Dignity Quotes

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


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

When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.

Bayard Rustin

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.

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.


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

Dignity and love do not blend.

Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker

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Updated On : December 03, 2013
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