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

Idiom: Keep all of your dealings on the up-and-up.

• We can only respect ourselves to the degree we respect other people. — Larry Mullins (1935-) The MetaValues Breakthrough {2009}
• Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. — Laurence Sterne (1713–1768) Anglo-Irish novelist & cleric
• As all human beings are creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean we have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings. — Stockwell Burt Day (1950-) Canadian businessman

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.