Respect Quotes & Sayings

Respect Quotes and Sayings: Respect is earned, and when you show respect to others you also get respect in return.

When you show respect to other people it goes a very long way.

Today we are going to look a collection of respect quotes, quotes for respect and respect sayings. These inspirational quotes will inspire you in many ways.

Respect Quotes

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect. – Mona Sutphen

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

Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but a reflection of yours. – Anonymous

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 begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth. – Gary Chapman

A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness. – African proverb

People crave for more respect than love, because they expect love only from few people but they want respect from everyone. – Amit Kalantri

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

Respect at the cost of others is disrespect in effect. – Muhammad Tariq Majeed

Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. – Eldridge Cleaver

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die. – Maya Angelou

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

Respect yourself and others will respect you. – Confucius

Respect has nothing to do with who is right and who is wrong. It has to do with allowing space for someone else’s opinion. – Jackie Viramontez

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

Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it. – R.G. Risch

Quotes for Respect

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.  – William J. H. Boetcker

If you live what you believe, you will always have the respect of others. – Dale Murphy

If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us. – Vishwas Chavan

The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences. – Comic Strip Mama

Respect a man, he will do the more. – James Howell

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

They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. – Mahatma Gandhi

Have a big enough heart to love unconditionally, and a broad enough mind to embrace the differences that make each of us unique. – D. B. Harrop

Men are respectable only as they respect. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you. – Lao-Tzu

Respecting someone indicate the quality of your personality. – Mohammad Rishad Sakhi

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. – Bryant H. McGill

Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: giving it and receiving it. – Edmond Mbiaka

We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other. – Malala Yousafzai

It is not grey hair that makes one respectable but character. – Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. – Baltasar Gracian

True humility is intelligent self-respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. – Ralph W. Sockman

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham

There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m too happy being myself. – James D’arcy

Respect Sayings

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

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

To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. – Bono

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him. – William Lyon Phelps

Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be. – Leo Tolstoy

Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Thomas Paine

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

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. – Herbert H. Lehman

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. – Albert Camus

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

A person’s a person, no matter how small. – Dr. Seuss

Best Respect Quotes

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

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. – Albert Einstein

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others. – Robert Schuller

I don’t wait for people to give me respect. I always give them respect. – Mariano Rivera

When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title. – Criss Jami

This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have. – Mitch Albom

You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are. – Amber Heard

Respect for another man’s opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being. – Sargent Shriver

The only respect you should have is the one you earn. – Stellan Skarsgard

The only thing I command is respect. – Kyrie Irving

With me, what you see is what you get. I try to treat everyone with respect. – Dustin Johnson

Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love. – Don Miguel Ruiz