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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
When boasting ends, there dignity begins.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Only man has dignity; only man, therefore, can be funny.
Every man has his dignity. I'm willing to forget mine, but at my own discretion and not when someone else tells me to.
Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.
If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his 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.
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for.
True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
Dignity belongs to the conquered.
To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.
We must live with dignity when we exist.