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34 Respect Quotes

Respect is the cornerstone of harmonious human interaction, a universal language that transcends borders and cultures. It’s a simple yet profound concept that reminds us to honor the inherent worth of every individual. As the saying goes, “Treat others as you wish to be treated.” This golden rule encapsulates the essence of respect, encouraging empathy and kindness in our actions. Another timeless adage reminds us that “Respect is earned, not given.” It underscores the importance of mutual appreciation and consideration in building trust and rapport. In a world filled with diversity, respect bridges differences and fosters unity, making it a virtue to cherish and uphold.

Respect Quotes

Respect Quotes



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

-Lao Tzu



2. ”Respect yourself and others will respect you.”




3. “Men are respectable only as they respect.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson



4. ”They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.”

-Mahatma Gandhi



5. “Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.”

-Albert Einstein



6. “Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.”

-R.G. Risch



7. “When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title.”

-Criss Jami



8. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

-Dr. Seuss



9. “Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: giving it and receiving it.”

-Edmond Mbiaka



10. “Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth.”

-Gary Chapman



11. “If you live what you believe, you will always have the respect of others.”

-Dale Murphy



12. “The only respect you should have is the one you earn.”

-Stellan Skarsgard



13. “As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.”

-Robert Schuller



14. “Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.”

-Don Miguel Ruiz



15. “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



16. “Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.”

-Philip James Bailey



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




18. “All sides must learn to respect one another.”

-Reuven Rivlin



19. “This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have.”

-Mitch Albom



20. “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.”

-Bruce Lee



21. “I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.”

-Scott Caan



22. “Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.”

-Baltasar Gracian



23. “I’ve been in enough positions to respect people with different views.”

-Condoleezza Rice



24. “Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.”




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

-Maya Angelou



26. “Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.”

-Kiana Tom



27. “You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are.”

-Amber Heard



28. “The only thing I command is respect.”

-Kyrie Irving



29. “I don’t wait for people to give me respect. I always give them respect.”

-Mariano Rivera



30. “A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.”



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

-Albert Einstein



32. “I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.”

-Herbert H. Lehman



33. “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.”

-Julius Erving



34. “Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.”

-Mona Sutphen