respect quotes

A complete collection of the best respect quotes – funny, wise, inspirational quotations on being respected and being respectful, by famous people from all over the world.


Respect quotes - Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Share

“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.”

Respect quotes - For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Share

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

“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.”

Respect quotes - Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them. Share

“Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them. ”

Respect quotes - If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. Share

“If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.”

Respect quotes - Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. Share

“Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.”

Respect quotes - Truth over fame, you know I respect the blatant sh-t. When I hear ‘em talkin’ I just don’t know what to make of it. Share

“Truth over fame, you know I respect the blatant sh-t. When I hear ‘em talkin’ I just don’t know what to make of it.”

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

Respect quotes - The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. Share

“The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.”

“Adulthood isn't an award they'll give you for being a good child. You can waste... years, trying to get someone to give that respect to you, as though it were a sort of promotion or raise in pay. If only you do enough, if only you are good enough. No. You have to just... take it. Give it to yourself, I suppose. Say, I'm sorry you feel like that and walk away. But that's hard.”

“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. ”

“In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.”

“Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.”

“There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.”

“To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.”

“I have no pretensions whatever to that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man.”

“Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?”

Respect quotes - We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect. Share

“We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.”

“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. ”

“Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.”

“I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.”

“When you have a good friend that really cares for you and tries to stick in there with you, you treat them like nothing. Learn to be a good friend because one day you're gonna look up and say I lost a good friend. Learn how to be respectful to your friends, don't just start arguments with them and don't tell them the reason, always remember your friends will be there quicker than your family. Learn to remember you got great friends, don't forget that and they will always care for you no matter what. Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.”

“If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. ”

“Among physicists, I'm respected I hope.”

“To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.”

“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.”

“It is a strange enterprise to make respectable people laugh.”

“Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect.”

“We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.”

“I really don't spend any time on the Internet, so I guess I live a little under a rock in that respect. ”