“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university” 

Albert Einstein

Respect yourself and others will respect you”

Confucius

“We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other’s opposite and complement”

Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

“The truest form of love is how you behave towards someone, not how you feel about them”

Steve Hall

Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners”.

Laurence Sterne

“I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one’s self-respect

Mahatma Gandhi. Fools, Martyrs, Traitors: The Story of Martyrdom in the Western World