Dignity Quotes

If we did not bring to the examinations of our instincts a knowledge of their comparative dignity we could never learn it from them

C.S. Lewis

Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.

Abraham J. Heschel

One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener's own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race

Wendell Berry

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse

Benjamin Spock

The idle man stands outside of God's plan, outside of the ordained scheme of things; and the truest self-respect, the noblest independence, and the most genuine dignity, are not to be found there

Josiah Gilbert Holland

I understand the dignity of a life, but our right is much more dignified than life, our freedom, and our self-respect.

V.Prabhakaran

Silence will create respect and dignity; justice and fairplay will bring more friends; benevolence and charity will enhance prestige and position; courtesy will draw benevolence; service of mankind will secure leadership and good words will overcome powerful enemies.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.

Benjamin Spock

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

Steve Martin

Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.

Edwin Percy Whipple

A fit of anger is as fatal to dignity as a dose of arsenic is to life.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

Men possessing minds which are morose, solemn, and inflexible enjoy generally a greater share of dignity than of happiness.

Francis Bacon

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

Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for.

Robert Maynard
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