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And the greatest lesson that mom ever taught me though was this one. She told me there would be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Now she said to always pick being respected.
I'm not everybody's cup of tea. But sometimes criticism can be hurtful. Be respectful. I'm a good piano player, I can sing well, I write good songs. If you don't like it, fair enough. But give me a break.
When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend.
Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.
The person who comes up to you and makes the most noise and is the most intrusive is invariably the person in the room who has no respect for you at all, and it's really all about them.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like.
I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn't conform.
Never dress down for the poor. They won't respect you for it. They want their First Lady to look like a million dollars.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
J. D. Salinger
Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
America wants its respect.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it.
It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
But really, we also need to learn how to love one another as women. How to appreciate and respect each other.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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