Quotes and Sayings about Dignity
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.
- Dejan Stojanovic
Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
A position of dignity is more easily improved upon than acquired.
- Publilius Syrus
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
- Baltasar Gracian
Poverty won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.
Dignity does not come in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
- Herman Melville
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning.
- José Saramago
One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.
- Michael J. Fox
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.
– William Ellery Channing
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Without dignity, identity is erased.
- Laura Hillenbrand
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
I may forget my dignity, but you may not.
- Mason Cooley
The dignity of man was everywhere tissue- paper thin.
- Dick Francis
Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on.
- James Frey