“If you have respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.”
John W. Gardner
“Respect is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique.”
“We are constantly being put to the test by trying circumstances and difficult people and problems not necessarily of our own making.”
“It is more profitable to stay aware of trends generally, yet concentrate your energies on simply writing the best novel you know how to write. Don’t chase the market. Write the novel that is in you.”
Jack Bickham, Author & University Professor of Creative Writing program
When you look at people who are thriving in their jobs, you notice that they didn’t find them, they made them.
It is no use to grumble and complain; It’s just as cheap and easy to rejoice; When God sorts out the weather and sends rain – Why, rain’s my choice.
James Whitcomb Riley, 1849-1916
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
Franklin P. Jones
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, “Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’
If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.
Politicians would be wise to heed what President Harry Truman said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.”
Never give up. Always find a reason to keep trying.
Quotes October 13, 2019
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“If you have respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.”
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