Respect Quotes

Here are some quotes about respect to help inspire you to treat all people respectfully, all the time.

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

“We all require and want respect; man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.” -Aretha Franklin

“When we give respect, we get it back in return. When we respect children and teens, they learn to believe in themselves and us. They feel valued and loved. We feel valued and loved.” -Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.

“How might our world look different if all men respected all women? We’d probably see more women in leadership. More women leading Fortune 500 companies. If men respected women’s bodies and wishes then we could see an end to sexual abuse. Respect is more essential a quality than we often give it credit for being. Yet our world could be beautifully and radically transformed through it.” -Anonymous

“Respect is a solid foundation upon which to build constructive relationships. No matter how different a person is from you, if you treat that person with respect they are more likely to respect you in return. Upon this foundation, trust and mutual understanding can be built. So, treat every person you meet with respect and you’ll be amazed by the results!” -Matthew Vasko