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Respect Quotes

We have among us a class of mammon worshippers, whose one test of conservatism or radicalism is the attitude one takes with respect to accumulated wealth. Whatever tends to preserve the wealth of the wealthy is called conservatism, and whatever favors anything else, no matter what is called socialism. Richard T. Ely
There isnt much better in this life than finding a way to spend a few hours in conversation with people you respect and love. You have to carve this time out of your life because you arent really living without it. Real Live Preacher
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing. Herbert Clark Hoover
The way to procure insults is to submit to them a man meets with no more respect than he exacts. William Hazlitt
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it. Thomas Jefferson
Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men. Jane Addams, Speech, Honolulu (1933)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education. Wilson Mizner
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
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this. Albert Einstein
Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships. Jodie Foster
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them. Charles De Gaulle
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
Always treat people with respect and kindness, for they may be selected to be on your jury. Steve Pershing
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
This is the first test of a gentleman his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him. William Lyon Phelps
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law ... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his 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 law. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Character is the foundation stone upon which one must build to win respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on a weak foundation, so no lasting reputation worthy of respect can be built on a weak character. R. C. Samsel
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual. Millicent Carey McIntosh
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few. Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. Bertrand Russell
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