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Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self-respect springs.
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
Set your expectations high; find men and women whose integrity and values you respect; get their agreement on a course of action; and give them your ultimate trust.
John Fellows Akers
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
John R. Wooden
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
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
We were taught to respect everyone, especially those who were older and wiser than we were from whom we could learn.
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Personal Stories About ‘Respect’
Grandma AnnaSubmitted by Judy Goligoski
"Pa, I don't want to get married yet". These were the words of my Grandma Anna in the summer of 1904. She was 19 and was to marry Tom . Her pa would give them some land, a cow and some chickens and everything would be alright. They were married at St. Joseph's Church in Browerville, Minnesota. After 65 years of...
Njhs DisasterSubmitted by Chrissi
In middle school, I was involved in our school's NJHS. We did volunteer work for the community. Every year we held a charity basketball game. My NJHS instructor was one of those people who took their stress out on others. I was put in charge of making the fliers for the game. When I made them, I printed them out...
Standing Up For His FaithSubmitted by Dani Dorian
I was seventeen at the time and my grandma had just passed. It was one of the saddest things I've had to deal with. During the processional to the burial site, we had to drive through a well known gang area. My grandma purchased the plot next to her mother and father years before the neighborhood become a gang...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Respect’
Dr. Suzanne B-LSubmitted by
Dr. B-L is a Professor of History in New Mexico. The strength she has exhibited in her classroom is amazing. She has an unbelievable passion for teaching, learning, and living and has more than earned the respect her students have for her. While teaching a few years ago, she was diagnosed with breast cancer....
Teresa MSubmitted by
My wife has taught dance for 30 years this year, she has touched 1000's of lives. By teaching kids from all walks of life, and giving them self-esteem. Teaching them about respecting themselves as well as others. She has also taken children with physical disabilities. Teaching them to do and be more than doctors...
Richard WSubmitted by
My parents died when I was young. Mr. W. (Dad) was a great father figure/role model. He set the bar for my character. He's always been there for me, and at times even employed me. He gave me a family and a place that I can always call home. He taught me to believe in myself. In this day and age when there are so...
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Respect is important for all people to show and give.
Respect something we need into our country to make this world seem better and healthier.
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.
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
Terri North, Home
Respect other people and yourself.
Katlego, You have to respect your self
Respect is the sure way to greatness.
estoy asiendo un albun sobre el respeto para el colegio pero no se me viene nada a la cabesa me pueden alludar con sus ideas
natalia , colombia
Without respect there would be conflict everywhere, its the reason we get along with each other.
Without respect there will be no peace.
Robert Stewart, Bethel, Alaska
El RESPETO AL DERECHO AJENO ES LA PAZ
Emma Marquez, San Diego, Ca.
Respect is a part of everything that we do. As long as we can say "Well done" or "Keep going", we will all succeed.
Richard J., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Respect is your #1 priority.
carmen, somewhere texas