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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 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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Do not exchange your dignity for popularity. ⏤ Steve Maraboli


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


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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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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

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

E. M. Forster, novelist

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

Aristotle, philosopher

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

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

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

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

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

George Santayana, philosopher

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

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

Abraham Joshua Heschel, educator

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

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

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

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.

Philip Massinger, poet

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

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

Dignity belongs to the conquered.

Kenneth Burke, philosopher

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

Carol Bellamy, educator

When boasting ends, there dignity begins.

Owen D. Young, businessman

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

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

We treated all of the dead with dignity.

Harry Anderson, actor

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

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

I was interested in maintaining the dignity and the hearts of the songs, letting them breathe and become what they are.

Ryan Cabrera, musician

I had been thinking for a while about how bored and tired I was of playing straight-down-the-middle everymanish characters that have what I call white guy problems. And I missed playing characters who lacked dignity and more importantly, lacked social skills.

Justin Long, actor

I was always the kid who could draw. I had this talent, and it was the one thing that gave me some kind of dignity in the midst of my personal environment.

Thomas Kincade, artist

Along the way I have been able to choose some themes which ask questions - not necessarily force a message on anyone, but at least invite the audience to question things: jury service, dignity in dying, Ireland - and not least because they force me to ask myself questions. Where do I stand?

Julie Walters, actress

My voice had a long, nonstop career. It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity, not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can still do what it used to do. It can't.

Beverly Sills, musician

Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.

Vartan Gregorian, educator

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.

Pope John Paul II, clergyman

Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.

William Manchester, historian

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.

Grover Cleveland, president

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.

George Santayana, philosopher

We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it!

Gary Ryan Blair,

A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity.

George Grenville, statesman

I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.

Erma Bombeck, humorist

Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.

Richard M. Nixon, president

A people must have dignity and identity.

Andrew Goodman, activist

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, leader

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.

Arthur Ashe, athlete

Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.

Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

I will never turn Medicare into a voucher. No American should ever have to spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies. They should retire with the care and dignity they have earned.

Barack Obama, president

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.

Calvin Coolidge, president

Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.

Charles Dickens, writer

The ministers of Christ should possess refinement. All uncouth manners, attitudes and gestures should be discarded, and they should encourage in themselves humble dignity of bearing.

Ellen G. White, writer

I think it is incumbent on anyone who can to lift human dignity to the highest possible levels, maintaining one's own and helping to raise that of others.

Henry Rollins, musician

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