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    The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.

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I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human read more

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.

by Jackie Robinson Found in: Respect Quotes,
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I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.

I love a hand that meets my own with a grasp that causes some sensation.

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Respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired - it can only be earned

Respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired - it can only be earned

by Bits & Pieces Found in: Respect Quotes,
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There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is read more

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.

by Mother Theresa Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its read more

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.

by Gamaliel Bailey Found in: Respect Quotes,
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One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

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

by Bryant H. Mcgill Found in: Respect Quotes,
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If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

If Miss means respectably unmarried, and Mrs. respectably married, then Ms. means nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

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Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.

Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.

by Frank Barron Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Men are respectable only as they respect

Men are respectable only as they respect

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Respect Quotes,
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