Give the respect you want to receive; embody the grace you hope to encounter; and help others with no expectations whatsoever.
Self-respect and a clear conscience are powerful components of integrity and are the basis for enriching your relationships with others.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Don't ever forget that you're a citizen of this world, and there are things you can do to lift the human spirit, things that are easy, things that are free, things that you can do every day: civility, respect, kindness, character.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
If you treat people with dignity, respect and friendliness, you can turn enemies into friends. An enemy is nothing but a friend in disguise.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
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.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.
Empathy is a respectful understanding of what others are experiencing. Instead of offering empathy, we often have a strong urge to give advice or reassurance and to explain our own position or feeling. Empathy, however, calls upon us to empty our mind and listen to others with our whole being.
I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.
Respect is not ever assigned; it's earned.
Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as common hatred for something.
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