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Letter "R" » Respect
«A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.»
Author: Abraham J. Heschel
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«From the respect paid to property flow, as from a poisoned fountain, most of the evils and vices which render this world such a dreary scene to the contemplative mind.»
«Compassionate action involves working with ourselves as much as working with others.»
«He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.»
«Having respect for your own time will assure respect for the other person's time»
«Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself - no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are - completely; the good and the bad - and make changes as YOU see fit - not because you think someone else wants you to be different.»
«Being sincere to earn a woman's respect, doesn't guarantee an equal return.»
«Have respect therefore to the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, o Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry and the prayer which thy servant prayeth before thee. (2 Chronicles 6:19)»
«A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?»
«Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.»