A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Command Respect – As Aretha Franklin said: “We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.”
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The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity.
Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
- Wayne Dyer
I never thought of losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
- Muhammad Ali
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Any man or institution that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose.
- Nelson Mandela
GLOBAL VIEWS: I was just in South Africa a few weeks ago and had lunch in Mandela Square in Sandton City, a commercial and entertainment hub in the heart of Johannesburg. A jovial bronzed statute of Nelson Mandela towers almost twenty feet above the sidewalk cafés and exclusive boutiques. People of different nationalities co-mingle as they dine and shop under foot. Adjacent to the luxurious Michelangelo Hotel, the statute and Square represent a South Africa that Nelson Mandela helped create – where all are considered equal under the constitution and the country itself can participate freely in the global economy.