98 Inspirational Respect Quotes and Sayings

Inspirational Respect Quotes and Sayings

Looking for the best respect quotes? We’ve compiled a list of inspirational quotes and sayings about respect. May these respect quotes with beautiful images can inspire you to respect yourself and others.

98 Inspirational Respect Quotes and Sayings

  1. Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power. Clint EastwoodRespect Quotes and Sayings 1

  2. My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other. Rick Wakeman

  3. A bass player has to think and play like a bass player. A drummer has to play and think like a drummer, and stay out of the way of the vocalist. The guitar player has to respect everybody else. Hunter Hayes

  4. The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise – and to the best in benefits and medical care. Sue Kelly

  5. A constructive approach to diplomacy doesn’t mean relinquishing one’s rights. It means engaging with one’s counterparts, on the basis of equal footing and mutual respect, to address shared concerns and achieve shared objectives. Hassan Rouhani

  6. 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

  7. I accept you, and you get the same respect from me whether you are black, white, gay straight, Asian, bisexual, Australian, tall, fat, whatever it is. We are all people, and I look at the people of the world the same way, as my brothers and sisters. Nash Grier

  8. I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. Edward Gibbon

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

  10. I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being. Jackie RobinsonRespect Quotes and Sayings 2

  11. To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono

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

  13. It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence, to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible, made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients. Ivan Pavlov

  14. Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the ability to ponder ourselves? and be aware of our existence on the outer arm of a spiral galaxy in an immeasurable ocean of stars? Cognizance is our crest. Vanna Bonta

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  15. 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

  16. The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. Michael Jordan

  17. 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

  18. Give your dog or cat respect, patience, understanding and love. And if you just change to one vegetarian day a week, that’s a wonderful step that will save animal lives. It means you have chosen something kind instead of something cruel. Ingrid Newkirk

  19. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill

  20. Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up. Ezra Taft Benson

  21. Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect. Stephen CoveyRespect Quotes and Sayings 3

  22. 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. C. S. Lewis

  23. Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker. Lisa Ling

  24. If people who cherish freedom, who know the importance of mutual respect and are aware of the imperative necessity to establish a constructive and critical debate, if these people are not ready to speak out, to be more committed and visible, then we can expect sad, painful tomorrows. The choice is ours. Tariq Ramadan

  25. The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. Bill Frist

  26. Like, I get along with everybody. I respect everybody, but at the same time, I carry myself with an aura that demands respect, too. Lil’ Kim

  27. I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me. Richard Bach

  28. One thing I’ve learned through all the ups and downs is that if you’re doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they’re on your side, you’re doing something right. Hope Solo

  29. I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature. Paulo Coelho

  30. A great chef is an artist that I truly respect. Robert Stack

  31. In the early 1940s, as a young teenager, I was utterly appalled by the racist and jingoist hysteria of the anti-Japanese propaganda. The Germans were evil, but treated with some respect: They were, after all, blond Aryan types, just like our imaginary self-image. Japanese were mere vermin, to be crushed like ants. Noam Chomsky

  32. To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect. Beth MooreRespect Quotes and Sayings 4

  33. Collaboration is just, really, a group of people getting in a room with their eye on a very similar prize and wanting to come out with the same show. The director, ultimately, is the guy in front of whom the buck stops. So, he has to have the courage to prevail. But, he has got to have a huge amount of respect for his collaborators. Harold Prince

  34. Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi

  35. There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they’re entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration. John Edwards

  36. To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves – there lies the great, singular power of self-respect. Joan Didion

  37. My friendships and relationships in the conservative world are not predicated on political correctness and enforced conformity of thought. They are based, instead, on mutual respect, honesty and understanding – concepts many modern liberals should consider revisiting. Tammy Bruce

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  38. I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation’s Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out. Karl Malone

  39. We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other. Malala Yousafzai

  40. Stand-up don’t get no respect – it’s the hardest thing to do in show business. You don’t have no band and there’s no music. Tracy MorganRespect Quotes and Sayings 5

  41. We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. Aldo Leopold

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

  43. You can have a certain arrogance, and I think that’s fine, but what you should never lose is the respect for the others. Steffi Graf

  44. If someone lacked decency or respect, I didn’t allow that person to stay in my world. Gabrielle Union

  45. Flame mails and offensive Internet activities are not classy. It doesn’t fit with our culture here, where we respect the gender, race, opinions, ear-lobe apparel and choice of clothing of all employees. David Duffield

  46. Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation. Jasmine Guinness

  47. On one side, citizens have great respect for the United States; they have a great feeling of friendship. That is solid. But in the opposition and in the political arena I often find criticism of the closeness of relations with the United States. That is a reality. Vicente Fox

  48. The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around. Renee Olstead

  49. In the end, I think the majority of Romanian society will understand that if we respect environmental protection standards, if we have benefits in taxes, royalties, jobs, we should do what all the modern countries in Europe and beyond are doing to take advantage of their natural resources. Victor Ponta

  50. True respect means taking other people’s beliefs seriously and assuming they are adult and intelligent enough to be able to cope with it if you tell them, clearly and civility, why you think they are totally, utterly and disastrously wrong. Julian Baggini

  51. I submit that 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 law. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  52. This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America’s independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear. Kenny Marchant

  53. A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel. Elizabeth Blackwell

  54. I support gun safety measures, and I’ll tell you, I grew up in a family of gun owners and hunters, and I went hunting with my dad as a kid, and you know, I have deep respect for the Second Amendment and the culture of our country. Eric Swalwell

  55. Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles. Juan Antonio Samaranch

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  56. I think we need to significantly reduce the regulatory burden on the private sector. The Obama administration is doing the opposite. They’re loading on more and more regulation on the private respect to how the economy functions. Dick Cheney

  57. I was always fascinated by engineering. Maybe it was an attempt maybe to get my father’s respect or interest, or maybe it was just a genetic love of technology, but I was always trying to build things. James Cameron

  58. Respect is not ever assigned; it’s earned. Linda Tripp

  59. Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that? Marilyn Monroe

  60. There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m too happy being myself. James D’arcy

  61. You have to respect your audience. Without them, you’re essentially standing alone, singing to yourself. K. D. Lang

  62. Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel

  63. And the greatest lesson that mom ever taught me though was this one. She told me there would be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Now she said to always pick being respected. Chris Christie

  64. My respect for animators and animation directors has gone way, way up and it is just not something you can phone in. Gore Verbinski

  65. 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. Sophia Bush

  66. I know what it means to do a job… I worked in a factory. I respect people in the service industry. What irritates me more is when people aren’t respectful. There’s a lot of nonsense behavior, especially in a place like Hollywood. The money, the power, they create little monsters. Gary Oldman

  67. For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other’s rights. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

  68. As human beings we value the experience that comes with age. We are reminded over and over again with statements like ‘older and wiser’ and ‘respect your elders,’ promoting age as something to be cherished and respected. Jenna Morasca

  69. 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. Nicole Kidman

  70. 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

  71. 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. Samuel L. Jackson

  72. Women live lives of continual apology. They are born and raised to take the blame for other people’s behavior. If they are treated without respect, they tell themselves that they have failed to earn respect. If their husbands do not fancy them, it is because they are unattractive. Germaine Greer

  73. I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he’s wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil. Malcolm X

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  74. Mariah is a beautiful and talented person, and I’ve had a crush on her for as long as I can remember. Every day, my respect for Mariah continues to grow higher. She’s a caring, warm and funny person. People have no idea how funny she is! I feel like I’ve always known she was my forever love. Nick Cannon

  75. Liberals are some of the most arrogant, condescending smart alecks, but they’re just pure ignorant, and they fit the bill of people who have no love and no respect for the founding of this country. Rush Limbaugh

  76. A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him. Mikhail Bakunin

  77. My life has changed in many ways, both on an economic and personal level. All major league players are accorded the respect they deserve. In Cuba, it was not that way. National team players were not respected. The treatment was not adequate. Yoenis Cespedes

  78. Oscar Wilde always makes me smile – with respect and admiration. His short stories prove that it is possible to be both sarcastic, even cynical, but deeply compassionate. Just seeing the cover of one of Wilde’s books in a bookshop makes me smile. Orhan Pamuk

  79. If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements. Thomas Cochrane

  80. You have to really respect what your kids are doing with their kids and how they’re raising them. You can’t push your way into areas where you shouldn’t be saying anything. You have to always remember they’re not your own kids. Play with them, love them, spoil them to death – then hand them back. Billy CrystalRespect Quotes and Sayings 9

  81. Bad acting comes in many bags, various odors. It can be performed by cardboard refugees from an Ed Wood movie, reciting their dialogue off an eye chart, or by hopped-up pros looking to punch a hole through the fourth wall from pure ballistic force of personality, like Joe Pesci in a bad mood. I can respect bad acting that owns its own style. James Wolcott

  82. I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty. Summer Altice

  83. It’s a paradox to be an actress, living in the city, taking planes all the time, trying to find the right balance in this life, which is not so eco-friendly, and still try to respect the environment. Marion Cotillard

  84. As artists, it’s tempting to forget the audience’s needs. Too often, we’re self-centered and self-indulgent in what we share with the world. We’re prideful, only showing what we deem as perfect or what we think our peers will respect. Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

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

  86. Of course a woman who decides to work full time as a mother in the home can be happy and deserves full respect from us. Motherhood is one of the most challenging and creative jobs anyone can do. The goal is to remake the world so that our choices are not so stark. Naomi Wolf

  87. Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. Gary Ryan Blair

  88. Apart from being celebrities, there’s a huge amount of respect associated with being cricketers and a certain amount of reverence and honour associated with representing India. In people’s eyes, apart from other celebrities in India, I think for sportsmen in India there’s a certain amount of regard. Rahul Dravid

  89. I do have a lot of time for people in my life, and friendship is a very important subject for me. I think I’m unusual among the writers I know in that respect. Salman Rushdie

  90. I have a new found respect for women who have been through breast cancer and this surgery. Giuliana RancicRespect Quotes and Sayings 10

  91. The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought. Henry Waxman

  92. You couldn’t pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer. Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people’s problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense. Christopher Meloni

  93. In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars. Richard M. Nixon

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  94. Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom. Horst Koehler

  95. When I was a little boy, Marvin Hagler was my idol. He got no respect for most of his career. His fighting style was straight ahead. He took every shot thrown at him, and he kept punching back ’til he won. I honestly feel that’s how I am. I take big shots from people. But I keep going. James Frey

  96. While I will always have the utmost respect for the superhuman out-of-bounds freestyle and extreme stunts that seem to continually progress beyond our imaginable limits, my highest appreciation goes out to the simple rider who’s out there just for the experience. Craig Kelly

  97. 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. Mark Wahlberg

  98. While I am aware of no counsel on whether kissing should be reserved only for post-mission dating or courtship, I am aware of plenty of counsel concerning honesty in our actions and treating others with respect and kindness. Casual attitudes about expressions of affection such as kissing can cause much grief and heartache. John Bytheway

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