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  To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  We will stand against violence and intimidation. We will stand for the rights and dignity of all human beings.  
 -  Barack Obama
  

  When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.  
 -  Abbie Hoffman
  

  Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.  
 -  Vanna Bonta
  

  Remember this, - that there is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life  
 -  Marcus Aurelius
  

  Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.  
 -  Abraham Joshua Heschel
  

  Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it, you'd have good people doing good things and evil people doing bad things, but for good people to do bad things, it takes religion.  
 -  Steven Weinberg
  

  People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people, as if they were afraid to lose their dignity by too much familiarity.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  

  Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.  
 -  Mae West
  

  Dignity belongs to the conquered  
 -  Kenneth Burke
  

  When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.  
 -  Bayard Rustin
  

  When all this started, I asked myself, 'Am I going to withdraw from the world, like most people do, or am I going to live?' I decided I am going to live-or at least try to live-the way I want, with dignity, with courage, with humor, with composure.  
 -  Mitch Albom
  

  There is only one terminal dignity - love.  
 -  Helen Hayes
  

  Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.  
 -  Michael Jackson
  

  If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise the whole animal world into dignity, leaving man as far in advance as he is at present  
 -  George Eliot
  

  Never take a person's dignity: it is worth everything to them, and nothing to you.  
 -  Frank Barron
  

  One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.  
 -  Michael J. Fox
  

  Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on.  
 -  James Frey
  

  Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  The most attractive quality of all is dignity.  
 -  Stephanie Cook
  

  All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone  
 -  Egyptian proverb