Respect Quotes

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self - Respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.
Thomas Huxley

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
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
Sybil marshall - i had learned to respect the intelligence,...
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.
William Lyon Phelps

Richard t. ely - we have among us a class of mammon worshippers,...
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
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
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
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
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
Sir george savile - in your clothes avoid too much gaudiness do not...
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this.
Albert Einstein
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self - Respect will you compel others to respect you.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love.
Sir Arthur Helps
Brutality creates respect.
Adolph Hitle
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon
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
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
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 reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
Peter McArthu
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
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
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
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
Self - Respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
John Herschel
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider everything as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart.
Sir Walter Scott
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
There exist only three beings worthy of respect the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
Abraham Lincoln
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
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual.
Millicent Carey McIntosh
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably.
George Bernard Shaw
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