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A healthy relationship will never require you to sacrifice your friends, your dreams, or your dignity.


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Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about dignity

Do not exchange your dignity for popularity. ⏤ Steve Maraboli


Picture quote by Pope John Paul II about dignity

It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman. ⏤ Pope John Paul II


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One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. ⏤ Michael J. Fox


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


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Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone.

Egyptian Proverbs,

I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity.

Maria Callas, musician

Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.

Tom Cochrane, musician

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

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

George Santayana, philosopher

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.

Michael J. Fox, actor

It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything.

John Bacon, sculptor

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.

E. M. Forster, novelist

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

Aristotle, philosopher

By a lie, a man...annihilates his dignity as a man.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

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, editor

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.

Abraham Joshua Heschel, educator

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations.

Aung San Suu Kyi, activist

Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.

George Santayana, philosopher

There's no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States.

Vicente Fox, statesman

I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.

Michelle Obama, first lady

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

Philip Massinger, poet

We treated all of the dead with dignity.

Harry Anderson, actor

And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights.

Carol Bellamy, educator

And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say you're going to do. That you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don't know them and even if you don't agree with them.

Michelle Obama, first lady

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

We believe in the dignity of every life, the possibility of every mind, the divinity of every soul. This is our true North.

Elizabeth Dole, politician

When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored, when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely to survive until the sun rises tomorrow!

Thabo Mbeki, statesman

Dignity belongs to the conquered.

Kenneth Burke, philosopher

The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.

Archibald MacLeish, poet

Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.

Kjell Magne Bondevik, statesman

The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.

Emma Goldman, activist

When boasting ends, there dignity begins.

Owen D. Young, businessman

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, dramatist

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Democracy may have arisen in the West as the way of striving for the universal aspiration to dignity and freedom, but it isn't alien to the underlying concepts that infuse religion and moral philosophy everywhere.

Flora Lewis, journalist

The primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.

Edward Bellamy, author

It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.

Mary Wollstonecraft, writer

At the same time, I was listening to black music, and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment. The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class, with no dignity accorded to what they did.

Henry Flynt, artist

Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity - all but the possibility of improvement.

Johann Gottlieb Fichte, philosopher

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.

Jose Marti, activist

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.

Jose Marti, activist

I still when I wake up hit the ground running; and having an illness, I'm only one of hundreds of thousands of people that live with an illness, and I'm just in awe of the bravery and dignity of the people I see at the hospital.

Karen Duffy, actress

John the Baptist was supposed to point the way to the Christ. He was just the voice, not the Messiah. So everybody's calling has dignity to it and God seems to know better than we do what is in us that needs to be called forth.

James Green Somerville,

The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.

Benazir Bhutto, leader

The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any.

Charles Foster Bass, politician

I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need.

Christine Gregoire, politician

Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity - and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe.

Orhan Pamuk, novelist

Taught to regard a part of our own Species in the most abject and contemptible Degree below us, we lose that Idea of the dignity of Man which the Hand of Nature had implanted in us, for great and useful purposes.

George Mason, statesman

It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself.

Caryl Chessman, celebrity

Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention.

Benny Green, musician

If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.

William Shatner, actor

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm, some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth, and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.

Henry Mayhew, journalist

Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge.

John Charles Polanyi, scientist

I think that it's always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.

Jeane Kirkpatrick, diplomat

This is our lives. The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth.

Lee Grant, actress

I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.

Jodie Foster, actress

I have always been a person who is concerned with the dignity of jazz music and the way jazz musicians have been treated and are treated, and the fact that the music has not been given the kind of due that it deserves.

Sonny Rollins, musician

I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.

John Shelby Spong, clergyman

Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility?

Robert Casey, politician

Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.

Robert Casey, politician

Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.

Armstrong Williams, journalist

That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.

Hans Kung, theologian

America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.

George W. Bush, president

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.

Kofi Annan, statesman

Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.

Thorstein Veblen, economist

Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.

Coretta Scott King, activist

The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.

William J. Brennan, judge

As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity.

Jean-Bertrand Aristide, statesman

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.

Max De Pree,

It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.

Laura Schlessinger, writer

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

Pat Riley, coach

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

Barbara Boxer, politician

We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about.

Jodi Rell, politician

There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.

Harry Bridges, activist

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.

Washington Irving, writer

Only man has dignity; only man, therefore, can be funny.

Ronald Knox, theologian

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

Robert Maynard,

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, novelist

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, playwright

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, comedian

The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.

Steven Biko, activist

The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation.

Ayatollah Khamenei, statesman

Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons.

Helen Prejean,

If a person goes to his job with a firm determination to give of himself the best of which he is capable, that job no matter what it is takes on dignity and importance.

Hortense Odlum,

My mission, I guess, has always been the kind of world where lesbian and gay people can celebrate who we are with equal freedom, dignity, and respect.

John Fisher, clergyman

Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity.

John Wilson, writer

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.

Benjamin Spock, scientist

For the sake of our interests, as well as of our honour and dignity, we were obliged to see that we won for our international policy the same independence that we had secured for our European policy.

Bernhard von Bulow, statesman

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

Mary Astell, writer

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.

Adam Savage, entertainer

There is no dignity in television.

Adam Savage, entertainer

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.

Barack Obama, president

We had people of all backgrounds coming together - all races, all creeds, all colors, all status in life. And coming together there was a kind of quiet dignity and a kind of sense of caring and a feeling of joint responsibility.

Dorothy Height, activist

So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.

Bono, musician

Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all.

Jerry Brown, politician

I see a New York where people who are down on their luck can get back on the road to responsibility, a job and dignity.

Carl Paladino, politician

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.

H. L. Mencken, writer

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.

Mitch Daniels, politician

Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man.

Archibald MacLeish, poet

When Jim Irsay called me five years ago, he told me, 'I want you to be our coach and help us win the Super Bowl.' He told me, 'We are going win it the right way. We are going to win it with great guys; win it with class and dignity. We are going to win it in a way that will make Indianapolis proud.'

Tony Dungy, coach

I'm worried about that man or woman sitting around - the coffee table tonight or in their kitchen talking about how are we going to get to work. How are we going to have the dignity to take care of our family.

Rick Perry, politician

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