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
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self - Respect.
Theodore Parke

Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves.
Peter McArthu
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.
William Lyon Phelps
John cogley commonweal - tolerance implies a respect for another person,...
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

George bernard shaw, pygmalion (1916) preface - the english have no respect for their language,...
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Frank Herbert
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
The real danger from advertising is that it helps to shatter and ultimately destroy our most precious non - Material possessions the confidence in the existence of meaningful purposes of human activity and respect for the integrity of man.
Paul Sweezy
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
Jeseph joubert - we must respect the past, and mistrust the...
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
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
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
Self - Respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that 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 the law.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
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.
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
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
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
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
There exist only three beings worthy of respect the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire
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
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
In order to preserve your self - Respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
Robert Byrne
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
Jeanne - Marie Roland
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U Thant
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?
Confucius, Analects
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X
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
But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
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
Whoever despises himself still respects himself as one who despises.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil aphorism 78