"It is so important to get respect for what you do and at the same time give it."
"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."Estelle Parsons on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Estelle Parsons on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Estelle Parsons 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."Estelle Parsons on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Estelle Parsons on Abraham Lincoln
"You can't just trust to luck you have to really listen to what that character is telling you."