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600 Best Stand Up For Yourself Quotes: Be Courageous (2023)

1. “I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility. I can’t ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won’t stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you’d be surprised that people say, ‘Can I be of help?’” – Maya Angelou


2. “Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself. I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.” – Demi Lovato


3. “Don’t be afraid to stand up for yourself, you should speak up even if you don’t get the answer you were looking for; It’s the fact that you said something that matters.”


4. “You have to stand up for yourself because otherwise people will keep on taking advantage of you and step all over you. ” — Margaret Willey


5. “That’s what we were told—stand up for yourself. But that’s hard to do if you don’t know who you are.” — Shane Koyczan​


6. “When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for your truth. And your truth is powerful. ” – Alan Young


7. “There’s a time when you need to open your mouth and stand up for yourself. ” – Anonymous


8. I learned that you can stand up for yourself and still maintain your zen!” – Doreen Virtue


9. “It’s really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don’t feel that that’s true. ” – Lily Collins


10. “Be brave and stand up for yourself. Don't let anyone tell you what you can and can't do” – Alan Young


11. “Stand up for yourself even if nobody is on your side. ” – Unknown


12. “Don’t give in to bullying or others making fun of people. Stand up for yourself. Stand up for your friends. Be that one person who is genuinely good-hearted. ” – Michelle McCool


13. “Stand up for yourself by not standing yourself up. ” – Gina Greenlee


14. “Earning respect doesn’t mean to always let go but to stand up for yourself!” – Somya Kedia


15. “Motherhood has completely changed me. It’s just about like the most completely humbling experience that I’ve ever had. I think that it puts you in your place because it really forces you to address the issues that you claim to believe in and if you can’t stand up to those principles when you’re raising a child, forget it.” — Diane Keaton, actress, director and author


16. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not half way. ” – Kevin Gates


17. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something in your life.” – Winston Churchill


18. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese proverb


19. “Shoes are like the foundations. If the foundations aren’t right, the building won’t stand upright, and if a woman’s balance isn’t right, nothing else is.”


20. “Holiness is the balance between my nature and the law of God as expressed in Jesus Christ. ”


21. There are all kinds of courage,’ said Dumbledore, smiling. ‘It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.'


22. “No change can come if those who are impacted the most by discrimination are not willing to stand up for themselves. ” – Zainab Salbi


23. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. ” – Albert Einstein


24. “Life is balance of holding on and letting go. ”


25. “Let us be certain of who we want to be. Let us choose for ourselves our path in life, and let us try to strew that path with flowers. ” – Émilie Du Châtelet


26. Don't yell at people. Stand up for what's right. Put yourself in the other person's place. Respect women. Don't take no for an answer. Laugh at yourself. Don't believe what you are told.


27. “But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in.” — Dee Snider


28. “We have to balance the lineality of the known universe with the nonlineality of the unknown universe. ”


29. “Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority.” – William Jennings Bryan


30. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb


31. “The only way he knew how to conquer the demon, was by confronting it.”


32. "It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”—Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


33. “We’re on the verge of a financial collapse unless we balance the budget, and that means some really, really tough decisions. ”


34. “When you come from a family of ten children you learn very early on in life to stand up for yourself and hold your ground regarding the things you’re passionate about. ” – Sufe Bradshaw


35. If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells


36. “Happiness isn’t real unless it is shared. ”


37. “If you want everyone to like you never stand up for anything including yourself.”


38. Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.


39. “If you restore balance in your own self, you will be contributing immensely to the healing of the world. ”


40. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”


41. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe in no matter whose ox is gored”


42. I am sick of being nice. I’m not going to be a pushover anymore. I need to stand up for myself and do what’s best for me.


43. “When you connect with that love and that compassion, that's when everything unfolds. ” – Ellen DeGeneres


44. “And listen to me: what you’ve done here carries power with it, of a different sort. Don’t let Solya take all the credit, and don’t be shy of using it.”


45. ″[Jurgis] could not hear it often enough; he could not ask with enough variations. Yes, they had bought the house, they had really bought it. It belonged to them, they had only to pay the money and it would be all right. Then Jurgis covered his face with his hands, for there were tears in his eyes, and he felt like a fool. But he had had such a horrible fright; strong man as he was, it left him almost too weak to stand up.”


46. It doesn’t matter how slowly you go as long as you don’t stop”


47. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies. but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~ J.K. Rowling


48. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore make your own future.”


49. “This Women’s Day, and every day, stand up for women.


50. “Don’t yell at people. Stand up for what’s right. Put yourself in the other person’s place. Respect women. Don’t take no for an answer. Laugh at yourself. Don’t believe what you are told” – Greg Proops


51. “If we can’t stand up to the ‘never good enough’ and ‘who do you think you are.’ we can’t move forward.”


52. “If you believe very strongly in something. stand up and fight for it.”


53. I am so sick of being nice. I want someone who will stand up for me instead of taking advantage of me and then love me because they like what I have to offer.


54. You teach people how to treat you, by what you allow, what you stop and what you reinforce” Tony gaskins


55. “Empowered Women 101: Forgive yourself for having chosen to expose yourself to people who don't care about your feelings and help others to do the same. Enjoy life! It is as simple as changing your focus or perspective when you start thinking about people from the past who hurt your feelings. Eventually, you will forget about those types of people because your time and attention will be taken up by more positive things/people/events/activities etc. When you understand how much time is wasted trying to make people see you, understand you, respect you, value you, like you or agree with you...life becomes a pointless negative fight for validation that will drain your happiness. You are worth more than the indifference, inattention or crumbs people throw you. You are a queen that demands respect and God will bring the right person into your life to make you forget why you ever wasted your time on nothing important.”


56. “Stand up for yourself. Never give anyone permission to abuse you. ” – Lailah Gifty Akita


57. “Fall down seven times, stand up eight.”


58. “I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility. I can’t ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won’t stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you’d be surprised that people say ‘Can I be of help?” – Maya Angelou


59. You never look good trying to make others look bad


60. “People get good gigs because they stand up…. You don’t get picked. Reject the tyranny of picked. Pick yourself. ” — Seth Godin


61. “I'm not going to do it. I'm not going to wish for a perfect life. the things that knock you down in life are tests, forcing you to make a choice between giving in and remaining on the ground or wiping the dirt off and standing up even taller than you did before you were knocked down. I'm choosing to stand up taller. I'll probably get knocked down a few more times before this life is through with me, but I can guarantee you I'll never stay on the ground. ” – Colleen Hoover


62. To ignore evil, is to become an accomplice to it” MLK


63. “I’m not violent; I don’t believe in killing people, but standing up for yourself, speaking out against injustice, is another form of vengeance. ” – Anonymous


64. Many people wish to see the world be different but don’t take any action to make it better. Gandhi believes if you want to see change, don’t just wish it, act on it. Change in the world is only done from the people brave enough to stand up for something.


65. “We get weak and we fall down. It’s when we stand up again that we become stronger. You will learn from this and be better for it. It’s okay to fall once in a while. You’ll pick yourself up – eventually.” – E.L.Todd


66. Fall seven times, stand up eight.


67. “Our world needs us to show up and stand up for our beliefs. I just hope we're civil and respectful. When we degrade and diminish our humanity, even in response to being degraded and diminished, we break our own wild hearts.”


68. Become so confident in who you are that no one’s opinion, rejection or behavior can rock you


69. There’s never a bad time to stand up for yourself


70. “Tell your story even if you have a small audience. ” – Mitta Xinindlu


71. “Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you've ever been, to stand up taller than you ever were.” — Unknown


72. “You need to spend political capital - be unafraid to introduce people, compliment somebody when it’s deserved and stand up for something you really believe in, rather than just go with the flow.”


73. Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.


74. “Standing up for yourself doesn’t always involve verbal confrontation. Sometimes it’s about not wasting energy on people who are negative. ” – Sherry Argov


75. “Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” — Japanese Proverb


76. “There is no balance, all or nothing. ”


77. Fake friends will believe the gossip about you, but real friends know better and stand up for you.


78. “Let us be certain of who we want to be. Let us choose for ourselves our path in life, and let us try to strew that path with flowers.”


79. “You don’t lose real friends, real opportunities, or real relationships when you start standing up for yourself and setting clear boundaries. You lose abusers, manipulators, narcissists, attention seekers, and mental-health destroying leeches. ” – Anonymous


80. You can forgive someone and yet not have anything to do with them, people need to understand that forgiveness is for past reconciliation and not for future consideration


81. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.” – Mahatma Gandhi


82. “Throughout the infinite, the forces are in a perfect balance, and hence the energy of a single thought may determine the motion of a universe. ”


83. “I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say, ‘Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'”


84. “To me, bravery is to stand up for what you believe in.” – Sophie Turner


85. “Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty. ”


86. You don’t have to accept the things that you’re not ok with


87. Wanna know what offends toxic people? You standing up for yourself


88. “Standing up for yourself doesn’t always involve verbal confrontation. Sometimes it’s about not wasting energy on people who are negative. ” – Sherry Argov​


89. When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for everyone who will follow your positive example!


90. “Thinking for yourself and making your own decisions can be frightening. Letting go of other people’s expectations can leave you feeling empty for a time. And yet seeing yourself as an independent adult who can stand up for your own choices frees you to accept yourself as you are.” – Ellen Bass


91. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” — J.K. Rowling


92. "I just want you to know that if you are out there and you are being really hard on yourself right now for something that has happened … it’s normal. That is what is going to happen to you in life. No one gets through unscathed. We are all going to have a few scratches on us. Please be kind to yourselves and stand up for yourself, please.” — Taylor Swift


93. “But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in.”


94. “Sometimes it just feels so amazing to stand up for yourself finally. I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.”


95. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” -H. G. Wells


96. “Sometimes you have to stand up for what’s right, and sometimes that may be ruffling feathers and may be frowned upon by everyone else, but at the end of the day, in your heart, knowing you’re on the right side of history and knowing that you did the right thing, good or bad, you have to live with that.” – George Hill


97. If they were really strong they wouldn’t yell, They would reassure. If they were really strong they wouldn’t put you down, They would lift you up. Maybe you are the one who is really strong. Maybe they just want to hold you back. Maybe it’s time to stand up for yourself” Bryant McGill


98. “Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness. ”


99. “Be different, stand out, and work your butt off.”— Reba McEntire​


100. “Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” ― Maya Angelou


101. When you connect with that love and that compassion, that's when everything unfolds.


102. “Not after one month, not after one week, not after one day, not after one hour, not even after one minute, only after one second is the best time for a defeated person to stand up and fight for his future victory!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


103. “On the way home my father said tiredly he hoped some day I'd realize it was necessary to live with people. I didn't understand him. He said a lot of other things that made me feel sorry for him, because he just couldn't stand up to a situation.”


104. 66. “I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say, ‘Hi, my name is Sam, and I am an addict.” — Samuel J. Jackson


105. All things are possible if you are willing to put yourself on the line. You cannot stand back and hope for the best. You have to act.


106. I will not stay silent, so that you can stay comfortable”


107. “A commitment to never getting knocked down is in reality a decision to never stand up.” ―Craig D. Lounsbrough


108. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells


109. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself” Robert Frost


110. “Being too nice, too often will get you hurt! Sometimes you have to stand up for yourself and don’t let others push you around!”


111. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”—Japanese Proverb


112. “But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in. ” – Dee Snider


113. “There are all kinds of courage,” said Dumbledore, smiling. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. I therefore award ten points to Mr. Neville Longbottom!”-J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)


114. Not caring what others think, is the best choice you will ever make”. - Curiano. com


115. Being able to admit you’re wrong is important, but so is standing up for yourself when you’re right


116. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.” – Mandy Hale


117. “Stand alone with no shame.” ― Mitta Xinindlu


118. Lord knows / Dreams are hard to follow / But don't let anyone / Tear them away / Hold On / There will be tomorrow / In time you'll find the way.


119. “You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important. ” – Sidney Sheldon


120. Sometimes standing for yourself can be as simple as walking away from a situation that does not support or honor your self-worth


121. Stand up to an obstacle. Just stand up to it, that's all, and don't give way under it, and it will finally break. You will break it. Something has to break, and it won't be you, it will be the obstacle.


122. “If you strive only to avoid the darkness or to cling to the light, you cannot live in balance. Try striving to be conscious of all that you are. ”


123. “Sometimes, to follow our moral compass and our hearts, We must make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in.”


124. If you don’t stand up for yourself who will


125. “Don’t be afraid to stand up for yourself; you should speak up even if you don’t get the answer you were looking for; it’s the fact that you said something that matters. ” – Anonymous


126. “Find your balance and stand with it. Find your song and sing it out. Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance. Find the questions that only you know how to ask and The answers that you are content to not know. ”


127. Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.


128. We all place ourselves in danger to one degree or another when we stand, but we place our children and grandchildren in Even greater danger when we don’t” Stormcloudsgathering


129. "When you stand up to be counted, tell the world this is my voice.”


130. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.” — Maya Angelou


131. Standing up for yourself doesn’t make you argumentative, sharing your feelings doesn’t make you oversensitive, and saying no doesn’t make you uncaring or selfish. If someone wont respect your needs, feelings and boundaries the problem isn’t you, its them


132. “Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. ” – Maya Angelou


133. “Be brave and be fearless, and for God’s sake, stand up for yourself. ” – Gretchen Carlson


134. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” – Shawn Johnson


135. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart, right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness. ” – Lesley Ann Warren


136. “To me, there are saints every day. They stand up and help others and live for others and do things for others.” – Theodore Melfi


137. “Tears are signs of strength. No matter how difficult and painful things are, right after you cry all those tears, you can still manage to stand up and move on to life.”


138. “To me, bravery is to stand up for what you believe in.” — Sophie Turner


139. I would rather adjust my life to your absence, than adjust my boundaries to accommodate your disrespect


140. “Don’t confuse symmetry with balance. ”


141. “There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.”


142. “I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say, ‘Hi, my name is Sam, and I am an addict.” — Samuel J. Jackson


143. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ― Stephen Covey


144. Being a Christian doesn’t mean being a doormat, Jesus had no problem correcting, coaching and setting boundaries with people. Leon Fontane


145. “Don’t believe that winning is really everything. It’s more important to stand for something. If you don’t stand for something, what do you win?”— Lane Kirkland


146. Stand up for your right, regardless of who is committing the wrong


147. You are allowed to scream


148. “Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in. ” – Tabatha Coffey


149. Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women


150. "It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ― J. K. Rowling


151. “There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.” ― Roy T. Bennett


152. No matter what you do, stand up for who you are and be honest. – Bryant McGill


153. “Do not be afraid to color outside the lines. Take risks and do not be afraid to fail. Know that when the world knocks you down. the best revenge is to get up and continue forging ahead. Do not be afraid to be different or to stand up for what’s right. Never quiet your voice to make someone else feel comfortable. No one remembers the person that fits in. It’s the one who stands out that people will not be able to forget.” – Nancy Arroyo Ruffi


154. My heart can stand up to anything, as long as you’re with me.


155. “Science-fiction balances you on the cliff. Fantasy shoves you off. ”


156. Trust your own instincts, go inside, and follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness. – Lesley Ann Warren


157. I just want you to know that if you are out there and you are being really hard on yourself right now for something that has happened ... it's normal. That is what is going to happen to you in life. No one gets through unscathed. We are all going to have a few scratches on us. Please be kind to yourselves and stand up for yourself, please.


158. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” — Unknown


159. “All things are possible if you are willing to put yourself on the line. You cannot stand back and hope for the best. You have to act” – Elizabeth Edwards


160. “On the way home my father said tiredly he hoped some day I’d realize it was necessary to live with people. I didn’t understand him. He said a lot of other things that made me feel sorry for him, because he just couldn’t stand up to a situation.” ― Dan J. Marlowe


161. Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese proverb


162. Speak your mind even if your voice shakes”


163. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ― Albert Einstein


164. “It occurs to me how close happiness and sadness are. So closely knitted together. Such a thin line, a thread-like divide that in the midst of emotions, it trembles, blurring the territory of exact opposites ... how quickly a moment of love was snapped away to a moment of hate ... Of how love and war stand upon the very same foundations.”


165. “Thinking for yourself and making your own decisions can be frightening. Letting go of other people’s expectations can leave you feeling empty for a time. And yet seeing yourself as an independent adult who can stand up for your own choices frees you to accept yourself as you are.”


166. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. ” – Mark Twain


167. Fall down seven times, stand up eight!


168. For your own good, for the good of your family and your future, grow a backbone. When something is wrong, stand up and say it is wrong, and don't back down.” — Dave Ramsey


169. “I wish for [girls around the world] that they can achieve what they want. This is your world. This is your choice. You should stand up for your rights. No one can stand for you. If one person can be educated, they can teach other people. You help one person and they will also help another person.”


170. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. ” – Earl Nightingale


171. “That’s what we were told—stand up for yourself. But that’s hard to do if you don’t know who you are. ” – Shane Koyczan​


172. “You stand up for what you believe in. ” – Doja Cat


173. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not halfway.”


174. “If I can stand up when I’m 80, I’ll be happy to cruise around on a skateboard. If I feel like my skills are fading, I just won’t do it publicly.” — Tony Hawk


175. “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, and don’t give up the fight. ” – Bob Marley (Lyrics)


176. “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, and don’t give up the fight.” – Bob Marley (Lyrics)


177. “When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for everyone who will follow your positive example!”


178. If you give up, it means you never wanted it to be”


179. “Crazy is relative.”


180. “When you finish a thing you ought to be able to say to yourself: There, I am willing to stand for that piece of work. It is not pretty well done; it is done as well as I can do it; done to a complete finish. I will stand for that. ” – Orison Swett Marden


181. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment. ” – Stephen Covey


182. You’ll never change the world, if you’re worried about being liked


183. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart


184. “There’s a difference between being mean and standing up for yourself. ” – Anonymous


185. “Stand up for yourself even if nobody is on your side. ” – Anonymous


186. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else. ” – Maya Angelou


187. “To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life. with eyes wide open. It means deciding to voluntarily transform the chaos of potential into the realities of habitable order. It means adopting the burden of self-conscious vulnerability. and accepting the end of the unconscious paradise of childhood. where finitude and mortality are only dimly comprehended. It means willingly undertaking the sacrifices necessary to generate a productive and meaningful reality (it means acting to please God. in the ancient language).”


188. “I’ve been on the floor and I’ve been heartbroken. I didn’t know how I was going to stand up. But I just gave it time.” — Sandra Bullock


189. “A balance of giving and receiving is essential to keeping your energy, mood and motivation at a consistently high level. ”


190. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


191. Feel free to stand up for what you believe in. Never let what others might say turn you into a coward who stands for nothing. People’s beliefs will differ, do not betray yours out of fear of opinion. Be polite while making your stance” Toni Payne


192. “Speak up. Believe in yourself. Take risks.”


193. Life has 2 rules


194. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” Japanese Proverb


195. Every time you stand up for yourself, you are healing the wound for all the women in your lineage who were silenced. Elizabeth Su


196. “The most important career decision you’ll make is who your life partner is. ”


197. Fall down seven times and stand up eight.. - Japanese Proverb


198. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~ J.K. Rowling


199. You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it”


200. “As I said, ‘If you don’t stand up for yourself, people aren’t going to think that you can stand up for them.’” – Sidney Blumenthal​


201. Do what you feel in your heart to be right for you’ll be criticized anyway”. Eleanor Roosevelt


202. “Man, alone can transform the power of his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone can dream, and make his dream come true. ” – Napoleon Hill


203. “There’s is a difference between being mean and standing up for yourself.” – Unknown


204. by Shirley Malinowski


205. You have two Choices, you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important” Sidney Sheldon


206. “The bravest thing you can do is stand up for yourself when you're being treated unfairly. ” – Alan Young


207. Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore make your own future.


208. “On the way home, my father said tiredly. He hoped someday I’d realis it was necessary to live with people. I didn’t understand him. He said many other things that made me feel sorry for him because he just couldn’t stand up to a situation.”


209. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something in your life. ” – Winston Churchill


210. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” ― Maya Angelou


211. “When you finish a thing, you ought to be able to say to yourself: I am willing to stand for that piece of work. It is not pretty well done; it is done as well as I can; done to a complete finish. I will stand for that.”


212. “Balance every thought with its opposition. Because the marriage of them is the destruction of illusion. ”


213. Theres a time to be nice, and a time to stand your ground


214. When faced with senseless drama, spiteful criticisms and misguided opinions, walking away is the best way to stand up for yourself. To respond with anger is an endorsement of their attitude


215. “If you don’t stand up to your fears, have bravery, loyalty, and you don’t have friends, you’ll never win. You’ll never feel better about yourself.” – Luke Benward


216. “Speak up. Believe in yourself. Take risks. ” – Unknown


217. Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you” LL cool j


218. I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” Thomas Edison


219. “When you’re part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad because they’d do the same for you. ” – Yogi Berra


220. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” ― Earl Nightingale


221. In a world that demands you to obey wrong rules; being rebellious is right


222. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery. in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Veronica Roth


223. Don’t let people walk all over you. Sometimes when you’re too nice, you always give and give and give. You might not know if you’re being taken advantage of or if you’re being used. Learn how to say no, be kind but stand up for yourself and never let anyone walk all over you


224. Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be


225. We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart. – Tabatha Coffey


226. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore make your own future. ” – Swami Vivekananda


227. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells


228. “All things are possible if you are willing to put yourself on the line. You cannot stand back and hope for the best. You have to act”


229. I not only have The right to stand up for myself but I have the responsibility. I can’t ask any body else to Stand up for me, if I won’t stand up for myself and once you stand up for yourself you would be surprised that people say “can I be of help”? Maya Angelou


230. Work hard, dream big, never give up”


231. Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power. Not because they don’t see it, but because they see it and they don’t want it to exist


232. “For your own good, for the good of your family and your future, grow a backbone. When something is wrong, stand up and say it is wrong, and don't back down.” - Dave Ramsey


233. “Never slouch as doing so compresses the lungs, overcrowds other vital organs, rounds the back, and throws you off balance. ”


234. “Be brave and be fearless, and for God’s sake, stand up for yourself.” – Gretchen Carlson


235. “Stand alone with no shame.”


236. “Standing up for yourself doesn’t always involve verbal confrontation. Sometimes it’s about not wasting energy on people who are negative.” ​


237. Never give up because great things take time”


238. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. – Mahatma Gandhi


239. “Every time you stand up to be counted. tell the world this is my voice” -Shane Koyczan


240. “Shabbat is a day of rest, of mental scrutiny and of balance. Without it the workdays are insipid. ”


241. “When you're part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they'd do the same for you. ”


242. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies but just as much to stand up to our friends” J. k Rowling


243. “We get weak, and we fall. It’s when we stand up again that we become stronger. You will learn from this and be better for it. It’s okay to fall once in a while. You’ll pick yourself up – eventually.”


244. If you strongly believe in something, don’t be afraid to fight for it”


245. “When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for everyone who will follow your positive example!” ― Doreen Virtue


246. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.”


247. “I might just stand up and go crazy, someone make the lay-up.” – Lil Baby, Song: All In, Album: My Turn


248. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.”


249. Winners are not people who never fail but people who never quit”


250. “It’s almost as easy to stand up as it is to sit down. ” – Charles Lindbergh


251. When you finish a thing you ought to be able to say to yourself: There, I am willing to stand for that piece of work. It is not pretty well done; it is done as well as I can do it; done to a complete finish. I will stand for that.


252. “Civilization must stand up and combat the current collapse of governance, the rise of violence, and the spread of chaos and fear in many parts of the world. ” – Rudy Giuliani


253. “There’s is a difference between being mean and standing up for yourself.”


254. “Seth Godin writes, “Leadership is scarce because few people are willing to go through the discomfort required to lead. This scarcity makes leadership valuable.…It’s uncomfortable to stand up in front of strangers. It’s uncomfortable to propose an idea that might fail. It’s uncomfortable to challenge the status quo. It’s uncomfortable to resist the urge to settle. When you identify the discomfort, you’ve found the place where a leader is needed. If you’re not uncomfortable in your work as a leader, it’s almost certain you’re not reaching your potential as a leader.”


255. “Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.”


256. “Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it’s just teaching you to stand up the next time.” – Joel Edgerton​


257. “Being able to admit you’re wrong is important, but so is standing up for yourself when you’re right. ” – Suzy Kassem


258. "It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends."— Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


259. “To me, bravery is to stand up for what you believe in. ” – Sophie Turner


260. The world surfers a lot because of the silence of good people”


261. “When you stand up to be counted, tell the world this is my voice.” – Shannon Alder


262. “The balance of power is the scale of peace. ”


263. You don’t loose real friends, real opportunities or real relationships when you start standing for yourself and setting clear boundaries. You lose abusers manipulators, narcissists, attention seekers, and mental health destroying leeches


264. “Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. ”


265. “Love is the undisturbed balance that binds this universe together. ”


266. “Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself. I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted. ” – Demi Lovato


267. “When you finish a thing you ought to be able to say to yourself: There, I am willing to stand for that piece of work. It is not pretty well done; it is done as well as I can do it; done to a complete finish. I will stand for that.” ― Orison Swett Marden


268. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not halfway.” – Kevin Gate


269. “Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass and/or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in.” – Tabatha Coffey


270. “I learned that you can stand up for yourself and still maintain your zen!” – Doreen Virtue


271. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” ~Japanese proverb


272. “Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.” ― Iyanla Vanzant


273. “There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life. ”


274. You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative.’


275. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill


276. “Society teaches us to fall in line and be grateful even in times of injustice. It’ll feel almost alien when you start speaking up but standing up for yourself is always the right thing to do. ” – Torron-Lee Dewar


277. “The world is not the most pleasant place. Eventually, your parents leave you, and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass.” – Queen Elizabeth II


278. “The key to finding a happy balance in modern life is simplicity. ”


279. “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, and don’t give up the fight.”


280. “Stand up for yourself by not standing yourself up.” – Gina Greenlee


281. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind." — Shannon L. Alder


282. “Nature is about balance. All the world comes in pairs – Yin and Yang, right and wrong, men and women; whats pleasure without pain?”


283. “Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.” ― Bob Marley, Bob Marley – Legend


284. There are gonna be some days, where you don't know if you can take another step. There are gonna be some days where you don't know where the next step is taking you to. The first step is you gotta stand up! Chris Gardener


285. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” — H.G. Wells


286. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.” – Roy T. Bennett


287. “Don’t give in to bullying or others making fun of people. Stand up for yourself. Stand up for your friends. Be that one person who is genuinely good-hearted.” – Michelle McCool


288. “Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being. ”


289. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” ~ Lesley Ann Warren


290. "I believe that if you’ll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Something just motivates you to keep moving.” — Tina Turner


291. “Stand up for yourself.


292. If standing for yourself burns a bridge, I have matches, we ride at dawn


293. “Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you.” – LL Cool J


294. “Sometimes standing up for yourself can be as simple as walking away from a situation that does not support or honor your self-worth. ” – Anonymous


295. “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone. Stand up for truth, regardless of who steps on it. ” – Suzy Kassem


296. “You give numerous second chances to the undeserved, but start judging yourself in your very first legitimate failure. Why such discrimination?”


297. “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone. Stand up for truth, regardless of who steps on it.”


298. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?” – Katie McGarry


299. Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself. I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.


300. “Life is to be enjoyed, not endured. So follow your dreams, embrace change and live what you love” – Aysel Gunar


301. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.


302. “I have faced bullying before. Not in high school. Not in any school but when I published my now bestselling book series as an indie author back in 2010 through 2012 and became a target for indie publishing, especially in YA because I stood by Amazon self-publishing versus the traditional publishers. How I dealt with it? I kept doing what I love - writing and publishing, and giving my readers what they love. Indie publishing took off soon afterwards and now it is a valid and more desirable way to publish books. So the lesson learned is...don't let bullies stop you from doing what you love and from keeping you from giving your readers the books they love to read from you." - Kailin Gow in a National Radio Interview.”


303. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it. ” – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart


304. When you modify, you are literally and figurately standing up for yourself; you’re building the muscle of looking inside and asking for what you need right


305. “That’s what we were told—stand up for yourself. But that’s hard to do if you don’t know who you are. ” – Shane Koyczan


306. “Life is to be enjoyed, not endured. So follow your dreams, embrace change and live what you love.”


307. “Trust your instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” – Lesley Ann Warren


308. “Lord knows / Dreams are hard to follow / But don't let anyone / Tear them away / Hold On / There will be tomorrow / In time you'll find the way. ” – Mariah Carey


309. “Stand up for yourself. Never give anyone permission to abuse you.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


310. If you aren’t actively standing up for what is right, you’re part of the problem” Daffencohen. com


311. “I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility. I can’t ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won’t stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you’d be surprised that people say ‘Can I be of help?” ― Maya Angelou


312. You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.


313. “Sometimes standing up for yourself can be as simple as walking away from a situation that does not support or honor your self-worth.” – Anonymous


314. “Being able to admit you’re wrong is important, but so is standing up for yourself when you’re right.” – Suzy Kassem


315. 48. T-shirt surprise. Once again, this baby announcement idea will surprise your audience with a message on your tummy, but your partner can also take part in the fun. Get T-shirts that say something like “Mom” and “Dad” so when you stand up, your friends and family will see that you’re about to become new parents!


316. “You stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you.” — Yogi Berra


317. Speak boldly and with intellect, never hush your voice for someone’s comfort. Speak your mind, make people uncomfortable”


318. “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” – Norman Vincent Peale


319. “If standing up for yourself burns a bridge or two, then rebuild right over top of the ashes.”


320. “Sometimes people don’t trust the force of kindness. They think love or compassion or kindness will make you weak and kind of stupid and people will take advantage of you; you won’t stand up for other people. ” – Sharon


321. T-shirt surprise. Once again, this baby announcement idea will surprise your audience with a message on your tummy, but your partner can also take part in the fun. Get T-shirts that say something like “Mom” and “Dad” so when you stand up, your friends and family will see that you’re about to become new parents!


322. “Mr. DuBois, you are a rehearsal accompanist. I do not pay you for your musical interpretation.' The impresario marched down the aisle and stood in the middle like the commander of a mutinying ship.


323. “You have to stand up for some things in this world. ” – Marjory Stoneman Douglas


324. “If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much. ” – Marian Wright Edelman


325. “I don’t understand someone like you! You let people create rumors about you! Yes, they set you up, but do you know who gave them the power to do that? You! And your silence! I don’t know who taught you this, but suffering in silence is no way to live, Amelia! How can anyone help you if they don’t even know something is wrong?”


326. “Society teaches us to fall in line and be grateful even in times of injustice. It'll feel almost alien when you start speaking up but standing up for yourself is always the right thing to do.”


327. “If we can’t stand up to the never good enough and who do you think you are? we can’t move forward.”


328. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.


329. Learn to stand up for yourself, it’s not every time that silence is golden


330. Courage is what it takes to stand and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen” Winston Churchill


331. Never give up


332. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” ― JK Rowling


333. “I'm so sick and tired of leeches; blood sucking individuals with no remorse. It's now time to cut them off and get rid of them from my life. The hungry consultants, unscrupulous professional advisors, fake friends, dubious investors, bogus business partners, self-anointed good-soil for seed ministries, selfish relatives and those who feel I don't deserve!”


334. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”- Japanese Proverb


335. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How are many more of us? Pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”


336. Behind every strong person lies a broken child, who had to learn to stand up and take no sit.


337. “You really need faith in yourself to make art and to stand up for what you believe in. ” – Elizabeth Peyton


338. “We get weak, and we fall down. It’s when we stand up again that we become stronger. You will learn from this and be better for it. It’s okay to fall once in a while. You’ll pick yourself up – eventually.” – E. L. Todd


339. “When you come from a family of ten children, you learn very early on in life to stand up for yourself and hold your ground regarding the things you’re passionate about.”


340. “Balance and good fortune can only come to a person who is balanced and feels fortunate. ”


341. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”—Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


342. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”– J.K. Rowling


343. “I try to be as honest and open as I am with everything that I do because it’s just. um. It helps me. you know. like whether it’s stand up or singing or act. I just try to stay true.” ~ Jamie Foxx


344. “If we don’t fight for what we ‘stand for’ with our passionate words and honest actions, do we really ‘stand’ for anything?” – Tiffany Madison


345. “It takes a lot of courage to stand up for yourself, but it's always worth it in the end. ” – Alan Young


346. “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have. ” – Norman Vincent Peale


347. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.' – Winston Churchill


348. God has a purpose for your pain


349. Stand up for what you believe in, Even if it means standing alone”


350. “You stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you. ”


351. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ― Mark Twain


352. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” — Winston Churchill


353. “We can never be afraid to stand up for what is right, no matter what others may say. And sometimes, if that means taking a lonely road, if what we are standing for is true, then perhaps moonlight or sunshine will light our way and make it less lonely.” – Pramila Jayapal


354. “When you come from a family of ten children you learn very early on in life to stand up for yourself and hold your ground regarding the things you’re passionate about.”— Sufe Bradshaw


355. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ― J. K. Rowling


356. We get weak and we fall down. It's when we stand up again that we become stronger. You will learn from this and be better for it. It's okay to fall once in a while. You'll pick yourself up - eventually.


357. “You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.” ― Sidney Sheldon


358. “I am here, and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it. This one moment when you know you’re not a sad story. You are alive. And you stand up and see the lights on the buildings and everything that makes you wonder.” – Stephen Chbosky


359. “When you stand up for yourself, you are standing up for everyone who will follow your positive example!” – Doreen Virtue


360. “Stand up for your rights and be brave, and don’t be intimidated. ” – Margaret Keane


361. You are not responsible for how your set boundaries are received


362. “Whenever one person stands up and says, Wait a minute, this is wrong,’ it helps other people do the same.”


363. “In the end, it’s all a question of balance. ”


364. “Man, alone can transform the power of his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone can dream, and make his dream come true.” ― Napoleon Hill


365. You will never gain anyone's approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.


366. How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we're not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?


367. I am tired of being nice for the sake of being nice. I am tired of being kind to someone just so they’ll be kind to me in return. I am ready to say no, I am ready to stand up for myself and my beliefs. I’m tired of feeling bad about who I am and what I feel because others don’t agree with me.


368. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness. ” – Lesley Ann Warren


369. “It’s important for everyone to stand up for what they believe in.”


370. “Stand up for what you believe in, Even if it means standing alone”. This one os one of my favorites. I come from a small family and town. I learned quickly to stand up for what I believe in.


371. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies. but just as much to stand up to our friends.”


372. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”


373. When you stand up to be counted, tell the world this is my voice


374. “The only way he knew how to conquer the demon, was by confronting it.” ― Shad’e Zuiweta


375. “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, and don’t give up the fight. ” – Bob Marley


376. “I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say, ‘Hi, my name is Sam, and I am an addict.” – Samuel J. Jackson


377. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” – J.K. Rowling


378. “If we can’t stand up to the “never good enough” and “who do you think you are?” we can’t move forward.”


379. “Find a balance between head and heart. ”


380. I am fire, if you want something salty and sweet with no opinion, I’m not the one for you. I spit flames, often. Janne Robinson


381. ‘If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything.’


382. “Earning respect doesn’t mean to always let go but to stand up for yourself!” ― Somya Kedia


383. When faced with senseless drama, spiteful criticisms, and misguided opinions, walking away is the best way to stand up for yourself. To respond with anger is an endorsement of their attitude. —Dodinsky


384. “Civilization must stand up and combat the current collapse of governance, the rise of violence, and the spread of chaos and fear in many parts of the world.”


385. “If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences. ” – Criss Jami


386. “Life is to be enjoyed, not endured. So follow your dreams, embrace change and live what you love” ― Aysel Gunar


387. “Life is about balance. Be kind, but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t be deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself. ”


388. I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn't need to hide behind her husband's back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don't play victim, you don't make yourself look pitiful, you don't point fingers. You stand and you deal. You face the world with a head held high and you carry the universe in your heart. — C. JoyBell C.


389. Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it's just teaching you to stand up the next time. - Joel Edgerton


390. “Stand up for yourself even if nobody is on your side.” – Unknown


391. “There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences. ”


392. “You can't lead me down that road.”


393. Everything you can imagine is real.


394. “I’ve been on the floor and I’ve been heartbroken. I didn’t know how I was going to stand up. But I just gave it time.” —Sandra Bullock


395. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston S. Churchill


396. I am not afraid of my Truth anymore and I will not omit pieces of me to make you comfortable”


397. “The worst thing that we can do as women is not stand up for each other, and this is something we can practice every day, no matter where we are and what we do – women sticking up for other women, choosing to protect and celebrate each other instead of competing or criticising one another.”


398. “Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority. ” – William Jennings Bryan


399. "Fall seven times, stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb


400. “Trust your instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.”


401. When you stand up for yourself and become visible narcissists will try to gaslight you into believing you’re the problem. Don’t fall for it. They are deeply disturbed individuals and believe everyone should operate in ways which make them comfortable. Let them be uncomfortable and alone in their paranoia, envy need to micromanage and control others who threaten them. You, set your boundaries and continue slaying. Shahida Arabi


402. Follow your dreams, they know the way.


403. “Earning respect doesn’t mean letting go but always standing to let letting up for yourself!”


404. Don’t let anyone ever break your soul. You have to stand on your own two feet and stand up for yourself. There are those that would give anything to see you fail, but you must never give them the satisfaction. Hold your head up high, smile and stand your own ground


405. “The only way he knew how to conquer the demon was by confronting it. ” – Shad’e Zuiweta


406. How many times have you been Faced with the overwhelming temptation to just give up and throw in the towel? Too many to count, I presume. Holding on to what you being is no Walk in the park, here are a few reminders to


407. “It’s important to stand up for what you believe in.” — Cody Linley


408. Find yourself friends who will talk shit to your face but stand up for you behind your back. Dan Go


409. “Follow your dreams, they know the way. ”- Kobe Yamada


410. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb


411. “Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” —Japanese Proverb


412. “You become a role model because of what you do as a person. There’s a certain point where being a role model might come from standing up for yourself and getting rid of emotion that doesn’t belong to you, an emotion that is being brought on because of racist actions of others. ” – Claudia Rankine


413. “My daddy always told me to just do the best you knew how and tell the truth. He said there was nothin to set a man’s mind at ease like wakin up in the morning and not havin to decide who you were. And if you done somethin wrong just stand up and say you don’t it and say you’re sorry and get on with it. Dont haul stuff around with you.”


414. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we're not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”


415. “I think people are always going to say things about you or disapprove of your relationships or your ideals or your beliefs or something, but I think you have to stand up and stay strong in who you are and not let it affect you.” – Kirstin Maldonado


416. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.”


417. “You stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they'd do the same for you.” – Yogi Berra


418. “The victim inside us all ceases when we stand up in opposition of that which oppresses or intimidates us. Something powerfully intrinsic happens when the courage to no longer be silent awakens within us and we are compelled to confront our problems rather than cower to them. The things that torment us thrive on our hushed fears and insecurities and they are made powerless by a resilient voice; An inner voice that says...“No More!” ~ Jason Versey”


419. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations”


420. “Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you. — LL Cool J


421. Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass and/or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in.


422. “You become a role model because of what you do as a person. There’s a certain point where being a role model might come from standing up for yourself and getting rid of emotion that doesn’t belong to you, an emotion that is being brought on because of racist actions of others.” – Claudia Rankine


423. ‘”I might just stand up and go crazy, someone make the lay-up.”‘


424. “Follow your dreams, they know the way.”― Kobe Yamada


425. “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone. Stand up for truth, regardless of who steps on it.” – Suzy Kassem


426. Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about”


427. “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone. Stand up for truth, regardless of who steps on it.” ― Suzy Kassem


428. “Stand up for yourself by not standing yourself up.”


429. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it. ” – Roy T. Bennett


430. “Be different, stand out, and work your butt off. ” – Reba McEntire


431. Life is Like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving” Albert Einstein


432. I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Something just motivates you to keep moving.


433. “Don’t be afraid to stand up for yourself, you should speak up even if you don’t get the answer you were looking for; its the fact that you said something that matters.” – Unknown


434. “It’s important to stand up for what you believe in. ” – Cody Linley


435. “Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down. ” – Iyanla Vanzant


436. Anything you lose when you stand up for yourself, protect your boundaries and begin to grow, was not meant to stay


437. Shift yourself away from the slippery ground of bad attitudes and you'll not drift off!


438. “Know when to say ‘no.”


439. Your silence will not protect you


440. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.


441. “Don’t yell at people. Stand up for what’s right. Put yourself in the other person’s place. Respect women. Don’t take no for an answer. Laugh at yourself. Don’t believe what you are told”


442. Pay attention when people react with anger and hostility to your boundaries. You have found the edge where their respect for you ends


443. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore make your own future. ” – Swami Vivekanand


444. “Stand alone with no shame. ” – Mitta Xinindlu


445. “Your father didn't raise me out of the gutter but lifted me off a road. A road I chose of my own volition, taking my own path." He didn't need to know the details, and Rosamund was certain Jacopo wasn't about to enlighten him. Drawing herself up, her chocolate eyes flashed. "And yes, I am Lady Blithman and as such, I take my responsibilities to the name, and my staff and my friends, very seriously. You're right. This is nothing to do with Mr. Lovelace, and everything to do with my duty to those who need me.”


446. “Silence is the most expensive to buy.”


447. I’ve been on the floor and I’ve been heartbroken. I didn’t know how I was going to stand up. But I just gave it time.


448. “Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass and/or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in. ” – Tabatha Coffey


449. “I always tell young people to hold on to their dreams. And sometimes you have to stand up for what you think is right even if you have to stand alone. ” – Claudette Colvin


450. “Formal education teaches how to stand, but to see the rainbow you must come out and walk many steps on your own. ” – Amit Ray


451. Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.


452. Life is to be enjoyed, not endured. So follow your dreams, embrace change and live what you love.


453. “If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.” – Roy T. Bennett


454. Always stand up for yourself. Don’t take bullshit from anyone. No one in this world is more important than you


455. Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.


456. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” – J. K. Rowling


457. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”—J.K. Rowling


458. “Thinking for yourself and making your own decisions can be frightening. Letting go of other people’s expectations can leave you feeling empty for a time. And yet seeing yourself as an independent adult who can stand up for your own choices frees you to accept yourself as you are. ” – Ellen Bass


459. “Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.” – Iyanla Vanzant


460. Living in the lap of luxury isn’t bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up – Orson Welles


461. “Don’t just get up, stand up!”


462. “You don’t have to accept the things you are not ok with. ” – Unknown


463. Leaders stand up for others.


464. “It’s really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don’t feel that that’s true.”


465. The only people that get upset when you set boundaries are those who benefitted from you having none


466. “The ability to read, write, and analyze; the confidence to stand up and demand justice and equality; the qualifications and connections to get your foot in the door and take your seat at the table — all of that starts with education.” —Michelle Obama


467. “We get weak and we fall down. It’s when we stand up again that we become stronger. You will learn from this and be better for it. It’s okay to fall once in a while. You’ll pick yourself up, eventually. ” – E. L. Todd


468. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life. ”


469. “Anything that threatens hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.”


470. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.”


471. “Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority.” — William Jennings Bryan


472. “It’s really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don’t feel that that’s true.” – Lily Collins


473. “Motherhood has completely changed me. It’s just about like the most completely humbling experience that I’ve ever had. I think that it puts you in your place because it really forces you to address the issues that you claim to believe in and if you can’t stand up to those principles when you’re raising a child, forget it.” — Diane Keaton


474. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. ” – Mandy Hale


475. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”


476. “Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.” ― Suzy Kassem


477. “We cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever. We must stand up and move on to the next action.”


478. Women who had the strength to really stand up for something that they knew needed to be done is the best example of no matter how small you might feel, how low you may feel on the ladder or the totem pole, no matter what color you are, no matter what gender you are, you have a voice and you certainly have the right to speak up for what is right. — Meghan Markle


479. “We have to stand up for what we believe in, even when we might not be popular for it. Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic, and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart. ” – Tabatha Coffey


480. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Proverb


481. “Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.”- Peter Marshall


482. “You have two choices. You can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.” – Sidney Sheldon


483. When you feel powerful, you are willing to stand up for your rights, you are willing to stand up for what you believe in, you are willing to stand up and be counted”Margaret Cho


484. If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” — H. G. Wells


485. May you be strong, always. When you fall may you stand up undefeated. Happy birthday to such a great king.


486. "If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells


487. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”


488. “Shift yourself away from the slippery ground of bad attitudes and you'll not drift off!” – Israelmore Ayivor


489. “Whenever one person stands up and says, ‘Wait a minute, this is wrong,’ it helps other people do the same.” — Gloria Steinem


490. Anyone can give up,it’s the easiest thing in the world to do, but to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength” Anonymous


491. Get up. Stand up. Stand up for your rights. Get up. Stand up. Don’t give up the fight” Bob Marley


492. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.


493. You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’


494. “Standing up for yourself doesn’t always involve verbal confrontation. Sometimes it’s about not wasting energy on people who are negative.” – Sherry Argov


495. “Formal education teaches how to stand, but to see the rainbow you must come out and walk many steps on your own.”


496. The first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you think its permanent then its permanent, if you think you’ve reached your limits then you have, if you think you’ll never get well then you won’t. You have to change your thinking, you have to see everything that is holding you back, every obstacle, every limitation as only temporary


497. “When you’re part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad because they’d do the same for you.” – Lawrence Peter ‘Yogi’ Berra


498. Embrace your inner resistance, and let others become accountable for themselves


499. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. ” – Maya Angelou


500. “I'm not going to do it. I'm not going to wish for a perfect life. the things that knock you down in life are tests, forcing you to make a choice between giving in and remaining on the ground or wiping the dirt off and standing up even taller than you did before you were knocked down. I'm choosing to stand up taller. I'll probably get knocked down a few more times before this life is through with me, but I can guarantee you I'll never stay on the ground.”


501. “The strongest thing that any human being has going is their own integrity and their own heart. As soon as you start veering away from that, the solidity that you need in order to be able to stand up for what you believe in and deliver what’s really inside, it’s just not going to be there. ” – Herbie Hancock


502. “I know what this is. I know this is my truth. My past. My present. My future. It is what I knew all along and, like a freaking idiot, ignored because my beautiful illusion was so much better than my tragic reality.


503. Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.


504. Stop being a pushover, stand up for yourself


505. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.”― Mandy Hale


506. “I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility. I can’t ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won’t stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you’d be surprised that people say ‘Can I be of help?”


507. Anything you loose when you stand up for yourself and set boundaries was never meant to stay


508. To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind. – Shannon L. Alder


509. Take a stand for yourself and refuse to let people steal your joy


510. “The world is not the most pleasant place. Eventually, your parents leave you, and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass. ” – Queen Elizabeth II


511. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.” – Maya Angelou


512. “It’s time to stand up for yourself and your dream. This is the one and only life that you have. Don’t waste it watching someone’s life on TV, in a movie, in a series, or reality show. Take your power back and make a move. Live your life on your terms, and create something new in your life. You deserve it!” – Les Brown


513. “No matter what you do. stand up for who you are and be honest.”


514. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” ― Lesley Ann Warren


515. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.”


516. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi


517. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”― Katie McGarry


518. “If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.”


519. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”


520. “A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. ”


521. “Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the right minority will one day be the majority.”


522. Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb


523. “Fall seven times and stand up eight. ” – Japanese Proverb


524. You must stand for something, you can’t be everything to everyone. Define your values, live by them. Surround yourself with others who will honor them. Let the rest go” @debra11


525. “That’s what we were told—stand up for yourself. But that’s hard to do if you don’t know who you are.”


526. “You can't keep hiding behind your fear, you have to face it head on. – Alan Young


527. Don’t be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else”


528. Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else. — Maya Angelou


529. “Don’t be afraid to stand up for yourself, you should speak up even if you don’t get the answer you were looking for; its the fact that you said something that matters. ” – Unknown


530. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. ” – Oprah Winfrey


531. “It’s really important to stand up for yourself and not always agree with what people say if indeed you don’t feel that that’s true.” — Lily Collins


532. Strong people stand up for themselves but stronger people stand up for others” Extramadness. com


533. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb


534. “Economy without ecology means managing the human nature relationship without knowing the delicate balance between humankind and the natural world. ”


535. “You can be a woman who wants to look good and still stand up for the equality of women.” – Meghan Markle


536. “Fall down seven times, stand up eight”


537. Quitting is not an option”


538. “When conscious activity is wholly concentrated on some one definite purpose, the ultimate result, for most people, is lack of balance accompanied by some form of nervous disorder. ”


539. “God had to break Jacob to make him useful. In the breaking process, Jacob—the deceiving “heel-catcher”—became Israel, a “prince with God” who purposed to serve God rather than himself. Natural leaders often need to be broken. Consider your natural ability to lead a gift from God, but your character a gift to present back to God. Remember: Every time you stand up under the weight of adversity, you are being prepared, as Jacob was, to better serve God and lead people.”


540. “Sometimes you have to stand up for what’s right, and sometimes that may be ruffling feathers and may be frowned upon by everyone else, but at the end of the day, in your heart, knowing you’re on the right side of history and knowing that you did the right thing, good or bad, you have to live with that. ” – George Hill


541. “The point of a trellis isn’t to make the vines stand up straight in neat rows, but rather to attain a rich, deep glass of wine. It’s to create space for the vine to grow and bear fruit.”


542. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”~ Winston Churchill


543. I am sick of liars and want to stand up for honesty and integrity, so I have taken all my lies down from the wall and put them in a box. I’m not doing it for you; I’m doing it for me.


544. I not only have the right to stand up for myself, but I have the responsibility. I can't ask somebody else to stand up for me if I won't stand up for myself. And once you stand up for yourself, you'd be surprised that people say 'Can I be of help?


545. “Silence is the most expensive to buy. ” – Ljupka Cvetanova


546. "When you pray, don’t be like the hypocrites who love to stand up and pray in the synagogues and on street corners where everyone can see them. I tell you the truth, they have already received their reward.”


547. “You don’t have to accept the things you are not ok with.” – Unknown


548. Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb


549. “Fake friends will believe the gossip about you, but real friends know better and stand up for you.”


550. “We can never be afraid to stand up for what is right, no matter what others may say. And sometimes, if that means taking a lonely road, if what we are standing for is true, then perhaps moonlight or sunshine will light our way and make it less lonely. ” – Pramila Jayapal


551. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. ” – Rumi


552. “Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you. ” – LL Cool J


553. “Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in.” – Tabatha Coffey


554. “As I said, if you don’t stand up for yourself, people aren’t going to think that you can stand up for them.”


555. “Tell your story even if you have a small audience.”


556. “Civilization must stand up and combat the current collapse of governance, the rise of violence, and the spread of chaos and fear in many parts of the world.” ― Rudy Giuliani


557. You may have to fight a battle more once to win it


558. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” — Shawn Johnson


559. I am thankful for my struggle because without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled on my strength”


560. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” –Japanese proverb


561. I want to inspire people, I want people to say” because of you, I didn’t give up”


562. “Years ago, a group of good, wise, brave, God-fearing men stood up to claim and defend the human right for independence. Those men are now dead. Their work is not. If good, wise, brave, God-fearing men fail to stand up in their stead, that independence will cease to exist.”


563. The more chances you give someone, the less respect they would start to have for you. They would begin to ignore the standards that you’ve set, because they know another chance will always be given. They are not afraid to lose you because they know that no matter what you won’t walk away. They get comfortable with depending on your forgiveness. Never let a person get comfortable with disrespecting you


564. “If you fell yesterday, stand up today.”


565. It takes a lot of courage to push through hard times, Never give up good things are coming your way


566. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” – Lesley Ann Warren


567. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not halfway. ” – Kevin Gates


568. “When you stand up to be counted, tell the world ‘this is my voice.'”


569. A narcissist think they have the right to mistreat and hurt you, but you don’t have the right to react and stan up for yourself. They are allowed to criticize, voice all their opinions, be rude, cruel and insensitive, but how dare you point out their bad behavior or say something back to them. Their behaviors suddenly become all your fault and you are crazy a drama queen and a horrible person for yourself and not accepting and tolerating their crap. They never blame themselves or see their own horrific behavior


570. “Anyone who abandons you is for teaching you how to stand up on your own two feet.” – Laura Clegg


571. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.”


572. Whenever I fell down you were always there to help me to stand up and keep on going. I want us to go on till the death apart us. Happy Birthday.


573. “The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive. ”


574. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. ” – Colin Kaepernick


575. “Being an impatient person, I wanted to do what my grandmother said: “Do as much as you can as fast as you can; be as productive as possible. ” But you must be patient. So I have struggled to balance patience with being an impatient person, and trying to find a happy medium. ”


576. “Sometimes it just feels so amazing to finally stand up for yourself. I highly recommend it. Life is too short to be taken for granted.” ― Demi Lovato


577. “Don’t believe that winning is really everything. It’s more important to stand for something. If you don’t stand for something, what do you win?” – Lane Kirkland


578. “Not after one month, not after one week, not after one day, not after one hour, not even after one minute, only after one second is the best time for a defeated person to stand up and fight for his future victory!”


579. “As I said, ‘If you don’t stand up for yourself, people aren’t going to think that you can stand up for them. ’” – Sidney Blumenthal​


580. “I always stand up for what I believe and what I want to. ” – Forest Whitaker


581. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. ” – H. G. Wells


582. “As I said, if you don’t stand up for yourself, people aren’t going to think that you can stand up for them.” — Sidney Blumenthal​


583. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice. ” – Shawn Johnson


584. “Whenever one person stands up and says, ‘Wait a minute, this is wrong,’ it helps other people do the same. ” – Gloria Steinem


585. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb


586. “Great leaders have good people skills, and they can get people to compromise and work together. But they also take a stand when needed. Courage deals with principle, not perception. If you don't have the ability to see when to stand up and the conviction to do it, you'll never be an effective leader. Your dedication to potential mus remain stronger than your desire to appease others.”


587. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.” – Shannon L. Alder


588. Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I've learned, that's the path to happiness.


589. “As I said, if you don’t stand up for yourself, people aren’t going to think that you can stand up for them. ” – Sidney Blumenthal


590. Civilization must stand up and combat the current collapse of governance, the rise of violence, and the spread of chaos and fear in many parts of the world.


591. If you’re not being treated with love and respect, check your price tag. Perhaps you have marked yourself down. Its you who tell people what you’re really worth by what you accept. Get off the clearance rack and get behind the glass where they keep all the valuables. That’s where you belong


592. “On the way home my father said tiredly he hoped some day I’d realize it was necessary to live with people. I didn’t understand him. He said a lot of other things that made me feel sorry for him, because he just couldn’t stand up to a situation. ” – Dan J. Marlowe


593. A strong woman stands up for herself, a stronger woman stands up for everyone else


594. "Fall seven times and stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb"


595. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore make your own future.” – Swami Vivekananda


596. “Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.” ― Bob Marley, Bob Marley – Legend


597. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”


598. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery. in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”


599. "If you believe very strongly in something, stand up and fight for it.”― Roy T. Bennett


600. “Refusal to stand up for what you believe in weakens individual morality and ethics as well as those of the culture”


601. “Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls – family, health, friends, integrity – are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered. ”


602. “Standing up for yourself doesn’t always involve verbal confrontation. Sometimes it’s about not wasting energy on people who are negative.” — Sherry Argov​


603. On the way home my father said tiredly he hoped some day I'd realize it was necessary to live with people. I didn't understand him. He said a lot of other things that made me feel sorry for him, because he just couldn't stand up to a situation.


604. “To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better. ”


605. Always remember rule no 1″


606. “No change can come if those who are impacted the most by discrimination are not willing to stand up for themselves.” – Zainab Salbi


607. “Being able to admit you’re wrong is important, but so is standing up for yourself when you’re right.”


608. “You know that as a single mom, you are everything to your children. So instead of wondering what went wrong and feeling pity, tell yourself that you have it in you to stand up on your own and face the world, and you truly can.” – Anonymous


609. “Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything. ” – Peter Marshall


610. Only people who are not happy in themselves are mean to others. Remember that!


611. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something in your life.”


612. “You have two choices. You can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.”


613. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.”


614. “A good reputation for yourself and your company is an invaluable asset not reflected in the balance sheets. ”


615. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” MLK


616. “Don’t let anyone ever break your soul. You have to stand on your own two feet and stand up for yourself. There are those that would give anything to see you fail, but you must never give them the satisfaction. Hold your head up high, smile and stand your own ground.” — Author Unknown


617. “You stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad, because they’d do the same for you. ” – Yogi Berra


618. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart, right from the start, go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.”


619. “And that’s what it’s like for me in recovery at times. Afraid to take on responsibility, new sponsees or something, or allowing myself to stand up and shine… I’ve got new tools, I’ve got new hope, new love, new respect for myself.” – James Hetfield


620. Man, alone can transform the power of his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone can dream, and make his dream come true.


621. “And listen to me: what you’ve done here carries power with it, of a different sort. Don’t let Solya take all the credit, and don’t be shy of using it. ” – Naomi Novik


622. Be brave, don’t settle, say how you feel. Find your passion. Find your passion be true to yourself, leave the job you hate. Stand up for the things that matter, don’t apologize for who you are. Love with every ounce of your bones


623. It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends. — Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


624. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not half way.” — Kevin Gates


625. “The victim inside us all ceases when we stand up in opposition of that which oppresses or intimidates us. Something powerfully intrinsic happens when the courage to no longer be silent awakens within us and we are compelled to confront our problems rather than cower to them. The things that torment us thrive on our hushed fears and insecurities and they are made powerless by a resilient voice; An inner voice that says, ‘No More'!” – Jason Versey


626. What you allow is what will continue


627. “There’s a difference between being mean and standing up for yourself. ” – Unknown


628. Stand up for yourself, never give anyone permission to abuse you


629. “Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.”


630. “You have no balls! And your fathers had no balls. You were all a product of generations of ball-less men who were either too weak or too frightened to stand up and take what's theirs. And one day you will pass on your empty shriveled sacks to your own pitiful offspring!”


631. Before you give up think of the reason why you held on for so long


632. “Don't let anyone tell you who you are--you have to have a bigger idea of who you are than how society sees you.”


633. “Don't let anyone tell you who you are–you have to have a bigger idea of who you are than how society sees you. ” – Julie Lythcott-Haims

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