Mutual Respect Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mutual respect quotes, mutual respect sayings, and mutual respect proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Mutual respect is the foundation of genuine harmony.     

Dalai Lama XIV

Mutual respect and mutual listening are the foundations of harmony within the family.     

Gautama Buddha

Mutual respect is so important because as soon as it disappears in relations between you and the next person, there's trouble.     

Dizzy Gillespie

In many ways, effective communication begins with mutual respect, communication that inspires, encourages others to do their best.     

Zig Ziglar

It is very difficult to sustain a high-quality relationship that has the kind of mutual intensity, that has a kind of mutual respect, without putting in time.     

Cornel West

The only society that works today is also one founded on mutual respect, on a recognition that we have a responsibility collectively and individually, to help each other on the basis of each other's equal worth. A selfish society is a contradiction in terms.     

Tony Blair

Where there's no mutual respect, there's trouble!     

Dizzy Gillespie

Mutual respect! That's what it takes to be friends.     

Hugo Chavez

It is mutual respect which makes friendship lasting.     

John Henry Newman

The diversity is the risk of war, the necessity of diversity is mutual respect.     

Tariq Ramadan

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

Pierre Trudeau

We must work harder to build mutual respect, an attitude of tolerance, with forbearance one for another.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

The most special relationships, in my experience, are based on a combination of trust and mutual respect.     

Charles Kennedy

Mutual respect among everyone for one another and for one another's rights is an absolute prerequisite for peace.     

Ryan Miller

The need of the moment is not one religion, but mutual respect and tolerance of the devotees of the different religions.     

Mahatma Gandhi

One effect of an individualistic culture that's poor at instilling mutual respect is that people jump more quickly to anger or violence.     

Geoff Mulgan

By mutual respect, understanding and with good will we can find acceptable solutions to any problems which exist or may arise between us.     

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The more contact we have with one another and the more we come to understand each other's values, the greater will be our mutual respect.     

Dalai Lama

Mutual tolerance is the stepping stone to mutual respect. A hospitable mind is the key to a neighboring or an alien spirit, looked by dogma and guarded by tradition.     

Ameen Rihani

After mutual respect and understanding are achieved, it is possible to establish real, sincere relationships, which is the foundation of a solid long-term collaboration.     

Ron Garan

Only through the development of mutual respect, and in a spirit of truth, can friendship come about. By these means it is possible to move human minds, but never by force.     

Dalai Lama XIV

When we continue to hate, we continue to lose. When we amplify mutual respect and love, we have a lot to gain. Quite simply, there is more for us to gain through love than hate.     

Suzy Kassem

A better way to mutual respect is to engage directly with the moral convictions citizens bring to public life, rather than to require that people leave their deepest moral convictions outside politics before they enter.     

Michael Sandel

Mutual respect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose life we share. We must distrust our instinct of intervention, for the desire to make one's own will prevail is often disguised under the mask of solicitude.     

Henri Frederic Amiel

Freedom goes hand-in-hand with mutual respect.     

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

Love is about mutual respect, apart from attraction.     

George Best

We live in a society where mutual respect and appreciation should be considered one of the pillars of modern life.     

Auliq Ice

Where ever the spirit of Christ is known, there is much of good will, of mutual respect, of love and appreciation and kindness.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

The role of the leader is to foster mutual respect and build a complementary team where each strength is made productive and each weakness irrelevant.     

Stephen Covey