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Quotes And Sayings About Dignity

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The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


John the Baptist was supposed to point the way to the Christ. He was just the voice, not the Messiah. So everybody's calling has dignity to it and God seems to know better than we do what is in us that needs to be called forth.
~By James Green Somerville ~


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


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


He worked for the day when all people would be clothed in dignity.
~By Don King ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Dignity belongs to the conquered.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


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


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


The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God.
~By Kate Millett ~


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


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


Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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 ~


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


Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
~By Noel Coward ~


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


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


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


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


I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity.
~By Maria Callas ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


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 ~


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 ~


Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility?
~By Robert Casey ~


A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.
~By George Grenville ~


When boasting ends, there dignity begins.
~By Owen D. Young ~


For the sake of our interests, as well as of our honour and dignity, we were obliged to see that we won for our international policy the same independence that we had secured for our European policy.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


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


That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
~By Hans Kung ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 Stevenson ~


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 primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.
~By Edward Bellamy ~


For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment.
~By Dorothy Stang ~


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


Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


There is no dignity in television.
~By Adam Savage ~


The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
~By Marc Chagall ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Thresholds of pain, indignity and incapacity are entirely personal.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


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 ~


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.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


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


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 ~


Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


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


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 ~


Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
~By Samuel Ullman ~


To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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


So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
~By Bono ~


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 ~


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 ~

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April 8 ,2020


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