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850 Inspirational Quotes About Respect And Leadership (2023)

1. “Without appreciation and respect for other people, true leadership becomes ineffective, if not impossible.”


2. Leaders will have to give clear and decisive leadership towards a world of tolerance and respect for difference, and an uncompromising commitment to peaceful solutions of conflicts and disputes. - Author: Nelson Mandela


3. “Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s being able to take it as well as dish it out. That’s the only way you’re going to get respect from the players.”


4. I've gained great respect for the Republican leadership. I've gained great respect for many - and I'm going to even say - I mean, in different forms for the people on the dais, in different forms. - Author: Donald Trump


5. Especially if you don't have a job that's providing fulfillment in your technical expertise, there is a lot of reward to working on a very smart and demanding community that will respect you and will give you leadership and authority based on what you do. - Author: Mitchell Baker


6. The way I see it, what is going to come out of the moon activities is a respect for U.S. leadership. - Author: Buzz Aldrin


7. Effective leadership is about earning respect, and it's also about personality and charisma - Author: Alan Sugar


8. Good coaching is about leadership and instilling respect in your players. Dictators lead through fear - good coaches do not. - Author: John Wooden


9. The goal of leadership is not to be likable or loved but to be proven trustworthy and respected. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith


10. Since joining the U.S. House of Representatives in November of 2006, I have strongly supported Speaker Nancy Pelosi. I have the utmost respect for her, and I believe the Democrats were able to accomplish a great deal under her leadership. - Author: Albio Sires


11. Without appreciation and respect for other people, true leadership becomes ineffective, if not impossible. - Author: George Foreman


12. The roots of effective leadership lie in simple things, one of which is listening. Listening to someone demonstrates respect; it shows that you value their ideas and are willing to hear them. - Author: John Baldoni


13. Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players. - Author: Larry Bird


14. True leadership is moral authority, not formal authority. Leadership is a choice, not a position. The choice is to follow universal timeless principles, which will build trust and respect from the entire organization. Those with formal authority alone will lose this trust and respect. - Author: Stephen Covey


15. From a leadership perspective, the liking has to be qualified and be able to garner respect. - Author: Pearl Zhu


16. President Clinton not only benefits by gay and lesbian votes, but he benefits by showing the nation that he is a strong leader who implements his beliefs, who stands firm by those who he believes are being treated unfairly, and I think people respect that kind of leadership in the country. - Author: David Mixner


17. My intent was not to go after Rush - I have enormous respect for Rush Limbaugh. I was maybe a little bit inarticulate ... There was no attempt on my part to diminish his voice or his leadership. - Author: Michael Steele


18. Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred. - Author: Yousef Munayyer


19. “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. how much people respect you determines how well they perform.” Brian Tracy


20. “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.” Brian Tracy


21. People want to see other people who have 'non-negotiables,' things for which they're willing to say, 'This is it' we take our stand right here.' That's a leadership quality which people respect. - Author: John Ashcroft


22. At HBO, my leadership had to inspire and gain the respect of employees in a large company with over 100 external business relationships in dozens of countries. - Author: James Costos


23. On the security front, the United States must continue to play a leadership role. There simply is not another country in the world that commands the respect or has the capabilities that we do, and we must not shrink from our responsibilities. - Author: Dan Quayle


24. Respect is the key determinant of high performance leadership. How much people respect you determines how well they perform. - Author: Brian Tracy


25. “Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s able to take it as well as dish it out. That’s the only way you’re going to get respect from the players.” – Larry Bird


26. Leadership is something you earn, something you're chosen for. You can't come in yelling, 'I'm your leader!' If it happens, it's because the other guys respect you. - Author: Ben Roethlisberger


27. In a servant leadership culture we learn by choice or example that if we want to be great, we have to serve others respectfully. - Author: Vern Dosch


28. Inspirational leaders need to have a winning mentality in order to inspire respect. It is hard to trust in the leadership of someone who is half-hearted about their purpose, or only sporadic in focus or enthusiasm. - Author: Sebastian Coe


29. “A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.” – Sean Covey


30. “You manage things; you lead people.” -Grace Murray Hopper


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


32. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr.


33. “We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white.” -Aretha Franklin


34. “When you keep God in first place, He will take you to places you’ve never dreamed of.”


35. “Respect and honour start from yourself. If you do that, you understand others, in that outlook” ―Ehsan Sehgal


36. “Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.” Reed Markham


37. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.”


38. “Kindness and respect go a long way. The way you treat others is how you end up being treated.” ―Heather Bennett-Smallwood


39. “It is not grey hair that makes one respectable but character.” – Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar


40. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” – John F. Kennedy, president


41. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey


42. “Treat people exactly as you would like to be treated by them.” – Golden Rule


43. “There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.”


44. ”Respect yourself and others will respect you.” – Confucius


45. “I respect myself and insist on it from everybody. And because I do it, I then respect everybody, too.” – Maya Angelou


46. “Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.” ―Miguel Angel Ruiz


47. “I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.” ― Robert Michaels


48. “Respect and compassion aren’t about how you feel for someone; they are more about how you make others feel.” ―Dr Prem Jagyasi


49. True leaders respect and honor authority but are comfortable in its presence. - Author: Myles Munroe


50. “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” – Abraham Lincoln, president


51. “The best way to enjoy the creatures of a forest is to appreciate their freedom.” ―Jessica Marie Baumgartner


52. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. — Richard Bach


53. “If you do not respect your own wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do.” ―Vironika Tugaleva


54. “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”


55. “Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.” Oprah Winfrey


56. “I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.”


57. Remain open-minded, even when you believe yourself to be a king among peasants. You never know what blessings can be gained or crises averted just by listening. - Author: A.J. Darkholme


58. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” Peter Drucker


59. “When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.” – Thomas S. Monson


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


61. “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-Exupery


62. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King, Jr


63. “The really expert riders of horses let the horse know immediately who is in control, but then guide the horse with loose reins and seldom use the spurs.” Sandra Day O’Connor


64. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners” ― Laurence Sterne


65. “The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.” Brian Tracy


66. “Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.” ―Norman Cousins


67. Respect people who trust you. It takes a lot for people to trust you, so treat their trust like precious porcelain. — Brandon Cox


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


69. “You don’t tell people who disagree with you they’d be better off somewhere else. And you don’t reduce them to stereotypes; you address them as fully formed people worthy of respect. You try to persuade them.” – Peggy Noonan


70. “Someone once told me that if you respect a person, listen to their opinion. And if you do not respect someone, then do not listen to their opinion. And that works both ways.”


71. “Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honor, valor, respect. All these things have to be earned.”


72. 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


73. “Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” ―Thomas Paine


74. “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever.” – Amy Poehler, comedian


75. “It’s not about winning or losing, but love and respect.” — Max Lucado


76. “If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” — Maya Angelou


77. “Treat people exactly as you would like to be treated by them.” ―Unknown


78. “Disrespect invites disrespect.” — Meryl Streep


79. “Youth is wasted on the young.”


80. “Diversity of character is due to the unequal time given to values. Only through each other will we see the importance of the qualities we lack and our unfinished soul’s potential.” – Shannon L. Alder


81. “We must take care of our families wherever we find them.” – Elizabeth Gilbert, author


82. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin, founding father


83. “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


84. If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky


85. “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.”


86. “If she does not respect you, she will replace you.” – Habeeb Akande


87. “Respect give it to get it.”


88. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” Carl Jung


89. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin, scientist


90. “I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.”


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


92. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller, activist


93. “Use empathy, thoughtfulness and kindness in your interactions and think before you speak. A kind word is long remembered.” ―Cindy Ann Peterson


94. “I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.“ Herbert H. Lehman


95. “Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return.” – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu


96. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” -Winston Churchill


97. “The opposite of anger is not calmness, it’s empathy.” – Mehmet Oz, tv personality


98. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryan H. McGill


99. “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.”


100. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” Bob Marley


101. “When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.” – Dalai Lama


102. “Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect.” ―Wm. Paul Young


103. “To accomplish much you must first lose everything.”


104. “You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself” – Galileo Galilei, astronomer


105. “Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.”


106. “You must respect people and work hard to be in shape. And I used to train very hard. When the other players went to the beach after training, I was there kicking the ball.” – Pele


107. “The right to be respected is won by respecting others.” – Vasyl Sukhomlynsky


108. “Respect is earned, not given. Deserved, not inherited.”


109. “When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title.” ―Criss Jami


110. “I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.”


111. “We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more.” – Bill Clinton, president


112. “Respect for another man’s opinion is worthy. It is the realisation that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being.” – Sargent Shriver


113. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt


114. “All humans should have these things in common, and that is the right to be loved, heard and respected.” ―Heather Bennett-Smallwood


115. “Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return.” ―Chaitanya Mahaprabhu


116. “You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.” ―Buddha


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118. If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time. — Franklin D. Roosevelt


119. “No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.” ―George Bernard Shaw


120. “Loyalty is the first law of God.”


121. “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” -James Humes


122. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” Bill George


123. The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.” — Steve Hall


124. “To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.” ―Voltaire


125. “Disappointments are healthy for us. They tame egos, deflate pride, and soften hearts while cultivating respect for the struggles experienced by all humanity.” ―Richelle E. Goodrich


126. “A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.” – African proverb


127. “We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.” – Malala Yousafzai


128. “There are only three words you need to live by, son: respect, consideration and tolerance.” ―Oliver Jeffers


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


130. “All the events of your past have formed a lens through which you see the world. And since no one’s past is exactly like anyone else’s, no two people see alike.”


131. “Put first things first and second things are thrown in. Put second things first and you lose both first and second things.”


132. “When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect for others.” – Dalai Lama


133. “Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.“ Tecumseh


134. “If you are not being treated with respect, don’t be a doormat.” – Robert Rain


135. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” – Laurence Sterne


136. “Differences were meant not to divide but to enrich.” ―J. H. Oldham


137. “Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others.” ―Amy Leigh Mercree


138. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford


139. “There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.” – Pat Riley, sports executive


140. “We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.” – Taylor Swift


141. Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” ― Timothy Keller


142. “Leaders leads at their own risks. Therefore, they should be given all respect so that they can do their dutiful sacred work with gladness.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita


143. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” ―Bryant H. McGill


144. ”Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise—not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.” – Mark A. Clement


145. “Deliberately seek the company of people who influence you to think and act on building the life you desire.” – Napoleon Hill, author


146. “I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT...Goodbye.”


147. “The key is to learn to respect and honour the complications of other people’s lives.” – Goldie Hawn


148. Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. — Leo Tolstoy


149. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”


150. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln


151. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” Pete Hoekstra


152. “Respect… is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.” ―Annie Gottlieb


153. In good organizations, leaders are treated with a sense of appreciation and respect by employees; in great organizations, employees are treated with the same esteem by leaders. - Author: Kevin E. Phillips


154. “Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.” Diogenes of Sinope


155. “We have to work on treating ourselves like we would treat our friends.” — Sheryl Sandberg


156. “Leaders come in two flavors, expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix of both.” -Barbara Corcoran


157. “No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” Andrew Carnegie


158. “I believe no matter who you are, respect yourself, respect others.” – Mo Farah


159. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” Mary Tyler Moore


160. “Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson


161. “Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.” — Albert Schweitzer


162. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” General Dwight Eisenhower


163. “She is not just a housewife who cooks your meals and washes your clothes. She is a homemaker who holds together the family and makes sure that everything is as perfect as it can be once you get home.”


164. “Equality and respect are woven into the fabric of the conduct and performance of iconic organizations and leaders. Period.” ―Scott McKain


165. “Respect toward others can’t be imposed. It’s a blessing…or learning the hard way.”―Toba Beta


166. “The ability to recognize and respect individual differences is the beginning of a successful relationship.” ―Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel


167. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” W. Clement Stone


168. I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak.” — Lillian Hellman


169. “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.” ―Julius Erving


170. “Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.” – Norman Cousins


171. “One cannot fully respect themselves and their nature if they do not respect the world surrounding them.”―Jessica Marie Baumgartner


172. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein, scientist


173. “Everybody wants respect. In their own way, three-year-olds would like respect, and acknowledgement, in their terms.” – Aretha Franklin


174. “If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.” -Abraham Lincoln


175. I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like. — Margaret Mead


176. “Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.”


177. “Respect a man; he will do the more.” – James Howell


178. “How people treat you with their karma. How you react is yours.” – Wayne W. Dyer


179. Your job gives you authority. Your behavior gives you respect - Author: Irwin Federman


180. “True humility is intelligent self-respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.” – Ralph W. Sockman


181. “I must respect the opinions of others, even if I disagree with them.” – Herbert H. Lehman


182. “Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.”


183. “If it’s to be, it’s up to me. Therefore, if it’s up to me, it’s to be” -Anonymous


184. Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


185. “When you delegate work to a member of the team, your job is to clearly frame success and describe the objectives.” Steven Sinofsky


186. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.” ―Mahatma Gandhi


187. “Blowing out someone else’s candle won’t make yours shine brighter.” – Anonymous


188. “Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.”


189. “Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.” – Horst Koehler


190. “If you can’t Respect her, you don’t Deserve Her!” – Udayveer Singh


191. “My jobs is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better.” -Steve Jobs


192. “Stay connected to feel empathy, compassion, and understanding for yourself and others.” Vanessa Tucker


193. If you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald


194. “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


195. 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


196. “Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be.” – Leo Tolstoy


197. “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.”


198. “The first rule of fight club is, you don’t talk about fight club.”


199. “The secret of a happy life is respect. Respect for yourself and respect for others.” ―Ayad Akhtar


200. “Whenever you remove any fence, always pause long enough to ask why it was put there in the first place.”


201. If I were to vote, I would intentionally vote for the goofiest candidate. It is my theory that when the people can outwit the leader, the more respected their voices will be. - Author: Criss Jami


202. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners”


203. “I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn’t conform.” – Erykah Badu


204. “All sides must learn to respect one another.” – Reuven Rivlin


205. “When we love and respect people, revealing to them their value, they can begin to come out from behind the walls that protect them.” – Jean Vanier


206. “When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control how you respond to what’s happening. That’s where your power is.” -Anonymous


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


208. “Let us develop respect for all living things. Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love.” — Jane Goodall


209. “This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have.” – Mitch Albom


210. “Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.”


211. “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” ― Winston S. Churchill


212. “Courage is the first virtue that makes all other virtues possible.”


213. “In finding love, I think it’s important to be patient. In being in a relationship, I think it’s important to be honest, to communicate, to respect and trust, and to strive to give more than you take.”


214. “Respect yourself above all.” – Pythagoras


215. “Respect children because they’re human beings and they deserve respect, and they’ll grow up to be better people.” — Benjamin Spock


216. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela


217. “The best leaders have a high consideration factor. They really care about their people” Brian Tracy


218. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell


219. “I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.” – Herbert H. Lehman


220. “Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.” – Malcolm X


221. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.” – Roy T. Bennett


222. “My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.” – Milo Ventimiglia


223. “Respect is the word I want. You have to earn it. You give, and you get it in return, that’s how I see it.” – Joe Torre


224. “We rise by lifting others.” – Robert Ingersoll, writer


225. “I guess at the end of the day; all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness.” – Sofia Vergara


226. “It’s not only what you say. It’s how you say it.”


227. “Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in their place.” – Amish proverb


228. “Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.” – Gamaliel Bailey


229. “If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us.” –Vishwas Chavan


230. “If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


231. “True humility is intelligent self-respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.”


232. The most important job of a leader is to instill the confidence to follow. - Author: Kevin T. Cunningham


233. “Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


234. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


235. “It is not sufficient to be worthy of respect in order to be respected.” — Alfred Nobel


236. “He who loves others is constantly loved by them. He who respects others is constantly respected by them.”


237. “Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned.”


238. “I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


239. “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


240. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Warren Bennis


241. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” ―Laurence Sterne


242. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


243. “When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.”


244. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington, educator & activist


245. “When human beings live together, conflict is inevitable. War is not.” – Daisaku Ikeda, philosopher


246. You find when you pursue a life of greater health and happiness, you then treat the body you have with dignity, respect, and absolute care. — Dale Roberts


247. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” -Abraham Lincoln


248. “There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.” – Billy Martin, baseball manager


249. 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


250. “Entrepreneurial leadership requires the ability to move quickly when opportunity presents itself.” Brian Tracy


251. “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” M.D. Arnold


252. “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.” – Julius Erving


253. “A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman's heart.”


254. “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts.” – Confucius


255. ”What women want is what men want. They want respect.” – Marilyn Vos Savant


256. Respect the burden. — Napoleon Bonaparte


257. Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love. — Robin S. Sharma


258. “If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt


259. “Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.”


260. “I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life up until then.”


261. When we respect someone, we are acknowledging and appreciating their role in society or in our life. — Jennifer Freed


262. “We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.”


263. “In the end, those who demean others only disrespect themselves.”


264. “Respect depends on reciprocity.” – Nyang Proverb


265. “Respect people’s feeling even if it doesn’t mean anything to you. It could mean everything to them.”


266. “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.” Brian Tracy


267. “The first step is the hardest – making a commitment to yourself, for yourself.”


268. “Attract what you expect, reflect what you desire. Become what you respect, mirror what you admire.” – Anonymous


269. “The most beautiful thing a woman can wear is confidence.”


270. “Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.” -Tecumseh


271. “We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.” — Malala Yousafzai


272. “In today’s world you have to network to succeed” – Anna Wintour, fashion editor


273. When leaders are worthy of respect, the people are willing to work for them. When their virtue is worthy of admiration, their authority can be established. - Author: Huananzi


274. “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” ―Confucius


275. “In finding love, I think it’s important to be patient. In being in a relationship, I think it’s important, to be honest, to communicate, to respect and trust, and to strive to give more than you take.” – Kina Grannis


276. “There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.” – Henri Amiel


277. “I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness.”


278. “Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it; you have to give it.” ―R.G. Risch


279. “We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.”


280. “I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons.” – Taylor Swift


281. “Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon” – E.M.Forster, novelist


282. “It is the way one treats his inferiors more than the way he treats his equals which reveals one’s real character.”


283. “We must respect the interior laws of creation, of this Earth, to learn these laws and obey them if we want to survive.” – Pope Benedict XVI


284. We shall all respect the principle of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act oppression to any portion of the people - Author: Alexander Mackenzie


285. “10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” – Romans 12:10


286. A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could. — William Hazlitt


287. “Nothing is stronger than a woman who is fighting for what she believes in.”


288. “Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.” – Ralph Stripey Guy Emerson, philosopher


289. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy


290. “Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition.” – John Cena


291. “Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.”


292. 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


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


294. “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.”


295. “A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.” ―African proverb


296. “Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.” – John Herschell


297. It is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right. - Author: William J.H. Boetcker


298. “If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.”


299. “Someone once told me that if you respect a person, listen to their opinion. And if you do not respect someone, then do not listen to their opinion. And that works both ways.” – Maisie Williams


300. “Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


301. “Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.” – Eldridge Cleaver


302. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


303. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou


304. “If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.”


305. “Men are respectable only as they respect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


306. “You must respect people, and you must respect money. My father said to me: ‘When you respect money, the money will respect you.” – Yaya Toure


307. We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us. — Barack Obama


308. “Respect yourself and others will respect you.”


309. “Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.” — Marcus Aurelius


310. “Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it.” – Orhan Pamuk


311. Politeness [is] a sign of dignity, not subservience.” — Theodore Roosevelt


312. “When people respect someone as a person, they admire her. When they respect her as a friend, they love her. When they respect her as a leader, they follow her.” ―John C. Maxwell


313. “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.”


314. “I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose.” – Orson Welles


315. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward.


316. “Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order.”


317. “Respect at the cost of others is disrespect in effect.” – Muhammad Tariq Majeed


318. “Be modest, be respectful of others, and try to understand.” ―Lakhdar Brahimi


319. “People crave for more respect than love because they expect to love only from a few people, but they want respect from everyone.” – Amit Kalantri


320. “There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self-respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.” – Orison Swett Marden


321. “As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.” – Robert Schuller


322. There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity. — Nathaniel Branden


323. “Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”


324. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” Martin Luther King, Jr.


325. “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.” Brian Tracy


326. “Men are respectable only as they respect.”


327. A wise mother knows: It is her state of consciousness that matters. Her gentleness and clarity command respect. Her love creates security.” — Vimala McClure


328. “If you want to break the rules of grammar, first learn the rules of grammar.”


329. It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.” — Amit Ray


330. “Treat a woman right and you will be treated right in return.”


331. “Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.” — Kiana Tom


332. Be punctual; it shows your respect for other people. - Author: Archibald Marwizi


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


334. “If you want to be treated like a king, then treat your woman like a queen.”


335. “Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies, and competition.” – John Cena


336. “When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.” – LeBron James


337. “Be who you are. You are not everyone’s cup of tea and that is okay.” -Anonymous


338. “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” Brian Tracy


339. It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it. — Estelle Parsons


340. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill


341. “We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another.” -John Lynch


342. “It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.” ―Amit Ray


343. Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition. — John Cena


344. “Respect yourself, and others will respect you.” ―Confucius


345. The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.” — William Hazlitt


346. When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. — Dalai Lama


347. “The only thing I command is respect.” – Kyrie Irving


348. “The only respect you should have is the one you earn.” – Stellan Skarsgard


349. “A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.” ―Sean Covey


350. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” Ronald Reagan


351. “Leaders never use the word failure. They look upon setbacks as learning experiences.” Brian Tracy


352. “You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.” – Buddha


353. “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” Tom Peters


354. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” ―Albert Einstein


355. “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.” -Dianne Feinstein


356. “Good leaders organize and align people around what the team needs to do. Great leaders motivate and inspire people with why they’re doing it.” Marillyn Hewson


357. A person that does not value your time will not value your advice.” — Orrin Woodward


358. “Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love.”


359. “Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.”


360. “Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be.” ―Leo Tolstoy


361. “Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.”


362. ”Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.” – U. Thant


363. “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


364. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” -Stephen Covey


365. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell


366. “People who succeed at the highest level are not lucky; they’re doing something differently than everyone else.” -Tony Robbins


367. “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” ―Leo Tolstoy


368. “Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.” – Steve Maraboli


369. “Never judge someone by the way he looks or a book by the way it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.” – Stephen Cosgrove


370. “Live your life in such a way that you’ll be remembered for your kindness, compassion, fairness, character, benevolence, and a force for good who had much respect for life, in general.” ―Germany Kent


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


372. “Respecting someone indicates the quality of your personality.” – Mohammad Rishad Sakhi


373. “Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show a son.”


374. “Respect other people’s feelings. It might mean nothing to you, but it could mean everything to them.” – Roy T. Bennett


375. “Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.” ―Ray Davis


376. “Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.”


377. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton


378. “We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.” – Hunter S. Thompson


379. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” -Margaret Fuller


380. “Your peers will respect you for your integrity and character, not your possessions.” – David Robinson


381. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. — Albert Einstein


382. “Try to see positivity in every person you meet.” —Unknown


383. “Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.” – Philip James Bailey


384. Always hear others out and remain open-minded; the day you think you know everything is the day you have the most yet to learn. - Author: A.J. Darkholme


385. “It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.”


386. “Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.” ―U. Thant


387. “If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” Harvey Mackay


388. “My jobs as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they’re having a meaningful impact.” -Larry Page


389. “7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness” – Titus 2:7


390. “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” Warren Buffet


391. “If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.” – John W. Gardner


392. “You can’t reason someone out of something that they weren’t reasoned into in the first place.”


393. “If you live what you believe, you will always have the respect of others.” – Dale Murphy


394. “I don’t wait for people to give me respect. I always give them respect.” – Mariano Rivera


395. “Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


396. “The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.”


397. “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


398. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it … Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” David Ogilvy


399. “The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.” – Zig Ziglar


400. “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” -Confucius


401. “No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.”


402. “The man who shows great respect for his mother, and the women in his life; will have respect for those he meets.” ―Ellen J. Barrier


403. “Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.” ―Frank Herbert


404. Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. — Frank Herbert


405. “A real man never hurts a woman. Be a real man and respect women.”


406. “In the first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. For the last 30 years of your life, your habits make you.”


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


408. “Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.” – Albert Einstein


409. “33 even as I try to please everyone in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.” – 1 Corinthians 10:33


410. “Leave everything a bit better then you found it.” Unknown


411. What we want for our students we should want for our teachers: learning, challenge, support, and respect. - Author: Andy Hargreaves


412. Talent is given by God but you should respect it by doing good work. — Johnny Lever


413. “Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” – Timothy Keller


414. “If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.”


415. “Don’t yell at people. Stand up for what’s right. Put yourself in the other persons place.” ―Greg Proops


416. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.” Ken Blanchard


417. “When entering an ecosystem with the intent to hunt, honorable hunters pay their respects.”―Jessica Marie Baumgartner


418. “Wolves don’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.” -Anonymous


419. “All the events of your past have formed a lens through which you see the world. And since no one’s past is exactly like anyone else’s, no two people see alike.” ―Unknown


420. “A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him rise to the top.” Simon Sinek


421. “Respect was one thing. Survival was another. It was important that I kept my priorities in the right order.” ―Tahir Shah


422. When people respect someone as a person, they admire her. When they respect her as a friend, they love her. When they respect her as a leader, they follow her. - Author: John C. Maxwell


423. “What we make testifies who we are. People can sense care and can sense carelessness. This relates to respect for each other and carelessness is personally offensive.”


424. “Respect has nothing to do with who is right and who is wrong. It has to do with allowing space for someone else’s opinion.” – Jackie Viramontez


425. “We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.” – Marcia Fudge


426. I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being. — Jackie Robinson


427. “A human being is not to be handled as a tool but is to be respected and revered.” – Felix Adler


428. “To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not success.”


429. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”


430. “Love is the basis for respect in the righteousness of faith.”―Lailah Gifty Akita


431. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch


432. Respect... is the appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique. — Annie Gottlieb


433. “There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.” Klaus Balkenhol


434. “A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.“ African proverb


435. “If we are not free, no one will respect us.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


436. “3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,” – Philippians 2:3


437. “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” –


438. “The outward expression of empathy is courtesy.” Stewart Butterfield


439. “Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others.” – Barry Bonds


440. When your sense of respect for others..


441. “Nobody cares by what name you call, as long as you call it with earned respect.” ―Sarvesh Jain


442. “Earn your leadership every day.” Michael Jordan


443. “Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.” –Horst Koehler


444. “If you want to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.”


445. “It takes bravery to lead people, but the will to learn from others to succeed in it.” -Ellie Hubbard


446. “Humility and respect tell much more about your background than your personality.” – Kate Iroegbu


447. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – Yoko Ono, musician


448. “All thoughts should be rooted in love, faith, hope, and respect for yourself and others. When you have love, respect, and desire to reason, it is a good foundation to stand on.” ―Tasha Hoggatt


449. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” -Jimmy Dean


450. “If you don’t respect her, you obviously don’t deserve her.”


451. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” Brian Tracy


452. “I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that I may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat.”


453. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton


454. “12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” – Matthew 7:12


455. “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 darcy


456. “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot: together we can do great things.” – Mother Teresa, missionary


457. “Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.”


458. “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem, and whose respect we need.” ―Walt Disney


459. “Respect for women was a very important part of my upbringing.” – Sam Hunt


460. “A woman’s strength cannot be seen with the naked eye. It can only be felt when times get rough and she is the only one left standing.”


461. “If the big rocks don’t go in first, they aren’t going to fit in later.”


462. “Love is honesty. Love is a mutual respect for one another.” – Simone Elkeles


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


464. “My father used to have an expression. He’d say, ‘Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity. It’s about respect. It’s about your place in your community..” – Joe Biden


465. Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it. — Orhan Pamuk


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


467. “All things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things.”


468. When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.” — Thomas S. Monson


469. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill


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


471. “Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.” – Laurence Sterne


472. “Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” Vince Lombardi


473. “Respect for the rights of others means peace.” – Benito Juarez


474. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.” — Mahatma Ghandi


475. “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” – John Ruskin, critic


476. “As a leader, you should always start with where people are before you try to take them where you want them to go.” Jim Rohn


477. “The glue that holds all relationships together–including the relationship between the leader and the led–is trust, and trust is based on integrity.” Brian Tracy


478. The more you give, the more you get. - Author: Krishna Sagar


479. ”Respect is an appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.” – Annie Gottlieb


480. I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.” — Mahatma Gandhi


481. “Whether it’s marriage of business, patience is the first rule of success.”


482. “You will gain more respect and esteem through listening rather than through talking.” – Clive Harman


483. If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable. — Louis D. Brandeis


484. “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss


485. “You will get love and respect from others when you stop craving for it.” ―Shunya


486. Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. — Roy T. Bennett


487. “Never judge someone by the way he looks or a book, by the way, it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.” ―Stephen Cosgrove


488. “Respect other people regardless of the level they are at or the level you are at. When you hand out respect, you get it back.” – Erik Estrada


489. “Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.” – Baltasar Gracian


490. “There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.” Henri Amiel


491. “Only a true man can earn the love and respect of a strong and independent woman.”


492. “Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley


493. “Respecting someone indicates the quality of your personality.”


494. “One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.” – E. W. Howe


495. “In learning, you will teach, and in teaching, you will learn.” – Phil Collins, musician


496. “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” — Confucius


497. “Leaders set high standards. refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” Brian Tracy


498. “The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.” – Steve Hall


499. “I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.” ―Herbert H. Lehman


500. “Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” -Thomas Jefferson


501. He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.” — André Gide


502. “Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.” ―Steve Maraboli


503. “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of the giants.” – Isaac Newton, mathematician


504. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter


505. “A person’s a person no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss


506. “Whenever GOD determines to do a great work, HE first sets HIS people to pray.”


507. “Self-respect is a question of recognising that anything worth having has a price.” – Joan Didion


508. ”Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


509. “For everyone, well-being is a journey. The secret is committing to that journey and taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself.”


510. “We all have to live together, so we might as well live together happily.” – Dalai Lama, spiritual leader


511. “Strategic leaders must not get consumed by the operational and tactical side of their work. They have a duty to find time to shape the future.” -Stephanie S. Mead


512. “A person’s a person no matter how small.” ―Dr. Seuss


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


514. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer


515. “When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders.” Craig Groeschel


516. Fair-minded people earn the respect of their colleagues rather than demanding it. - Author: Frank Sonnenberg


517. Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use. — Gamaliel Bailey


518. “Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.”


519. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” Arnold Glasow


520. “A successful Woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.”


521. “If they don’t respect, appreciate and value you, then they don’t deserve you.”


522. “If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.” ―Maya Angelou


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


524. “Respecting a child teaches them that even the smallest, most powerless, most vulnerable person is worthy of respect. And that is a lesson our world desperately needs to learn.” ―L.R. Knost


525. “Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.” – Albert Schweitzer


526. “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.”


527. “Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne


528. “If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.”


529. Consistency is a key element, without which a leader is incapable of getting respect, success or even developing confidence in others. — Daniel Transon


530. “Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.”-Jacques Maritain


531. “Have a big enough heart to love unconditionally, and a broad enough mind to embrace the differences that make each of us unique.”


532. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” Oprah Winfrey


533. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.” Mahatma Gandhi


534. “When someone does not value, appreciate and respect your love and friendship, it is a reflection of their own self-worth…not yours.” ―Anthon St. Maarten


535. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ―Roy T. Bennett


536. “Model the behavior you wish more people would display. Lead first.”


537. “I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.” – Scott Caan


538. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach


539. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” Brian Tracy


540. “The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.”


541. “How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”


542. “I was also raised to treat people exactly how I would like to be treated by others. It’s called respect.”―Keanu Reeves


543. “When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.” ―Louis Pasteur


544. “Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.” – Benjamin E. Mays


545. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia


546. “We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together until the end.” – Woodrow Wilson, president


547. “It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.” – Harvey Milk


548. “Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.” -Alphonsus Liguori


549. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” -Margaret Thatcher


550. “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” Dwight D. Eisenhower


551. “My father used to have an expression. He’d say, ‘Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity. It’s about respect. It’s about your place in your community.’”


552. “You can’t win unless you first begin. So start now.”


553. “I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose.”


554. Humility and respect tells much more about your background than your personality. — Kate Iroegbu


555. I've been in enough positions to respect people with different views. — Condoleezza Rice


556. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” -Warren Buffett


557. “If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings — and put compensation as a carrier behind it — you almost don’t have to manage them.” Jack Welch


558. “If you really want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate.” Richard Branson


559. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.”―Michael Bassey Johnson


560. “Love, respect and appreciate your parents as it is the one gift they truly cherish and desire.” ―Margo Vader


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


562. “Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.” – Mona Sutphen


563. “Respect commands itself, and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.” – Eldridge Cleaver


564. “Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.” – Kiana Tom


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


566. “If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us.” – Vishwas Chavan


567. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.” – Mahatma Ghandi


568. “What we make testifies who we are. People can sense care and can sense carelessness. This relates to respect for each other and carelessness is personally offensive.” – Jonathan I’ve


569. “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” – Bruce Lee


570. “I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect.”


571. “The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.”


572. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”


573. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” -Steve Jobs


574. “The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” Reverend Theodore Hesburgh


575. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” – Albert Einstein


576. He was the subject of a little respectful ribbing. But he was, of course, the captain, which meant he had to do lots of the ribbing himself. - Author: Geoff Dyer


577. “Acting with speed will garner you respect, awe, and irresistible momentum.” – Robert Greene


578. “Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!”


579. The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him. — William Lyon Phelps


580. There is no respect for others without humility in one's self. — Henri Frederic Amiel


581. “Respect toward others can’t be imposed. It’s a blessing or learning the hard way.” – Toba Beta


582. “The three ‘C’s’ of leadership are consideration, caring, and courtesy. Be polite to everyone.” Brian Tracy


583. “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me. All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” – Jackie Robinson


584. Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, valour, respect. All these things have to be earned.” — David Gemmell


585. “To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not success.” – Hugh Jackman


586. “Surround yourself with people who respect and treat you well.” — Claudia Black


587. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams


588. “One voice can change a room.” -Barack Obama


589. “In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect and no more of it than we had earned.” – Jane Haddam


590. If you are not being treated with respect, don't be a doormat. — Robert Tain


591. “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” – Jackie Robinson


592. “I’ve been so lucky to work with such great people: people that are such hard workers and have such respect and appreciation for one another.” – Blake Lively


593. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.”


594. “If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky


595. “Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” – Albert Einstein


596. “Never judge someone by the way he looks or a book, by the way, it’s covered; for inside those tattered pages, there’s a lot to be discovered.” – Stephen Cosgrove


597. “Self-respect knows no considerations.” – Mahatma Gandhi


598. “Want to know how to get respect from others? It’s actually quite simple. Walk with dignity, humility, and grace, then watch how the world responds to you.” ―Charles F. Glassman


599. “The key responsibility of leadership is to think about the future. No one else can do it for you.” Brian Tracy


600. “The key to being a good mentor is to help people become more of who they already are — not to make them more like you.” – Suze Orman, financial advisor


601. “When ‘I’ is replaced with ‘We’, even the illness becomes wellness.” – Malcolm X, civil rights icon


602. “It’s a man’s job to respect women, but it’s a women’s job to give him something to respect.”


603. “There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self-respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.” ―Orison Swett Marden


604. “I always respect a woman.” — Enrique Iglesias