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Some Quotes About Respect





Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X

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.
Taylor Swift

Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.
Eartha Kitt

We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
Ambrose Bierce

I respect the audience's intelligence a lot, and that's why I don't try to go for the lowest common denominator.
Spike Lee

Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.
Frank Herbert

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.
Jackie Mason

I hate victims who respect their executioners.
Jean-Paul Sartre

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Billy Graham

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

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
Dalai Lama

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.
James Baldwin

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.
Maya Angelou

Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.
Stephen Covey

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Bruce Lee

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.
Laurence Sterne

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.
Baltasar Gracian

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.
Margaret Mead

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.
Fidel Castro

I deserve respect for the things I did not do.
Dan Quayle

Once I started to value and respect my characters, I could really hear them. I just let them start talking.
August Wilson

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.
Shia LaBeouf

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.
Simon Sinek

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.
Jane Goodall

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


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