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Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

 

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Above all, don't lie to yourself.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie
comes to a point that he cannot
distinguish the truth within him, or around him,
and so loses all respect for himself and for others.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
- Max Lucado

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today, I Respect And Enforce The Boundaries I Have Set.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

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

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

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

He has a profound respect for old age.
Especially when it's bottled.
- Gene Fowler

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect
to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

While you can and should keep your composure and happiness
regardless of circumstances - regardless of your friends,
family and co-workers - regardless of gossip, sarcasm, and negativity.
Nonetheless, life is much easier and more pleasant
when you spend as much time as possible
in the company of enthusiastic positive people -
not necessarily those who agree with you,
but those who respect your right to your point of view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

There is always the danger that we may
just do the work for the sake of the work.
This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in -
that we do it to God, to Christ,
and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
- Mother Teresa

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee

Men have a respect for scholarship and learning
greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have lot of respect of filmmakers who work in Telugu and Tamil.
- Anil Kapoor

It's not that the Irish are cynical.
It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect
for everything and everybody.
- Brendan Behan

I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect
his early work very much.
- Ken Hensley

I like cinema audiences.
I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
- Roland Joffe

One's nativity is not of his own choosing,
but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect;
and all nations have honorable place in the world's family.
- Paul Harris

If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order,
he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements.
- Thomas Cochrane

I have respect for those who make money at art and do it well and smartly,
because that commercial aspect keeps the world going and running,
in a sense.
- Tina Weymouth

Great authors are admirable in this respect:
in every generation they make for disagreement.
Through them we become aware of our differences.
- Andre Gide

Respect...
is appreciation of the separateness of the other person,
of the ways in which he or she is unique.
- Annie Gottlieb

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of
equal respect for all men.
- Jane Addams

Throughout my career, if I have done anything,
I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing -
if I respect the song.
If I cannot project this to a listener,
I fail.
- Frank Sinatra

In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry.
With his very emotive body language at the board he
shows and displays all his emotions.
I don't.
- Vladimir Kramnik

If you are killed because you are a writer,
that's the maximum expression of respect,
you know.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

The real reason for coming to Montour is my love and respect for football.
- Dick Butkus

To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the
same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
- Stendhal

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man.
There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

And they like being able to turn on the television
day in and day out to see someone that they know and
they feel comfortable with and trust hopefully and respect even.
- Katie Couric

Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual
life is still the mark of an educated man.
- Norman Cousins

Respect a man, he will do it the more.
- James Howell

I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner.
I like a man to be a gentleman.
I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless.
I like to be respected and to give respect.
- Sharon Stone

I respect knowledge of the psyche.
I would be a therapist if I weren't an entertainer.
- Jessica Simpson

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director
that commands the respect of the rank and file.
- Vincent Frank

The liberties and freedoms which we hold dear and we
recognize and cherish and respect guide the way we
gather information in the United States.
- John Ashcroft

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we
are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem,
and we must learn to respect and live according to
the basic biological laws of nature.
- Jim Fowler

The politician in my country seeks votes,
affection and respect, in that order.
With few notable exceptions,
they are simply men who want to be loved.
- Edward R. Murrow

It is so important to get respect for what you do and
at the same time give it.
- Estelle Parsons

There exist only three beings worthy of respect:
the priest,
the soldier, the poet.
To know, to kill, to create.
- Charles Baudelaire

A conservative is a man who will not look at the new
moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one.
- Douglas Jerrold

Respect for the rights of others means peace.
- Benito Juarez

Someday I want to be rich.
Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity.
That's how rich I want to be.
- Rita Rudner


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