Respect Quotes

Edward gibbon - i never make the mistake of arguing with people...
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self - Respect.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
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.
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

It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love.
Sir Arthur Helps
John cogley commonweal - tolerance implies a respect for another person,...
The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) A Case of Identity, 1892
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
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
Malcolm x, malcolm x speaks, 1965 - be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect...
Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 27, 2003
There exist only three beings worthy of respect the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.
Charles Baudelaire
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
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
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
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame".
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
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
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.
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
J. B. Priestley
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
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
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this.
Albert Einstein
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Jeseph Joubert
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones, and does not respect the old; and he is not of us, who does not order which is lawful, and prohibits that which is unlawful.
Prophet Mohammed, ibn abbas
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
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 faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
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
Respect a man, he will do the more.
James Howell
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
But respect yourself most of all.
Golden verses of the Pythagoreans
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
I am one of those who believe that spiritual progress is a rule of human life, but the approach to perfection is slow and painful. If a woman elevates herself in one respect and is retarded in another, it is because the rough trail that leads to the mountain peak is not free of ambushes of thieves and lairs of wolves.
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
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
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
Jeanne - Marie Roland