100+ Ultimate Quotes About Disrespect And Being Rude

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. – Billy Graham

A joke sounds like a joke.  An insult sounds like an insult. Most people, nowadays, trying to be funny, smuggle insult into jokes. – Michael Bassey Johnson

A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless interaction to a battle of wits and add drama to an otherwise dull day! – Calvin

A man who goes into a restaurant and blatantly disrespects the servers shows a strong discontent with his being. Deep down he knows that restaurant service is the closest thing he will ever experience being served like a king. – Criss Jami

A true gentleman is one who is never intentionally rude. – Oscar Wilde

A woman bought you into this world, so you have no right to disrespect one. – Tupac Shakur

Always ignore the hateful attitude and rude behavior of the people.  They are powerless without your response. – Bushra Zarrar Rana

Arrogance, disrespect and demand have a higher price. Kindness, respect and tact give a better price. – Angelica Hopes

But it becomes disrespectful when the artist’s process is not respected. – Talib Kweli

Disagreement is one thing; disrespect is quite another. – Richard V. Reeves

Disrespect adheres to the ignorant; like wet leaves, breathed, on cold skin. – Sir Kristian Goldmund Aumann

Disrespect begins when you have offended the other person, not when you decide it’s disrespect. – Unknown

Disrespect cannot be commanded, it must be earned. – Matthew Taberner

Disrespect for life is a direct reflection of violating the laws of the kingdom of love. – Sunday Adelaja

Disrespect for women grows when religions are dominated by men. … I believe without question that the disrespect for women embodied male-dominated religion is a factor in laws and customs that keep women down. – Melinda Gates

Disrespect is a weapon of the weak. – Alice Miller

Disrespecting yourself can be harmful to your future self. – Angel Moreira

Don’t disrespect principle.  Regardless of how small it might seem. – Unknown

Don’t disrespect me, lie about it, and then come smile in my face and act like nothing’s wrong. – Scottie Pippen

Don’t let people disrespect you. My mom says don’t open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people. – Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Genius attracts more hate than love and more disrespect than respect; at least for the first few hundred years. – Steve Fowler

Have you ever stopped to realize the disrespect that is afoot in our society? From the White House to God’s House, and even mom’s house… just remember that disrespect creates distance. How far have we strayed from home? – Bobby F. Kimbrough, Jr.

I don’t think a tough question is disrespectful. – Helen Thomas

I find drug use disrespectful, self-destructive, and weak. I want no part of it.                      – Davey Havok

I think our society is all about judgment, which is so rude and disrespectful.                      – Raven-Symone

I would never disrespect a man’s way of life, especially if they’re happy. – Phife Dawg

I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there.  We are all the same.   What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt at the end of the day.  – Angie Stone

I would never treat anyone with disrespect just because they are different from me. We are all created by the Almighty, and like Him, I love all of humanity. – Phil Robertson

Ideological differences are no excuse for rudeness. – Judith Martin

If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves? – Mary Astell

If I were dictator, I’d have a catch-all crime of disrespect. – Richard Griffiths

If life has taught me anything it’s that when you hear “with all due respect”, somebody’s about to get disrespected. – Nitya Prakash

If somebody has done something to disrespect you as a man, I feel like I have to protect myself. – Omarion

If they respect you, respect them.  If they disrespect you, still respect them.   Do not allow the actions of others to decrease your good manners, because you represent yourself, not others. – Mohamed Zeyara

If we continue to create a world where there are poverty and disrespect, there will continue to be terrorism. – Jodie Evans

If you accept their disrespect they will never respect you. – Sonya Parker

If you are rude, cynical, habitually-sarcastic or pessimistic, your life options are going to be very limited. – Bryant McGill

If you do not respect your wishes, no one else will. You will simply attract people who disrespect you as much as you do. – Vironika Tugaleva

If you threw your shoe to someone’s head, you spread your stench. – Angelica Hopes

If you want to feel respected by her, do not disrespect her feelings. – Gift Gugu Mona

I’m not a cheater, but if I win Olympic gold and people are looking at me and saying I am a cheat because I’ve won, it’s hugely disrespectful given the hard work I’ve put in. – Adam Peaty

In any country when you throw something in somebody’s face, it’s disrespectful. – Pitbull

Intelligence arouses fear and respect, the lack of it keeps one on the narrow-minded road of disrespect, stupidity and inferiority complex. – Michael Bassey Johnson

It is not by insulting people that we teach them. – Lamine Pearlheart

It’s better to be alone and keep your dignity than to be in a relationship where you always sacrifice your self-respect. – Auliq Ice

It’s disrespectful to the older generation to have long hair. They fought in two world wars; they didn’t fight for us to grow our hair and look like girls. – Bernard Sumner

Keep your mind off when you feel disrespected by someone who is not even close to your worth. – Jordan Hoechlin

Know your worth. You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served. – Tene Edwards

Love is a reason for so many things… But not to tolerate disrespect and abuse. Let love be the force that heals you from a bad relationship; not what keeps you in it.                         – Steve Maraboli

Marital psychological abuse suffered by a parent can never be understood by disrespectful, ungrateful, growing, biased, brainwashed children. – Angelica Hopes

Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuous lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. – Michael Bassey Johnson

Most kids would not respect their parents as much as they do, or even at all if they knew how intellectually undemanding is the role they played in their creation.                             – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Never judge badly a rage of a very patient heart who had let go of many repetitive offences from insufferable bastards. – Angelica Hopes

Never justify being rude; never forget to be kind. – Debasish Mridha

Never make excuses for someone who disrespects you-who they are or what they do isn’t a pass to treat you like trash! – Trent Shelton

Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are.  Don’t take it personally.  Be silent. – Unknown

No disrespect’ is a world away from respect–and admiration. – Susanne Dunlap

No matter what the reason, if you start to scream and shout, you look a fool, and you feel a fool, and you earn the disrespect of everyone. – Michael Caine

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is. – Irvin Himmel

No one has the right to be rude. – Frank Sonnenberg

No woman deserves to be disrespected; to be beaten up, to be called bitches or sluts. Assaulted or insulted. Even if she’s a hooker. – Imam Shah

Nothing in the history of humankind has been disrespected as much as nature. – M.F. Moonzajer

One thing I don’t like is when you disrespect the law. – Barack Obama

Our flag is our identity, and we can’t disrespect or let anyone else disrespect our identity. – Gautam Gambhir

Pity, I knew, was just disrespect wrapped in kindness. I had to address it early, or it would grow unwieldy in time. – Veronica Roth

Playing victim to situations you can walk away from is disrespectful to people who face positions where they can’t. – Dominic Riccitello

Poisonous relationships cloud your vision. I wasted a lot of time adjusting my boundaries and justifying disrespect when it would have been so much easier (and a lot less painful) to simply adjust my life to their absence. – Steve Maraboli

Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. – Cesar Chavez

Renunciation is dropping the fear, anger, respect, and disrespect but continuously radiating unconditional love for everyone. – Amit Ray

Reproach is a shame, blame, disgrace, disapproval and a disrespectful attitude toward yourself. When you’re under reproach, your behavior shows it. – Joyce Meyer

Rudeness happens when there is a leak in your self-control. – Richelle E. Goodrich

Rudeness is a means to attract attention, assert power, cover-up ineptitude, deflect personal insecurities, and intimidate meeker people. – Kilroy J. Oldster

Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength. – Eric Hoffer

Rudeness luxuriates in the absence of self-respect. – Eric Hoffer

Self-respect by definition is a confidence and pride in knowing that your behavior is both honorable and dignified. Therefore when you harass or vilify another person, you not only disrespect them but you also. -Respect yourself by respecting others. – Miya Yamanouchi

Some people console themselves by telling themselves that at least their lover or spouse does not disrespect them enough to cheat on them openly. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Sometimes it’s not always straightforward, but it’s not always confusing either. You just have to respect a person’s decisions without disrespecting them. – Temitayo Olami

The average adult hates being treated like a child unless it suits them. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people… the more peaceful your life will become. – Mandy Hale

The worst disrespect of all time is to disrespect someone’s children. – Damon Dash

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse. – John Locke

There is no excuse for making disrespectful and demeaning comments about women. – Beto O’Rourke

There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you’ll miss their companionship and you’ll also miss their disrespect. – Michael Bassey Johnson

This sutra enjoins a rule of morality. It says nobody should be disrespected. A man can impress everybody with his virtues. Disrespecting others means the downfall of our virtues. A person who disrespects others, in a way disrespect himself. A virtuous man does not disrespect his friend or even his enemy. Disrespect to an enemy can investigate him to react. The best thing is to destroy him completely. For a ruler, this is very important. – Chanakya

Those who disrespect you with their mouth don’t deserve your ear. – Curtis Tyrone Jones

Those who make hostility a daily manner are often left in the lurch at difficult times.          – Michael Bassey Johnson

Throughout life, people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad.  Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. – Will Smith

Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together. – Johann Kaspar Lavater

We must guard against disrespectful, disparaging, and criticizing thoughts. We must try to practice reverence and devotion in our thinking at all times. – Rudolf Steiner

What is the difference between disrespect (avinay) and despise (viradhana)? Disrespect (avinay) means one shows lack of respect and to despise (viradhana) means one becomes an adversary (opponent). – Dada Bhagwan

What’s the definition of terrorism? It’s to achieve an objective through the use of force and fear. These are just nasty, evil, disgusting human beings who disrespect human life. – Tim Kennedy

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. – Brendon Burchard

Where there is no respect for life, there you will find evil. – O.R. Melling

You can choose to disrespect me but I will not permit you to hurt my spirit. – Lailah Gifty Akita

You can condemn and criticize religion… all those things are fine, but you can’t mock and disrespect people. – Unknown

You cannot force a person to show you respect, but you can refuse to be disrespected. – Jerose

You cannot respect someone but disrespect their time. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

You deserve respect and appreciation. A person who doesn’t have respect for themselves will more than likely not give it to you. You have to set the standard for yourself by not allowing the insolence. – Amaka Imani Nkosazana

You don’t have permission to disrespect yourself. – Martin de Maat

You don’t have to disrespect and insult others simply to hold your ground. If you do, that shows how shaky your position is. – Red Haircrow

You’re not going to be liked by everybody when you speak the truth. I don’t speak the truth to put people down; I don’t speak the truth to show disrespect. – Hope Solo


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