Respect - Quotes


We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It`s our basic human right.

Aretha Franklin

You raised me to respect the truth. To know it is the root of all virtue.

Black Sails (movie)

A true sin, once committed, can never be undone, and thus in one respect can never be paid for.

A. M. Jenkins


We are an intelligent species and the use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.

Carl Sagan

The true dynamic of a successful friendship and relationship is when the respect is mutual and reciprocal.

Steve Maraboli

There are a few rules I know to be true about love and marriage: If you don`t respect the other person, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you don`t know how to compromise, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you can`t talk openly about what goes on between you, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. And if you don`t have a common set of values in life, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. Your values must be alike.

Morrie Schwartz

We must respect the other fellow`s religion but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

Henry Louis Mencken

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.

Wilson Mizner

I have found repeatedly, of late years, that I cannot fish without falling a little in self respect.

Henry David Thoreau

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.

Leo Tolstoy

You can tell how much someone respects you by how much he respects your opinion. If he doesn`t respect your opinion, he won`t respect you.

Sherry Argov

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

Edward Gibbon

There are two sorts of affection - the love for a woman you respect, and the love for a woman you - love.

Arthur Wing Pinero

I guess in a way anyone with enough ambition to create and not take away is someone who deserves respect.

Kurt Cobain


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