Respectability Quotes


Everyone yearns to achieve respectability in their lives. Even the street thug wants respect. But what is respect and how does one earn it since it is such a moving target? That is for the philosophers, writers and pundits to decide, through their insightful, humorous and often facetious respectability quotes. While it is easy for us to gauge the level of respect we have for others, itÂ’s not always so easy to tell if and how people respect us. We may yearn to be respected, but knowing what respect is exactly can be extremely difficult. Respectability quotes help ground us in the subject, allowing us to find a definition that works for us. Reference.com Definition of Respectability
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Found 41 quotes in the topic of Respectability .
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Mark Twain

"I was sorry to have my name mentioned among the great authors because they have a sad habit of dying off" Mark Twain
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Robert Frost

"The beauty of enmity is insecurity; the beauty of friendship is in security." Robert Frost
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Beauty    Respectability    Trust   

Malcolm X

"I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color." Malcolm X
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"He brought respectability back to the program." Jim Sterk
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"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 Gardner
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Oscar Wilde

"Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak. They a" Oscar Wilde
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Mark Twain

"In his private heart no man much respects himself." Mark Twain
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Heart    Respectability   

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"faces enormous difficulties, and most of its members are inclined towards respectability ... this is the fundamental fact about the Orange Order. It's going to cause unease; there is the danger of splits. This is a very difficult moment for this movement." Paul Bew
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Helen Keller

"To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly." Helen Keller
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Honorable    Respectability   

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"Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life." Chinese Proverbs
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Abraham Lincoln

"Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts." Abraham Lincoln
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Bravery    Respectability   

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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 to make one's flesh creep." Marie Maistre
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Man    Respectability   

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"If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society." Greek proverb
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Gentleman    Greek Proverbs    Respectability   

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"Reverence is one of the signs of strength, irreverence one of the surest indications of weakness. No man will rise high who jeers at sacred things. The fine loyalties of life must be reverenced or they will be fore sworn in the day of trial." Author Unknown
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Oscar Wilde

"The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out." Oscar Wilde
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Henri Frederic Amiel

"To depersonalize man is the dominant drift of our times." Henri Frederic Amiel
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Sam Keen

"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability" Sam Keen
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Men are respectable only as they respect." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Samuel Johnson

"Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled." Samuel Johnson
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"Honest people will respect us for our merit: the public, for our luck." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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"No place in England where everyone can go is considered respectable." George Moore
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