Respect Quotes

Men are respectable only as they respect

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Confucius

You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.

Buddha

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

John Gay

Virtue consists in doing our duty in the several relations we sustain in respect to ourselves, to our fellow men, and to God, as known from reason, conscience, and revelation.

James Waddel Alexander

Nature is the supreme cradle of life, and must be protected and treated with the highest respect and care.

Bryant McGill

We are squandering our wealth in many respects, to the extent that we persist in our imperial delusions, we're also going to squander our freedom.

Andrew J. Bacevich

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.

Honor de Balzac

It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.

Brendan Francis Behan

It is deplorable that homosexual persons have been and are the object of violent malice in speech or in action. Such treatment deserves condemnation from the church's pastors wherever it occurs... The intrinsic dignity of each person must always be respected in work, in action and in law.

Pope Benedict XVI

Nine-tenths of the value of a sense of humor in writing is not in the things it makes one write but in the things it keeps one from writing. It is especially valuable in this respect in serious writing, and no one without a sense of humor should ever write seriously. For without knowing what is funny, one is constantly in danger of being funny without knowing it.

Robert Charles Benchley

I guess the one thing I really learned from participating in sports was to just never say "no", never stop trying, and to always believe that you can do better than the next fellow. I tried to follow this throughout my life, but I always tried to be respectful about it.

Bruce Bennett

Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.

Pope Benedict XVI

To stay with this girl, you couldnt pay me. I respect a woman but this bitch is crazy.

Drake

Truth over fame, you know I respect the blatant shit. When I hear em talkin, I just dont know what to make of it. Hate is so familiar to me, Im slowly embracing it. Doesnt come natural, bear wit me it could take a bit.

Drake

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

Drake

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.

Charlotte Bront

They will carry us over the finishing line every so often, and well carry them over the line other times. Its a mutual respect at the moment.

Phil Brown

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Updated On : March 13, 2014
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