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Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title. Criss Jami

Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. Timothy Keller

You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. Mandy Hale

You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect. Lawrence Goldstone

Respecting someone indicate the quality of your personality. Mohammad Rishad sakhi

Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: Giving it and receiving it. Edmond Mbiaka

If we can respect the divine within us, if we can treat it with dignity, then we can respect others around us. Vishwas Chavan

The individual woman is required… a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition. Jeannette Rankin

Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius

A man who doesn’t trust himself can never really trust anyone else. Cardinal De Retz

Respecting yourself means listening to your body and emotions continuously. Then acting beyond a linear logic to achieve ones goals. Author Unknown





Self-respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price. Author Unknown

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

It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character. Dale E. Turner

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature. Paulo Coelho

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Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee

In finding love, I think it’s important to be patient. In being in a relationship, I think it’s important to be honest, to communicate, to respect and trust, and to strive to give more than you take. Kina Grannis

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

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

Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up. Ezra Taft Benson

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

The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around. Renee Olstead

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne

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You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it’s good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag. Edward Koch

Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough. Gail Sheehy

Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected – that is essential. Anna Gould

Self-respect knows no considerations. Mahatma Gandhi

In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. Robert Byrne

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A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. Billy Graham

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

Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn’t have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She taught me how to appreciate and respect women. She taught me chivalry and how to love a woman and respect their feelings and emotions. Shemar Moore

There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m too happy being myself. James D’arcy

If we are not free, no one will respect us. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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In my day, we didn’t have self-esteem, we had self-respect, and no more of it than we had earned. Jane Haddam

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline… Abraham J. Heschel

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. Cyril Connolly

The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion

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Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation. Jasmine Guinness

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

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

We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect. Michelle Obama

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. Michael Jordan

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I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Flatter yourself critically. Willis Goth Regier

I may grow flowers in my garden which you do not like, but the pity is if I allow you to trample them out. Muriel Strode (1875–1964)

Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne

You do not need to be the designated driver of someone’s intoxicated ego. Dodinsky

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Respect your parents. What they tell you is true. Hard work, dedication and faith will get you anything. Imagination will drive itself. You can get anything you want, but you have to have faith behind all your ideas. Stick to your goals and have an undying faith. Russell Simmons

It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people’s decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices. Kirk Cameron

We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful. Taylor Swift

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

Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi

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I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Frederick Douglass



A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. Axel Munthe

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves – there lies the great, singular power of self-respect. Joan Didion

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. Marcus Aurelius

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

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Men secretly respect a woman who is strong, has confidence and has dreams of her own. There’s nothing more attractive to a man than a woman who has dignity and pride in who she is. Sherry Argov

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. Albert Einstein

Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace. Ingrid Newkirk

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

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are – rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call ‘global challenges,’ which require global solidarity. Ban Ki-moon

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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

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing. Michel de Montaigne

Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life. Joe Clark

If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Some people have so much respect for their superiors they have none left for themselves. Peter McArthur

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I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. Katy Perry

I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going. I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment. I’m here, and I do my best to be completely centered at the place I’m at, then I go forward to the next place. Maya Angelou

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

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. Albert Camus

I think people have different definitions of team unity. My definition is doing whatever it takes to win, what makes a great team; it’s performance on the field, respect on the field. Hope Solo

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Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. Gary Ryan Blair

Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other. Benjamin E. Mays

I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done. Ranbir Kapoor

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. Ralph W. Sockman

I love making new friends and I respect people for a lot of different reasons. Taylor Swift

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Everyone in society should be a role model, not only for their own self-respect, but for respect from others. Barry Bonds

I come from a poor family, I have seen poverty. The poor need respect, and it begins with cleanliness. Narendra Modi

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

Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper – but in practice, too many break their pledge. Ban Ki-moon

Next month, I will celebrate my 30th anniversary of marriage with my beautiful bride, Vicki. Our marriage has been a blessing. I have gained even more respect for the institution over the past 3 decades and will defend it against attack. Todd Tiahrt

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Life is short, and we should respect every moment of it. Orhan Pamuk

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance? A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment. Jasmine Guy

I accept you, and you get the same respect from me whether you are black, white, gay straight, Asian, bisexual, Australian, tall, fat, whatever it is. We are all people, and I look at the people of the world the same way, as my brothers and sisters. Nash Grier

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. C. S. Lewis

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They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them. Mahatma Gandhi

Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale. It cannot be fabricated out of public relations. It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when e suddenly realize that, knowing the good, we have done it; knowing the beautiful, we have served it; knowing the truth we have spoken it. Whitney Griswold

If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me, and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly. Max Nordau

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. Theodore Parker

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect. George Bernard Shaw

Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue. John Herschel

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty. Summer Altice

I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I’ve done that sort of thing in my life, but I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don’t know why. Because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed. Steve Jobs

I think the most important thing in life is self-love, because if you don’t have self-love, and respect for everything about your own body, your own soul, your own capsule, then how can you have an authentic relationship with anyone else? Shailene Woodley

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible. Mother Teresa