ErikErik Zurcher wrote:"People don't have to 'earn' my respect, I respect everyone in principle. People can only lose my respect"
Thank you for this. When we try and find quotes, we seek out the usual suspects, GBS, Churchill, Twain, Marx (Groucho) and often overlook those that have the greatest impact on our lives, our families, friends, teachers, mentors, etc,
My wife, Aishah is one of those people who can strike up and conversation with anyone, anywhere. I asked her one day, how she does it. Her reply was:
"Everyone has a story to tell, you just have to listen."