Respect Quotes

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Confucius

Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
Jodie Foste
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
Mark Twain
James howell - respect a man, he will do the more....
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge

Niccolo machiavelli, the prince - there is no other way of guarding oneself against...
In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings.
Sir George Savile
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
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self - Respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.
Thomas Huxley
Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 27, 2003
My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
Jesse Louis Jackson
In order to preserve your self - Respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
Robert Byrne
Frank herbert - respect for the truth comes close to being the...
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
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
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
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 9
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
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
E. B. White
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
Self - Respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
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
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
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
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
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U Thant
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The inscrutable wisdom through which we exist is not less worthy of veneration in respect to what it denies us than in respect to what it has granted.
Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason
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
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon
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
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Jane Addams, Speech, Honolulu (1933)
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
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
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
Always treat people with respect and kindness, for they may be selected to be on your jury.
Steve Pershing