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    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.

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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to read more

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Men are respectable only as they respect.

Men are respectable only as they respect.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Respect Quotes,
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I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough read more

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.

by Joseph De Maistre Found in: Respect Quotes,
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The devil's most devilish when respectable.

The devil's most devilish when respectable.

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Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to read more

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

by Malcolm X Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its read more

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.

by Gamaliel Bailey Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls read more

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.

by Alice Miller Found in: Respect Quotes,
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I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.

I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.

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If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

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