Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered — either by themselves or by others. Both elements have to be there. As parents of learning disabled children, we can actually learn a lot about self-esteem from our children. There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself. There are so many more qualified applicants.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone. Respecting yourself does not mean thinking that you are perfect and that there is absolutely nothing that you need to work on and improve. And then go and do that. Before people educate themselves on everything about you, they're not allowed to open their venomous mouthes and have an opinion about you. Be comfortable in your own skin, learning to love and accept the person that you are.
Then maybe a round in which they have to say something good or funny about the adults in their midst. Vasyl Sukhomlynsky What withdraws, what becomes scarce, suddenly seems to deserve our respect and honor. Pigs treat us as equals. Life can be really trying at times. Unfortunately, while growing up, everyone repeatedly told you to respect others. I don't have to be like anyone else.
Mary Balogh I could never love where I could not respect. Cardinal De Retz Respect for the rights of others means peace. Relationships are impacted as well. It should be a place where every man feels safe on his streets and in the house of his friends. Yet with all this effort, they still never feel like they are good enough.
It is on a par with the equally subtle inquiry: Since you don't believe in our god, what stops you from stealing and lying and raping and killing to your heart's content? Real problems emerge when a person identifies with their ego to the point that the Hierarchy Game becomes their reality. Self-Respect will help you to keep your head higher when you face the world and keep yourself in dignity. Fyodor Dostoyevsky We are all something, but none of us are everything. Unknown If by my life or death I can protect you, I will. ~Edward Koch Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. This is the day your life really begins.
Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own? You have desperate, casual sex. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe If we are not free, no one will respect us. Google Respect is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. ~Joe Clark If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Carl Gustav Jung The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. It invariably sends the message that the victim is worthless.
An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. If you're too hard on yourself for making the wrong decision or saying something hurtful, then you'll never be able to move on. Thomas Paine In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself — limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist. Unknown If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. It's true, we're locked in an image, an act - and the sad thing is, people get so used to their image, they grow attached to their masks.
Even if things aren't going your way, be confident about the fact that something good is bound to happen eventually. You tolerate abusive partners and nasty people because you remember that one time they really treated you nicely, and you hang on to that feeling of belonging. Put yourself down so you understand the seriousness of your mistake. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. The culture of respect should be religiously adhered to by every person in the organization.