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Women want to be loved, to be listened to, to be desired, to be respected, to be needed, to
be trusted, and sometimes, just to be held. Men just want tickets for the cup final.
Dave Berry

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

When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them
as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be.
Thomas S. Monson

Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.
Laurence Sterne

Friendship - my definition - is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to
be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have
trust, the friendship will crumble.
Stieg Larsson

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Bryant H. McGill

He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
Jesse Jackson

Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, valour, respect. All these
things have to be earned.
David Gemmell

It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I
think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other,
but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and
Hermann Hesse

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which
self-respect springs.
Joan Didion

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