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Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

Tags: Attitude, Men  ✍ Author: Jane Addams

Lasting love has to be built on mutual regard and respect. It is about seeing the other person. I am very interested in relationships and, when I watch couples, sometimes I can sense a blindness has set in. They have stopped seeing each other. It is not easy to see another person.

Tags: Love, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I have a lot of respect for the auto manufacturers. They make a product people live inside - and can die inside - so they are held to very high standards.

Tags: Die, High  ✍ Author: Shai Agassi

I really don't spend any time on the Internet, so I guess I live a little under a rock in that respect.

Tags: Rock, Time  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.

Tags: Doubt, Patience  ✍ Author: Jenny Agutter

For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.

Tags: Mean, Reason  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.

Tags: Art, Great  ✍ Author: Danny Aiello

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.

Tags: Character, Struggle  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Tags: Love, Self  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.

Tags: Democracy, Men  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.

Tags: Body, Felt  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Tags: Confidence, Once  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

Tags: Everyone, Individual  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

Tags: Government, Law  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Tags: Individual, Respected  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

Tags: Daily, Life  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.

Tags: Others, Thankful  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

Respect is one of life's greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don't have that?

Tags: Greatest, Life  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.

Tags: Men, Willing  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.

Tags: Heart, Himself  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

Tags: Him, Reality  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.

Tags: Him, Reality  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

Tags: Life, Matter  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.

Tags: Him, Reality  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.

Tags: Law, Politics  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill
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The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

Tags: Bad, Nation  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.

Tags: Except, Nation  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Tags: Family, Life  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.

Tags: Relationship, Someone  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

The respect for human rights is nowadays not so much a matter of having international standards, but rather questions of compliance with those standards.

Tags: Human, Matter  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: John Bacon

I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn't conform.

Tags: Individual, Lost  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that.

Tags: Art, Hurt  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.

Tags: Men, Sun  ✍ Author: Gamaliel Bailey

Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.

Tags: Give, Love  ✍ Author: Philip James Bailey

We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance.

Tags: God, Love  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

The hate directed against the colored people here in St. Louis has always given me a sad feeling... How can you expect the world to believe in you and respect your preaching of democracy when you yourself treat your colored brothers as you do?

Tags: Hate, Sad  ✍ Author: Josephine Baker

I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.

Tags: Character, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.

Tags: God, Human  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.

Tags: Faith, May  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

I am sure that, on the one hand, the Rothschilds appreciate the merits of Marx, and that on the other hand, Marx feels an instinctive inclination and a great respect for the Rothschilds.

Tags: Great, Sure  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

I think Maine needs people. It needs diversity. It needs to be able to respect people. Openness is crucial for this state because we don't want to be known for having the oldest state in the nation. We want young families.

Tags: Able, Young  ✍ Author: John Baldacci

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.

Tags: Effort, Life  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

I cannot consistently, with self respect, do other than I have, namely, to deliberately violate an act which seems to me to be a denial of everything which ideally and in practice I hold sacred.

Tags: Cannot, Self  ✍ Author: Roger Nash Baldwin

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.

Tags: Love, Women  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

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

Tags: Common, Envy  ✍ Author: George Bancroft

Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.

Tags: Authority, Rights  ✍ Author: George Bancroft

Picasso is a character that has pursued me for a long time and I always rejected. He deserves a lot of respect because I am from Malaga, and I was born four blocks from where he was born.

Tags: Character, Time  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

I feel in some ways I've had a difficult life. And it makes me the kind of writer I am, in what I value, what I respect, what I hold dear.

Tags: Difficult, Life  ✍ Author: Lester Bangs

To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.

Tags: Away, Family  ✍ Author: Dennis Banks

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.

Tags: Knowledge, State  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.

Tags: Attitude, Call  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Respect the burden.

Tags: Burden  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

Tags: Him, Lie  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.

Tags: Good, Work  ✍ Author: Scott Caan

No money in this world could convince me to play for Liverpool. That's not a lack of respect for Liverpool supporters or the football club. It's respect for the Everton supporters. You just can't do that. It goes against everything that I stand for. No chance.

Tags: Football, Money  ✍ Author: Timothy F. Cahill

I'm not saying abolish group work - I think there's a time and a place for people to come together and exchange ideas, but let's restore the respect we once had for solitude. And we need to be much more mindful of the way we come together.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: Jonathan Cain

I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father's respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things.

Tags: Love, Technology  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I would never want to live in L.A., and I made that decision years ago, so I never chose that path for myself, although I have much respect for those that do it at a high level.

Tags: Decision, Path  ✍ Author: Matt Cameron

Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.

Tags: Hard, Work  ✍ Author: Luther Campbell

So I really would like to see both parties respond to the poor with greater commitment. But I've got to tell you, the Democrats, I feel, are doing a better job in that respect than Republicans are.

Tags: Job, Poor  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Tags: Based, Fear  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

'Suena' is what the essence of the Olympics are about. There are the best athletes in the world up on one stage. The love and admiration and respect for each other is amazing to see.

Tags: Best, Love  ✍ Author: Jencarlos Canela

Mariah is a beautiful and talented person, and I've had a crush on her for as long as I can remember. Every day, my respect for Mariah continues to grow higher. She's a caring, warm and funny person. People have no idea how funny she is! I feel like I've always known she was my forever love.

Tags: Funny, Love  ✍ Author: Nick Cannon

People want to hear what I have to say and respect what I say.

Tags: Hear  ✍ Author: Jennifer Capriati

Well you know, I have the utmost respect for people like Angelina Jolie and Zoe Saldana in 'Colombiana. '

Tags: Utmost  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

Since I've started fighting it has taught me a lot about self respect, self confidence and self control.

Tags: Confidence, Self  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church. I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.

Tags: Church, Friends  ✍ Author: George Carey

I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal.

Tags: Happy, Try  ✍ Author: Jim Carrey

Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Tags: Friendship, Love  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.

Tags: May, Wish  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

Tags: Feelings, Men  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

I don't really consider myself a model, to be honest. I respect designers; I think it's another art, you know.

Tags: Another, Art  ✍ Author: Josephine de La Baume

There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don't necessarily want to be like them. I'm to happy being myself.

Tags: Admire, Happy  ✍ Author: James D\'arcy

There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don't necessarily want to be like them. I'm too happy being myself.

Tags: Admire, Happy  ✍ Author: James D\'arcy

Do dirt, get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want.

Tags: Dirt, Treat  ✍ Author: DMX

I have so much respect for people in the theater. You can't do 10 or 15 takes. It's all live. It's like life in motion.

Tags: Life, Takes  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy

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.

Tags: Good, Love  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me.

Tags: Best, Birthday  ✍ Author: Rodney Dangerfield

I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.

Tags: Honest, Luck  ✍ Author: Rodney Dangerfield

I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell.

Tags: Best, Learning  ✍ Author: Paula Danziger

The cross is the centre of all this in every respect.

Tags: Centre, Cross  ✍ Author: John Nelson Darby

The Epistle is a correction of profession without life, and most valuable in this respect.

Tags: Life, Valuable  ✍ Author: John Nelson Darby

With respect to Barack Obama, let's face it; Barack Obama is an iconic figure in the African-American community. We respect that. We understand that. African-Americans are going to vote for the first black president, especially when he happens to share the liberal politics on economic issues that many in that community hold.

Tags: Black, Politics  ✍ Author: Artur Davis

It's easy to see why pitchers respect McGwire. If you hit behind him, they're saying that they don't respect you. You have to change their thinking.

Tags: Change, Saying  ✍ Author: Eric Davis

There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can't prove that there aren't any, so shouldn't we be agnostic with respect to fairies?

Tags: Agnostic, May  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

No matter how popular you are as a stand-up - you can go out and fill a 10,000-seat arena and be smart and funny - it's delicate to host an awards show and know where your place is and know that it's not about you, that it's about the people who are nominated, and respect that, but at the same time have your moment to show them who you are.

Tags: Funny, Time  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.

Tags: Life, Women  ✍ Author: Marlene Dietrich

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.

Tags: Future, Makes  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

I have two dream roles: One would be a biopic of someone I admire and respect and the other one would be some sort of action drama film similar to a 'Bourne Identity.' I just really want to do an intelligent action drama film.

Tags: Dream, Someone  ✍ Author: Michael Ealy

I would love to direct but I feel like directing is a whole separate craft and so I tend to respect it as a separate craft that I would need to study first. So, right now I'm still trying to do certain things as an actor and until I get bored of that or I feel completely fed by that then I'll move into directing.

Tags: Bored, Love  ✍ Author: Michael Ealy

I always watched movies and rooted for the bad guys, you know? I've always been that kind of guy. I still hold some respect for criminals that are good at their jobs.

Tags: Good, Movies  ✍ Author: Justin Townes Earle

I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect.

Tags: Criticism, Heart  ✍ Author: Steve Earle

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

Tags: Power, Yourself  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

If your religion doesn't respect the rights of other religions, it is lacking something.

Tags: Religion, Rights  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

I admire the Elsie Tanners and Barbara Windsors of the world: people who have crawled back from the abyss. I'm quite camp in that respect.

Tags: Admire, Quite  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don't just try to come in and take somebody else's life.

Tags: Alone, Life  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they're entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration.

Tags: Gay, Work  ✍ Author: John Edwards

You treat a kid with respect and as an adult you talk to them as if they're smart people. But you don't throw at them the trappings of adulthood and you know, the darker stuff.

Tags: Smart, Talk  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

I think almost every writer in the world would hope that books would be always talked about with respect and civility and depth and seriousness.

Tags: Almost, Hope  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

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