Respect Quotes

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me . . . All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

Jackie Robinson

When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.

John Gray

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.

Cary Grant

Respect a man, and he will do all the more.

John Wooden

If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know.

Mario Vargas Llosa

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him

William Lyon Phelps

He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.

Rene G. Torres

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Men are respectable only as they respect

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.

Mahatma Gandhi

The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.

Dr Nathaniel Branden

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.

George Bernard Shaw

Set your expectations high; find men and women whose integrity and values you respect; get their agreement on a course of action; and give them your ultimate trust.

John Akers

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

Carl Sandburg

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.

Gary Ryan Blair

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.

Edward Gibbon

If you don't realize there is always someone who knows how to do something better than you, then you don't give proper respect for others' talents

Hortense Canady

Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.

Kurt Cobain

Patriotism ... is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.

Emma Goldman

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.

Eric Hoffer

Some of the critics viewed Vietnam as a morality play in which the wicked must be punished before the final curtain and where any attempt to salvage self-respect from the outcome compounded the wrong. I viewed it as a genuine tragedy. No one had a monopoly on anguish.

Ronald Reagan

I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights. But on the other hand, the first function of government is to guarantee the security of all the people.

Phil Crane

There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age - I missed it coming and going.

John B. Priestly

A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?

Confucius
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