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self-respect

If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for; I should answer; A beautiful House; and if I were further asked to name the production next in importance and the thing next to be longed for; I should answer; A beautiful Book. To enjoy good houses and good books in self-respect and decent comfort, seems to me to be the pleasurable end towards which all societies of human beings ought now to struggle.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Without self-respect there can be no genuine success. Success won at the cost of self-respect is not success for what shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own self-respect.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the Irishman is found outside of Ireland in another environment, he very often becomes a respected man. The economic and intellectual conditions that prevail in his own country do not permit the development of individuality. No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What is opportunity, and when does it knock? It never knocks. You can wait a whole lifetime, listening, hoping, and you will hear no knocking. None at all. You are opportunity, and you must knock on the door leading to your destiny. You prepare yourself to recognize opportunity, to pursue and seize opportunity as you develop the strength of your personality, and build a self-image with which you are able to live -- with your self-respect alive and growing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The individual woman is required a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is mortal. Everyone has to die some day or the other. But one must resolve to lay down one’s life in enriching the noble ideals of self-respect and in bettering one’s human life. We are not slaves. Nothing is more disgraceful for a brave man than to live life devoid of self-respect.More [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
My religious conversion is not inspired by any material motive. This is hardly anything I cannot achieve even while remaining an Untouchable. There is no other feeling than that of a spiritual feeling underlying my religious conversion. Hinduism does not appeal to my conscience. My self-respect cannot assimilate Hinduism. In your case change of religion is imperative for worldly as well as spiritual ends. Do not care for the opinion of those who foolishly ridicule the idea of conversion for material ends. Why should you live under the fold of that religion which has deprived you of honor, money, food and shelter?More [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
Peg: Have you seen Cully? He's been missing for an hour.
Frankie: Have you tried the lost-and-found department?
Peg: No. I'm afraid they'll find him.
Frankie: I always know where to find Johnny. In the casino losing his shirt.
Peg: Well, with the way the other girls look at him, you're lucky he isn't playing around.
Frankie: You know what I'd do if he ever did me wrong?
[pretends to point a gun to her head]
Peg: Shoot yourself?
Frankie: No, him.
Peg: Oh.
Frankie: [as Johnny walks in the room, Frankie pretends to shoot him]
[shouts]
Frankie: Bang! Bang! Bang!
Johnny: Oh!
[Johnny pretends to fall to his death]
Johnny: One last request before I... cross the great footlights up yonder.
Frankie: Like what?
Johnny: Like, would you loan me 25 bucks so I could pay Cully what I owe him?
Frankie: Cully loaned you 25? Where did he get it?
Peg: Between my nightgown and my petticoat.
Frankie: Do you know how much you owe me already?
Johnny: Who's counting?
Frankie: Are you sure you don't want this money to gamble?
Johnny: Word of honor and cross my heart and may you never kiss me again.
Frankie: He sounds sincere. What would you do, Peg?
Peg: What any woman with an ounce of pride or self-respect would do. Give him the money.
Johnny: [as Frankie gets the money out for Johnny] Greatest little bank in America. Two greatest little banks in America.
Peg: What a shame you don't have an account there.More [11/26/2007 12:11:00]
Joe Clark: [at lunch, in the cafeteria, Clark has singled out Sams] ... I want all of you to take a good look at this slovenly, sloppy boy - as an example of how NOT to dress. If you look like THIS in the morning, find some other clothes to wear. Self-respect permeates every aspect of your existence. If you don't have respect for yourself, you're not gonna get it from anyone else.More [07/13/2008 12:07:00]
Stew Smith:
Now, before you go unconscious, I want you to get this through your nut.



Dexter Grayson:
I beg your pardon?



Stew Smith:
Unconscious. You know, when you don't know anything - your natural state! There's some people, you can't buy their self-respect for a bucket of shekels! Now I happen to be one of those guys.



Dexter Grayson:
We just thought...



Stew Smith:
Don't think! Let me do the thinking. Now you go back to that Schuyler outfit and tell them that I didn't marry that dame for her dough and I don't want any of her dough now.



Dexter Grayson:
Yes.



Stew Smith:
I was too poor to buy her a wedding present when we married, so I'll give her a divorce for a wedding present!

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Wick Birnem:
If it happens, it happens and I hope it does. I've had six years of this. I've had my bellyfull... Who are we fooling? We've tried everything, haven't we? We've reasoned with him. We've baited him. We've watched him like a hawk. We've tried trusting him. How often have you cried? How often have I beaten him up? Scrape him out of a gutter and pump some kind of self-respect into him and back he falls, back in every time.



Helen St. James:
He's a sick person. It's as though there was something wrong with his heart or his lungs. You wouldn't walk out on him if he had an attack. He needs our help.



Wick Birnem:
He won't accept our help. Not Don, he hates us. He wants to be alone with that bottle of his. It's all he gives a hang about. Why kid ourselves? He's a hopeless alcoholic.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Nick Benko:
Don't fight it, Eddie! What are you trying to do, hold onto your self-respect? Did your self-respect help you hold your job? Did your self-respect give you a new column?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Michael McBride:
[sees Katie packing] What are you doing?



Katie O'Gill:
[shortly] I'm packing. An' if you don't know why, you can read the card.


[Michael reads the card, looks up guiltily]



Katie O'Gill:
Why didn't you tell me?



Michael McBride:
Your father made me promise that I wouldn't.



Katie O'Gill:
[angrily] When are you throwin' us out?



Michael McBride:
Oh now, Katie...



Katie O'Gill:
*When*?



Michael McBride:
Well, today was supposed to have...



Katie O'Gill:
You give short notice!



Michael McBride:
I don't want you to leave at all!



Katie O'Gill:
[angrily] Why not? What does it matter to you if you break an old man's heart? You're a strong young man, you can find work anywhere, but no, you must come here an' take me father's place!


[crying]



Katie O'Gill:
No wonder he's chasin' the fairy gold an' him half out of his mind tryin' to keep some little bit of self-respect in the town!


[she shoves a broom into his hands]



Katie O'Gill:
Here! You can clean the manor house yourself. It'll be all we can do to move our belonging's out of *your* house this night!


[she turns away]



Michael McBride:
[grabs her] Now you listen to me! I don't want your father's job at all, not unless I can have the both of you along with it! I want you to stay here an' be my wife. I love you, Katie, and I think that you love me.



Katie O'Gill:
[scornfully] I? Love you?


[she storms out]

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Dr. Forrester:
Frank, I... I can't wait. I want you to open your gift now.



TV's Frank:
Great idea, Pete! As a matter of fact uh, I picked you up a little something myself.



Dr. Forrester:
Uh... For me? You shouldn't have.



TV's Frank:
It was nothing, really.



Dr. Forrester:
Oh, Frank. No, it's the thought that counts. I, I know that you think that I'm probably just a cold-hearted jerk without an ounce of self-respect for myself or anyone else, but on the other hand...



TV's Frank:
Merry Christmas, Dr. Forrester.



Dr. Forrester:
Merry Christmas, Frank... Oh, Frank! What a lovely watch-band! This must have set you back a pretty penny.



TV's Frank:
Well actually I uh, didn't have any money, so I took the liberty of hawking your Rolex and... to pay for that...



Dr. Forrester:
You... hawked my Rolex.



TV's Frank:
Yeah.



Dr. Forrester:
Well, it's the thought that counts. Open your gift.



TV's Frank:
Oh, boy! I bet it's a book! I bet it's a book!



Dr. Forrester:
Yes, it is a book, Frank. It's... It's called "Final Exit". I've been stealing your plasma at night so I didn't have to spend any of my own money.



TV's Frank:
Oh Henry.



Dr. Forrester:
Well, until next time, bumpus.



TV's Frank:
God bless us, everyone.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Lt. Arthur Fancy:
Here's some free advice: get enough self-respect so when some fool starts talking to you like a nigger, you don't go half nuts and jam yourself up needing to prove he isn't right.



Officer Reggie Fancy:
You got some funny ideas about self-respect.



Lt. Arthur Fancy:
My idea's when I hear an ass out in the field braying, I don't feel any deep need to start braying back.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Stewie Griffin:
[Stewie looks into the mirror after applying some lipstick to his face] Well, I say, look at you there. You're a filthy girl, aren't you? Yes. You're looking for a bad time. That's what you're after. You're a dirty flirt. You want it bad. You don't care where you get it becasue you have no self-respect and that gets you off, doesn't it?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Vampire priest:
Wait. Stop. Both of us are vampires.



Alucard:
You act more like a cockroach than a proper vampire. Left to your own devices you would cover the world in your filth. I can't stand your kind. You don't have the self-respect to be a vampire, you undead maggot. You barely even know what you are.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.More [07/08/2011 07:07:43]
So, then you find yourself in a situation where you have to do things because they're on offer to you, because you don't have much self-respect left. You just can't say no, even to something that you've never done before. You just can't help yourself.More [07/26/2011 07:07:54]
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.More [09/11/2011 05:09:40]
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.More [09/30/2011 11:09:05]
People who feel superb about themselves generate superb results. Self-respect is a beautiful thing.More Daily Inspiration From The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari [06/21/2016 08:06:17]
The obstinacy as well as the self-respect make us often convert the false into the truth.More [12/16/2016 01:12:19]
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They're no good at all.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself .More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Find your self-respect now. Don't dumb yourselves down. Think of yourself as capable and worthy of finding a guy who is going to respect you, too. It's so important, I mean, and the confidence you get from feeling smart and tackling something like mathematics, which is a challenge, right? Math is hard.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.More [07/07/2011 02:07:59]
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is disgraceful to live at the cost of one’s self-respect. Self-respect is the most vital factor in life. Without it, man is a cipher. To live worthily with self-respect, one has to overcome difficulties. It is out of hard and ceaseless struggle alone that one derives strength, confidence and recognition.More [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.More [07/11/2011 04:07:22]
It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music.
More [08/18/2011 10:08:49]

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