30 Inspiring Respect Quotes

As young people, we are taught to respect our elders. Kids follow instructions blindly, but when we grow older we realize the importance of respect in our lives. Without respect, humans lack the dignity to live a prosperous life. Respect is also earned rather than getting for free. People that are regarded as the most successful individuals in our societies command great amount of respect. When someone forces others to respect him or her, than they will not get the proper amount of authentic respect that they deserve. It comes naturally and we are receptive and warm to people who are respected in our societies.

Someone who invokes a feeling of deep admiration or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements is a wonderful feeling to experience. It is a positive and warm feeling that reinforces our familial as well as professional bonds of relationships. Respect is the glue that holds our relationships tightly together. We should learn the ways to be respectful and we should also know what to do when somebody isn’t respectful towards us. The sense of worth or personal value that we attach to someone is something that we hold dearly to our lives. Respect is an overall evaluation that we give someone based on many different factors.

  1. “It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration, and respect.” – Hermann Hesse
  2. “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee
  3. “Men are respectable only as they respect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  4. “If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” – Maya Angelou
  5. “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.” – Julius Erving
  6. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” – Albert Einstein

  7. “How people treat you with their karma. How you react is yours.” – Wayne W. Dyer
  8. “Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.” – Roy T. Bennett
  9. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill

  10. “He who loves others is constantly loved by them. He who respects others is constantly respected by them.” – Mencius
  11. “As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.” – Stockwell Day, Jr.

  12. “To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not success.” – Hugh Jackman
  13. “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.” – Mother Teresa
  14. “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.” – Michelle Obama

  15. “We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.” – Hunter S. Thompson
  16. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” – Laurence Sterne
  17. “Respect is how to treat everyone.” – Richard Branson

  18. “Respect a man, he will do the more.” – James Howell
  19. “If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” – Maya Angelou
  20. “We are all equal in the fact that we are all different. We are all the same in the fact that we will never be the same. We are united by the reality that all colours and all cultures are distinct and individual. We are harmonious in the reality that we are all held to this earth by the same gravity. We don’t share blood, but we share the air that keeps us alive.” – C. JoyBell C.

  21. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  22. “Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.” – Frank Herbert
  23. “Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.” – Norman Cousins

  24. “If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  25. “Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.” – Tecumseh

  26. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss
  27. “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

  28. “Self-respect knows no considerations.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  29. “Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.” – Albert Schweitzer
  30. “The respect of others is important. Self-respect is vital.” – Maxime Lagacé

Rashed Miah
My name is Rashed Miah, I am the CEO and founder of THE RICH GETS RICHER. This website was founded in October 2018. I am very passionate to talk about success, I followed my passion and decided to express my knowledge of success to the world through this website. For all individuals who visits this site, my overall aim is to motivate them about their life, also to help them financially, spiritually, mentally and physically when it comes to success and achieving big goals and dreams.
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