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A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

 

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A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
~ Billy Graham

 

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A mere literary man is a dull man; a man who is solely a man of business is a selfish man; but when literature and commerce are united, they make a respectable man.
~ Samuel Johnson

 

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A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
~ Thomas Hardy

 

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Attention and respect give pleasure, however late, or however useless. But they are not useless, when they are late, it is reasonable to rejoice, as the day declines, to find that it has been spent with the approbation of mankind.
~ Samuel Johnson

 

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Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
~ Quentin Crisp

 

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Eminence without merit earns deference without esteem.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

 

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Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
~ Aesop

 

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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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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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Honest people will respect us for our merit: the public, for our luck.
~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

 

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I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse --I will not retreat a single inch --and I will be heard!
~ William Lloyd Garrison

 

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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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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

 

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I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
~ Rodney Dangerfield

 

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I hate victims who respect their executioners.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre

 

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I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.
~ Herbert Henry Lehman

 

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I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps.
~ D. H. Lawrence

 

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I think the worst thing this nation could do for humanity would be to leave any uncertainty as to our will, our purpose and our capacity to carry out our purpose.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey

 

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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 W. Gardner

 

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