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The following 46 quotations are about Respect.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Feb 20, 2008

“Look at what you've got and make the best of it. It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”

Proverb

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Apr 14, 2008

“That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Dec 09, 2009

“With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.”

Keshavan Nair
Author, Speaker

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Sep 21, 2009

“The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love.”

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881);
Essayist, Satirist, Historian

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“We were taught to respect everyone, especially those who were older and wiser than we were from whom we could learn.”

BeNeca Ward (born 1976);
Author Of "3rd Generation Country, A Practical Guide To Raising Children With Great Values"

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“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.”

Chief Seattle (1780-1866);
Leader Of The Suquamish And Duwamish Native American Tribes

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“Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”

Scott Adams (born 1957);
Creator Of Dilbert Comic Strip

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“There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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

Richard David Bach (born 1936);
Writer

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“Respect for intellectual excellence, the restoration of vigor and discipline to our ideas of study, curricula which aim at strengthening intellectual fiber and stretching the power of young minds, personal commitment and responsibility—these are the preconditions of educational recovery in America today; and, I believe, they have always been the preconditions of happiness and sanity for the human race.”

Adlai E. Stevenson (1835-1914);
23rd U.S. Vice President

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“Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.”

Rene Dubois

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“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.”

Buddha

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“Treat the other man's faith gently; it is all he has to believe with.”

Athenæus
Greek Grammarian, Rhetorician

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“Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955);
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner

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“It is worth the while to live respectably unto ourselves. We can possibly get along with a neighbor, even with a bedfellow, whom we respect but very little; but as soon as it comes to this, that we do not respect ourselves, then we do not get along at all...”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862);
Naturalist, Author, Philosopher

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“My actual life is a fact, in view of which I have no occasion to congratulate myself; but for my faith and aspiration I have respect. It is from these that I speak.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862);
Naturalist, Author, Philosopher

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“This is the first test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible value to him.”

William Lyon Phelps (1865-1943);
Scholar, Critic

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“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.”

Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993);
1st African American To Serve On The Us Supreme Court

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“A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.”

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961);
Founder Of Analytical Psychology

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“He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.”

Persian Proverb

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“If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.”

Spanish Proverb

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“I fear no one, but I respect everyone.”

Roger Federer (born 1981);
Professional Tennis Player, 5 Time Wimbledon Champion

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“The young should be treated with respect.”

Chinese Proverb

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“I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939);
Poet, Nobel Prize Winner

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“Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships.”

Jodie Foster (born 1962);
Actress

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“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790);
Politician, Writer, Scientist

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“Respect a man, and he will do all the more.”

John R. Wooden (1910-2010);
Basketball Coach, Author

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“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 Commonweal

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“I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.”

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933);
30th Us President

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

Norman Cousins (1915-1990);
Editor, Writer

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“Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.”

Cary Grant (1904-1986);
Actor

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“Be curious, not judgmental.”

Walt Whitman (1819-1892);
Poet, Humanist

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“Tolerance should really be only a temporary attitude; it must lead to recognition.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832);
Philosopher, Scientist, Author

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013);
Former President Of South Africa

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“Treat everyone you meet as though they are the most important person you'll meet today.”

Roger Dawson

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“Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too.”

Voltaire (1694-1778);
Philosopher, Essayist

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“The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own.”

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983);
Philosopher

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“Confrontation should always leave a person's dignity in tact.”

Dr. A. J. Anglin

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“Respect for right conduct is felt by everybody.”

Jane Austen (1775-1817);
Novelist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Oct 25, 2010

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

Laozi
Chinese Philosopher, Central Figure In Taoism

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Apr 13, 2011

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862);
Naturalist, Author, Philosopher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Oct 14, 2011

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

Bono (born 1960);
Musician, Humanitarian

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Feb 07, 2012

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933);
30th Us President

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Oct 02, 2013

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

Evelyn Beatrice Hall (1868-1919);
Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jan 24, 2014

“You must be respectable, if you will be respected.”

Lord Chesterfield

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Mar 07, 2014

“The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are.”

Thomas Dreier (1884-1976);
Writer, Businessman