Quotes and Sayings about Respect



"The other inmates stand in a long straight line, flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them. I do not respect them, because they will not run - will not try to escape."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Past, Respect, Will)

"I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Control, Iraq, Key, Military, Needs, Understanding)

"The government would be able to go to court with respect to newspaper articles, broadcast pieces and the like that they thought were bad or harmful or even against the government and try to block them."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Government, Thought, Court, Respect)

"Millions of dollars' worth of advertising shows such little respect for the reader's intelligence that it amounts almost to outright insult."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: Intelligence, Advertising, Insult, Respect, Worth)

"If advertising had a little more respect for the public, the public would have a lot more respect for advertising."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: Advertising, Public, Respect)

"I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination."
- Scott Adams
"Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Men, Civilization, Attitude, Living, Respect)

"My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Mom, Being, Choices, Conversation, Danger, Listening, Open)

"Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Life, Interest, Relationships)

"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."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Doubt, Patience, Respect, Writer, Writers)

"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."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Countries, Rights, Observation, Reason, Relationships, Respect)

"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."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Art, Profanity, Respect)

"Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Love, Work, Idleness, Respect)

"I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations."
- Ted Allen
(Related: People, Humility, Learning, Respect)

"Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Dad, Friendship, Humor, Mom, Example, Fun, Kids, Needs, Parents, Respect)

"I have as much input to the blues; I just never got the chance, the opportunity or maybe the respect."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Opportunity, Chance, Respect)

"If we have no respect for our viewers, then how can we have any respect for ourselves and what we do?"
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Respect)

"I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Family, Love, Admiration, Company, Past, Respect, Years)

"I'm not an American but I have always had the outsiders' respect for the American people and the American way."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: People, American, Respect)

"There is no respect for others without humility in one's self."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Humility, Respect, Self)

"In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about."
- David Amram
(Related: Church, Temple, Jazz, Meeting, Musicians, Quiet)

"If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Care, Day, Job, Respect)

"If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Art, Talent, Respect)

"The crowd paid little or no respect to every player out there tonight."
- Bob Anderson
(Related: Respect)

"The only thing I believe is this: A player does not have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager. All he has to do is obey the rules."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Manager, Respect, Rules)

"I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Music, Film, Lady, Respect, Sound)

"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."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Character, Acceptance, American, Fact, Respect, Struggle)

"If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Deeds, Measure, Respect)

"I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Respect)

"Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Work, Respect, Theatre)

"I have thus given you a full statement of all that I know respecting the origin of Mormonism."
- Charles Anthon
"If I respect myself and believe in what I'm doing, no one can touch me."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Respect)

"Now I feel like whatever I do, no one can hurt me. I cannot be violated, I cannot be humiliated, I cannot be disregarded, I cannot be disrespected."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Hurt, Now)

"Aside from a handful of guys boxing is missing the good trainers, that's why our sport is so in the air now because we don't have people who have the capability to not only train fighters but also train and create decent respectable citizens of the world."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People, Boxing, Now, World)

"See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that's why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Boxing, Help, Respect, Will)

"What helped me was I had people around me to remind me to help my country even when it did me wrong, have respect for my people, my family, my nation and mankind."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Family, People, Country, Help, Mankind, Nation, Respect, Wrong)

"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."
- Aristotle
(Related: Men, Democracy, Respect)

"I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Battle, Fight, Respect)

"I respect the game that goes on of putting this against that, but I don't respect, nor do I enjoy, an awful lot of the actual programs that go on the air."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Respect)

"I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do."
- Gemma Arterton
(Related: Work, Life, People, Respect, Want)

"PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

"That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Balance, Communication, Fight, Fire, Free speech, Question, Respect, World)

"The liberties and freedoms which we hold dear and we recognize and cherish and respect guide the way we gather information in the United States."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Information, Respect, states, United)

"We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Love, Men, Power, Women, Education, Laws, Old, Respect)

"I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: People, Hope, Chess, Events, Future, Profession, states, United)

"How can a Man respect his Wife when he has a contemptible Opinion of her and her Sex?"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Sex, Wife, Man, Opinion, Respect)

"Another thing that's pathetic is this rule that you have to look ugly to get respect as an actress. Jessica Lange had to make herself look really bad to prove that she had amazing talent."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Talent, Respect, Ugly)

"It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake."
- Bille August
(Related: Life, Society, People, Dream)

"When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness."
- Ausonius
(Related: Deed, Respect)

"Respect for right conduct is felt by every body."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Body, Respect, Right)

"We insist that the international community cannot depend on any country with weapons of mass destruction which has relations with terrorists, and which allows itself the luxury of not respecting the law and of defying the international community."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Community, Country, Destruction, Law, Luxury, Weapons)

"It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Civil rights, Honor, Nation, Voting)

"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Family, Life, Blood, Joy, Respect)

"I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Respect, Want)

"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."
- John Bacon
(Related: Work, Time, People, Dignity, Respect)

"I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn't conform."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: People, Respect)

"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."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Art, People, Compromise, Hurt, Respect, Want)

"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."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Men, Philanthropy, Respect, Sun, Value)

"Respect is what we owe; love, what we give."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Love, Respect)

"I very rarely came across rude or disrespectful people. I don't know how I slipped by all of them, but I honestly can't think of one experience off the top of my head that was like that. I'm sure they're there, but I'd have to think really hard to recall them."
- Scott Baio
(Related: Experience, People)

"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."
- Anita Baker
(Related: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

"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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Respect)

"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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Character, Censure, Criticism, Respect, Right)

"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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Honesty, Authority, May, Questions, Respect, Sincerity)

"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."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: God, Humanity, Liberty, Respect)

"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."
- John Baldacci
(Related: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

"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."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Life, Effort, Force, Present, Respect)

"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."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Act, Denial, Practice, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"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."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, First, Respect)

"They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Movies, Woman)

"Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect."
- George Bancroft
(Related: People, Authority, Rights, Respect)

"By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Envy, Glory, Respect)

"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."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Family, Honor, Respect)

"My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
- William Banting
(Related: Change, Medical, Friends, Now, Proof, Remarkable)

"God has been replaced, as he has all over the West, with respectability and air conditioning."
- Amiri Baraka
(Related: God, Respectability)

"My concern is to continue respecting my work as I've done since I began as an actor and I could only do that if I'm strong enough to keep on doing what I think best in an artistic way."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, Actor, Concern)

"I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Faith, People, Fear, Control, Manipulation, Order, Respect)

"Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master."
- P. T. Barnum
(Related: Money, Life)

"I will always support legislation which respects and values life."
- Gresham Barrett
(Related: Life, Values, Legislation, Support, Will)

"That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Power, God, Sense, Will)

"I do not like sports, unless you consider treating all humankind with love and respect a sport."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Love, Sports, Respect)

"Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect the privacy of the subject. If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem."
- John Barton
(Related: Order, Privacy, Respect, Writing)

"But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal, yet they talk about respect and honour."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Leaders, Respect, Talk)

"The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: America, Dignity, Enemies, Job, Military, Respect)

"Judge Roberts has assured me personally that he has a healthy respect for precedent and the hard-won rights of Americans."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Americans, Rights, Respect)

"There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create."
- Charles Baudelaire
"It is grievous to read the papers in most respects, I agree. More and more I skim the headlines only, for one can be sure what is carried beneath them quite automatically, if one has long been a reader of the press journalism."
- Mary Ritter Beard
(Related: Journalism, Press)

"Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Community, Nations, Respect, Today)

"I love little kids looking up to me, young players looking up to me, respecting me."
- David Beckham
(Related: Love, Kids)

"Also in Norah Jones, now there's a voice that sounds and I don't mean disrespect but sounds a hundred years old that sounds incredibly experienced. It's just an exciting time."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Time, Now, Old, Voice, Years)

"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."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

"It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Irish, Respect)

"I just have a lot of respect for Terry and his family. He played without a mask, and his life was tragically ended. And it just means a lot to me to be up there with him and the other greats that have played that long."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Life, Family, Respect)

"The best part? Probably being able to portray such a respectable, ethical, intelligent, strong woman. That's still pretty rare in our business, unfortunately."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Business, Being, Pretty, Woman)

"I think it's great that she's not perfect and wasn't perfect. I think that's maybe why so many young girls and different people look up to Mac and respect her even more."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: People, Girls, Respect)

"And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Dignity, Discrimination, Rights, Practice)

"Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Exercise, Future, Rights)

"If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Man, Oceans, Rain, Respect, Will)

"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."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Legal, Marriage, People, Help, Living, Reality, Respect, Want)

"Political and social events must also be effective, but not in a very obvious fashion. But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly affect creative thought but whether they respectively hinder or help it is not at all certain."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Peace, Thought, Confusion, Events, Fashion, Help, Obvious)

"For some ungodly reason, I end up being naked in a lot of stuff. But there is a certain grace and kudos that come with taking your clothes off on the first day, a respect that is given by the rest of the cast."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Being, Clothes, Day, End, First, Grace, Reason, Respect, Rest)

"Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect."
- Bruno Bettelheim
(Related: Authority, May, Obedience, Punishment, Self, Will)

"I think the family is the place where the most ridiculous and least respectable things in the world go on."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: Family, World)

"General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Credibility, Needs, Participation, Respect, Right, Vote)

"Respecting other people's cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It's indefensible."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Women, People, Islam)

"We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Attitude, Majority, Respect)

"I have always striven to raise the voice of hope for a world where hate gives way to respect and oppression to liberation."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Hope, Hate, Oppression, Respect, Voice, World)

"Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Leadership, Being, Respect)

"As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Care, Want)

"We are increasingly recognising and accepting, respecting and celebrating, our cultural diversity."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Diversity)

"To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Laws, Respect)

"The outcome, the fourth in an issue of five boys born into a staunch Baptist home, meant that from the beginning I was taught to be respectful of others no less than myself, influencing ever since both my political and administrative attitudes."
- James W. Black
(Related: Home, Beginning, Boys)

"A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Faces, Loneliness, Respect, Support, Woman)

"I think in New York we had respect and we would pretty much fill up the places where we went, but I never got the sense that we really were Number 1 here in New York among the Latin crowds."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Crowds, Pretty, Respect, Sense)

"Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

"Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Money, Character, Direction, Respect, Treatment)

"We embrace policies that have, first and foremost, the continued survival of the British people at their core, and in that respect I think we are beyond left and right."
- Steve Blake
(Related: People, Survival, First, Respect, Right)

"We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Customer, Dedication, Respect, Service, Will)

"What we have to do is to find a solution that the interests of the national teams are respecting the interests of the clubs. And also the clubs they shall respect the interests and the aspirations of national teams."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Aspirations, Respect, Solution)

"The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force."
- William Bligh
(Related: Strength, Force, Respectability, Years)

"When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Women, Thinking)

"We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him."
- John Boehner
(Related: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

"Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life."
- John Boehner
(Related: Life, Research)

"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
(Related: People, May, Right, Self, Wrong)

"The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner who I had the greatest respect for, I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to win that special ring in 1996."
- Wade Boggs
(Related: Opportunity, Giving, Respect, Want)

"This is my job and I respect it enough to concentrate on it."
- Andrew Bogut
(Related: Job, Respect)

"Respect the burden."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Burden, Respect)

"Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Society, Respect, Self)

"I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Corporate, Energy, Profit)

"When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Education, Health, People, Care, Countries, Rights, Generosity, Human rights, Principles, Solidarity)

"But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Countries, Democracy, Partnership, Respect)

"For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point - if not a commodity - of political groups aiming to rise to power."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Power, Democracy, Focus, Rights, Human rights, Now, Respect, Struggle, Years)

"To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater."
- Bono
(Related: Respect, Right, United)

"With all due respect to lawyers, it's wonderful that you have this intricate knowledge. You break down words to the nth degree. And sometimes I find it rather disgusting. And it goes on and on."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Knowledge, Lawyers, Respect, Words)

"The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Religion, Science, Atheism, Religious, Superstition)

"For, behind the scenes, halfway around the world in Mexico, were two decades of aggressive research on wheat that not only enabled Mexico to become self-sufficient with respect to wheat production but also paved the way to rapid increase in its production in other countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Countries, Production, Research, Respect, Self, World)

"Respectable people do not write music or make love as a career."
- Alexander Borodin
(Related: Love, Music, People, Career)

"We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: People, Attention, Fortune, May, Reason, Respect)

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

"Status anxiety definitely exists at a political level. Many Iraqis were annoyed with the US essentially for reasons of status: for not showing them respect, for humiliating them."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Anxiety, Respect)

"People respected my experience, they hire me, they pay me what I am worth to coach their team."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Experience, People, Coach, Worth)

"I respect Everest very much."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Respect)

"I'm very conscious that I want the dance audience to respond and respect what I'm doing, so I'm always very true to the music and I honour the music in the way I see it - I don't mess around with the music."
- Matthew Bourne
(Related: Music, Dance, Respect, Want)

"The wish to lead out one's lover must be a tribal feeling; the wish to be seen as loved is part of one's self-respect."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Feeling, Self)

"To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Cause, Democracy, Example, Military, Respect, World)

"More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Country, Dignity, Respect)

"People respect you more if you just play and blow something out than if you take the easier road. That's how we think. You get more respect and people play harder for you. Just play till you blow it. Just play till it goes."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: People, Play, Respect, Road)

"I have a feeling that being in love sometimes means the projection of your desires onto another person. The important thing is that you like the other person, respect the other person and want to raise children with the other person."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Love, Being, Children, Feeling, Respect, Want)

"The mandate you go with is intimidating and also is a source of respect that you gain, because you have come with this mandate from the United Nations."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Gain, Nations, Respect, United)

"Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
"Ardent love or desire introduced, as passionately longing to please and glorify the Divine Being, to be in every respect conformed to him, and in that way to enjoy him."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Love, Being, Desire, Longing, Respect)

"I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects."
- David Brainerd
(Related: God, Necessity, Self)

"If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Desire, First, Law, Respect)

"There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: Generosity, Kindness, Respect, Self, Will)

"Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: People, Rights, Integrity, Respect)

"Everything must be recaptured and relocated in the general framework of history, so that despite the difficulties, the fundamental paradoxes and contradictions, we may respect the unity of history which is also the unity of life."
- Fernand Braudel
(Related: History, Life, Difficulties, May, Paradoxes, Respect, Unity)

"Appellant constituted a legitimate class of one, and this provides a basis for Congress's decision to proceed with dispatch with respect to his materials."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Decision, Class, Congress, Respect)

"People have to be educated and they have to stick to it. If people lose that respect, an awful lot is lost."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: People, Respect)

"Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Wisdom, Americans, Native Americans, Respect)

"Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Power, People, Beliefs, Colors, Respect, Students, Teachers)

"I would not send a poor girl into the world, ignorant of the snares that beset her path; nor would I watch and guard her, till, deprived of self-respect and self-reliance, she lost the power or the will to watch and guard herself ."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Power, Poor, Self, Will, World)

"I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Injury, Opinion, Question, Self)

"But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: History, Time, Country, Future, Self, Strangers, Unkindness)

"They had no right, as it seems to me, to prosecute me in these Halls; nor have you the right in law or under the Constitution, as I respectfully submit, to take jurisdiction over offenses committed against them."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Constitution, Law, Right)

"Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect."
- James Broughton
(Related: Being, Denmark, France, Respect)

"I'm not gonna say that I hate it, because I really respect Usher and I was influenced by him. But so many people compare me to him, and I don't think it'll ever stop. I just want to be my own artist."
- Chris Brown
(Related: People, Artist, Hate, Respect, Want)

"My mother taught me to treat a lady respectfully."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Mother, Lady)

"Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had."
- James Brown
(Related: Love, Christ, Respect)

"I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Authority)

"To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred."
- Tina Brown
(Related: Respect)

"Since when was genius found respectable?"
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Genius)

"I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world."
- David Bruce
(Related: Time, Thought, Fact, Respect, Rest, states, United, World)

"The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees."
- John Bruton
(Related: Democracy, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Justice, Nations, Respect, Trade)

"Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Civilization, American, Rights, Respect, Will)

"It was like an honor thing for me to meet 50 cause I respected his whole story."
- Young Buck
(Related: Cause, Honor)

"With respect to the northeastern boundary of the United States, no official correspondence between this Government and that of Great Britain has passed since that communicated to Congress toward the close of their last session."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Congress, Respect, states, United)

"I have learned to respect ideas, wherever they come from. Often they come from clients. Account executives often have big creative ideas, regardless of what some writers think."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Ideas, Clients, Respect, Writers)

"In the bosom of her respectable family resided Camilla."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Family)

"There is something in age that ever, even in its own despite, must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated, is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth."
- Frances Burney
(Related: Age, Earth, Respect)

"People with deep faith and big hearts are concerned, as I am about the circumstance that Ms. Schiavo is in. I want them to know I will do what I can, but there are limits to what any particular person - irrespective of the title they currently hold - can do."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Faith, People, Circumstance, Deep, Limits, Want, Will)

"I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Intelligence, Pretty, Respect)

"Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Business, Time, People, Mistakes, Respect, Sense)

"The real reason for coming to Montour is my love and respect for football."
- Dick Butkus
(Related: Love, Football, Reason, Respect)

"The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Happiness, Nature, Man, Present, Respect, World)

"Love of our neighbour, then, has just the same respect to, is no more distant from, self-love, than hatred of our neighbour, or than love or hatred of anything else."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Love, Hatred, Respect, Self)

"It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Music, Father, Parents)

"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."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Lie, Superiority, Compliment, Lying, Respect)

"Relativism should be confronted where it damages fundamental human rights, because we're not relativists if we believe that the human being should be at the centre of society and the rights of every human being should be respected."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Society, Being, Rights, Human rights)

"A completely disrespectful photographer was asked to stop taking photographs, and then said, 'I've got what I want. What are you going to do about it?' How would you feel if somebody walked up and started taking your photograph? I don't think you'd be very happy."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Want)

"Our universities and museums are respected around the country."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Country, Museums)

"It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

"I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Work, People, Respect)

"Deep down, the Iraqi people want the United States out. And their self-determination should be respected."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: People, Deep, Self, states, United, Want)

"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."
- James Cameron
(Related: Love, Technology, Father, Engineering, Interest, Respect, Trying)

"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."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Decision, Respect, Want, Years)

"Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Work, Goodness, Hard work, Respect)

"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."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Commitment, Democrats, Job, Poor, Republicans, Respect)

"Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Fear, Nothing, Respect)

"People want to hear what I have to say and respect what I say."
- Jennifer Capriati
(Related: People, Respect, Want)

"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."
- George Carey
(Related: Church, Friends, Respect)

"This work is the result of a meeting of minds from two of the most successful men in their respective fields."
- Will Carling
(Related: Men, Work, Successful, Meeting, Result)

"American officials have bent over backwards to show how sensitive they are to Muslim culture. It didn't seem very effective. They seem to be worried about winning the respect of other people."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: People, Winning, Muslim, American, Culture, Respect)

"It's nice to know that people appreciate and respect you."
- Marcel Carne
(Related: People, Respect)

"Autobiography is probably the most respectable form of lying."
- Humphrey Carpenter
(Related: Autobiography, Lying)

"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."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: People, Privacy, Respect)

"We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Affection, Judgment, May, Respect)

"I want to do everything right now! This very minute. I am impatient, but yes I have goals. To be a real well-respected actress whom people know they can rely on to do a good job... whether they like me as a person or not!"
- Lynda Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Job, Right, Want)

"I don't want or need to gain respect with what I do off the court. I want respect for what I do on the court."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Court, Gain, Respect, Want)

"In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Time, God, Action, Injury, Respect, Worship, Wrong)

"Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility?"
- Robert Casey
(Related: People, Dignity, Rights, Respect, Responsibility, Will)

"Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Dignity, Religious, Respect, Traditions, United)

"In this respect early youth is exactly like old age; it is a time of waiting for a big trip to an unknown destination. The chief difference is that youth waits for the morning limited and age waits for the night train."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Age, Time, Difference, Night, Old, Respect, Waiting, Youth)

"The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road."
- Emma Caulfield
(Related: Time, Advice, Limits, Open, Respect, Road)

"But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested."
- Arthur Cayley
(Related: Interest, May)

"I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Money, People, Community, Iraq, Justice, Respect)

"You start to look at it with a deeper respect and I think that deeper respect for what you do builds more self-respect."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Respect, Self)

"If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor."
- Robert Chambers
(Related: Courtesy)

"The word majesty was now dropped; but, with the deepest respect and humility, I was addressed as the count. What could I do? I accepted the title, and from that moment I was known as Count Peter."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Humility, Now, Respect, Word)

"Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth."
- Chanakya
(Related: Beauty, Education, Friend, Youth)

"The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Men, Class, First, Honor, Labor, Respect, Solidarity)

"One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer."
- Josh Charles
(Related: Time, Actor, Athletes, Being, Brooks, Respect)

"I think soccer is more respected now than it ever has been. You can see that in the numbers of young kids who are playing and the numbers of people who are coming to watch."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: People, Kids, Now, Numbers, Soccer)

"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Contempt, Culture)

"In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Beliefs, Fact, Fanatics, Military, Religious, Respect, Want)

"Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Friendship, Love, People, Hatred, Respect)

"All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Acting, Children, Job, Parents)

"Second, there are two problems with respect to mobile homes in particular. One is we obviously don't want to put them in a flood plain, because if there's another flood, you're going to lose the mobile home."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Home, Problems, Respect, Want)

"Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: May, Property, Respect)

"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Success, Advice)

"When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors."
- Chilon
(Related: Fear, Neighbors, Respect)

"Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Work, Courage, Christian, Bravery, Respect, Years)

"In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Women, Agriculture, Discovery, Europe, Old)

"Sci-fi nerds are respectful, honorable. You can trust them."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Trust)

"But, you know, sometimes - many - they all understand. That's the nice thing. They were all very happy for me and they understand why I decided to come to CNN. So in that respect, I know that they think it's the best thing for me to do."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Respect)

"If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Law, Respect)

"We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Nation, Respect)

"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."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: People, Nation, Respect)

"I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman; I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth, now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Being, Now, Opinion, Respect, Woman)

"Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life."
- Joe Clark
(Related: Life, Self)

"This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Death, Work, Mother, Appreciation, Familiarity, Medicine, Study, Tragedy)

"A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck."
- Adam Clayton
(Related: Law, Man, Order, Respect)

"There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

"Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: Respect)

"Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we're gone."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Time, God, Humanity, Respect, Will)

"Respect and affection for animals, particularly those who share our homes, recognize no geographic borders."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Affection, Animals, Respect)

"Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Time, Drugs, Memory, Self, Self esteem, Waste)

"Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Men, Goodness, May, Respect)

"If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements."
- Thomas Cochrane
(Related: Values, Open, Order, Respect)

"In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Science, Literature, Philosophy)

"My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions."
- Stanley Cohen
(Related: Work, Interest, Respect)

"Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Loyalty, Respect)

"I appreciated and respected kids who asked questions. They didn't do it to get attention, but because they were interested. Kids who didn't want to look dumb seemed like scared little rabbits."
- Henry Cole
(Related: Attention, Dumb, Kids, Questions, Want)

"The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Respect)

"Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood."
- Anthony Collins
(Related: Truth, Evil, Falsehood, Respect)

"I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Work, Actor, Actors, Now, Opera, Respect)

"The person who comes up to you and makes the most noise and is the most intrusive is invariably the person in the room who has no respect for you at all, and it's really all about them."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Respect)

"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"
- Confucius
(Related: Men, Feelings, Respect)

"It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull."
- Joseph Conrad
"A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Life, Love, Men, Thoughts, Man, Reason, Respect)

"I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: Love, Music, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Actors, Animation, Voice)

"Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Country, Dependence, Feeling, Pity)

"The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Respectability)

"I am very proud to come back, to speak on the disinterested effort we have made and I believe that, with all due respect, that the decisions we made, when we turned our final report over to President Johnson, will stand in history."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: History, Decisions, Effort, President, Respect, Will)

"No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down."
- David Copperfield
(Related: Choices, Gay, Hair, Self, Trying)

"I have tremendous respect for film composers."
- John Corigliano
(Related: Composers, Film, Respect)

"I find respect for a mediocre British composer, as opposed to a really good American, ridiculous because they automatically respect a composer if he's from England."
- John Corigliano
(Related: American, England, Respect)

"Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Life, Effort, Example, Joy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate, you know, like John Kerry did?"
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Running)

"And they like being able to turn on the television day in and day out to see someone that they know and they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Trust, Being, Day, Respect, Television)

"Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Life, Importance, Man, Respect)

"The other guys drink, but they don't drink anywhere near what I used to. And I think they're slightly respectful of the fact that I'm off it, so it's not a problem."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Fact)

"I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights. But on the other hand, the first function of government is to guarantee the security of all the people."
- Phil Crane
(Related: Government, People, First, Rights, Privacy, Respect, Security)

"Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help, and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: War, Sympathy, Arguments, Difficulties, Help, May, Respect, State, Will)

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Sympathy, Act, Balance, Injustice, Living, Respect)

"So far I, at least, have no fault to find with implications of Hamilton's Federalism, but unfortunately his policy was in certain other respects tainted with a more doubtful tendency."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Policy, Fault)

"It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter, and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest work of my life in this department, I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command."
- George Crook
(Related: Life, Work, May, Now, Years)

"I have respect for beer."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: Beer, Respect)

"John was the smartest and most amazing comedian I've ever worked with. I think more than teaching me about acting or comedy, he taught me about life and the love of people and respect of people."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Life, Love, People, Acting, Comedy, Respect, Teaching)

"I respect the state workers and I respect their unions, but we simply can't afford to pay benefits and pensions that are out of line with economic reality."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Benefits, Reality, Respect, State, Workers)

"Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: People, Respect)

"These our great natural rights we keep to ourselves; we will not have them tampered with; respecting them we give to you no commission whatsoever."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Rights, Will)

"You well know, sir, that when the Constitution was submitted to the People of the respective States for their adoption or rejection, it awakened the warmest debates of the several State conventions."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: People, Adoption, Constitution, Rejection, State, states)

"My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life. We were always taught to respect things and other people. It's so different today, because children are just not taught the right way."
- Betty Cuthbert
(Related: Home, Life, People, Children, Parents, Respect, Right, Today)

"My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect."
- George Cuvier
(Related: History, Animals, Earth, First, Importance, Land, Respect, Theory, Will)

"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."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, People, Respect, Theater)

"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."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Society, Love, Talent, Order, Respect, Right, Youth)

"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
(Related: Birthday, Wife, Man, Respect, Woman)

"I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Luck, Respect, Running)

"I've always just adored music. It's my first love, really. I admire and respect people in the music business. You really have to work hard and diligently. Sometimes actors can be lazy and get away with it, but you can't do that if you're a musician."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Music, Work, Business, Love, People, Actors, First, First love, Respect)

"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."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Books, Kids, Learning, Respect, Talk)

"The Epistle is a correction of profession without life, and most valuable in this respect."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Life, Correction, Profession, Respect)

"Some respected and beloved brethren insist that the forming and organising of churches is, according to God's will, the only means of finding blessing in the midst of that confusion which is acknowledged to exist."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: God, Churches, Confusion, Will)

"The cross is the centre of all this in every respect."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Respect)

"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."
- James D'arcy
(Related: People, Being, Respect, Want)

"You've got two people that are well known in South Dakota, respected. We'll see how it all shakes out."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: People)

"Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Love, Marriage, End, Respect)

"I love animals and I love to see movies with animals that are done respectfully, you know?"
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Love, Movies, Animals)

"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
(Related: Fairies, Garden, May, Respect)

"We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways."
- Clarence Day
(Related: Nature, Fact, First, Talk)

"As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: God, Design, Choices, Opinions, Respect)

"Science without respect for human life is degrading to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy, a philosophy that we as a people should never condone."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Life, Science, People, Philosophy, Respect)

"People think when you get a record deal all your problems will go away. We know that the bigger we get, the more problems we'll have. I guess Puff Daddy was somewhat - what's the word? - prophetic in that respect."
- Brad Delson
(Related: People, Problems, Respect, Will, Word)

"We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other - in balance with it... The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Power, Act, Acting, Balance, Fact, Force, Name, Respect)

"I think most organizations have an interest in key recovery, at least with respect to stored data."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Interest, Key, Respect)

"I have deep respect for people's individual faith, but when faith gets connected to the machinery of state, or the machinery of hate, I find it very confronting."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Faith, People, Deep, Hate, Respect, State)

"If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Respect, Wickedness)

"The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Life, Responsibility, Self)

"To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Power, Expectations, Lies, Self)

"Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price."
- Joan Didion
(Related: Question, Self, Worth)

"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."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Women, Life, Man, Respect, Woman, Wonder)

"I have enormous respect for Tom Daschle. The NRA has not yet taken a formal position on which I'm aware of on this matter, and I think Tom may be just getting a little ahead of things."
- John Dingell
(Related: May, Respect)

"I have said, with respect to authorization bills, that I do not want the Congress or the country to commit fiscal suicide on the installment plan."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Congress, Country, Respect, Suicide, Want)

"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
(Related: Progress, Conservatism, Future, Preparation, Present, Respect)

"Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Ability, American, Chance, Circumstances, Effort, Freedom, Gender, Privacy, Race, Will)

"It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks."
- John Doerr
(Related: Growth, Content, Rights, Respect)

"So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: Killing, Respect)

"We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect."
- Timothy Dolan
(Related: Peace, Time, Day, Protest, Respect)

"I respect my limitations, but I don't use them as an excuse."
- Stephen R. Donaldson
(Related: Limitations, Respect)

"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
(Related: Country, Globalization, Respect, Rules)

"Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Food, Work, Deep, Generations, Harvest, Land, Respect, Work ethic)

"There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Society, Man, Respect)

"When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target."
- Jerry Doyle
(Related: Dad, Community, First, Force, Police, Pride, Sense, Today)

"You can find academic and industrial groups doing some relevant work, but there isn't a focus on building complex molecular systems. In that respect, Japan is first, Europe is second, and we're third."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Work, Building, Europe, First, Focus, Respect)

"I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: God, Idea, Respect, World)

"You don't stay married for thirty-nine years because of sex or even because of love, but because your partner is a real friend to you, because they respect and regard you."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Love, Sex, Friend, Respect, Years)

"Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Environmental, Life, Quality, People, Cities, Pollution, Problems, Respect, World)

"I wanted to feel like an artist for once in my life. I wanted to use other producers for respect, to let them know that I listen to other people's music and that I'm just not out here on my own page."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: Music, Life, People, Artist, Respect)

"My father knew the charming side of my mother, and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect, which was a respectable profession, but I don't think that they actually got to know one another deeply."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Mother, Father, Thought, Profession)

"Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime."
- Will Durant
(Related: Virtue, Hatred, May, Vice)

"There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes to the humane treatment of detainees - not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Legal, Rights, Hair, Human rights, Law, Nation, Respect, Treatment)

"I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect."
- Steve Earle
(Related: Heart, Criticism, Respect, Writers)

"Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Age, Life, Old)

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Power, Respect, Self)

"I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Hope, Countries, Example, Rights, Human rights, Leaders, Will)

"I would rather be respected than elected."
- Charles Edison
"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."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Life, Respect)

"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
(Related: Work, Adoption, Benefits, Gay, Judgment, Lesbian, Partnership, Respect)

"Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Government, Land, Law, Laws, Nothing, Respect)

"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Man)

"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."
- Albert Einstein
"This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Trust, Fear, Community, Hate, Respect, World)

"Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Literature, Praise, Respect)

"It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected character witnesses in all of U.S. history to testify that the primal urge has a most distinguished presidential pedigree."
- Joseph J. Ellis
(Related: History, Character)

"If I did not have for him the warm affection a son feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father, I at least had an immense respect for him, and a great admiration."
- Lincoln Ellsworth
(Related: Father, Son, Admiration, Affection, Respect)

"There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Day, Man, Self)

"We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Human rights, Law, Nation, Respect, Will)

"There's immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC. I have been told on occasion that I need to have more respect for these characters."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Fun, Past, Respect)

"I can remember when I was a baby and my mother was there watching the show. I went and bought 100 episodes and watched them. I respect it so much that the sitcom itself and Ed Norton; I'm not playing Ed Norton but my version of it, cause I'm a black man."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Mother, Baby, Cause, Man, Respect)

"No one respects a talent that is concealed."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Talent)

"Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: America, Veterans, Vietnam)

"I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Canada, Draft, Respect)

"I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Popularity, Respect)

"Managers have very tough jobs. I always respected their job but demanded respect in return."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Job, Jobs, Managers, Respect)

"Minor league umpires are evaluated in their respective leagues each year and rated numerically. This enables umpires to know where they stand and helps them make prudent career decisions."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Career, Decisions)

"No one respects the umpire's job more than I do; but, if I were a manager, I would probably be ejected three or four times a season fighting for my team."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Manager, Fighting, Job, Umpire)

"My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Age, Father, Son, Community, Old, Want, Years)

"When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the idea unit."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Wife, HusbIdea, Children, Needs, Parents, Respect, Spiritual)

"Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Leadership, Challenge)

"Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Peace, Divorce)

"A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect."
- Francois Fenelon
(Related: Country, Respect, Will)

"The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Character, Values, Freedom, Liberty, Religious, Ugly)

"When I speak of "cycles," I am referring to lengthy intervals of relative homogeneity, if not in the resolving of problems, than at least with respect to the consistency of their capacity to productively irritate."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Consistency, Problems, Respect)

"With respect to the respective French and German traditions you are no doubt correct, although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Achievement, Doubt, Respect, Traditions)

"I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!"
- Sally Field
(Related: Time, Career, Fact, First, Now, Respect, Right)

"I'm not patient, and some things drive me crazy. In my work, I get incredibly upset when people don't get it right or don't respect others' needs."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Work, People, Needs, Respect, Right)

"I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Fear, Absence, Court, Punishment)

"My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom, dignity, and respect."
- John Fisher
(Related: People, Dignity, Freedom, Gay, Lesbian, Mission, Respect, World)

"Madonna is a pro. I don't like her and have no respect for her but- I don't think she should be called a musician or a dancer or whatever you know, but I do have, well I do have respect for her ability to completely manipulate the media and have them work for her."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Work, Ability, Media, Respect)

"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
(Related: People, Man, Respect)

"I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Science, Fiction, Respect)

"No, but I've always felt that with true talent, and a commitment to hard work, it is possible to achieve an enduring respect and appreciation. In other words, I don't take my fans for granted."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Work, Talent, Appreciation, Commitment, Fans, Hard work, Respect, Words)

"There are people who believe in an absolutely transparent prose; with every respect for clarity of expression, I don't."
- John M. Ford
(Related: People, Clarity, Expression, Prose, Respect)

"I've got no respect for any young man who won't join the colors."
- Nathan Bedford Forrest
(Related: Colors, Man, Respect)

"The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Society, People, Respect)

"These gardens may be called the gardens of the respectable working classes."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Gardens, May)

"He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Age, Old, Respect)

"Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Nature, Challenge, Earth, Future, Laws, Respect)

"I don't want people losing respect for me as a player. I want to go out in every game and perform to the highest level. I have no retirement plans. I've had a lot of injuries but I want to continue playing."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: People, Losing, Respect, Retirement, Want)

"I guess John Wayne would be one. I just respected the way he acted."
- A. J. Foyt
"I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: First, Police, Rank, Respect)

"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
(Related: People, Circumstances, Heaven, Improvement, Information, Leisure, Man, Respect)

"I respect people and expect that kind of respect back."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: People, Respect)

"I still don't understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out with rock musicians in studios. I certainly have respect for those who make music their livelihood."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Music, Musicians, Respect)

"Congealed fat is pretty much the same, irrespective of the delicacy around which it is concealed."
- Clement Freud
(Related: Pretty)

"The paintings that really excite me have an erotic element or side to them irrespective of subject matter."
- Lucian Freud
"Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on."
- Ford Frick
(Related: Work, Pride, Respect, Umpire)

"They greatly respected scholarship in itself, but they also impressed upon us that there were great opportunities available for those who were well educated. I received my primary and secondary education in Chicago."
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Related: Education, Chicago)

"These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: People, Books, Songs, World)

"May the God of your choice bless and keep you. I respect Him as long as He does not circumcise me anymore."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: God, Choice, May, Respect)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Courage, Example, Respect, Valor, World)

"But happiness is no respecter of persons."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Happiness)

"I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Books, English, Respect)

"The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Culture, Dignity, World)

"There are many respects in which America, if it can bring itself to act with the magnanimity and the empathy appropriate to its size and power, can be an intelligent example to the world."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Power, Act, America, Empathy, Example, World)

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Astrology)

"In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Faith, Hope, Deep, Desire, Economics, Pretension, Respectability)

"Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Society, People, Economy, Independence, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect)

"I have great respect for President Bush, Secretary Powell and Secretary Ridge."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: President, Respect)

"I think that both men, Bush and Blair, will be damned in history. Both men have made their respective countries the two most hated countries in the world."
- George Galloway
(Related: Men, History, Countries, Will, World)

"All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, May, Nothing, World)

"Self-respect knows no considerations."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Self)

"Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?"
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Monuments, Names, Posterity, Respect, Vanity)

"We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: May, Respect, Smile)

"Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Community)

"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
(Related: People, Respect)

"It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Government, Respect)

"I think the crux of the matter was that if we were going to become partners in, for example, the International Space Station, we had to gain the respect of a country like the United States and particularly its space organization, NASA."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Country, Example, Gain, Respect, Space, states, United)

"I've learnt and I just want to be respected for what I've achieved on the pitch. I know I haven't achieved much off it but I do know I've given pleasure to people watching me play football over the years."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: People, Football, Play, Pleasure, Want, Years)

"I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Respect)

"I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Authority, Respect)

"Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady, as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady."
- Gloria Gaynor
(Related: Being, Lady, Relationships)

"Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair."
- Ira Gershwin
(Related: Age, Virtue, Contempt, Hair, Nothing, Old, Respect, Vice)

"Hopefully this movie will help people understand that if a child is never given the tools to know how to love others and love and respect themselves, this is what happens."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Love, People, Help, Respect, Tools, Will)

"Being a Hot Mom means being respected as a mom and a woman. And, the key to being a Hot Mom is having a sense of humor about yourself and all the crazy situations that arise."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Humor, Mom, Being, Key, Sense, Woman)

"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
(Related: People, Respect)

"It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Money, Music, Self)

"The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Brothers, Name, Respect)

"I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Mistake, People, Opinions, Respect)

"Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences."
- Andre Gide
"I don't want to be disrespectful of the president of the United States, but as a political person, one of the things I appreciated about this president, in the past year especially, is he is a fantastic candidate."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Past, President, states, United, Want)

"I think every religious person should have a deep sense of respect for other people's religious documents and religious symbols just as we were deeply opposed to the Taliban destroying the two historic buddhas which they blew up. So I think we ought to all oppose burning the Koran."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: People, Koran, Deep, Religious, Respect, Sense)

"All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Power, Freedom, Obvious, Office, Presidency, Respect)

"The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit - period."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Profit)

"Without pay, no human being will work up to their ability if he or she is not cared for and respected."
- William Glasser
(Related: Work, Ability, Being, Will)

"If China wants to be a constructive, active player in the world economy, it's got to respect intellectual property rights or it makes it pretty impossible to do business with them."
- Dan Glickman
(Related: Business, Economy, Rights, Pretty, Property, Respect, World)

"Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Being, Nothing, Respect)

"We ought to thank God for that. Yes, the man who tills the land is more worthy of respect than any."
- Nikolai Gogol
(Related: God, Land, Man, Respect)

"If any movie people are watching this show, please, for me, have some respect. You wanna sell some tickets, act like you know what you're talking about."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: People, Act, Respect, Talking)

"The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Marriage, Work, Man, Thinking, Woman)

"Where trade unions are most firmly organized, there are the rights of the people most respected."
- Samuel Gompers
(Related: People, Rights, Trade)

"We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Opportunity, Authority, Day, End, Hearing, Respect, Senate, Will)

"This is a very highly charged investigation. People are very interested in this, and we've got a prosecutor, a very well respected prosecutor who's been looking at this issue, this investigation for a long time."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Time, People, Investigation)

"Well, there is an attorney-client privilege here that needs to be respected, and it's a privilege that has been found to be worthy of protection by our courts."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Needs, Privilege, Protection)

"I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Government, Society, Actions, Media, Respect)

"And so Adam, in that his speech to Eve, uttered his faith in the promise made to her of her seed, and so in that respect Adam himself came in under her covenant."
- Thomas Goodwin
(Related: Faith, Promise, Respect, Speech)

"As president, I will bring all the parties and stakeholders together. I am going to come up with a solution that respects the environment and does not cause an upheaval in the economy."
- Al Gore
(Related: Cause, Economy, Environment, President, Solution, Will)

"These are all voluntary resources which help parents sort out the choices without infringing on the artists' rights to free speech, which is something that we respect."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Artists, Choices, Free speech, Rights, Help, Parents, Respect)

"Ignoring a child's disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue."
- Fred G. Gosman
(Related: Will)

"Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Leader, Control, Being)

"It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was, and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Balance, Behavior, Flaws, Personality, Respect)

"Respect... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique."
- Annie Gottlieb
(Related: Appreciation, Respect)

"I look at the car park and myself and Dave Watson come in with our old cars, and these young lads come in with their new Porches. I think that society has changed, there seems to be a lack of respect nowadays."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Car, Society, Old, Respect)

"Nasser Hussain is brilliant. I am very impressed with him. With no disrespect to the current players, he has had to work with material which is not of the highest quality."
- David Gower
(Related: Work, Quality)

"Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Alienation, Country, Expression, Identity, Respect)

"I dislike math, yet I respect and appreciate the fact that math is the language of the universe."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Fact, Language, Respect, Universe)

"Respect yourself if you would have others respect you."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Respect)

"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Parents, Respect, Will)

"With respect to the environment in our state and our state's future - in addition to water which is very important here - I think it is crucial for him to make a sincere commitment to energy efficiency, fuel efficiency, by helping us to produce those cars of the future."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Commitment, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Future, Respect, State, Water)

"Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Marriage, Nothing, Respect, Will)

"It remains to consider what attitude thoughtful men and Christian believers should take respecting them, and how they stand related to beliefs of another order."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Men, Attitude, Christian, Beliefs, Order, Thoughtful)

"The best opinion now is, that there are multitudinous forms which are not sufficiently differentiated to be distinctively either plant or animal, while, as respects ordinary plants and animals, the difficulty of laying down a definition has become far greater than ever before."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Animals, Difficulty, Now, Opinion, Plants)

"When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom."
- John Gray
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Chance, Respect)

"Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings."
- Frederick The Great
(Related: Arguments, Forget, Rights, Kings)

"Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention."
- Benny Green
(Related: Life, Love, Music, Dignity, Integrity, Respect, Years)

"Somebody who's really comfortable with who she is and doesn't care what other people think. I like women who are really strong and were brought up to be comfortable with themselves and respect themselves."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Women, People, Care, Respect)

"A movie is not a book. If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book. All you owe to the book is the spirit."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Spirit)

"I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Work, Heart, Benefits, Dignity, Rights, Want)

"Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Thought, Idea, Ideas, Thoughts)

"Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Present, Words)

"Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect."
- Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
(Related: Freedom, Respect)

"It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Time, Love, Discipline, Being, Honor, Job, Practice, Respect)

"Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Books, Children, Respect, Writing)

"I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: American, Composers, Respect, Songs)

"There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect."
- Walter Hagen
(Related: Respect, Tragedy)

"There are a lot of things and in order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Work, Boxing, Focus, Media, Order, Respect, Want, World)

"In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: People, Fight, Pain, Popular, Respect, World)

"They all matter to me, whether I'm working on a Sam Jackson film for a week or I'm the star of my own TV series - I take it all very seriously, and I have a healthy respect for the work in general, despite the role."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Work, Film, Respect)

"The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Honesty, Integrity, Road)

"The companies that survive longest are the one's that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul."
- Charles Handy
(Related: Money, Work, Soul, People, Growth, Ability, Excellence, Respect, World)

"Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Love, Day, Driving, Growing up, Influence, Moon, Nothing, Respect)

"We're in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn't want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Politics, Climate, Now, Opinion, Popular, Respect, Right, Succeed, Want)

"One's nativity is not of his own choosing, but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect; and all nations have honorable place in the world's family."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Family, May, Nations, Respect, World)

"No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Love, People, Labor, Land, Respect)

"I actually have more respect for people who are in the closet. You end up exposing so much of yourself because you have to talk about your sexual life. You shouldn't have to talk about it."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Life, People, End, Respect, Talk)

"Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Dignity, Followers, Respect, Tolerance)

"Logan was talking about the Civil War, which claimed the lives of more than 500,000 Americans. He wanted to provide Civil War veterans with a day to pay respects to their fellow soldiers who did not live to see the end of the war, without losing a day's pay."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: War, Americans, Day, End, Losing, Soldiers, Talking, Veterans)

"We cannot let our respect for the FBI blind us from the fact the FBI has sometimes come up short of our expectations."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Blind, Expectations, Fact, Respect)

"Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Peace, Nations, Self, State)

"Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Respect, World)

"A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Respect)

"There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Heart, May, Order, Pride, Respect, Tyranny)

"Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Nature, Poetry, Heart, Contempt, Language, Respect)

"The subject of Finnish poetry ought to have a special interest for the Japanese student, if only for the reason that Finnish poetry comes more closely in many respects to Japanese poetry than any other form of Western poetry."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Poetry, Interest, Reason)

"It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Morality, Mankind, Respect)

"But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Beauty, Poetry, Bible, Monument, Prose, Religious, Respect, Scripture, Value, Will)

"Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Men, Women, Religion, America, Chance, Religious, Respect, Will, Woman)

"I know what the attitudes of the readers are: These are guys who love women and respect women."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Love, Women, Respect)

"There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Civil rights, Contradiction, Human rights, Law, Respect)

"We've got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Work, Children, Fact, Respect)

"Walt had a marvelous intuition. And because he understood people very well, liked them and had great respect for people, there was nothing cynical about Walt."
- John Hench
(Related: People, Intuition, Nothing, Respect)

"I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect his early work very much."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Work, Respect)

"At the time of Polaroid - and I did a couple of other commercials just before I stopped doing that stuff - at that point I was at the level where they respect you and your opinion and all that sort of thing."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Time, Opinion, Respect)

"Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Morality, Truth, Being, Respect)

"When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers."
- Herodotus
(Related: Respect, Woman)

"Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue."
- John Herschel
(Related: Virtue, Self)

"Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: Discipline, Ability, Dignity, Self, Sense)

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Being, Difference, Flowers, Open)

"Since, however, the reduced surplus value is to be distributed among them in like manner, the modification of their respective parts in the production of surplus value must find expression in a modification of the prices."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Expression, Production, Value)

"But whether, for example, a coat can be exchanged for twenty yards of linen cloth or for forty yards is not a matter of chance, but depends upon objective conditions, upon the amount of socially necessary labor time contained in the coat and in the linen respectively."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Time, Chance, Example, Labor)

"I always have one or two, sometimes more, Navajo or other tribes' cultural elements in mind when I start a plot. In Thief of Time, I wanted to make readers aware of Navajo attitude toward the dead, respect for burial sites."
- Tony Hillerman
(Related: Time, Attitude, Mind, Respect)

"The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Men, Love, Fear, Cruelty, Hate, May, Respect, Terror)

"Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women."
- Gordon B. Hinckley
(Related: Men, Women, Virtue, Beginning, Respect, Self)

"Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Pride, Self)

"When cowardice is made respectable, its followers are without number both from among the weak and the strong; it easily becomes a fashion."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Cowardice, Fashion, Followers)

"Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Death, War, Life, Corporate, Machines, Respect)

"As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don't ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Advice, Respect, Today)

"He did once say the time to worry is when they stop writing about you but again I think that was pretty token of the coverage was very respectful, he rather resented the intrusions on his private life, but that was about it."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Time, Life, Pretty, Worry, Writing)

"I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Equality, Envy, Passion, Respect)

"There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Americans, Fishing, Prayer, Privacy, Respect)

"Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Nationality, Respect)

"The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: People, Competence, Countries, Credibility, Integrity)

"Texas, to be respected must be polite. Santa Anna living, can be of incalculable benefit to Texas; Santa Anna dead, would just be another dead Mexican."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Living)

"Give your teachers the respect they deserve, because they are the ones who can help you get where you need to go."
- Richard Howard
(Related: Help, Respect, Teachers)

"One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Man, Respect, World)

"Respect a man, he will do it the more."
- James Howell
(Related: Man, Respect, Will)

"The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection."
- William Dean Howells
(Related: Affection, Man, Respect)

"I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Achievement, American, Indifference, Party, Republican, Respect, Sincerity, Want)

"Unfortunately, you know, working in a spirit of cooperation and respect requires someone else to reach back, and I don't think that's happened and it's been disappointing because the debate in our country has become so rancorous."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Cooperation, Country, Debate, Respect, Spirit)

"I'm not trying to disrespect anybody by saying this - I'm not sure I feel any interaction with Asian America in any collective sense. - It's like, when you're telling me this right now, my reaction is, Really? Asian America knows about me?"
- Chad Hugo
(Related: America, Now, Right, Saying, Sense, Trying)

"A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century."
- David Hume
(Related: History, Knowledge, Beginning, Man, May, Respect, World)

"In coming to that agreement, my party had a clear philosophy throughout. In Northern Ireland, we should have institutions that respected the differences of the people and that gave no victory to either side."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Victory, Agreement, Ireland, Party, Philosophy)

"In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Life, Name, Shakespeare, Sweetness)

"Although farming of any sort was almost as impossible in the plains as in the dry regions of winter rains farther west, the abundance of buffaloes made life much easier in many respects."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Life, Abundance, Winter)

"Our relationship with Mexico in this regard is unique for us, and in many respects unique in the world."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: World)

"People truly reaching across boundaries - be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual's pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Liberty, Pursuit, Race, Religious, State, Will)

"I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Love, American, Country, Difference, Help, Opinion, President, Question, Respect, Will)

"If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Countries, Germany, Italy, Stress, Television)

"I am not going to answer to this so-called court, out of respect for the truth and the will of the Iraqi people. I've said what I've said, and I'm not guilty."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: Truth, People, Court, Respect, Will)

"We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Policy, Majority, Opinion, Opposition, Respect)

"The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Self, World)

"All formal dogmatic religions are fallacious and must never be accepted by self-respecting persons as final."
- Hypatia
(Related: Self)

"Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Death, People, Language, Respect, Talk, Thinking)

"One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true. As a television presenter, I'd been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way."
- David Icke
(Related: People, Being, Public, Talk, Television)

"I always respect a woman."
- Enrique Iglesias
(Related: Respect, Woman)

"The success my children have had has helped me immensely. I've showed them a certain respect for this career."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: Success, Career, Children, Respect)

"Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Help, Journey, Now)

"It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals; it secures to them their respective Rights, and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings, which are interrupted, or wholly vanish, the Moment it is disturbed."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Blessings, Rights)

"LET us honour the King by cherishing respectful Sentiments concerning him; speaking of him with Affection, with Esteem and Reverence; and by promoting a like Spirit and Conduct in others."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Affection, Spirit)

"The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics. Irrespective of what the numbers are, it's far too many."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Numbers, Opposition, Statistics)

"So I continued through my next school, which takes me up to the age of 17, moving from the bottom stream of one year into the bottom stream of the next year, all the way through. I showed other talents which gave me self-respect, which is fine."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Age, School, Self)

"The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others."
- Edward Irving
(Related: Heart, Cruelty, Poor, Respect, Scotland)

"Our Nation's immigration laws are disrespected both by those who cross our borders illegally and by the businesses that hire those illegal immigrants."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Laws, Nation)

"We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Life, Medical, Technology, Time, Sacrifice, Now, Promises, Respect, Years)

"I started out as an opportunistic renegade. By now, I've lasted long enough to become sort of an American Original Respectable Renegade."
- Wolfman Jack
(Related: American, Now)

"Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children."
- Shirley Jackson
(Related: Life, Children)

"I was the only Christian on the cast, but that was cool because we all respected each others talent and mostly they respected me a lot even though I was the only Christian."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Talent, Christian)

"How sick one gets of being "good," how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours; embody selfishness."
- Alice James
(Related: Being, Respect, Selfishness)

"I adore adverbs; they are the only qualifications I really much respect."
- Henry James
(Related: Respect)

"I still collect comics. I still have a great love and respect for the genre."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Love, Respect)

"I just have a respect for my audience. That seems to be pretty logical."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Pretty, Respect)

"There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices."
- Francis Jeffrey
(Related: Strength, Man, May, Nothing, Unconscious)

"There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless."
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Related: Quality, Respect, Tools)

"We do not have many intellectuals who can speak out for us internationally. We have no writers who are recognized, respected and loved outside the Arab world."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Intellectuals, World, Writers)

"It is through accepting other people in our own countries that we shall come to respect our neighbours and be respected in our turn."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: People, Countries, Respect)

"President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: People, American, Appreciation, Credit, Ideals, Job, President)

"I love Johnny Cash, and I respect Johnny Cash. He's the biggest. He's like an Elvis in this business, but no, he's never been the rebel."
- Waylon Jennings
(Related: Love, Business, Respect)

"A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one."
- Douglas Jerrold
(Related: Conservative, Man, Moon, Old, Respect, Will)

"I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Audiences, Cinema, Respect, Talk)

"Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Anger, Peace, Management, Conflict, Curriculum, Resolution, Respect, School, Tolerance)

"The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: People, Bravery, Chivalry, Justice, Mind, Romantic, Will)

"Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Battle, Respect)

"In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Church, Desire, Respectability)

"I am a feminist, and what that means to me is much the same as the meaning of the fact that I am Black: it means that I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect."
- June Jordan
(Related: Life, Love, Fact, Meaning, Respect, Self)

"An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Man)

"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Future, Mistrust, Past, Present, Respect, Safety)

"Respect for the rights of others means peace."
- Benito Juarez
(Related: Peace, Rights, Respect)

"The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France."
- Alain Juppe
(Related: People, Decision, France, Luck, Now, Respect, Will)

"A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years."
- Juvenal
(Related: Son, Mind, Respect, Years)

"Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the respect of our other compatriots as well."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Respect)

"We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Guilt, State)

"The Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals. But the Court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the choices made by the American people."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Government, People, American, Choices, Court, Rights, Limits, Respect, Responsibility)

"If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Constitution, Court, Decisions, Measure, Principles, Respect, Will)

"Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Fear, Strength, Respect, Will, World)

"Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?"
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Respect, Self, Self reliance, Self respect)

"If we are not free, no one will respect us."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Respect, Will)

"I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction. So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Fiction, Personality, Respect, Writers, Writing)

"I have lot of respect of filmmakers who work in Telugu and Tamil."
- Anil Kapoor
(Related: Work, Respect)

"I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them."
- Leon Kass
(Related: People, Nothing, Responsibility)

"Like anywhere, we had to make people understand that we were there with good intentions, and that we were there with respect. We started making contacts with the people in the neighborhood three months before shooting began, so that everyone involved was comfortable."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: People, Intentions, Months, Respect)

"There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity."
- Steven T. Katz
(Related: People, Now, Result, Ugly)

"The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: God, Bible, Atheism, Job, Respect, World)

"There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Actors, Respect, Sense)

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability."
- Sam Keen
(Related: Deep, Laziness, Respectability, Summer)

"Hopefully, imparting what's important to me, respect for the food and that information about the purveyors, people will realize that for a restaurant to be good, so many pieces have to come together."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Food, People, Information, Respect, Will)

"The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Care, Deep, Defense, Fight, Merit, Nation, Praise, Respect, Veterans)

"Our enemy of international terrorism respects no laws of warfare or morality, and its individual members take innocent lives, just to create chaos for news cameras."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Morality, Chaos, Enemy, Laws, News, Terrorism)

"I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Life, Beauty, Intelligence, God, Children, Friends, Gifts, Respect, Spirit)

"Nations are equal in respect to each other, and entitled to claim equal consideration for their rights, whatever may be their relative dimensions or strength or however greatly they may differ in government, religion or manners."
- James Kent
(Related: Religion, Government, Strength, Consideration, Rights, Manners, May, Nations, Respect)

"Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Gods, Dogs, Humility, Mankind, Respect, Sorrow)

"I respect anyone who has to fight and howl for his decency."
- Deborah Kerr
(Related: Decency, Fight, Respect)

"The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Medical, Decision, Advice)

"People go out of their way to show the love and respect for me. It is very gratifying."
- Abdul Qadeer Khan
(Related: Love, People, Respect)

"But really, we also need to learn how to love one another as women. How to appreciate and respect each other."
- Chaka Khan
(Related: Love, Women, Respect)

"Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Economics, Respect, Wishes)

"You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Anger, Forgiveness, Children, Help, Respect, Sense)

"I would consider him definitely one of my very best friends and I know he feels the same about me. We have a lot of love and respect."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: Love, Friends, Respect)

"The writers I respect the most had an undying commitment to a vision."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Vision, Commitment, Respect, Writers)

"I respect people who can do both careers, like Will Smith and a couple of other people who have done it, but I just don't know when they sleep."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: People, Careers, Respect, Sleep, Will)

"As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Army, Complaint, Will)

"If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Respect)

"I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity."
- Carole King
(Related: Intelligence, Creativity, Career, Respect)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Injustice, Law, Reality, Respect)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Life, Being, Earth, Rights, Man, Property, Respect)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"The Brady Bunch is a live action modern fairytale of family. In this context it's less odd that it's lasted for over thirty years; and why it may last in some respects as long as Mother Goose!"
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Family, Mother, Action, May, Years)

"The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Possibility, Future, Identity, Past, Respect, Saying, Will)

"The powers of Congress are totally inadequate to preserve the balance between the respective States, and oblige them to do those things which are essential for their own welfare or for the general good."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Balance, Congress, states, Welfare)

"You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Love, Rights, Respect)

"Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom."
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Beliefs, Freedom, Religious, Respect, Responsibility)

"We were united not only by political respect for each other, but also by deep mutual sympathy as people."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Sympathy, People, Deep, Respect, United)

"There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: Anticipation, Journalism)

"In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry. With his very emotive body language at the board he shows and displays all his emotions. I don't."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Body, Emotions, Language, Respect)

"I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more respect than an appendix."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: Religious, Respect)

"Surely our inaction with respect to Syria is a poor precedent if we're fighting a war on terror."
- Bill Kristol
(Related: War, Fighting, Inaction, Poor, Respect, Terror)

"In the book I define conservatism, as I believe it is fit upon four categories of principle: respect for The Constitution, respect for life, less government, and personal responsibility."
- Jonathan Krohn
(Related: Government, Life, Conservatism, Constitution, Respect, Responsibility)

"I have a rule on my team: when we talk to one another, we look each other right in the eye, because I think it's tough to lie to somebody. You give respect to somebody."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Lie, Eye, Respect, Right, Talk)

"I wanted to be the kind of woman who would attract a certain kind of man that I could respect. That was my thinking. It had to do with the kind of couple I would be a part of."
- Lisa Kudrow
(Related: Man, Respect, Thinking, Woman)

"Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another's place."
- Neil Kurshan
(Related: Advice, Children, Respect, Will)

"That is a Medieval way of drawing history, in which they do not respect the law and want the rest of the world to respect the law. That's not possible."
- Emir Kusturica
(Related: History, Law, Respect, Rest, Want, World)

"But it becomes disrespectful when the artist's process is not respected."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Artist)

"Respected, I almost want to be revered, that's what I'm chasing."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Want)

"So it's kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they've done, I've been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Time, Work, Actors, Integrity, Respect)

"You can't buy back your respect; you can't buy back your career. You only get one, so I don't want to mess that up."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Career, Respect, Want)

"I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Money, Work, Respect, Writer)

"I try to be the best husband I can be, and if people respect that, that's cool. But there's no "perfect husband." We just all try to do the best we can, you know what I mean?"
- Nick Lachey
(Related: HusbPeople, Respect)

"But some one will say that this supreme Being, who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits, are entitled to their respective worship."
- Lactantius
(Related: Men, Being, Benefits, Will, Worship)

"I've always had a great respect for the picture business. It's been good to me."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Business, Respect)

"I respected it. I submerged myself into it. So on a lot of days off I would go and fish with the fishermen and the families that ran the boats. I would go work the fields with farmers. I would go and talk with farmers about growing particular products for me."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Work, Boats, Fish, Fishermen, Talk)

"I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Tradition)

"I wanted to be an actress. In college I was a serious feminist and very political. I was determined to get one thing out of my career and that was respect. I didn't want money. I didn't care about fame."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Money, Care, Career, College, Fame, Respect, Want)

"Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Friendship, Nonsense, Privilege, Talk)

"Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Peace, Leading, May, Respect, Understanding)

"You have to respect your audience. Without them, you're essentially standing alone, singing to yourself."
- K. D. Lang
(Related: Respect, Singing)

"The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Age, Society, Devotion, Europe, Feeling, Glory, Now, Religious, Respect, State, Tradition, Years)

"Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Society, Civilization, Development, Community, Facts, Mankind, Respect, Spiritual, Theory, World)

"If you're lucky as you get older, you respect the craft and it becomes a skill."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Respect, Skill)

"I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Work, Action, Day, Endurance, Hurt, Now, Respect, Stars)

"Over the course of time this gave us a deep respect for ideas, both our own and those of others, and an understanding that conflict through debate is a powerful means of revealing truth."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Time, Truth, Ideas, Conflict, Debate, Deep, Respect, Understanding)

"Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Home, Ideas, Respect)

"In parallel with the development of my interests in technical gadgetry I began to acquire a profound love of and respect for the natural world which motivates my scientific thinking to this day."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Love, Development, Day, Respect, Thinking, World)

"I am not here to parade my religious sentiments, but I declare I have too much respect for the faith in which I was born to ever use it as the basis of a political organization."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Faith, Religious, Respect)

"I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: England, Titles)

"The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Time, God, Respect)

"I don't believe war is a way to solve problems. I think it's wrong. I don't have respect for the people that made the decisions to go on with war. I don't have that much respect for Bush. He's about war, I'm not about war - a lot of people aren't about war."
- Avril Lavigne
(Related: War, People, Decisions, Problems, Respect, Wrong)

"I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Dogs, Respectability)

"Bolton are an established team in the Premiership these days and well respected by the other sides."
- Mark Lawrenson
"We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us."
- Henry Lawson
(Related: English, Extremes, Eyes, Independence, Individuality, Merit, Study)

"In fact I am quite snappy and irritable, and I don't know if I'd like to make myself worse in that respect."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Fact, Respect)

"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Character, Respect, Will)

"Well I live in Vienna with my wife and son, and I teach in Hamburg, there will be no changes in that respect."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Wife, Son, Respect, Will)

"The first few games that we played against some of the teams, the young guys, you know, want a stick sign or photo sign, and I think that they respect what I have achieved throughout my career."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Career, First, Games, Respect, Want)

"If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it."
- John Lennon
(Related: Art, Music, Being, Respect)

"I'm not religious, but I believe that what I have is a gift, and I respect it and live up to it."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Religious, Respect)

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Love, Abuse, Community, Land, May, Respect)

"Who on earth can feel any respect for a girl who chases?"
- Joan Leslie
(Related: Earth, Respect)

"Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we've seen - the Internet - has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don't get in the way of this ideology."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Fact, Facts, Ideology, Internet, Property, Space)

"The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Intelligence, Credibility, Iraq, Respect, World)

"We all have different musical instincts, and I think they're precious and should be respected."
- Tony Levin
"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."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Life, Literature, Reality, Respect)

"We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition."
- Gilbert Newton Lewis
(Related: Solution, Water)

"In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Love, Achievement, Accomplishment, Children, Mothers, Respect)

"I didn't want to save art - I respected the older artists too much to think art needed saving. But I knew it was finished, even though, at that time, I didn't know what I would do."
- Sol LeWitt
(Related: Art, Time, Artists, Want)

"You know, I respect what Howard Dean has been able to do. It's good for our party. But I've got to tell you this: If money alone decided presidential nominations, Phil Gramm would have been nominated in '96."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Money, Party, Respect)

"Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: God, Humility, Ingratitude, Past, Respect)

"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Confidence, Respect)

"I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Age, Love, Home, Children, Crime, Fight, Rights, Guidance, Parents, Respect, Responsibility)

"Mexico takes a hard line on immigration, demanding that visitors to her shores enter lawfully, and show her respect during their stay."
- John Linder
(Related: Respect)

"Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Environmental, Development, Values, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Security)

"Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Compromise, Fight, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Terrorism)

"There are men - now in power in this country - who do not respect dissent, who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit."
- John Lindsay
(Related: Business, Men, Power, People, America, Country, Dissent, Now, Quiet, Repression, Respect, Support, Voice)

"I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life, the same reverence and respect as for the married mother; for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it."
- Ben Lindsey
(Related: Life, Mother, Conversation, Respect)

"I'm a person that doesn't have that many goals or plans. I feel like I'm the wind and I blow through life; it's whatever comes to me. I very much respect nature. Whatever happens to me, I'm happy and I embrace it."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Life, Nature, Goals, Respect, Wind)

"I know who I am and can deal with the use of Indian mascots... But I know it can be demeaning to a group of people. Maybe it would be all right if they were truly honoring the people and are giving due respect to the people they are representing."
- Leonard Little
(Related: People, Giving, Respect, Right)

"You respect all of these people that you know in the business as actors. And they sort of turn around and say, we really like your work. It's a nice acknowledgment."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Business, Work, People, Actors, Respect)

"I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Act, Authority, Exercise, Guidance, London, Office, Respect, State, Will)

"If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know."
- Mario Vargas Llosa
(Related: Expression, Respect, Writer)

"I would rather see the United States respected than loved by other nations."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Nations, states, United)

"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Life, Work, Sacrifice, Perseverance, Authority, Dedication, Football, Hard work, Respect, Self)

"If I am still doing what I'm doing and I still have respect in this town, haven't done anything completely and utterly stupid, then I'll be happy with myself."
- Jeremy London
(Related: Respect)

"Well, being that, at the house and being in the competition, it was very hard to be with family. We couldn't have visitors out of respect for everyone else there. But, being the American Idol, the focus would have been on me."
- LaToya London
(Related: Family, American, Being, Competition, Focus, Respect)

"I said 'Brian, no one is going to respect me as a mother after this.' He said, 'oh no, yes they will, this is a movie, don't worry about it.' But they're not."
- Nia Long
(Related: Mother, Respect, Will, Worry)

"He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Mail)

"I don't regret anything I ever do or say. I don't like to live my life being censored. I like to say what I feel, and I think people respect that because you're honest."
- Eva Longoria
(Related: Life, People, Being, Regret, Respect)

"I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Women, Fear, Respect, Silence, Voice)

"If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Religion, Truth, Conformity, Consequences, Followers, Quest)

"Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs."
- David Low
(Related: Work, Feelings, Beliefs, Respect)

"House music is about love, and lots of hip hop is about hate and intolerance, so in that respect, it's not good at all."
- Chris Lowe
(Related: Music, Love, Hate, Intolerance, Respect)

"'Musician' is not a very respected title. I'm not a musician."
- Lydia Lunch
"The language of America changed with the election of Bill Clinton, because with all due respect to my friends on the Republican side, Bill Clinton is the best communicator of the last 50 years. He felt your pain."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: America, Friends, Language, Pain, Republican, Respect, Years)

"We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people."
- John Lynch
(Related: People, Ideology, Party, Respect, Will)

"When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave country music any respect. We lived in old cars and dirty hotels, and we ate when we could."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Music, People, Country, Country music, First, Old, Respect)

"I'm not a big fan of Women's Liberation, but maybe it will help women stand up for the respect they're due."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Women, Help, Respect, Will)

"In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Music, Values, Country, Struggle)

"In many respects, my work is very enjoyable, for I seem to get on pretty well with the fellows and enjoy the work of instruction as well as my own studies."
- John Gresham Machen
(Related: Work, Pretty)

"We shall all respect the principles of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act of oppression to any portion of the people."
- Alexander Mackenzie
(Related: People, Act, Nothing, Oppression, Principles, Respect)

"Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions."
- James Madison
(Related: Power, Excess, Man, Opinions, Possessions, Property)

"In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority."
- James Madison
(Related: Danger, Rights, Majority, May, Minority, Respect)

"Your children don't have to fear you to respect you."
- Michael Madsen
(Related: Fear, Children, Respect)

"With respect to Holy Communion, it is up to the communicant to decide whether they are in a state of grace and worthy to receive the Eucharist. Each one of us makes that decision."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Decision, Grace, Respect, State)

"If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect."
- Maimonides
(Related: Power, Body, Respect, Will)

"Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power."
- Maimonides
(Related: Power, Greatness, Existence, Now, Rank, Respect, Space)

"I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep."
- Joseph de Maistre
(Related: Man)

"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Law, Respect)

"In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Success, Time, Failure, Deeds, Respect, Value)

"I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color."
- Malcolm X
"A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others."
- Jena Malone
(Related: Love, Friendship, Leaders, Religious, Respect, Talking, Value)

"The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear - and even, in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements."
- Paul de Man
(Related: Literary, Modernity)

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Freedom)

"Respectable means rich, and decent means poor. I should die if I heard my family called decent."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Family, Poor)

"After reading Eminem's autobiography, which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight so many demons in his life."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Life, Artist, Autobiography, Fight, Reading, Respect)

"It's really hard for actors to cross over and get any respect as a singer, and if I could just keep it separate and not use my music in movies, it's cool."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Music, Movies, Actors, Respect)

"You can believe that he was taught to love and respect all mankind - but to fear no man."
- Wellington Mara
(Related: Love, Fear, Man, Mankind, Respect)

"This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Values, Admiration, America, Country, Independence, Glory, Nation, Old, Respect)

"Never dress down for the poor. They won't respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Dress, First, Lady, Poor, Respect, Want)

"There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Character, Courage, Failure, Man, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"I dress up a certain way because I respect the music."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Music, Dress, Respect)

"The musicians I respected were much older than me. I expected them to cut my head, and they did."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Musicians)

"With respect to drugs, you know, there are a lot of organizations, including an enormous budget and an army at the federal government level that tries to deal with the drug problem."
- Burke Marshall
(Related: Government, Army, Drugs, Respect)

"Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn't talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that."
- James Marsters
(Related: Faith, Talk)

"Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Education, Arguments, Children, Language, Parents, Quiet)

"The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Equality, People, Canada, Country)

"I had a lot of respect for Biggie, and it was just a weird, kinda difficult thing. When I'm doing touchy interviews like that, I just try to be fair to both parties."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Respect)

"If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie your poem up for some years as I have agreements and obligations which I must respect."
- Jules Massenet
(Related: Music, Respect, Years)

"I think she looked at Vivien the same way. Of course you can. You know. And, and yet with great respect, because she knew how hard it must have been. And that it was even harder for him, of course, than for her."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Respect)

"Since the composer has said everything, if you discover everything, it will be enough and you will be a happy man. Don't try to say it's your taste, and because of that you are changing this or that. And I must say this respect is still there."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Man, Respect, Taste, Will)

"The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher. She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played, so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own."
- Kurt Masur
(Related: Music, First, Respect)

"The players get no respect around here. They give you money, that's it, not respect. We get constantly dogged and players from other teams love to see that. That's why nobody wants to play here."
- Don Mattingly
(Related: Love, Money, Play, Respect)

"All civil rulers, as such, are the ordinance and ministers of God; and they are all, by the nature of their office, and in their respective spheres and stations, bound to consult the public welfare."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Nature, God, Office, Public, Welfare)

"In movies, I have had the opportunity of working with some of the people that I respect very much."
- Chi McBride
(Related: Movies, People, Opportunity, Respect)

"I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen."
- Cormac McCarthy
"I know many Catholics love God with all their heart. I have genuine respect for anyone who truly has given their life to Christ. We read about Mother Teresa and what a wonderful example she was."
- Bill McCartney
(Related: Life, Love, Mother, God, Heart, Christ, Example, Respect)

"As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all."
- George McClellan
(Related: Rights, Military, Necessity, Respect, Will)

"I respect a system that says we're going to put every bit of pressure on anybody we have to put it on to get to the drug dealer who is bringing his poison into the country."
- Bill McCollum
(Related: Country, Poison, Pressure, Respect)

"Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Business, Respect, Service)

"We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Friends, Hollywood, Respect, Sincerity)

"One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Listening, Respect)

"Marches alone won't bring integration when human respect is disintegratin'"
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Respect)

"The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual."
- Millicent Carey McIntosh
(Related: Living, Respect)

"A police force, wherever they are, is made up of amazing people, and I respect them a great deal."
- Nancy McKeon
(Related: People, Force, Police, Respect)

"I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: People, Manners, Respect)

"I respect his talents, even as he does mine."
- Jayne Meadows
(Related: Respect)

"I will always remember and we must all remember that Democrats are our political rivals, not our enemies, and they deserve our respect."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Democrats, Enemies, Respect, Will)

"John Danforth, I thought, was a great senator and did a great job with the United Nations. I think he's a good man. I would respectfully disagree with that."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Thought, Job, Man, Nations, United)

"I love Age of Empires and I play RTS games all the time, I respect what they've accomplished."
- Sid Meier
(Related: Age, Love, Time, Games, Play, Respect)

"I like some shooters, and I respect games like Doom, but I don't think it's right for me."
- Sid Meier
(Related: Games, Respect, Right)

"You couldn't pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer. Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people's problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: People, Baby, Job, Law, Problems, Respect)

"We went online to surrogacy agencies. We interviewed lots of people - and I have to say, with all due respect, some of them were freaks. I was very leery of the process the whole way through."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: People, Respect)

"At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Respect, Sea, Water, Wine)

"Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Feeling, Self)

"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."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Religion, Wife, Children, Respect, Sense, Theory)

"Socrates' fame spread all over Greece, and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him, in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction."
- Moses Mendelssohn
(Related: Men, Company, Fame, Greece, Order)

"We should seek international support for our mutual objectives abroad, in promoting freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and also the elimination of weapons of mass destruction."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Democracy, Destruction, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Objectives, Respect, Support, Weapons)

"The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable."
- Robert G. Menzies
(Related: History, Character, Law, Tradition)

"Eisenhower was my war hero and the President I admire and respect most."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: War, President, Respect)

"The task of a priest, in some respects, may be different today, but the principles upon which Herbert built his life as a priest are of universal application."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: Life, May, Principles, Today)

"I don't believe in God personally but I have great respect for those people who do and different people have different religious views in this country."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: God, People, Country, Religious, Respect)

"There is a certain kind of respect for authenticity today that there wasn't back in the days when they did 'Cleopatra,' where everything looked like a giant motel. People want to have it be authentic in the look, and authentic in the way people behave."
- John Milius
(Related: People, Respect, Today, Want)

"The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Nature, Duty, Man, Respect)

"Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Experience, Feeling, Obligation, Pleasure)

"It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Thought, Childhood, Confusion, Repression, Schools)

"Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Honor, Parents, Respect)

"You spend ten years of your life being trained to do one thing, and you're being taught to think that it's the most serious thing that anyone could possibly do, and then suddenly you find yourself doing something that in some respects is the epitome of frivolity."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Life, Being, Years)

"At the Olympics, you there to do a job. I feel you should take it seriously. You should be respectful. You are putting on the red-white-and-blue and going out there to perform for your country."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Country, Job)

"I did learn that it was the greatest thing in the world to respect yourself. Respect other people."
- Little Milton
(Related: People, Respect, World)

"We've become much more casual and much more relaxed in social interactions, where there was a formality and maybe a kind of respect at that time that doesn't exist now."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, Now, Respect)

"It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Computers, People, Problems, Skill)

"I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Education, Faith, Doubt, Respect)

"I think it's sort of disrespectful to the partner you're having sex with to talk about it."
- Gretchen Mol
(Related: Sex, Talk)

"It is a strange enterprise to make respectable people laugh."
- Moliere
(Related: People)

"The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it."
- Alfred Molina
(Related: Actor, Opinion, Project, Respect)

"So, then you find yourself in a situation where you have to do things because they're on offer to you, because you don't have much self-respect left. You just can't say no, even to something that you've never done before. You just can't help yourself."
- Brian Molko
(Related: Help, Self)

"Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Men, Respect)

"Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Integrity, Self)

"Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Sports, Love, Affection, Behavior, Grace, Learning, Nurses, Words)

"Because we should always respect other nationalities, I have always tried to play them with dignity."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Dignity, Play, Respect)

"I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US."
- Mario Monti
(Related: Experience, Europe, Justice, Respect)

"The data which is used to date for making the conclusions and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive, compared to what's needed, and so unreliable that they are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists."
- Gregory W. Moore
(Related: Global warming, Scientists, Worth)

"For me, I have no political ego in this thing with respect to any other leader and what they might feel is appropriate or necessary in what they're going to try to do... We need everybody on the front lines."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Leader, Ego, Respect)

"With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Life, Courage, Honesty, Purpose, Balance, Philosophy, Profession, Respect, Satisfaction, Tradition, Will)

"The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Church, Building, Difference, London, Style)

"Even Catholic parishes today are not wanting for talent. But no serious singer or organist will get anywhere near the typical music program, at least if he wants to retain his self-respect."
- Richard Morris
(Related: Music, Talent, Self, Today, Will)

"Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Winning, Football, Respect)

"I thought it was respectful to each country to sing in their language."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Thought, Country, Language)

"We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character."
- Kate Mulgrew
(Related: Marriage, Character, Actor, Respect, Talking)

"I have great respect for directors who know what they're doing."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Respect)

"Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred."
- Yousef Munayyer
(Related: Leadership, Quality, Fear, Hatred, Humility, Respect)

"I didn't want to be a writer, but I became one. And now I have many readers, in many countries. I think that's a miracle. So I think I have to be humble regarding this ability. I'm proud of it and I enjoy it, and it is strange to say it this way, but I respect it."
- Haruki Murakami
(Related: Ability, Countries, Now, Respect, Want, Writer)

"Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Respect, Right)

"Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry, as in fiction. I just think it's harder to write. It's harder to keep the respect of the reader too."
- George Murray
(Related: Poetry, Fiction, Respect)

"The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Men, Affection, Country, Order, Respect, Want)

"First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect."
- Kathy Najimy
(Related: People, Opportunity, Belief, First, Rights, Respect)

"Though I had success in my research both when I was mad and when I was not, eventually I felt that my work would be better respected if I thought and acted like a 'normal' person."
- John Forbes Nash
(Related: Success, Work, Thought, Research)

"You should be able to voice your opinion and respect the voice of the other side. You should be willing to educate yourself and know what it is you're dealing with."
- Steve Nash
(Related: Opinion, Respect, Voice)

"I did private study for about a month, five days a week, six hours a day. I came to understand the character in ways that I never would've previous to that. I was so innocent in respect to ways of creating characters."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Character, Day, Respect, Study)

"In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms. I was really interested in the math that was involved and the strange live break ups. That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Respect, School)

"I have the utmost respect for those who have come to this country legally and have contributed to the great melting pot that is America today. But those who have crossed our borders illegally have broken the law and the law ought to be enforced."
- Bob Ney
(Related: America, Country, Law, Respect, Today)

"The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Art, Imitation, Respect)

"Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Respect)

"Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are - more humane."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Gods, Reason)

"Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Anger, Impression)

"In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Change, History, Nature, Religion, Encouraging, Hope, Conflict, Man, Religious, Respect, Will)

"He and Reagan were not at all alike, because Reagan is an optimist and Dick Nixon wasn't. Yet in some ways they were alike. Neither really liked to talk on the telephone, for instance. And, in a lot of respects, both of them were very much loners."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Nixon, Talk)

"Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice."
- Max Nordau
(Related: Equality, Life, Civilization, Justice, Law, Principles, Property, Punishment, Respect, Word)

"If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly."
- Max Nordau
(Related: Respect, Trouble)

"The man who respects a woman does not know what else to do with her."
- John Norman
(Related: Man, Woman)

"Third, we could, while denouncing them both as illegal, have acquiesced in them both and thus remained neutral with both sides, although not agreeing with either as to the righteousness of their respective orders."
- George William Norris
(Related: Righteousness)

"I think that's what helped us: confidence, respect, the desire to work hard."
- Ed O'Brien
(Related: Work, Confidence, Desire, Respect)

"Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Ability, Benefits, Climate, Gender, May, Race, Respect, Responsibility)

"Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person."
- Timothy Olyphant
(Related: Love, Movies, Time, Work, Favorite, Now, Pleasure, Respect)

"What the Beatles did was something incredible, it was more than what a band could do. We have to give them respect."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Respect)

"Americans will respect your beliefs if you just keep them private."
- Bill O'Reilly
(Related: Americans, Beliefs, Respect, Will)

"But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere."
- Origen
(Related: Change, Wisdom, Quality, Son, God, Being, Glory)

"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
- George Orwell
(Related: Appearance, Language, Lies, Murder, Sound, Wind)

"Boldness and decision command, often even in evil, the respect and concurrence of mankind."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Decision, Boldness, Evil, Mankind, Respect)

"I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Respect, Will)

"I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line."
- Major Owens
(Related: People, Admiration, Respect)

"And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Conflict, Land, Respect, Tragedy)

"Three thousand people died at ground zero. Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect, to respect the memory of those poor people that died there. And how about the families of all those soldiers that died in the two ensuing wars? Aren't they entitled to a little bit of respect - the kids, the wives, the parents?"
- Carl Paladino
(Related: People, Kids, Memory, Parents, Poor, Respect, Soldiers, Wives)

"I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Fame, Respect)

"If you respect the audience enough, they can take onboard many things."
- Nick Park
(Related: Respect)

"For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Father, Admiration, Respect)

"Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Self)

"The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors."
- Estelle Parsons
(Related: Actors, Managers)

"It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it."
- Estelle Parsons
(Related: Time, Respect)

"Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Character, Diversity, Respect, Tradition)

"When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: May, Respect, Tenderness)

"We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents."
- George Pataki
(Related: Family, Medical, People, Citizenship, Income)

"Israel is a country that respects freedom - freedom of assembly, freedom of speech and freedom of worship."
- George Pataki
(Related: Country, Freedom, Israel, Speech, Worship)

"When you look at some of the most respected actors there are and the crap that they're in... it didn't used to be that way."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Actors)

"I really believe in non-violence, but I also believe in a short of resistance that has to be respectful."
- Alexandra Paul
"Sometimes you have to take a break from being a crazy kid. You can't be doing that all the time. Sometimes you just have to pay respect to your own simple-ness."
- Sean Paul
(Related: Time, Being, Respect)

"I would like to work with anyone in the business who wants to give respect back to the Jamaican vibe."
- Sean Paul
(Related: Business, Work, Respect)

"It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence, to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible, made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Time, Animals, Confidence, Desire, Respect, Saying)

"I do support enhanced interrogation techniques. Obviously their value is shining through with respect to the bin Laden killing."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Killing, Respect, Support, Value)

"The fact is, if a young man is naturally indolent, the spur of necessity will drive him but a very little way, while the having enough to live upon is often the means of preserving his self-respect."
- James Payn
(Related: Fact, Man, Necessity, Self, Will)

"And what holds good of verse holds infinitely better in respect to prose."
- James Payn
(Related: Prose, Respect)

"We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Hope, Countries, Prosperity, Respect, Stability, Will)

"He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was - I wouldn't say the "guru" - but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Man, Publishing, Youth)

"I've always wanted to work with Blair, and finally the timing was right. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him. I think he's a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood."
- Tyler Perry
(Related: Work, Actor, Hollywood, Respect, Right)

"You don't say hello to Mr. DeNiro? Show the respect, will ya?"
- Joe Pesci
(Related: Respect, Will)

"If guys don't respect themselves, they don't respect other people. That's times and personalities. And all of them are not that way. But it don't take but one or two to screw up the whole crowd."
- Richard Petty
(Related: People, Respect)

"The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Gentleman, Respect, Service)

"This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Respect, Service)

"A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Encouraging, Admiration, Respect, Word)

"I've been in this business for a long time at my age, I've just turned 30, and I feel like my wife's career is going incredibly well, my kids are happy and healthy in schools, we've both been able to buy a house for our parents, respectively, in the places they live."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Business, Time, Age, Wife, Career, Kids, Parents, Schools)

"In my old age I've come to find that if you respect other people, you feel better about yourself."
- Bijou Phillips
(Related: Age, People, Old, Respect)

"Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect."
- Lou Diamond Phillips
(Related: Time, Women, Clothes, Ladies, Losing, Pain, Respect, Trying, Weight)

"A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Society, Democracy)

"It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: People, Respectability, Value)

"A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Honor, Pride, Self)

"A young man who is here speaks the Panis language, and in many other respects, is preferable."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Language, Man)

"Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses, Mr. Henry returns from this place. In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Difficulty, Horses, Will)

"If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court, an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect."
- Harold Pinter
(Related: Court, Respect)

"The respect for human rights, essential if we are to use technology wisely, is not something alien that must be grafted onto science. On the contrary, it is integral to science, as also to scholarship in general."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Technology, Science, Rights, Human rights, Respect)

"Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Science, Technology, Absence, Rights, Human rights, Oppression, Respect)

"Of course, Einstein was a very great scientist indeed, and I have enormous respect for him, and great admiration for the discoveries he made. But he was very committed to a view of the objectivity of the physical world."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: Admiration, Respect, World)

"People, and especially theologians, should try to familiarize themselves with scientific ideas. Of course, science is technical in many respects, but there are some very good books that try to set out some of the conceptual structure of science."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: Science, People, Ideas, Books)

"Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received. This gave me a new point of view and a new respect for my work as an actress."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Work, Christmas, Film, Respect, Want)

"In setting out the walls of a city the choice of a healthy situation is of the first importance: it should be on high ground, neither subject to fogs nor rains; its aspects should be neither violently hot nor intensely cold, but temperate in both respects."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Choice, First)

"A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else."
- Henry Porter
(Related: Art, Time)

"As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest."
- Jon Porter
(Related: War, America, Being, Fight, Heroes, Respect, Rest, Terror)

"What's natural and right is to go with the energy of how it all has to work together. What's natural and right is interconnectedness, not individualism. What is natural and right is respect for the system, not killing the system. What's natural and right is love."
- Susan Powter
(Related: Love, Work, Energy, Individualism, Killing, Respect, Right)

"The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Idea, Ideas, Income, Liberal, Mind, Punishment, Respect, Responsibility, Vote)

"I hate going out in Brighton now. It's different in London. People respect you more there."
- Katie Price
(Related: People, Hate, London, Now, Respect)

"There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Age, Now, Old, Respect, Youth)

"When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Now, Old, Respect)

"What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others."
- Joseph Priestley
(Related: Admiration, Contempt, Respect)

"It is the safeguard of the strongest that he lives under a government which is obliged to respect the voice of the weakest."
- Robert Purvis
(Related: Government, Respect, Voice)

"As far as more recognition goes, I am happy with the amount of love and respect I have received from other artists and the public. Of course, I would love more, and think I deserve it."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Love, Artists, Public, Respect)

"I deserve respect for the things I did not do."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Respect)

"But it's important, while we are supporting lessons in respecting others, to remember that many of our youngest kids need to learn to respect themselves. You learn your worth from the way you are treated."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Kids, Respect, Worth)

"To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Christianity, Goodness, Respect, Teaching, Today)

"The Republic is open and tolerant but also knows how and when to be firm and make its values respected."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Values, Open)

"We have no problems with Jews and highly respect Judaism as a holy religion."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Religion, Judaism, Problems, Respect)

"At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe."
- Ted Rall
(Related: American, Bosses, Pretty, Workers)

"I never work just to work. It's some combination of laziness and self-respect."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Work, Laziness, Self)

"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."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Legal, Marriage, People, Help, Living, Reality, Respect, Want)

"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."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Legal, Marriage, People, Help, Living, Reality, Respect, Want)

"The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution, change the character of the Federal Government, and destroy our rights in respect to slavery."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: Change, Success, Government, Character, Constitution, Rights, Respect, Slavery)

"Awe and respect are two different things."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Respect)

"As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Honor, Law, Respect)

"Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books."
- Anne Rice
(Related: People, Books, Future, Reading, Will, Writer)

"I just want the same thing Joe Montana got when he was MVP. He got respect. He got commercials. He got everything."
- Jerry Rice
(Related: Montana, Respect, Want)

"My life has been one long descent into respectability."
- Mandy Rice-Davies
(Related: Life, Respectability)

"Musicians don't respect a lot of the stuff that is on TRL and a lot of musicians think that stuff on the radio is not good musically so when musicians say that they like us it obviously feels good."
- Adam Rich
(Related: Musicians, Respect)

"Actually, we got signed in November of 2000 with Dreamworks which is the most amazing label. We have friends on other labels and though we are not selling millions of records, yet, they treat us with tons of respect and give us some very good guidance."
- Adam Rich
(Related: Selling, Friends, Guidance, Respect)

"Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, our nation is stronger when we are respected throughout the world."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: Nation, Republican, World)

"I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Courage, Failure, Strength, Children, Fault, Respect, Want)

"I don't have a lot of respect for talent. Talent is genetic. It's what you do with it that counts."
- Martin Ritt
(Related: Talent, Respect)

"In order to know the true situation of a Planet at any particular time, the small set of balls are to be put each on its respective axis; then the winch to be turned round until each index points to the given time."
- David Rittenhouse
(Related: Time, Order)

"Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, 'Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.'."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Daughter, Kids, Now, Respect, Sleep, Years)

"Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing of beauty."
- Max Roach
(Related: Beauty, Experience, Jazz)

"In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable."
- Tom Robbins
(Related: Authority, Order)

"Nearly everywhere monarchs raised themselves further above the level of the greatest nobles and buttressed their new pretensions to respect and authority with cannons and taxation."
- J. M. Roberts
(Related: Authority, Respect, Taxation)

"I haven't seen a player in this game, as long as I've been in it, that can't be pitched to... Barry is an outstanding ballplayer. I respect him an awful lot. I also have confidence in my pitchers that they can pitch to Barry Bonds and get him out."
- Frank Robinson
(Related: Confidence, Respect)

"I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being."
- Jackie Robinson
(Related: Being, Respect)

"Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things."
- James Robinson
(Related: Ideas, Courage, Greatness, Bravery, Old)

"If you don't know how to hold a board, you're going to look phony. That's was the biggest pressure for me was to have that respect and to look up to that."
- John Robinson
(Related: Pressure, Respect)

"Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free zone which is now nearing completion has become in several respects an example which, notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region, is rich in inspiration."
- Alfonso G. Robles
(Related: Inspiration, American, Completion, Example, Now, Zone)

"Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Ambition, Lying, Religious, Respect, Word)

"Alabama citizens, like the vast majority of Americans, respect and value the meaning of decency, and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Society, Values, Americans, Decency, Majority, Meaning, Public, Respect)

"If you can build a business up big enough, it's respectable."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Business)

"What I can say is that for may years jazz musicians had to go to Europe, for instance, to be respected and to be sort of treated not in a discriminatory way. I don't think there is anything controversial about me saying that. This is just a fact."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Europe, Fact, Jazz, May, Musicians, Saying, Years)

"We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Admiration, Help, Nation, Respect, Service)

"I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social - or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Marriage, Time, People, Man, Respect, Woman)

"The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect in every respect, except that you can't eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this disease, often referred to as 'progress', doesn't spread."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Government, Disease, Effort, Research, Respect)

"I would adopt a standpoint, irrespective of whether someone was for or against it, if I felt deeply that it was right for the movement."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: Right)

"Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Contempt, Respect, Will)

"The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others."
- Leo Rosten
(Related: Writer)

"I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects."
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
"I have found that the players who have played in that game really do have respect for their adversaries."
- Darrell Royal
(Related: Respect)

"Our will makes constantly a sort of agreement with the world, whereby, if the world will continually show some respect to the will, the will shall consent to be strenuous in its industry."
- Josiah Royce
(Related: Agreement, Respect, Will, World)

"I don't think I get the respect as a singer. With this record, I wanted to bring respect to my band."
- Darius Rucker
(Related: Respect)

"Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: People, Humanity, Respect, Want)

"I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Marriage, Care, Garden, Respect, Right)

"I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoyment, was the carver happy while he was about it?"
- John Ruskin
(Related: Enjoyment, Question, Right)

"One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Opinion, Prison, Public, Public opinion, Respect, Starvation, Tyranny)

"There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Man, Respect, Value, Worry)

"Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Belief, Respect, Will, Worth)

"I got a nomination for director, which means the world to me; it's just the most exciting thing for me and my family. You do the good hard work, and the rest of it is something you shouldn't get too caught up in, but when it happens - boy! I respect it."
- David O. Russell
(Related: Family, Work, Hard work, Respect, Rest, World)

"We are all representatives of the American people. We all do town hall meetings. We all talk to our constituents. And I've got to tell you, the American people are engaged. And if you think they want a government takeover of health care, I would respectfully submit you're not listening to them."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Health, People, American, Care, Listening, Meetings, Talk, Want)

"First and foremost - our vision for a united and peaceful Georgia is based on respect for the desire - and respect for the right - to South Ossetian autonomy."
- Mikhail Saakashvili
(Related: Vision, Desire, First, Respect, Right, United)

"I carried through well with my tennis. I got the respect by usage of the tennis racket."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Respect, Tennis)

"When I did that interview with Hepburn, the only ground rule was, you did not discuss Spencer Tracy. Spencer Tracy's widow is still alive, and she respected that."
- Morley Safer
"I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Being, Eyes, Man, Right, Self, Sin)

"In this respect, the history of science, like the history of all civilization, has gone through cycles."
- Abdus Salam
(Related: History, Science, Civilization, Respect)

"Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Oil, Respect)

"I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect."
- J. D. Salinger
(Related: God, People, Respect)

"So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Intelligence, Audiences, Hollywood, Respect)

"I have the utmost respect for the different faiths professed by my fellow men."
- Leverett Saltonstall
(Related: Men, Respect)

"I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Love, People, Apology, Athletes, Games, Respect, Want)

"Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Life, Culture, Effort, Example, Joy, Philosophy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Religion, Peace, People, Mankind, Race)

"I was taught you never, ever disrespect your opponent or your teammates or your organization or your manager and never, ever your uniform."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: Manager)

"I played it right because that's what you're supposed to do - play it right and with respect."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: Play, Respect, Right)

"I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: College, Respect)

"The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: People, Language, Respect, Sea, Slang)

"Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Science, Brother, Importance, Respect)

"We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible."
- George Santayana
(Related: Future, Past, Respect, Will)

"I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: People, American, President, Respect, Security, Trying)

"Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there."
- May Sarton
(Related: Nothing, Self)

"I hate victims who respect their executioners."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Hate, Respect, Victims)

"In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Marriage, Career, Children, Job, Saying)

"One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: Being, Day, Revolution, Help, Intention, Kindness, Prayer, Protest, Respect, Sense)

"Until we respect bin Laden, we are going to die in numbers that are probably unnecessary."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Numbers, Respect)

"All men are somewhat ridiculous and grotesque, just because they are men; and in this respect artists might well be regarded as man multiplied by two. So it is, was, and shall be."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Men, Artists, Man, Respect)

"If the search engines don't respect the creators, there won't be anything to search in the future because creators have to make a living too."
- Patricia Schroeder
(Related: Future, Living, Respect)

"If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place."
- Robert Schumann
(Related: First, Play, Respect)

"I respect people who feel things passionately. I do. But when someone is a judge, that is not what they should bring to the bench. It is not really passion, except in rare instances, that serves the bench well. It is, rather, an ability to understand the law and follow it."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: People, Ability, Law, Passion, Respect)

"As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere - it is a lonely place. It's an isolated city in that respect because you're driving to places alone listening to the radio."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Driving, Listening, Loneliness, Lonely, Respect)

"By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Life, Religious, Respect)

"We show deference to the civil authorities when they respect the divine origin of their power and when they serve the people with objective reference to the law of God."
- Angelo Scola
(Related: Power, God, People, Law, Respect)

"I have always respected everyone's religion. As I say, there is only one God and a lot of confused people."
- Hazel Scott
(Related: God, Religion, People)

"I expect that our associates will walk with a little more bounce in their step and understand that this company is behind them and has respect for them."
- Lee Scott
(Related: Company, Respect, Will)

"You know, I've carried a weapon for 10 years, never shot anybody, never robbed anybody. It has saved my life twice, but I know they're not toys. I practice with firearms, I enjoy shooting, it's a hobby of mine and I have a healthy respect for them."
- Luke Scott
(Related: Life, Practice, Respect, Years)

"I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly."
- Kyra Sedgwick
(Related: Play, Respect, Want)

"Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying."
- Compay Segundo
(Related: Time, Saying, Singing, Talk)

"Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Friend, Judgment, May, Respect, Self)

"With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Wealth, Attention, Complaint, Consideration, First, Grave, Obstacles, Respect)

"I submit, on the other hand, most respectfully, that the Constitution not merely does not affirm that principle, but, on the contrary, altogether excludes it."
- William H. Seward
(Related: Constitution)

"I really don't have any secrets. I've never met a photographer whose work I respected that had a secret because the secret lies within each and every one of us."
- John Sexton
(Related: Work, Lies, Secrets)

"My team and I have reunited two elements that coexist with difficulty: respect and affection, because when they love you they don't respect you and when they respect you they don't love you."
- Shakira
(Related: Love, Affection, Respect)

"I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Leader, Authority, Respect)

"America wants its respect."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: America, Respect)

"In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God."
- Ravi Shankar
(Related: God, Culture, Respect)

"Arabs respect only the language of force."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Force, Language, Respect)

"The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing."
- Omar Sharif
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Personality, Popular, Reason, Respect)

"The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Policy, Act, America, Canada, Community, Culture, English, Fight, Iraq, Language, Promise, Rules, Will)

"Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Men, Respectability)

"No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Man, Self)

"Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: People, Successful, Self)

"I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Marriage, Lie, Heart, Bible, Will)

"Nobody within motorcycling has or deserves any respect."
- Barry Sheene
(Related: Respect)

"I personally apologize to any person who felt anything less than respected and valued by myself."
- Kevin Shelley
"In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Food, Censure, Drama, Hatred, Order, Self)

"Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Imagination, Reason)

"Respect for another man's opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Being, Man, Opinion, Respect)

"Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Life, Blood)

"Do the story in the way it really demands to be done, which may mean using several different styles or only one style; but it's still about respecting the story."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: May, Style)

"Free trade is very important if we respect equality among nations."
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(Related: Equality, Nations, Respect, Trade)

"I saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field. It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did, because I saw how difficult it actually was to do."
- Ron Silver
(Related: People, Actor, Respect)

"The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before."
- Ron Silver
(Related: Life, Respect)

"Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Discretion, Justice, Nothing, Respect, Sense)

"Human knowledge has been changing from the word go and people in certain respects behave more rationally than they did when they didn't have it. They spend less time doing rain dances and more time seeding clouds."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Time, People, Knowledge, Clouds, Rain, Word)

"I respect knowledge of the psyche. I would be a therapist if I weren't an entertainer."
- Jessica Simpson
(Related: Knowledge, Respect)

"I have always wanted to be liked and respected."
- O. J. Simpson
"Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Attention, Career, Project, Respect, Song, Word)

"What we call 'evil' doesn't necessarily deserve any kind of respect or understanding, by any means; it just deserves an acknowledgement of its complexity so we can better understand it - so we can help prevent it."
- Bryan Singer
(Related: Complexity, Help, Respect, Understanding)

"In the sense that you're not at the centre of power, like a president or prime minister of a major power, everyone is marginalised; my position doesn't isn't unique in that respect. I think there are different sorts of relevance in different contexts."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Power, President, Respect, Sense)

"And the woman who could win the respect of man was often the woman who could knock him down with her bare fists and sit on him until he yelled for help."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Help, Man, Respect, Woman)

"Segregation was a burden for many blacks, because the end of the civil war and the amendments added to the constitution elevated expectations beyond reality in some respects."
- Ed Smith
(Related: War, Burden, Constitution, End, Expectations, Reality)

"The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: God, Marriage, Forbidden, Reading, Respect, Word)

"The only ground on which a neutral State can claim respect at the hands of belligerents is, that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Rights, Respect, State)

"Whatever things may have been in their origin, they are what they are, both in themselves and in regard to their indications respecting other beings or influences the existence of which may be implied in theirs."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Existence, May)

"I shall always respect the composer. If I embellish, it is his idea I am embellishing."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Idea, Respect)

"Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Love, Manners, Respect, Shadows)

"I respectfully suggest the propriety of having stationed at the arsenal a full company of U. S. troops, that they may be made available in any emergency, from fire, insurrection, or any thing else."
- Thomas L. Smith
(Related: Company, Fire, May, Troops)

"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."
- Will Smith
(Related: Life, God, People, Heart, Cause, Hate, Will)

"Telecom is a dramatic success in India and our view is, respecting the political process, and respecting the fact that these are sovereign decisions, is that, approaching India as a friend."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Success, Friend, Decisions, Fact)

"Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Discrimination, Gender, Respect, Wage, Years)

"True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be."
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Related: Humility, Respect, Self, Self respect, Thinking)

"Man cannot influence in this respect the atomic forces of Nature."
- Frederick Soddy
(Related: Nature, Influence, Man, Respect)

"We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Policy, Values, American, Empathy, Foreign policy, Military, Respect, Rest, Restraint, Safety, Will)

"We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear, respect for our values and not merely our weapons."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Fear, Values, Nations, Respect, Weapons, Will)

"Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws."
- George Soros
(Related: Alcohol, Laws, Now, Prohibition, Respect, states)

"I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, Audiences, Cities, English, Respect, World)

"The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds."
- John Lancaster Spalding
(Related: Faith, Doubt, May, Mind, Respect, Thoughtful)

"I remember I read this harsh review about my show, and one of my friends told me that this was the exact same stuff people said about Madonna. And it's like, she didn't care. Madonna just came out and was herself. I respect that a lot."
- Britney Spears
(Related: People, Care, Friends, Respect)

"And I think that we in America need to understand that many schools need improvement, and particularly with respect to how they're serving minority children."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: America, Children, Improvement, Minority, Respect, Schools)

"The essence of democracy is its assurance that every human being should so respect himself and should be so respected in his own personality that he should have opportunity equal to that of every other human being to show what he was meant to become."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Democracy, Personality, Respect)

"Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Music, Respect)

"A great chef is an artist that I truly respect."
- Robert Stack
(Related: Artist, Respect)

"I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do. For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women."
- Nick Stahl
(Related: Men, Women, Actor, Actors, Profession)

"Like I said, I've got too much respect for women to marry them, but that doesn't mean you can't support them emotionally and financially."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Women, Respect, Support)

"I respect a woman too much to marry her."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Respect, Woman)

"I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment."
- Dorothy Stang
(Related: Life, Work, Battle, Dignity, Environment, Land, Protection, Right, Want)

"In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Fear, Fools, Majority, Mankind)

"There is no excuse for perjury - never, never, never. There is truth, and the truth demands respect."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Truth, Respect)

"First, the firearms industry has been around and has been respected for generations. They provide a valuable service and a highly desirable product to millions of sportsmen and supporters of those second amendment rights."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: First, Rights, Generations, Service)

"To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face."
- Stendhal
(Related: Time, First, Man, Pity, Respect, Sight)

"If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study."
- Leslie Stephen
(Related: Work, Nothing, Study)

"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Manners, Morals, Respect)

"I looked at some of the statues of Jesus; they were just stones with no life. When they said that God is three, I was puzzled even more but could not argue. I believed it, simply because I had to have respect for the faith of my parents."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Faith, Life, God, Parents, Respect)

"The audience too should be respected by being presented with a film as they remember it, and for those who have not seen it, as it was intended to be seen. Anything less is a degradation of the film and its audience."
- George Stevens
(Related: Being, Film)

"Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Art, Religion, People, Intolerance)

"It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Love, Man, May, Posterity, Respect, Spirit, Will)

"I recognized that information was, in many respects, like a public good, and it was this insight that made it clear to me that it was unlikely that the private market would provide efficient resource allocations whenever information was endogenous."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Information, Public)

"I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy."
- Sting
(Related: Time, Respect)

"I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there. We're all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day."
- Angie Stone
(Related: Day, End, Karma, Man, Woman)

"I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner. I like a man to be a gentleman. I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless. I like to be respected and to give respect."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Flowers, Gentleman, Respect)

"To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably."
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Related: Worth)

"I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Humor, Character, Eyes, Respect, Sense)

"I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Funny, Reading)

"The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Love, Music, People, Appreciation, Respect, Trouble)

"Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Father, Greatness, Faults, Germany, Old, Symbol, Will)

"I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre. I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights."
- Lusia Strus
(Related: Play, Respect, Theatre)

"In this respect I expressed my doubts about using the Corps directly on the South coast, to form a bridgehead for the Army - as the area immediately behind the coast was now covered with obstacles. These doubts were accepted by Hitler."
- Kurt Student
(Related: Army, Now, Obstacles, Respect)

"Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Patience, Treatment)

"There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Law)

"I would rather take the role and work and make my own money and self respect than to have sex with someone who has a lot of money."
- Kristy Swanson
(Related: Money, Work, Sex, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"In the spiritual body moreover, man appears such as he is with respect to love and faith, for everyone in the spiritual world is the effigy of his own love, not only as to the face and the body, but also as to the speech and the actions."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Love, Faith, Actions, Body, Man, Respect, Speech, Spiritual, World)

"He who does not accept and respect those who want to reject life does not truly accept and respect life itself."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Life, Respect, Want)

"I have enormous respect for Steve Johnson, and as I've told him, Feed was one of the inspirations for Salon. They were up there before we were. And also for Joey and the Suck people."
- David Talbot
(Related: People, Respect)

"I think at the end of the day this movie is respecting what we as women go through as we grow up. The experiences, what we deal with, other women, things about images, things that we deal with as women."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: Women, Day, End)

"I loved fairy tales when I was a kid. Grimm. The grimmer the better. I loved gruesome gothic tales and, in that respect, I liked Bible stories, because to me they were very gothic."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Bible, Respect)

"The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me."
- Ida Tarbell
(Related: Chance, Force, Security, Value)

"It's the only way we can lose, irrespective of the result."
- Graham Taylor
(Related: Result)