Respect Quotes

But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Jane Addams, Speech, Honolulu (1933)

We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Jeseph Joubert
No church that panders to the zeitgeist deserves respect, and very shortly it will not get respect, except from those who find it politically useful, and that is less respect than disguised contempt.
Robert H Bork
John cogley commonweal - tolerance implies a respect for another person,...
There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
Norman Douglas

Jason debruin, the poem
I have been both rich and poor - - while I have respect for both, I am unimpressed and unawed by both as well.
John A. Field
There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.
Francis Jeffrey
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Christmas gift suggestions To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.
Oren Arnold
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Mary Lyon
Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 27, 2003
William lyon phelps - this is the first test of a gentleman his respect...
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Confucius
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
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism.
Richard T. Ely
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Clark Hoove
The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non - Material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man.
Paul Sweezy
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
George Bernard Shaw
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
The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.
John Lancaster Spalding
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
J. B. Priestley
Government cannot make us equal it can only recognize, respect, and protect us as equal before the law.
Clarence Thomas
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
I respect everyone. I even respect journalists.
Alexander Popov
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget.
George W. Bush, September 2, 2004, The Republican National Convention, N. Y.
We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.
Whitney Moore, Jr.
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
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
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.
Georges Duhamel
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?
Confucius, Analects
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
Jodie Foste
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones, and does not respect the old; and he is not of us, who does not order which is lawful, and prohibits that which is unlawful.
Prophet Mohammed, ibn abbas
The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.
Sir Winston Churchill, Hansard, June 10, 1941