Respect Quotes

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
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

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
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
Martin luther king jr. - i submit that an individual who breaks a law that...
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

Elizabeth barrett browning - since when was genius found respectable?...
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
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
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U Thant
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
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
James howell - respect a man, he will do the more....
Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
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
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
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 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
Government cannot make us equal it can only recognize, respect, and protect us as equal before the law.
Clarence Thomas
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Benjamin Disraeli
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
Bertrand Russell
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise, not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.
Mark A. Clement
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.
The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) A Case of Identity, 1892
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.
William Hazlitt
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
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
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.
Georges Duhamel
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
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
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
Self - Respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Rabbi Abraham Heschel
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
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
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
For one human being instinctively feels respect and love for another human being so long as he does not know him well enough to judge him; and that he does not, the craving he feels is evidence.
Thomas Mann, Death in Venice