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.
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.Max Nordau
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
Not until we dare to regard ourselves as a nation, not until we respect ourselves, can we gain the esteem of others, or rather only then will it come of its own accord.Albert Einstein
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.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.Herbert Clark Hoove
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In order to preserve your self - Respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.Robert Byrne
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.Mark Twain
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
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
The way to procure insults is to submit to them a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.William Hazlitt
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
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings - - That doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.Buddha
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
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.Ren G. Torres
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.Albert Camus
I respect everyone. I even respect journalists.Alexander Popov
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame".
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
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832
There are two classes of poets - The poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.Ralph Waldo Emerson
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.Frank Herbert
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.Cicero
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual.Millicent Carey McIntosh
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
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.Peter McArthu
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self - Respect.Theodore Parke
Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.Marcus Aelius Aurelius
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.Mark Twain
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.Jeseph Joubert
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
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.
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
But respect yourself most of all.Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
Respect a man, he will do the more.James Howell