Quotes and Sayings about Dignity
A position of dignity is more easily improved upon than acquired.
- Publilius Syrus
Only man has dignity; only man, therefore, can be funny.
- Ronald Knox
Self-respect is the root of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
They talk of the dignity of work. Bosh. The dignity is in leisure.
- Herman Melville
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
- Baltasar Gracian
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.
- Archibald MacLeish
Dignity does not come in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
There never was yet a people who must not have somebody or something to represent the dignity of the state.
- John Adams
Poverty won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.
– William Ellery Channing
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning.
- José Saramago
The dignity of man was everywhere tissue- paper thin.
- Dick Francis
I may forget my dignity, but you may not.
- Mason Cooley
Without dignity, identity is erased.
- Laura Hillenbrand