Here is a collection of quotes on respect:
“Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized”.
– Albert Einstein
“Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners”.
– Laurence Sterne
“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say”.
– Bryant H. McGill
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you”.
– Lao Tzu
“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
“There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self”.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
“Respect yourself if you would have others respect you”.
– Baltasar Gracian
“Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself”.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
“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
“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being”.
– Jackie Robinson
“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
“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
“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”.
– Antoine de Saint-Exuper
“Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand”.
– Lakhdar Brahimi
“I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity”.
– Julius Erving
“Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect”.
– Thomas S. Monson
“The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him”.
– William Lyon Phelps
“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. Boetcker
“Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it costs them”.
– John Updike
“We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful”.
– Taylor Swift
“It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it”.
– Estelle Parsons
“Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear”.
– Albert Camus