Respect quotes page 3
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication
respect for authority.
Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to
wake up my daughter and say, "Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep."
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells
you merely out of respect for the teacher.
I have learnt not to make plans in life, because a lot of time you make a plan that is not
going to work for you. Right now I am working on my career and trying to be genuine to my
work. If you respect what you have got, God will give you what you need.
Some people have no respect for age unless it's bottled.
It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
It is both dangerous and easy to hate man as he is because he is not what he ought to be. If
we do not first respect what he is we will never suffer him to become what he ought to be:
In our impatience we do away with him altogether.
Respect your teachers more than your parents.
If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.
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.
H. L. Mencken
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.
Respect is the younger brother to love.
God respects me when I work, but he loves me when I sing.
Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the
square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have
no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.
About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the
human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius.
Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Writers are greatly respected. The intelligent public is wonderfully patient with them,
continues to read them, and endures disappointment after disappointment, waiting to hear
from art what it does not hear from theology, philosophy, social theory, and what it cannot
hear from pure science.
I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear
of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me.
Respect others if you want to be respected.
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.
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those
we have entrusted to enforce those laws.
Hunter S. Thompson
He that will have his son have a respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great
reverence for his son.
There are a few rules I know to be true about love and marriage:
If you don't respect the other person, you're gonna have a lot of trouble.
If you don't know how to compromise, you're gonna have a lot of trouble.
If you can't talk openly about what goes on between you, you're gonna have a lot of trouble.
And if you don't have a common set of values in life, you're gonna have a lot of trouble.
Your values must be alike.
Respect for the rights of others is peace.
Do not confuse "duty" with what other people expect of you; they are utterly different. Duty
is a debt you owe to yourself to fulfill obligations you have assumed voluntarily. Paying that
debt can entail anything from years of patient work to instant willingness to die. Difficult it
may be, but the reward is self-respect.
Robert A. Heinlein
Self-respect: The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give
an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
In his private heart no man much respects himself.
Love is the answer to getting along with others. Love is understanding, good will, and
respecting the divinity of the other.