Respect - Quotes & Sayings

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Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

Bruce Lee

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.

Paulo Coelho

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

Maya Angelou

Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.

Mona Sutphen

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

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

Bryant H. McGill

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

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

Billy Graham

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.

Laurence Sterne

Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.

Ezra Taft Benson

We don't need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.

Taylor Swift

We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It's our basic human right.

Aretha Franklin

Football is a great deal like life in that it teaches that work, sacrifice, perseverance, competitive drive, selflessness and respect for authority is the price that each and every one of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Vince Lombardi

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.

Dalai Lama

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

Michael Jordan

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

Clint Eastwood

Be kind, don't judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.

Jasmine Guinness

Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.

Robin S. Sharma

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

Louis D. Brandeis

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.

Henri Frederic Amiel

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

Jackie Robinson

Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.

Orhan Pamuk

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

Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition.

John Cena

I am a doctor - it's a profession that may be considered a special mission, a devotion. It calls for involvement, respect and willingness to help all other people.

Ewa Kopacz

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

C. S. Lewis

I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.

Ranbir Kapoor

Respect your parents. What they tell you is true. Hard work, dedication and faith will get you anything. Imagination will drive itself. You can get anything you want, but you have to have faith behind all your ideas. Stick to your goals and have an undying faith.

Russell Simmons

Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.

Stephen Covey

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

Confucius

Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.

James H. Douglas, Jr.

I accept you, and you get the same respect from me whether you are black, white, gay straight, Asian, bisexual, Australian, tall, fat, whatever it is. We are all people, and I look at the people of the world the same way, as my brothers and sisters.

Nash Grier

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call 'global challenges,' which require global solidarity.

Ban Ki-moon

One thing I've learned through all the ups and downs is that if you're doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they're on your side, you're doing something right.

Hope Solo

I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.

Taylor Swift

Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.

Kiana Tom

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

Abraham Joshua Heschel

Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.

Holly Branson

I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don't have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else?

Shailene Woodley

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

Lao Tzu

I call horses 'divine mirrors' - they reflect back the emotions you put in. If you put in love and respect and kindness and curiosity, the horse will return that.

Allan Hamilton

As you get older, you grow and mature, and that should never stop. As soon as you stop growing, you're done living. I'll always be growing, forever learning, forever taking in advice from people I deeply respect.

Odell Beckham, Jr.

A person's a person, no matter how small.

Dr. Seuss

I respect all religions, but I'm not a deeply religious person. But I try and live life in the right way, respecting other people. I wasn't brought up in a religious way, but I believe there's something out there that looks after you.

David Beckham

Different people have different opinions, and it's okay to respect all of them.

Juan Pablo Galavis

We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.

George Santayana

Find your self-respect now. Don't dumb yourselves down. Think of yourself as capable and worthy of finding a guy who is going to respect you, too. It's so important, I mean, and the confidence you get from feeling smart and tackling something like mathematics, which is a challenge, right? Math is hard.

Danica McKellar

I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong, than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.

Malcolm X

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.

Summer Altice