Popular Quotes and Sayings about Respect

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. ~Albert Einstein

Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. ~Sir Francis Bacon

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

If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you. ~Joseph Rickaby

Respect a man, he will do the more. ~James Howell

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue. ~John Herschel

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. ~Jonathan Kozol

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. ~Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there. ~Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts. ~William Hazlitt