Respect Quotes

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
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

Self - Respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
Respect a man, he will do the more.
James Howell
Francis maitland balfou - the best thing to give to your enemy is...
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex

Mark a. clement - leaders who win the respect of others are the...
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.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Clark Hoove
The law respects form less than substance.
California Civil Code, "Maxims of Jurisprudence".
My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
Jesse Louis Jackson
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Jeseph Joubert
Self - Respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
John Herschel
Johann wolfgang von goethe - i respect the man who knows distinctly what he...
You should respect each other and refrain from disputes you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.
Buddha
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
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.
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
In order to preserve your self - Respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
Robert Byrne
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
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 everyone. I even respect journalists.
Alexander Popov
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
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
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
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
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
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.
John Cogley Commonweal
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
Jodie Foste
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.
Will Cuppy
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self - Respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.
Thomas Huxley
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
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.
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.
William Lyon Phelps
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
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
George Bernard Shaw