Definitions: (1) showing an appropriate amount of self-esteem; (2) acting in a decent or correct manner; presentable; honest

Comment: In order to be judged by others as being respectable, one must have an appropriate respect for oneself. Respect can be focused either outwardly toward others or inwardly to oneself.

Quote: We can only respect ourselves to the degree we respect other people. — Larry Mullins (1935 -) The MetaValues Breakthrough