Phrases about respect: aphorisms, quotes

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Quotes, aphorisms and phrases about respect, understood as a positive consideration, even if different from our way of thinking, that we have towards someone or something, in order to better understand life in all its diversities.


Quotes about respect

- Friendship, like love, requires almost as much art as a successful dance figure. It takes a lot of momentum and a lot of control, many exchanges of words and many silences. Above all, a lot of respect. (Rudolf Chametovic Nureyev)

- At the heart of every sincere dialogue is, first of all, the recognition and respect of the other. Above all there is the "heroism" of forgiveness and mercy, which free us from resentment, from hatred and open a truly new path. (Pope francesco)


- Humans are prey to three chronic and incurable diseases: the need for food, the need for sleep and the need for respect. (Henry De Montherlant)

- It is better to gain the trust and respect of one's children than to acquire the fame and adulation of the masses. (Denis Waitley)

- Demonstrations of self-sufficiency almost always provoke a stunned respect in me. (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald)


- I understood that hoping to be respected by people for being a feminist is like hoping not to be charged by a bull because you are a vegetarian. (Isabel allende)

- I have known and respected your husband for many years, what is good for him is also good for me. (Groucho Marx)

- So to love, one must first 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 after all, it is in the relationship with one's self that the relationship with one's neighbor develops. (Erich Fromm)


- The more things get warm, the more important it is that you keep your coldness. (Harvey B. Mackay)

- We all need to feel that we count for someone: we will invariably give our love, respect and attention to the person who satisfies this need. (Ari Kiev)

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- I have never taught my students anything; I just tried to put them in the best conditions to learn. (Albert Einstein)

- Don't compromise yourself, because you are all you have. (Janis Joplin)

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

- Home is the place where boys and girls learn how to limit their desires, observe the rules, and consider the rights and needs of others. (Sidonie Matzner Gruenberg)

- The real victory is the victory over aggression, a victory that respects the humanity of the enemy, thus making further conflict unnecessary. (Sun Tzu)

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

- We often have more respect for our neighbors - than what our neighbors can think of us - than ourselves. (Marco Aurelio)


- If you are strong, be meek and peaceful, so that those close to you respect you more than fear. (Kilo Of Sparta)

- A man is all the more respectable the more things he is ashamed of. (George Bernard Shaw)

- If you want to know what a man is like, take a good look at how he treats those inferior to him, not how he treats his peers. (J.K.Rowling)

- Fang Chi questioned the Master on the virtue of humanity. The Master said: “Be respectful at home; in dealing with business be reverent and in dealing with others be loyal. Even if you live among the barbarians, you cannot give up these qualities. (Confucius)

- When you are happy to be simply yourself and do not compare and compete, everyone will respect you. (Lao Tse)

- I respect my God, but I love the universe. (Voltaire)


- Where there is no respect for human rights - I say the inalienable rights inherent in man as a man - there can be no peace, because any violation of personal dignity favors resentment and a spirit of revenge. (Pope John Paul II)

- The real victory is the victory over aggression, a victory that respects the humanity of the enemy, thus making further conflict unnecessary. (Sun Tzu)

- You will never meet two absolutely identical faces. No matter beauty or ugliness: these things are relative. Each face is the symbol of life. And all life deserves respect.It is by treating others with dignity that you earn respect for yourself. (Tahar Ben Jelloun)

- If it is a duty to respect the rights of others, it is also a duty to have one's rights respected. (Herbert Spencer)

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

- The real hunter does not need suitable clothes, it is that there is greater satisfaction in tripping over the plowed earth and sliding into the mota when only the aim of the game must polarize the hunter's attention: more mud dries up on the edge of the trousers, the more a hunter looks respectable, as if he were showing an extra trophy. (Jules Renard)

Aphorisms on respect

- The morality of sexual relations, when it is free from superstitions, essentially consists in respect for the other person, in not wanting to use it only for personal pleasure, without regard for his desires. (Bertrand Russel)

- I respect only those who know how to resist me, but do not tolerate them. (Charles De Gaulle)

- I need to feel the respect for an ideal for my mother. (Anne Frank)

- A little rudeness and disrespect can raise a senseless interaction to an arm wrestling and add drama to an otherwise boring day. (Bill Watterson)

- We must be peacemakers and our communities must be schools of respect and dialogue with those of other ethnic or religious groups, places where you learn to overcome tensions, to promote fair and peaceful relationships between peoples and social groups and to building a better future for generations to come. (Pope francesco)

- Respect your neighbor as yourself, and also something more. (Leonardo Sciascia)


- The biggest compliment that was ever made to me was when one asked me what I thought of it, and waited for my reply. (Henry David Thoreau)

- Deep respect is not that far from fear. (Alistair Macleod)

- Make your family members respect you rather than fear you, because love follows respect, more than fear, hatred. (Demosthenes)

- In Hollywood people have a lot of respect for the dead, certainly not the same can be said for the living. (Errol Flynn)

- At one time there was great respect for a head covered with white hair. (Ovid)

- The future lies in the respectful coexistence of diversity, not in the approval of a theoretically neutral single thought. We have long seen history, the tragedy of unique thoughts. Recognition of the fundamental right to religious freedom, in all its dimensions, therefore becomes essential. (Pope francesco)

- The bond that unites your real family is not that of blood, but that of respect and joy for each other's lives. Rarely do family members grow under one roof. (Richard Bach)

- The life of every living being is sacred and you must have the utmost respect for it. (Albert Schweitzer)

- Every form of life, as it is life, is sacred and this must suffice. The right man is the one who, when he finds a worm that has gone astray after a storm and is drying on the asphalt, puts the animal back in the grass without wondering how much intelligence it is equipped with. He saves him because he is alive and life is sacred. (Albert Schweitzer)

- I promise to love you faithfully, giving up all the others, in good and bad luck, in health and disease, regardless of where life will lead us. I will protect you, I will trust you and I will respect you. (E.L.James)

- If you pick up a hungry dog ​​and feed it, it won't bite you. Here is the difference between man and dog. (Mark Twain)

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


- Be peaceful, be polite, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone gets their hands on you, send them to the cemetery. (Malcom X)

- In order to maintain self-respect, it is better to displease people with doing what you know is right than to temporarily please them with doing what you know is wrong. (William John Henry Boetcker)

- Respect for ourselves guides our morals; and having deference to others governs our ways. (Laurence Sterne)

- There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age - I lost it when I arrived and left. (Joseph Boynton Priestley)

- If a man loses his respect for any form of life, he will lose respect for all forms of life. (Albert Schweitzer)

- The first effect of love is to inspire great respect; we feel reverence for those we love. (Blaise Pascal)

- Be authentic with respect to who you are, be true with respect to yourself. (Osho)

- Friendship, like love, requires almost as much art as a successful dance figure. It takes a lot of momentum and a lot of control, many exchanges of words and many silences. Above all, a lot of respect. (Rudolf Chametovic Nureyev)

- You don't have to love me, but you have to respect who I am.(Conchita Wurst)

- To acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you have a great talent, to give, early in your youth, a good kick to the right hock of the company you love. After this, be a snob. (Salvador Dalì)

- You cannot speak successfully to people if they think you are not interested in what they have to say to you or have no respect for them. (Larry King)

Phrases about respect

- Kindness is the principle of touch, and respect for others is the primary condition of knowing how to live. (Henri Frederic Amiel)


- In order to be respected, authority must be respectable. (Tom Robbins)

- Tolerance should be a transition phase. It should lead to respect. To tolerate is to offend. (Goethe)

- Respect is a right and a duty for everyone. (Im Kwon Taek)

- It may seem unpleasant or even a paradox, but nevertheless it must be said, that he will become truly free and therefore also happy in love life only the one who has overcome respect before the woman and who has become accustomed to the idea of ​​incest with his mother or with her sister. (Sigmund Freud)

- Don't let people treat you badly. My mom said don't open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people. (Cuba Gooding Jr)

- The respect and rights acquired by all are the work of a few men full of ideals and dead for them and forgetting these men is like giving up respect and rights. (Robysjack)

- Children don't have to be afraid of you to respect you. (Michael Madsen)

- We journalists are not priests or nuns, but we have ethical values: these are mainly dictated by self-respect and profession. Our role is to ensure that others do not abuse power. (Abraham Abe Rosenthal)

- Men who love their mothers treat women well and have respect for them. (Ellen Barkin)

- Treating your opponent with respect is giving him an advantage he is not entitled to. (Samuel Johnson)

- I have respect for those who plant a tree and will not enjoy its shadow. (David Strathairn)

- The bored man makes his way faster than the others. If you get bored, they respect you. (Saul Bellow)


- I have a lot of respect for my father, but we are different. (Brandon Lee)

- If you want to benefit from the gifts of nature you have to adapt to its needs, its rules and standards. (Shimon Peres)

- A child who does not respect his parents will have no respect for anyone. (Billy Graham)

- It is possible to build a culture of encounter and a world of peace, where believers of different religions, while preserving their identity, can live together in harmony and mutual respect. (Pope francesco)

- Son of my father, I am. He taught me honor and respect. (Gabriel Garko)

- Human beings, to the extent that they become aware that they are part of the design of creation, become capable of respecting each other instead of fighting each other, damaging and impoverishing the planet. (Pope francesco)

- I demand respect for my daughter, for my white hair and my striped pedals. (Toto)

- Everyone should feel respect for suffering humanity. (Giuseppe Verdi)

- Love and respect are the basis of all friendship and, if one of them is missing, friendship would be imperfect. (Eustace Budgell)

- Respect, but do not love, the man who acts according to principles. (Theodor Gottlieb Von Hippel)

- To hell with respect! Do you want me to respect the law? And I want a law that respects me. (Carey Mulligan)

- I have the same responsibility as anyone else in reducing consumption and teaching children respect for the environment. (Harrison Ford)

- You will never be a beautiful woman or a beautiful person until you have respect for human weakness. (Bing Crosby)

- Don't spend your life worrying about whether someone likes you or not, you'd better make sure they treat you as you deserve. (Denzel Washington)

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