50 Respect Your Elders Quotes And Sayings

Looking for quotes about respecting elders? We have rounded up the best collection of famous respect elders quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to give respect seniors for their wisdom and experience.

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Our parents, teachers, and elder brother or sister in our family and life hold a very important place in our lives. They have always guided us and showed us through the journey of life. They try and imbibe the best value system in their kids.

Honoring your elders like mother, father, teachers, leaders is the gesture we can show for all the convenience they provided us. Your ageing parents deserve all the respect and love for the sacrifices they have done for you in their life.

Respect Elders Quotes And Sayings

  1. “I’m being respectful to my elders.”― Derrick Henry

  2. “Respect elders but not the people who doesn’t care you.”

  3. “Respect your elders and the world will respect you.”― Saeed Ahmed                                                                                 
    Respecting Elders Quotes
    Respecting Elders Quotes

  4. “My mother taught me how to respect elders and to love youngers.”― Ria

  5. “Respect our elders. They made it through school without google or wikipedia”                                                                                                                   
    Famous Respect Elders Quotes
    Famous Respect Elders Quotes

  6. “The earth is over a million years old; respect your elders.”― Deanna Anderson

  7. “The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.”― Andy Roony

  8. “Respect those who are older than you, so that they may honor you.”― Jervin Balmediano                                                                                                                                                             
    Quotes about respecting the elderly
    Quotes about respecting the elderly

  9. “Respect your elders. You never know when they’ll insult the person you hate.”― Emma Hart

  10. “I don’t believe in respecting elders, just for their age, if they are undeserving and unworthy of it.”

  11. “It is the good society that educates young people to respect its role models.”― Ahmed Mayouf

  12. “Respect for your elders was one of the cornerstones of civilized behaviour.”― Diana Gabaldon                                                                                                                                   
    Respect Your Elders Quotes
    Respect Your Elders Quotes

  13. “Be loyal to those who are loyal to you. And respect everyone, even your enemies and competition.”

  14. “I’m old school. I believe in having good manners, respecting my elders and helping others when I can.”                                                                                                                                       
    Thoughts On Respect Elders
    Thoughts On Respect Elders

  15. “Respect the young and chastise your elders. It’s about time the world was set aright.”― Vera Nazarian

  16. “Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.”― Erik Erikson

  17. “Young people. Don’t respect your elders, rather respect yourself. Real self-respect includes respect for others.”

  18. “Appeal with respect to elderly people as you would to the members of your own family.”― Lailah Gifty Akita

  19. “Just as kids need to learn to respect their elders, we are a society that increasingly respects our youth.”― Faith Salie                                                                                                                           
    We Must Respect Elders
    We Must Respect Elders

  20. “Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.”

  21. “Treat your parents and elders the way you want to be treated by your children later in life.”― Anurag Prakash Ray

  22. Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker. ”―Lisa Ling

  23. “Whoever is not kind to the younger ones, or does not respect the elders is not from my nation.”― Prophet Muhammad (Islam Saying)

  24. “Respect your elders. If they don’t respect you, hold your tongue and leave their sight. God sees all and he will see your goodness.”

  25. “People say, “Respect your elders,” but I always go, “Respect your young people because they are our future.””― Booker T

  26. “I was always taught to respect my elders and I’ve now reached the age when I don’t have anybody to respect.”― George Burns

  27. I’ve always had a problem with respect your elders. I must respect you because you are old? Even though you could be the worst person?”

  28. There’s a certain tradition to the way that you behave in dance, and a certain respect that you give to your elders.”― Neve Campbell

  29. “You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.”― Leviticus 19:32

  30. Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. – Exodus 20:12 ( Bible)

  31. “Respect your elders, respect your teachers, respect your God, respect this and respect that… No one ever taught, how to respect myself.”

  32. “When your elders are millennia-old demigods, you’d best take the injunction to respect your elders seriously.”― Nalo Hopkinson

  33. “We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.”― Mary Balogh

  34. “Listen to your elder’s advice. Not because they are always right but because they have more experiences of being wrong.”― Melchor Lim

  35. “Extend your commitment to your family members. Have respect for elders and be nice to them. They are your soft pillow.”― Kishore Bansal

  36. “We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.”― Marcia Fudge                                                           
    Respect Towards Elders Quotes
    Respect Towards Elders Quotes

  37. “I have so much respect for people that are my elders. You aren’t going to hear me cursing around people that are 60 and 70 years old.”― Ray Lewis

  38. “A lot of today’s youth don’t know one of the golden rules of life: respect your elders. I am saddened at how rude and impolite teenagers are these days!”

  39. “One of the things I’ve been taught by Native American elders is the importance of patience, of waiting to do things when the time is right.”― Joseph Bruchac

  40. “Respect those elder to you in years, in knowledge and spiritual attainment and act with love and compassion with those who are younger or less fortunate than you.”― Shri Radhe Maa

  41. “Respect for elders is very important, even in your manner and style of deriving on the streets. If you and an elder meet at a point where both of you have right of pass, let the elder go first.”

  42. “Respect your elders. Learn from the people who have walked the path before you, respect them. Because someday – and sooner than you could ever imagine – you’re going to be old, too.”

  43. “So many of our elderly population are forgotten about or disregarded… One day we will all be where they are. Is this how we will want to be treated! Our elderly deserve to be honoured and respected.”

  44. “Respect your elders. Learn from the people who have ridden the road before you… Because before they became old and wise they were young and stupid just like you and they survived to tell about it.”

  45. “Respect the elderly when you’re young. Help the weak when you’re strong. Admit your mistakes when you’re wrong. Because one day, you will grow old, become weak and expect others to show you some respect.”

  46. “We want to uplift the culture of Filipino – our respect to our elders, how we pray before we eat and sleep. These are things the younger generations tend to forget because of our exposure to other cultures.”― Coco Martin

  47. “Being classy is not about being stuck up, but more so about having a simply unique style that will never be forgotten. To be classy is to have respect; respect for others, respect for elders and most of all respect for yourself.”

  48. “If we want to be respected and honoured when we’re older, then we must lay the groundwork by respecting and honouring the elders we meet in our lives today. How we treat them today is the way we’ll be treated later.”― Louise Hay

  49. “As human beings we value the experience that comes with age. We are reminded over and over again with statements like ‘older and wiser’ and ‘respect your elders,’ promoting age as something to be cherished and respected.”― Jenna Morasca

  50. “My ideal woman would be someone with both beauty and intelligence. Someone who can hold her own in a conversation, gets along with my family and respects elders, loves children, and have a sense of humour as whacky as mine.”― Karan Patel

  51. “A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.”― Confucius

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As these respect elders quotes point out again and again, those who have the most experiences are often the wisest. Try and learn lessons your seniors teach you and show elders the love and respect they deserve.


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