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120+ Respect quotes

Respect is the most precious human virtue. Respect is a must have element in human character. We all need admiration in our life. This is called the love for respect. This creates the expectation of being respected. In order to accomplish this mental need we must show respect to other. Respect brings respect.


1. 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
2. Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. Timothy Keller
3. You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect. Lawrence Goldstone
4. Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: Giving it and receiving it. Edmond Mbiaka
5. Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth. Gary Chapman
6. Respect at the cost of others is disrespect in effect. Muhammad Tariq Majeed
7. 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
8. The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillich
9. The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences. Comic Strip Mama
10. In the end, those who demean others only disrespect themselves. D.B. Harrop
11. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao-Tzu
12. It is not grey hair that makes one respectable but character. Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar
13. Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be. Leo Tolstoy
14. This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have. Mitch Albom
15. People crave for more respect than love, because they expect love only from few people but they want respect from everyone. Amit Kalantri
16. If a person loves you but doesn't respect you then it can not be a real love. It is not possible to love them without respecting them. Amit Kalantri
17. If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us. Vishwas Chavan
18. Respecting someone indicate the quality of your personality. Mohammad Rishad sakhi
19. You will never gain anyone's approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. Mandy Hale
20. When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title. Criss Jami
21. Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
22. Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius
23. When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be. Thomas S. Monson
24. Men are respectable only as they respect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
25. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
26. 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
27. Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you've got to give it. R.G. Risch
28. Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? Confucius
29. I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. Julius Erving
30. He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
31. Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. Albert Camus
32. Respect a man, he will do the more. James Howell
33. Treat others as you want them to treat you because what goes around comes around. unknown
34. 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
35. Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. Eldridge Cleaver
36. 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
37. He who wants a rose must respect the thorn. Persian Proverb
38. Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you. Frank Barron
39. This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him. William Lyon Phelps
40. 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
41. He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
42. I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. Julius Erving
43. Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? Confucius
44. Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you've got to give it. R.G. Risch
45. 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
46. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
47. Men are respectable only as they respect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
48. When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be. Thomas S. Monson
49. Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
50. A person's a person, no matter how small.
51. Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee
52. Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect. Mona Sutphen
53. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
54. The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around. Renee Olstead
55. Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love. Robin S. Sharma
56. Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love. Robin S. Sharma
57. Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. Malcolm X
58. Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other. Benjamin E. Mays
59. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao Tzu
60. 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
61. Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect. Stephen Covey
62. If we are not free, no one will respect us. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
63. Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. Kiana Tom
64. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. Albert Einstein
65. The true mark of professionalism is the ability to respect everyone else for their styles and always find something positive in every dining experience and highlight it in your thoughts and words. Johnny Iuzzini
66. Openness, respect, integrity - these are principles that need to underpin pretty much every other decision that you make. Justin Trudeau
67. Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. Albert Camus
68. Respect for the rights of others means peace. Benito Juarez
69. Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
70. Respect your parents. What they tell you is true. Hard work, dedication and faith will get you anything. Imagination will drive itself. You can get anything you want, but you have to have faith behind all your ideas. Stick to your goals and have an undying faith. Russell Simmons
71. As you get older, you grow and mature, and that should never stop. As soon as you stop growing, you're done living. I'll always be growing, forever learning, forever taking in advice from people I deeply respect. Odell Beckham, Jr.
72. Show respect to all people, but grovel to none. Tecumseh
73. Respect the burden. Napoleon Bonaparte
74. 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
75. When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. John Gray
76. Care for life and physical health, with due regard for the needs of others and the common good, is concomitant with respect for human dignity. Salvatore J. Cordileone
77. The gifts of lovers to one another are, in respect to love, nothing but forms; yet, they testify to invisible love. Rumi
78. You must respect people and work hard to be in shape. And I used to train very hard. When the others players went to the beach after training, I was there kicking the ball. Pele
79. Grace, respect, reserve, and empathetic listening are qualities sorely missing from the public discourse now. Meryl Streep
80. The only thing I command is respect. Kyrie Irving
81. I do believe in humanism, and I believe that we should treat each other with respect and care and look after each other. All human beings should have an equal chance to survive in society, and inequality is a big problem in society. Stellan Skarsgard
82. Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention. But you have to get there. Pink
83. Your peers will respect you for your integrity and character, not your possessions. David Robinson
84. All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect. Walter Annenberg
85. The people I respect the least are the ones that take themselves way too seriously. Corey Taylor
86. Your private life is your private life and you keep it to yourself. You get more respect that way. Jay Kay
87. Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men. Jane Addams
88. Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something. Anton Chekhov
89. You cannot live to please everyone else. You have to edify, educate and fulfill your own dreams and destiny, and hope that whatever your art is that you're putting out there, if it's received, great, I respect you for receiving it. If it's not received, great, I respect you for not. Octavia Spencer
90. Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that. Eartha Kitt
91. I respect everybody, but at the same time, I carry myself with an aura that demands respect, too. Lil' Kim
92. Even the most understated ceremony involves a certain respect for ritual and pageantry. No one plays more of a significant role than the bride's attendants. Vera Wang
93. Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it. Gilbert K. Chesterton
94. There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty. Helena Christensen
95. Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now. Frank Lloyd Wright
96. There are ups and downs in so many relationships, but with Shah Rukh, there is deep love. There's no other way of communicating the respect and love I have for him. And I believe that ours will be a dynamic, and relationship and connect that will be forever. Karan Johar
97. People are entitled to their opinion. I respect them, but it doesn't mean they're right. Andre Ward
98. Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
99. Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man. Martin Luther King, Jr.
100. If I can lead a happy life, touch the lives of others in a positive way, win the respect of those that I care about - and make a few million along the way - then I have been successful. Bill Rancic
101. Don't worry about what the people say; be yourself, say what you want to say with respect. Mariano Rivera
102. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. Albert Einstein
103. I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different. Emma Bunton
104. When we respect everybody around us, we are in peace with everybody around us. Don Miguel Ruiz
105. Do dirt, get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want. DMX
106. People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts. David Duchovny
107. The way forward is always found through greater respect for the equal rights of all. Martin O'Malley
108. Once you appreciate one of your blessings, one of your senses, your sense of hearing, then you begin to respect the sense of seeing and touching and tasting, you learn to respect all the senses. Maya Angelou
109. Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss. Nathaniel Branden
110. It makes a big difference when men respect women. There are a lot of men who don't, so that's the main quality that would make a good man a great man. Stephanie Sigman
111. I think as long as you wear your imperfections on your sleeve, people respect it more. Shamir
112. To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth. Voltaire
113. We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future. Joseph Joubert
114. Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love. Don Miguel Ruiz
115. You must respect people, and you must respect money. My father said to me: 'When you respect money, money will respect you.' Yaya Toure
116. True respect means taking other people's beliefs seriously and assuming they are adult and intelligent enough to be able to cope with it if you tell them, clearly and civility, why you think they are totally, utterly and disastrously wrong. Julian Baggini
117. Respect isn't enough. You've got to have a proprietary interest. Chuck Berry
118. If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are. John W. Gardner
119. There are people who believe in an absolutely transparent prose; with every respect for clarity of expression, I don't. John M. Ford
120. You can have a certain arrogance, and I think that's fine, but what you should never lose is the respect for the others. Steffi Graf
121. I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control. Javier Bardem
122. 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
123. 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
124. 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
125. I believe no matter who you are, respect yourself, respect others. Mo Farah
126. When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself. Mark Twain
127. Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom. Horst Koehler
128. If you respect a language and culture, it shows in your work. A. R. Rahman

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