Dignity Quotes

The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.

Dag Hammarskjold

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn

Philip Massinger

When boasting ends, there dignity begins.

Owen D. Young

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity

Ellen Key

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance

Elbert Hubbard

Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question.

Tennessee Williams

Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.

George Santayana

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.

Booker T. Washington

Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.

James Thurber

Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor.

Chiang Kai-Shek

Poverty won't allow him to lift up his head;dignity won't allow him to bow it down.

Madagasy Proverb

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.

Luigi Pirandello

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

Edwin Percy Whipple

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

Barbara Levy Boxer

It is not funny that anything else should fall down, only that a man should fall down ... Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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