Dignity is like air. When you breathe easily, you don’t think about it. But, when you don’t have enough of it, all you can think about is air, air, more air!
A wise man has dignity without pride; a fool has pride without dignity.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
I think the tragic feeling is invoked in us when we are in the presence of a character who is ready to lay down his life, if need be, to secure one thing — his sense of personal dignity.
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.
I would rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I’m not.