Respect For Individuality Quotes

Few maxims are true in every respect.

Marquis de Vauvenargues

In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such.

Ibid

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

Albert Einstein

To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.

Barbara Levy Boxer

The British nation is unique in this respect: they are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

Winston Churchill

People sometimes rationalize their greed by saying that it is all for the good of their children but this is nothing but an excuse they use to make their despicable actions appear respectable and praiseworthy.

Democritus

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

Strict adherence to these guidelines will ensure that federal employees will respect the rights of those who engage in religious practices or espouse religious beliefs.

Bill Clinton

May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, angels protect you and heaven accept you.

Drake

Thrasymachus sees that Socrates does not respect the city. He sees the truth about Socrates, but he cannot, at least in the beginning, appreciate him. The others appreciate him, but partly because they are blind to what is most important to him.

Allan David Bloom

Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.

Mark Van Doren

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

William Lyon Phelps

The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.

John Lancaster Spalding

There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.

Charles Baudelaire

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

George Will

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