Thursday, January 17, 2008

Earn Respect

"You do not command respect, you earn respect" ---Terry Sisco

Twenty years ago I heard a friend of mine defend another with the above comment. It has never left my head. I don't know that I ever told Terry how profound a statement he made at 19-years-old, but there you have it. Earned respect takes time to acquire and is paid for by consistent actions.

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