Respect Quotes

Marcus aelius aurelius - never esteem anything as an advantage to you that...
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.
George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion (1916) preface

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
Respect yourself most of all.
Pythagorus
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.
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual.
Millicent Carey McIntosh

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
Adolph hitle - brutality creates respect....
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
George Bernard Shaw
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
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
Spanish Prove
Malcolm x, malcolm x speaks, 1965 - be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect...
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
John Christian Bovee
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
In order to preserve your self - Respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
Robert Byrne
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.
To them that ask, where have you seen the gods, or how do you know for certain there are gods, that you are so devout in their worship I answer Neither have I ever seen my own soul, and yet I respect and honor it.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
Persian Prove
In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings.
Sir George Savile
When an American says that he loves his country, he... means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self - Respect.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
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
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles De Gaulle
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
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
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
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
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Mary Lyon
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a deference for others governs our manners.
Lawrence Sterne
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
Self - Respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
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
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
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably.
George Bernard Shaw
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
Jesse Louis Jackson
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self - Respect will you compel others to respect you.
Fyodor Dostoevsky