Thursday, June 11, 2015

Live Your Life The Respectful Way With These 15 Respect Quotes

Respect is for those who deserve it, not for those who demand it.

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

2. Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. -Laurence Sterne 

3. Respect yourself and others will respect you. –Confucius 

4. 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 

5. The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. -Benjamin Franklin 

6. Men are respectable only as they respect. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

7. Respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired - it can only be earned. -'Bits & Pieces' 

8. Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself - no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are - completely; the good and the bad - and make changes as YOU see fit - not because you think someone else wants you to be different. -Stacey Charter 

9. Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life. -Chinese Proverb 

10. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. -Lao-Tzu 

11. 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 

12. He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others. - Rene G. Torres 

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

14. When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. - John Gra 

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

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