Dignity Quotes

The first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is dignity.


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

Robert Maynard

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.

Paul Claudel

Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it

Christina of Sweden

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


Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan

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

Martin Luther King Jr

We must build a new world, a far better world - one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.

Harry S. Truman

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.

William Ellery Channing

Loyalty cannot be blueprinted. It cannot be produced on an assembly line. In fact, it cannot be manufactured at all, for its origin is the human heart-the center of self-respect and human dignity. It is a force which leaps into being only when conditions are exactly right for it-and it is a force very sensitive to betrayal.

Maurice Franks

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.

Doug Williams

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.

Rosa Parks

Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.

Pat Riley

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

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.

Charles Dickens
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