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Respectful Quotes

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Like a Manatee, I am Peaceful, Respectful,
Gentle, Kind, and Self-Healing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Affirmations

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I thought it was respectful to each country to sing in their language.
- Nana Mouskouri

 

A movie is not a book.
If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book.
All you owe to the book is the spirit.
- Graham Greene

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet,
respectful tones, but in a foreign language.
You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
- Judith Martin

Sci-fi nerds are respectful, honorable.
You can trust them.
- Claudia Christian

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The other guys drink, but they don't drink anywhere near what I used to.
And I think they're slightly respectful of the fact that I'm off it,
so it's not a problem.
- Graham Coxon

At this point, American workers are pretty respectful
of the bosses they loathe.
- Ted Rall

I really believe in non-violence, but I also believe
in a short of resistance that has to be respectful.
- Alexandra Paul

I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do.
For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't
think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women.
- Nick Stahl

Here once again education is crucial,
it enables children to be become more aware of their
rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner
which helps them shape their own future.
- Carol Bellamy

I was always afraid of dying.
Always.
It was my fear that made me learn everything I could
about my airplane and my emergency equipment,
and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit.
- Chuck Yeager

In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so
quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt
you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple,
where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon
and what the whole event was about.
- David Amram

The outcome, the fourth in an issue of five boys born
into a staunch Baptist home,
meant that from the beginning I was taught to be respectful
of others no less than myself,
influencing ever since both my political and administrative attitudes.
- James W. Black

But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful
to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best
to interest you in the subject which has occupied me,
and in which I am myself most interested.
- Arthur Cayley

I think you also understand that one of the key things
that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality
of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate
to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
- John Abizaid

I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during
the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and
serious and I was finding the whole situation funny
because I was speaking to his profile.
- Madeleine Stowe

If you treat with courtesy your equal,
who is privileged to resent an impertinence,
how much more cautious should you be to your dependents,
from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
- Robert Chambers

One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public.
And there it was coming true.
As a television presenter, I'd been respected.
People come up to you in the street and shake your
hand and talk to you in a respectful way.
- David Icke

The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing,
respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country.
But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war
whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
- Juan Williams

Eddie is a natural leader.
Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in.
But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this
band was the most gradual,
slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.
- Stone Gossard

He did once say the time to worry is when they stop
writing about you but again I think that was pretty
token of the coverage was very respectful,
he rather resented the intrusions on his private life,
but that was about it.
- Anthony Holden

People truly reaching across boundaries -
be they religious or race,
political or geographic.
A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each
individual's pathway toward life,
liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal.
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.

The data which is used to date for making the conclusions
and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive,
compared to what's needed, and so unreliable that they
are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists.
- Gregory W. Moore

At the Olympics, you there to do a job.
I feel you should take it seriously.
You should be respectful.
You are putting on the red-white-and-blue and going
out there to perform for your country.
- Shannon Miller

LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him;
speaking of him with Affection,
with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like
Spirit and Conduct in others.
- Charles Inglis

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

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

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
- Max Lucado

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

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

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I Respect And Enforce The Boundaries I Have Set.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

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.
- Mother Teresa

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

He has a profound respect for old age.
Especially when it's bottled.
- Gene Fowler

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect
to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner

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

Brought up to respect the conventions,
love had to end in marriage.
I'm afraid it did.
- Bette Davis

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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