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Dignity Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Dignity

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Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Related topics: Values Spiritual

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is only one terminal dignity -
love.
- Helen Hayes

Dignity is not negotiable.
Dignity is the honor of the family.
- Vartan Gregorian

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Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
- H. L. Mencken

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard


 

We need to give each other the space to grow,
to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity.
We need to give each other space so that we may both
give and receive such beautiful things as ideas,
openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
- Max de Pree

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate
need to defend their national dignity -
and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe.
- Orhan Pamuk

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I
didn't vote because I have dignity.
If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them,
I would spit on my own face.
- Oriana Fallaci

Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.
- Greg Lake

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia
into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.
- T. E. Lawrence

Humanity may endure the loss of everything;
all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity -
all but the possibility of improvement.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within -
strength,
courage, dignity.
- Ruby Dee

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression;
all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning.
Everything is either symbol or parable.
- Paul Claudel

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together,
can organize themselves to solve their own problems
and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
- Cesar Chavez

There's nothing that can match Broadway for stature and dignity.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity,
willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work
that not even blacks want to do in the United States.
- Vicente Fox

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags;
and hell is a democracy of devils,
where all are equals.
- Herman Melville

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge
which determines the mind's dignity.
- William Ellery Channing

Because we should always respect other nationalities,
I have always tried to play them with dignity.
- Ricardo Montalban

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is,
in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
- George Santayana

Only man has dignity; only man, therefore,
can be funny.
- Ronald Knox

If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion
which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.
- James A. Michener

I left the room with silent dignity,
but caught my foot in the mat.
- George Grossmith

Human dignity is independent of national borders.
We must always defend the interests of the poor and
the persecuted in other countries.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm,
some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth,
and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
- Henry Mayhew

It comes down to the way you treat people.
When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time,
you can work through anything.
- John Bacon

Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort;
rather,
it concerns the basic human rights of family,
country, justice and human dignity.
- Imelda Marcos

That's one of the things I hope that the book can do,
is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque.
- Helen Garner

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity,
the courage to live by grace.
- George Santayana

Pride in a man is confused with dignity;
in a woman,
with self-love.
- Jose Bergamin

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked,
but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
- Michael J. Fox

Dignity belongs to the conquered.
- Kenneth Burke

When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored,
when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely
to survive until the sun rises tomorrow!
- Thabo Mbeki

They talk of the dignity of work.
The dignity is in leisure.
- Herman Melville

Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
- Charles G. Dawes

Watching a person lose their dignity used to be uncomfortable,
and now it's an expected part of the program that we're
becoming comfortable with.
- Lisa Kudrow

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word
to Christ and the Church.
a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity;
it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality,
of dignity, of liberty and freedom.
I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.
- Mahmoud Abbas

Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe
in the dignity and importance of the question.
- Tennessee Williams

An apology? Bah!
Disgusting!
Cowardly!
Beneath the dignity of any gentleman,
however wrong he might be.
- Steve Martin

Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise,
and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life.
That's really where failure comes.
- Tom Cochrane

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity
both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
- Arthur Ashe

My voice had a long, nonstop career.
It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity,
not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can
still do what it used to do.
It can't.
- Beverly Sills

Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man.
- Archibald MacLeish

I see a New York where people who are down on their
luck can get back on the road to responsibility,
a job and dignity.
- Carl Paladino

A people must have dignity and identity.
- Andrew Goodman

Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
- Ovid

Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.
- Richard M. Nixon

It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity,
to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
- W. Somerset Maugham

It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to
report that I died with dignity,
without animal fear and without bravado.
I owe that much to myself.
- Caryl Chessman

I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand;
that the world owes no man a living but that it owes
every man an opportunity to make a living.
- John D. Rockefeller

Those who insist on the dignity of their office show
they have not deserved it.
- Baltasar Gracian

The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma
is a struggle for life and dignity.
It is a struggle that encompasses our political,
social and economic aspirations.
- Aung San Suu Kyi

Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes,
are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.
- Charles Dickens

We treated all of the dead with dignity.
- Harry Anderson

By a lie, a man...
annihilates his dignity as a man.
- Immanuel Kant

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of
man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.
- William J. Brennan

The government I led gave ordinary people peace,
security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
- Benazir Bhutto

We believe in the dignity of every life,
the possibility of every mind, the divinity of every soul.
This is our true North.
- Elizabeth Dole

At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers,
my books attain a collective dignity.
- E. M. Forster

A penumbra of somber dignity has descended over his reputation.
- James Atlas

I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been
marginalized by society by playing them -
and having them still have dignity and still survive,
still get through it.
- Jodie Foster

My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world
where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom,
dignity, and respect.
- John Fisher

If a person goes to his job with a firm determination
to give of himself the best of which he is capable,
that job no matter what it is takes on dignity and importance.
- Hortense Odlum


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