"Respect... is appreciation of the separateness of the other person, of the ways in which he or she is unique."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Annie Gottlieb on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Annie Gottlieb on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Annie Gottlieb on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Annie Gottlieb on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Annie Gottlieb on Abraham Lincoln