The “attended to my answer” is the important part

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
**Henry David Thoreau

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Self-Repect

“I won’t be wronged. I won’t be insulted. I won’t be laid a-hand on. I don’t do these things to other people, and I require the same from them.”  

**John Wayne

In Their Shoes

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” 

**Socrates

Never Lose Self-Respect

“Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.”
**Tecumseh

By his deeds, he is judged

It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.

**Aeschylus

Listen, The Sea Speaks

“The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and no respect.”

**Carl Sandburg**