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Top 62 Most Inspiring Quotes on Dignity (RESPECT)

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“We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right. Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation, rather than a question mark signifies it!”

Gary Ryan Blair
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. - Michael J. Fox
One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. – Michael J. Fox
Human dignity is the same for all human beings when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own. ‒ Pope Francis
Human dignity is the same for all human beings: when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own. ‒ Pope Francis
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for. ‒ Robert C. Maynard
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for. ‒ Robert C. Maynard
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people - they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world. - Antonio Guterres
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world. – Antonio Guterres
When people begin to ignore human dignity, it will not be long before they begin to ignore human rights. ‒ Gilbert K. Chesterton
When people begin to ignore human dignity, it will not be long before they begin to ignore human rights. ‒ Gilbert K. Chesterton
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline, the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. - Abraham Heschel
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline, the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. – Abraham Heschel
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. ‒ Herbert Hoover
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. ‒ Herbert Hoover
Death with dignity is better than life with humiliation. ‒ Hussain Ibn Ali
Death with dignity is better than life with humiliation. ‒ Hussain Ibn Ali

12 InspirationalQuotes About Dignity and Respect

“My father used to have an expression. He’d say, ‘Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity. It’s about respect. It’s about your place in your community.'”

Joe Biden
No power on this earth can destroy the thirst for human dignity. ‒ Nelson Mandela
No power on this earth can destroy the thirst for human dignity. ‒ Nelson Mandela
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. - Jane Austen
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. – Jane Austen
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity. ‒ Jackie Robinson
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity. ‒ Jackie Robinson

“Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.”

Rollo May
Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it. - Rick Bragg
Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it. – Rick Bragg
The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher law, to the strength of the spirit. ‒ Mahatma Gandhi
The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher law, to the strength of the spirit. ‒ Mahatma Gandhi
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. ― Coco Chanel
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. ― Coco Chanel

“If you take risks and face your fate with dignity, there is nothing you can do that makes you small; if you don’t take risks, there is nothing you can do that makes you grand, nothing.”

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on. ― James Frey
Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on. ― James Frey
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. - Romain Gary
Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him. – Romain Gary
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. - Aristotle
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. – Aristotle

4 Dignity Quotes to Inspire Success (CLASS)

“Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.”

William Manchester
Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence. ‒ Bill Hybels
Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence. ‒ Bill Hybels
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living. - John D. Rockefeller
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living. – John D. Rockefeller
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. - Calvin Coolidge
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. – Calvin Coolidge

7 Dignity Quotes for Woman

“We learned about dignity and decency, that how hard we work matters much more than we do. That helping others means much more than taking advantage of oneself.”

Michelle Obama
I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. - Mary Wollstonecraft
I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. – Mary Wollstonecraft
It is time to effect a revolution in female manners - time to restore to them their lost dignity. ‒ Mary Wollstonecraft
It is time to effect a revolution in female manners – time to restore to them their lost dignity. ‒ Mary Wollstonecraft
Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
When values disappear, the first people to suffer are women because people start losing their respect for women. - Rula Ghani
When values disappear, the first people to suffer are women because people start losing their respect for women. – Rula Ghani
Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation. ― Virginia Woolf
Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation. ― Virginia Woolf
The woman who doesn’t require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet. - Mohadesa Najumi
The woman who doesn’t require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet. – Mohadesa Najumi

6 Dignity Quotes About Love and Relationships

“The truth [is] that there is only one terminal dignity — love. And the story of love is not important — what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.”

Helen Hayes
Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
Be a woman of confidence and self-respect; give a man a reason worth fighting for. ‒ Nikki Rowe
Be a woman of confidence and self-respect; give a man a reason worth fighting for. ‒ Nikki Rowe
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration. ‒ Giuseppe Mazzini
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration. ‒ Giuseppe Mazzini
When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. ‒ John Gray
When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom. ‒ John Gray
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. ‒ Simone de Beauvoir
One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. ‒ Simone de Beauvoir

11 Quotes on Basic Human Dignity and Respect

“Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.”

Kailash Satyarthi
We all need to treat each other with human dignity and respect. ‒ Madonna
We all need to treat each other with human dignity and respect. ‒ Madonna
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. ‒ Laurence Sterne
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. ‒ Laurence Sterne

“For now, let us simply observe that the assault on human dignity is one of the prime goals of the visitation of fear, a prelude to the domination of the mind and the triumph of power.”

Wole Soyinka
Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. ‒ Laura Hillenbrand
Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. ‒ Laura Hillenbrand
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. ‒ Eleanor Roosevelt
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. ‒ Eleanor Roosevelt

“What should move us to action is human dignity: the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable.”

Baltasar Gracian
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life. ‒ Robert Casey
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life. ‒ Robert Casey
Fighting for human rights, a commitment to social justice and treating people with dignity are all things that are important to us as Canadians. - Jagmeet Singh
Fighting for human rights, a commitment to social justice and treating people with dignity are all things that are important to us as Canadians. – Jagmeet Singh

“The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity – these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.”

Aga Khan IV
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life. – Nelson Mandela
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life. – Nelson Mandela

12 Wise Dignity Quotes that will Make You Think (WISDOM)

“You will encounter misguided people from time to time. That’s part of life. The challenge is to educate them when you can, but always to keep your dignity and self-respect and persevere in your personal growth and development.”

Bernice King
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. ‒ Aristotle
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. ‒ Aristotle
Of the multitude who throughout history have spoken for human dignity in times of great suffering and loss, no voice is more compelling than that of Anne Frank. ‒ John F. Kennedy
Of the multitude who throughout history have spoken for human dignity in times of great suffering and loss, no voice is more compelling than that of Anne Frank. ‒ John F. Kennedy
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. ‒ José Saramago
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. ‒ José Saramago
Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity. - Ellen Key
Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity. – Ellen Key
Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. ‒ Shannon L. Alder
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. ‒ Dejan Stojanovic
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. ‒ Dejan Stojanovic
When there is oppression and dictatorship, by not speaking out, we lose our dignity. - Asma Jahangir
When there is oppression and dictatorship, by not speaking out, we lose our dignity. – Asma Jahangir
Only that position can impart dignity in which we do not appear as servile tools but rather create independently within our circle. ‒ Karl Marx
Only that position can impart dignity in which we do not appear as servile tools but rather create independently within our circle. ‒ Karl Marx
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. ‒ Charles Dickens
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. ‒ Charles Dickens
By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man. ‒ Immanuel Kant
By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man. ‒ Immanuel Kant
Your personal dignity was always more important to you than mere emotion, wasn't it ‒ Rachel Caine
Your personal dignity was always more important to you than mere emotion, wasn’t it? ‒ Rachel Caine

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