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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
Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.
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.
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.
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.
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
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.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
We should all consider each other as human beings, and we should respect each other.
Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.
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.
But really, we also need to learn how to love one another as women. How to appreciate and respect each other.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
J. D. Salinger
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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