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Treat everyone in the same way, without being influenced by their status or wealth:‘she was no respecter of persons and never thought before she spoke’
- ‘But even if you detest their music and can't stand their ways, remember that God is no respecter of persons.’
- ‘He was compelled to report his evidence, no matter who was guilty - friend or foe, president or pope, and he was no respecter of persons or positions.’
- ‘Death is the great leveller; it is no respecter of persons.’
- ‘In theory, since God is no respecter of persons, the role of mystic/ecstatic should have been open to all.’
- ‘Wise mercy involves the insight that suffering is no respecter of persons.’
- ‘One of the wonderful things about the modern British is that they are no respecters of persons, however elevated.’
- ‘The cruel hands of death is no respecter of persons.’
- ‘A law, even in this House, should be no respecter of persons.’
- ‘Krishna's saying, ‘I envy no man, nor am I partial to anyone; I am equal to all' is a lot like the idea that God is no respecter of persons.’
- ‘Yet death is not only no respecter of persons, it also pays little heed to age.’
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