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Positive 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors,
but in deserving them.
- Aristotle

And each of us can practice rights ourselves,
treating each other without discrimination,
respecting each other's dignity and rights.
- Carol Bellamy

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

Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge.
- John Charles Polanyi

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds,
soon evaporate.
Action is the dignity of greatness.
- Jose Marti

The primal principle of democracy is the worth and
dignity of the individual.
- Edward Bellamy

There is no dignity in television.
- Adam Savage

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

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

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as
much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
- Booker T. Washington

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

Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises
the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived:
the inviolable dignity of human persons.
- Helen Prejean

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

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

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 only live once, but once is enough if we do it right.
Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation,
rather than a question mark signifies it!
- Gary Ryan Blair

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

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

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

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

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about,
he may omit things that he knows.
The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only
one ninth of it being above water.
- Ernest Hemingway

The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which
is not diminished by the indifference of others.
- Dag Hammarskjold

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

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

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

Every man has his dignity.
I'm willing to forget mine, but at my own discretion
and not when someone else tells me to.
- Denis Diderot

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

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

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

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply,
there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.
- Karel Capek

The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the
Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away
this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation.
- Ayatollah Khamenei

It is time to effect a revolution in female manners -
time to restore to them their lost dignity.
It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change
is to establish the sanctity of human life,
the dignity of man, the right of every human being
to liberty and well-being.
- Emma Goldman

When boasting ends, there dignity begins.
- Owen D. Young

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

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

Dignity: the doomed man's final refuge.
- Max Frisch

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
- Wayne Dyer

True dignity is never gained by place,
and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
- Philip Massinger

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

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

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

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be
purchased nor manufactured.
It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
- Bill Hybels

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

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful,
to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle
to attempt what is difficult,
is to strip talent of its dignity.
- Jose Marti

There is no dignity quite so impressive,
and no one independence quite so important,
as living within your means.
- Calvin Coolidge

I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity.
Equal rights, that's where my heart is.
That means equal rights and benefits,
and that's what we need.
- Christine Gregoire

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.
- Adam Savage

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace,
making the best of circumstances.
- Aristotle

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

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

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that
never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
- Washington Irving

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

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

Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work,
a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful -
to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
- Thorstein Veblen

Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
- Ovid

Our moral, religious, and political traditions are
united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
- Robert Casey

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

This is our lives.
The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth.
- Lee Grant

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

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

For us democracy is a question of human dignity.
And human dignity is political freedom.
- Olof Palme

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


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