If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves.— Marcus Garvey
Most Powerful Disrespected quotations
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
Teenagers these days are out of control.
They eat like pigs, they are disrespectful of adults, they interrupt and contradict their parents, and they terrorize their teachers.
The most disrespected person in America is the black woman.
The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.
Listen to positive people and ignore negative ones. People that doubt, judge, and disrespect you are not worth your time and attention.
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Never make excuses for someone who disrespects you-who they are or what they do isn't a pass to treat you like trash!
Who taught me that animals were put on this Earth for food? Who taught me to disrespect animals and view them as mere commodities? Who stole my compassion, my empathy and my conscience? Who lied to me? Who instilled this vicious mindset of human-to-animal exploitation as standard operating procedure?
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad.
Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
My biggest competition is always myself.
I mean no disrespect, but I do not look at any of the guys as being my competition for the simple reason that I can't control how they're going to look. I can only control how I look.
We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots and executions.
We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering and shame.In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness,all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing.
Politics is the soil in which the nettle of poisonous enmity, evil suspicions, shameless lies, slander, morbid ambitions, and disrespect for the individual grows rapidly and luxuriantly. Name anything bad in man and it is precisely in the soil of political struggle that it grows with particular liveliness and abundance.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Disrespect earns the displeasure of the creator and the creation.
What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?
Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of the citizen.
Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one’s own and that of other people.
This generation has lost the true meaning of romance.
There are so many songs that disrespect women. You can’t treat the woman you love as a piece of meat. You should treat your love like a princess. Give her love songs, something with real meaning. Maybe I’m old fashioned but to respect the woman you love should be a priority.
Sir, if you ever presume again to speak disrespectfully of General Grant in my presence, either you or I will sever his connection with this university.
In today's America He (Jesus) has moved from the central figure of world history to source material for late-night comics and pundits who would not dare treat other religious leaders with such disrespect.
I think it's a sacrifice that you have to make, because you lay yourself open for people to accuse and disrespect you. But it's worth it. It's worth it because not too many people are too honest anymore.
I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities.
If you disrespect everybody that you run into, how in the world do you think everybody's supposed to respect you?
Please, all you MCs out there, all you fans out there, don't think Big gonna make a record dissing 2Pac or the West Coast because it's not going down like that. I cant even see me wasting my time or my talent to disrespect another black man.
Water is life. We are the people who live by the water. Pray by these waters. Travel by the waters. Eat and drink from these waters. We are related to those who live in the water. To poison the waters is to show disrespect for creation. To honor and protect the waters is our responsibility as people of the land.
When I see Twitter feeds, when I see words that are people are using to describe Donald Trump, it is incredibly disrespectful to the office.
I want to say a little something that's long overdue, the disrespect to women has got to be through. To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends, I wanna offer my love and respect till the end.
If I walk in a home and a kid disrespects a woman, his mother or grandmother, then I am out... I wont recruit them
I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there.
We're all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day.
Disrespect is the weapon of the weak
How can you blame others for disrespecting you when you think of yourself as unworthy of respect?
Government schooling is the most radical adventure in history.
It kills the family by monopolizing the best times of childhood and by teaching disrespect for home and parents.
I've missed London so much for its fashion.
No disrespect to the girls in Manchester, but some really do look like clones - there's a lot of hair extensions and fake tans. You're free to experiment down here.
If Somebody disrespects me they will pay for it. I promise
I don't think a tough question is disrespectful.
You don't have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your own ground.
If you do, that shows how shaky your own position is.