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125 Famous Short Quotes about Respect [with Images]

Here are the 125 most famous short quotes and sayings of all time about respect.

“All sides must learn to respect one another.”
Reuven Rivlin

Reuven Rivlin Quote

“The only thing I command is respect.”
Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving Quote

“I can be hurt only by people I respect.”
Mary Balogh

Mary Balogh Quote

“Self-respect knows no considerations.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Quote

“Respect the burden.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte Quote

“If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.”
William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Quote

“Men are respectable only as they respect.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

“Awe and respect are two different things.”
Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed Quote

“Respect yourself above all.”

Pythagoras Quote

“I was wrong, builds more respect than ‘I told you so.'”
Dan Rockwell

Dan Rockwell Quote

“I could never love where I could not respect.”
Charlotte Elizabeth

Charlotte Elizabeth Quote

“Respect is how to treat everyone.”
Richard Branson

Richard Branson Quote

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

James Howell Quote

“Respect out of fear is no respect.”
M.K. Soni

MK Soni Quote

“It is mutual respect which makes friendship lasting.”
John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman Quote

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

Dr Seuss Quote

“Disrespect is the weapon of the weak.”
Alice Miller

Alice Miller Quote

“Women absolutely deserve respect.”
Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Quote

“Happiness is no respecter of persons.”
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry Quote

“Respect for the rights of others means peace.”
Benito Juarez

Benito Juarez Quote

“Show respect to all people and grovel to none.”
Chief Tecumseh

Chief Tecumseh Quote

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.”

Confucius Quote

“Since when was genius found respectable?”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Quote

“Once you take care of people, people respect you.”
George Weah

George Weah Quote

“Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.”
Philip James Bailey

Philip James Bailey Quote

“Respect and fear are two different things.”
Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley Quote

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

Bruce Lee Quote

“Disrespect invites disrespect.”
Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep Quote

“I’d rather be respected than loved.”
Eli Broad

Eli Broad Quote

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

Andre Gide Quote

“Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect.”
Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao Quote

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

Don Miguel Ruiz Quote

“Respect depicts acceptance while disrespect is rejection.”
Fawad Afzal Khan

Fawad Afzal Khan Quote

“Where there’s no mutual respect, there’s trouble.”
Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie Quote

“I respect a woman too much to marry her.”
Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone Quote

“Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.”
John Herschell

John Herschell Quote

“I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.”
Jack Ma

Jack Ma Quote

“If we are not free, no one will respect us.”
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam Quote

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

Muhammad Tariq Majeed Quote

“In the end, those who demean others only disrespect themselves.”
D.B. Harrop

“The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Mutual respect is the foundation of genuine harmony.”
Dalai Lama

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

“Mutual respect! That’s what it takes to be friends.”
Hugo Chavez

“Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”
Roy T. Bennett

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

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

“Respect is for those who deserve not for those who demand it.”
Paulo Coelho

“Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it.”

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

“Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”
Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

“Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.”
Baltasar Gracian

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

“Those who disrespect you with their mouth don’t deserve your ear.”
Curtis Tyrone Jones

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“The right to be respected is won by respecting others.”
Vasyl Sukhomlynsky

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

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

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

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

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

“There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.”
Henri Amiel

“Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?”
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.”
Lakhdar Brahimi

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

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

“We don’t have to like each other. We just need to respect each other.”
Izey Victoria Odiase

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

“Treat others with respect and others will respect you.”
Anthony Douglas Williams

“Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.”
Luther Campbell

“Self-respect is the great thing to be always worked for and desired.”
Joseph G. Eastland

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

“We can really respect a man only if he doesn’t always look out for himself.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.”
George Bancroft

“Respected, I almost want to be revered, that’s what I’m chasing.”
Shia LaBeouf

“I respect people and expect that kind of respect back.”
Dennis Franz

“I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

“There’s not enough time to be disrespecting…Life is too short.”
Mary J. Blige

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

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.”
Dalai Lama

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

“I believe no matter who you are, respect yourself, respect others.”
Mo Farah

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

“Respect is one of the most important things you can teach a child.”
Catherine Pulsifer

“My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.”
Milo Ventimiglia

“What women want is what men want. They want respect.”
Marilyn Vos Savant

“If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.”
Louis D. Brandeis

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

“But the idea of respect is more than just being polite.”
Bruce Glassman

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

“Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.”
Gamaliel Bailey

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

“If you are not being treated with respect, don’t be a doormat.”
Robert Rain

“Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Honor and respect all religions equally.”
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“We must express ourselves in ways that demonstrate our respect for others.”
Stephen Carter

“Always respect another’s opinion and another’s point of view.”
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“If we can’t laugh at ourselves, do we have the right to laugh at others?”
C.H. Hamel

“The secret of education is respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Acting with speed will garner you respect, awe, and irresistible momentum.”
Robert Greene

“If you don’t stand for something, how can anyone respect what you do?”
Miranda Lambert

“Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.”
U. Thant

“My approach is that you have to earn the respect of people you work with.”
Mark Pincus

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.”
Carl Gustav Jung

“Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“Another important aspect of our home was respect for ideas.”
Robert B. Laughlin

“If you don’t feel respected, you won’t be engaged in your work.”
Linda Hill

“Love is about mutual respect, apart from attraction.”
George Best

“Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.”
Albert Schweitzer

“Our own heart, and not other men’s opinion forms our true honor.”
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.”
Winston Churchill

“Respecting others’ opinions doesn’t mean being untrue to our own.”
P.M. Forni

“Respecting someone indicates the quality of your personality.”
Mohammad Rishad Sakhi

“I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.”
Rita Mae Brown

“Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.”
Orhan Pamuk

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

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

“To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.”

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