All of us demand respect and love from others and it hurts to see a different reality. However, the only person who does not get dejected at being disrespected is the one who knows his worth and who has self esteem like no other. The meat of the issue is that until one learns to love and respect oneself, absolutely nobody can respect you enough. Learn to love oneself first, and only then can the world shall learn to respect you. Here are 21 quotes to make you ponder upon the importance of self esteem.