Respecting Quotes #1084530
#100. Contrary to the common misconception that loving yourself equates to being self-absorbed and lacking empathy or consideration for others, the true meaning of self-love is about caring, respecting and knowing yourself, taking responsibility for your life, and ultimately, your happiness.

Miya Yamanouchi

Self Respecting Quotes #1213824

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