Dignity Quotes

Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.

Steven Weinberg

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.

Ernest Hemingway

Dignity and love do not blend.

Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker

Dignity of position adds to dignity of character, as well as to dignity of carriage. Give us a proud position, and we are impelled to act up to it.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.

George Santayana

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

George Santayana

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.

Washington Irving

Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?

Cicero

If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise the whole animal world into dignity, leaving man as far in advance as he is at present

George Eliot

The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from him

Cyril Connolly

Live according to the ethics of excellence, and you can always stand proud. Pride - not vanity, but dignity and self-respect - should carry a lot of weight in helping you make decisions. Let pride help you decide.

Price Pritchett

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone

Egyptian Proverb

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

Roman Gary

I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human Being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government.

General Dwight David Eisenhower

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

Abraham J. Heschel

Labor wants also 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

Thorstein Veblen

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Martin Luther King Jr

To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.

Mahatma Gandhi 1869

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. , Jr 1929

Martin Luther King

Seek Knowledge and adorn it with forbearance and dignity. Be humble to those whom you teach and to those from whom you learn. Don't be tyrannical in your teaching conduct, for you will forfeit that to which you are entitled to (the reward) on account of it.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Both security and development ultimately depend on respect for human rights and the rule of law. Although increasingly interdependent, our world continues to be divided not only by economic differences, but also by religion and culture. That is not in itself a problem. Throughout history, human life has been enriched by diversity, and different communities have learnt from each other. But, if our different communities are to live together in peace we must stress also what unites us: our common humanity, and our shared belief that human dignity and rights should be protected by law.

Kofi Atta Annan

Honor and dignity of man is only in virtue and piety.

Husayn ibn

He was from the old school of those who would differ vigorously with you, but be able to present his different views with dignity.

Ahmed Ali
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