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quote by George Bernard Shaw: Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by Friedrich Nietzsche: Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises. with background image: photo of author Friedrich Nietzsche with quote

Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.

--Friedrich Nietzsche
quote by Frederick Douglass: 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. with background image: photo of author Frederick Douglass with quote

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

Longer Version:

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence. From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me within its foul embrace.


quote by E. M. Forster: The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal. with background image: photo of author E. M. Forster with quote

The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal.

--E.M. Forster
quote by Dalai Lama: When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. with background image: photo of author Dalai Lama with quote

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

--Dalai Lama
quote by Charles de Gaulle: I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them. with background image: 2 girls in blue dress standing on brown field during daytime
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I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.

--Charles de Gaulle
quote by Beth Moore: To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect. with background image: four person hands wrap around shoulders while looking at sunset
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To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect.

--Beth Moore
quote by Bruce Lee: Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. with background image: photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

--Bruce Lee
quote by Bono: To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. with background image: closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
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To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.

--Bono
quote by Billy Graham: A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. with background image: photo of author Billy Graham with quote

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

--Billy Graham
quote by Abraham Joshua Heschel: Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. with background image: woman in white dress walking on pathway between trees during daytime
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Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.

--Abraham Joshua Heschel
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