Respect Quotes

Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people.
– Will Cuppy
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.
– Rodney Dangerfield
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
– Bette 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?
– Richard Dawkins
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.
– Benjamin Disraeli
I am not someone who believes we should build a fence around our country but I do believe there ought to be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization.
– Byron Dorgan
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.
– Georges Duhamel
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.
– John Edwards
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
– Albert Einstein
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
– Albert Einstein
Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
– T. S. Eliot
Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
– Gene Fowler
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
– Benjamin Franklin
The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
– Bill Frist
If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.
– John W. Gardner
It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
– John W. Gardner
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
– Charles de Gaulle
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
– Charles de Gaulle
I respect the people who buy my records and come to my concerts. It's only fair that I always try to give them the very best that's in me. After all, I need them more than they need me.
– Andy Gibb