No matter how badly someone treats you, never drop down to their level. Remain calm, stay strong and walk away.
You never have to chase what wants to stay.
Do not tolerate disrespect, not even from yourself.
All celebrated people lose dignity upon close inspection.
Remember this, — that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
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.
If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.
Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it.
Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.
Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. The stubborn retention of it, even in the face of extreme physical hardship, can hold a man’s soul in his body long past the point at which the body should have surrendered it.