Sometimes we got stuck with the wrong person and we need to be with someone better who deserve us. That’s why we have collected different quote about deserving better. Read and think about whom
Quote About Deserving Better
I’m tired of fighting. For once I want to be fought for.
I cared too much, you didn’t care enough. That was the problem.
The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.
Emotionally: I’m done. Mentally: I’m drained. Spiritually: I’m dead. Physically: I smile.
I don’t hate you
I am exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel.
Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you.
Someone shouldn’t need to be faced with your absence to value your presence.
My mistake was making you a
I’d rather have someone who shows they care than someone who just says it.
If your gut is telling you to run like the wind, listen. And grab your sneakers.
Apology accepted. Trust denied.
You can give them another chance, or you can forgive, let go, and give yourself a better chance.
And now I’ll do what’s best for me.—John Green
How many times can you accept an apology for the same mistake, before you realize that mistake will keep happening?
Don’t worry when I fight with you, worry when I stop because it means there’s nothing left for us to fight for.
I never needed you, I wanted you, there’s a difference.
When you care for someone more than they deserve, you get hurt more than you deserve.
Today I realized, you don’t care anymore. And then I realized, you probably never did
Just because I’m strong enough to handle the pain, doesn’t mean I deserve it.
I guess the moment when everything changed was when I realized I deserved so much better.
Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.
It is a lonely feeling when someone you care about becomes a stranger.
It’s not healthy to stay with people that don’t even bother to ask how you are.
You see a person’s true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.—Ernest Hemingway
She didn’t leave you for making too many mistakes, she left because you made the same mistake too many times.
I have a thousand things to say to you, and a thousand reasons not to.
I was wrong”, builds more respect than “I told you so”. Dan Rockwell
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university. Albert Einstein
Respecting someone indicate the quality of your personality. Mohammad Rishad Sakhi
You can’t force someone to respect you, but you can refuse to be disrespected. (Submitted by the Wisdom Quotes Community)
This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him. William Lyon Phelps
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect. Mahatma Gandhi
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. Orison Swett Marden
He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Frank Herbert
Have a big enough heart to love unconditionally, and a broad enough mind to embrace the differences that make each of us unique. D.B. Harrop
What women want is what men want. They want respect. Marilyn vos Savant
I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. Herbert H. Lehman
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness. African proverb
Show respect to all people, but grovel to none. Tecumseh
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man. Norman Cousins
The secret of a happy life is respect. Respect for yourself and respect for others. Ayad Akhtar
At first, they’ll only dislike what you say, but the more correct you start sounding the more they’ll dislike you. Criss Jami
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth. Gary Chapman
When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title. Criss Jami (This is one of my favorite respect quote. Leave a reply here and let me know what’s yours!)
Respect a man, he will do the more. James Howell
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. Mahatma Gandhi
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
Respect is one of the greatest expressions of love. Miguel Angel Ruiz
Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Richard Branson
Respect is how you treat someone. Unknown
Respect is thinking and acting in a way that shows others you care about their feelings and their well-being. Unknown
Respect is thinking and acting in a positive way about yourself or others. Unknown
Respect is something you choose to give. Respect is given because you value people. Unknown
Respect is what we owe; love, what we give. Philip James Bailey
Respect…is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique. Annie Gottlieb
On his dad Rocky Johnson: The best advice he instilled in me as a kid: ‘Respect is given when it’s earned… so get out there and earn it.’ I still do today. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
Respect is a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
A person’s a person, no matter how small. Dr. Seuss
Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery. Malcolm X
If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die. Maya Angelou
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth. Voltaire
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability. George Bernard Shaw
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King Jr
If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. Albert Einstein
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. Albert Einstein
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillich
We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect. Winston Churchill
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. Winston Churchill
You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together. Buddha
Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them. Albert Schweitzer
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? Confucius
Self-respect knows no considerations. Mahatma Gandhi
Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention. Roy T. Bennett
Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. Kiana Tom
Respect yourself above all. Pythagoras
A lack of boundaries invites a lack of respect. Unknown
Respect starts with yourself. Unknown
Respect me and I’ll respect you. Simple. Unknown
Manners cost nothing. Unknown
The goal is not to be liked, it’s to be respected. Unknown
Men are respectable only as they respect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
My love is unconditional. My trust, my respect are not. Unknown
You can’t force a person to show you respect but you can refuse to be disrespected. Unknown
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance? A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If we are not free, no one will respect us. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing. Michel de Montaigne
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. Louis Pasteur
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect. George Bernard Shaw
We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. H. L. Mencken
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. Thomas Paine
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself – limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist. Albert Camus
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. Bill Bradley
You should show some respect for what other people see and feel, even though it be the exact opposite of what you see and feel. Luigi Pirandello
It is my theory that when the people can outwit the leader, the more respected their voices will be. Criss Jami
Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others. Amy Leigh Mercree
Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely. Roy T. Bennett
It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters. Amit Ray
Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself. Steve Maraboli
I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place. Maya Angelou
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power. Clint Eastwood
Don’t yell at people. Stand up for what’s right. Put yourself in the other persons place. Greg Proops
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. Edward Gibbon
We can really respect a man only if he doesn’t always look out for himself. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob. Salvador Dali
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest. Rodney Dangerfield
With my wife I don’t get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to ‘the best woman a man ever had.’ The waiter joined me. Rodney Dangerfield
So live that you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. Will Rogers
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche
It is not grey hair that makes one respectable but character. Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. Albert Camus
Since when was genius found respectable? Elizabeth Barrett Browning
This is how you start to get respect, by offering something that you have. Mitch Albom
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. Bono
Proper respect to others is the most prudent rule of directing the measure of reverence due to ourselves. Norman MacDonald
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his private heart no man much respects himself. Mark Twain
Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime. Will Durant
Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. Timothy J. Keller
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents. Robert F. Kennedy
Happiness is no respecter of persons. Stephen Fry
Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due. Eldridge Cleaver
Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises. Friedrich Nietzsche
In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. Malcolm X
You can’t respect yourself if you’re afraid to be who you are. Amber Heard
Never take a person’s dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you. Frank Barron
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. George Bernard Shaw
We owe respect to the living; to the dead we owe only truth. Voltaire
As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect the uniqueness of others. Robert Schuller
Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it. R.G. Risch
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. Napoleon Hill
People crave for more respect than love, because they expect love only from few people but they want respect from everyone. Amit Kalantri
We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws. Hunter S. Thompson
The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. William Hazlitt
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity. Julius Erving
If we can’t laugh at ourselves, do we have the right to laugh at others? C.H. Hamel
What withdraws, what becomes scarce, suddenly seems to deserve our respect and honor. What stays too long, inundating us with its presence, makes us disdain it. Robert Greene
If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly. Max Nordau
There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self. Henri Frederic Amiel
Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use. Gamaliel Bailey
The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences. Unknown
Respecting others’ opinions doesn’t mean being untrue to our own. P. M. Forni
Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all. Ray Davis