Respect Quotes

Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character.
R. C. Samsel
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.

He that cannot decidedly say, No, when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
J. Hawes
I had learned to respect the intelligence, integrity, creativity and capacity for deep thought and hard work latent somewhere in every child they had learned that I differed from them only in years and experience, and that as I, an ordinary human being, loved and respected them, I expected payment in kind.
Sybil Marshall
Mark twain - those that respect the law and love sausage...
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

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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
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self - Love might impair your judgment.
Seneca
There exist only three beings worthy of respect the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
Persian Prove
There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire, Mon Coeur Mis a Nu, XXII
Real live preacher, reallivepreacher. com weblog, january 27, 2003 - integrity combined with faithfulness is a...
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
And I can fight only for something that I love, love only what I respect, and respect only what I at least know.
Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf
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
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
Government cannot make us equal it can only recognize, respect, and protect us as equal before the law.
Clarence Thomas
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
While the gentleman cherishes benign rule, the small man cherishes his native land. While the gentleman cherishes a respect for the law, the small man cherishes generous treatment.
Confucius, nalects, IV. 11
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
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. ... With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.
Edward R. Murrow
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
But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
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 are obliged to respect, defend and maintain the common bonds of union and fellowship that exist among all members of the human race.
Cicero
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
There isnt 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 arent really living without it.
Real Live Preache
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
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
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
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 way to procure insults is to submit to them a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.
William Hazlitt
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
Set your expectations high find men and women whose integrity and values you respect get their agreement on a course of action and give them your ultimate trust.
John Fellows Akers
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
Jodie Foste
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame".