"Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand."
"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."Lakhdar Brahimi on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Lakhdar Brahimi on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Lakhdar Brahimi 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."Lakhdar Brahimi on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Lakhdar Brahimi on Abraham Lincoln
"A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit."
"The mandate you go with is intimidating and also is a source of respect that you gain, because you have come with this mandate from the United Nations."