Respect

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  • “Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.” ~ Laurence Sterne
  • “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” ~ Albert Einstein
  • “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
  • “That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker
  • “Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” ~ Confucius
  • “He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “Respect is an invention of people who want to cover up the empty place where love should be.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  • “This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.” ~ William Lyon Phelps
  • “Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.” ~ John Cogley
  • “Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.” ~ Eldridge Cleaver
  • “You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect.” ~ Lawrence Goldstone
  • “If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us.” ~ Vishwas Chavan
  • “Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth.” ~ Gary Chapman
  • “People crave for more respect than love, because they expect love only from few people but they want respect from everyone.” ~ Amit Kalantri
  • “Respect at the cost of others is disrespect in effect.” ~ Muhammad Tariq Majeed
  • “When we love and respect people, revealing to them their value, they can begin to come out from behind the walls that protect them.” ~ Jean Vanier
  • “The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences.” ~ Comic Strip Mama
  • “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” ~ Lao-Tzu
  • “It is not grey hair that makes one respectable but character.” ~ Rana Junaid Mustafa Gohar
  • “Men are respectable only as they respect.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” ~ Bryant H. McGill
  • “Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.” ~ Hussein Nishah
  • “Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you’ve got to give it.” ~ R.G. Risch
  • “Respect yourself and others will respect you.” ~ Confucius
  • “Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” ~ Thomas Paine
  • “I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.” ~ Herbert H. Lehman
  • “I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.” ~ Julius Erving
  • “To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.” ~ Bono
  • “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
  • “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.” ~ Albert Camus

This post was last modified on October 9, 2019 6:40 pm