Respect Quotes

To have respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
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.

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
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
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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
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I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
It is the highest form of self - Respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
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
The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.
William Hazlitt
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
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 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
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Confucius
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
John Christian Bovee
The way to procure insults is to submit to them a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.
William Hazlitt
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
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 of the prejudices of the few.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
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.
Self - Respect is the fruit of discipline the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.
Mao Zedong
But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
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
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
To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle - Class respectability.
Oscar Wilde
The inscrutable wisdom through which we exist is not less worthy of veneration in respect to what it denies us than in respect to what it has granted.
Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason
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
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame".
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
Persian Prove
Never esteem anything as an advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
George Bernard Shaw
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.
William Lyon Phelps
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Mark Twain
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X