Quotes for
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Respect



  
What a delight it is to respect people!

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

   

Be respectful to others as you grow . . . If we lack respect for one group, then there is a tendency for that attitude to spread.  It becomes infectious and no one becomes safe from the ravages of prejudice.       -Walter Annenberg

   

When I approach a child, he or she inspires in me two sentiments:  tenderness for what the child is, and respect for what the child may become.       -Louis Pasteur

   
What you need is sustained outrage. . . there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority.       -Molly Ivins
   

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me.  All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.       -Jackie Robinson

   
The principal thing children are taught by hearing these lullabies is respect.  They are taught to respect certain things in life and certain people.  By giving respect, they hope to gain self-respect and through self-respect, they gain the respect of others.  Self-respect is one of the qualities my people stress and try to nurture, and one of the controls an Indian has as he grows up.  Once you lose your self-respect, you just go down.       -Henry Old Coyote
    
Respect children because they're human beings and they deserve respect, and they'll grow up to be better people.        -Benjamin Spock
   
Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.       -Albert Schweitzer

  
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.         -Bill Clinton
   
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.        -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    
Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy.       -Albert Schweitzer
    
If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.       -John W. Gardner
       
People are respectable only as they respect.       -Ralph Waldo Emerson
   
The person who wants the rose must respect the thorn.       -Persian proverb
   
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.       -The Buddha
   
If human civilization is going to invade the waters of the earth, then let it be first of all to carry a message of respect.       -Jacques Cousteau
  

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Respect commands itself and it can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.     -Eldridge Cleaver
   
I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.      -Herbert Henry Lehman
   
The most important phase of living with a person:  the respect for that person as an individual.      -Millicent Carey McIntosh
   
As we grow as unique persons we learn to respect the uniqueness of others.       -Robert H. Schuller
   
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.      -Albert Camus

     

   
Respect is love in plain clothes.       -Frankie Byrne
   
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect.  We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.       -U. Thant
    
Respect. . . is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.      -Annie Gottlieb

    

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.       -Henri Frederic Amiel

    

   

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