Dr. Robyn Silverman Introduces the September Powerful Word: Respect

The Powerful Word of the Month is Respect!

Respect Quotes

“You can’t bully people into giving you respect.  That’s not respect, that’s fear. The only way to get respect is to give it.”  — Dr. Robyn J.A. Silverman

“Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.” — Robert G. Ingersoll

He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.” — Rene G. Torres

A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless interaction to a battle of wills and add drama to an otherwise dull day.” — Bill Watterson

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.  When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. — Aldo Leopold

“Seek respect mainly from thyself, for it comes first from within.” —Steven H. Coogler

“Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?” — Confucius

Men are respectable only as they respect” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Respect is love in plain clothes.” — Frankie Byrne

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