Self-respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind
I understand the dignity of a life, but our right is much more dignified than life, our freedom, and our self-respect.
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.
Men are respectable only as they respect
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know.
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.
Loyalty cannot be blueprinted. It cannot be produced on an assembly line.
In fact, it cannot be manufactured at all, for its origin is the human heart-the center of self-respect and human dignity.
It is a force which leaps into being only when conditions are exactly right for it-and it is a force very sensitive to betrayal.
As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.
The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love
I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.
Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
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.
Don't demand respect as a parent. Demand civility and insist on honesty. But respect is something you must earn -- with kids as well as with adults.
Public respect for political parties has plummeted, and democratic government discredited, ... The massive fall in voters can only be attributed to voter disillusionment in their governments -- successive governments.
Self-respect knows no considerations.
Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.
Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment
What then have I done? What,
except yield to a natural feeling, inspired by beauty, sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of
respect. It's innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust.