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Quotes About Respect

A Collection of Quotes About Respect

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

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

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” – Laurence Sterne

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

“We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.” – H.L. Mencken

“I have found that there are two ways of dealing with men. Either you treat them with respect, or you kill them. Anything in between merely breeds resentment and the desire for revenge.” – Paul Kearney

“Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.” – Mona Sutphen

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

“I can be hurt, she said, only by people I respect.” – Mary Balogh

“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

“We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.” – Hunter S. Thompson

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

“Sounds naive respecting someone who doesn’t give a shit about you.” – Toba Beta

“This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.” – William Lyon Phelps

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

“People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other’s murder.” – Werner Herzog

“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

“Many people resented my impatience and honesty, but I never cared about acceptance as much as I cared about respect.” – Jackie Robinson

“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

“Boys seek attention, men demand respect.” – Habeeb Akande

“If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.” – Vironika Tugaleva

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

“I hate that I had to pull out my wallet and buy respect.” – Becca Ritchie

“Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition.” – John Cena

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

“We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people.” – John Lynch

“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

“A person that does not value your time will not value your advice.” – Orrin Woodward

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

“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” – Albert Einstein

“Men are always ready to respect anything that bores them.” – Marilyn Monroe

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

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

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

“It’s very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It’s easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.” – Fred Rogers

“I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong, than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.” – Malcolm X

“A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.” – Karl Lagerfeld

“Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” – Timothy Keller

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

“Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

“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

“When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.” – John Gray

“You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect.” – Lawrence Goldstone

“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

“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

“Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” – Confucius

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

“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a 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

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