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Respect for another man's opinion is worthy.
by Sargent Shriver

Respect for another man's opinion is worthy.
It is the realization that any opinion is valuable,
for it is the sign of a rational being.
- Sargent Shriver

It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth
as plainly and precisely as we can.
- Sargent Shriver

Does politics have to be injected into everything?
- Sargent Shriver

It's the most rewarding thing to be a civil servant.
- Sargent Shriver

 

Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with
a purpose is educational and exciting.
- Sargent Shriver

Christian virtues unite men.
Racism separates them.
- Sargent Shriver

Do the job first.
Worry about the clearance later.
- Sargent Shriver

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Working in an underdeveloped land for two or three years,
the volunteer will often find that his work is routine and full of frustration.
- Sargent Shriver

Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces,
like discrimination in housing or in education.
- Sargent Shriver

He who knows all things and believes nothing is damned.
- Sargent Shriver

If education does not create a need for the best in life,
then we are stuck in an undemocratic,
rigid caste society.
- Sargent Shriver

It wouldn't kill me if I were never nominated or elected to anything.
- Sargent Shriver

If a young person has any idealism at all,
it's strongest about the time he finishes college.
- Sargent Shriver

The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and
women who gave their lives to justice and charity.
- Sargent Shriver

We must treat the disease of racism.
This means we must understand the disease.
- Sargent Shriver

The natural idealism of youth is an idealism,
alas, for which we do not always provide as many outlets as we should.
- Sargent Shriver

One of the things Mr. Kennedy taught me was that in
laying out a new project,
you shouldn't try to cope with every little problem.
- Sargent Shriver

In the Peace Corps, the volunteer must be a fully developed,
mature person.
He must not join to run abroad or escape problems.
- Sargent Shriver

I never ride just to ride.
I ride to catch a fox.
I play baseball to make the team.
- Sargent Shriver

It is well to be prepared for life as it is,
but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is.
- Sargent Shriver

The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans
a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.
- Sargent Shriver

I don't have to run the Peace Corps.
I could live without seeing my picture in the newspapers
and without being interviewed.
- Sargent Shriver

There is an alternative to war.
It has been with us forever.
- Sargent Shriver

When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program,
generally.
I figured an economic system should work for people,
not vice versa.
- Sargent Shriver

My parents were second cousins.
That is enough to explain all of my peculiarities.
- Sargent Shriver

I don't think the Gallup Poll technique is going to
be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system.
- Sargent Shriver

My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work.
But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another.
- Sargent Shriver

I hate goofballs.
- Sargent Shriver

Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts
to justify their prejudices.
- Sargent Shriver

I can remember at college, living on 30-cent meals.
- Sargent Shriver

The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature,
wounded and bruised by original sin.
- Sargent Shriver

A line has to be drawn somewhere between what is essential and what is peripheral.
- Sargent Shriver

Being accused of enthusiasm is something I'll never live down.
- Sargent Shriver

The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit.
But we're not apologetic about it.
- Sargent Shriver

I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an
alternative to the draft that life may well be easier
at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
- Sargent Shriver

Joe Kennedy isn't in the habit of having incompetents around.
I wouldn't have lasted three months if I didn't have some ability.
- Sargent Shriver

Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must
realize he is not going to change the world overnight.
- Sargent Shriver

I do not think that the educational program of our
schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs.
- Sargent Shriver

As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill
wind that blew some good.
If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education.
As it was, I had to scrabble for it.
- Sargent Shriver

Jews have suffered persecution from misguided Christians
who tortured the Jews for their part in killing Christ.
These Christians forgot that Christ died because of the sins of all men.
- Sargent Shriver

Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our
students any reason for believing it is worthwhile
to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices
improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?
- Sargent Shriver

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
- Max Lucado

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

By respect for life we become religious in a way
that is elementary, profound and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

It is not desirable to cultivate
a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.
- Henry David Thoreau

Today, I Respect And Enforce The Boundaries I Have Set.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

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

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee


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