Phrases about Respect: 100 eternal truths

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A collection of phrases about respect that contain deep truths about society, self-esteem and our relationships.

We had already compiled aphorisms about respect as a couple in the past, but we realized that respect is not only essential in relationships, but in all kinds of relationships, including the one we have with ourselves.

We hope these respect quotes will help you earn the respect of other people and open you up to new core beliefs. Enjoy the reading!




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Phrases of respect: A to C

Have respect for the past, as a young man he was also a future.

Always act with reflection: the angels are present wherever you come to visit us. In any refuge, in any corner of this world, even in the most remote, have respect for your guardian angel. ~ Saint Bernard

At the heart of any sincere dialogue is, above all, the recognition and respect of the other. Above all there is the "heroism" of forgiveness and mercy, which free us from resentment, hatred and open a truly new path. ~ Francisco

To the often reckless respect for ancient laws, ancient customs, and ancient religion we owe all the evil in this world. ~ Jorge Lichtenberg

Some people have so much respect for their superiors that they haven't saved more for themselves. ~ Pedro McArthur




What is the use of respecting those who do not respect us? What is the use of defending their culture or supposed culture when they despise ours? ~ Oriana Fallaci

Whoever respects himself is safe from everyone: he wears an iron mesh that no one can ever cross. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Who respects himself knows how to be respected, who respects himself knows how to be respected.

Those who really love you don't lie to you, they don't use you, they don't hurt you and they don't betray you. Even before he loves you, he respects you. ~ antonia gravina

Each face is the symbol of life. It is all life deserves respect. It is by treating others with dignity that you earn respect for yourself. ~ Tahar Ben Jelloun

Each one should be respected in their personality and nobody should be idolized. ~ Albert Einstein

He who has no respect for the gods and for himself, even if he breathes, does not live at all. ~ sanskrit proverb

As no one who knows about his own, in good company, would dare to say everything; thus no author, who understands the fair limits of decorum and good manners, would pretend to think everything. The most genuine respect you can show the reader's intelligence is to do it halfway, and leave him something to imagine, in turn, like you. ~ Laurence Sterne


With courtesy you even get respect. ~ Victor Hugo



I would recommend my sport to everyone: young people, women and children because as a “noble art” that it is, it really teaches the true values ​​of life such as respect for the opponent and managing emotions, even negative ones. some. ~ clement in Russian

Building a community that allows everyone to reach their full potential through each one of us, respecting the dignity, rights and responsibilities of others, makes the world a better place to live. ~ Pope Juan Pablo II

So, to love, first you have to learn to be patient, to know how to be alone, to accept the other and respect him; then it is important to have self-confidence because basically it is in the relationship with oneself that the relationship with others is developed. ~ Erich Fromm

Just as we wash our body we must wash destiny, change our life as we change clothes: not to provide sustenance for our life, as with food and sleep, but out of that strange self-respect that is rightly called cleanliness. ~ Fernando Pessoa,

There is a time when love becomes excessive and uncontrollable. Love for the other must never overwhelm respect for the other. ~ fabrizio caramagna

Quotes about respect: from D to H

Give every human being all the rights you claim for yourself. ~ Roberto Green Ingersoll


Basically, in my opinion, behind a betrayal is the fact that you have not yet understood what it means to love. The most serious thing is the lack of respect towards the other: you think of yourself and you no longer think of the other, that you could make him suffer. Respect must always exist in a couple; if it is missing, then trust must be restored. ~ Vittoria puccini



We must be builders of peace and our communities must be schools of respect and dialogue with those of other ethnic or religious groups, places where we learn to overcome tensions, to promote equitable and peaceful relations between peoples and social groups, and to build a better future. for generations to come. ~ Francisco

Where there is no respect for human rights - I say inalienable rights, inherent to man as man - there can be no peace, because any violation of personal dignity fosters resentment and the spirit of revenge. ~ Pope Juan Pablo II

And now you come to me and tell me Don Corleone, do me justice! But you don't ask with respect, you don't offer friendship, you don't even dream of calling me godfather. Instead, you show up at my house the day my daughter is getting married and ask me for a murder fee. ~ From the movie The Godfather

Being able to be respected is today almost as rare as being worthy of it. ~ Joseph Joubert

Being free does not mean just throwing off one's chains, but living in a way that respects and values ​​the freedom of others. ~ Nelson Mandela

Is it better to be feared or respected? I say: is it too much to ask for both? ~ From the movie Iron man 3

It is better to gain the trust and respect of the children than to acquire the notoriety and adulation of the masses. ~ Denis Waitley

It is by treating others with dignity that you earn respect for yourself. ~ Tahar Ben Jelloun

Men who have the utmost respect for women rarely enjoy any popularity with them. ~ Joseph Addison

Make them respect you instead of pity~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Make your family members respect you instead of fearing you, because love follows respect instead of fearing hate. ~ demosthenes

The elders deserve the utmost respect, because they have transmitted traditions, culture and language to us. Even today, with their wisdom, they help us improve our lives. ~ feel glesha

The human being is prey to three chronic and incurable diseases: the need to eat, the need to sleep and the need for respect. ~ Henry de Montherlant

Look at certain people: they are unhappy because they have compromised on all points, and they cannot forgive themselves for having made those compromises. They know they could have been more daring, and instead have shown themselves to be cowards. They have lost value in their own eyes, they have lost respect for themselves. This is what commitment does. ~ Osho

I decided to use a pseudonym out of respect for my father. He was a man who had done very important things all his life, he was very good, and using the Bonelli name could create confusion: he didn't want him, who had made a mark in comic book publishing for thirty years, to be traded. For me, just starting out. I felt it was the right thing to do, and I still think it was the right thing to do. ~ Sergio Leone

I learned to respect the ideas of others, to understand before arguing, to argue before condemning. ~ Norberto Bobbio

I learned the silence of those who talk too much, the tolerance of the intolerant, the kindness of the wicked; and, strange as it may seem, I am grateful to these teachers. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Phrases of respect: I

Compliments are nice. Respect more.

Cats are animals for which I have the utmost respect. Cats and hipsters really do seem to me to be the only beings in this world that have a practical and active consciousness. ~ Jerome K. Jerome

Books are respected by using them, not leaving them alone. ~ Umberto Eco

True friends are those who respect each other even in things with which they disagree. ~ Sergio Bambaren

The child has the right to the greatest respect. ~ Juvenal

The active character of love becomes evident in the fact that it is always based on certain elements common to all forms of love. These are: concern (or care), respect, responsibility and knowledge. ~ Erich Fromm

Courage inspires respect even from enemies. ~ Father Alexandre Dumas

Money must be respected; one of the worst things you can do is handle someone else's money without respecting how much they earn. ~ T. Boone Pickens Jr.

Dialogue arises from an attitude of respect towards another person, from the belief that the other has something good to say; It means making room, in our hearts, for his point of view, his opinion and his proposals. Dialogue means a cordial welcome and not preventive condemnation. To dialogue it is necessary to know how to lower your defenses, open the doors of your home and offer human warmth. ~ Francisco

The bond that unites your true family is not that of blood, but that of respect and joy for each other's lives. Family members rarely grow up under one roof. ~ Richard Bach

My work will be finished if I can bring the conviction to the human family that every man or woman, no matter how physically weak, is the guardian of self-respect and freedom. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The first effect of love is to inspire great respect; you feel veneration for those you love. ~ Blaise Pascal

Compared to genius, the public is a clock that is slow. ~ Charles Baudelaire

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtues. ~ John Herschel

The respect and trust shown by musicians on stage can change the view of the world. Yours is a lesson for individual creativity, personal relationships, you can even become a role model on how to do business or understand what it means to be a global citizen. ~ Wynton Marsalis

Respect and love must be so well proportioned that they support each other without respect stifling love.

Respect comes from knowledge, and knowledge requires commitment, investment, effort. ~ Tiziano terzani

Respect is not enough to earn it, you have to defend it. And, as in so many things, in almost all, there is no one who does it neither in our place nor on our side. ~ Alessandro Bruno

Respect for the truth is intimately linked to the foundations of all morality. ~ Frank Herbert.

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. ~ Laurence Sterne

Respect is good in everything. use it

Respect is inspired and not commanded. ~ arthur graph

Respect is only possible if I have achieved independence; if I can stand or walk without the need for crutches, without having to dominate or exploit another person. Respect exists only on the basis of freedom ~ Erich Fromm

Respect is a barrier that protects adults and children alike, everyone can look at each other from their side. ~ Honoré de Balzac

Respect is one of the last and only things the world can offer a person who has died or is about to die. But the camera itself sometimes feels like a betrayal of that dignity it hopes to deliver~ Michel Du Cille, photojournalist

Respect... is an appreciation of the other person's diversity, of the ways in which he or she is unique. ~ Annie Gottlieb

Learning respect for the environment and defense of animals is the best gift that future generations can receive. ~ rinaldo sidoli

Ultimately, peace is reduced to respect for the inviolable rights of man - the work of justice is peace -, while war arises from the violation of these rights. ~ Karol Wojtyla

I love the provinces very much. Much more than big cities. Because they remain the only place where there is still a lot of pathos, a throbbing emotion that handles reality more strongly. As I come from the province, I strongly demand this aspect. I believe that the province still manages to protect fundamental affective and sentimental relationships. There is more respect for the individual. ~ Sabrina Ferilli

I don't divide the world into left and right, but between those who respect others and those who don't. ~ anna_wild, Twitter

I speak to everyone in the same way, be it the sweeper or the university president. ~ Albert Einstein

I am a free man only to the extent that I recognize the humanity and freedom of all the men around me. Respecting his humanity, I respect mine. ~ Michael Bakunin

Phrases of respect: L

Friendship, like love, requires almost as much artistry as a successful dance figure. It takes a lot of drive and a lot of control, a lot of exchanges of words and a lot of silence. Above all, a lot of respect. ~ Rudolf nureyev

Love is based on respect. Fear respects nothing, not even itself. ~ Don Miguel Angel Ruiz

Hate comes from the heart; respect comes from the head; and no feeling is totally under our control. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

Good education is a sign of dignity, not submission. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

The flesh may be weak, but respect must be strong.

Knowledge will give you power, character, respect. ~ Bruce Lee

Discipline is respect for the rules of a form of religion to which we adhere, and education is not respect for rules but respect for men. ~ ermanno elmi

The truest form of love is how you behave towards someone, not how you feel about them. ~ Steve Hall

The best thing you can give your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; For a friend, your heart; to your son, a good example; to a father, deference; your mother, behavior that makes her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to everyone else, charity. ~ Benjamin Franklin

The morality of sexual relations, when free from superstition, consists essentially in respect for the other person, in not wanting to use them only for personal pleasure, regardless of their wishes. ~ Bertrand Russell

Phrases of respect: L

True peace comes from mutual understanding, respect, and trust. The problems of human society must be solved in a humane way, and nonviolence provides a suitable approach. ~ Tenzin Gyatso

The final test for a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no use to him. ~ William Lyon Phelps

True victory is victory over aggression, a victory that respects the humanity of the enemy, which makes further conflict useless. ~ Sun Tzu

The life of every living being is sacred and we must have the utmost respect for it. ~ Albert Schweitzer

The most agreeable companies are those in which a serene mutual respect reigns among the members. ~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Great qualities and great virtues will earn you the respect and admiration of men; but it is the lesser qualities that should bring them their love and attachment. ~ Lord Chesterfield

Serious natural disasters require a change in mentality that forces us to abandon the logic of pure consumerism and promote respect for creation. ~ Albert Einstein

The people who are with you at home need attention, never take it for granted, you have to follow it, listen to it: this is human respect. ~ Vittorino Andreoli

The riches of the spirit illuminate the face of man and generate sympathy and respect. ~ Khalil Gibran

The Olympic Spirit seeks to create a lifestyle based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example and universal respect for fundamental ethical principles. ~ piedra blanket

Student Tse Kung asked: Is there a word that can be the norm of all life? The teacher replied: This word is 'reciprocity'. That is, do not behave with others as you do not want them to behave with you. ~ Confucius

Friendship has two main ingredients: the first is the discovery of what makes us similar. And the second is respect for what makes us different. ~ peanuts

Love without respect is destined to end forever. ~ Authorless

Love is intellectual respect for those who are close to you. We must love the other, not our reflection in the other. ~ Roberto Vecchioni

Education is not respect for the rules but respect for men.

The exercise of power is not very reconciled with respect for man. ~ EM Cioran

The idea of ​​God must fill man with respect and, consequently, he must make very limited use of it and never lightly. ~ Immanuel Kant

Hate comes from the heart; respect comes from the head; and no feeling is totally under our control. ~ artur schopenhauer

Spelling is respect: it is a kind of kindness. ~ Alain

Phrases of respect: M to N

I like people who ask permission, who say thank you even if it's not necessary, who are careful not to hurt with their words, who notice if there's a shadow in your eyes. They smell of respect and life. ~ fabrizio caramagna

My wife has no respect. I had a fight with the dog yesterday and she said that she was right. And she said it right in front of the dog! Now even the dog no longer has respect. My wife throws the ball and he waits for me to return it. ~ Rodney Dangerfield

Show respect for everyone, but don't humiliate yourself in front of anyone. ~ Tecumseh

In misfortune, we must respect those whom we have respected in greatness. ~ Honoré de Balzac

No man who undertakes to do something very difficult, and to do it very well, ever loses his respect for himself. ~ George Bernard Shaw

No one has more love than the one who knows how to respect the freedom of the other. ~ Simone Weil

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Nothing is more deplorable than respect based on fear. ~ Albert Camus

Do not compromise, because you are all you have. ~ Janis Joplin

There is no respect for others without humility in oneself. ~ Enrique Federico Amiel

You won't learn as much as when you take the world into your own hands. Take it with respect, because it is an old piece of clay, with millions of fingerprints on it. ~ John updike

No matter what the future holds and the situations we face. I know that no matter what happens, now and always... one with the help and respect of the other, can count. ~ anton usual

You will never find two absolutely identical faces. Beauty or ugliness does not matter: they are relative things. Each face is a symbol of life. And all life deserves respect. ~ Tahar Ben Jelloun

Never disrespect good society... only those who cannot access it do. ~ Oscar Wilde

They don't respect me. No way. Every time I enter an elevator the operator asks me: "Basement?". Without respect. When I was a child I used to play hide-and-seek, they never looked for me. The other day I was standing in front of a building. The doorman asked me if he could call a taxi for him. But the best thing was when I bought a used car: in the back seat I found my wife's dress. ~ Rodney Dangerfield

We cannot expect people to respect law and order until we teach respect to those to whom we have entrusted the task of enforcing such laws. ~ Hunter S. Thompson

I can't imagine a greater loss than the loss of self-respect. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

They can never take away our self-respect if we don't give it to them. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of self-respect. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

I don't agree with what you say, but I will defend your right to say it to the death. ~ Voltaire

Do not treat people as means, because they are ends in themselves. Relate to them with love and respect. Never own them and never be owned by them. Do not depend on them and do not create dependent people around you. It is not addictive in any way; stay independent and let others be too. ~ Osho

Never violate the sanctity of your personal respect. ~ theodore parker

Nonviolence also means very simple and essential things like respect for others. ~ Pietro Ingrao

Our duty is to take part in life and take care of it. Reverential respect for all forms of life is the most important commandment in its most basic form. ~ Alberto Shweitzer

Note in the cemeteries the great respect for death by people who have no respect for life. ~ antonio castro new

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. ~ Albert Camus

Phrases of respect: P to Q

I talk to everyone the same way, no matter if it's the garbage man or the president of the university. ~ Albert Einstein

For me, what matters in a person is not that they are Jewish or Catholic, but that they are worthy of respect. And I am convinced that there are no races, only racists. ~ Rita Levi Montalcini

To maintain self-respect, it's better to displease people by doing what you know is right than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. ~ William John Henry Boetcker

Losing those who do not know respect is a great gain. ~ Pools

Before I used to get horny if someone disrespected me, now I relativize. I understood that respect cannot be expected. ~ Cristiana Capotondi

People are respected first. Then the rules.

Principles such as acceptance and good will have led the human race to achieve its great goals. Despite this, respect for these values ​​follows a path that is still difficult to follow. ~ Lars Von Trier

Who strips friendship of its best ornamentation who strips it of respect. ~ Marco Tullio Cicero

I promise to love you faithfully, forsaking all others, through thick and thin, in sickness and in health, no matter where life takes us. I will protect you, trust you and respect you. ~ EL James

When I approach a child, two feelings arise in me: tenderness for what he is and respect for what he can become. ~ Louis Pasteur

When you are happy to be yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you. ~ Lao Tse

When we treat people as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat people as if they were what they should be, they become what they should be. ~ Tomas S. Monson

This tells me a bright spring field: sow kindness, capture respect, cultivate serenity ~ fabrizio caramagna

Phrases of respect: R to T

Respect your neighbor as yourself, and also something else. ~ Leonardo Sciascia

Respect yourself and others will respect you. ~ Confucius

If you do not respect sacred things, you have nothing to base your conduct on. ~ Confucius

If you are not convinced of your value, you will never be respected: without self-esteem, you cannot go far. Dignity and self-esteem go hand in hand. ~ Paolo Crepet

If for once you betray the trust of your fellow citizens, you will never regain their esteem and respect. ~ Abraham Lincoln

If you are strong, be kind and peaceful, so that those around you respect you instead of fearing you. ~ Chilon of Sparta

If you spend your life not offending people's feelings and feeding their vanity, you get to the point where you don't know what to respect. ~ Francis Scott Fitzgerald

If you want to improve humanity, you have to start by respecting yourself. ~ fabrizio caramagna

If you value a person and want them to know, there is no need for words or celebration. Treat it with RESPECT and you will see, your feeling will be transparent like clear water. There is no better proof. ~ anton usual

If you want to be respected by others, it is best to respect yourself. Only in this way, only with respect for yourself, do you force others to respect you. ~ Fëdor Dostoevskij

If you want to be respected by others, respect yourself. Only in this way, only with self-love, will you force others to respect you. ~ Fëdor Dostoevskij

If you want to know what a man is like, see how he treats his inferiors, not how he treats his equals. ~ JK Rowling

If it is a duty to respect the rights of others, it is also a duty to assert one's own. ~ Herbert Spencer

Always follow the 3 "Rs": Respect for yourself, Respect for others, Responsibility for your actions. ~ Dalai Lama

You can ask for courtesy, but you have to earn respect. ~ Lorenzo Goldstone

Be beautiful if possible, wise if you want, but respect yourself, which is essential. ~ Anna Gould

Above all, don't lie to yourself. He who lies to himself, and listens to his own lie, reaches the point where nothing true can be distinguished either in himself or around him, and therefore he ends up not esteeming himself or others. the rest. Esteeming no one, he ceases to love. ~ Fëdor Dostoevskij

Cutting ties with the negative people in my life doesn't mean I hate them, it just means I respect myself. ~ Marilyn Monroe

Treating your opponent with respect is giving them an advantage they are not entitled to. ~ Samuel Johnson

All people are worthy of respect, but some beliefs are not. ~ Alain

We all need to feel that we mean something to someone: we will invariably give our love, respect and attention to the person who fulfills this need. ~ ari kiev

Phrases of respect: from U to Z

A believer in the Truth should not do anything out of respect for conventions. He must always be ready to correct himself and whenever he discovers that he is wrong he must confess it, whatever it takes, and atone. ~ Gandhi

A father in his relationship with his son has to reduce the space and slowly build a bridge between himself and the little new life, as the grandmothers did with iron and wool, fabric after fabric, the canvas of trust, respect , mutual love. ~ anton usual

Once upon a time there was great respect for a head covered with white hair. ~ Ovidio

A brave man should always be affable and respected rather than feared. ~ Chilo of Sparta

A great friendship has two main ingredients: the first is the discovery of what makes us similar and the second is the respect of what makes us different. ~ Authorless

A society heals with models and with respect for the rules. We miss both one and the other. ~ milena gabanelli

Yu Tzu said: Among those who respect their father, mother, and siblings, few actually transgress their superiors! And we have not yet seen a man who, not wanting to transgress superiors, causes disorder. For the gentleman all this is fundamental: it is in fact from this that the "norm" is born. Respect for parents and siblings is, in fact, the basis of superiority. ~ Confucius

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