One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Nine-tenths of the value of a sense of humor in writing is not in the things it makes one write but in the things it keeps one from writing. It is especially valuable in this respect in serious writing, and no one without a sense of humor should ever write seriously. For without knowing what is funny, one is constantly in danger of being funny without knowing it.

Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.

We are squandering our wealth in many respects, to the extent that we persist in our imperial delusions, we’re also going to squander our freedom.

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.

You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.

They will carry us over the finishing line every so often, and well carry them over the line other times. Its a mutual respect at the moment.

May your neighbors respect you, trouble neglect you, angels protect you and heaven accept you.

Virtue consists in doing our duty in the several relations we sustain in respect to ourselves, to our fellow men, and to God, as known from reason, conscience, and revelation.

It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

It must be someone collecting for charity. Respectable women never call the family for any other reason.

It is deplorable that homosexual persons have been and are the object of violent malice in speech or in action. Such treatment deserves condemnation from the church’s pastors wherever it occurs… The intrinsic dignity of each person must always be respected in work, in action and in law.

When you serve your mother and father it is okay to try to correct them once in a while. But if you see that they are not going to listen to you, keep your respect for them and don’t distance yourself from them. Work without complaining.

There are two sorts of affection – the love of a woman you respect, and the love for the woman you love.

Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love.

Words like “freedom,” “justice,” “democracy” are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.

We must build a new world, a far better world – one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.

Men are respectable only as they respect

To stay with this girl, you couldnt pay me. I respect a woman but this bitch is crazy.

I guess the one thing I really learned from participating in sports was to just never say “no”, never stop trying, and to always believe that you can do better than the next fellow. I tried to follow this throughout my life, but I always tried to be respectful about it.

He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.

We must reinstate Jesus in the rightful place which belongs to Him in the church; or the church will soon be driven into the wilderness.

Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.

Jesus aimed to impregnate the natural with the spiritual, and to resolve all our avocations into a heavenly discipline.

By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.

Truth over fame, you know I respect the blatant shit. When I hear em talkin, I just dont know what to make of it. Hate is so familiar to me, Im slowly embracing it. Doesnt come natural, bear wit me it could take a bit.

I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me . . . All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.

Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.

Nature is the supreme cradle of life, and must be protected and treated with the highest respect and care.

To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.

South Africa is not a jellyfish and is in many respects a swordfish.

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him

I hope every woman in this country, whether they agree with Roe or they disagree with Roe, whether they themselves would make one decision or another, will come together and say: Pro-choice means that the Government respects the individual, and isn’t that really what our country is all about?

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.

If you are killed because you are a writer, that’s the maximum expression of respect, you know.

Writers are not, by nature, respectable: their function is to be subversive.

Thrasymachus sees that Socrates does not respect the city. He sees the truth about Socrates, but he cannot, at least in the beginning, appreciate him. The others appreciate him, but partly because they are blind to what is most important to him.

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