Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Respect.

The repository contains 11 quotes in the category “Respect.”

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

Men are respectable only as they respect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

President Calvin Coolidge
1872 — 1933

I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll make an exception.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

I anticipate the Day when to command Respect in the remotest Regions it will be sufficient to say I am an American.

Dr. Benjamin Rush
1745 — 1813


Respect cannot be learned, purchased, or acquired; it can only be earned.

Bits & Pieces

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.

Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
1932 —     

Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.

Bradley Miller

Some fellows pay a compliment like they expected a receipt.

Kin Hubbard
1868 — 1930

Nobody wants the respect that youth pays to age.

Finley Peter Dunne

No duty is more important than that of returning thanks.

St. Ambrose
340? — 397 A.D.