Thursday, 15 August 2013


A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present? - Confucius

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

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves. - U. Thant

He who wants a rose must respect the thorn. - Persian Proverb

If you want to be respected by others you must respect yourself first. Only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you. - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Men are respectable only as they respect. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

People respect you for what you do, not what you say. - Shriyaa

Proper respect to others is the most prudent rule of directing the measure of reverence due to ourselves. - Norman MacDonald

Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. - Eldridge Cleaver

Respect is an attribute that supersede talent and ability. - Unknown

Respect is for those who deserve it, not for those who demand it. - Unknown

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. - Leo Tolstoy

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy. - Unknown

Respect yourself and others will respect you. - Confucius

Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours. - Dave Willis

The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude. - Arnold Glasgow

Those that respect themselves are safe from others; They wear a coat of mail that none can pierce. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners. - Lawrence Sterne

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. - Albert Einstein

We are happy at the respect others pay our favourites, because we consider it a lively confirmation of our own choice, and as so much homage reflected on ourselves. - Norman MacDonald

We don’t always have to agree with one another but it’s important that we learn to respect each other. - Rubyanne 

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

You should show some respect for what other people see and feel, even though it be the exact opposite of what you see and feel. - Luigi Pirandello

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