Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
When I'm getting to know someone, I look for someone who has passions that I respect, like his career. Someone who loves what he does is really attractive.
Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
I respect the audience's intelligence a lot, and that's why I don't try to go for the lowest common denominator.
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
I can't predict the future and I don't have respect for people who try to.
I hate victims who respect their executioners.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
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.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
H. L. Mencken
To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
I have great respect for the past. If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going. I have respect for the past, but I'm a person of the moment. I'm here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I'm at, then I go forward to the next place.
Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
J. D. Salinger
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
Thomas S. Monson
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Bryant H. McGill
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Orison Swett Marden
The people respect and believe in men who fulfill their duty.
I deserve respect for the things I did not do.
Once I started to value and respect my characters, I could really hear them. I just let them start talking.
You can't buy back your respect; you can't buy back your career. You only get one, so I don't want to mess that up.
If you want to be a great leader, remember to treat all people with respect at all times. For one, because you never know when you'll need their help. And two, because it's a sign you respect people, which all great leaders do.
I'm always pushing for human responsibility. Given that chimpanzees and many other animals are sentient and sapient, then we should treat them with respect.
The sort of man you will make of yourself, how you will be regarded by the world, whether people will admire and respect or despise you, whether you win the approval or the condemnation of your Maker - all this is in your own hands.
Orison Swett Marden