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.
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.
If the equality of individuals and the dignity of man be myths, they are myths to which the republic is committed.
It is a victory of shit and our defeat. Call it a defeat, but of courage, value and dignity.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. , Jr 1929
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
was that I was a person with dignity and self-respect, and I should not set my sights lower than anybody else just because I was black.
Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone
Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.
Patriotism is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a web of lies and falsehoods, robbing us of our dignity and increasing our arrogance and conceit.
Patriotism in its simplest, clearest and most indubitable signification is nothing else but a means of obtaining for the rulers their ambitions and covetous desires, and for the ruled the abdication of human dignity, reason, conscience, and a slavish enthrallment to those in power.
Patriotism ... is a superstition artificially created and maintained through a network of lies and falsehoods; a superstition that robs man of his self-respect and dignity, and increases his arrogance and conceit.
The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.
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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it
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.
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for.
When boasting ends, there dignity begins.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
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.