quote by Whitney M. Young

Black Power simply means: Look at me, I'm here. I have dignity. I have pride. I have roots. I insist, I demand that I participate in those decisions that affect my life and the lives of my children. It means that I am somebody.

— Whitney M. Young

Jaw-dropping Dignity And Pride quotations

Dignity and pride quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit

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

The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself to the greatest extent possible. When you do that, you have dignity. You have the pride. You can walk about with character and pride no matter in what place you happen to finish.

In romance, there's nothing more attractive to a man than a woman who has dignity and pride in who she is.

Dignity and pride quote Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.

Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.

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.

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

To bear defeat with dignity, to accept criticism with poise, to receive honors with humility - these are marks of maturity and graciousness.

Dignity and pride quote If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.

If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.

The man who is secure within himself has no need to prove anything with force, so he can walk away from a fight with dignity and pride. He is the true martial artist--a man so strong inside that he has no need to demonstrate his power.

Know thyself as the pride of His creation, the link uniting divinity and matter;

behold a part of God Himself within thee; remember thine own dignity nor dare descend to evil or meanness.

My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.

Dignity and pride quote A healthy relationship will never require you to sacrifice your friends, your dr

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

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There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad.

'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.

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

¡Lástima que el Amor un diccionario no tenga donde hallar cuándo el orgullo es simplemente orgullo y cuándo es dignidad! What a shame that love has no dictionary in which to ascertain when pride is simply pride and when it's 'dignity'!

Dignity and pride quote Do not exchange your dignity for popularity.

Do not exchange your dignity for popularity.

I think we musicians are emissaries. Every time we go before the public, we're there to make converts. We can either be ugly and contemptuous in our behavior, which will turn people off, or else we can carry ourselves with dignity and pride.

Live according to the ethics of excellence, and you can always stand proud.

Pride - not vanity, but dignity and self-respect - should carry a lot of weight in helping you make decisions. Let pride help you decide.

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.

Dignity and pride quote Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.

Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.

There are women vain of advantages not connected with their persons, such as birth, rank, and fortune; it is difficult to feel less the dignity of the sex. The origin of all women may be called celestial, for their power is the offspring of the gifts of Nature; by yielding to pride and ambition they soon destroy the magic of their charms.

To me, my feelings and pride are important.

Although I like you it's not enough to be used like that.

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.

Dignity and pride quote Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.

Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.

We don't live by just sleeping and eating.

We need pride and dignity in our lives. Work gives you that.

The Republicans have, with some pride - George W.

Bush won the White House by promising to restore dignity to the Oval Office. And they were or presented themselves as the family - the party of family values.

The philosophers talk to you about the dignity of man, and they tempt you to pride, or they talk to you about the misery of man, and they tempt you to despair.

Dignity and pride quote It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.

It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.

I was overwhelmed with the kindness of people [in Afghanistan] and found that they had managed to retain their dignity, their pride, and their hospitality under unspeakably bleak conditions.

Boxing is just to introduce me to the struggle.

Like, when I speak I draw people in the States to teach them various things or to give them dignity, pride and self-help. I have to help the dope and prostitution problem.

I know the youth of India. They are not merely asking for things. The youth wants to stand of their own feet and live a life of pride and dignity.

Dignity and pride quote One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never

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

Most poor people I know are proud and really want not a handout but a hand up.

They do have an inherent pride and dignity, and we should treat them as those who have fallen on bad days.

O love, whose lordly hand Has bridled my desires, And raised my hunger and my thirst To dignity and pride, Let not the strong in me and the constant Eat the bread or drink the wine That tempt my weaker self. Let me rather starve, And let my heart parch with thirst, And let me die and perish, Ere I stretch my hand To a cup you did not fill, Or a bowl you did not bless.

Before Barack Obama took office, it looked like that pride could have vanished forever, but today, from the staggering depths of the Great Recession, the nation has had 29 straight months of job growth. Workers across my state and across the country are getting back the dignity of a good job and a good salary.

Dignity and pride quote Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be

Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms.

For every woman and girl violently attacked, we reduce our humanity.

For every woman forced into unprotected sex because men demand this, we destroy dignity and pride. Every woman who has to sell her life for sex we condemn to a lifetime in prison. For every moment we remain silent, we conspire against our women. For every woman infected by HIV, we destroy a generation.

Racial pride and self-dignity were emphasized in my family and community.

It becomes more necessary to see the truth as it is if you realise that the only vehicle for change are these people who have lost their personality. The first step therefore is to make the black man come to himself; to pump back life into his empty shell; to infuse him with pride and dignity, to remind him of his complicity in the crime of allowing himself to be misused and therefore letting evil reign supreme in the country of his birth.

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

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

The Jews could be put down very plausibly as the most unpleasant race ever heard of. As commonly encountered they lack any of the qualities that mark the civilized man: courage, dignity, incorruptibility, ease, confidence. They have vanity without pride, voluptuousness without taste, and learning without wisdom. Their fortitude, such as it is, is wasted upon puerile objects, and their charity is mainly a form of display.

Pride may be allowed to this or that degree, else a man cannot keep up dignity.

In gluttony there must be eating, in drunkenness there must be drinking; 'tis not the eating, and 'tis not the drinking that must be blamed, but the excess. So in pride.

Let not men then in the pride of power, use the same arguments that tyrannic kings and venal ministers have used, and fallaciously assert that women ought to be subjected because she has always been so.... 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.

Larry is like a son to me and we enjoy a most wonderful relationship, one with meaning, dignity, pride, understanding and purpose. But more importantly, one of mutual respect. Larry and I both pride ourselves on being men of our word and when we say we will be together for life it is not just convention but is said with feeling and commitment that comes from struggling together, growing together and being family.

Slavery naturally tends to destroy all sense of justice and equity.

It puffs up the mind with pride: teaches youth a habit of looking down upon their fellow creatures with contempt, esteeming them as dogs or devils, and imagining themselves beings of superior dignity and importance, to whom all are indebted. This banishes the idea, and unqualifies the mind for the practice of common justice.

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