155 Admiration And Respect Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of admiration and respect quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about how to admire someone.

The Most Famous Admiration And Respect Quotes (Best in 2024)

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

One of the most powerful of all our passions is the desire to be admired and respected. — Bertrand Russell

I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don't know where I would be without it. — Thomas Mann

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues. — Cary Grant

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance. — Benjamin Franklin

I have great respect for women. Nobody has more respect for women than I do. — Donald Trump

There are two sorts of affection - the love of a woman you respect, and the love for the woman you love. — Arthur Wing Pinero

There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Worship is admiration becoming adoration. — Matt Papa

If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself. — Danish proverb

Short Admiration And Respect Quotes

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  • Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are. — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • He who wants a rose must respect her thorn. — Andre Gide
  • Every day, tell at least one person something you like, admire, or appreciate about them. — Richard Carlson
  • I've developed a much greater respect for our politicians and every high-tech CEO. — Michael Saylor
  • The bottom line is, insults only hurt when they come from someone I respect. — Kresley Cole
  • Directing has only increased my admiration and respect for what it is that actors do. — Eric Stoltz
  • I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you. — Anthony Bourdain
  • I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line. — Major Owens
  • The desire to please those we admire and respect often cripples conscience. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • I just want to work, and learn from people I respect and admire. — Sienna Miller
Admiration and respect quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

What Is Respect Quotes

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

It gives a message to people of love... it does not matter what's the colour of your skin, what language do you speak, what religion do you believe in. It is that we should all consider each other as human beings and we should respect each other. — Malala Yousafzai

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call global challenges, which require global solidarity. — Ban Ki-moon

Admiration and respect quote When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disre
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.

You should always respect what you are and your culture because if your art is going to mean anything, that is where it comes from. — Romare Bearden

I've always rejected being understood. To be understood is to prostitute oneself. I prefer to be taken seriously for what I'm not, remaining humanly unknown, with naturalness and all due respect — Fernando Pessoa

My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change. — William Banting

Admiration and respect quote Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their c
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.

Empathy is a respectful understanding of what others are experiencing. Instead of offering empathy, we often have a strong urge to give advice or reassurance and to explain our own position or feeling. Empathy, however, calls upon us to empty our mind and listen to others with our whole being. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

All human beings bear God's image and must be respected for what each person is. Therefore, no external description of one's being, whether based on race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, can properly be used as the basis for either rejection or discrimination. — John Shelby Spong

The Earth is alive and contains the knowledge you seek. It is your consciousness that determines what it reveals. How to access this knowledge? And where are the keys to open it and make it yours? The Earth speaks. Love her, honor and respect her and she will reveal her secrets. — Barbara Marciniak

What I need to do is have a great positive attitude and a great work ethic. Those two things validate me. Yes, it's important that I have good numbers, and I'm well-respected as a player. But I think it's more important that I'm respected as a man. — David Robinson

Respect And Admiration Quotes

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The speed, accuracy and devastating power of American Artillery won confidence and admiration from the troops it supported and inspired fear and respect in their enemy. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

I respect Israel as hugely special, especially given all the sensitivities around it. The Jews managed to build a country, to elevate it, without anything except people and brains. — Volodymyr Zelenskyy

I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished. — Christiane Amanpour

Admiration and respect quote Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returne
Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.

It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect. — Hermann Hesse

Be the hero in your own movie. Pretend that your life was a movie and it started now, what would the hero do? What would the person that you respect do? What would the person that you admire and inspire you do? Do that. — Joe Rogan

I do not dislike but I certainly have no especial respect or admiration for and no trust in, the typical big moneyed men of my country. I do not regard them as furnishing sound opinion as respects either foreign or domestic business. — Theodore Roosevelt

Admiration and respect quote I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.
I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.

Be someone who genuinely seeks to understand, and you will be wise. Be someone kind, someone considerate, and you will be admired. Be someone who values truth, and you will be respected. Be someone who takes action, and you will move life forward. — Ralph Marston

I’m in a band. I don’t go to church every Sunday. I love punk rock music. Sometimes I use swear words a lot. I respect and admire gay men and women. I’m obsessed with horror films. I know what shame feels like. And guess what old man? Jesus is still my Savior. — Hayley Williams

A struggle for liberty is in itself respectable and glorious. . . . When conducted with magnanimity, justice and humanity, it ought to command the admiration of every friend to human nature. But if sullied by crimes and extravagancies, it loses its respectability. — Alexander Hamilton

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

Respect And Admire Quotes

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Love is a combination of admiration, respect, and passion. If you have one of those going, that's par for the course. If you have two, you aren't quite world class but you're close. If you have all three, then you don't need to die; you're already in heaven. — William Wharton

It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills. — Kevin Mitnick

I want friends, not admirers. People who respect me for my character and my deeds, not my flattering smile. The circle around me would be much smaller, but what does that matter, as long as they're sincere? — Anne Frank

Admiration and respect quote I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.
I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.

It is possible to be at the top of Christian service, respected and admired, and not have that indispensable ingredient by which God has chosen to work in His world today - the absolute sacrificial agape love of the Eternal God. — David Jeremiah

I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love. And it’s difficult to analyze love when you’re in it. — John Steinbeck

Your Olympic Hero is scheduled to wrestle a match against the man they call the big red retard; not that I have anything against retarded people cause I don't. As a matter of fact, I have a lot of retarded fans out there that admire and respect your Olympic Hero, and I wish them well. — Kurt Angle

Admiration and respect quote To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affect
To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children... to leave the world a better place... to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Mika Hakkinen was the best opponent (I've had) in terms of his quality, but the biggest admiration I had for him was we had 100% fight on track but a totally disciplined life off track. We respected each other highly and let each other live quietly. — Michael Schumacher

We yield to none in our love, admiration and respect for the Buddha-the Dharma-the Sangha. They are all ours. Their glories are ours and ours their failures. — Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

The grandiose person is never really free; first because he is excessively dependent on admiration from others, and second, because his self-respect is dependent on qualities, functions, and achievements that can suddenly fail. — Alice Miller

Love is not obedience, conformity, or submission. It is a counterfeit love that is contingent upon authority, punishment, or reward. True love is respect and admiration, compassion and kindness, freely given by a healthy, unafraid human being. — Dan Barker

Love And Admiration Quotes

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Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. — George Eastman

We have tendency to define ourselves in opposition to stuff. But try to also express your passion for things you love. Be demonstrative and generous in your praise of those you admire. Send thank-you cards and give standing ovations. Be pro-stuff, not just anti-stuff. — Tim Minchin

I'd like to do a comedy with Emma Thompson. I admire her as an actress so much. I love her. And I didn't know it until recently that her whole career started in comedy. — Gene Wilder

Admiration and respect quote Cutting people out of your life doesn't mean you hate them, it simply means you
Cutting people out of your life doesn't mean you hate them, it simply means you respect yourself. Not everyone is meant to stay !

What each man honours before all else, what before all things he admires and loves, this for him is God. — Origen

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. — Jane Austen

One wants to be loved, in lack thereof admired, in lack thereof feared, in lack thereof loathed and despised. One wants to instill some sort of emotion in people. The soul trembles before emptiness and desires contact at any price. — Hjalmar Söderberg

Admiration and respect quote One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another h
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy. — Bertrand Russell

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Tell me how you read and I'll tell you who you are. — Martin Heidegger

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege. — Charles Kuralt

You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. -Mr. Darcy — Jane Austen

Love And Respect Quotes

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If you find someone who makes you smile, who checks up on you often to see if you're okay. Who watches out or you and wants the best for you. Who loves and respects you. Don't let them go. People like that are hard to find. — Franz Kafka

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

If Canada is to survive, it can only survive in mutual respect and in love for one another. — Pierre Trudeau

Admiration and respect quote If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself.
If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself.

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

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. — Jack Kornfield

Respect is not fear and awe; it...[is]the ability to see a person as he is, to be aware of his unique individuality. Respect, thus, implies the absence of exploitation. I want the loved person to grow and unfold for his own sake, and in his own ways, and not for the purpose of serving me. — Erich Fromm

Admiration and respect quote Teaching respect takes responsibility. Being respectful takes courage. Showing r
Teaching respect takes responsibility. Being respectful takes courage. Showing respect takes passion.

Treat yourself with love and respect, and you will attract people who show you love and respect. — Rhonda Byrne

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long. — Marlene Dietrich

Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Love yourself, appreciate yourself, see the good in you... and respect yourself. — Betty Shabazz

Respect And Reverence Quotes

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Always think of yourself as everyone's servant; look for Christ Our Lord in everyone and you will then have respect and reverence for them all. — Teresa of Avila

I encourage and empower each of you to really stand in your truth, to stand for what is right — to continue to respect each other. — Meghan Markle

This beautiful Earth that we have, this gift that the Universe has given us is precious beyond measure, precious beyond imagination, and we are part of it and we must treat it with Love, respect, and reverence. — Graham Hancock

Even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of God's creation, made in his own image, destined to live for ever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect. — Pope Francis

I’m not going to revolutionize football. I’m in a system. You have to know how to respect it and to stay in place. — Kylian Mbappe

He that will have his son have respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great reverence for his son. — John Locke

The freethinker has the same right to discredit the beliefs of Christians that the Orthodox Christians enjoy in destroying reverence, respect, and confidence in Mohammedanism, Mormonism, Christian Science, or Atheism. — Theodore Schroeder

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him. — Samuel Butler

Whoever would be a teacher of men let him begin by teaching himself before teaching others; and let him teach by example before teaching by word. For he who teaches himself and rectifies his own ways is more deserving of respect and reverence than he who would teach others and rectify their ways. — Kahlil Gibran

Reverence is the sense that there is something larger than the self, larger even than the human, to which one accords respect and awe and assent. — Ursula Goodenough

Admire And Love Quotes

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I love and admire the American culture and the American dream. I learnt so many things about the American shoe industry and marketing strategies. I caught the secrets of American casual wear, that is elegant and wearable, retro and modern, and mixed it with an Italian touch, luxurious and handmade. — Diego Della Valle

Man is a marvelous curiosity...he thinks he is the Creator's pet...he even believes the Creator loves him; has passion for him; sits up nights to admire him; yes and watch over him and keep him out of trouble. He prays to him and thinks he listens. Isn't it a quaint idea. — Mark Twain

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. — Seneca

We live by admiration, hope and love. — William Wordsworth

Once she had loved Prince Joffrey with all her heart, and admired and trusted her his mother, the queen. They had repaid that love and trust with her father's head. Sansa would never make that mistake again. — George R. R. Martin

Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are. — Carl Schmitt

Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration. Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper; you are the most special person in my life. — Charles Stanley

If you have a deep-seated need to be loved and admired every day, you shouldn't be in politics. You should go work at a pet store. — Michael Nutter

It`s important to know where you`ve come from so that you can know where you`re going. I probably chose my profession because I was seeking approval, adulation, admiration and affection. — Cary Grant

Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Respect And Consideration Quotes

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Good manners reflect something from inside-an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self. — Emily Post

Speciesism: A failure, in attitude or practice, to accord any nonhuman being equal consideration and respect — Joan Dunayer

The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force. — William Bligh

I dont see why people are so snooty about Channel Five. It has some respectable documentaries about the Second World War. It also devotes considerable airtime to investigations into lap-dancing, and other related and vital subjects — Boris Johnson

I think we ought to decide that man-hating is not only respectable but honorable. To be a misandrist a woman needs considerable ingenuity, originality, and resilience. A misogynist requires no such resources. — Joanna Russ

My mother early on taught us to respect all animals, and I mean all animals - not just cats and dogs but rats and snakes and spiders and fish and wildlife, so I really grew up believing they are just like us and just as deserving of consideration. — Joanna Lumley

Young people, if you honor your fathers, you will love them, respect them, confide in them, be considerate of them, express appreciation for them, and demonstrate all of these things by following their counsel in righteousness and by obeying the commandments of God. — Dallin H. Oaks

With respect to their safety, derivatives, for the most part, are traded among very sophisticated financial institutions and individuals who have considerable incentive to understand them and to use them properly. — Ben Bernanke

With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue. — Nassau William Senior

A gentleman can always be told by the way he speaks to those that he thinks are his inferiors in some respect. His equals he does not wish to offend, his superiors he does not dare to offend, and of those whom he considers his inferiors he would be all the more considerate. — Fanny Jackson Coppin

Great Respect Quotes

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If we as a people realized the greatness from which we came we would be less likely to disrespect ourselves. — Marcus Garvey

Neither the military might nor the economic and technological development makes a nation great. It is made great by it's citizens with Self Respect and Integrity ingrained in their lives. — Pandurang Shastri Athavale

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A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness — Chinua Achebe

Greatness occurs when your children love you, when your critics respect you and when you have peace of mind. — Quincy Jones

We need to give everybody a chance, treat everybody with respect, and let them share in this great American dream that we have. — John Kasich

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A great chef is an artist that I truly respect. — Robert Stack

Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn't follow the great traditions of Islam. They've hijacked a great religion. — George W. Bush

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

Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants. — Carol P. Christ

Life on a small farm might seem primitive, but by living such a life we become able to discover the Great Path. I believe that one who deeply respects his neighborhood and everyday world in which he lives will be shown the greatest of all worlds. — Masanobu Fukuoka

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More Admiration And Respect Quotes

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One thing I’ve learned through all the ups and downs is that if you’re doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they’re on your side, you’re doing something right. — Hope Solo

There is nothing that I so greatly admire as purposefulness. I have an enormous respect for people who know exactly what they are doing and where they are going. Such people are compact and integrated. They have clear edges. They give an impression of invulnerability and balance, and I wish I were one of them. — Louise Dickinson Rich

One of the most admirable effects of Holy Communion is to preserve the soul from sin, and to help those who fall through weakness to rise again. It is much more profitable, then, to approach this divine Sacrament with love, respect, and confidence, than to remain away through an excess of fear and scrupulosity. — Ignatius of Loyola

I wasn't in school often enough to really belong to a 'clique,' but my friends all studied hard and got pretty good grades. They were good people with self-respect. I still like to be friends with people I admire something about; I really believe that we become like the people we're surrounded by, so I choose my friends carefully! — Danica McKellar

Many people value criticism in the early stage of a relationship, but become allergic to it over time. Remember this: No one can survive in a marriage (at least not happily) if they feel more judged than admired. Your partner won't make use of your constructive criticism if there's not a surrounding climate of admiration and respect. — Harriet Lerner

First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good times and bad, she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh, nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness. I admired and respected her - for her energy and commitment to others, and especially for her devotion to her two boys. — Elizabeth II

There is a universal respect and even admiration for those who are humble and simple by nature, and who have absolute confidence in all human beings irrespective of their social status. — Nelson Mandela

Young men often laugh at the sensible girls whom they secretly respect, and affect to admire the silly ones whom they secretly despise, because earnestness, intelligence, and womanly dignity are not the fashion. — Louisa May Alcott

I have to make decisions that people are a little confused about, in a way, and I just express the appreciation, admiration and respect I have. I just try to be the best I can, but I'm human. — Selena Gomez

I have always admired men and women who used their talents to serve the community, and who were highly respected and admired for their efforts and sacrifices, even though they held no office whatsoever in government or society. — Nelson Mandela

I have a certain admiration for Vladimir Putin because he doesn't allow decisions to be forced upon him by other countries. I think he focuses first and foremost on what is good for Russia and the Russians. As such, I have the same respect for Putin that I do for Ms. Merkel. — Marine Le Pen

What is love? As far as I can tell, it is passion, admiration and respect. If you have two, you have enough. If you have all three, you don't have to die to go to heaven. — William Wharton

Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart. I will always admire and respect Tiger. He and his beautiful family will always hold a special place in my heart. — Lindsey Vonn

It is characteristic to believe that those in need are given to, that the squeaky hinge is the one that gets the oil, but in the realm of emotions this is not so. It is the person who does not solicit liking and love, admiration and respect, sympathy and empathy to whom they are freely given. — Jo Coudert

I was raised by two women, and that laid the groundwork for the way I treat 'em: with the utmost respect and admiration. — Jimmy Connors

What I have known with respect to myself, has tended much to lessen both my admiration, and my contempt, of others. — Joseph Priestley

This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear. — Kenny Marchant

In testimony of their Respect For The Patriot of incorruptible Integrity, The Soldier of approved Valour The Statesman of consummate Wisdom; Whose Talents and Virtues will be admired By Grateful Posterity Long after this Marble shall have mouldered into Dust. — Alexander Hamilton

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