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Here are respect quotes and sayings that are inspirational and will make you think. When an inspirational quote is needed for a special occasion or to spark an exchange of values, then feel free to delve into these famous quotes and sayings and use them.
related - quotes about trust. . . quotes about manners. . . quotes on communities. . . quotes about verterans. Respect is an interesting attribute that can not be purchased although some certainly have tried in many walks of life. We hope you enjoy these inspirational quotes on respect.

"In my day, we didn't have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned." Jane Haddam

"He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal." E. M. Forster

"Being courteous to others is not only respectful to others, but it directly reflects on you as a person. It means putting yourself in the other persons shoes instead of thinking of yourself first." M Grossman

"If you have no respect for your own values how can you be worthy of respect from others." Byron Pulsifer

"A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself." Axel Munthe

"Respect is not something that you can ask for, buy or borrow. Respect is what you earn from each person no matter their background or status." Byron Pulsifer

"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." Frederick Douglass

"If one is estranged from oneself, then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others." Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Self-confidence and self-esteem are also important factors to make a man respectable. If you do not like your own self, or your life or the way you're living your life, then people will not regard you as respectable either." George Wood

"They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them." Mahatma Gandhi

"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

"The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search." Nathaniel Branden

"Respect and trust can never be taken for granted. They are attributes that have to be proven. They are also directly reciprocal to the behaviour of others." Elaine Sihera

"The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude." Arnold H. Glasgow

"When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us." Native American Proverb


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"I respect people and expect that kind of respect back." Dennis Franz

"If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself. Spanish Proverb

"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

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

"People respect you because they feel you've survived hard times and endured, and although you've become famous, you haven't become phony." >Marilyn Monroe

"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." Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized." Albert Einstein

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." Nelson Mandela

"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof." Richard Bach

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

"May your neighbors respect you, troubles neglect you, the angels protect you, and Heaven accept you." Irish Saying

"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

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living." Davy Crockett

The American city should be a collection of communities where every member has a right to belong. It should be a place where every man feels safe on his streets and in the house of his friends. It should be a place where each individual's dignity and self-respect is strengthened by the respect and affection of his neighbors. It should be a place where each of us can find the satisfaction and warmth which comes from being a member of the community of man. This is what man sought at the dawn of civilization. It is what we seek today. L.B. Johnson

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. It cannot be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when we suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the beautiful, we have served it; knowing the truth we have spoken it. Whitney Griswold

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. William J.H. Boet

"I did learn that it was the greatest thing in the world to respect yourself. Respect other people." Little Milton

"Respect yourself and others will respect you." Confucius

"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law." Martin Luther King

"But really, we also need to learn how to love one another as women. How to appreciate and respect each other." Chaka Khan

"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law." Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough." Gail Sheehy

"I have a rule on my team: when we talk to one another, we look each other right in the eye, because I think it's tough to lie to somebody. You give respect to somebody. " Mike Krzyzewski

"The individual woman is required... a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition." Jeannette Rankin

"Respect is one of the most important things you can teach a child. C. Pulsifer

"Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now." Frank Lloyd Wright

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

"Respect requires empathy, the capacity to anticipate and understand the feelings of others. It requires consideration." Deborah Norville, The Power of Respect

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