Respect is to show polite regard and consideration.
“We were taught to respect everyone, especially those who were older and wiser than we were from whom we could learn.”
—BeNeca Ward Author Of "3rd Generation Country, A Practical Guide To Raising Children With Great Values"
“Confrontation should always leave a person's dignity in tact.”
—Dr. A. J. Anglin
“Respect for right conduct is felt by everybody.”
—Jane Austen Novelist
“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 Writer
“I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
—William Butler Yeats Poet, Nobel Prize Winner
Stories About Respect
Submitted by abijith
Story of RESPECT
There was once a boy who always treated his mother horribly, shouting at her, insulting her. It didn't...
Submitted by Anonymous
Respect is a very important value in my life. Especially manners. Please and Thank you are words that can make a difference...
Submitted by Alexys
As bullying gets worse and worse, I've come to realize how bad it actually is. Every time I see someone at school in the...
Everyday Hero Stories
My hero is my husband, Jorge. I met Jorge when I was at a very difficult point in my life. I had just graduated high school...
My mom is definitley my hero. She is always there for me and i needed her to know that. She cooks, cleans, helps me study,...
My father, my mentor, my friend. It is said that a man's life is directly effected by his father's example. If this is so, I...
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thanks for the infos. Respect is very important indeed! :)
Rachelle Perez Pascual, Balian, Pangil, Laguna, Philippines
Exactly Mary and ILima!
Good parenting is many things but none greater than giving the gift of a grandparents wisdom and love. if you have been through a broken relationship, do not take it out on the grandparents of your ex-spouse just for spite. You will leave a void in your children's lives they can never get back. Teach your children to respect the elders just as would every other important thing and encourage them to love their grandparents, no matter what side they come from.
I believe that respect should be honored and cherished, not taken for granted.
I'd like to be the kind of person that when people come in contact with me and leave my presence, they feel better, not worse.
Respect is just another way to say I value and care for you.
L Lima, Trinidad
Respect should be shown to all living things, not just to humans. The non-human animals that this planet are too often overlooked when we talk about respect. What a lonely place this would be if we didn't have them.
you can spend your whole life telling yourself how much you love someone but it's not really love until you give it away!
Respect = (honor + dignity + value + recognition + esteem) - apathy
Respect must be the foundation of all relationships ... ALL
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