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91 Respect Quotes To Inspire Peace and Equality

Be reminded of how important respecting everyone is by these respect quotes; which include thoughts and wisdom from many different people.

Being respectful is when you treat people in a way that shows you value their contribution by doing this you are demonstrating a sense of worth towards others; that you admire their abilities, achievements and their opinions.

Sometimes we can find it hard to show respect to our fellow human beings, I have always found the best way to look at it (Thanks to the classic advice of my mother) is to always treat people how you would like to be treated. You might be sitting there thinking oh c'mon, you can do better than that! But the truth is, you can't really explain respect better than that one important statement. It is so true!

If you always demand the respect you are deserved then you will go far in life, that's a fact.

I have found on my many encounters through life that the people that don't treat people with respect usually don't respect themselves. Time and time again that same someone to push you down will be right at the bottom with you, maybe not in a hierarchical sense but certainly on an emotional level. They may be getting paid more than you but remember this one crucial bit of advice. You cant take it with you, and we are all judged at the end of our journeys. Respect yourself and your fellow people!






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Respect Quotes

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Love and Respect Quotes


Published by: Ben Gillison & Catherine Pulsifer




Respect Quotes




    Respect is earned by action alone, not self-gratification.
Paul Combs, Drawn by Fire
  1. Respect is earned by action alone, not self-gratification. Paul Combs, Drawn by Fire
    Action Quotes



  2. Respect a man, he will do the more. James Howell
    Short Quotes



  3. Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
    Confucius



  4. The only man to me who is not respectable is the man who consumes more than he produces.
    Elbert Hubbard



  5. He who wants a rose must respect the thorn. Persian Proverb
    Proverbs



  6. We do not possess our home, our children, or even our own body. They are only given to us for a short while to treat with care and respect.
    Buddha



  7. If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay that way, but if you treat him as if he were what he coud be, he will be become what he could be. Johann Von Goethe
    Potential



  8. Respect depends on reciprocity Nyang Proverb
    Short Inspirational Quotes



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



  10. This sign of respect, adoration, gratitude, and honor - going out of your 
way to notice someone, appreciate someone, honor someone, 
hold someone dear...  Gary L. Thomas

  11. This sign of respect, adoration, gratitude, and honor - going out of your way to notice someone, appreciate someone, honor someone, hold someone dear.... Gary L. Thomas, Cherish
    Appreciation



  12. I cherish and respect everything I own and I feel so lucky to have it. Sophie Hinch, Hinch Yourself Happy
    Inspirational Thoughts



  13. If you are not being treated with respect, don't be a doormat. Robert Rain, Dealing With Jealousy, Insecurity and Trust Issues
    Quote of The Day



  14. Tolerance is a fundamental character trait of great people and a part of the attitudes and practices of those we admire and respect. John K. Carmack, Tolerance: Principles, Practices, Obstacles, Limits
    Tolerance



  15. All religions have an equal potential to create a good human being - and that is enough to command mutual respect. Dalai Lama
    Famous Quotes



  16. Respect out of fear is no respect M. K. Soni

  17. Respect out of fear is no respect M. K. Soni
    Fear



  18. Wilma Rudolph, Helen Keller, Walt Disney, Joan of Arc, Nelson Mandela, and Thomas Edison, to name a few, not only climbed mountains, they exceeded limits and expanded boundaries, setting the tone for those who respect and admire them. Eric Thomas, Greatness Is Upon You
    Mountain Quotes



  19. Better live happy away from glamor, smooth words, hand-clapping, and selfish gratification than Dog to some Master whose whistle you are bound to respect. Napoleon Hill, The prosperity Bible
    Dog Quotes



  20. Today’s where you need to target your thoughts and energy. Today’s where there’s respect to earn, training to accomplish, and money to make. Mark Divine , Unbeatable Mind
    Workout Quotes



  21. Children need to be valued, always and regardless. Indeed, children cannot be successful unless someone values them. Gina Panettieri, The Single Mother's Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys
    Family Love



  22. For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, 
but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela

  23. For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela
    Freedom Quotes



  24. You will gain more respect and esteem through listening rather than through talking Clive Harman, How to Communicate Effectively
    Listening



  25. When it comes to respect between a mother and son, the point that most make is that a mother needs her son’s respect. Emerson Eggerichs, Mother and Son
    Son



  26. By showing your children that you acknowledge their ideas, views, and decisions, you are being a good example of respect. Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
    Dad Quotes



  27. Humility and respect tells much more about your background than your personality. Kate Iroegbu, The Best Motivational Book Ever Written
    Motivational Quotes



  28. There are countless ways of attaining greatness, but any road to reaching 
one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for 
the individual ....  Buck Rodgers

  29. There are countless ways of attaining greatness, but any road to reaching one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity. Buck Rodgers
    Greatness Quotes



  30. To laugh often and much;
    To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
    To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
    To appreciate beauty, To find the best in others,
    To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
    To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
    This is to have succeeded.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Poems about Life



  31. Customer is the most important person in any business. A customer is not just money in the cash register. They are human beings with feelings and deserve to be treated with respect. Prashant Faldu, Customer Service
    Customer Service



  32. You can go to work on yourself to make yourself
    Into the kind of person you admire and respect.
    You can become a role model and set a standard for others.
    Brian Tracy, You Cannot Change
    Motivational Poems



  33. A society that does not recognize that each individual has values of his own which he is entitled to follow can have no respect for the dignity of the individual and cannot really know freedom. Fredrich August von Hayek
    Diversity Quotes



  34. Children will not respect you just because you are their parents. It takes virtue and good parenting for children to understanding why they should respect you. Dr. Fred Cremone, Boundaries
    Children



  35. If you are confident that something brings you joy, keep it, regardless of what anyone else might say. Even if it isn't perfect, no matter how mundane it might be, when you use it with care and respect, you transform it into something priceless. Marie Kondo, Spark Joy
    Joy Quotes



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

  37. I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. Julius Erving, Basketball Player
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  38. You find when you pursue a life of greater health and happiness, you then treat the body you have with dignity, respect, and absolute care. Dale Roberts, The 3 Keys to Greater Health & Happiness
    Life



  39. Consistency is a key element, without which a leader is incapable of getting respect, success or even developing confidence in others. Daniel Transon, The Leadership Challenge
    Leadership Quotes



  40. Our House Rules ... Be patient and respect each other...

  41. Our House Rules - Love God and love each other. Be generous with hugs and warm words. Be patient and respect each other. Practice forgiveness. Be kind and tenderhearted. Pray often. And live with a thankful heart. Author Unknown
    Encouraging Poems



  42. Respect people who trust you. It takes a lot for people to trust you, so treat their trust like precious porcelain. Brandon Cox
    Words of Encouragement



  43. When we respect someone, we are acknowledging and appreciating
 their role in society or in our life.  Jennifer Freed Ph. D.

  44. When we respect someone, we are acknowledging and appreciating their role in society or in our life. Jennifer Freed Ph. D., Character
    Appreciation Poems



  45. And yet, being such an unhappy student made me that much more grateful for those teachers who treated me with kindness and respect, or who showed me that I had value. Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor
    Gratitude Quotes



  46. You can become someone who is worthy of respect, and someone who can pursue what he wants irrespective of what others say or do. Faith Starr, Stop Self-Sabotaging and Shift your Paradigm to Success
    Believe In Yourself



  47. There are a lot of attitudes among workers that can lead to a better workplace and these can be as simple as respect for others, laughter, understanding, and compromise. Catherine Pulsifer, Enthusiasm a Key to Success
    Attitude Quotes



  48. A day to reflect
    A day of respect
    For all you have been blessed
    Let your joy be expressed.
    Catherine Pulsifer, A Time For Joy
    Good Day



  49. I was raised by parents who taught me to love and respect people regardless of their race or background. Michael Jordan
    Positive Quotes



  50. ...it is important to treat everyone with 
respect - without conveying prejudice, or judgment.  Byron Pulsifer

  51. You see, I believe that conversation that is real is more important than no conversation - that it is important to treat everyone with respect - without conveying prejudice, or judgment. Byron Pulsifer, What Counts As A Miracle
    Communication



  52. When respect is shown according to what is proper, one keeps far from shame and disgrace. Confucius
    Famous Quotes about Life



  53. Remembrance Day - It's about respecting our past and looking hopefully forward, and more than anything, thanking those who have served. Rebecca Zamon
    Veterans Day Quotes



  54. Self-Respect Quotes

    Find below a small collection of Self-Respect Quotes. Find our full collection on our dedicated Self-Respect Quotes page.


    Self respect is what leads to self-discipline. It is hard to respect the self in the absence of self-discipline.
Clint Eastwood
  55. Self respect is what leads to self-discipline. It is hard to respect the self in the absence of self-discipline. Clint Eastwood
    Discipline



  56. Self Respect is essential to every human being. Jeevashree.M, I Didn't change I just found myself
    Meaningful



  57. Self respect cannot be hunted. it cannot be purchased. It is not for sale. It can never be fabricated out of public relations. It coimes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; Knowing the beautiful, we have served it; Knowing the truth we have spoken it. Alfred Whitney Griswold (American Historian)
    Meaning of Life



  58. Self-respect grows from living a life you admire. Self-respect comes from looking inward Deborah Norville, The Power of Respect
    Finding Yourself



  59. As self- respect grows, so does self-realization. Jeffrey Michael, Reyes Duncan-Andrade, ‎Ernest Morrell, The Art of Pedagogy
    Growth



  60. Self-respect that corner stone of all virtue Sir John Herchel
    Self-Confidence



  61. All must respect those who respect themselves Disraeli
    Meaningful



  62. Respect yourself if you would have others respect you Baltasar Gracian
    Put Yourself First



  63. Our reverence is good for nothing if it does not begin with self-respect. Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Empowering



  64. Self-reliance and self respect are about as valuable commodities as we can carry in our pack through life. Luther Burbank
    Wealth



  65. Psychologists tell us that your level of self-esteem - how much you like and respect yourself - is the key measure of how happy you are in any area of your life. Brian Tracy, Master Your Time, Master Your Life
    Happy



  66. It's important to be optimistic and proud of who you are. Show yourself the respect you deserve. People enjoy being around others who are positive and confident. Zane Rozzi, Always Know What to Say Next
    Optimistic



  67. Self-respect is the noblest garment with which a man may clothe himself.
 Samuel Smiles

  68. Self-respect is the noblest garment with which a man may clothe himself. Samuel Smiles
    Short Positive Quotes



  69. Self-respect is the great thing to be always worked for and desired. Joseph G. Eastland, Success In Life
    Self Worth Quotes



  70. Relationship Respect Quotes




    To give honor and respect is the best way for a marriage to get to the destination of “together forever.” Reggie Brooks, Can We Stop and Save This Marriage
  71. To give honor and respect is the best way for a marriage to get to the destination of “together forever.” Reggie Brooks, Can We Stop and Save This Marriage
    Marriage



  72. I now realize that relationships are as much about respecting differences as they are about sharing commonalitie. Nickolas Martin, ‎Linda M. Martin, The Two Voices Within
    Relationship



  73. To improve respect in your relationship, treat your partner with dignity, no matter the situation. Likewise, be the kind of person who commands respect,and your spouse will give it to you. Alex A. Lluch, Simple Principles for a Happy and Healthy Marriage
    Love Quotes for Her



  74. Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.” – Mona Sutphen
    Love Trust



  75. If you don't show your spouse respect, he or she will find it somewhere. Shannon O'Bryan, How to Fight With Your Spouse and Win
    Trust Quotes For Relationships



  76. Planting the seeds of compassion and respect in classrooms and schools is essential, not only to reduce bullying and other cruel behaviors, but because empathy and kindness are so essential to all human relationships. Naomi Drew; Christa Tinari, Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
    Compassion Quotes



  77. Marriage... is all about respect for the other person - and respect goes both ways. Dr. Kevin Leman

  78. Marriage, at its core, is all about respect for the other person - and respect goes both ways. Dr. Kevin Leman
    Marriage



  79. No matter what you call them always show them the respect and love that they deserve. There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. Victor Hugo
    Grandfather



  80. Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty, trust, and respect. Ace McCloud

  81. Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty, trust, and respect. Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
    Health



  82. Respect Others Quotes




  83. When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us. Arapaho Saying



  84. Be a person and respect others as persons.



  85. Only when one learns to respect oneself can one then learn to respect others. Hidy Ochiai, Hidy Ochiai's Self-defense for Kids



  86. We should protect the life of all beings, agree to respect others, and protect them and their property, be truthful in all our dealings and protect the health of ourselves and others. Phil Henry, Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism



  87. There will be no soloution without the virtue of respect for everyone. John H. Zaugg, The Truth



  88. Our children also must understand why it is important to respect others. They must also understand that fear and pity does not breed real respect. Thornton Bell Sr, ‎Thornton Bell Jr, ‎Donovan Bell
    Children



  89. We treat others with respect because it builds our own self-worth. Lane Pederson, Psy.D., LP, DBTC, DBT Skills
    Self-Worth



  90. My game is to respect myself and respect others. J. J. McMahon, Public Health Nursing
    Helping Others



  91. Not to respect others, and be enriched by them, is soon to lose the power to command their respect. Pamphlets [religious, Sermons]. - Page 14
    Power



  92. Respect is invaluable in human interaction. Regardless of whether you lead only yourself or others, respect makes a difference. J. Marques, Leadership and Mindful Behavior
    Make a Diffrence



  93. Respect the opinion of others. Maintain and defend your own opinions until advances in your own knowledge have replaced them. David O., The Aquarian Alcoholic
    Opinion



  94. Respect others. Demand respect; don’t allow yourself to be disrespected by anyone. Nicoline Ambe, Being Dad
    Father



  95. When you show people kindness and respect, despite petty differences, you are bringing positive vibes into your life and into the lives of others. Jason Scotts, Mental Strength and Positive Attitude
    Kindness Quotes



  96. We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us. Barack Obama
    Inspirational Thoughts



  97. By volunteering and focusing on others you will find yourself at a better place as you will. regain your self-respect and thus the respect of others. Susie Harper, Aging: What Really Matters?
    Helping Others Quotes



  98. We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. Thomas Jefferson
    Quotes About Being Strong



  99. Respect yourself and respect the integrity of others as well. The greatest thing you have is your selfimage, a positive opinion of yourself. You must never let anyone take it from you. Jaime Escalante
    Integrity Quotes



  100. Not all siblings can be best friends, but they can all learn to respect each other and honor their differences. Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings
    Siblings



  101. Love and Respect Quotes




  102. Love is based on respect. Don Miguel Ruiz, ‎Janet Mills, The Mastery of Love
    Love



  103. If we lose our love and self-respect and respect for each other, this is how we will finally die. Maya Angelou
    Love And Life



  104. Respect is a key ingredient in love.
    Short Love



  105. Love without trust is without respect, and if a lover has not respected his fiancée, he will never respect his wife. Mary Elizabeth Wilson Sherwood, Manners and Social Usages
    Love Trust





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