Respect Quotes

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.-Bryant H. McGill

 

 

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.-Laurence Sterne

 

 

We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.-Taylor Swift

 

 

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

 

There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.-Charles Baudelaire

 

 

I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. – Julius Erving

 

 

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

 

 

Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.-Barry Bonds

 

 

There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.-Henri Frederic Amiel

 

 

And the greatest lesson that mom ever taught me though was this one. She told me there would be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Now she said to always pick being respected.-Chris Christie

 

 

To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.-Voltaire

 

 

A person’s a person, no matter how small.-Dr. Seuss

 

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves – there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.-Joan Didion

 

 

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

 

 

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.-Edward Gibbon

 

 

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.-Robert Casey

 

 

Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.-Philip James Bailey

 

 

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

 

 

Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.-Lakhdar Brahimi

 

 

We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.-Malala Yousafzai

 

 

Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.-Thomas S. Monson

 

 

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

 

 

I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn’t conform.-Erykah Badu

 

 

If we are not free, no one will respect us.-A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

 

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.-William J. H. Boetcker

 

 

The person who comes up to you and makes the most noise and is the most intrusive is invariably the person in the room who has no respect for you at all, and it’s really all about them.-Robbie Coltrane

 

 

It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.-Brendan Behan

 

 

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.-Lao Tzu

 

 

Never dress down for the poor. They won’t respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars.-Imelda Marcos

 

 

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.-Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

 

I’m not everybody’s cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I’m a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don’t like it, fair enough. But give me a break.-Elton John

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

I’m sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.-J. D. Salinger

 

 

I always respect a woman.-Enrique Iglesias

 

 

I think I’m a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it’s authority that I respect.-Tupac Shakur

 

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.-Eli Whitney

 

 

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

 

 

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.-Albert Einstein

 

 

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

 

 

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.-Marilyn Monroe

 

 

As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don’t ever want to lose that. – Vera Wang

 

 

I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.-Leon Kass

 

 

Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.-Friedrich Nietzsche

 

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.-Abraham Lincoln

 

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don’t agree with or like.-Margaret Mead

 

 

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

 

 

Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.-Alphonsus Liguori

 

People want to hear what I have to say and respect what I say.-Jennifer Capriati

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

America wants its respect. – Tupac Shakur

 

 

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

 

 

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.-Malcolm X

 

 

I am a doctor – it’s a profession that may be considered a special mission, a devotion. It calls for involvement, respect and willingness to help all other people.-Ewa Kopacz

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