Quotes by dignity

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
  • Budd Schulberg
    Budd Schulberg
    American screenwriter, television producer and novelist 1914-2009
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    Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
  • Andrew Goodman
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    A people must have dignity and identity.
  • Binyavanga Wainaina
    Binyavanga Wainaina
    Kenyan author and journalist 1971-2019
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    All people have dignity. There's nobody who was born without a soul and a spirit.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Baroness Orczy
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    An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
    American nonprofit executive 1942-
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    And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    By a lie, a man...annihilates his dignity as a man.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
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