Quotes On Respect

“I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“If I made a commitment, I stood by that commitment – and try to make it real. Because when you become leaders, the most important thing you have is your word, your trust. That’s where respect comes from.” — Michelle Obama

“We have to work on treating ourselves like we would treat our friends.” — Sheryl Sandberg

“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 yourself above all.” — Pythagoras

“Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.” — Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

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

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

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

“Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

 “If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Disrespect invites disrespect.” — Meryl Streep

“If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Abraham Lincoln

“The goal is not to be liked, it’s to be respected.” — Unknown

“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

“If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.”-John W. Gardner

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

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

“It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration, and respect.”-Hermann Hesse

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

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

“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.”-Jackie Robinson

“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

“He who loves others is constantly loved by them. He who respects others is constantly respected by them.”-Mencius

“How people treat you with their karma. How you react is yours.”-Wayne W. Dyer

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

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

“As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.”-Stockwell Day, Jr.

“My father used to have an expression. He’d say, ‘Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity. It’s about respect. It’s about your place in your community.’”-Joe Biden

“There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.”-Mother Teresa

“We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.”-Michelle Obama

“Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.”-Malcolm X

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

“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

“To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not success.”-Hugh Jackman

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