Humanity 101 - respect

Respect in their words...

 

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.

Tim Allen

 

Respect can only be given to those who have earned it by working for it.

Habeeb Akande

 

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.

Henri Frederic Amiel

 

If we lose love and self-respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Maya Angelou

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The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerence. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.

 

 

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

Richard Bach

 

I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn't conform.

Erykah Badu

 

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.

Gamaliel Bailey

 

I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control.

Javier Bardem

 

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

Bono

 

Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.

Lakhdar Brahimi

 

Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss.

Nathaniel Branden

 

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.

William Jennings Bryan

 

I think the way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different.

Emma Bunton

 

Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.

Luther Campbell

 

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Albert Camus

 

We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.

Winston Churchill

 

Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.

William Cobbett

 

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

Confucius

 

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

Norman Cousins

 

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.

Dalai Lama

 

As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.

Stockwell Day

 

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

Clint Eastwood

 

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.

Albert Einstein

 

This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.

Julius Erving

 

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

 

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

The companies that survive longest are the ones that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.

Charles Handy

 

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.

William Hazlitt

 

It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect.

Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

 

Talk to people in their own language. If you do it well, they'll say, 'God, he said exactly what I was thinking.' And when they begin to respect you, they'll follow you to the death.

Lee Iacocca

 

To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me - not success.

Hugh Jackman

 

We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.

Joseph Joubert

 

You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.

Edward Koch

 

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

Lao Tzu

 

Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.

Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

 

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Abraham Lincoln

 

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Aldo Leopold

 

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Bryant H. McGill

 

It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.

Harvey Milk

 

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.

Yousef Munayyer

 

First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect.

Kathy Najimy

 

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.

Sandra Day O'Connor

 

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

Estelle Parsons

 

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.

Louis Pasteur

 

A student never forgets an encouraging private word, when it is given with sincere respect and admiration.

William Lyon Phelps

 

Parents need to teach their children principles of respect and acceptance.

Zachary Quinto

 

Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it, you've got to give it.

R. G. Risch

 

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

Jackie Robinson

 

It's very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It's easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.

Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things To Remember

 

I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.

Mark Ruffalo

 

We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.

George Santayana

 

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

Albert Schweitzer

 

I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.

Tupac Shakur

 

Respect for another man's opinion is worthy. It is the realization that any opinion is valuable, for it is the sign of a rational being.

Sargent Shriver

 

It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.

Hunter S. Thompson

 

Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina