Respect

Respect  Respect means showing consideration and appreciation for yourself, others, and everything around you. For additional guidance on cultivating respect, download the Key Respect Flyer (in English and Spanish).

Related Words

  • Self-respect
  • Respect forOthers
  • Respect forAuthority
  • Tolerance
  • Courteous

Respectful people:

  • Treat others the way they would like to be treated
  • Follow rules and directions
  • Accept others for who they are
  • Listen to the ideas and opinions of others
  • Care about the feelings of others
  • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements
  • Use good manners and language
  • Are polite to everyone
  • Know that teasing hurts others so don’t do it
  • Understand the value of objects
  • Keep bodies neat, clean, rested, and in shape
  • Keep hands and feet to themselves
  • Appreciate the beauty of plants, animals, and everythingfound in nature
  • Maintain the condition of public property

Treat others as you wouldlike to be treated (Golden Rule). Listen to the ideas and opinions of other people, and care about theirfeelings. Be polite to everyone anduse good manners.