Quotes and Sayings about Dignity
A position of dignity is more easily improved upon than acquired.
– Publilius Syrus
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind’s dignity.
– William Ellery Channing
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.
Self- respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
– Abraham Joshua Heschel
Dignity: the doomed man’s final refuge.
– Max Frisch
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
I may forget my dignity, but you may not.
– Mason Cooley
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
Without dignity, identity is erased.
– Laura Hillenbrand
Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on.
– James Frey
Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.
– Archibald MacLeish
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.
– Dejan Stojanovic
You should never sacrifice three things: your family, your heart, or your dignity.
Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it.
– Rick Bragg
Death with dignity is better than life with humiliation.
Being strong doesn’t mean you have to stay and fight all the battles and petty arguments that come your way. Being strong means you don’t have to stay and respond to rude remarks. Don’t retort by throwing insults back at them. It’s what they want. Keep your dignity and don’t lower yourself to their level. True strength is being adult enough to walk away from the nonsense with your head held high.
No matter what they take from me they can’t take my dignity.