Respect Quotes

Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.

Giuseppe Mazzini

Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.

Albert Schweitzer

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.

Norman Cousins

We must build a new world, a far better world - one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.

Harry S. Truman

There are two sorts of affection - the love of a woman you respect, and the love for the woman you love.

Arthur Wing Pinero

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Bryant McGill

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

Rene G. Torres

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

William Lyon Phelps

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

Mario Vargas Llosa

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

Clint Eastwood

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

Cary Grant

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

John Gray

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

Jackie Robinson

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

By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.

George Bancroft

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.

James Baldwin

South Africa is not a jellyfish and is in many respects a swordfish.

Pieter Willem Botha

It must be someone collecting for charity. Respectable women never call the family for any other reason.

Caryl Brahms

I hope every woman in this country, whether they agree with Roe or they disagree with Roe, whether they themselves would make one decision or another, will come together and say: Pro-choice means that the Government respects the individual, and isn't that really what our country is all about?

Barbara Levy Boxer

Writers are not, by nature, respectable: their function is to be subversive.

Anthony Burgess

Jesus aimed to impregnate the natural with the spiritual, and to resolve all our avocations into a heavenly discipline.

Thomas March Clark

We must reinstate Jesus in the rightful place which belongs to Him in the church; or the church will soon be driven into the wilderness.

Thomas March Clark

When you serve your mother and father it is okay to try to correct them once in a while. But if you see that they are not going to listen to you, keep your respect for them and don't distance yourself from them. Work without complaining.

Confucius

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

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Updated On : March 13, 2014
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