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85 Famous Respect Quotes And Respect Others Quotes With Images


Respect quotes remind us to be grateful of those whom we admire. We admire the people who we consider worthy because of their good qualities. These people are impressive for many reasons. They can be in a position of authority like a cop, or a teacher, or an older person. One should always honor the people who have valuable qualities. Holding such people in high esteem is the way to show your gratitude towards the services they provided for other people. It is also a famous saying that to have respect one must give it first. We cannot expect others to respect our wishes and rights when we neglect their rights and wishes. Respect is a mutual thing. It is a two way road in which all parties must participate equally.

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

“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

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

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“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.”
Stieg Larsson

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
Roy T. Bennett – Respect Quotes

“Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.”
Roy T. Bennett

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“Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.”
Roy T. Bennett

“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”
Winston S. Churchill

“How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”
Steve Maraboli

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“Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“Youth is wasted on the young.”
George Bernard Shaw

“I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.”
Robert Michaels – Respect Quotes

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“Respect yourself and others will respect you.”

“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

“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

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“The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.”
Steve Hall – Respect Quotes

“If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

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“A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect.”
William Paul Young

“Love is honesty. Love is a mutual respect for one another.”
Simone Elkeles

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“I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”
Mahatma Gandhi – Respect Quotes

“I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.”
Amit Kalantri

“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

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“Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity.”
Santosh Kalwar

“If you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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“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 – Respect Quotes

“What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.”
Robert F. Kennedy

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

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“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

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

“It’s not so much the journey that’s important; as is the way that we treat those we encounter and those around us, along the way.”
Jeremy Aldana

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“Sorrow spares no one, and scars respect no person.”
Sherrilyn Kenyon

“You are evidence of your mother’s strength, especially if you are a rebellious knucklehead and regardless she has always maintained her sanity.”
Criss Jami

“The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.”
William Hazlitt

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“There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Anyone who teaches me deserves my respect, honoring and attention.”
Sonia Rumzi – Respect Quotes

“Whether we wound or are wounded, the blood that flows is red.”

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“Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.”
Ray A. Davis

“He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.”
André Gide

“When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself.”
Mark Twain

“One cannot have any respect or regard for men who take the position of the reformer and then refuse to see the logical consequences of that position, let alone following them out in action.”
B.R. Ambedkar
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“Men didn’t respect beauty…they used it.”
Nora Roberts

“How strange is man that when he is afraid of something he runs away from it, but when he is afraid of Allah, he gets closer to Him.”
Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S

“Two people can only live as one when each is prepared to give and receive trust and understanding. Above that lies respect. Without respect for how the other feels, no marriage is worthwhile.”
Helen Hollick – Respect Quotes

“When someone respects you, s/he confronts you in private before taking you in public and/or stabbing in the back and backbiting you.”
Assegid Habtewold
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“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

“You demand respect and you’ll get it. First of all, you give respect.”
Mary J. Blige

“I respect you as a person too much to respect your ridiculous beliefs.”
Johann Hari

“If she does not respect you, she will replace you.”
Habeeb Akande
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“The secret of a happy life is respect. Respect for yourself and respect for others.”
Ayad Akhtar

“If we cant laugh at ourselves, do we have the right to laugh at others?”
C.H. Hamel

“Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives.”
Amit Ray – Respect Quotes

“Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others.”
Amy Leigh Mercree

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

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

“We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living.”

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

“Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.”
Jane Austen

“Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.”
Robert K. Greenleaf

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“If I were to vote, I would intentionally vote for the goofiest candidate. It is my theory that when the people can outwit the leader, the more respected their voices will be.”
Criss Jami

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

“Respectful communication under conflict or opposition is an essential and truly awe-inspiring ability.”
Bryant McGill

“Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected – that is essential.”
Anna Gould – Respect Quotes

“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

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