Respect Quotes


When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
– Lao Tzu
Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
– Tim Allen
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
The only thing I believe is this: A player does not have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager. All he has to do is obey the rules.
– Sparky Anderson
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.
– Maya Angelou
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
– Maya Angelou
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
– Aristotle
We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
– Mahmoud Abbas
Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it.
– Karen Allen
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
– Richard Bach
To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
– James A. Baldwin
By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
– George Bancroft
The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
– Henry Ward Beecher
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
– Ambrose Bierce
To retain respect for sausages and laws, one must not watch them in the making.
– Otto von Bismarck
Respect the burden.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
– Bono
Status anxiety definitely exists at a political level. Many Iraqis were annoyed with the US essentially for reasons of status: for not showing them respect, for humiliating them.
– Alain de Botton
The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil.
– Alain de Botton
More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
– Barbara Boxer