Respect quotes page 1
Don't worry too much about people liking you. It's better if they respect you.
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will
One who cannot respect himself cannot respect another.
Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early,
or be respectable.
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.
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
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.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on
you, send him to the cemetery.
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
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.
Respect - the highest form of love.
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.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much
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.
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.
Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom,
respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run.
God loves him who cares for the poor more than him who respects the wealthy.
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.
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.
I can remember when a man could be considered respectable without belonging to a golf
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes
respectable in time of war.
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.
I have nothing but respect for you - and not much of that.
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.