I respect all human beings and animals.
‘If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.’
- Maya Angelou
Every human being is different from the other.
But we are also very similar. Learn to accept
and respect others for who they are. Because
similarities should be enjoyed and differences must be respected.
Have an open mind toward humanity and a kind heart toward animals.
and love are integral to living. Be courteous to
everyone you meet regardless of sexual orientation, race, religion,
gender/gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, age,
disability, view point, or other factors. If you find that
you cannot resolve an argument, end it amicably with a handshake and agree to
Follow the nonviolent principles of Mahatma Gandhi and
Martin Luther King, Junior.
Irrespective of whether you like or dislike
somebody, respect them.
In some cultures, the order of respect is:
Mother, Father, Teacher, God.
love and respect your parents. Savor your
family as wine is, indeed, thicker than water. Take the effort
to repair broken or lost relationships with your family or friends (as friends
are your chosen family).
If possible, let the past remain in the past and
offer the first olive branch. If your efforts are
rejected, take solace in the fact that you were the bigger person and you gave
it your best shot. As charity begins at home, perpetually practice these
principles with your partner.
Be open minded.
Be quick to listen and late to judge.
Be quick to make peace and late to hate.
Always be kind to animals. Cruelty is a
fashion statement we can do without. Animals deserve
the same rights of love and compassion as us. As President
Abraham Lincoln believed, “I am
in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole
So widen your circle of tolerance and compassion to embrace
all of nature’s creatures.
As many animal shelters are non-profit or government organizations,
volunteer at one
on weekends – it could be a rewarding and fun
conclusion, live simply, love seriously, care deeply, respect constantly, think
purely, speak kindly, and don’t stress the rest.