Respect Quotes

Jeanne - marie roland - it is for the wise people who delight in...
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
Albert Einstein

He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
There exist only three beings worthy of respect the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
Self - Respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
John Herschel

We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
Oscar wilde, the picture of dorian gray, 1891 - to get back my youth i would do anything in the...
Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 27, 2003
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame".
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
Albert einstein - not until we dare to regard ourselves as a...
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
Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.
Will Cuppy
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
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
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
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
Self - Respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Rabbi Abraham Heschel
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
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
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
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
Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
Mark Twain
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy
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.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self - Respect.
Theodore Parke
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
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?
Confucius, Analects
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
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Jeseph Joubert
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, The Prince
Anglo - Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
William Jennings Bryan
The reward for doing right is mostly an internal phenomenon: self - Respect, dignity, integrity, and self - Esteem.
Dr. Laura Schlessinge
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual.
Millicent Carey McIntosh
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.
Georges Duhamel
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