Dignity Quotes

If our free society is to endure, and I know it will, those who govern must recognize that the Framers of the Constitution limited their power in order to preserve human dignity and the air of freedom which is our proudest heritage.

William Joseph Brennan, Jr.

Man's Reason is in such deep insolvency to sense, that tho' she guide his highest flight heav'nward, and teach him dignity morals manners and human comfort, she can delicatly and dangerously bedizen the rioting joys that fringe the sad pathways of Hell.

Robert Seymour Bridges

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

Barbara Levy Boxer

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
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