300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

Respect is a broad term. Experts interpret it in different ways. Generally speaking, it is a positive feeling or action expressed towards something. Furthermore, it could also refer to something held in high esteem or regard. Showing Respect is a sign of ethical behaviour. Unfortunately, in the contemporary era, there has been undermining of the value of Respect. Most noteworthy, there are two essential aspects of Respect. These aspects are self-respect and respect for others. Everyone must Respect fellow human beings. This is an essential requirement of living in a society. We certainly owe a basic level of Respect to others. Furthermore, appropriate Respect must be shown to people who impact our lives. This includes our parents, relatives, teachers, friends, fellow workers, authority figures, etc. One of the best ways of showing respect to others is listening. Listening to another person’s point of view is an excellent way of Respect. Most noteworthy, we must allow a person to express his views even if we disagree with them. These respect quotes will help you learn the importance of respect.

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300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “The only respect you should have is the one you earn.” – Stellan Skarsgard

“It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.” – Harvey Milk

I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I’ve done that sort of thing in my life, but I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don’t know why. Because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed. — Steve Jobs

“Respecting people is an important part of life, whether it’s the person doing janitorial work or the person above you. It doesn’t matter who you are: I’m going to respect you.” – Andy Reid

“My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.” – Milo Ventimiglia

“Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.” – Horst Koehler

Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.” – Orhan Pamuk

“Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that.” – Marilyn Monroe

There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect. — Walter Hagen

“To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not a success.” – Hugh Jackman

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. — Albert Camus

We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible. — George Santayana

“Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.” – R.G. Risch

With my wife I don’t get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to ‘the best woman a man ever had.’ The waiter joined me. — Rodney Dangerfield

“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” – Albert Camus

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“We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.” – Aretha Franklin

“Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return.” – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. — Orison Swett Marden

It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it. — Estelle Parsons

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr Seuss

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Respecting others’ opinions doesn’t mean being untrue to our own.” – P. M. Forni

“I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different.” – Emma Bunton

“I respect myself and insist on it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too.” – Maya Angelou

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended yet in his private heart no man much respects himself. — Mark Twain

When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing. — Michael Jordan

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. — Winston Churchill

I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them. — Colin Powell

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him. — William Lyon Phelps

I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t. — Audre Lorde

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that I may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat.” – James A. Garfield

“It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration, and respect.” – Hermann Hesse

“If you don’t feel respected, you won’t be engaged in your work.” – Linda Hill

“Respect means you care enough to think about others’ feelings before you act.”

“How people treat you with their karma. How you react is yours.” – Wayne W. Dyer

“Respect for another man’s opinion is worthy. It is the realisation that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being.” – Sargent Shriver

“When we love and respect people, revealing to them their value, they can begin to come out from behind the walls that protect them.” – Jean Vanier

“Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: giving it and receiving it.” – Edmond Mbiaka

“My one thing is respect. I don’t care about anything else. You should respect everyone around you – the people who work for you, peers. Be classy.” – Charli XCX

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “Respect at the cost of others is disrespect in effect.” – Muhammad Tariq Majeed

“You must respect people, and you must respect money. My father said to me: ‘When you respect money, the money will respect you.” – Yaya Toure

“Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolised.” – Albert Einstein

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him. — Samuel Butler

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. — Amy Grant

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Don’t ever know who you may meet, or just because a person may not be dressed up all fancy, don’t mean they’re not an important person. You just don’t ever know who you’re gonna meet in life. So that’s why I look at everybody as equal. Can’t just judge. I treat everybody with respect. Every man. — Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.” – Hussein Nishah

“You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are.” – Amber Heard

To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. — Bono

“Respect for the rights of others means peace.” – Benito Juarez

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “Respect yourself and others will respect you.” – Confucius

“Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi

There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. — Nathaniel Branden

“I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“You don’t tell people who disagree with you they’d be better off somewhere else. And you don’t reduce them to stereotypes; you address them as fully formed people worthy of respect. You try to persuade them.” – Peggy Noonan

“Never judge someone by the way he looks or a book, by the way, it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.” – Stephen Cosgrove

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance? — Abdul Kalam

“Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.” – Gamaliel Bailey

When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the ideal unit. — Jerry Falwell

“People crave for more respect than love because they expect to love only from a few people, but they want respect from everyone.” – Amit Kalantri

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly.” – Max Nordau

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

“It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their lives and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people’s decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices.” – Kirk Cameron

“We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.” – Marcia Fudge

“Diversity of character is due to the unequal time given to values. Only through each other will we see the importance of the qualities we lack and our unfinished soul’s potential.” – Shannon L. Alder

Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I’m afraid it did. — Bette Davis

“Our parents deserve our honour and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this, they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.” – Ezra Taft Benson

“Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” – Thomas Paine

Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that? — Marilyn Monroe

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die. — Maya Angelou

“Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth.” – Gary Chapman

A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could. — William Hazlitt

“The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.” – William Hazlitt

“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” – Jackie Robinson

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“There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m too happy being myself.” – James D’arcy

But really, we also need to learn how to love one another as women. How to appreciate and respect each other. — Chaka Khan

“Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you or makes you happy.”

I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. — Orson Welles

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

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “Truly, powerful women don’t explain why they want respect. They simply don’t engage those who don’t give it to them.”

This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.” – Persian Proverb

Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. — Kiana Tom

“Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.” – Albert Schweitzer

“We must express ourselves in ways that demonstrate our respect for others.” – Stephen Carter

“As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.” – Stockwell Day

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. — Bruce Lee

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. — Bertrand Russell

“Our work for human dignity is often lonely and almost always an uphill climb. At times, our efforts are misunderstood, and we are mistaken for the enemy. There has been a clear erosion of respect for U.N. blue and our impartiality.” – Ban Ki-moon

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. — Louis D. Brandeis

“Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.” – John Herschell

“Treat others with respect and others will respect you.” – Anthony Douglas Williams

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are. — Henry Ward Beecher

“I always have tried to treat people with respect, the way I want to be treated.” – Derek Jeter

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

I’m kind of a good girl – and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do. — Katy Perry

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. — Baltasar Gracian

“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“Self-respect is a question of recognising that anything worth having has a price.” – Joan Didion

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King, Jr

“In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect and no more of it than we had earned.” – Jane Haddam

“Respect other people regardless of the level they are at or the level you are at. When you hand out respect, you get it back.” – Erik Estrada

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible. — Mother Teresa

It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face. — Robert Louis Stevenson

“Respect has nothing to do with who is right and who is wrong. It has to do with allowing space for someone else’s opinion.” – Jackie Viramontez

“Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” – Leo Tolstoy

Respect the burden. — Napoleon Bonaparte

“Your peers will respect you for your integrity and character, not your possessions.” – David Robinson

It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment. — Jasmine Guy

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

 “Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.” – Tecumseh

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it’s no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long. — Marlene Dietrich

“Everybody wants respect. In their own way, three-year-olds would like respect, and acknowledgement, in their terms.” – Aretha Franklin

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve. — Henry David Thoreau

“How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.”

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Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. — Vince Lombardi

“Respect yourself above all.” – Pythagoras

“There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.” – Mother Teresa

“If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.” – Louis D. Brandeis

I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want. — Samuel L. Jackson

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me. — Bertrand Russell

I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal. — Jim Carrey

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. — Michael Jordan

“I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.” – Scott Caan

“I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.” – Robert Michaels

“If you don’t stand for something, how can anyone respect what you do?” – Miranda Lambert

It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right. — Henry David Thoreau

If we are not free, no one will respect us. — Abdul Kalam

I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me. — Richard Bach

“I believe no matter who you are, respect yourself, respect others.” – Mo Farah

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. — Ralph W. Sockman

“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to the point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect, he ceases to love.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing – if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail. — Frank Sinatra

Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love. — Miguel Angel Ruiz

Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.” – William Hazlitt

Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s able to take it as well as dish it out. That’s the only way you’re going to get respect from the players.” – Larry Bird

“You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows

“Respect for women was a very important part of my upbringing.” – Sam Hunt

300+ Respect Quotes to help you learn its importance

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob. — Salvador Dali

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure. — Mitt Romney

“Respect a man; he will do the more.” – James Howell

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. — James A. Baldwin

“Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be.” – Leo Tolstoy

“I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

I have noticed… that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women. — Marilyn Monroe

Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it costs them. — John Updike

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 “It is the way one treats his inferiors more than the way he treats his equals, which reveals one’s real character.” – Charles Bayard Mitchell

“Don’t let someone get comfortable with disrespecting you.”

Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect without esteem they cannot exist esteem is the first demand that they make of love. — Honore de Balzac

“We must respect the interior laws of creation, of this Earth, to learn these laws and obey them if we want to survive.” – Pope Benedict XVI

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. — Albert Einstein

“The only thing I command is respect.” – Kyrie Irving

“Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.” – John Cogley

“Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.” – Philip James Bailey

“The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.” – Renee Olstead

“I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose.” – Orson Welles

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. — Dalai Lama

 “Someone once told me that if you respect a person, listen to their opinion. And if you do not respect someone, then do not listen to their opinion. And that works both ways.” – Maisie Williams

“You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.” – Buddha

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you. — William Hazlitt

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. — Albert Einstein

“One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.” – E. W. Howe

“This is how you start to get respect by offering something that you have.” – Mitch Albom


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