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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.

The Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals. But the Court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the choices made by the American people.

Katy Perry

I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease.

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.

John Cena

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

Malcolm X

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

Blake Lively

I've been so lucky to work with such great people: people that are such hard workers and have such a respect and appreciation for one another.

All the actors I respect, especially old-Hollywood actors, the reason I think so many of them have had long careers is that there is a sort of mystery about them. You don't know what they do on Friday nights when they go home from work. You have no clue. You have this sort of fantasy about them.

Tulsi Gabbard

Finding common ground means reaching out with respect and aloha - despite the issues that divide us, despite the hurt, despite the fear - and recognize what unites us as human beings.

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.

Sofia Vergara

I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness.

Amber Heard

You can't respect yourself if you're afraid to be who you are.

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.

Selena

When I am singing, I believe that if I respect the public, then they will respect me, and I know it. It's noticeable.

I'll fight you, and I'll have respect at the end. If you win, I have respect; if I win, I expect respect, Ray Mercer, man, I don't want to mention this guy's name anymore. He gets no respect from me. He was not professional, and he showed poor sportsmanship.

Meryl Streep

Grace, respect, reserve, and empathetic listening are qualities sorely missing from the public discourse now.

Brian Austin Green

Somebody who's really comfortable with who she is and doesn't care what other people think. I like women who are really strong and were brought up to be comfortable with themselves and respect themselves.

Rami Malek

'Twilight' fans are different. They're very civil with one another. It's a respect because they're all in this together and they all appreciate the same things.

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Ben Roethlisberger

Leadership is something you earn, something you're chosen for. You can't come in yelling, 'I'm your leader!' If it happens, it's because the other guys respect you.

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.

Harry Styles

I grew up with just my mum and sister, so I respect women a lot.

Neil Gorsuch

I consider the United States Senate the greatest deliberative body in the world, and I respect the important role the Constitution affords it in the confirmation of our judges.

Steve Nash

You should be able to voice your opinion and respect the voice of the other side. You should be willing to educate yourself and know what it is you're dealing with.

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.

Mark Ruffalo

I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.

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Anderson Silva

I respect my fans.

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.

Hugh Jackman

To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me - not success.

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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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Harry Styles

A lot of the time, the way it's portrayed is that I only see women in a sexual way. But I grew up with just my mum and sister, so I respect women a lot.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.

Malcolm X

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

Jackie Robinson

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

Stellan Skarsgard

I do believe in humanism, and I believe that we should treat each other with respect and care and look after each other. All human beings should have an equal chance to survive in society, and inequality is a big problem in society.

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.

Emmanuel Macron

I am attached to a strict approach to Brexit: I respect the British vote, but the worst thing would be a sort of weak E.U. vis-a-vis the British.

I'm the one person who wears the words 'hustle, loyalty, respect' on my T-shirts and merchandise. My audience is children. It's very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt; it's even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, 'I watch you with my kid. Keep doing what you're doing. You're a role model for my son.'

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.

Elena Kagan

If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court.

Undertaker certainly is a cornerstone of WWE, and just as I say to myself that I really would have liked to been able to get to know and certainly get in the ring with Andre the Giant, just because of all the respect and folklore that went around with Andre, I think The Undertaker has that same sort of respect and folklore around him.

Daniel Radcliffe

I'm an atheist, but I'm very relaxed about it. I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do.

I want to establish a wide range and play all kinds of parts. It's that sort of acting career I really respect. I like to turn a sharp left from whatever I've done before because that keeps me awake. That's why I want to be an actor - I don't want to play endless variations on one character.

Timothy Olyphant

Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person.

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.

Neil Gorsuch

I respect, too, the fact that in our legal order it is for Congress and not the courts to write new laws. It is the role of judges to apply, not alter, the work of the people's representatives.

Mark Wahlberg

He's a legend and I respect his work, so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set. He was nice but I think he lied a little. He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me, but I don't believe it.

My goal is to get another 30 years out of this business. So I need to figure out the fuel to do that. And so far, I think it's respect and quality and company, not celebrity or box office or stardom. It's not a sprinter's approach. It's more like a long-distance thing. You can stick around a lot longer if you kind of slow-play it.

Neymar

I respect his decisions, but football without Messi is not football. It is very hard to imagine football without him.

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.

A. R. Rahman

If you respect a language and culture, it shows in your work.

Tucker Carlson

American officials have bent over backwards to show how sensitive they are to Muslim culture. It didn't seem very effective. They seem to be worried about winning the respect of other people.

Hugh Jackman

As you get older you have more respect and empathy for your parents. Now I have a great relationship with both of them.

Carroll Shelby

The Cobra is my personal favorite car. The original 289 Cobra is the car I respect the most. I like to drive the 289 better than the 427.

Anderson Silva

I'm an athlete who took the sport to another level. I don't get or ever got the respect from people.

Let me start by saying I wish no country had the need for an army. But in Israel, serving is part of being an Israeli. You've got to give back to the state. You give two or three years, and it's not about you. You give your freedom away. You learn discipline and 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.

It's a matter of invitations versus context. Twitter is really good at providing context, like, I'm having coffee at Third Rail Coffee.' Foursquare is about invitations to places. In this respect Foursquare has started to replace Yelp for me.

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Kids should feel afraid of 'Doctor Who.' All the adults I've talked to remember fondly being afraid when they were kids. That's part of the reason they remember it and love it. And if you're afraid in a controlled way, you sort of appreciate fear in some respect.

Working with Chiranjeevi sir, I realized the professionalism and attitude they used work with. It's just so contagious. When such a personality is doing that, everyone around, too, would do that out of respect. Work was far more efficient, smoother.

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.

Jenny McCarthy

You totally value and respect your body as you get older.

Samara Weaving

I really respect versatile actors, so I'd really like to throw myself in the deep end.

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.

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James Brown

Like Christ said, love thee one another. I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and be appreciative and thankful for what I had.

Samuel L. Jackson

I'm not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.

Anderson Silva

I was really disappointed with the lack of respect from the UFC towards Brazilian athletes.

Mark Wahlberg

Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.

B. R. Ambedkar

Democracy is not merely a form of government. It is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. It is essentially an attitude of respect and reverence towards fellow men.

Mitt Romney

We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure.

Jack Whitehall

I think people respect honesty rather than hiding it.