Quotations on Respect

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We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Democracy, Popular, Respect, Result)

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
(Keywords: Past, Respect, Will)

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
(Keywords: Intelligence, Advertising, Insult, Respect, Worth)

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
(Keywords: Doubt, Patience, Respect, Writer, Writers)

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
(Keywords: Family, Love, Admiration, Company, Past, Respect, Years)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Character, Acceptance, American, Fact, Respect, Struggle)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Family, People, Country, Help, Mankind, Nation, Respect, Wrong)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Information, Respect, states, United)

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
(Keywords: Talent, Respect, Ugly)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Men, Philanthropy, Respect, Sun, Value)

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
(Keywords: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Faith, Honesty, Authority, May, Questions, Respect, Sincerity)

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
(Keywords: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

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
(Keywords: Act, Denial, Practice, Respect, Self, Self 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Leaders, Respect, Talk)

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
(Keywords: Community, Nations, Respect, Today)

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
(Keywords: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.
- Peter Benchley
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Legal, Marriage, People, Help, Living, Reality, Respect, Want)

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
(Keywords: Being, Clothes, Day, End, First, Grace, Reason, Respect, Rest)

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
(Keywords: Credibility, Needs, Participation, Respect, Right, Vote)

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
(Keywords: Hope, Hate, Oppression, Respect, Voice, World)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Crowds, Pretty, Respect, Sense)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Aspirations, Respect, Solution)

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
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

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
(Keywords: Opportunity, Giving, Respect, Want)

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

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
(Keywords: Power, Democracy, Focus, Rights, Human rights, Now, Respect, Struggle, Years)

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
(Keywords: Knowledge, Lawyers, Respect, Words)

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
(Keywords: Countries, Production, Research, Respect, Self, World)

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
(Keywords: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

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
(Keywords: Music, Dance, Respect, Want)

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
(Keywords: Cause, Democracy, Example, Military, Respect, World)



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