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105+ Dignity Quotes And Sayings

Dignity defines the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. Dignity is important for life. Without dignity life is not worth living. We all love and need to be respected. Check out this beautiful collection of 105+ dignity quotes and sayings.

1. Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them. Aristotle
2. When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises. Angela Merkel
3. Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. Herbert Hoover
4. The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity. Jackie Robinson
5. The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. Aristotle
6. Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
7. There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. Calvin Coolidge
8. The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people. Dian Fossey
9. By a lie, a man... annihilates his dignity as a man. Immanuel Kant
10. Human rights must work to uplift human dignity. Rodrigo Duterte
11. Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love. Jose Bergamin
12. Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge. John Charles Polanyi
13. Mankind's feeling of responsibility to create a decent life and make it worth living with dignity has always been stronger than the will to kill life. Tawakkol Karman
14. Where there is no work, there is no dignity. Pope Francis
15. Work is at the core of human dignity. Leila Janah
16. When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out. Abbie Hoffman
17. It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity. William Ellery Channing
18. Treating everyone with dignity and respect is of utmost importance to me and are values we instill and take very seriously at Mylan. Heather Bresch
19. Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity. Ellen Key
20. Dignity does not come from avenging insults, especially from violence that can never be justified. It comes from taking responsibility and advancing our common humanity. Hillary Clinton
21. The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed. Federica Montseny
22. Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of the question. Tennessee Williams
23. When boasting ends, there dignity begins. Owen D. Young
24. Owning my identity... ties into my value of dignity. Chelsea Manning
25. Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace. George Santayana
26. Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man. Archibald MacLeish
27. Silence is my dignity. Hansika Motwani
28. Having the right to show up and speak are basic to survival, to dignity, and to liberty. Rebecca Solnit
29. Terrorism is contempt for human dignity. Kjell Magne Bondevik
30. Love and dignity cannot share the same abode. Ovid
31. To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget. Mason Cooley
32. You can't solve a dignity problem with military force. Rand Paul
33. 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
34. Money is not God, and human dignity is very important. Jim Brown
35. All of us wish for a dignity that commands respect. But few have it. R. Madhavan
36. Inequality is a poison that is destroying livelihoods, stripping families of dignity, and splitting communities. Sharan Burrow
37. When there is oppression and dictatorship, by not speaking out, we lose our dignity. Asma Jahangir
38. The dignity we seek in dying must be found in the dignity with which we have lived our lives. Sherwin B. Nuland
39. If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life. James A. Michener
40. Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life. Robert Casey
41. All people have dignity. There's nobody who was born without a soul and a spirit. Binyavanga Wainaina
42. Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity. Sophie Swetchine
43. This is our lives. The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth. Lee Grant
44. True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn. Philip Massinger
45. We treated all of the dead with dignity. Harry Anderson
46. Dignity belongs to the conquered. Kenneth Burke
47. A people must have dignity and identity. Andrew Goodman
48. Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family. Vartan Gregorian
49. One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox
50. Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on. James Frey
51. Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
52. To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. Dejan Stojanovic
53. Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. Aristotle
54. Without dignity, identity is erased. Laura Hillenbrand
55. Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience. Theodore Roosevelt
56. 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
57. Dignity is an affectation, cute but eccentric, like learning French or collecting scarves. Dave Eggers
58. 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
59. Nothing is so essential as dignity…Time will reveal who has it and who has it not. Elizabeth Gilbert
60. Without dignity, identity is erased. Laura Hillenbrand
61. There’s a dignity in consequences. James S.A
62. A Man Without Honor is Worse than Dead. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
63. Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. Laura Hillenbrand
64. A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are. Baltasar Gracian
65. The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. Moliere
66. Silence is victory and patience is glory. Let silence speak our identity and let patience keep our dignity. Aram Seriteratai
67. Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. José Saramago
68. The dignity of man was everywhere tissue-paper thin. Dick Francis
69. Religious belief is without reason and without dignity, and its record is near-universally dreadful. Martin Amis
70. Your personal dignity was always more important to you than mere emotion, wasn't it? Rachel Caine
71. The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Ralph Waldo Emerson
72. All you should try to do is behave with honour. If you can. At all times. Damian Lewis
73. Death seemed to lose its terrors and to borrow a grace and dignity in sublime keeping with the life that was ebbing away. Charles Bracelen Flood
74. Work gives us dignity and respect. Sunday Adelaja
75. “I respect you" - it means nothing to a person who does not live in dignity. Elmar Hussein
76. Standing up for what you believe has real dignity too. Fuad Alakbarov
77. The most important thing is our dignity. If we have that we can survive on bread and water. Richard Flanagan
78. Hang on to your integrity and misbehave with dignity. Margot Datz
79. It's not 'over-sensitivity' to ask to be treated with the same dignity and respect shown to others. DaShanne Stokes
80. Be pure, live a conscientious life, defend your dignity and be loving to others. Abhijit Naskar
81. Woman was always the custodian of human sentiment, morality and honour, and in these respects, man always has yielded woman the palm. Maria Montessori
82. Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats
83. Every child must have chores to do. It gives them dignity in work and the joy of labor. Earl Hamner Jr.
84. All life deserves respect, dignity, and compassion. Anthony Douglas
85. In a war, the first casualty is human dignity. Paulo Coelho
86. Live in a dignified way with nobility, pride, strength, and kindness. Seiji Fuji
87. The value of trust is very much like the value of dignity. R.A.Delmonico
88. Where true dignity and real freedom are undermined, real self least exists! Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
89. There is plenty of dignity in just holding on. Steven Erikson
90. Live with grace and dignity. It's a middle finger to the darkness. Jamie Tworkowski
91. Only with the honour thus acquired can we earn the respect of our other compatriots as well. Janos Kadar
92. The post of honour is a private station. Joseph Addison
93. Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte
94. Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it. Mahatma Gandhi
95. To retain our dignity, we must sometimes refuse to live life at any cost. Dario Spini
96. All people want to live dignified live; dignity just means something different to different people. Fredrik Backman
97. Adversity often defines dignity. Debasish Mridha
98. One of the major contributions of the Protestant faith to the world is the culture of dignity of labor. Sunday Adelaja
99. No matter where you live, live with dignity. Eraldo Banovac
100. Life as a defeated warrior with dignity is lot better than the king ruling without it. Vikrmn
101. You could pay for power, but would never buy dignity. Edmond Mbiaka
102. There are few things so tender as a man's dignity. Robin Hobb
103. The moment you in a relationship, know that every action you take, carries your partner's dignity along with yours. Unarine Ramaru
104. The most important things to be acquired for freedom and democracy, are identity and dignity. King Michael of Romania
105. Become a dignitary by treating others with dignity. Bryant McGill
106. Slavery stands as an affront to human dignity. Allan Dare Pearce
107. Do not exchange your dignity for popularity. Steve Maraboli
108. To assert dignity is to lose it. Rex Stout

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