Quotes about Respectability

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Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Respect is love in plain clothes.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
What reinforcement we may gain from hope; If not, what resolution from despair.
We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away.
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
Men are respectable only as they respect.
I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.
Respect starts with yourself.
I hate victims who respect their executioners.
If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.
Respect a man, he will do it the more.
Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled.
I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.
Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts.
Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.
Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society.
We owe respect to the living. To the dead we owe only truth.
Girls grow up listen to fairy tales and they are princess of their parents. They realize slowly that life is not a fairy tale and compromise with lives just for and unknown person and family. Leave everything their family , wishes and friends. They find tears to be their best friend and guys call them crying dolls. Lucky are all the guys who don't have to leave anything and who live a life given by their mom,sis n wife. So girls are the angels on earth. Respect them with dignity, see them with trustfulness cause they are the one for whom we all stand here to see this wonderful life. Let us all come together and revolt against the criminal who see girl with sign of cruel. And make every place in this world a secure place to let live every girl with freedom. Show the world that girls are not the minors and no less than man. Man don't forget that the earth where you stand today is your mother earth. So do Respect Girls..
To depersonalize man is the dominant drift of our times.
The inquiry in England is not whether a man has talents and genius, but whether he is passive and polite and a virtuous ass and obedient to noblemen's opinions in art and science. If he is, he is a good man. If not, he must be starved.
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
Eminence without merit earns deference without esteem.
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.
I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse --I will not retreat a single inch --and I will be heard!
The myths have always condemned those who looked back. Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
I think the worst thing this nation could do for humanity would be to leave any uncertainty as to our will, our purpose and our capacity to carry out our purpose.
Your home is regarded as a model home, your life as a model life. But all this splendor, and you along with it... it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire. A moment may come, a word can be spoken, and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
Attention and respect give pleasure, however late, or however useless. But they are not useless, when they are late, it is reasonable to rejoice, as the day declines, to find that it has been spent with the approbation of mankind.

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