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I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves.
~By Sonny Rollins ~


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


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.
~By Orhan Pamuk ~


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


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.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


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.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?
~By Sargent Shriver ~


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.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


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.
~By John Fisher ~


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


I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


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


A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity.
~By Charlie Gonzalez ~


More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


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!
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.
~By William Manchester ~


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


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


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.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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


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


Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


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


Terrorism is contempt for human dignity.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


The defense of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
~By Lech Walesa ~


The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
~By George Santayana ~


At the same time, I was listening to black music, and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment. The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class, with no dignity accorded to what they did.
~By Henry Flynt ~


A people must have dignity and identity.
~By Andrew Goodman ~


Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


We had people of all backgrounds coming together - all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.
~By Dorothy Height ~


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


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


I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.
~By Michael Jackson ~


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!
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


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.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


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


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


But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.
~By William Wordsworth ~


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.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up. There is dignity after rock'n'roll.
~By Sting ~


Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


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


The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience.
~By Lech Walesa ~


To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Social Security is not just the foundation of America's retirement dignity and security, it ensures the economic stability and strength of our families and our state's economy.
~By Debbie Stabenow ~


America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
~By Barack Obama ~


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


There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
~By Harry Bridges ~


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


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.
~By Max de Pree ~


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.
~By Johann Gottlieb Fichte ~


I think that it's always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


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


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.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


I still when I wake up hit the ground running; and having an illness, I'm only one of hundreds of thousands of people that live with an illness, and I'm just in awe of the bravery and dignity of the people I see at the hospital.
~By Karen Duffy ~


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.
~By Jodie Foster ~


Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
~By Vartan Gregorian ~


Dignity belongs to the conquered.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


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.
~By John Bacon ~


We treated all of the dead with dignity.
~By Harry Anderson ~


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.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


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


Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
~By Mae West ~


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.
~By Beverly Sills ~


The fight for justice against corruption is never easy. It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity.
~By Frank Serpico ~


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


Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.
~By Ellen Key ~


The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity.
~By John Wilson ~


I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.
~By Thomas Erskine ~


It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage-earner... I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


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


Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
~By Charles G. Dawes ~


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


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


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


I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time.
~By Katie Couric ~


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


A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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


Freeing hostages is like putting up a stage set, which you do with the captors, agreeing on each piece as you slowly put it together; then you leave an exit through which both the captor and the captive can walk with sincerity and dignity.
~By Terry Waite ~


The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any.
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


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.
~By Aung San Suu Kyi ~


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


When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
~By Bayard Rustin ~


Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


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.
~By Paul Claudel ~


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


Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all.
~By Jerry Brown ~

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