It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
— Voltaire

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Alfred Lord Tennyson reverent quote

Our ancestors worshipped the Sun, and they were not that foolish. It makes sense to revere the Sun and the stars, for we are their children.
— Carl Sagan

In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, 'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'
— Jennifer Lopez

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
— reverent quotation by Henry Bolingbroke