Favorite Quotations ~  Dignity Dignity

"To behave with dignity is nothing less than to allow people to be themselves. ~ Sol Chaneless


The natural state of a human being is dignity. ~ Robert F. Kennedy

To die with dignity means to die within your character. ~ Elisabeth Kubler Ross

Our dignity is not in what we do, but in what we understand. ~ George Santayana

Even people who are wrong deserve to keep their dignity intact. ~ Mallory Crawford

There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. ~ Booker T. Washington

One of the most important requirements of successful aging is dignity. ~ Norman Corwin

Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it. ~ Queen Christina of Sweden

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn. ~ Philip Massinger

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. ~ Aristotle

One is not rich by what one owns, but more by what one is able to do without with dignity. ~ Immanuel Kant

Do not romanticize the poor...We are all people, human beings subject to the same temptations and faults as all others. Our poverty damages our dignity. ~ Cesar Chavez

Each of us, face to face with other men, is clothed with some sort of dignity, but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart. ~ Luigi Pirandello