Respect Quotes

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
– Edward Gibbon
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
– Andre Gide
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
– Baltasar Gracian
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
– Billy Graham
Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
– Amy Grant
When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.
– John Gray
Respect...is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.
– Annie Gottlieb
Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect.
– Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect.
– Walter Hagen
Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day.
– Tom Hanks
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
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
– William Hazlitt
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
– Herbert Hoover
We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority.
– King Hussein
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
– Juvenal
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
– Abdul Kalam
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.
– Rose Kennedy
You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.
– Edward Koch
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
– Milan Kundera