Personal dignity is to be measured with the yardstick of one’s conscience, not with that of other people’s judgement.
Quotes We Cherish: Quotations from Fausto Cercignani, by Brian Morris (2014, p. 13).
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all state authority.
Remember this, that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
Where is there dignity unless there is also honesty?
I wish you all the pleasurable excitement one can have without hurting others and one's own dignity.
By indignities men come to dignities.
I believe in only one thing and that thing is human liberty. If ever a man is to achieve anything like dignity, it can happen only if superior men are given absolute freedom to think what they want to think and say what they want to say. I am against any man and any organization which seeks to limit or deny that freedom … the superior man can be sure of freedom only if it is given to all men.
Anything which is accomplished through making other people afraid is wrong. Anything which deprives other people of their dignity is wrong.Alexander D. Shimkin
The demeaning of dignity is almost the only reason for a fight.simon soloveychik
Let's remember our goal. It is not to reeducate the teacher; it is not to express fair anger, it is not "to show everyone that…" No! We need that the sense of dignity remains in our son or daughter here is our goal!
To assert dignity is to lose it.
Dissent... is a right essential to any concept of the dignity and freedom of the individual; it is essential to the search for truth in a world wherein no authority is infallible.
Let us hold fast the great truth, that communities are responsible, as well as individuals; that no government is respectable which is not just. Without unspotted purity of public faith, without sacred public principle, fidelity, and honor, no machinery of laws, can give dignity to political society.
Remember this, that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.marcus aurelius
The dignity of truth is lost with much protesting.Ben Jonson
An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.steve martin
It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since by constantly striving against their own nature.