Respect Quotes

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
We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism.
Richard T. Ely

Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
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
James howell - respect a man, he will do the more....
John fellows akers - set your expectations high find men and women...

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
Dr. laura schlessinge - the reward for doing right is mostly an internal...
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
Self - Respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
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
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
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
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
John Christian Bovee
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
Whoever despises himself still respects himself as one who despises.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil aphorism 78
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Always treat people with respect and kindness, for they may be selected to be on your jury.
Steve Pershing
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Jeseph Joubert
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
U Thant
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
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
Mark Twain
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
Albert Einstein
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
The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) A Case of Identity, 1892
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Confucius
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
But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.
Jodie Foste
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
No church that panders to the zeitgeist deserves respect, and very shortly it will not get respect, except from those who find it politically useful, and that is less respect than disguised contempt.
Robert H Bork
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
Since when was genius found respectable?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
Abraham Lincoln