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Quotes About Respect 


"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


"I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university."
-- Albert Einstein


“You can’t force someone to respect you, but you can refuse to be disrespected.”
-- Anonymous


"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"
-- Confucius


“Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.”
-- Hussein Nishah


"If we lose our love and self-respect and respect for each other, this is how we will finally die." 
-- Maya Angelou


“If people respect you respect them back, if they disrespect you respect them back. They represent their ideology you represent yours.
-- Anonymous

"Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due."
-- Eldridge Cleaver


“We will not agree with everyone, but we should most definitely respect one another.”
-- Brooke Griffin


"This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him."
-- William Lyon Phelps


“Don’t let someone get comfortable with disrespecting you.”
-- Anonymous


"Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human." 
-- John Cogley


“Truly powerful women don’t explain why they want respect. They simply don’t engage those who don’t give it to them.”
-- Anonymous


"If men are to respect each other for what they are, they must cease to respect each other for what they own." 
-- A.J.P. Taylor


"You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect."
-- Lawrence Goldstone


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