Please find below a curated list of 716 of The Best Respect Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Respect Quotes that resonate.
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention. But you have to get there.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say ‘no’ to oneself.
Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.
Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there is
no reason to continue.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Much harm has been done in the name of love, but no harm can be done in the name of respect.
Where we fall are the stepping-stones for our journey.
Confident Assured Posture: Foundation of Powerful Style
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority; you have none.
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.
If I diminish you, I diminish myself
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.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is the hardest thing to close the open hand of someone you love.
Neither we, nor any other people, will ever be respected till we respect ourselves and we will never respect ourselves till we have the means to live respectfully.
Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
We must never so thoroughly disrespect someone that they are beyond the pale and, therefore, have no possibility of being changed.
Knowledge earns you power, character earns you respect.
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 breaking of bread.
Admiration is a very short lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it still be fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
Merit rather enforces respect than attracts fondness.
If you have a right to respect, that means other people don’t have a right to their own opinions.
Do we maintain respect for the rule of law or do we return to the law of the jungle by surrendering to the whims of an outlaw bully?
I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT…Goodbye.
Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don’t have trust, the friendship will crumble.
Put some respect on my fucking name!
We just want our respect. Rob wants his respect. Coach Vogel wants his respect. The organization wants their respect. Laker Nation wants their respect. And I want my damn respect too.