Respect For Individuality Quotes

Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one's superiors; care for one's crew.

Grace Murray Hopper

Prostitution and robbery are two living protests, respectively female and male, made by the natural state against the social state.

Honore de Balzac

By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.

Horace Walpole

Let us not speak of tolerance. This negative word implies grudging concessions by smug consciences. Rather, let us speak of mutual understanding and mutual respect.

Father Dominique Pire

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

These gardens may be called the gardens of the respectable working classes.

Robert Fortune

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful when your own self-love might impair your judgement.

Seneca

That we will, at all times hereafter, consider ourselves as a free and independent state, capable of regulating our internal police, in all and every respect whatsoever -- and that the people on said Grants have the sole and exclusive and inherent right of ruling and governing themselves in such manner and form as in their own wisdom they shall think proper.

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Each hamlet or village or town should be a place, its own place. This is not a matter of fake historicism or artsy-craftsy architecture. It is a matter of respect for things existing, subtle patterns of place woven from vistas and street widths and the siting and color and scale of stores, houses, and trees.... If the countryside is to prosper, it must be different from city or suburb.... The difference is in part the simple business of containing our towns and giving them boundaries.

Robert Riley

was that I was a person with dignity and self-respect, and I should not set my sights lower than anybody else just because I was black.

Rosa Parks

Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind

Lord Essex

Horse-play, romping, frequent and loud fits of laughter, jokes, and indiscriminate familiarity, will sink both merit and knowledge into a degree of contempt. They compose at most a merry fellow; and a merry fellow was never yet a respectable man.

Lord Chesterfield

Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.

Mark Twain

To refuse political equality is to rob the ostracized of all self-respect.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Every garden-maker should be an artist along his own lines. That is the only possible way to create a garden, irespective of size or wealth.

Vita Sackville-West

Crime is a logical extension of the sort of behavior that is often considered perfectly respectable in legitimate business

Robert Rice

Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.

George F. Will

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.

Simone Weil

A woman should always challenge our respect, and never move our compassion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.

Sam Keen

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.

Sam Keen

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 Arthur Baldwin

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