35 Quotes About Being Kind and Respectful


Being kind to one another can make a significant difference in your life. These quotes about being kind and respectful to one another illustrate some of the changes that can happen to a situation or an environment when you lead from a position of kindness.

“A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.”

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

“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.”

“Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.”

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”

“Differences were meant not to divide but to enrich.”

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

“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.”

“Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

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

“Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.”

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

“I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.”

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

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

“It is only when you accept how different you all are, that you will be able to see how much the same you all are. Don’t expect anybody to be the same as you, then you will see that you are in many ways the same as everybody.”

“It’s not so much the journey that’s important; as is the way that we treat those we encounter and those around us, along the way.”

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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

“The earth does not belong to us. We belong to the earth.”

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”

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

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

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

“We are all equal in the fact that we are all different. We are all the same in the fact that we will never be the same.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.”

“Who am I to judge what I don’t understand.”

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

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”

Being kind to one another requires taking a series of events to illustrate your position and desire to improve the life and situation for another person.

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