January 17, 2009

Recognize and Respect Differences

It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.
—Arnold Bennett

There are no little events in life, those we think of no consequence may be full of fate, and it is at our own risk if we neglect the acquaintances and opportunities that seem to be casually offered, and of small importance.
—Amelia Barr

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.
—Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much. It pleases him who gives and receives and thus ... is twice blessed.
—Erastus Wiman

Source: The Little Book of Positive Quotations compiled by Steve Deger and Leslie Ann Gibson. 2006 Fairview Press ISBN-13: 978-1-57749-158-3

Posted by niganit at January 17, 2009 2:01 PM
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