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.

By : Maya Angelou 0 Likes          


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.

By : Kevyn Aucoin

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I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.

By : Charlie Sheen

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Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect

By : Honore de Balzac

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Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.

By : Amy Grant

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He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.

By : Gene Fowler

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Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.

By : Hideki Tojo

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We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.

By : Hattie McDaniel

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We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear, respect for our values and not merely our weapons.

By : Theodore C. Sorensen

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The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love

By : Heinrich Himmler

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I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself.

By : Joe Flanigan

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To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.

By : James A. Baldwin

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I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.

By : Scott Caan

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