People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other’s murder.
When your absence is felt, your presence is the essence and it makes a difference.
How could you expect people to treat you well, when you don’t treat yourself right?
We have a responsibility to disobey and violate unjust rules and laws.
Lust starts with chemistry. Love starts with trust and respect.
When someone respects you, s/he confronts you in private before taking you in public and/or stabbing in the back and backbiting you…
In regards to maan (to seek importance from others), a man will become impudent if he keeps getting insulted up to a point. If he gets maan (importance from others) to a certain level, he grows stronger. And if he gets too much maan [praise], then his desire for it will come to end.
Respect flows two ways and can mean as much to the giver as to the one receiving.
Many parents have experienced the fact that kids don’t seem to honor their parents the way that previous generations of children did. The question we need to ask is, how did we get to this position? How did this lack of respect infiltrate even the closest family relationships? Most importantly, how can we make sure that it doesn’t ruin our bond with our own teens?
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.