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Don't worry too much about people liking you. It's better if they respect you.
Larry Winget

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will
respect you.
Lao Tzu

One who cannot respect himself cannot respect another.
American proverb

Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your
Dalai Lama

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

Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress.
Sir Richard Branson

Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes
to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all
respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.
Mahatma Gandhi

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on
you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X

I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person
with a thousand ideas who does nothing.
Thomas A. Edison

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the
Albert Einstein

If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.
Sir Winston Churchill

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

Respect - the highest form of love.
Farrah Gray

Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show
disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders
enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food
and tyrannize their teachers.

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.
Salvador Dali

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Billy Graham

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much
respects himself.
Mark Twain

I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in
the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They
have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be
necessary to erect a hut.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Bruce Lee

Many people say things to themselves that they would never, ever say to a respected friend.
Be a respected friend to yourself. Be a nourishing friend to yourself.
Tommy Newberry

Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom,
respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run.
Phyllis Diller

God loves him who cares for the poor more than him who respects the wealthy.
Egyptian proverb

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 Dostoyevsky

There is a price which is too great to pay for peace, and that price can be put in one word.
One cannot pay the price of self-respect.
Woodrow Wilson

I can remember when a man could be considered respectable without belonging to a golf
Will Rogers

Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes
respectable in time of war.
Will Durant

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,
your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct
that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
Benjamin Franklin

I have nothing but respect for you - and not much of that.
Groucho Marx

To do business with a clear conscience is an attitude that pays. We have to find more time
for ourselves and to regain respect for the environment in which we live.
Ingvar Kamprad

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