Quotes about Assertiveness

The last four posts have talked about communication styles and the healthiest position of “I am important and so are you.” In other words, our ability to be assertive and to be able to respect both ourselves and others when it comes to our needs, our opinions and our boundaries. Here are three quotes to help us think about assertiveness:

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives – Tony Robbins

“When you tolerate disrespectful people you disrespect yourself.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

“Be calm; yet assertive.
Be meek; yet courageous.
Be gentle; yet bold.
Be kind; yet strong.” –  Charles F Glassman

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