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Respect Quotes

There is a very sleek line of difference between respect and fear and most of us misunderstand fear as respect. Respect is the feeling of honor and esteem that a person develops through his/her deeds and the same one holds for other person, group, nation or organization. Unlike fear, respect is a positive phenomenon and needs to be earned either by portraying a charismatic personality, a higher authority or through noble deeds. These famous value/esteem quotations and sayings will prompt you to try and mold your personality so that it become worthy of respect.

Clint Eastwood

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

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.

Malcolm X

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

Charles Baudelaire

There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create.

Thomas Mann

A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.

William Lyon Phelps

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

James Madison

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.

Billy Graham

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

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Taylor Swift

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

Anton Chekhov

Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

Bill Clinton

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we're gone.

Dr. Seuss

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

Baltasar Gracian

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.

Jill Biden

I have always had a great deal of respect and admiration for Eleanor Roosevelt. She was a true humanitarian and champion of Women's Rights and Civil Rights.

Elton John

I'm not everybody's cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I'm a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don't like it, fair enough. But give me a break.

Sophia Bush

I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence. I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use it more than a pretty face and status.

I have great respect for the past. If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going. I have respect for the past, but I'm a person of the moment. I'm here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I'm at, then I go forward to the next place.

Taylor Swift

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

Laurence Sterne

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

Sandra Day O'Connor

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.

For me, the defender I respect the most is Giorgio Chiellini. He's one of the best defenders in the world. I really like the way he plays football on the pitch, the way he defends. He lives for the game. He transmits a sense of tranquillity to his team-mates. I have always admired his way to play.

Joe Biden

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.'

I think Keira Knightley is amazing, and I've heard also that she is one of the coolest, most down-to-earth, brilliant girls, and I really look up to her in that respect. She's got it all, really, and I think she's made interesting, bold choices in her work.

Charlie McDowell

When my dad walks into a room, he takes over the room, not because he's trying to, but because there's a respect of a lifelong career, and there's an energy coming from him. He is the alpha male in the room.

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Malcolm X

I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.

C. S. Lewis

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.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

If we are not free, no one will respect us.

Wilson Mizner

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

William Lyon Phelps

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

Diana Rigg

If you're earning equal pay to a man, you get respect. It shouldn't be that way, but it is.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

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Eudora Welty

I believe in it, and I trust it too and treasure it above everything, the personal, the personal, the personal! I put my faith in it not only as the source, the ground of meaning in art, in life, but as the meaning itself.

Thomas More

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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.

Shia LaBeouf

You can't buy back your respect; you can't buy back your career. You only get one, so I don't want to mess that up.

Above all, such sports as judo, in my view, teach people to relate to each other. They teach us to respect a partner, teach us to understand that an externally weak partner can not only put up worthy resistance, but, if you relax and take too much for granted, may even win.

LeBron James

When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.

Abbie Hoffman

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.

Tupac Shakur

I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.

Malcolm X

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.

Ronaldo

I love Messi with the ball at his feet: he scores goals and does all the rest, too. But Cristiano's numbers can't be ignored. It's a cruel comparison. Both of them deserve respect.

Audre Lorde

I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself.

Voltaire

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

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Henry James

I adore adverbs; they are the only qualifications I really much respect.

H. L. Mencken

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

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David Attenborough

Steve Irwin did wonderful conservation work but I was uncomfortable about some of his stunts. Even if animals aren't aware that you are not treating them with respect, the viewers are.

Our focus on melanin and people's skins - can't we talk about the diversity of ideology? Can't we look at people for their minds and what they can contribute? And I'd like to see us go more toward a respect for people's ability to contribute, and I actually want to get to a society where we disregard race.

George Santayana

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.

Khabib Nurmagomedov

I don't think about, 'Oh, I'm finally getting my respect,' because I don't care about this.

Joaquin Phoenix

I still think that movies are amazing; I respect actors and directors.

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Albert Camus

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

William Lyon Phelps

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

James Rodriguez

I have a great deal of respect for other clubs and admire the good football they play, but ultimately, Real Madrid are Real Madrid.

Lao Tzu

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

Tony Blair

My faith foundation works to bring about a greater respect and understanding between different faiths. We basically work with six popular religions in the world which are the three Abrahamic religions, Hinduism and Buddhism and Sikhism.

Tom Stoppard

I don't think writers are sacred, but words are. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones in the right order, you can nudge the world a little or make a poem which children will speak for you when you're dead.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

I like children; I like 'em, and I respect 'em. Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by them.

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Tupac Shakur

America wants its respect.

Edgar Watson Howe

One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.

Andre Gide

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

Margaret Mead

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like.

I respect the astute and rigorously unsentimental David Horowitz as one of America's most original and courageous political analysts. He has the true 1960s spirit - audacious and irreverent, yet passionately engaged and committed to social change.

Carl Sandburg

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

Sylvester Stallone

I respect a woman too much to marry her.

I tend to treat everyone like equals. That is my downfall, though, because Oprah is Oprah, and Barack is Barack, and you've gotta come in with a certain level of respect and admiration and love while still having that respect. Look at them - these people are, at this point, royalty. I think I get a little too chummy.

George Soros

Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

When I went to Juventus, I was young, but in training, I had legends like Fabio Cannavaro and Lilian Thuram marking me. I had to work hard to get my respect.

Albert Camus

In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself - limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.

We were told by President Obama that in respect of international trade, we would have to get to the back of the queue - not a position that America normally requires the United Kingdom to be in when it comes to other matters, such as the Iraq War.

You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do.

Everyone at 'CSI' has been so great to work with, and so great in terms of scheduling. There's a real feeling of family on that set... I've grown to have so much respect for the cast and crew - they're been together so many years and still care about the show and each other.

James Baldwin

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.

Maya Angelou

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

Mike Tyson

That's what people respect, the fact that I wasn't a chump that laid on his back and gave up.

Marilyn Monroe

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.

Woodrow Wilson

I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past.

Billie Jean King

If your partner wants to be private, you have to respect that.

Machine Gun Kelly

I respect all grandpas around the world doin' it big.

With respect to the legal justifications or the policies relating to the treatment of detainees, I was not aware of any issues on that or the legal memos that subsequently came out until the summer, sometime in 2004, when there started to be news reports on that.

Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid. But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that.

Patrick Mahomes

I'm not a Packers fan. I just like football. I do respect those guys. You respect great football. I'm a Cowboys fan, or I was a Cowboys fan. You just respect great football.

T. S. Eliot

Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.

If the Democrats want to make an efficacy or merit-based argument with respect to the Electoral College, then by all means make it. It ought to be based in history and fact not fanciful revisionist history, and it should be made not just during an election year because of discontent with the electoral outcome.

Emma Watson

I would love to persuade Christopher Bailey to get even just a section of Burberry that's, like, organic or free trade. I love him, he's a very good person and an amazing designer, and I have a lot of respect and time for him.

John Stuart Mill

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.

Simone Weil

More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.

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Confucius

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

Ambrose Bierce

We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Ask an older person you respect to tell you his or her greatest regret.

Rita Rudner

Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be.

In religious and in secular affairs, the more fervent beliefs attract followers. If you are a moderate in any respect - if you're a moderate on abortion, if you're a moderate on gun control, or if you're a moderate in your religious faith - it doesn't evolve into a crusade where you're either right or wrong, good or bad, with us or against us.

Brett Kavanaugh

As a judge, I have always treated colleagues and litigants with the utmost respect.

Aristotle

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.

Samuel Johnson

Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.

Sushant Singh Rajput

Theatre is a must for actors. They should try it at least once. It makes you disciplined, teaches you to respect your work, and boosts your confidence as an actor.