Respect Quotes

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
When an American says that he loves his country, he... means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self - Respect.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Anglo - Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
William Jennings Bryan
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
Marcus aelius aurelius - never esteem anything as an advantage to you that...
That you may retain your self - Respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
William J. H. Boetcke

Thomas jefferson - we confide in our strength, without boasting of...
Self - Respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
Peter McArthu
It is the highest form of self - Respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
Max Nordau
Lawrence sterne - to have respect for ourselves guides our morals...
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) A Case of Identity, 1892
Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.
Mao Zedong
To them that ask, where have you seen the gods, or how do you know for certain there are gods, that you are so devout in their worship I answer Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
Emerson
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
Uta Hagan
Political language - And with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - Is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell, 1946
Not until we dare to regard ourselves as a nation, not until we respect ourselves, can we gain the esteem of others, or rather only then will it come of its own accord.
Albert Einstein
All military type firearms are to be handed in immediately... The SS, SA and Stahlhelm give every respectable German man the opportunity of campaigning with them. Therefore anyone who does not belong to one of the above named organisations and who unjustifiably nevertheless keeps his weapon... must be regarded as an enemy of the national government.
SA Oberfuhrer of Bad Tolz, March, 1933.
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.
William Hazlitt
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U Thant
Self - Respect permeates every aspect of your life.
Joe Clark
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
Whoever despises himself still respects himself as one who despises.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil aphorism 78
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
Francis Maitland Balfou
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
Jeanne - Marie Roland
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Confucius
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832
Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.
Will Cuppy
Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.
John Cogley Commonweal
There isn? t much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you aren? t really living without it.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, August 27, 2003
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.
Giuseppe Mazzini