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True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn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

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

Romain Gary

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

Christina of Sweden

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

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.

Vanna Bonta

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Aristotle

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

Robert Maynard

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

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

Francis Bacon

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

Josiah Gilbert Holland

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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