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self-respect

(sĕlf′rĭ-spĕkt′)
n.
Due respect for oneself, one's character, and one's conduct.

self′-re·spect′ing adj.
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This is not just an attack on their self-respect, but on that of the whole state," State former deputy chief minister tweeted.
'The leadership of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf does not support any personal action by its members that hurts another person's sentiments and self-respect,' Mr Khan said.
He had said the accountability bureau did not hurt anybody's self-respect during investigation.
Self-respect of every accused being appeared in the court should be kept in mind, said the chairman.
Kashmiri people are living with a fear for their lives and self-respect. Freedom for Kashmir is a search of a lost identity of its rich cultural and religious class.
IANS Hyderabad Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday sounded the poll bugle, appealing to the people of the state not to become slaves of national parties and urged them to emulate Tamil Nadu for their self-respect. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief gave the call at a massive public meeting held here amid talks of early polls to the state Assembly which completes its term in May 2019.
Those home truths remind us of the need to maintain the freedom needed by us ordinary citizens to have some self-respect amid all the corruption and malversation emanating from our President and his cronies.
FederalMinister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said the civilian government has equaldignity and self-respect as any judge or army official, before saying enough is enough.Addressing a seminar the interior minister wondered if politicians in Pakistan are worse than their Indian and Bangladeshi counterparts.
Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said the civilian government has equal dignity and self-respect as any judge or army official, before saying enough is enough.
He said, 'Allah has given every person self-respect and we will not compromise on our self-respect.
In 1961, author Joan Didion, then a 26-year-old Vogue editor, penned a seminal essay for the magazine titled, "Self-Respect: Its Source, Its Power." In it she wrote, "To live without self-respect is to lie awake some night, beyond the reach of warm milk, phenobarbital and the sleeping hand on the coverlet, counting up the sins of commission and omission, the trusts betrayed, the promises subtly broken, the gifts irrevocably wasted through sloth or cowardice or carelessness."
Among their topics are the notion of respect in ancient Greek poetry, Plato on respect and what "belongs to" oneself, human interaction in the state of nature: Hobbes on respect for persons and self-respect, the extend to which the view of respect as the foundation of human rights can be attributed to Kant, and the cardinal role of respect and self-respect for Rawls' and Walzer's theories of justice.