"I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin."
"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."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Antoine de Saint-Exupery 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."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Abraham Lincoln
"The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them."
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
"I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind."
"Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made."
"The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them."