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Respect Quotes

He that cannot decidedly say, No, when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs. J. Hawes
Not until we dare to regard ourselves as a nation, not until we respect ourselves, can we gain the esteem of others, or rather only then will it come of its own accord. Albert Einstein
I had learned to respect the intelligence, integrity, creativity and capacity for deep thought and hard work latent somewhere in every child they had learned that I differed from them only in years and experience, and that as I, an ordinary human being, loved and respected them, I expected payment in kind. Sybil Marshall
He is not of us who is not affectionate to the little ones, and does not respect the old; and he is not of us, who does not order which is lawful, and prohibits that which is unlawful. Prophet Mohammed, ibn abbas
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 Fellows Akers
To have respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a deference for others governs our manners. Lawrence Sterne
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you. Fyodor Dostoevsky
Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves. Peter McArthur
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education. Wilson Mizner
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world. Georges Duhamel
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual. Millicent Carey McIntosh
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less. John Christian Bovee
While the gentleman cherishes benign rule, the small man cherishes his native land. While the gentleman cherishes a respect for the law, the small man cherishes generous treatment. Confucius, nalects, IV.11
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him. William Lyon Phelps
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget. George W. Bush, September 2, 2004, The Republican National Convention, N.Y.
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. Martin Luther King Jr.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty... Senator William Grayson
No church that panders to the zeitgeist deserves respect, and very shortly it will not get respect, except from those who find it politically useful, and that is less respect than disguised contempt. Robert H Bork
Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people. Will Cuppy
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