Quotation Explorer - 'Regard'

All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone's feelings. - Denis Diderot
People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else. - B.R. Myers
The time when freedom is no longer held in the highest regard is not during times of want or suffering, but during the era of civility, pleasure, and wealth. - Eric J. Martindale
Know that tomorrow will bring clarity where before was only fog. In the final summation, it is not other's expectations that slay us, but our over compensatory reactions in regard - C.B. Smith
I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together. - Marcus Garvey
Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."[Address to National Press Club in Washington DC, as quoted in Freedom and Union (April 1952)] - Earl Warren
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it. - Frank Herbert
If men could regard the events of their lives with more open minds they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the thing they failed to obtain. - Andre Maurois
I cannot pretend that I regard this with favor, but the purpose of life is not what we want but what needs to be done. - Christopher Paolini
Life is head and shoulders above all other things we regard as precious in this world. - Sunday Adelaja
Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs. - Albert Einstein
There is a particular disdain with which Siamese cats regard you. Anyone who has walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will be familiar with the feeling. - Douglas Adams
Britain isn't a world power any more. Its just like a zombie in that regard; it doesn't know when it's dead - Samson from No Boundaries. - Paul Xavier Jones
Regard for the past only extends to its outward forms. - Henrik Bering
Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. - Kentetsu Takamori
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. - John Locke
You least obtain something great from the great thing you regard as least though such great thing can give you something great - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Nothing that we despise in other men is inherently absent from ourselves. We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or don't do, and more in light of what they suffer. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The main characteristic which is the proof of the indwelling Spirit is an amazing tenderness in personal dealing, and a blazing truthfulness with regard to God’s Word. - Oswald Chambers
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides. - George Sand
We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode in the blissful repose of nothingness. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Your pasion must come from the things that fuel you from the inside. Honors and awards are nice things, but only to the extent that they regard the real respect from your peers. - Randy Pausch
Good company requires only birth, education, and manners, and with regard to education is not very nice. Birth and good manners are essential; but a little learning is by no means a dangerous thing in good company; on the contrary, it will do very well. - Jane Austen
The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the present, and foretell the future must mediate these things, and have two special objects in view with regard to disease, namely, to do good or to do no harm. - Hippocrates
The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. - George Washington
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
Notwithstanding how good you are, you shall be perceived as bad by the masses when you take the extraordinary steps that lead to distinctiveness which the masses may regard as bad - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner. - W. Somerset Maugham
How soon was it that the dead are brought to deity in the eyes of those who in life found them little regard. - Linda Berdoll
The answer to growing complexity in the social sphere is renewed efforts at participation by each one of us, or else a progressive decline of inert and unquestioning masses submitting to government by an elite which will have little regard for the ultimate interest of the common man. - Gordon W. Allport
Real communication occurs...when we listen with understanding. What does this mean? It means to see the expressed idea and attitude from the other person's point of view, to sense how it feels to him, to achieve his frame of reference in regard to the thing he is talking about. - Carl Rogers
Like vanishing dew,a passing apparitionor the sudden flashof lightning -- already gone --thus should one regard one's self. - Ikkyu
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain. - André Maurois
cease to regard the canvas as a surface on which to paint a picture, but instead as a surface on which to record an event - Harold Rosenberg
Men and animals regard each other across a gulf of mutual incomprehension. - W.G. Sebald
I've a regard for law, although I do not always agree with it. Without law, man becomes a beast. - Louis L'Amour
There are kisses and kisses, I am told, and this must have been quite the other sort from Millie's resonant signals of regard. - H.G. Wells
He looked very tired, a regard which manifested itself not in dark circles, or pallor, but a dreamy and bright-cheeked sadness. - Donna Tartt
He often paused before he spoke. She thought this exquisite; it was as though he had such regard for his listener that he wanted his words strung together in the best possible way. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
If there is to be any hope for the world, indeed if you really want to find satisfaction and happiness in your life, you must regard the return you will receive as a secondary consideration, if a consideration at all ……seek money first and you will ruin your land, or betray your profession… - Sir James Darling
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages. - Adam Smith
Teaching is not a lost art, but regard for teaching is a lost tradition. - Jacques Barzun
Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture. - Jacquelyn Mitchard
What we can and should change is ourselves: our impatience, our egoism (including intellectual egoism), our sense of injury, our lack of love and forbearance. I regard every other attempt to change the world, even if it springs from the best intentions, as futile. - Hermann Hesse
To be optimistic is NOT a blind sentiment in regard to the reality of life; but a hopeful view for the present moment - Quetzal
In this way the world market is, with regard to its immanent dynamic, 'a space in which everyone has once been a productive labourer, and in which labour has everywhere begun to price itself out of the system'. - Slavoj Žižek
Most times and in most circumstances, what hinders real progress is never anything big, but the small things we least regard that impede real thinking and action for progress! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When we are able to do something so easily, we regard such thing as simplicity; but simplicity is complexity. Withing the things which are simple lay the things which are complex and within the things which are complex, lay the things which are simple - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
What people instinctively regard as cool is real power - consistency. Pathetic is not cool. Being locked in a tragedy, but not knowing it. That's lameness. - Cory Duchesne
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. Thereverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides. - George Sand
He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality. He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross. - J.C. Ryle
You can not go on forever stealing what you need without regard to those who come after. - Frank Herbert
I regard the afterlife to be a fairy story for people that are afraid of the dark - Stephen Hawking
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. - Jacques Barzun
When we are able to do something so easily, we regard such thing as simple; but simplicity is complexity. Withing the things which are simple lay the things which are complex and within the things which are complex, lay the things which are simple - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah y
There is nothing I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travelers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom I ought to inquire whether the way is smooth and easy or rugged and difficult. Is life harder toward the end, or what report do you give it? - Plato
The human tendency to regard little things as important has produced very many great things. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I don't regard nature as a spectator sport. - Ed Zern
I've received two key pieces of advice in regard to my books. The first is, "You should lay off the f-bombs." The other is, "You should add more f-bombs. - LiNCOLN PARK
We need courage to take ourselves seriously, to look closely and without flinching, to regard the things that frighten us in life and art with wonder. - Elizabeth Gilbert
In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate - look to his character. - Noah Webster
With regard to excellence, it is not enough to know, but we must try to have and use it. - Aristotle
Veganism is an act of nonviolent defiance. It is our statement that we reject the notion that animals are things and that we regard sentient nonhumans as moral persons with the fundamental moral right not to be treated as the property or resources of humans. - Gary L. Francione
I regard teaching religion as purveying lies. - Peter Atkins
Sometimes two people will regard each other over a gulf too wide to ever be bridged, and know immediately what could have happened, and that it never will. - Roger Ebert
Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success. - Bobbe Sommer
It is funny that those who make the laws by which we are expected to live are usually the ones who have no regard for it. - Paul Bamikole
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense. - John Hersey
Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold. - Ecclesiasticus
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
I regard taking healthy sea level adapted children to the 13,796 feet very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea as a form of child abuse. - Steven Magee
We human beings regard ourselves as (or compare ourselves to) animals only when it suits us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In happiness and suffering, in joy and grief, we should regard all creatures as we regard our own self. - Mahavira
I don't mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don't regard a home as a...well, as a place, a building...a house...of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a home as being a thing that two people have between them in which each can...well, nest. - Tennessee Williams
Children and babies should be held in the most sacred regard. We feel that they're the most natural and true magicians. - Zeena Schreck
Gold authenticity can only be tested under maximum fire. The same holds true with regard to manhood. - Moutasem Algharati
Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.
They have, and bring with them, that upper-body strength. They have apparently developed that in their childhood and growing up, and they've further advanced in that regard.
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
No egoism is so insufferable as the Christian with regard to his soul. - W. Somerset Maugham
Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are economical in its use. - Mark Twain
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. - Aldo Leopold
Art is the expression that the soul makes without having to explain itself, nor regard the criticism of others. - Reed Abbitt Moore
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool. - Carl Jung
In all marriages there is struggle and ours was no different in that regard. But we always came to the other shore, dusted off, and said, There you are, my love. - Elizabeth Alexander
Most unintelligent or foolish people do not regard themselves as that; they regard themselves as not-that-intelligent or not-that-wise. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. - Oscar Wilde
When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Disappointment resides in expectation. Showing a little regard creates consideration, which results in understanding. Steps to a peace of mind. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Acts of sacrifice and decency without regard to what's in it for you create ripple effects. Ones that lift up families and communities, that spread opportunity and boost our economy. - Barack Obama
I would have girls regard themselves not as adjectives but as nouns. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
Maybe love is something we’re meant to say casually and not regard as a prize from a treasure chest that a person earns. - Jen Glantz
There's no reason to bring religion into it. I think we ought to have as great a regard for religion as we can, so as to keep it out of as many things as possible. - Sean O'Casey
I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
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