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A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil. (Quote by - Grover Cleveland)

They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure. (Quote by - Herman Melville)

Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together. (Quote by - Ovid)

His only intention, as he said, was to do nothing accept no position, lend his name to no organization or transaction that would exploit or 'commercialize' the prestige and dignity of the office of the President. (Quote by - David McCullough)

When boasting ends, there dignity begins. (Quote by - Owen D. Young)

Remember this, - that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

A fit of anger is as fatal to dignity as a dose of arsenic is to life(Quote by - Josiah Gilbert Holland)

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable. (Quote by - Paul Claudel)

Why, this hath not a finger's dignity. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

First and foremost I look at Alex as an individual and see the dignity he has maintained throughout his spell. As long as he knows how good a job he's done, with the resources he's had, then he only has to satisfy his inner self. (Quote by - Tony Mowbray)

Everyone's making living wages, nobody's earning less than that, and they work with respect and dignity. We've done everything possible to show other restaurant owners how things could be better for them and for their workers. (Quote by - Saru Jayaraman)

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. (Quote by - Aristotle)

If we value so highly the dignity of life, how can we not also value the dignity of death? No death may be called futile. (Quote by - Yukio Mishima)

They didn't get dignity in life. They might as well get dignity in death. (Quote by - Donald Roberts)

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered. (Quote by - Michael J. Fox)

Small habits, well pursued betimes, May reach the dignity of crimes Florio. (Quote by - Hannah More)

Personal liberty is the paramount essential to human dignity and human happiness. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

There was a diary found from a Mexican lieutenant in 1955. He said that he died with dignity and courage and was well-behaved, but exactly how it came about, we don't really know, so we just do the best we can. (Quote by - Billy Bob Thornton)

At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity. (Quote by - Edward M. Forster)

When we regard a man as morally responsible for an act, we regard him as a legitimate object of moral praise or blame in respect of it. But it seems plain that a man cannot be a legitimate object of moral praise or blame for an act unless in willing the act he is in some important sense a ‘free’ agent. Evidently free will in some sense, therefore, is a precondition of moral responsibility. (Quote by - C. Arthur Campbell)

We won with pride and dignity on Tuesday and we lost with the same pride and dignity on Friday. You can't ask for more from the team and I congratulate them. (Quote by - Coach Lou Pane)

Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Her legacy was her quiet dignity and instinctive rage against injustice, .. What she determined on the spot was that her dignity would not allow her to be treated unjustly. (Quote by - Diane Watson)

Every man – in the development of his own personality – has the right to form his own beliefs and opinions. Hence, suppression of belief, opinion and expression is an affront to the dignity of man, a negation of man’s essential nature. (Quote by - Thomas I. Emerson)


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