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Quotations by Subject: Dignity
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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
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Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?
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Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)
The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.
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Dag Hammarskjold (1905 - 1961)
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.
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James Thurber (1894 - 1961)
Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity.
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John Brown
Remember this-that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD - 180 AD)
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
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Michael J. Fox (1961 - ), in "Saving Milly" by Morton Kondrake
Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
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Ovid (43 BC - 17 AD)
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
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Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
Dignity comes not from control, but from understanding who you are and taking your rightful place in the world.
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Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 05-01-05
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
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W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.
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Washington Irving (1783 - 1859)
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